Donovan's funeral to be held at 11 a.m. today

August 09, 2013|Sports Digest

Baltimore Colts

Donovan's funeral to be held at 11 a.m. today

A funeral Mass for Art Donovan, the former Baltimore Colts defensive tackle and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, is scheduled for 11 a.m. today at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore. Donovan, 89, died Sunday of a respiratory ailment at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. There will be no viewing, and interment is private. Go to to see WJZ's live video coverage from the funeral.

Mike Klingaman

Maryland men's basketball

Allen's 26 points lead Terps to second win in Bahamas

Rising Maryland sophomore Seth Allen had 26 points and 10 assists in a 97-90 win Wednesday night over the Commonwealth Giants, the Terps' second win in as many games during their summer tour in the Bahamas. Allen was 9-for-10 from the field, including 5-for-5 from beyond the arc. Sophomore forward Jake Layman scored 14 points, while sophomore forward Charles Mitchell finished with 12 points and a team-high 13 rebounds.

Recruiting: The Terps have stepped up their pursuit of Class of 2014 target Gary Clark, one of the fastest-rising prospects in the nation. The Clayton, N.C., forward moved this summer to the high-profile CP3 Amateur Athletic Union program to boost his exposure, and his dominant showing in the Peach Jam playoffs in mid-July proved a coming-out party. With offers from Maryland, North Carolina State, Miami, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and others, the 6-foot-7 Clark said he is tentatively planning to check out Maryland this month. "I'm really familiar with the area because that's where my dad lives [in Brandywine]," he said.

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Baltimore wins Maccabi U-16 boys lacrosse tourney

Baltimore completed an undefeated run in the JCC Maccabi Games/ArtsFest Under-16 7 v. 7 tournament in Orange County, Calif., with a 12-8 win over Orange County in the championship game. Hunter Flaks (Gilman) had six goals to lead Baltimore, which went 6-0 in the tournament. Daniel Ferber (St. Paul) scored twice, while Eli Friedman (Park), Sam Friedman (Park), Aaron Cranston (Gilman) and Slade Parsons (Pikesville) each had one goal.

More boys lacrosse: The Baltimore Crabs won the under-19 boys division title at the 24th annual Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse Classic in North Elba, N.Y., with a 9-6 victory over Central New York-based Liberty. Duke recruit Justin Guterding, who had a goal and four assists in the final, was named Crabs Most Valuable Player. Maryland recruit Connor Cannizzaro led Liberty with four goals in the title game.

Major League Lacrosse: The Charlotte Hounds, who will visit the Chesapeake Bayhawks in both teams' regular-season finale Saturday night, assigned attackman Owen Blye (Maryland) to the active roster.

Men's college lacrosse: Ben Smith, a former Harvard and Johns Hopkins player, has been named a Crimson assistant coach after spending last season as a volunteer. As a fifth-year senior in 2011, Smith played in all 16 games at long-stick midfielder for the Blue Jays and led the team with 12 caused turnovers. In 2010, he was named Harvard's Most Valuable Player.

Women's college lacrosse: Michelle Tumolo, a Tewaaraton Award finalist and Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Attacker of the Year at Syracuse in 2012, has been named assistant coach at Florida.

WNBA: Ivory Latta scored 24 points to help the Washington Mystics (10-13) hold off the host Minnesota Lynx (17-4) for a 79-75 win. Matee Ajavon (18 points) had a layup with 21 seconds remaining to break a 75-75 tie.

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