Baltimore’s Indy Grand Prix Short of Projections

BALTIMORE (AP) — An economic study being released Friday said the Baltimore Grand Prix fell far short of promoters' projections, but still calls it a "win" for the city. The Labor Day weekend event drew...

The ‘Premier Youth Basketball League’ Adds New Profile to Maryland Basketball

When James Parker, Jr. first approached his wife, Tarren Parker, with the idea to start a youth basketball league, he wanted to create a place to showcase the talent of Maryland youth. After coaching...

Update: Williams Tweets About Looking Forward to Return

NEW YORK (AP) — Venus Williams says she's eager to return to action after withdrawing from the U.S. Open because of an immune system disease. Williams took to Twitter on Sunday, writing: "Thank you everyone...

Wizards Dig Deep but Come Up Short in Western Swing

  Down to nearly 65 percent of the roster, the Washington Wizards still had to go out and compete against some of the best teams in the West this past week. And while they were...

Orioles Two Games Off AL East Pace Following Six-Game Win Streak

The Baltimore Orioles are just two games behind the lead of the American League East division after winning six straight games from June 9 through 13. Series wins over the New York Yankees and...

Are We Shortchanging the Washington Nationals?

An awful closer… Bryce Harper not living up to his lofty expectations…. Nothing from former franchise cornerstone Ryan Zimmerman… Leaky bullpen…. Very little from the leadoff position until recently… Injuries and lackluster starting pitching at times…. Yet, the 2016 Washington...

Orioles Becoming Frustrating to Watch as Season Winds Down

It is becoming increasingly impossible to figure out the Baltimore Orioles. A team that was once the front-runners to win the American East with a comfortable lead over the division at All-Star break has become...

Matt Jones Injury Overshadows Washington’s Preseason Win over Jets

Washington’s NFL team surprised many fans when it announced that starting quarterback Kirk Cousins would be a healthy scratch from its second preseason game against the New York Jets on Aug. 19 at FedEx...

Wendy Lewis, MLB Top Black Exec, Leaving to Head McDonald’s Diversity Efforts

NEW YORK (AP) — Wendy Lewis, among Major League Baseball's highest-ranking Black executives, is leaving after two decades in the sport's central office. The commissioner's office said Wednesday that Lewis, its senior vice president of...

Orioles Still Lead AL East, But Inconsistent Pitching Raises Concern

The Baltimore Orioles still lead the American League East division with an 8-3 record, as of April 17. But that is only because of Baltimore's red-hot start during the first week of the season. The...

NFL Lockout Could Cost Maryland $40 Million in Tax Revenue

Diehard fans of the Baltimore Ravens and the Washington Redskins are patiently waiting for the end of the National Football League’s current lockout of its players. But according to a study released by Maryland’s...

J.J. Watt, Texans Hurt Ravens’ Playoffs Chances

Defensive Player of the Year favorite J.J. Watt had a game-high seven tackles, including a sack and a pass deflected into an interception to lead the Houston Texans to a 25-13 upset over the...