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Taulia Tagovailoa, defense lead Maryland to a 31-9 road victory over reeling Michigan State

Sep. 23, 2023 20:56 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Taulia Tagovailoa threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, and Maryland's defense forced five turnovers Saturday as the Terrapins beat Michigan State 31-9 in the Spartans' second game without coach Mel Tucker. For the first time since its season...

Norfolk State relies on its ground game to beat Towson 21-14

Sep. 23, 2023 19:56 PM EDT

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Otto Kuhns rushed for a touchdown and passed for another to lead Norfolk State to a 21-14 victory over Towson on Saturday. Kuhns scored on a 67-yard run for a 14-7 lead early in the second half. Joseph White's 16-yard score on the Spartans' next possession...

Tropical Storm Ophelia off the mid-Atlantic coast producing winds just below hurricane force

Sep. 22, 2023 23:17 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Tropical Storm Ophelia gained strength as it churned toward the North Carolina coast on Friday, promising a weekend of heavy rain and windy conditions throughout the mid-Atlantic. Forecasters issued a hurricane watch for parts of eastern North Carolina. The...

Judge blocks government plan to scale back Gulf oil lease sale to protect whale species

Sep. 22, 2023 18:11 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the Interior Department to expand next week's scheduled sale of of Gulf of Mexico oil and gas leases by millions of acres, rejecting a scaled-back plan announced last month by the Biden administration as part of an effort to protect an endangered...

Surgeons perform second pig heart transplant, trying to save a dying man

Sep. 22, 2023 16:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Surgeons have transplanted a pig’s heart into a dying man in a bid to prolong his life – only the second patient to ever undergo such an experimental feat. Two days later, the man was cracking jokes and able to sit in a chair, Maryland doctors said Friday. The...

Maryland surgeons for the second time have transplanted a pig’s heart into a dying man

Sep. 22, 2023 14:04 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland surgeons for the second time have transplanted a pig’s heart into a dying man.

Michigan State tries to move on from Mel Tucker mess, hosts Maryland in Big Ten opener

Sep. 21, 2023 13:33 PM EDT

Maryland (3-0, 0-0 Big Ten) at Michigan State (2-1, 0-0), Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET (Peacock) Line: Maryland by 7 1/2 according to FanDuel Sportsbook Series record: Michigan State leads 10-3. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Michigan State desperately...

Biden administration announces $600M to produce COVID tests and will reopen website to order them

Sep. 20, 2023 17:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration announced Wednesday that it is providing $600 million in funding to produce new at-home COVID-19 tests and is restarting a website allowing Americans to again order up to four free tests per household — aiming to prevent possible shortages during a...

Maryland apologizes to man wrongly convicted of murder, agrees to $340K payment for years in prison

Sep. 20, 2023 13:58 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A man wrongly convicted of two separate violent crimes will be compensated by the state of Maryland after spending years behind bars, including over a year after he had been proven innocent. A Maryland board approved more than $340,000 for a settlement on...

Adnan Syed calls for investigation into prosecutorial misconduct on protracted legal case

Sep. 19, 2023 18:18 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Adnan Syed, speaking a year after he was released from prison when a judge vacated his conviction in the murder of his ex-girlfriend, emphasized his innocence again Tuesday, as he faces another stage in a long and complex legal odyssey in Maryland's Supreme Court after a...