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Knappenberger digs out of hole, tops Welch in Hawks’ win over Bears.
/ Sun, 21 Jan 2018 00:15:00 -0500
Going into each wrestling match, Anya Knappenberger knows she needs to weather the storm.
The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports, Jan. 21-27
BaltimoreSun.com / Sun, 21 Jan 2018 04:00:00 PST

Jan. 24, 1981: The Mount St. Mary’s men’s basketball team, which had lost five games in a row to UMBC, routs the Retrievers, 101-58, in Emmitsburg. Durelle Lewis (18 points) stars for coach Jim Phelan’s Mountaineers, who improve to 14-1 and are ranked No. 5 in Division II.

Jan. 26, 1977: The McCarron...

Jim Johannson, GM of U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team, dies at 53
BaltimoreSun.com / Sun, 21 Jan 2018 11:25:00 PST

Jim Johannson, the general manager of the U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team for the Pyeongchang Games and assistant executive director of USA Hockey, died in his sleep Sunday morning in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA Hockey said in a statement. No cause of death was given.

Johannson, 53, had been with...

Some families go the distance to support Maryland men’s basketball team
BaltimoreSun.com / Sun, 21 Jan 2018 14:00:00 PST
The families of Maryland men's basketball players Darryl Morsell, Anthony Cowan Jr. and Kevin Huerter are fixtures on the road with the Terps.
Ravens’ Benjamin Watson among three finalists for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year
BaltimoreSun.com / Sun, 21 Jan 2018 14:35:00 PST
Texans defensive end J.J. Watt and Panthers tight end Greg Olsen also remain in the running.
Tom Brady and Patriots pull off another dramatic rally to reach third Super Bowl in four years
BaltimoreSun.com / Sun, 21 Jan 2018 15:35:00 PST

The music started blaring not long after Tom Brady left a postgame stage on the field.

The Beatles’ “I Want to Hold Your Hand” rocked the New England Patriots faithful at Gillette Stadium, a not-so-veiled play on the story line that dominated the run-up to the AFC championship game.

Brady, the...

Local boxers to brawl for Las Vegas shooting victim Tina Frost
BaltimoreSun.com / Sun, 21 Jan 2018 15:45:00 PST

Funds for Las Vegas shooting victim Tina Frost will be raised at Baltimore Boxing’s first event of the year on Friday.

The “Super Brawl of Boxing” will feature the debut of former NFL player Leon Joe, previously a University of Maryland linebacker, along with Maryland State Middleweight champ Deshawn...

Three Columbia brothers, all elite acrobatic gymnasts, aim to build on international success
BaltimoreSun.com / Sun, 21 Jan 2018 17:15:00 PST
Teenagers Sean, Grant and Cade Shields are preparing for the U.S. team trials next month, then the World Age Group Competition in April.
Report: Matt Canada emerges as leading candidate to become Maryland’s offensive coordinator
BaltimoreSun.com / Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:20:00 PST
Matt Canada, who spent last season at LSU, has emerged as the leading candidate to replace Walt Bell as the offensive coordinator at Maryland, sources told ESPN.
Aly Raisman’s mom rips into Michigan State coach Tom Izzo: ‘Are you a moron?’
BaltimoreSun.com / Sun, 21 Jan 2018 19:10:00 PST

The mother of Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman ripped into Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo on Twitter for his comments about the sexual abuse of gymnasts by Larry Nassar, who was employed by the university.

Answering reporters’ questions about the case on Friday, Izzo said it had been a “difficult...

Out of the spotlight, Eagles defense no less dominant against Vikings
BaltimoreSun.com / Sun, 21 Jan 2018 19:15:00 PST

This was more than just a game of cat and mouse between Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz and Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur.

This was an all-out war for Super Bowl turf.

Or at least an ultra-intense version of Mad Magazine’s Spy vs. Spy.

With the NFC championship...

Danny Amendola delivers another superb playoff performance for Patriots
BaltimoreSun.com / Sun, 21 Jan 2018 19:15:00 PST

New England Patriots receiver Danny Amendola continued his penchant for clutch playoff performances on Sunday, catching two touchdown passes and making an outstanding play on a punt return in a 24-20 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC championship game at Gillette Stadium.

Amendola,...

Patriots open as favorite over Eagles in Super Bowl
BaltimoreSun.com / Sun, 21 Jan 2018 19:20:00 PST

Oddsmakers like the chances of Tom Brady winning a sixth Super Bowl ring, making the New England Patriots nearly a touchdown favorite to beat the Philadelphia Eagles.

Sports books around Las Vegas opened the Patriots around a 6-point favorite Sunday to win their second straight Super Bowl. They...

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