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August 15, 2009|By From Sun staff and news services

College baseball

Walter becomes Maryland's director of operations

Former Arundel coach Bernie Walter, who stepped down at Arundel High this year as the winningest high school coach in state history, will join the Maryland baseball team as director of operations.

UMES: : Zach Farry was named pitching coach.

NFL

Bowie's Redman scores twice to lead Steelers on Thursday

Seventh-string running back Isaac Redman, an undrafted rookie from Bowie State, scored on 3- and 5-yard runs in the fourth quarter Thursday night to help the host Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Arizona Cardinals, 20-10, in a preseason opener. "This team prides itself on being able to find those free agents that are capable of playing," Redman said, referring to finds such as the undrafted Willie Parker and James Harrison. "Hopefully I can be that next free agent."

Redskins: : Coach Jim Zorn said Friday that he was disappointed with his team in Thursday's 23-0 loss to the Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium. "We scored zero points," the coach said, carefully enunciating each syllable. "It's irritating."

Et cetera

Langhorne carries Mystics over Sun in double overtime

Crystal Langhorne (Maryland) had career highs of 22 points and 16 rebounds and made the game-winning shot from the top of the key with 9.1 seconds left in double overtime and the host Washington Mystics earned a 91-89 WNBA win over the Connecticut Sun.

Betting: A federal appeals court will expedite a hearing on a dispute between Delaware, pro sports leagues and the NCAA over sports betting. The sports organizations are appealing a decision by a federal judge to refuse their request for a preliminary injunction, which would have prevented the state from offering betting beginning early next month. The appeals court ordered both sides to submit briefs next week.

- From Sun staff and news services

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