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By Knight-Ridder News Service | September 6, 1993
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Johnson C. Smith's opener Saturday ended in bizarre fashion, with Morehouse kicking a field goal with no time left and the Golden Bulls off the field. Morehouse was awarded a 2-0 win by forfeit after Smith coach Ray Lee refused to send his team back on the field after offsetting penalties when his team blocked a field goal on what would have been the last play of a 14-14 tie.
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By Michael Bodley, The Baltimore Sun | June 18, 2014
M&T Bank has been ordered to forfeit $560,000 in drug proceeds laundered through its Perry Hall branch. The forfeiture was ordered by U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar in the wake of a case in which a teller at that branch collaborated with a member of a drug-trafficking organization in Maryland to convert small-denomination bills into $100 bills without filing required currency transactions reports. Federal law requires transactions involving more than $10,000 to be reported and filed with the Internal Revenue Service, which did not occur.
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November 27, 1992
In giving coach Ricky Diggs control of the Morgan State University football team -- along with a written reprimand for his harsh treatment of players -- university officials reacted firmly in the face of unreasonable demands. They also reacted a week too late.It was nine days ago that 69 players delivered a petition calling for the dismissal of Mr. Diggs, stipulating Mr. Diggs' replacement be an assistant coach and demanding the reinstatement of academic coordinator Elizabeth Stearns as the team's academic adviser.
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By Glenn Graham and The Baltimore Sun | March 1, 2014
The Joppatowne boys basketball team, which claimed a 61-55 win over Bel Air on Wednesday to win the Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference championship, will have to forfeit the title along with two regular-season games following an unidentified rules infraction, league commissioner Bob Slagle said in an email. In addition, the Mariners will have to play all of their playoff games on the road. Joppatowne, which was seeded first in the Class 1A East Section I, received a first-round bye and now will have to travel to Perryville on Monday with game time set for 6 p.m.
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By Los Angeles Daily News | August 25, 1995
PHILADELPHIA -- National League president Leonard Coleman yesterday upheld the Aug. 10 forfeit loss handed the Los Angeles Dodgers by umpires who decided souvenir balls being thrown at Dodger Stadium were making the game unsafe.The ruling lets stand a 2-1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. The game was called with the Dodgers batting with one out in the ninth."It is regrettable for a club to lose a game during the championship season by reason of forfeit," Coleman wrote in his decision. "All games should be decided on the field.
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By Rick Belz and Rick Belz,SUN STAFF | April 17, 1996
Glenelg's defending state champion baseball team must forfeit its game against Liberty because one of its players cut a class the day of the game.Although the forfeiture penalty handed down by the Violations and Infractions Committee set a precedent, Glenelg has decided not to appeal.The school had until 4 p.m. yesterday to appeal the decision, which becomes official today."If we had been under the old system for playoffs where points were an issue, we might have appealed it. But it doesn't matter other than that some people are upset by the ruling," Glenelg athletic director Mike Williams said.
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By GLENN GRAHAM | August 22, 2008
The Broadneck girls soccer team will forfeit its first game of the 2008 season after it was determined the team held too many practices in conjunction with its summer league program, according to a news release issued by Anne Arundel public schools. Under a rule adopted by the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association during the 2007-08 school year, high school teams can compete in summer league under the guidance of their regular-season coach provided practices are held in proportion to the number of games played and do not extend beyond the summer league season.
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By Caitlin Francke and Caitlin Francke,SUN STAFF | June 26, 1996
In addition to serving jail time, Glenwood developer Philip Manglitz must forfeit $255,000 in funds he laundered for a western Howard County drug ring, a federal jury ruled yesterday.Under federal law, prosecutors can seek cash or goods linked to a crime.Manglitz was convicted Monday of five counts of money laundering and one count of drug conspiracy for his role in a drug ring that imported more than 3 tons of marijuana into the county from 1984 to 1994.After three days of deliberations, the jury acquitted him of one drug charge and was deadlocked on two money-laundering counts.
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By Stan Rappaport and Stan Rappaport,SUN STAFF | April 16, 1997
Howard High's tennis team has forfeited its first seven matches because of it played with an academically ineligible player.The Lions are the second Howard County tennis team this season to forfeit matches. Centennial forfeited its first six matches last Friday, also because it played an academically ineligible player.The March 27 match between Howard and Centennial has become a double forfeit. The violation also wipes out Howard's only victory on the court, a 5-4 decision last Friday against Long Reach.
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By Stefen Lovelace and Stefen Lovelace,Sun Reporter | January 9, 2008
The Carver A&T and Chesapeake boys basketball teams will each forfeit two games this week as punishment for a fight involving numerous players during a game at Carver A&T last Friday, Baltimore County coordinator of athletics Ron Belinko confirmed yesterday. Carver A&T (3-4) will forfeit home games against Towson today and Pikesville on Friday. Chesapeake (5-1) will forfeit its home game today against Dundalk and its away game at Sparrows Point on Friday.
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By Jean Marbella, The Baltimore Sun | February 7, 2014
A convicted heroin dealer was sentenced Friday to 17 1/2 years in prison and ordered to forfeit luxury cars, jewelry and more than $25,000 in cash. U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander sentenced Donwand Cuppatino Harmon, 37, of Annapolis, who in a plea agreement said that he had conspired to distribute heroin in Baltimore and Anne Arundel County. "Heroin is a powerful drug that is affecting communities, destroying lives and tearing apart families," Anne Arundel County Police Chief Kevin Davis said in a prepared statement.
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By Katherine Dunn | September 25, 2013
Mervo's football team will forfeit Friday's scheduled home game against North Hagerstown after a squabble involving a few players during last week's home game with Baltimore City rival Douglass nearly cleared the bench. Mustangs football coach Patrick Nixon, also the school's athletic director, said he could not speak about the incident, but he described what happened in a letter sent Wednesday to North Hagerstown officials that was obtained by The Baltimore Sun. “On Friday September 20th, there was an unfortunate confrontation between two Douglass and Mergenthaler football players.
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The Baltimore Sun | July 9, 2013
The Israel Lacrosse Association issued a statement Tuesday saying that its women's national team will forfeit if it is scheduled to play a World Cup game between sunset Friday, July 19 and sunset Saturday, July 20, which is Judaism's holy day of Shabbat that week. The opening rounds of the 19-team Women's World Cup begin Thursday, and only the top eight teams would be eligible to play in the championship bracket on July 19 or 20. The Federation of International Lacrosse has told the Israelis it will not rework the schedule if they advance and are slated to play on Shabbat.
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June 27, 2013
The longer former National Security Agency contract employee Edward Snowden stays holed up in the transit area of Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport while Russian President Vladimir Putin cynically proclaims him a martyr to freedom of speech and expression, the less Mr. Snowden looks like a hero and the more he looks like a traitor, a spy and a rogue employee intent on betraying his country's secrets for the self-aggrandizing rewards of...
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By Steve Kilar and Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | May 21, 2013
Maryland has become the third state to offer a voluntary system to restrict the ability to play the lottery, officials announced Tuesday. The program is an expansion of the casino exclusion program launched in 2011, several months after Maryland's first casino opened. People on that list agree to be cited for trespassing if found in one of the state's casinos. Once signed up for the lottery exclusion list, a person is required to forfeit any lottery prize winnings — including from scratch-off tickets — to the Maryland Problem Gambling Fund.
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By Glenn Graham and The Baltimore Sun | February 12, 2013
The Aberdeen boys basketball team forfeited 11 wins after learning it had been playing with an ineligible player this season. Harford County supervisor of athletics Ken Zorbach said the school did its own investigation and reported the findings to his office on Monday, along with notifying the other schools who were involved in the games and the Class 3A East regional chairperson in the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association....
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By Lem Satterfield and Calvin Watkins | January 7, 1994
Chesapeake High of Baltimore County will forfeit its second consecutive boys basketball game today because of disciplinary action against five starters.Bayhawks coach Steve Cohen forfeited Wednesday's game (P against No. 8 Milford Mill after three of his eight players reported to practice on Monday."Steve was working with a group of youngsters who felt that they just wanted to come to games and did not want to practice," said Ron Belinko, coordinator of Baltimore County athletics."Rather than just let them run the show, he just decided to forfeit the game."
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By Rick Belz and Rick Belz,SUN STAFF | March 23, 2005
Despite having used an ineligible athlete, Glenelg won't forfeit seven football victories from the 2004 season because its appeal to the 10-member Maryland Public Secondary School Athletic Association Appeals Committee was granted Monday. Robert Stover, chairman of the appeals committee, informed Glenelg principal Karl Schindler in a letter dated March 21 that the appeal was granted based on the testimony of MPSSAA executive director Ned Sparks, Schindler and his staff, and other employees of the Howard County school system.
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By Katherine Dunn | October 24, 2012
The Friends football team will forfeit Friday afternoon's scheduled game against St. Frances because the Quakers don't have enough players, Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association officials announced Wednesday. “Friends was down to 13 or 14 kids,” MIAA executive director Rick Diggs said. “They just didn't have enough players to play the game. It's a safety thing. We don't like for teams to forfeit, but we had to consider the safety of the kids.” The forfeit between the two C Conference foes will not impact postseason play because only the top two teams in the C Conference advance, and the Quakers were already out of contention at 0-3. They now fall to 0-4, as well as 3-6 overall.
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By Sandra McKee and The Baltimore Sun | April 27, 2012
The St. Frances baseball team, which had been among the leaders in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference, has been forced to forfeit all of its games because of incomplete paperwork on two transfer students. “It's an unfortunate situation,” said Rick Diggs, executive director of the MIAA. “It was absolutely not intentional. It's just that over the past two years our paperwork involving transfers has become more complicated.” Diggs said the paperwork errors were discovered by the league office during routine cross-checks of team rosters that are done for the entire league, and the decision to impose forfeits was made Thursday.
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