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Understanding Why Colin Kaepernick Took A Knee

or the first three weeks of the preseason in 2016, Colin Kaepernick was seen sitting on a bench during the national anthem. After speaking to Nate Boyer an Army Green Beret and long snapper in the NFL, Colin decided to kneel instead of sit on the bench. Boyer explained to him it would be more respectful than sitting.

Year of the Terrapin?

Since 2010, the football program at the University of Maryland has regressed from “top-25” to a laughingstock in the Big Ten Conference.

Big Pay Day or Championships

Seven years ago, Joe Flacco led the Baltimore Ravens to a Superbowl win. After playing out his rookie deal, Flacco was on his way to becoming an unrestricted free agent.

COVID-19 Updates in Basketball and Baseball

On March 11th, and 12th the sports world came to a halt because of an invisible enemy. All major league sports suspended their seasons or just outright cancelled them - NBA, NHL, MLB. Even the NCAA, who cancelled their basketball tournament, and all of their spring sports.

NFL Schedule Release

When the NFL releases its schedule this Thursday, May 14th, we will learn which teams the Ravens and the Redskins will face during the 2020 season.

Petition To Save 42 Minor League Baseball Franchises Gains Steam

A petition to save 42 minor league baseball franchises has gained local attention.  The Frederick Keys are affected by a potential MLB proposal to...

XFL Week 4 Recap

LA Wildcats-14 - NY Guardians-17 The New York Guardians defeated the LA Wildcats 17-14 for their second victory this XFL season. The Guardians were...

Linganore Lancers Win County Championship Over Oakdale

Guest Columnist: Chaz Packan On February 25, 2020 the Linganore Lancers boys basketball captured their second county title.  It was their first since 2017 when they...

XFL Week 3 Recap

Guest Columnist: Chaz Packan Houston-34 - Tampa Bay-27 The Houston Roughnecks remained undefeated with a 34-27 victory over the Vipers. Houston quarterback PJ Walker was once again...

Last Weekend In XFL Football

The DC Defenders won the inaugural game in XFL football history by a score of 31-19 at Audi Field in Washington, D.C.  Thanks to a performance powered by three defensive/special teams touchdowns by way of two interceptions returned and a blocked punt leading to the first touchdown in XFL History.