Tracking the Terps

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Five possible questions for Maryland coach DJ Durkin at Big Ten Media Days

With Big Ten Media Days in Chicago on Monday and Tuesday, it’s time to think up some questions to ask second-year Maryland coach DJ Durkin about the upcoming season. Here are five questions that are bound to be asked and some of the answers he might give (or a close facsimile).

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Maryland men's basketball to host four-star prospect Jamarko Pickett this weekend

During a visit to Baltimore in June, Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon said he might not be done adding to his roster for the 2017-18 season, either with a graduate transfer or another incoming freshman.

Four-star prospect Jamarko Pickett could be the latest addition.

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Maryland's Ty Johnson named to Doak Walker Award watch list for nation's top running back

After a breakthrough sophomore year in which he led the Maryland football team in several rushing categories and was one of the most productive running backs in the Big Ten, Ty Johnson was named Thursday to the Doak Walker Award watch list.

The award, named for the legendary Southern Methodist running back, also recognizes a player’s work in the classroom and in the community.

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Maryland-bound Bubba Fairman — the top-ranked 2017 recruit — is a Utah lacrosse prodigy

With the same daring nature one must possess to become the country’s best high school lacrosse player while growing up in Utah, Cole “Bubba” Fairman charged toward the sideline after scoring in the Under Armour All-America Boys Lacrosse Game.

His friend, Elliott, stood in Fairman’s path with his back turned.

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Maryland's Cole Field House finally has its indoor football practice field

Here’s what an estimated $45 million and 19 months of construction in College Park gets you:

The first phase of venerable Cole Field House's $155 million transformation appears to be complete, as the Terrapin Performance Center’s indoor football practice facility, initially set for completion in May, looks close to done.

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Maryland's Cole Field House finally, truly has an indoor football field

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