Local Sports

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 …

Wicomico spring sports programs open for registration

Wicomico Recreation & Parks’ spring schedule is packed with two new adult sport tournaments and many more spring sport programs for both youth and adults. Registration for programs is …

Vikings beat Wi-Hi in season opener, 27-6

CAMBRIDGE — It was a long time coming, but the pandemic-abbreviated football season finally began on Friday. The Vikings (1A) opened their seven-game, spring season with a 27-6 win over …

College athletes could be paid for endorsements under Md. bill

College athletes could be allowed to profit off of their name, image and likeness, and would be better protected under a bill that passed the Maryland House of Delegates this week. HB0125 and its …

Sports betting debate heats up in Annapolis

Maryland legislators have begun to discuss regulation of the state’s newly approved legalized sports betting market, which includes mobile wagering. Early debates in both chambers have …
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Pro Sports
An NFL team can’t release a player simply because he is not vaccinated for COVID-19, a person with direct knowledge of the league's directive told The Associated Press on Friday. Buffalo Bills …
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians catcher Roberto Pérez will be sidelined for months following surgery on a fractured right ring finger. Pérez played in pain for several weeks with the fracture, which …
Sofia Kenin no longer will be coached by her father, announcing just weeks before the French Open she is “putting together a new technical team.” Kenin, the Australian Open champion and French …
College Sports
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama football coach Nick Saban has taped a public service announcement encouraging Alabamians to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The Alabama Department of Public Health says …
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — University of Hartford sports are dropping from Division I to Division III. The decision comes after the Hartford men’s basketball team this season won its first …
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Transgender girls would be banned from participating in female sports teams in high school or college in two bills introduced by Republican lawmakers in Ohio, which became the …
Outdoors

Column: Guthrie paved the way, still hoping more will follow

All these years after her history making run at the Indianapolis 500, Janet Guthrie is still deluged with letters from around the globe. “I just got a piece of fan mail from Australia,” she …

Mickelson 11 shots worse, still in the mix at Quail Hollow

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Phil Mickelson went from planning to hit a draw away from the water to wondering if he should hit a fade that would bleed away from the bunkers toward the 14th green at Quail …

Busy Alvarez back in Texas for unification bout vs. Saunders

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is back in the ring for the third time in less than five months with a “Cinco de Mayo” theme serving as a backdrop for the Mexican star after …

Zverev beats Nadal in straight sets in Madrid Open quarters

MADRID (AP) — Alexander Zverev ended his winless streak on clay against Rafael Nadal on Friday, keeping the Spaniard from winning a sixth Madrid Open. Zverev defeated Nadal 6-4, 6-4 in the …

Wilson good to go after injury, eager to move on from dustup

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Tom Wilson reached out to Artemi Panarin in the aftermath of the most talked about incident in hockey this week, and now he's ready to move on from his latest …
JUNO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Members of the U.S. and Great Britain & Ireland teams at the Walker Cup are dealing with a stomach bug and are under observation at the team hotel, organizers said …
May 8 1906 — Philadelphia manager Connie Mack needed a substitute outfielder in the sixth inning of a game against Boston and called on pitcher Chief Bender. Bender hit two home runs, both …