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Redskins keep winning close games: Pure chance or something more?
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:15:00 -0400
Are you confounded by the Redskins? Do you smile when the team strings together victories, but expect them to lose the following week? Putting aside their 4-2 record, or the way they’ve won eight out of 10 dating to last…

Wizards know path back to playoffs starts on defense
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:15:00 -0400
WASHINGTON — John Wall remembers how good of a defensive team the Washington Wizards were when they made the playoffs in 2014 and 2015, and he wants defense to be the foundation they use to get back to the postseason.

Mistakes again doom Towson football, New Hampshire takes advantage
BaltimoreSun.com / Sat, 22 Oct 2016 16:44:00 PDT

Towson faced a formidable enemy in New Hampshire on Saturday at Johnny Unitas Stadium. In the end, though, it was the enemy they couldn't see that did them in: themselves.

The visiting Wildcats turned two Towson mistakes into touchdowns en route to defeating the Tigers, 21-7, in a windy Colonial...

Cubs beat Dodgers 5-0 to reach 1st World Series since 1945
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:15:00 -0400
CHICAGO — Cursed by a Billy Goat, bedeviled by Bartman and crushed by decades of disappointment, the Chicago Cubs are at long last headed back to the World Series.

Fumbles cost Blue Hens in loss to Stony Brook
NewarkPostOnline.com / Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:26:00 -0400
The Delaware football team's first game under interim head coach Dennis Dottin-Carter featured many of the same struggles that led to the firing of head coach Dave Brock six days earlier.

Coach’s Corner: Mourning the loss of Engle and the purest of sports upbringings
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:15:00 -0400
First, I would like to express my prayers and sympathy to the family and friends of Ron Engle, who passed away on Oct. 15. Ron was a loved member of our coaching community and a regular at our monthly breakfasts…

Mark Turgeon’s observations as Terps basketball team holds public practice
BaltimoreSun.com / Sat, 22 Oct 2016 16:37:00 PDT

The Maryland men’s basketball team held a 90-minute public practice Saturday at Xfinity Center that included nearly an hour’s scrimmaging.

While coach Mark Turgeon thought his team’s offense was better than its defense, the sixth-year coach was generally pleased with the way his revamped team is...

Cubs near-perfect in beating Dodgers 5-0 to win first NL pennant since 1945
BaltimoreSun.com / Sat, 22 Oct 2016 23:39:00 PDT

Dexter Fowler sensed a different, yet special feeling Saturday as soon as he walked into the Cubs’ clubhouse.

“I could tell the guys wanted it now,” Fowler said.

Never was that mission so apparent Saturday night as Kyle Hendricks pitched 7 1/3 innings of two-hit ball and a resurgent offense knocked...

Maryland handles Michigan State 28-17
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:15:00 -0400
COLLEGE PARK (AP) — Perry Hills threw a pair of touchdown passes in his return to the lineup and Maryland kept Michigan State winless in the Big Ten with 28-17 victory Saturday night.

Laurel Park shows off its new look, draws big crowd for Maryland Million Day
BaltimoreSun.com / Sat, 22 Oct 2016 17:02:00 PDT

The new-look Laurel Park has been getting gussied up for the past two seasons, but Jim McKay Maryland Million Day was something of a coming-out party for the renovated race course that hopes to attract a Breeders' Cup by 2021.

The nearly $30 million that has been spent to improve the facility —...

Worth directs command performance for Navy
BaltimoreSun.com / Sat, 22 Oct 2016 16:19:00 PDT
QB runs for 201 yards, 3 touchdowns

Vesey scores 2, Rangers rally for 4-2 win over Capitals
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:15:00 -0400
WASHINGTON — Rookie Jimmy Vesey scored the tying and go-ahead goals 3 minutes apart in the second period to lead the New York Rangers to a 4-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Saturday night.

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