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March Madness: Purdue crushes Villanova; Gonzaga, Michigan State and Auburn all on to the Sweet 16
03/24/2019 12:42am

Eight teams are moving on after Saturdays Round of 32.

For Maryland’s Jalen Smith, an NCAA novel writes itself in final 30 seconds vs. LSU
03/23/2019 6:02am

The Terrapins freshman has a bright future, but he added a painful chapter to his past in a tough loss to the Tigers.

Maryland women roll past Radford in NCAA tournament as Taylor Mikesell sets Terps record
03/23/2019 12:40am

Refreshed by a forced week off, the freshman set a Maryland record for three-pointers in a season, while Kaila Charles celebrated her 21st birthday in style.

Nationals pare roster down to 30 players with Opening Day on the horizon
03/23/2019 5:04am

Washington has until Wednesday to whittle the group down to 25, with the season opener against the Mets a day later.

Tom Izzo yelling at Michigan State players: Both an old story and a new debate
03/23/2019 1:23am

Michigan State players and reporters were surprised by the response to the reaction on social media to the longtime coach upbraiding Aaron Hnery during Thursdays NCAA tournament game.



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Indigenous Woman to Run LA Marathon in Traditional Clothing
03/24/2019 12:42am

Sunday will be the 34th Marathon of Los Angeles, and this year will have a different touch, since a woman of Mayan origin will run in a very special way.The annual Southern California event will feature more than 25,000 runners from the United States and 63 other countries that will compete in the streets of Los Angeles. Among the participants is the Guatemalan Mara del Carmen Tun Cho, a woman of Mayan origin who runs with huaraches and traditional clothing. Passenger Spat Sends LA-Bound Flight Back to Hawaii Tun Cho does not train in the best scenarios in the world, nor in the best conditions, but wherever she does it, she does it with great humility and dedication because she is used to obstacles.Maria is 46 years old, she is the mother of six children and she says she started running to demand the rights of women, and that struggle led her to compete in several parts of her country. Last year she ran in Spain. Watch: Bald Eagles on Double Egg Duty in the Mountains East of LA The brave woman says that she competes to carry the message of equality for the female sex, but that she would also like to win, although she knows that her poor diet puts her at a disadvantage with other runners.What I eat is nothing more than beans, tomatoes, chili, said Mara. Click Here or Email Your Photos to During a conversation with NBC 4 sister station Telemundo 52, Mara accepted two things: the first, to send a message in her language qeqchi to all the women and, the second, to test her speed with Telemundo 52s sports presenter, Sal Rodrguez.Marias trip to Los Angeles was achieved thanks to the collaboration of some Guatemalans in this city who wanted to reward their work.Mara said that this trip was the second time she got on a plane and that she felt a little afraid of that experience.

LSU Ends UMD's Season Despite Last Minute Shot at Sweet 16
03/23/2019 3:59pm

If you, like Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, put the Terps in your Final Four for March Madness, todays match definitely comes as a disappointment.Third-seeded LSU beat sixth-seed UMD 69-67 to advance into the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament Saturday afternoon. Get Breaking News Alerts With the NBC Washington App The closely fought game saw the Terps lunge for a last second comeback with Jalen Smith jumping for a three-point shot during the last 30 seconds of the game, tying the teams 67-67.But LSUs Tremont Waters broke the tie in the last five seconds of the game, trouncing the Terrapins chance at a Sweet 16 game in Washington, D.C. and ending Marylands season. Cherry Blossoms Reach Phase 3 of 6 LSU stormed into the game with Dorius Days, breaking an initial 4-4 tie and forcing Maryland to play catch-up in the first half, with LSU up 38-29.The Terps caught up in the last quarter of the game, with Smith tying the game 55-55 with four minutes remaining. Two more free throws from Smith gave UMD their first lead. More Married Couples in DC Getting Roommates, Study Says Terps head coach Mark Turgeon said he was disappointed in the result but proud of his team.I love em. I love coaching em. They made coaching fun again. I was proud of them, Turgeon said after the loss. And they represented our school all year the right way. And they are all great kids. I dont know why it didnt go our way today, but they deserve better and they can hold their heads high.Saturdays loss is UMDs third first-weekend loss in the NCAA tourney. The Terps last made the Sweet 16 in 2016.Photo Credit: Getty Images

Kraft Says He's 'Sorry' in 1st Statement Since Charges
03/24/2019 8:51am

Robert Kraft issued his first statement on Saturday since being charged with soliciting prostitution last month.I am truly sorry. I know I have hurt and disappointed my family, my close friends, my co-workers, our fans and many others who rightfully hold me to a higher standard, his statement said. Columbine Families Gather to Tell Stories Nearly 20 Years on Throughout my life, I have always tried to do the right thing. The last thing I would ever want to do is disrespect another human being. I have extraordinary respect for women my morals and my soul were shaped by the most wonderful woman, the love of my life, who I was blessed to have as my partner for 50 years.Kraft said in his statement that he had been wanting to apologize since charges were filed against him but had to remain silent in deference to the judicial process. Suddenly, Cost-Cutting States Turn Friendly to Teachers I expect to be judged not by my words, but by my actions. And through those actions, I hope to regain your confidence and respect, his statement concluded.Legal experts say this statement is an indication that Kraft may take a plea deal. Failed Alzheimers Trial Leaves Families Heartbroken Meanwhile, fans are sticking by him.The fact that he apologized shows hes truly sorry and hes owning up to his mistakes, one fan said.Another Pats fan says he believes Kraft is a good person, and he hopes this will shine a light on the larger issue.When youre a person thats in the public eye like this, thats responsible for such a huge entity like the Patriots, I think that theres some responsibility that comes with that. And what makes his missteps kind of worse, Niman Kennre said. He needs to take responsibility.On Friday, an attorney for New England Patriots owner told ESPN a video of his client at a Florida spa, where he allegedly solicited prostitution, was obtained illegally.Adam Schefter of ESPN tweeted a statement from attorney William Burck Friday evening.There was no human trafficking and law enforcement knows it. The video and the traffic stop were illegal and law enforcement just doesnt want to admit it, Burck said, according to Schefter. The state attorney needs to step up and do the right thing and investigate how the evidence in this case was obtained.William Snyder, sheriff of Martin County, Florida, told CNBC Thursday that he expects the explicit, sexual and graphic content on the surveillance videos to be made public.I watched and just left the room, Snyder said. There is nothing to see. Its pretty ugly.Kraft, 77, is one of hundreds charged in in the Palm Beach County prostitution sting. He has pleaded not guilty to two counts of solicitation. Prosecutors have reportedly offered to drop the charges if Kraft and the other suspects admit they would have been found guilty at trial, complete a course and 100 hours of community service. The deal also reportedly stipulates that the suspects be screened for sexually transmitted diseases.After the charges were announced on Feb. 22, a spokesperson said, We categorically deny that Mr. Kraft engaged in any illegal activity.The spotlight will be on Kraft Sunday as the NFL kicks off its annual league meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.Photo Credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Caps' Holtby Declines White House Visit, Cites LGBT Support
03/22/2019 1:27pm

Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby will not be joining his teammates on their White House visit Monday, citing his support for the LGBT community as a motivation.Holtby is the second current player to publicly announce he would not attend the visit after Caps forward Brett Connolly made his decision Tuesday. Devante Smith-Pelly, who is currently in the minor leagues, also said last summer he would not attend the visit should the opportunity arise. Get Breaking News Alerts With the NBC Washington App Its one of those things that we have to think about, but with me, Ive got to stay true to my values, and Im going respectfully decline the offer, Holtby said during a media event.Teammates are supporting each other whether they attend the White House visit or not, NBC Sports Washingtons JJ Regan reports. Cherry Blossoms Reach Phase 3 of 6 In saying that, its a tough situation for everyone to be in, to be forced to make a decision of that standing. Youre a team and you want to stick together no matter what, so I hope everyone kind of blows it away and that we dont worry about who goes and who doesnt, Holtby said. For me, its just a personal thing. I believe in what I believe in, and in order to stick to those values, I think I have to do what I feel is right, but that doesnt make a difference on everyone elses decision.The Canadian goalies decision comes after both the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles and two-time champion Golden State Warriors declined to make a formal visit. More Married Couples in DC Getting Roommates, Study Says The Pittsburgh Penguins, who were back-to-back Stanley Cup champions in 2016 and 2017, visited the White House after both wins. President Obama was in office for the first year and President Trump was in office for the second.This years visit will not have any media. Instead, it will be a private tour of the White House.Photo Credit: Patrick Smith / Getty

New Rules, Features, Food at Nats Park This Season
03/21/2019 6:38pm

Cory Smith checks out the new rules, features and food at Nationals Park this season.



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Villanova crushed by Purdue 87-61 in NCAA Tournament
03/23/2019 10:00pm

It was the worst thrashing of a defending champion in nearly 30 years.

Wofford's Fletcher Magee, NCAA 3-point leader, goes 0-for-12 from deep in loss
03/23/2019 7:38pm

Kentucky is moving on to the Sweet 16 after beating Wofford 62-56.

Two current Capitals won't make trip to White House
03/22/2019 6:15pm

Goalie Braden Holtby respectfully declines

Wildlife expert chooses NCAA Tournament picks based on mascots
03/22/2019 3:20pm

Miami Zoo Wildlife expert Ron Magill filled out his bracket based off mascots

Three Capitals players say they aren't visiting the White House on Monday
03/22/2019 11:57am

Ovechkin said hes just excited for the invitation.

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