Cumberland Times-News

March 1, 2014

Sports Roundup - 03/01/2014


Cumberland Times-News

Allegany playoff game time changed

CUMBERLAND — Monday’s high school boys basketball playoff game at Allegany, originally scheduled to begin at 6 p.m., will start at 7 p.m. The Campers, will play the winner of last night’s Southern-Northern game.

Pee wee Hunters to sign up March 5

CUMBERLAND — The Westside Hunters pee wee football and cheerleading team will sign up Wednesday, March 5, 6 to 9 p.m., at Roy Rogers Restaurant. Players and cheerleaders must be six years old but not 12 years of age on or before Sept. 1 are eligible. For information call Coach Scooby at 240-727-2509 or Stephanie at 301-268-5550.

Clarification

CUMBERLAND — Annie Simpson scored a team-high nine points for the Bishop Walsh girls basketball team Thursday night in its 73-35 loss at Southern. Caleigh Shade had four points for BW.

NFL salary cap

set at record

$133 million


NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL’s salary cap for this season has been set at $133 million, the highest amount in league history.

Each team must be compliant with the cap number by March 11, when the league’s free agency period begins. The cap amount announced Friday, which applies to active players’ salaries, is up from $123 million last season and surpasses the previous high of $127,997,000 in 2009.

NFL teams can carry over unused salary cap room from the previous league year, and the NFLPA says in a release Friday that the average carryover for those teams that elected to do so was $6.1 million.

Monica Barlow, O’s public relations exec, dies

BALTIMORE (AP) — Monica Barlow, public relations director for the Baltimore Orioles, has died, the team says.

A statement from the Orioles says Barlow died Friday of cancer. She was 36 and lived in Ellicott City.

Barlow, a graduate of the College of William and Mary, was an intern for the Orioles in 1999. She worked for the Richmond Braves in 2000 and returned to the Orioles in 2001.