Tagovailoa, Terps defense earn comeback win over West Virginia

Quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa threw for three touchdowns while the defense forced four turnovers to lift the Terrapins to the 30-24 victory Saturday in front of 43,811 at Maryland Stadium in College Park.

National Christian conquers Quince Orchard to win summer league final

The Eagles continued its stellar summer campaign, stopping the Cougars’ Cinderella run for the 62-50 win to win the 2021 league title.

Big Train steamrolls Aces in Game One of LCS

BETHESDA – The Cal Ripken League Championship Series returned a year after the 2020 season was canceled, as the Bethesda Big Train returned to the championship round after winning eight … Read More

Churchill blows past Springbrook in Maryland Elite season finale

On the last day of the regular season for the Maryland Elite Basketball Varsity Summer League Monday night, Churchill High School got off to a scorching hot start and finished strong for the 41-30 victory over Springbrook.

National Christian sneaks past Churchill in Summer League matchup

In a back-and-forth affair, where the score was deadlocked multiple times, Ralph Martino hit the game-winner for National Christian Academy to help the Eagles escape with the 77-74 victory over Churchill.

Big Train survives early scare to defeat Thunderbolts

BETHESDA – The top team in the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League took care of business Saturday night as the Bethesda Big Train survived a rain delay to defeat Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts 4-2 at Shirley Povich Field in Potomac, Maryland.

Poolesville fends off Quince Orchard in summer league play

In the second week of the Maryland Elite Varsity Summer League at Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School Monday night, Poolesville High School displayed enough offense and staved off a late comeback by Quince Orchard to earn a 34-30 victory.

Big Train dominate Aces in doubleheader sweep

The Bethesda Big Train showed its dominance of the Cal Ripken Colligate Baseball League with a doubleheader sweep of the Alexandria Aces Saturday, June 19, at Shirley Povich Field in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Virginia ends Maryland’s undefeated run, wins NCAA men’s lacrosse title

COLLEGE PARK– In a battle against former ACC rivals in the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse National Championship Monday, Maryland and Virginia battled in a competitive affair worthy of their top five … Read More

NFL Draft Recap: Washington, Ravens make key additions

CLEVELAND – Last year, the NFL Draft went virtual due to the pandemic, with the league conducting the annual selection process at their homes. This past weekend, the draft returned … Read More

Maryland Men’s Lacrosse dominates Ohio State, claim regular season title

COLLEGE PARK – Ranked No. 1 in the nation, the Maryland men’s lacrosse team showed its continued dominance Sunday, defeating Ohio State 18-8 to remain undefeated with its ninth straight … Read More

Bernhardt’s record-setting day leads Maryland lacrosse over Penn State

COLLEGE PARK – Entering Saturday afternoon, Maryland men’s lacrosse attacker Jared Bernhardt sat one goal shy of tying Matt Rambo as the program’s all-time leading scorer. It took the senior … Read More

Maryland’s season ends in heartbreaking Sweet 16 loss to Texas

SAN ANTONIO – For the first two games of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament, the Maryland women’s basketball team steamrolled the competition with blowout wins over Mount St. Mary’s and … Read More

Washington looks forward to 49ers after historic win in Pittsburgh

Washington plans to carry the momentum gained from the Steelers win into their matchup against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

Fans not allowed in Washington, Ravens stadiums due to COVID-19 concerns

The Washington Football Team and Baltimore Ravens will no longer host fans at their Maryland-based stadiums going forward due to coronavirus concerns.

Washington rallies but loses heartbreaker to Lions

A costly penalty and a last-second field goal helped the Detroit Lions earn a 30-27 victory over the Washington Football Team.

Late rally not enough as Giants sweep Washington

Quarterback Alex Smith stepped in for an injured Kyle Allen and attempted to lead Washington to a comeback victory. Instead, two costly interceptions gave the Giants the 23-20 win and the season sweep.

Washington loses in heartbreaker to Giants

WASHINGTON — After dropping five consecutive games, the Washington Football Team hoped to bounce back as they visited the 0-5 NFC East rival New York Giants on Sunday afternoon. However, … Read More

Rams hand Washington their fourth-straight loss

LANDOVER — On Sunday afternoon, Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith made his return to the football field for the first time since suffering a devastating leg injury back in … Read More

Ravens take down Washington in Beltway battle

On the road, the Baltimore Ravens defeated the Washington Football Team 31-17 Sunday in Landover, Maryland.

Costly turnovers drop Washington to 1-2 in tight division

Browns score 24 points off of four turnovers by Haskins WASHINGTON — Ohio State University alums Dwayne Haskins, Terry McLaurin, and Chase Young returned to the state of Ohio as … Read More

Washington loses first game of the season against Cardinals

Missed opportunities haunt Washington in loss Courtesy photo WASHINGTON — Last week, the Washington Football Team faced the Philadelphia Eagles and trailed 17-0, only to come back and win 27-17 … Read More

Capitals hire Peter Laviolette as new head coach

By Harry Lichtman/@hslichtman WASHINGTON – On Tuesday morning, the Washington Capitals announced the hiring of Peter Laviolette as the team’s new head coach, the 19th in franchise history. “Peter is … Read More

Washington Football Team defense leads amazing comeback against Eagles

By Harry Lichtman/@hslichtman LANDOVER — After a disastrous 3-13 season in 2019, Washington’s NFL team underwent a significant culture change. The franchise fired their old GM, hired head coach Ron … Read More

Capitals fire Todd Reirden after second consecutive first-round exit

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributor Courtesy photo WASHINGTON — On Aug.23, the Washington Capitals decided to relieve Todd Reirden of his head coaching duties after two years. In a … Read More

Islanders send the Capitals packing in Game 5, 4-0

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributor Courtesy photo WASHINGTON — Facing elimination on Aug. 18, the Washington Capitals relentlessly kept hope alive by showing up in the last two periods … Read More

Caps stave off elimination over Islanders

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributor Courtesy photo TORONTO — Down three games to none, it seemed like the Washington Capitals’ season was over. The team had failed to show … Read More

Islanders jump out to 2-0 lead over Capitals

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributor Courtesy photo WASHINGTON — After an abysmal Game 1 performance where they lost 4-2, the Washington Capitals hoped to fare better against the New … Read More

Capitals blow lead to Islanders in Game 1 loss

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributor Courtesy photo WASHINGTON — After clinching the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference round robin tournament, the Washington Capitals entered the first round … Read More

Caps end round robin games with win over Bruins

The Washington Capitals staved off a late comeback for the 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins to clinch the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference.

Capitals fall flat against rival Flyers

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributor Courtesy photo/Washington Capitals TORONTO — The Washington Capitals attempted to bounce back after their 3-2 shootout loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday … Read More

Capitals fall to Lighting in Round Robin shootout

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributor Courtesy Photos/Washington Capitals WASHINGTON — With NHL hockey back after a four-and-a-half-month absence, the Washington Capitals entered the 24-team postseason expansion as one of … Read More

Major League Baseball season is a Go

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributor Photo by Michael Smith/The Sports Pulse WASHINGTON – On June 23, Major League Baseball (MLB) players agreed to report to training camp on July … Read More

Nationals and Orioles draft for the future, CRCBL represented well

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributing Writer Photo by Michael Smith/The Sports Pulse ROCKVILLE – While the 2020 MLB season has yet to be played due to the owners and … Read More

MoCo and PG County athletes win MPSSAA scholarship awards

By Harry Lichtman and Demetrius Dillard/The Sports Pulse GREENBELT — The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) has announced the winners of the 2020 Minds in Motion Scholar-Athlete scholarships, … Read More

Tommy Akingbesote commits to play football at UMD

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributor SPRINGDALE – Charles Herbert Flowers high school football star Tommy Akingbesote announced his verbal commitment to play at the University of Maryland on Wednesday … Read More

Cal Ripken League cancels 2020 season

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributor BETHESDA – The Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League (CRCBL) recently announced the cancellation of its 2020 season, adding another to the list of sports … Read More

Bethesda native Bella Alarie transitions into the WNBA

Exclusive interview with Dallas Wings CEO, partner and team president Greg Bibb By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributor BETHESDA – With the sports world on hold due to the COVID-19 … Read More

High School student-athletes and coaches reflect on coronavirus pandemic

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributor ROCKVILLE – When Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert was diagnosed with COVID-19, a.k.a, coronavirus, on March 11, the NBA immediately suspended its season, which … Read More

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