OWINGS MILLS — From his perch in the secondary, Baltimore Ravens safety Earl Thomas watched as Lamar Jackson handled the snap, dropped back and released the ball in the direction of Seth Roberts, who was streaking towards the back corner of the end zone.

ABERDEEN — Elkton resident, Rising Sun High graduate and former Harford Community College baseball coach Tom Eller has been in Aberdeen less than a week and already his imprint on the IronBirds offense is evident.

TORONTO (AP) — Golden State forward Kevin Durant has an injured right Achilles, a massive blow for the perennial All-Star and two-time NBA Finals MVP who may be three weeks away from free agency and could also be facing a long rehabilitation process.

OWINGS MILLS — Fresh off of a relaxing, nine-day golf trip to Ireland, Paul Johnson took in a football practice Thursday for the first time as a retired ex-coach.

FAIR HILL — Ringing in the 85th Annual Fair Hill Races, the typically one-day event saw two days of races with the addition of the first-ever Twilight Races on Friday.

BALTIMORE — Before she ever collapsed in celebration at Pimlico Race Course watching War of Will charge across the finish line to win Saturday’s Preakness Stakes, Samantha Bussanich, an assistant groom for victorious trainer Mark Casse, spent several years observing the action of elite horse…

NORTH EAST — Boater Jason Burger of Bridgeton, N.J., won the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Northeast Division opener on the Chesapeake Bay presented by Navionics Saturday with five bass weighing 23 pounds, 9 ounces. For his efforts, Burger pocketed $4,000.