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Maryland football coach Randy Edsall signs contract extension through 2019

By signing Randy Edsall to a three-year contract extension, Maryland gave its football coach the job security he needed to recruit and protected itself in case the Terps take a step backward in the Big Ten Conference’s rapidly-improving East Division.

In a deal the university announced on Tuesday that took months to finalize, the fifth-year coach received a $71,000 annual raise on the final two years...

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Ex-Terps assistant Dalonte Hill sentenced to 60 days in jail

Former Maryland men's basketball assistant coach Dalonte Hill, who was forced to resign in November 2013 following a DUI arrest a month earlier, was sentenced to 60 days in the Howard County jail after pleading guilty Monday in the Circuit Court for Howard County to subsequent drunk-driving charges stemming from an incident last November.

Hill, 36, was arrested on Nov. 12 and charged with driving...

Read more Three-star cornerback Parnell Motley commits to Maryland

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H.D. Woodson (D.C.) cornerback Parnell Motley pushed back his commitment recently because he wanted to visit more schools. After his second visit, though, Motley felt comfortable enough to make his decision.

At Maryland's Big Show on Saturday, Motley spent...

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Douglass QB Devin Butler commits to Maryland

Devin Butler, described as a pro-style quarterback for Frederick Douglass High School in Upper Marlboro, committed to the University of Maryland this morning. An outstanding athlete who has also excelled in track, Butler is expected to play safety for the Terps.

Butler, 6-foot-3, 185 pounds, announced his decision on Twitter, writing "Proud to say that I am committed to The University of Maryland."


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SC's Kelly picks Maryland

For budding high school football recruits, the summer heading into their senior year can be an important time to secure collegiate offers to play.

South Carroll's Silas Kelly was in such a position.

Already with pledges from Albany and Eastern Michigan — both Football Championship Subdivision schools — Kelly was hoping to get more attention when he attended a one-day camp at University of Maryland...

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Terps' Diamond Stone, Melo Trimble, Jake Layman make 2016 NBA mock drafts

The biggest news the Maryland men's basketball team made in the 2015 NBA draft was that two of the three remaining Terps in the league got traded: Point guards Greivis Vasquez and Steve Blake were both part of draft-day deals.

Things expect to be different in 2016.

While nobody believes the Terps could challenge this year's output from Kentucky, which had four players taken in the first round Thursday...

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