JIM NORMANDIN

Dear readers,

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Jim Normandin

President and Publisher

Four-year colleges facing budget shortfalls stemming from the pandemic are approaching an unwelcome milestone: In coming days, the number of eliminated sports programs will almost surely pass 100.

NFL owners have tabled a proposal for an alternative to the onside kick with a fourth-and-15 play and approved testing expanded use of video replay in the preseason to aid in officiating.

Katie O’Hare of Bohemia Manor High School has signed to continue her soccer career by attending Pace University, in Pleasantville, New York in the Fall. Pace is a Division II school competing in the Northeastern-10 (NE10) Conference. Katie was a 4-year starter for the Eagles, was an All Coun…

Taylor Edmond will be cheering at Division 1 AA Towson University on both the Competitive and Game Day Squads in the Fall. She was a 4 year Varsity Cheerleader at Appoquinimink High School in Middletown, DE and Bohemia Manor High School where she was the team MVP and captain. She also cheere…

The NCAA Division I Council voted Wednesday to lift a moratorium on voluntary workouts by football and basketball players effective June 1 as a growing number of college leaders expressed confidence that fall sports will be possible in some form despite concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Whenever Joey Logano doesn’t cross the finish line first at a NASCAR Cup Series race he says he tends to have the same thought: “Golly, I wish I could do that again.”

CECIL COUNTY — Bohemia Manor track star Brooke Walz recently signed to run track at the University of Maryland and she says she is excited about the opportunity.

Jasmine Jordan is getting an intimate look into the psyche of her heralded father, Michael, just like the rest of the world. The 27-year-old wasn’t born when her dad won the first two of his six championships with the Chicago Bulls, so like many watching “The Last Dance,” there are some thin…

PITTSBURGH (AP) — This isn't quite the way Anthony McFarland expected his NFL career to begin. Then again, the rookie running back knows he's not the only one whose first taste of the pros is coming via conference calls with members of the coaching staff followed by self-administered tests i…

OWINGS MILLS — In their quest to keep quarterback Lamar Jackson upright and running, the Baltimore Ravens have put a priority on fortifying their offensive line following the retirement of eight-time Pro Bowl guard Marshal Yanda.

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