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  • Towson's Rob Ambrose takes a jab at Maryland at CAA media day

    Towson's Rob Ambrose takes a jab at Maryland at CAA media day 

    It was far from the first verbal jab fired during this college football media day season, but Towson coach Rob Ambrose made a remark Wednesday that's sure to raise some eyebrows down in College Park.

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    Ex-Terps Shawne Merriman, Drew Nicholas joining Big Ten Network as analysts

    Ex-Terps Shawne Merriman, Drew Nicholas joining Big Ten Network as analysts

    The Big Ten Network is adding a little more Maryland expertise to its roster.

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    New Terps commit Mike Majette better than ranking suggests, coach says

    New Terps commit Mike Majette better than ranking suggests, coach says 

    Woodbridge (Va.) coach Karibi Dede played at Auburn with five cornerbacks that went on to be selected in the NFL draft. He also later served as a graduate assistant on Auburn’s coaching staff.

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    Three-star cornerback Mike Majette commits to Terps

    Three-star cornerback Mike Majette commits to Terps 

    Three-star corner Mike Majette from Woodbridge, Va., has committed to Maryland's football program.

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    Four-star cornerback Kareem Ali decommits from Maryland, pledges to Temple

    Four-star cornerback Kareem Ali decommits from Maryland, pledges to Temple 

    Kareem Ali's Twitter profile, as of 6 p.m. Saturday, read: "All-American Defensive Back. C/O 2015. Committed to the University of Maryland #blessed #HFTCP."

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    Former Terps coach Friedgen says he has no relationship with Penn State's Franklin

    Former Terps coach Friedgen says he has no relationship with Penn State's Franklin

    Former Maryland offensive coordinator James Franklin has already antagonized Terrapins coach Randy Edsall this offseason.

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    Four-star offensive line prospect Isaiah Prince 'very high' on Maryland, coach says

    Four-star offensive line prospect Isaiah Prince 'very high' on Maryland, coach says

    Eleanor Roosevelt offensive lineman Isaiah Prince is likely still months away from making any formal decision on where he will play in college.

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    Stefon Diggs named to Walter Camp Award watch list

    Stefon Diggs named to Walter Camp Award watch list

    Maryland junior wide receiver Stefon Diggs was named to one final watch list before watch list season came to a close. 

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    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    In this week's recruiting roundup, Mark Turgeon and the Terps lose one guard target and add three others.

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    InsideMDSports: Making sense of Maryland's developing direction in basketball recruiting

    InsideMDSports: Making sense of Maryland's developing direction in basketball recruiting

    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMDSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site.

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    Maryland forward Jake Layman to miss summer workouts with broken hand

    Maryland forward Jake Layman to miss summer workouts with broken hand

    Maryland forward Jake Layman will miss four-to-six weeks of summer workouts after breaking a bone in his left (non-shooting) hand, an athletic department spokesman said Thursday.

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    Len Bias to be inducted into Maryland Athletics Hall of Fame

    Len Bias to be inducted into Maryland Athletics Hall of Fame

    Since a memorial service at a sweltering, standing-room only Cole Field House was held a few days after Len Bias' death in June 1986, there has been little official connection between the former basketball All-American and the University of Maryland.

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    Maryland receiver Stefon Diggs named to Biletnikoff Award watch list

    Maryland receiver Stefon Diggs named to Biletnikoff Award watch list

    Maryland junior wide receiver Stefon Diggs was named to the watch list for the Biletnikoff Award on Tuesday, the third watch list he has been named to this preseason.

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    LeBron James' homecoming bolsters Maryland football's recruiting pitch

    LeBron James' homecoming bolsters Maryland football's recruiting pitch

    Randy Edsall and the Maryland football coaching staff face the same challenge every year: How do you get a top prospect from Maryland or Washington, D.C., to stay home rather than choose a bigger, more prestigious football program like Alabama, Penn State or Florida?

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    Maryland linebacker Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil named to Butkus Award watch list

    Maryland linebacker Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil named to Butkus Award watch list

    Maryland outside linebacker Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil has been named to the watch list for the Butkus Award, given annually to the top linebacker in college football.

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    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    In this week's recruiting roundup, the summer basketball scene starts to heat up as a guard's recruitment winds down.

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    InsideMDSports: Diamond Stone, nation's No. 1 center, could visit Maryland

    InsideMDSports: Diamond Stone, nation's No. 1 center, could visit Maryland

    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMDSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site.

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    Former Maryland corner McDougle making positive early impression with Jets

    Former Maryland corner McDougle making positive early impression with Jets

    After the New York Jets minicamp wrapped up in June, coach Rex Ryan was asked which players stood out to him during the three minicamp practices.

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    Maryland kicker Brad Craddock named to Groza Award Watch List

    Maryland kicker Brad Craddock named to Groza Award Watch List

    Maryland junior kicker Brad Craddock has been named to the watch list for the Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award, given annually to the top kicker in college football.

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    Maryland lineman Sal Conaboy named to Rimington Trophy Fall Watch List

    Maryland lineman Sal Conaboy named to Rimington Trophy Fall Watch List

    Maryland senior offensive lineman Sal Conaboy was named to the 2014 Rimington Trophy Fall Watch List, the trophy committee announced Tuesday.

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    Terps junior wide receiver Stefon Diggs named to watch list for two awards

    Terps junior wide receiver Stefon Diggs named to watch list for two awards

    Maryland junior wide receiver Stefon Diggs has been named to two award watch lists ahead of the upcoming football season.

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    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    In this week's recrutiing roundup, the Terps add a wide receiver and make an impression on a big-time defensive end.

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    InsideMDSports: Four-star forward prospect Danjel Purifoy discusses interest in Maryland

    InsideMDSports: Four-star forward prospect Danjel Purifoy discusses interest in Maryland

    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMDSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site.

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    Terps get commitment from 4-star wide receiver from Philadelphia

    Terps get commitment from 4-star wide receiver from Philadelphia

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    Terps add former Pennsylvania defensive player of the year to football roster

    Terps add former Pennsylvania defensive player of the year to football roster

    Spencer Myers, a Maryland wrestler who in high school was named Pennsylvania's defensive player of the year, is joining the Terps' football program, coach Randy Edsall announced Wednesday.

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    Maryland's reasons to be rivals with every school in the Big Ten

    Maryland's reasons to be rivals with every school in the Big Ten

    It's become a common question: Now that Maryland is part of the Big Ten, who will be the Terps' rivals? Well, we put the microscope to each of the other 13 full-time institutions in the conference and found reasons that Maryland fans can carry a little animosity into their first matchups. We'll admit that some of them are a stretch, but it won't take long for some better reasons for rivalry to arise.

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    Big Ten Network will broadcast as many as half of Maryland's football games

    Big Ten Network will broadcast as many as half of Maryland's football games

    WASHINGTON — Managers of the Big Ten Network arrived in the area Monday and said they expected to broadcast four to six Maryland football games this season and as many as 20 men's basketball games.

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    Ex-Terp Thomas earns honor from Atlantic Coast Sports Media

    Ex-Terp Thomas earns honor from Atlantic Coast Sports Media

    Former Maryland basketball star Alyssa Thomas was named the Atlantic Coast Conference's Female Athlete of the Year on Friday, as voted on by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association.

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    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    In this week's recruiting roundup, Maryland's football class gets bigger — and involved with a five-star recruit.

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    Terps will miss Allen, but let's not get carried away

    Terps will miss Allen, but let's not get carried away

    The transfer carousel at Maryland has quieted in recent weeks, though it could start moving again if Mark Turgeon can convince former Kansas swingman Andrew White to visit College Park after taking a trip to Nebraska.

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    Terps' top 5 ACC football moments [Video]

    Terps' top 5 ACC football moments [Video]

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    Terps' top 5 ACC basketball moments [Video]

    Terps' top 5 ACC basketball moments [Video]

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    InsideMDSports: New Terps offensive lineman commit Will McClain wanted to 'jump on board'

    InsideMDSports: New Terps offensive lineman commit Will McClain wanted to 'jump on board'

    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site.

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    ABOUT THE BLOGGERS


    Jeff Barker has been a Baltimore Sun sports writer since 2004, covering Terrapins basketball, the NFL, sports economics and congressional steroids hearings. Before that, he covered news and politics for The Baltimore Sun, The Arizona Republic and The Associated Press.

    Don Markus is a regular contributor to Tracking the Terps. He was the Maryland basketball beat writer for more than a decade in addition to covering golf and the NBA. He has taught sports journalism at American University since 2005.

    David Selig is the deputy sports editor overseeing Terps coverage. The Maryland grad was previously an intern at The Sun and at MLB.com and a correspondent for Sports Illustrated. He rejoined The Sun in 2011 after serving as sports editor at The Winchester (Va.) Star.

    Jonas Shaffer is a sports web producer/copy editor. A graduate of the University of Maryland, he served as The Diamondback's sports editor for two years.

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