Wizards Blow 23 Point Lead, Edge Celtics in 2OT

The nightmare a tePaul_Pierce_Wizardsam never wants to wake up to…the Washington Wizards ended up blowing a 23 point lead to the Boston Celtics, but still found a way to win. A game everyone thought was over after the third quarter ended up being a classic at the Verizon Center tonight. The Wizards found a way to come through as a team and win 133-132 in 2OT over the Celtics at the Verizon Center.

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Wizards Fall Short to the Celtics in Boston

John WallThe former Boston Celtic, Paul Pierce, got yet another standing ovation from the crowd as he returned to TD Garden tonight. Unfortunately, the Boston Celtics crowd was able to enjoy another standing ovation, but this time for their teams performance. The Washington Wizards late fourth quarter surge was not enough to overcome their 101-93 defeat from the Celtics.

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College Football Playoff Rankings Rundown

College Football Playoff Rankings Rundown

The College Football Playoff Rankings are out, and while the top three positions remain the same, there were some changes in the fourth and fifth spots. Alabama and Oregon remained No. 1 and No. 2, respectively. FSU moved to No.3, but the battle for the No.4 spot still pretty much alive. Ohio State was ranked fifth and Baylor, which defeated TCU on Oct. 11, was sixth. Read more about College Football Playoff Rankings Rundown

Terps fined $10k, NCAA fails again

Maryland_terrapins_logoThe University of Maryland was fined $10,000 by the Big Ten Conference for their captains’ refusal to shake hands with the captains of Penn State before Saturday’s football game. Head coach Randy Edsall was specifically reprimanded and wide receiver Stefon Diggs received a one game suspension for improper behavior which included striking a referee in the face. Read more about Terps fined $10k, NCAA fails again

Navy falls just short in clash with Notre Dame

It is no secret that I greatly admire the Naval Academy. Less known is the fact that over the last decade I lost any shred of respect I may have had for the University of Notre Dame. So, perhaps my pregame hopes of a Navy victory were fueled more by my heart than my head. But the heart of the Navy football players nearly turned that hope into a reality. Read more about Navy falls just short in clash with Notre Dame

Top Fantasy Basketball Talents With Maryland Roots

Guest article by Mark Jenkins

The NBA season is less than a month away from tipping off, so people are preparing for their annual fantasy basketball draft. It has been pretty common in recent memory to see a lot of players with Maryland ties going early on in every league. Of course, it helps when the reigning MVP is just one guy from the state. Here is a look at the top prospects going into the 2014-2015 season, and a suggestion as far as when to take them. Read more about Top Fantasy Basketball Talents With Maryland Roots

Orioles Will Stop Speed

Okay, we all know that the Kansas City Royals are great at running, and will try and small-ball their way to victory against the Baltimore Orioles, but, it is not going to work against the Orioles. Chris Tillman has only allowed 1 runner to steal a base against him this year out of four tries, making for a 75% caught stealing rate. Sacrifices? Sure, what about them? Tillman has also only allowed one sacrifice bunt against him and five sacrifice flies for the 2014 season.

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Lebron boosts Cavaliers odds

This should come as no surprise but Lebron James return to the Cleveland Cavaliers has greatly boosted their odds of winning and making the playoffs for the 2014-2015 NBA season, according to SBRpicks.com.  The Cavs have also jumped in the to ESPN NBA power rankings to number two.  The last time Lebron was with the Cavs he did not win a single championship but now with more experience under his belt the pros are still betting on him.  Read more about Lebron boosts Cavaliers odds

ESPN's Witch hunt against Baltimore

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/fc/Steve_Bisciotti,_Super_Bowl_celebration.jpgInvestigative journalism is really something ESPN should stay away from. The premise of their Outside the Lines and E:60 series really seem to fall outside of their area of expertise. It is difficult to not notice that the product being presented is so overtly sensationalized and biased that it is practically impossible to consider it a credible source. Read more about ESPN's Witch hunt against Baltimore