Drone-Flying PA Man Who Caused AFC Championship Game Delay Faces Prison Time In Maryland: Feds Drone-Flying PA Man Who Caused AFC Championship Game Delay Faces Prison Time In Maryland: Feds
Drone-Flying PA Man Who Caused AFC Championship Game Delay Faces Prison Time In Maryland: Feds A Pennsylvania man who flew a drone over M&T Bank Stadium during the Baltimore Ravens' AFC Championship Game loss is facing felony charges, authorities announced. Chadds Ford resident Matthew Hebert found himself in the crosshairs of federal officials during the Raves' loss against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Jan. 28 and will now face prison time after taking several photos of himself with the drone at the game, which had to be temporarily suspended. "An administrative timeout... you may have not heard of one like that before. But it was a drone apparently that was interfering …
Taylor Swift Touches Down In Baltimore Taylor Swift Touches Down In Baltimore
Taylor Swift Touches Down In Baltimore Taylor Swift is in the building. M&T Bank Stadium, that is. The 34-year-old pop star's Dassault Falcon 7X touched down at the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, less than 40 minutes after taking off from Morristown Airport, in NJ on Sunday afternoon Jan. 28, according to her jet-tracking Reddit account run by programmer Jack Sweeney. As expected, Swift is in Charm City to support beau Travis Kelce, the tight end on the Kansas City Chiefs (13-6), playing the Ravens (14-4) this afternoon in the AFC Championship game. Page Six shared photos o…
UVA Grad Makes Big Announcement After Australian Open Loss To Netflix Show Star UVA Grad Makes Big Announcement After Australian Open Loss To Netflix Show Star
UVA Grad Makes Big Announcement After Australian Open Loss To Netflix Show Star Danielle Collins fought hard. But Iga Swiatek fought harder. Collins, 30, a UVA grad, won the second set of the Australian Open match against the Polish powerhouse, who starred in Season 1 of Netflix's "Break Point," and whom she beat at the AO in 2022. But it was all for naught. Ultimately, Collins lost 6-4 3-6 6-4, taking only the second set, and now she is reflecting on her time in the pros. "This is going to be my last season, actually, competing," ESPN reports, citing Collins during the postmatch press conference. "I don't really know exactly when, but this will be my last …
Former Wizards Guard On $1.7M Contract Stole Household Items From Alexandria Target: Report Former Wizards Guard On $1.7M Contract Stole Household Items From Alexandria Target: Report
Ryan Rollins Accused Of Shoplifting From Virginia Target Now it all makes sense. Days after being cut from the Washington Wizards, it came to light that guard Ryan Rollins was caught shoplifting from Target, according to The Athletic. The 21-year-old was cut from the team Monday, Jan. 8, three days before The Athletic's John Robbins wrote citing court documents out of Alexandria that show he stole small household items and groceries from Target stores seven different times between September and November. “We just recently learned of the charges against Ryan,” Monumental Basketball president Michael Winger told The Athletic. “We cannot comme…
UVA Track Star Smokes BF's Buddy Who Thought He Could Outrun Her In TikTok With 10.4M Views UVA Track Star Smokes BF's Buddy Who Thought He Could Outrun Her In TikTok With 10.4M Views
UVA Track Star Smokes BF's Buddy Who Thought He Could Outrun Her In TikTok With 10.4M Views A man who challenged a Division 1 track star to a foot race has become a national laughingstock after video of the event went viral on social media last month. More than 10.4 million people have seen the TikTok clip posted by University of Virginia track star Alahna Sabbakhan that shows her embarrassing her boyfriend's friend, who mistakenly thought he could keep up with the DC native on the track. "He refused to believe that a woman could beat him in a race," she said. @lahnazak Just to clarify, I did NOT want to race this man😂 I was already at the track with my bf doing a wor…
Bachelor Alum To Follow Beau To Baltimore After Signing With Ravens Bachelor Alum To Follow Beau To Baltimore After Signing With Ravens
Bachelor Alum To Follow Beau To Baltimore After Signing With Ravens Maryland native Jake Funk is coming home — and he's bringing his fiance, Hannah Ann Sluss. Funk, 25, was a standout member of the Damascus High School in Montgomery County, scoring a record seven touchdowns in 2017.  The running back led the team to a state championship, and went on to play five seasons for the Terps. After playing for the Rams, Saints, Colts, and Dolphins, Funk is returning home to play for the Ravens' practice squad. While it's unclear if Funk will be taking a page out of NY Giants QB Tommy DeVito's book and moving back in with his parents, according to his fi…
'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…
Basketball World Mourning Death Of Georgetown Coach Tasha Butts After Two-Year Cancer Battle Basketball World Mourning Death Of Georgetown Coach Tasha Butts After Two-Year Cancer Battle
Basketball World Mourning Death Of Georgetown Coach Tasha Butts After Two-Year Cancer Battle Georgetown University women's head basketball coach has died following a two-year battle with breast cancer, the school announced. The 41-year-old former college and professional basketball star and first-year head coach for the Hoyas died on Monday, Oct. 23 after being diagnosed with advanced stage metastatic breast cancer in 2021, leading to the "Tasha Tough" campaign that brings awareness to early screenings and detection. "Tasha's passing is a devastating loss.," University President John DeGioia said. "She was extraordinary—Tasha was a person of character, determination, vision, and k…
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…
Former NFL Star Fred Smoot Arrested In Virginia Former NFL Star Fred Smoot Arrested In Virginia
Former NFL Star Fred Smoot Arrested In Virginia Former NFL star-turned Washington Commanders broadcaster Fred Smoot surrendered to authorities this week in Loudoun County, Daily Voice has learned. The 44-year-old former cornerback surrendered at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center Thursday, Aug. 10, on a charge of "failure to comply with support obligation," the Washington Post reports citing the county sheriff. County officials tell Daily Voice that Smoot surrendered to authorities on charges that were "civil in nature." This wouldn't be Smoot's first run-in with the law. In 2006, the athlete who appears to live in Ashburn, plead…
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…
VA Pro Soccer Player Who Lost Mom To Cancer Sees Support From Teammates, Fans VA Pro Soccer Player Who Lost Mom To Cancer Sees Support From Teammates, Fans
VA Pro Soccer Player Who Lost Mom To Cancer Sees Support From Teammates, Fans Kalil ElMedkhar might be grieving the loss of his mom to cancer, but he's got a whole team of support. The 23-year-old Loudoun United FC midfielder, who was raised in the Philadelphia suburbs, lost his mom, 65-year-old Helena Schroyer, after a cancer battle on June 27, as reported by Delaware Online. In addition to a GoFundMe campaign for the American Cancer Society, launched in Helena's memory by supporters of Loudoun United, proceeds from bids on the team's match against Sacramento Republic on Aug. 19 will go toward fighting cancer. A Delaware resident with roots in Philadelphia, Helena…
VA Olympian Gabby Douglas Signed By WME Sports Ahead Of 2024 Paris Olympics VA Olympian Gabby Douglas Signed By WME Sports Ahead Of 2024 Paris Olympics
VA Olympian Gabby Douglas Signed By WME Sports Ahead Of 2024 Paris Olympics She's in good company. Virginia's Gabby Douglas has been signed to WME Sports, the same agency that represents some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment, including New Jersey's Livvy Dunne. View this post on Instagram A post shared by WME Sports (@wmesports) The news comes after the 2012 Olympic all-around champion and 2015 World all-around silver medalist announced she'd be returning to competitive gymnastics. While 27-year-old Douglas, who was born in Newport News and raised in Virginia Beach, did not join Team USA at the US C…
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…
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 …
Out Of Left Field: Superfan Posts Clip Of Sprinting Intruder Making Beeline For Yanks' Volpe Out Of Left Field: Superfan Posts Clip Of Sprinting Intruder Making Beeline For Yanks' Volpe
Out Of Left Field: Superfan Posts Clip Of Sprinting Intruder Making Beeline For Yanks' Volpe The first inkling home viewers had that someone ran onto Coors Field after the Yankees defense had taken their positions Saturday night was an isolated shot of second baseman Gleyber Torres with a security guard dashing past in the background. Viewers knew that someone had run onto the field in Colorado in the bottom of the eighth inning of the Yankees' 6-3 win over the Rockies on July 15. Play-by-play announcer John Flaherty told the YES audience so. What viewers didn't know -- because such things are never shown -- was that it wasn't some clown trying to dodge pursuing security guards. …
UVA Home Run King Jake Gelof Picked By Dodgers In Same Slot As Big Bro UVA Home Run King Jake Gelof Picked By Dodgers In Same Slot As Big Bro
UVA Home Run King Jake Gelof Picked By Dodgers In Same Slot As Big Bro Record-setting righty infielder Jake Gelof may be taking his talents from the University of Virginia to the West Coast as he follows in his older brother's footsteps. With the 60th overall pick in the MLB Draft held over All-Star weekend, the Los Angeles Dodgers chose the hard-hitting Cavaliers star in the second round just months after he became the school's all-time home run leader. The Los Angeles Dodgers select power-hitting infielder Jake Gelof from the University of Virginia with the 60th overall pick in the second round of the 2023 MLB Draft. pic.twitter.com/x4vBXd8XHb — Los Ange…
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…
These Northern VA Natives Just Scored Spots Playing On US Women's Soccer Team These Northern VA Natives Just Scored Spots Playing On US Women's Soccer Team
These Northern VA Natives Just Scored Spots Playing On US Women's Soccer Team Northern Virginia will be well represented next month in Australia when the Women’s World Cup kicks off down under. A pair of former first round picks from the region taking center stage. Ashburn native Emily Fox, who will be a fresh 25 at the time of the event, and midfielder Andi Sullivan, 28, both made the cut.  The two join the defending champion US Women’s National team, which finalized its 23-woman roster this week. Fox played one year for Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn before turning her attention to her travel squad, where she starred before becoming an all-American at the …
Stud Loudoun County Golfer, 21, Tees Off Thursday At US Open Stud Loudoun County Golfer, 21, Tees Off Thursday At US Open
Stud Loudoun County Golfer, 21, Tees Off Thursday At US Open Loudoun County native Michael Brennan didn’t take long to make his impact on the PGA Tour. The 21-year-old stunned with Tuscarora High School in Leesburg before taking his talents to Wake Forest University.  He was front and center in Tinseltown during the opening round of the tournament, where he shot a +4 during his debut at a major championship. Ironically, Rickie Fowler’s record-setting performance comes a decade after he signed a photo for Brennan, who once dressed up in one of the golfer’s notoriously bright-colored outfit for Halloween in 2012. 2012: Dresses up like Rickie Fowle…
Firefighter Saves Choking Man At Nationals Park Firefighter Saves Choking Man At Nationals Park
Firefighter Saves Choking Man At Nationals Park The Washington Nationals got two wins on Wednesday night in DC. On the field, the home team topped the floundering San Diego Padres 5-3 to inch closer to a .500 record, but it was what happened in the stands in the middle of the game when a visiting firefighter saved a choking man’s life in a moment that has since gone viral. Todd Covington, a firefighter who was visiting Nationals Park from Kansas City, is being hailed as a hero after leaping into action in the middle of the game to come to the aid of another fan who found himself in a perilous position. The heroic rescue was first repor…
DMV Native Oguchi Onyewu Taking Top Position In US Soccer Federation DMV Native Oguchi Onyewu Taking Top Position In US Soccer Federation
DMV 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 …
‘F***ing C**t’ Slur By Now-Ex ESPN Reporter In Front Of Aaron Judge, Fans Caught On Video ‘F***ing C**t’ Slur By Now-Ex ESPN Reporter In Front Of Aaron Judge, Fans Caught On Video
‘F***ing C**t’ Slur By Now-Ex ESPN Reporter In Front Of Aaron Judge, Fans Caught On Video “See ya!” as New York Yankees announcer Michael Kay would say. The ”f---ing c—t’ insult that now-former ESPN reporter Marly Rivera hurled at a female freelancer was captured on video and released by TMZ Sports on Thursday. Aaron Judge was giving autographs and posing for pics with fans at Yankee Stadium on April 18 before a game against the Los Angeles Angels when freelance reporter Ivón Gaete tried to speak with the star slugger. Gaete was at the game for a piece on Angels star Shohei Ohtani for Tokyo Broadcasting, according to the New York Post. Rivera, who apparently had set up an int…
‘Gonna F---ing Regret It’: Bodycam Vid Of Devils Assistant Coach’s DUI Arrest Released ‘Gonna F---ing Regret It’: Bodycam Vid Of Devils Assistant Coach’s DUI Arrest Released
‘Gonna F---ing Regret It’: Bodycam Vid Of Devils Assistant Coach’s DUI Arrest Released A golf cart, an empty street and an aggressive sheriff’s deputy have produced a viral video of New Jersey Devils Assistant Coach Andrew Brunette being arrested for drunk driving -- on a golf cart. “You f---ing fight me and you’re f---ing gonna regret it,” a combative law enforcement officer in Florida tells Brunette while handcuffing him. The Feb. 1 exchange between the Broward County sheriff’s deputy and the former Florida Panthers head coach was captured in police bodycam video obtained by Fox Sports 640 host Andy Slater and posted via his Slater Scoops podcast. Slater dropped the vide…