• Rafael Palmeiro’s son, Orioles agree to minor league deal

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A son of former Orioles star Rafael Palmeiro has agreed to a minor league contract with Baltimore.

  • In this Feb. 3, 2016 file photo, Adnan Syed enters Courthouse East in Baltimore prior to a hearing in Baltimore.  An alibi witness who was never called, cell phone data that was misrepresented and other legal failures more than justify a new trial for Syed, his defense lawyer argued Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 closing an unusual hearing prompted by the popular "Serial" podcast's extensive re-examination of the murder case. (Barbara Haddock Taylor/The Baltimore Sun via AP)  WASHINGTON EXAMINER OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    The Latest: Prosecutors say Adnan Syed killed ex-girlfriend

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on Adnan Syed’s retrial request in a murder case explored by the popular “Serial” podcast (all times local):

  • The Latest: Maryland General Assembly overrides veto

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Latest on one Maryland lawmaker casting votes on a bill in two chambers during an effort to override a veto of a measure allowing felons to vote while on probation or parole as (all times local):

  • 2 college faculty fired in scandal over freshmen retention

    A plan to identify freshmen most likely to fail has erupted into a scandal, faculty firings and a demotion at Mount St. Mary’s University after the Catholic school’s president reportedly likened the students to baby rabbits that should be killed.

  • Maryland's Brionna Jones, right, drives to the basket against Ohio State's Alexa Hart during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

    Maryland can’t catch Ohio State in 94-86 road loss

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Despite a second loss Ohio State this season, Maryland coach Brenda Frese did not sound overly concerned about the direction of her team with a third of the Big Ten season left to go.

  • Ohio State's Ameryst Alston, right, tries to dribble past Maryland's Tierney Pfirman during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

    Mitchell scores 33 as Ohio State tops Maryland 94-86

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell scored 33 points as No. 7 Ohio State beat fifth-ranked Maryland 94-86 on Monday night.

  • Elliott, Maryland-Eastern Shore beat Hampton 73-70

    PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — Dominique Elliott had 23 points and eight rebounds to lead Maryland-Eastern Shore over first-place Hampton 73-70 on Saturday.

  • Purdue forward Caleb Swanigan (50) grabs a rebound in front of teammate Ryan Cline (14), Maryland center Diamond Stone (33) and Maryland forward Jake Layman, back right, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    No. 4 Maryland rallies for 72-61 win over No. 18 Purdue

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Wrapping up a stretch of four tough games in 10 days, No. 4 Maryland switched into survival mode late in a Big Ten matchup with No. 18 Purdue.

  • Lyles scores 37 as UMBC beats Maine 83-79, breaks skid

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Jairus Lyles scored a career-high 37 points — including eight in a row late in the game — and the University of Maryland-Baltimore County defeated Maine 83-79 on Saturday, ending a seven-game losing streak.