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USM Board of Regents to take over investigation into University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair's death

USM Board of Regents to take over investigation into University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair's death

The University System of Maryland’s governing board is assuming control over an investigation into the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair.

During a four-hour closed meeting Friday, the Board of Regents unanimously voted to take over a pair of university-ordered reviews: one examining the football team’s allegedly toxic culture and the other analyzing actions by university officials related to the 19-year-old offensive lineman’s death.

“After a long and robust discussion, the board voted unanimously to assume responsibility for the investigations into these two separate issues,” said board chair James Brady, a former Arthur Andersen executive and...

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