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2020 Preakness to proceed without fans In attendance


The Stronach Group and the Maryland Jockey Club, owners of the legendary Preakness Stakes, announced Sept. 2 that Preakness 145 will proceed without fans in attendance on October 3rd at Pimlico Race Course.

Jennevy Santos has come a long way to lift Morgan State volleyball

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Jennevy Santos has gone to great lengths to chase her dreams.

The 21-year-old from Bayamon, Puerto Rico, is a senior at Morgan State, a valuable team leader and defensive specialist on a Bears volleyball squad that should contend for a MEAC championship whenever such matters can again ascend to the forefront.

Boyd Rutherford On Why Baltimore Should Host 2026 World Cup Matches


Though the 2026 FIFA World Cup is six years off, Maryland officials are making their pitch to bring soccer’s biggest tournament to the Old Line State. A team spearheaded by Maryland Sports executive director Terry Hasseltine and Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford presented its bid to FIFA officials July 20, seeking to secure Baltimore as one of the American host cities during the tournament.

Maryland public middle and high schools postpone fall and winter sports seasons during first semester


The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association in consultation with the Maryland State Superintendent of Schools, the Maryland Department of Health, and the Public School Superintendent Association of Maryland has decided to postpone the 2020 high school fall and winter competition season during the first semester.

Former Ravens WR Torrey Smith talks charity game, Lamar Jackson and more

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By Glenn Clark

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Torrey Smith returns to Baltimore for his eighth annual Torrey Smith Family Fund Charity Basketball Game at Royal Farms Arena March 30. The game benefits the Torrey Smith Family Fund; tickets can be purchased here or donated to kids.

Frank Robinson, former Orioles legend, dies at 83

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By Jeff Seidel

Frank Robinson, who pushed the Orioles over the top and later became baseball’s first African-American manager, has reportedly died of bone cancer. He was 83.

Eric Weddle vows to finish career with Ravens

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By Bo Smolka

Baltimore Ravens veteran safety Eric Weddle said he hopes to play out the final year of his four-year Ravens contract, but he said he will “ride off into the sunset” and retire if the Ravens choose to release him.

New after-school sports producing results in and out of classroom for Henderson-Hopkins

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By Bill Ordine

Prior to start of the current school year, the Henderson-Hopkins school in East Baltimore was a frustrating contradiction.

Ravens HC John Harbaugh names Lamar Jackson starter, Joe Flacco backup

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By Bo Smolka

The Baltimore Ravens are officially Lamar Jackson’s team now.

Head coach John Harbaugh left no doubt, declaring Jackson will be the starter rather than a healthy Joe Flacco when the Ravens host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at M&T Bank Stadium Dec. 16.

Mike Elias ready to put stamp on Orioles as new GM

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By Todd Karpovich

Mike Elias wore a bright orange tie to his introductory news conference as the new general manager of the Baltimore Orioles.

That color could represent his past success with the Houston Astros and future optimism in Baltimore.