6:00 AM EDT, Tue June 30, 2015
Washington Post 6 hours ago

Wiz Insider: Toure’ Murry, Damion James commit to play for Wizards’ summer league team

Toure’ Murry and Damion James are expected to play for the Washington Wizards in the upcoming Las Vegas summer league, according to people with knowledge of the situation. Both players are familiar faces for the Wizards; James was with the team for training camp and preseason last year, and Murry joined Washington on a 10-day contract in March.Read full article >>
Baltimore Sun 6 hours ago

Bud Norris allows four home runs in Orioles' 8-1 loss to Rangers

Searching for a silver lining in what has been a nightmarish first half for Orioles starter Bud Norris, some solace could be derived from Norris' ability to keep the ball in the ballpark this year.
MASN Sports 6 hours ago

Bud Norris on his struggles tonight and this season - Steve Melewski

After he struggled badly tonight, allowing four homers to tie his career high and five runs in six innings in a 8-1 loss to Texas, Orioles right-hander Bud Norris admitted his confidence may have taken a hit this year. "Probably...

Buck Showalter speaks after 8-1 loss - School of Roch

The Orioles, Rays and Blue Jays lost tonight. The American League East may avoid a major shakeup. Bud Norris tied his career high with four home runs allowed over six innings in an 8-1 loss to the Rangers before 21,565 at Camden Yards. A 15-game winner in 2014, Norris sliipped...

Orioles batters strike out 14 times in loss to Texas Rangers

The Orioles had been on fire at the plate in the past 20 games entering Monday night's series opener against the Texas Rangers. And up against left-hander Wandy Rodriguez, who had been tagged for eight runs in his previous start, the Orioles had a good matchup.
Washington Post 7 hours ago

DC Sports Bog: Fred Smoot says he encountered ‘several’ gay players in the NFL and that ‘everyone knew’

Fred Smoot did a Reddit AMA (“Ask me anything”) on Monday, and he was certainly open to answering all sorts of questions. He didn’t appear to get many regarding his podcast, which he was ostensibly there to promote, but the former Redskins and Vikings cornerback did have an interesting exchange regarding gay players in the NFL.Read full article >>
MASN Sports 7 hours ago

Texas hits four homers off Bud Norris to beat O's in series opener - Steve Melewski

The Orioles gave up three runs total to the Cleveland Indians during a three-game weekend sweep. Tonight the Texas Rangers hit four home runs off Bud Norris. Texas beat the Orioles 8-1 at Camden Yards in the opener of a...
Washington Post 8 hours ago

Robert Carter Jr. could be a factor in Maryland basketball’s NCAA title hopes

Robert Carter Jr. was on edge during a pickup game earlier this month, running around an empty Xfinity Center with his Maryland basketball teammates as if he were playing in front of thousands of fans in the middle of the season. Read full article >>
Baltimore Sun 9 hours ago

O's ex-president MacPhail to begin rebuilding Phillies

Andy MacPhail is the new man in charge of the Philadelphia Phillies.
Baltimore Sun 10 hours ago

Ex-Terps assistant Dalonte Hill sentenced to 60 days in jail

Former Maryland men's basketball assistant coach Dalonte Hill, who was forced to resign in November 2013 following a DUI arrest a month earlier, was sentenced to 60 days in the Howard County jail after pleading guilty Monday in the Circuit Court for Howard County to subsequent drunk-driving charges...
J.michael / CSN Washington 10 hours ago

Now healthy again, Toure' Murry hopes remain with Wizards

Toure' Murry could've been on the Wizards' playoff roster this past season if it wasn't for a badly sprained left ankle that ruined his chances.
MASN Sports 11 hours ago

O's game blog: O's look for fifth win in a row in series opener against Texas - Steve Melewski

The American League East race now features four teams separated by one game in the standings. The Orioles have the best winning percentage in the division at .547 as they open a four-game series tonight against the Texas Rangers. The...

Dylan Bundy says there's 'always hope' he'll pitch in 2015, but not much

Dylan Bundy, the Orioles' top pitching prospect, said he has a calcium buildup in the back of his right shoulder - a rarity among baseball players - that caused soreness and inflammation this past month and will shut him down for the near future.
Baltimore Sun 11 hours ago

Michael Sam, 1st openly gay NFL draftee, rejoins CFL team

In the city where Jackie Robinson made the jump to the big leagues - and a country where gay marriage has been legal for a decade - Michael Sam has come to restart his football career.

Showalter on Gausman, Schoop, Bundy and MacPhail - School of Roch

The Orioles made it through the day without a roster move, but there are a few pending that can't be ignored much longer. Kevin Gausman will be recalled from Triple-A Norfolk to start Thursday night against the Rangers at Camden Yards. Second baseman Jonathan Schoop's injury rehab assignment runs through...

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