| Feb 3, 2012
| 5:21 PM
COLLEGE PARK - The Maryland football team is tentatively scheduled to open the 2012 season at home on Sept. 1 against William & Mary, followed by games at Temple, at home against Connecticut and at West Virginia on Sept. 22.
The matchups have not yet...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Jonathan Thomas spent his first two years at the University of Maryland consumed by his studies in mechanical engineering. From his current vantage point, Thomas now realizes there was a void.
A former basketball star at Tuscarora High, where he was...
| Mar 11, 2012
Most of us know some basics about Social Security.
We understand retirees can start taking retirement benefits at age 62. We realize we'll get a bigger monthly check if we wait a few years more until our normal retirement age to tap benefits. And who...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 6:52 AM
When he was in fifth grade, Tim Downs arrived at an important life decision: he would play football at Maryland.
Growing up in Latrobe, Pa., Downs idolized Kyle Schmitt, an offensive lineman at Derry Area High School who had accepted a football...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 9:51 AM
Baltimore Orioles pitcher and St. Paul's School graduate Steve Johnson had a simple message for students at his alma mater on Friday as he returned to his old stomping grounds.
"Don't let anyone ever tell you you're not good enough," Johnson advised...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Woodbridge Crossing resident Elizabeth Ness is the newly elected president of the University of Maryland School of Nursing Alumni Council. She brings more than 30 years of nursing experience to her new position, including six years in management and 18...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 2:49 PM
Robert James Cotter, a Johns Hopkins scientist and professor whose work in mass spectrometry has contributed to discoveries in health and science, died last Monday of heart failure at his home at HarborView in Baltimore. He was 69.
His work, which earned...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 5:00 AM
As the Maryland basketball beat writer for The Sun for more than a decade, I always enjoyed making multiple trips to the state of North Carolina every winter. I saw Len Bias single-handedly give North Carolina its first defeat in a then brand-new Dean...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:05 PM
The University of Maryland's planned departure from the Atlantic Coast Conference has raised questions about the league's long-term survival, a sobering prospect for fans that grew up on games between the Terps and their Tobacco Road rivals.
| Nov 22, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Few would argue that the University of Maryland's decision earlier this week to join the Big Ten isn't about the money — $24 million a year in television revenue.
But university officials are helping to sell the deal with what they argue is a...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:52 PM
University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh has asserted repeatedly that the school would not end up paying the full exit fee of more than $50 million to the Atlantic Coast Conference. Loh, a Yale law graduate, has said the court would throw that...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 4:25 PM
September 10, 2011
Michael Fitz-Patrick was on the 61st floor of Two World Trade Center, training to be a broker. A new father at 28, he was switching careers with a goal of spending more time at home.
Daniel McNeal, 29, was also in the south tower...