'Just A Dump:' NFL Players Slam FedEx Field In New Poll 'Just A Dump:' NFL Players Slam FedEx Field In New Poll
'Just A Dump:' NFL Players Slam FedEx Field In New Poll "If you build it, they will come." At least, that's what Ray Kisella said in "Field of Dreams." But many NFL players would rather not when it comes to NFC East locales, according to a new poll by The Athletic. The anonymous survey of NFL players led to some dubious results for the New York Giants (and Jets) and Washington Commanders, whose stadiums were found to be among the worst to play in. Out of 79 responses, MetLife Stadium (18.4 percent) was overwhelmingly voted the worst stadium to play in by NFL followed right behind by FedEx Field (13.9 percent).  Highmark Stadium (12.7 per…
Maryland Assistant Coach Kevin Sumlin Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI In Florida: Jail Records Maryland Assistant Coach Kevin Sumlin Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI In Florida: Jail Records
Maryland Assistant Coach Kevin Sumlin Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI In Florida: Jail Records A top offensive coach for the University of Maryland is facing charges for alleged intoxicated driving in Florida. According to jail records in Hillsborough County, co-offensive coordinator Kevin Sumlin, a Bethesda resident, was arrested early on Sunday morning on suspicion that he was drinking and driving along a highway. Sumlin, 59, was arrested at around 12:40 a.m. on Oct. 22 and released later that day after posting a $500 bond for a DUI charge. Officials noted that he refused to submit to a breathalyzer test while he was being interviewed by officers, which could lead to a suspended li…
Frances Tiafoe, Son Of Maryland Custodian, Ends US Open Run In Historic Upset Frances Tiafoe, Son Of Maryland Custodian, Ends US Open Run In Historic Upset
Frances Tiafoe, Son Of Maryland Custodian, Ends US Open Run In Historic Upset Frances Tiafoe's 2023 US Open run ended in an upset on Tuesday, Sept. 5. For Ben Shelton, though, it's only just begun. Tiafoe, who is ranked No. 10 in the world, fell to 20-year-old Shelton in the quarterfinals 6-2 3-6 7-6(7) 6-2, in Queens, NY. View this post on Instagram A post shared by US Open (@usopen) The match was historic in that it was the first time two Black men faced off, and that Shelton's win makes him the youngest American to reach the Open semis since Andy Roddick in 2003. He'll face Novak Djokovic on Friday, Sept. 8. Shel…
Kevin Brown To Be 'Freed' From Much-Maligned Suspension By O's Ownership On Friday Kevin Brown To Be 'Freed' From Much-Maligned Suspension By O's Ownership On Friday
Kevin Brown To Be 'Freed' From Much-Maligned Suspension By O's Ownership On Friday Baltimore Orioles announcer Kevin Brown is ready to return home to the broadcasting booth. Brown, who was notoriously suspended from his job two weeks ago after the organization made a gaffe that he repeated on a broadcast, is set to return to calling O’s games on Friday night when the team squares off in Seattle against the Mariners. During the July 23 game against the Tampa Rays, Brown read his game notes - which are provided by the team's PR staff - regarding the Orioles' recent history playing in St. Petersburg. Ownership didn't appreciate him pointing out the previous futility of the…
Nationals No Hit For First Time Since Moving From Montreal To DC In 2005 Nationals No Hit For First Time Since Moving From Montreal To DC In 2005
Nationals No Hit For First Time Since Moving From Montreal To DC In 2005 Wednesday night could be the exclamation point for a surging Philadelphia Phillies team that is hoping to ride another hot streak to a Wild Card spot in the playoffs. In just his second start with the team since being acquired last month, 31-year-old Michael Lorenzen made history on Aug. 9, becoming the first team to no-hit the Washington Nationals since they moved from Montreal to the District. At the trade deadline, the Phillies added Lorenzen for their playoff push, giving up infield prospect Hao You Lee to the Detroit Tigers for the first-time All-Star in late July. And he's making qu…
'Thin Skinned': Orioles Suspend Announcer For Recapping Team's Past Struggles, Report Says 'Thin Skinned': Orioles Suspend Announcer For Recapping Team's Past Struggles, Report Says
'Thin Skinned': Orioles Suspend Announcer For Recapping Team's Past Struggles, Report Says He's outta there (for now). The Baltimore Orioles have suspended a play-by-play announcer after he accurately recapped the team’s struggles in past seasons against the Tampa Bay Rays during a live broadcast, AwfulAnnouncing.com reports. Sources told the sports media site that Long Island, NY native Kevin Brown was suspended indefinitely following his commentary during the end of the team’s series against the Rays on Sunday, July 23. In his pregame comments, Brown noted that Tropicana Field has been “maybe the toughest ballpark” for the Orioles to play in and reminded viewers that the team…
Review: Best Golf Stats Apps Review: Best Golf Stats Apps
Review: Best Golf Stats Apps Finding a golf stats app can be a bit overwhelming, simply because there are so many to choose from. We’ve written about the value of strokes gained stats, and the best golf stats app absolutely needs to measure strokes gained. Here is our comparison of the best golf stats apps and which ones are worth your investment. Pinpoint GolfPinpoint Golf 1. Pinpoint Golf Pinpoint Golf is the top golf stats app for tracking strokes gained. If you want to dive into strokes gained tracking, but you’re worried about data collection and complexity, don’t fret. Pinpoint makes navigation and data inpu…
Magic Johnson Teases Another Rebrand For Washington Commanders Magic Johnson Teases Another Rebrand For Washington Commanders
Magic Johnson Teases Another Rebrand For Washington Commanders The Washington Commanders finally got a new owner (oh happy day), now could they be getting a new name? With hope springing anew after the group led by Chevy Chase native Josh Harris purchased the team from embattled former owner Dan Snyder, wholesale changes are expected to be coming for the franchise that hasn’t sniffed the Super Bowl in more than three decades. Among those changes? Possibly a new nickname away from the contentious Commanders, according to minority owner Magic Johnson. The NBA legend made news following his group’s purchase, refusing to rule out a possible name change d…
MD Tennis Pro With Humble Beginnings Has New Coach With Troubled Past MD Tennis Pro With Humble Beginnings Has New Coach With Troubled Past
MD Tennis Pro With Humble Beginnings Has New Coach With Troubled Past Nick Kyrgios might be one of the most controversial names in pro tennis, and Frances Tiafoe the least. Kyrgios is known for his raging temper on the courts, and Tiafoe, of Hyattsville, for his humble beginnings. Well, they do say opposites attract: Kyrgios will be Tiafoe's coach for the Ultimate Tennis Showdown (UTS) Los Angeles, this weekend. View this post on Instagram A post shared by UTS Tour (@ultimate_tennis_showdown) Both Kyrgios, 28, and Tiafoe, 25, are featured in the highly-popular Netflix documentary, "Break Point," which follows…
NFL Rookie From MD Cited For Driving 140MPH In Lambo On Minnesota Freeway: Police NFL Rookie From MD Cited For Driving 140MPH In Lambo On Minnesota Freeway: Police
NFL Rookie From MD Cited For Driving 140MPH In Lambo On Minnesota Freeway: Police Maryland native Jordan Addison’s NFL debut may be on delay after he was cited for driving 140 mph on a Minnesota highway early on Thursday morning. Addison, the former Tuscarora High School standout in Frederick County who was taken with the 23rd pick in this year’s NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings, was busted on Thursday, July 20 going nearly triple the speed limit in a Lamborghini by Minnesota State Police. The incident comes as rookies were set to report to training camp this weekend for the Vikings, where Addison was projected to serve as a possible starter besides star Justin Je…
Maryland Native To Make History At Women's World Cup Maryland Native To Make History At Women's World Cup
Maryland Native To Make History At Women's World Cup A Maryland native will make history this week hits the field with the Philippines Women's National Team at the World Cup  Sofia Harrison, who was born in Montgomery County and raised in Columbia, where she starred at Atholton High School, will be among the 'Filipinas" representing the national team as it makes its World Cup debut on the big stage. 𝙒𝙄𝙏𝙉𝙀𝙎𝙎 𝙃𝙄𝙎𝙏𝙊𝙍𝙔 🤩 @CignalTV will air our matches in the FIFA Women's World Cup on @OneSportsPHL and @PilipinasLive!🔵🔴🟡 #LabanFilipinas #ParaSaBayan #WinTheMoment #FilipinasTayo #FWWC2023 pic.twitter.com/6HP8pGIMeI — Philippine WNT ⚽ (@Pilipina…
What Is Strokes Gained In Golf? What Is Strokes Gained In Golf?
What Is Strokes Gained In Golf? If you play golf, you know it's not easy. In fact, it's probably the most frustrating and difficult game there is. Athletes in other sports might disagree, but everyone can agree that getting good at golf is hard. That's where “strokes gained” comes in. Golfers can finally learn exactly where they need to improve their game so that they can get better faster. A lot faster. Strokes gained compares every facet of a golfers game to other players of a similar skill level. How good are you at short putts, long putts, short game, irons, driving? Strokes gained tells you all this and more. This …
Orioles Fans Are Losing Their Minds Over Rutschman's Show-Stopping Little Sis Orioles Fans Are Losing Their Minds Over Rutschman's Show-Stopping Little Sis
Orioles Fans Are Losing Their Minds Over Rutschman's Show-Stopping Little Sis Josie Rutschman just about stole the show during brother Adley's performance at the Home Run Derby. The 25-year-old Orioles' switch-hitter's little sister was seen dancing in T-Mobile Park stands with the rest of the family. The 23-year-old dancing queen allegedly gained thousands of Instagram followers in the seconds that it took her big bro to kick off the Home Run Derby.  Adley Rutschman puts his switch-hitting skills on full display. ⚾️💣💣 #HomeRunDerby pic.twitter.com/kkhWbmOeo5 — The Comeback (@thecomeback) July 11, 2023 As of Tuesday morning, Josie had 12K Instagram followers.  …
Nats, O's Among Most Instagrammed Ballparks In MLB: Report Nats, O's Among Most Instagrammed Ballparks In MLB: Report
Nats, O's Among Most Instagrammed Ballparks In MLB: Report Whether it's a stadium selfie or shots of peanuts and Cracker Jack, some MLB stadiums have become decidedly more "Instagrammable" than others, according to a newly released report. A new report from agamble.com, an online casino and betting promo site, highlighted the ballparks that have seen the most play on Instagram and other social media sites, with both the Orioles and Nationals ranking in the top half of the league.  Despite their lowly record and standing in the NL East, as well as poor attendance, Nationals Park landed 12th on the list, with more than 40,000 Instagram hashtags repo…
Orioles Fans Are Spitting Mad That Fairfax County's Bryce Eldridge Was Drafted To San Fran Orioles Fans Are Spitting Mad That Fairfax County's Bryce Eldridge Was Drafted To San Fran
Orioles Fans Are Spitting Mad That Fairfax County's Bryce Eldridge Was Drafted To San Fran O’s fans are feeling woe in Baltimore. Bryce Eldridge, a Northern Virginia high school baseball prodigy, has announced his potential plans to take his talents out west. The Vienna native, who stands 6-feet 7-inches tall, was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in this weekend’s MLB Draft, much to the dismay of Oriole's fans in the DMV who were hopeful to keep the hometown hero in town. Oh what could have been.  "Here’s an idea, don’t sign and join the Orioles," one fan commented on the 18-year-old's Instagram post that went up Monday, July 10. Not all fans were happy the Virginia nat…
'Sorry I Couldn't Save You': GF Of Drowned Ravens QB Ryan Mallet Pens Heartbreaking Tribute 'Sorry I Couldn't Save You': GF Of Drowned Ravens QB Ryan Mallet Pens Heartbreaking Tribute
'Sorry I Couldn't Save You': GF Of Drowned Ravens QB Ryan Mallet Pens Heartbreaking Tribute "I'm sorry I couldn't save you." That was just one heartbreaking line among many in a Facebook tribute posted by Madison Carter, who was dating former Baltimore Ravens quarterback Ryan Mallett, when he drowned last week in Florida. "Nothing was ever about you, it was always about others," Carter wrote days after the 35-year-old athlete drowned in the Gulf of Mexico.  "Multiple times, I heard you say 'there are so many good people in this world,' and that statement alone shows what kind of person you were. Always looking for the good." First responders were called to the bea…
Ex-Ravens QB Ryan Mallett Drowns In Gulf Of Mexico, 35 Ex-Ravens QB Ryan Mallett Drowns In Gulf Of Mexico, 35
Ex-Ravens QB Ryan Mallett Drowns In Gulf Of Mexico, 35 Former Baltimore Ravens quarterback Ryan Mallett has died in an apparent drowning in Florida on Tuesday June 27, officials said. He was 35 years old. The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Department identified Mallett as the victim who drowned in the Gulf of Mexico. First responders were called to the beach behind 775 Gulf Shore Drive in Destin, FL, at 2:12 p.m., the sheriff's office said. "A group of people in the water near the second sandbar had reportedly been struggling to make their way back to shore," the statement reads. "One of the individuals, an adult male, went under and lifeguar…
Baltimore Orioles Bash Their Way To $51,500 Win For Maryland Lottery Player Baltimore Orioles Bash Their Way To $51,500 Win For Maryland Lottery Player
Baltimore Orioles Bash Their Way To $51,500 Win For Maryland Lottery Player The Orioles big win on Tuesday hit a little harder for at least one lifelong fan. While the home team claimed a 7-3 win over the Anaheim Angels on Tuesday, May 16, one Maryland Lottery player was only seeing dollar signs on the scoreboard, not runs, hits, and errors. Shady Side resident Barbara Phelps Anderson was the “Home Run Riches” Contestant of the Game for Tuesday’s matchup against the Angels, and she won $51,500 after the Orioles hit a pair of out of the park - including their 50th of the season. Each year, Maryland Lottery holds a promotion that awards $500 to each Contestant of t…
MD Native Oguchi Onyewu Taking Top Position In US Soccer Federation MD Native Oguchi Onyewu Taking Top Position In US Soccer Federation
MD Native Oguchi Onyewu Taking Top Position In US Soccer Federation A DMV native is taking his talents to the top of the US Soccer Federation, where he will bring decades of experience to the agency. The organization announced that Washington, Oguchi Onyewu, who honed his skills playing in Olney, Maryland, and lived in DC, has been named the Vice President of Sporting for the for the US Soccer Federation. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Oguchi Onyewu (@oguchionyewu5) In his new role, the international superstar, who played in two World Cups, will work alongside Sporing Director Matt Crocker “in …
Former Top HS Recruit In MD Looks To Party With The Lombardi After Being Picked In NFL Draft Former Top HS Recruit In MD Looks To Party With The Lombardi After Being Picked In NFL Draft
Former Top HS Recruit In MD Looks To Party With The Lombardi After Being Picked In NFL Draft A former high school football standout in Maryland is looking to bring the Lombardi Trophy back to the bayou. Former Damascus High School superstar Bryan Bresee is taking his talents from the DMV to NOLA after being chosen with the 29th pick in Thursday’s NFL Draft by the New Orleans Saints. With the 29th pick in the 2023 NFL Draft, the New Orleans Saints select DT Bryan Bresee!#SaintsDraft | @CoxComm pic.twitter.com/NiDkXkTIwn — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) April 28, 2023 At Damascus, Bresee tallied 134 career tackles, including 80.5 for loss, with 35 sacks. He won a state champion…
O's Leading The Charge As More MLB Teams Extend Last Call; Nationals Still Holding Out O's Leading The Charge As More MLB Teams Extend Last Call; Nationals Still Holding Out
O's Leading The Charge As More MLB Teams Extend Last Call; Nationals Still Holding Out Get your beer here! Several teams are following the Baltimore Orioles’ lead and will begin selling alcohol at the ballpark through the eighth inning of games. With the MLB pitch clock dramatically speeding up the pace of play on the field, several teams are now beginning to see what the Orioles saw and are increasingly eschewing the traditional seventh inning cut off, giving fans in the stands an extra six outs to get their drinks in. The Orioles, who saw the writing on the wall, are now joined by the Arizona Diamondbacks, Texas Rangers, Minnesota Twins, and Milwaukee Brewers in giving fan…
Diamond In The Draft: UMD Star Goes Second Overall In WNBA Draft Diamond In The Draft: UMD Star Goes Second Overall In WNBA Draft
Diamond In The Draft: UMD Star Goes Second Overall In WNBA Draft Diamond Miller is taking her talents from Maryland to Minnesota. With the second overall pick in the 2023 WNBA Draft, the Minnesota Lynx selected Miller out of the University of Maryland after the fourth-year guard led the Terrapins to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship last month. MARYLAND TO MINNESOTA!The No. 2 overall pick in the WNBA Draft is Diamond Miller! pic.twitter.com/OVrTy0fUOh — Maryland Women’s Basketball (@TerpsWBB) April 10, 2023 A three-time all-Big Ten selection and Big Ten Tournament's Most Outstanding Player, Miller capped off her career with her best year ye…
Shane McMahon Tears Quad During Surprise Wrestlemania Appearance For MontCo Native Shane McMahon Tears Quad During Surprise Wrestlemania Appearance For MontCo Native
Shane McMahon Tears Quad During Surprise Wrestlemania Appearance For MontCo Native Gaithersburg native Shane McMahon got his Wrestlemania moment… But it did not go like they drew it up in the back. “Shane O Mac” made a surprise appearance during the second night of Wrestlemania 39, when he was called to the ring by guest star Snoop Dogg for an impromptu match against host Mike "The Miz" Mizanin, amid thunderous cheers from sellout the Los Angeles crowd at Sofi Stadium. That was the only part of the surprise appearance that went according to plan for the 53-year-old. SHANE O'MAC IS BACK!!!@SnoopDogg introduces @shanemcmahon at #WrestleMania! pic.twitter.com/BbcL8HL9…
Maryland's Stacy Keibler Gets Call To WWE Hall Of Fame Maryland's Stacy Keibler Gets Call To WWE Hall Of Fame
Maryland's Stacy Keibler Gets Call To WWE Hall Of Fame She's got legs, and soon she will have a WWE Hall of Fame ring.  Maryland native Stacy Keibler is set to return to the ring as she prepares to get inducted to the WWE Hall of Fame during Wrestlemania weekend on Friday night. The former Rosedale resident will be featured at the “Showcase of the Immortals” on Friday, March 31 alongside other high-profile former stars and superstars to kick off what is expected to be a stacked Wrestlemania card. Keibler, a Towson graduate, began her career with WCW as one of the famed “Nitro Girls” before becoming a prominent manager and talent. When Vince M…
Lamar Jackson Lauds Maryland As He Requests Trade From Ravens Lamar Jackson Lauds Maryland As He Requests Trade From Ravens
Lamar Jackson Lauds Maryland As He Requests Trade From Ravens Lamar Jackson’s time with the Ravens may be nearing its conclusion, but he has nothing but love for the place he’s called home for five years. The former MVP came out publicly requesting a trade away from the Baltimore Ravens on Monday morning, as contentious contract talks continue between the two sides after he was hit with the non-exclusive franchise tag earlier this month. A letter to my FansI want to first thank you all for all of the love and support you consistently show towards me. All of you are amazing and I appreciate y’all so much. I want you all to know not to believe every…
March Madness: These DMV-Area Teams Are Going Dancing In The NCAA Tournament March Madness: These DMV-Area Teams Are Going Dancing In The NCAA Tournament
March Madness: These Dmv-area Teams Are Going Dancing In The NCAA Tournament March will certainly be mad for some college basketball fans in the DMV area after several teams from the region were chosen by the selection committee to enter the NCAA Tournament. Several colleges from the region are among the field of 68 who will be going dancing in the tournament, which kicks off on Tuesday, March 14 with the “First Four” set of games. In total, 37 states, plus Washington, DC, are represented among the men’s field that will be vying for one of the most coveted in all of sports. The University of Maryland is back in the “big dance” after notching 21 wins in coach Kevin…
Who's Got Game? Virginia, Maryland Governors Muse About Going One-On-One Over New FBI HQ Who's Got Game? Virginia, Maryland Governors Muse About Going One-On-One Over New FBI HQ
Who's Got Game? Virginia, Maryland Governors Muse About Going One-On-One Over New FBI HQ Could the future location of the FBI’s future headquarters be determined over a pickup game of basketball? This week, officials from the General Services Administration heard from delegations in both Maryland and Virginia regarding the highlights of bringing the FBI to either state, prompting a curious showdown between top elected officials in both. After their pitches were heard, Maryland Gov. Wes Moore shared a clip of himself on Twitter before a recent Washington Wizards came showing him smoothly hitting a jump shot from the free throw line. .@GlennYoungkin let's go one on one, win…
Philadelphia Eagles Player Robbed Of Diamond At Gunpoint In Maryland: Reports Philadelphia Eagles Player Robbed Of Diamond At Gunpoint In Maryland: Reports
Philadelphia Eagles Player Robbed Of Diamond At Gunpoint In Maryland: Reports Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Zach Pascal was robbed at gunpoint of a diamond necklace early Friday, March 3 in Maryland, according to various news reports citing sources in law enforcement. Pascal, 28, had his diamond necklace stolen in the assault in Upper Marlboro, his hometown, according to 6abc. Prince George's County police said their office was closed for comment until Monday. NBC Philadelphia says Pascal was treated for minor injuries at the scene. Pascal played football at Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School, and helped lead Old Dominion to the Bahamas Bowl in 2016.  He si…
Washington Nationals Owner Ted Lerner, Who Brought Baseball Back To His Hometown, Dies At 97 Washington Nationals Owner Ted Lerner, Who Brought Baseball Back To His Hometown, Dies At 97
Washington Nationals Owner Ted Lerner, Who Brought Baseball Back To His Hometown, Dies At 97 Ted Lerner, the man who brought a World Series title to DC with the Washington Nationals and Montgomery County native has died at the age of 97. A real estate mogul who made his millions after founding one of the largest development companies in the region, Lerner purchased the Nationals from Major League Baseball for a reported $450 million after their transition from the Montreal Expos in 2006. He died on Sunday, Feb. 12 at his Montgomery County home in Chevy Chase.  Lerner was born in DC in 1925 and worked as an usher at Griffith Stadium to help foster his passion for baseball, accord…
DC Native, Ex-NFL Player Vontae Davis Arrested For DUI DC Native, Ex-NFL Player Vontae Davis Arrested For DUI
DC Native, Ex-nfl Player Vontae Davis Arrested For DUI Washington DC native and former NFL cornerback Vontae Davis was arrested on a DUI charge following a Florida crash, according to arrest records and news reports. Davis, 34, lost control of his Tesla and struck a parked pickup truck on the side of the Florida Turnpike in Hollywood early Saturday, Feb. 4, ESPN says citing a report from the Florida Highway Patrol. The impact of the crash sent the pickup into a concrete barrier and struck its driver, who was standing outside of the vehicle, the outlet said citing police. Meanwhile, Davis had slurred speech, bloodshot eyes, smelled of alcohol a…
Capital Murder Charge For Maryland Man Involving University Of Alabama Player: Police Capital Murder Charge For Maryland Man Involving University Of Alabama Player: Police
Capital Murder Charge For Maryland Man Involving University Of Alabama Player: Police A University of Alabama basketball player from Washington DC and a Maryland native have been charged with gunning down a 23-year-old woman over the weekend. Junior forward Darius Miles, 21, and Charles County's Michael Lynn Davis, 20, have both been charged with the capital murder of 23-year-old Jamea Harris near campus over the weekend, according to police in Tuscaloosa. Jamea HarrisTwitter/@diamondaxls Shots rang out early on Sunday, Jan. 15 in The Strip off University Boulevard, not far from the Alabama campus, when a pair of gunmen fired into a vehicle in the area, police said, noti…