Like other septuagenarians who still like to whack an ace down the line in tennis or sink a long birdie putt in golf, Bonnie Kelley still enjoys the rewards of hunting.
A proposed policy that would require teams to reach academic benchmarks before their coaches and athletic directors can cash in on performance-based bonuses has drawn mixed reviews.
The education of Maryland freshman Michal Cekovsky is a daily grind that includes five hours of learning English in the classroom and two more hours with a tutor in study hall at night.
The dynamics of a college basketball team can resemble that of a college fraternity, the closeness of its members fractured by class, ego and perhaps a little insecurity.
Ever since Melo Trimble announced last year that he was coming to Maryland, Mark Turgeon and his staff had trouble recruiting another point guard to follow the McDonald’s All-American to College Park.
When the Washington Wizards drew a sellout crowd to Baltimore last year, it was more about the homecoming of a visiting All-Star, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, than about a team going back to its ancestral roots.
Jaylen Brantley’s journey to Maryland included stops at two high schools, a prep school, another Division I program and now, Odessa College, a junior college in Texas. The chip that the 5-foot-11 point guard will bring with him to College Park has been there even longer.
Maryland senior Evan Smotrycz is expected to miss four to six weeks after breaking a bone in his left foot in practice Friday, the Terps said Sunday.