Local Sports

Shorebirds announce summer promotions schedule

The Delmarva Shorebirds have announced their official promotional schedule for the 2021 season at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium. The 25th season of Shorebirds baseball is highlighted by nine fireworks …

Challenger Little League opens first season in Wicomico

With a “Play ball!” from player Cheyanne Shrieves, the Lower Shore’s first season of Challenger Little League got underway Saturday, May 8. An Opening Day ceremony kicked off the …

Photo Gallery: Fall high school football makes grand return in spring

Cross-town rivals Wicomico High School and James M. Bennett met Friday night at County Stadium, as a fall sport made a surprise outing in spring. Wi-Hi defeated JMB, 27-12.

Photo Gallery: SU lacrosse women outscore ranked St. Mary's

The 5th-ranked Salisbury women’s lacrosse team opened Coast-to-Coast Athletic Conference play with a 14-10 home victory over the No. 25 St. Mary’s Seahawks on Saturday.

Delmarva Shorebirds 2021 baseball staff will include first woman coach

When the Delmarva Shorebirds take to the field later this spring, the coaching staff will include the first female coach in Shorebirds’ history and in the Orioles’ minor-league …
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Pro Sports
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to trade center Jonas Valanciunas to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for center Steven Adams, guard Eric Bledsoe and an exchange of …
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Muller threw five scoreless innings to earn his second big league win, helping the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 2-0 on Monday afternoon in the opener of a doubleheader …
The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to trade All-Star second baseman Adam Frazier to the San Diego Padres for three minor leaguers, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated …
College Sports
Oklahoma and Texas took the first formal step toward moving to the Southeastern Conference, notifying the Big 12 that they would not be renewing an agreement than binds the league’s members through …
Many colleges across the country are telling students a COVID-19 vaccination is required if they want to attend classes on campus during the upcoming academic year. But what happens when one of …
TOKYO (AP) — Beach volleyball’s future was on display at the Shiokaze Park venue Monday morning for the Olympic debut of Americans Kelly Claes and Sarah Sponcil. Three of the four players in …
Outdoors
SALISBURY — The fight against cancer hasn’t stopped despite COVID-19 and 1 in 3 Americans will get cancer in their lifetime. The American Cancer Society continues to fund research, …
Each year during the spring and summer months, the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) receive reports of captive wildlife situations in which …
Sports

Giddey, Sengun, Garuba among international NBA prospects

It wasn't that long ago 6-foot-8 Australian point guard Josh Giddey's objective was to play in the NBL — not the NBA. The Melbourne native had his country's National Basketball League in mind …

Panthers sign Sam Bennett to 4-year deal; Sam Reinhart next?

Sam Bennett re-signed with the Florida Panthers on Monday, inking a four-year contract with the team that has been a good fit for him since joining at the trade deadline. Bennett put up six goals …

Packers' CEO 'hopeful' about sorting things out with Rodgers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers president/CEO Mark Murphy remains hopeful quarterback Aaron Rodgers the three-time MVP will play for them this season, but says he doesn’t know whether …

Positive COVID test keeps Colts coach out for start of camp

WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich will miss the start of training camp after testing positive for COVID-19, general manager Chris Ballard announced Monday. Ballard said …

Ex-coach/player wants meeting with Goodell over Asian remark

Former NFL player and coach Eugene Chung is still waiting to meet with Commissioner Roger Goodell regarding an anti-Asian comment he says a team made about him during a job interview this …
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Built more like an NBA player at 6-foot-8, Harold Carmichael turned to football because he couldn’t perform basketball’s most basic skill. “I loved basketball but I …
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow is one of the first to arrive at Jacksonville Jaguars practice. He jogs onto the field, stretches a little, catches footballs from a Jugs machine, then finds his …