Roundup

ROUNDUP

July 17, 2009|By From Sun staff and news services

Awards

Spoiler alert: Don't read this if you plan to watch ESPYs

Swimmer Michael Phelps, a Rodgers Forge native and Fells Point resident, set an ESPYs single-year record Wednesday night in Los Angeles by winning five awards: Best Male Athlete, Best Championship Performance, Best Record-Breaking Performance, Best Moment (as part of the 1,600-meter Olympic relay) and Best U.S. Male Olympian. PGA standout Tiger Woods, who had received Best Male Athlete the previous five years, had held the single-year record with four awards. Phelps has six career ESPYs. The show will be televised on ESPN on Sunday at 9 p.m.

Ravens

Single-game tickets go on sale this morning

Ravens single-game tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. today through Ticketmaster by phone, online or at any Ticketmaster location. The M&T Bank Stadium box office will be open starting Monday and will remain open throughout the season. The Ravens' ticket office and Ticketmaster (410-261-7283 or www.ticketmaster.com) are the only authorized sellers of single-game tickets.

Et cetera

Redskins take defensive end Jarmon in supplemental draft

The Washington Redskins selected Kentucky defensive end Jeremy Jarmon in the third round of the NFL's supplemental draft. Jarmon, 6 feet 3, 277 pounds, was declared ineligible for his senior season by the NCAA because he tested positive for a banned substance. By making the pick, the Redskins relinquished their third-round pick in the 2010 draft.

Capitals: : Defenseman Jeff Schultz signed a one-year, $715,000 contract to stay with Washington. Schultz, 23, has played the past three seasons with the Capitals. He had one goal and 12 assists in 64 games last season.

Amateur baseball: : College Park's Nick Cicio (CCBC-Catonsville) earned the victory and Most Valuable Player honors by pitching out of a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the sixth inning, helping the Cal Ripken Sr. Collegiate Baseball League to a 2-1 win over the Valley Baseball League on Wednesday in Waldorf.

Loyola women's basketball: : Abby Vaughan, who spent the previous two seasons as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Cal State-Northridge, was named an assistant coach for the Greyhounds. Vaughan previously worked as an assistant at San Jose State.

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