Victory gives Grove at least a tie for his first training title

April 10, 2010|By Sports Digest

Chris Grove clinched at least a share of the Laurel Park winter meet training title when Winged Hero wired the field in the sixth race Friday. Grove, who has never won a training title in 12 years as a conditioner, leads Scott Lake 25-23 with one day remaining in the winter meeting, which began Jan. 1.

Golf: The Nielsen Co. said 4.94 million people watched ESPN's opening-round coverage of the Masters on Thursday, 47 percent more than last year's first round. The reason was abundantly clear: curiosity-seekers who wanted to see how Tiger Woods looked, acted and played golf since his personal life publicly crumbled in a shocking sex scandal.

D.C. United: Goalkeeper Andrew Quinn, who will miss five months with a torn meniscus suffered Wednesday, signed a developmental contract with the Major League Soccer club.

Chesapeake Bayhawks: The Major Lacrosse League club acquired a fourth-round draft pick (No. 23 overall) from the Denver Outlaws in exchange for defenseman Ryan McFadyen, and a fourth-round draft pick (No. 19 overall) from the Chicago Machine for midfielder Brett Garber.

Basketball: St. Mary's senior guard Camontae Griffin (Dunbar), an All-Capital Athletic Conference selection, has signed with Sports Management Worldwide, a sports agency headquartered in Portland, Ore., for representation.

College dance: Top-seeded Towson won the National Dance Alliance collegiate national championship in Daytona Beach, Fla., earning the title for the 12th straight year.

-From Sun staff and news services

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