As deer hunting begins in Maryland, we discuss different means for deer population management, including a controversial program in Montgomery County that allows bow hunting on park lands.
It’s been a summer of controversy and tough questions: How can you assess a baseball milestone or a cycling crown when records are tarnished by drugs? Should football players be punished on the field for conduct off the gridiron? And what happens when a basketball referee is caught gambling? We’re sporting views.
- George Solomon Columnist and former Sports Editor, The Washington Post; Shirley Povich Professor, Phillip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland; also former ESPN Ombudsman
- Milton Kent Columnist, The Baltimore Sun
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