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Roberts scores 21 to lead Kent St. over Towson 84-80 in OT

Nov. 11, 2019 10:53 PM EST

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Anthony Roberts had a career-high 21 points, including a driving layup late in overtime as Kent State narrowly defeated Towson 84-80 on Monday night. Danny Pippen had 17 points and five blocks for Kent State (2-0). Troy Simons added 16 points. Philip Whittington had 12 points and 10...

Ravens' new playbook a perfect fit for multifaceted Jackson

Nov. 11, 2019 6:11 PM EST

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Lamar Jackson is peeling off eye-opening runs and passing to perfection, and the Baltimore Ravens are ringing up touchdowns aplenty while indiscriminately beating unbeaten and winless teams. Seems like coach John Harbaugh knew what he was doing when he rewrote the playbook this...

Catholic bishops' agenda: immigrants, gun deaths, sex abuse

Nov. 11, 2019 5:19 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — US Catholic bishops received a challenging to-do list Monday as they opened their national assembly — notably to support immigrants and refugees, extend the campaign to curtail clergy sex abuse and work harder to combat gun violence. They also were urged by Pope Francis' envoy to be...

Virginia man pleads guilty in WWII dog tags theft

Nov. 11, 2019 4:47 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Virginia National Guard sergeant accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration in Maryland has pleaded guilty to a theft charge. Robert Rumsby of Fredericksburg, Virginia, entered a guilty plea to one misdemeanor count of...

Slain journalist's widow to sign posthumously published book

Nov. 11, 2019 10:16 AM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The widow of a journalist who died in a shooting at a Maryland newspaper will be signing copies of her husband's posthumously published book. The Capital Gazette reports Andrea Chamblee will be hosting the signing at an Annapolis Barnes and Noble on Saturday in honor of her late...

No. 8 South Carolina easily beats No. 4 Maryland 63-54

Nov. 10, 2019 6:31 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Standing tall in the middle of the lane, South Carolina freshman Aliyah Boston proved to be the difference-maker in a matchup between two of the nation's premier women's basketball programs. Boston scored 14 points, grabbed seven rebounds and blocked five shots to help the No. 8...

James sends Liberty past Maryland-Eastern Shore 66-55

Nov. 10, 2019 4:52 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Scottie James had 22 points and 16 rebounds as Liberty got past Maryland Eastern Shore 66-55 on Sunday. James made 10 of 13 shots and seven of his rebounds came on offense. Darius McGhee had 19 points for the Flames (2-0). Caleb Homesley, the Altantic Sun Conference's preseason...

Smith, Cowan spark No. 7 Maryland's rally past Rhode Island

Nov. 10, 2019 12:41 AM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland switched its defense and steadied its offense in the second half Saturday to overcome a scare against Rhode Island. Jalen Smith had 19 points and 11 rebounds, Anthony Cowan Jr. scored all 14 of his points in the second half and turnover-prone No. 7 Maryland overcame a...

Jefferson, Morse lead Mount St. Mary's past D-III Gettysburg

Nov. 9, 2019 9:51 PM EST

EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Malik Jefferson and Vado Morse each scored 14 points and Mount St. Mary's beat Division III-member Gettysburg 75-58 on Saturday night. Jefferson collected 13 rebounds, Morse had four steals and the Mountaineers (1-1) never trailed. Five players scored in double figures and Mount St....

Maryland GOPer whose posts led to Trump ire to run for House

Nov. 9, 2019 6:25 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland Republican whose social media posts about trash in Baltimore ultimately led to President Donald Trump's verbal attack of the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings says she'll run for Cummings' seat. Kimberly Klacik tells The Baltimore Sun she'll file next week as a candidate for the...