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Turgeon gets his own ice cream flavor

Mark Turgeon's first paying job as a 14-year-old in Topeka, Kan., was working at Baskin-Robbins.

Long before he became known as "Turgeon the Surgeon" dishing out assists for Larry Brown at Kansas, he was scooping out sundaes.

"I think I was making $1.65 an hour," Turgeon recalled Monday. "I was so little that I would get a lot of tips. I could barely reach the counter."

Turgeon still has something...

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Experience in Pan American games will help Melo Trimble, ESPN analyst says

ESPN college basketball analyst Fran Fraschilla has spent a lot of time in the past month observing Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, first when they were together at Stephen Curry’s summer camp in California and now at the Pan American Games in Canada.

Fraschilla, a former college coach at Manhattan, St. John’s and New Mexico, said that both experiences will help Trimble make the transition from...

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Maryland star Melo Trimble struggles in opening Pan Am Games victory

Melo Trimble’s first game as a member of the U.S. team at the Pan American Games in Toronto was a reminder of how young he really is. One thing you can say about Trimble’s nearly 13-minute stint in a slow-starting 85-62 victory over Venezuela: he wasn’t the only college player who appeared a bit overwhelmed.

Trimble, who finished with five points, three turnovers and an assist, certainly looked more...

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Top quarterback recruit Dwayne Haskins Jr. '110 percent committed' to Terps

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Dwayne Haskins Jr., one of the nation's top quarterback prospects and the centerpiece of Maryland's expected "movement" of top local prospects to College Park, made waves this month by saying he planned to visit Florida. Haskins is Maryland's most promising...

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DMV's Finest eliminated from The Basketball Tournament

After a pair of dominating wins on Friday and Saturday, DMV’s Finest lost Sunday in The Basketball Tournament and was eliminated.

The Liberty Ballers used a well-balanced attack that saw eight players score at least seven points to top DMV’s Finest, 85-73, to advance to the “Super 17.”

DMV’s Finest leaned on its Georgetown alumni — Austin Freeman, Chris Wright and Jason Clark — who combined to average...

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Ex-Maryland football player Spencer Myers signs with Arena Football League's LA KISS

Former Maryland All-American wrestler Spencer Myers' successful conversion to football with the Terps last season has paid dividends.

Myers is now officially a professional football player, signing a contract with the LA KISS of the Arena Football League.

He's expected to play defensive line and offensive line for the Los Angeles-based AFL team.

Represented by former Maryland football player Chad...

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