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ESPN's Tim Kurkjian will receive Career Excellence Award

Dec. 07, 2021 21:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Tim Kurkjian of ESPN has been voted the Baseball Writers’ Association of America’s Career Excellence Award and will be presented with the honor during the Hall of Fame induction weekend in July. Kurkjian received 211 votes among 375 ballots cast by BBWAA members...

Maryland lawmakers override immigrant detention bill veto

Dec. 07, 2021 21:09 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland General Assembly voted Tuesday to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a measure that bans local jails from being paid by the federal government to detain people on immigration matters in Maryland. Separately, the House approved a new congressional map in a...

Official: No sign of data compromise after security incident

Dec. 06, 2021 17:48 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — There’s no evidence that any data was compromised after a “network security incident” that prompted Maryland's health department to take its website offline over the weekend, a department spokesman said Monday. “As part of the ongoing investigation into...

Humphrey out for the season as Ravens reel from close loss

Dec. 06, 2021 17:31 PM EST

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens came within inches of creating some much-needed breathing room in the AFC North. Instead, they fell short in an agonizing loss to a division rival — and now coach John Harbaugh's team has yet another major injury concern. ...

Maryland lawmakers convene for redistricting session

Dec. 06, 2021 16:37 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A new congressional map that could enable Democrats to gain a seat and sweep all eight Maryland U.S. House seats was advanced Monday by a legislative committee, which did not act on a separate proposal by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan. The committee's 18-6 vote...

Ancient crab fossil found on Assateague Island

Dec. 06, 2021 15:46 PM EST

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — The National Parks Service has confirmed the discovery of an ancient crab fossil found along the shores of Assateague Island National Seashore. Sharon Conn, a visitor to the area, found the fossil in early October on the Virginia portion of Assateague Island....

Pickett, No. 13 Pitt headline AP All-ACC honors for 2021

Dec. 06, 2021 11:42 AM EST

Newly crowned Atlantic Coast Conference champion Pittsburgh headlines The Associated Press All-ACC teams and individual awards for the 2021 season. The 13th-ranked Panthers had a league-best seven selections in results released Monday after voting by 14 sports writers who cover the...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Dec. 06, 2021 09:10 AM EST

Columbus Dispatch. Dec. 3, 2021. Editorial: Is 911 becoming a joke in Columbus? Slower police response time alarming The iconic hip hop group Public Enemy put the issue of bad emergency response services in the national spotlight with its 1990 hit...

Ex-ACC foes Virginia Tech, Maryland meet in Pinstripe Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 22:21 PM EST

Maryland (6-6, Big Ten) vs. Virginia Tech (6-6, ACC), Dec. 29, 2:15 p.m. ET LOCATION: New York TOP PLAYERS Maryland: Quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa established school single season records with 308 completions and 3,595 yards...

Manning describes 'shock' of Turgeon's exit at Maryland

Dec. 05, 2021 20:45 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Danny Manning's reaction to the coaching change at Maryland was pretty similar to the rest of the college basketball world's. “Complete and utter shock,” Manning said. On Sunday, Manning led the Terrapins for the first...