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Wisconsin forward Micah Potter (11) goes to the basket against Maryland guard Aaron Wiggins (2) and forward Donta Scott, back, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

No. 14 Wisconsin weathers Maryland comeback in 61-55 win

Jan. 27, 2021 11:23 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Micah Potter had 23 points and 12 rebounds and No. 14 Wisconsin slipped past Maryland 61-55 Wednesday night after blowing most of an 18-point halftime lead. D'Mitrik Trice added 13 to help the Badgers (13-4, 7-3 Big Ten) avenge a surprise loss to the Terrapins (9-8, 3-7) last...

This March 22, 2017, photo provided by Religion News Service shows Memorial Episcopal Church in Baltimore. The historic church has committed to setting aside $100,000 to reparations, an initiative that will contribute to local racial justice causes. Memorial Episcopal Church has also pledged to contribute an additional $400,000 for reparations and justice over five years. (Courtesy of Eli Pousson/Flickr/Religion News Service via AP)

Maryland Episcopal church commits $500,000 to reparations

Jan. 27, 2021 7:51 PM EST

(RNS) — A historic Episcopal church in Baltimore has committed to setting aside $100,000 to reparations, an initiative that will contribute to local racial justice causes. Memorial Episcopal Church also pledged to contribute an additional $400,000 for reparations and justice over five years. “Our...

Group to no longer fund aerial surveillance over cities

Jan. 27, 2021 2:32 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Texas philanthropy says it will no longer fund the technology that helped launch a surveillance plane that monitored Baltimore in an attempt to help lower violent crime. Arnold Ventures, backed by billionaires Laura and John Arnold, said it would not be funding a proposed aerial...

Greene leads No. 14 Ohio State over No. 7 Maryland 88-86

Jan. 25, 2021 10:34 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Madison Greene and No. 14 Ohio State made enough plays to hold off No. 7 Maryland. Barely. Greene scored 24 points and Jacy Sheldon had 21, helping the Buckeyes top the Terrapins 88-86 on Monday night. Back-to-back 3-pointers by Braxtin Miller put Ohio State up 75-69 with 4:22 left....

Texas head coach Shaka Smart directs his team against Kansas State during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Austin, Texas, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

The Latest: Bucknell men's and women's hoops back on court

Jan. 25, 2021 6:04 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ COVID-19 tests within the Bucknell men’s and women’s basketball Tier 1 group that were announced as positive on Saturday have been amended to a negative result by the laboratory that conducted the testing. The...

Democrat Jim Carpenter, left, and Republican Natalie Abbas watch the inauguration of President Joe Biden in Carpenter's apartment in Frederick, Md., on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. The two are local ambassadors for a program designed to bridge the nation's extraordinary political divide. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)

One county, worlds apart: Bridging the political divide

Jan. 25, 2021 12:30 AM EST

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — She fired up her laptop to scour the internet for bits from right-wing websites and conspiratorial YouTube channels. The inauguration of Joe Biden was just days away, and Natalie Abbas was feverishly searching for 11th-hour interventions that could prevent the swearing-in of a...

Maryland's Eric Ayala (5) and a teammate double-team Minnesota's Liam Robbins, center, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Maryland gets another road upset, 63-49 vs. No. 17 Minnesota

Jan. 23, 2021 5:46 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Maryland paid another destructive visit to a Top 25 foe, leaving No. 17 Minnesota as the latest team that would have been wise to request a damage deposit. The only breaks on this loaded Big Ten schedule have come by COVID-19-prompted postponements. Eric Ayala had 21 points and three...

Summers, Dorsey lift Navy past Army 69-62

Jan. 23, 2021 5:11 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Greg Summers had 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead five Navy players in double figures as the Midshipmen won their ninth straight game, getting past Army 69-62 on Saturday. Patrick Dorsey added 13 points for the Midshipmen (10-1, 7-0 Patriot League). Cam Davis chipped in 11, Jaylen...

The Maryland National Guard Honor Guard drapes the Maryland flag on the casket of Maryland Senate President Emeritus Thomas V. Mike Miller under the dome of the State House in Annapolis, Md., Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun via AP, Pool)

Maryland pays tribute to longtime Senate president Miller

Jan. 22, 2021 8:07 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland officials remembered the nation’s longest-serving state Senate president on Friday as a powerful leader who influenced policy for nearly half a century, a towering figure in state politics who could be gruff as well as kind. With Thomas V. Mike Miller's body lying in...

A patron, who did not want to give his name, uses the lottery ticket vending kiosk at a Smoker Friendly store to purchase tickets for the Mega Millions lottery drawing, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, in Cranberry Township, Pa. The jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery game has grown to $1 billion ahead of Friday night's drawing after more than four months without a winner. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

$1B Mega Millions prize a result of long odds, slow sales

Jan. 22, 2021 4:45 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery game has grown to $1 billion ahead of Friday night’s drawing after more than four months without a winner thanks to bad luck, poor odds and reduced play partially blamed on the coronavirus pandemic. It’s only the third time a...