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Newark Charter seniors play in Blue-Gold softball game
NewarkPostOnline.com / Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:36:00 -0400
It’s never easy for a high school senior to take the field for the last time as an interscholastic athlete. For many, it’s following a loss in a state tournament game, as was the case for the Newark Charter softball…
Marlins nearly no-hit by Max Scherzer but beat Nationals, 2-1
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:05:00 PDT

The cliché beauty of baseball — the beauty that allows for anything to happen, against all odds and logic — was on full display at Marlins Park on Wednesday as the Miami Marlins turned near-infamy into a 2-1 victory, stunning the Washington Nationals and taking the series rubber match.

Getting...

Ernie Grunfeld on John Wall, the luxury tax and the Eastern Conference
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:56:27 -0400

Evading questions is an art with multiple tiers. One strategy is to ask questions in response to a question. That can prompt the interviewer to begin talking about themselves while limited time with a subject ticks away.

Another model is the short, terse answer. Think running back Marshawn Lynch's stance ...

The Times’ NBA mock draft: Look for Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball to go first and second
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:20:00 PDT

A Paul George mega-deal could turn the NBA draft upside down if the Indiana Pacers trade him before or during Thursday night’s proceedings.

They’ve had discussions with multiple teams, including the Lakers, who feel as if they are in prime position to acquire George. The four-time All-Star will...

Schmuck: Don’t expect Orioles to find an outside fix for deepening pitching struggles
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:26:00 PDT
There is no way to sugarcoat what has happened to the Orioles pitching staff this season ? and the fact that probably nothing can be done about it.
Orioles have been great with runners in scoring position — there just haven’t been enough runners
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:42:00 PDT
Adam Jones, Jonathan Schoop and Trey Mancini can be counted on to deliver with RISP.
Maryland men’s lacrosse assistant coach Kevin Conry named Michigan’s new head coach
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:02:00 PDT

Kevin Conry is leaving the Maryland men’s lacrosse team for Michigan after all.

After a report by College Crosse was disputed Tuesday, the Terps’ associate head coach and defensive coordinator became the second head coach in the Wolverines’ brief Division I history, Michigan announced Wednesday....

Orioles receive inspiring visit from Tennessee teenager Luke Terry, a one-armed catcher
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:28:00 PDT
Russell, Castillo and Joseph are left in awe after working with the 14-year-old.
NBA offseason intrigue already boiling over
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:39:28 -0400

Baseball's hot-stove league is a tin can over a campfire compared to the NBA's microwave since the playoffs ended. The title chase has morphed seamlessly into the off-season, faster than Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert sullied his team's three-year run.

One moment, LeBron James & Co. were celebrating their third consecutive ...

Orioles notes: Showalter doesn’t believe a move to the bullpen would solve Tillman’s problems
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:05:00 PDT
Zach Britton's next rehabilitation outing will be Thursday night.
Academy athletic officials respond to community concerns sparked by Nitro Circus
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:31:00 PDT

During some events at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium portable toilets are set up less than 50 yards from Lisa Rodvein's home, she told stadium officials at a meeting Wednesday night.

It'll never happen again, said U.S. Naval Academy Athletic Director Chet Gladchuk.

"Done," he said.

Another...

A New Age
StarDem.com / Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:51:00 -0400
(WPNS) — Danielle Cantor has a pep-talk mentally filed away for all the NBA hopefuls she leads to pre-draft interviews. But as they arrived in blustery Chicago for last year’s NBA combine, Cantor, a partner at David Falk’s agency FAME,…
Lonzo Ball is cool and calm as he waits for the NBA draft
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:10:00 PDT

On the eve of the biggest night of his life, Lonzo Ball pops up from underneath a fluffy, white down comforter and digs through a box of chicken nuggets. On a television a few feet away, pundits debate De’Aaron Fox, one of the top point guards in this year’s NBA draft.

“Ey, bro, you have a turn...

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