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July 8, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Major Retailers Remove Redskins Apparel from Stores

Days after the Washington Redskins announced that a formal review of the team’s name was underway, major retailers have responded. Beginning this week, Target, Walmart and Dick’s Sporting Goods have stopped selling the team’s merchandise. Given today’s announcement by the NFL and the Washington team’s ownership, we are discontinuing the sale of items that reference […]

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July 8, 2020 | Mike Ritz

PGA Tour Event at Avenel Pushed Back Until 2022

Local golf fans will need to wait an extra year to attend a PGA Tour event in Montgomery County. The Wells Fargo Championship had been scheduled to be played at the TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm in 2021.  The Tour announced today the tournament will now be played in Potomac in 2022. This postponement happens […]

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July 2, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Olympian Dominique Dawes Opens New Gymnastics Academy

Silver Spring native Dominique Dawes is known by many as a three-time Olympic gymnast and a gold medal winner. But this week Dawes is doing something she considers much more significant – opening the Dominique Dawes Gymnastics Academy in Clarksburg. Dawes talked to MyMCMedia’s Joe Yasharoff in the latest episode of MoCo’s Most Famous about […]

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June 15, 2020 | Mike Ritz

Blog: Worth the Wait: Berger Outlasts Great Field at Colonial

Some 175 years ago, Karl Marx wrote “Religion is the opium of the people.” Modern philosophers have morphed that into “Sports are the opiate of the masses.” Indeed. Did you get your fix this past weekend? Of course you did. We had all been jonesing for the past three months. Finally, Golf — the one […]

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June 15, 2020 | Alex Argiris

High School Sports in Maryland Can Resume Practicing in August

High school sports in Montgomery County can resume outdoor practices beginning August 12, Maryland State Superintendent Karen Salmon announced. Sports programs across the county have been completely shut down since March because of the coronavirus pandemic. Most spring sports lost their entire seasons and many seniors did not have the opportunity to complete their high […]

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June 12, 2020 | Mike Ritz

Blog: Golf is Back!

For the first time in far too long, the news did not consume me today. The game I love — the Game of Golf — was back. After three months in quarantine, the P.G.A. Tour and the world’s greatest players were back in action; and they were “Live” on TV. Golf Channel took me to […]

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May 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Montgomery County Swim League Cancels Summer Season

For the almost 14,000 young people who swim with the Montgomery County Swim League, it is going to be a dry summer. Thursday night, during the board’s montly meeting, members agreed to cancel the entire 2020 swim season in light of the pandemic when county residents are told to stay at home and social distance. […]

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May 11, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Rockville Unveils Statue of Walter ‘Big Train’ Johnson

A statue of Walter Johnson, one of the most accomplished major league pitchers of all time, now stands as a centerpiece to Dogwood Park in Rockville in a replica baseball field that represents his more than two-decade career on the mound with the Washington Senators. According to a press release from the City of Rockville, […]

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May 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Baseball Coach Addresses Impact of Canceled Season on Players

Stephen Kraft, a coach for Dig In traveling baseball league in Gaithersburg, spoke to MyMCMedia about how players from elementary school through high school are affected by having their season canceled because of the coronavirus: Previous Post Gaithersburg Baseball Team Turns Caps Into Masks for First Responders

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May 1, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Baseball Team Turns Caps Into Masks for First Responders

Over the last few weeks, many groups have begun making masks for others to help combat the spread of the coronavirus. This story has a slightly different spin. You could call it a whole new ballgame. There’s a new group of masks makers in Montgomery County and they’re not making masks with sewing machines or […]

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