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  • Guest blogger: Randallstown cornerback Christian Bell

    Guest blogger: Randallstown cornerback Christian Bell
    During the school year, Varsity Letters will periodically ask student-athletes from various sports to step in as guest bloggers. They will share their personal thoughts about one aspect of their season or reflect on the season to date. This week’s...
  • Silk Road drug kingpin tried to kill witness, authorities in Maryland say

    Silk Road drug kingpin tried to kill witness, authorities in Maryland say
    An undercover federal agent in Maryland played a key role in the shutdown Wednesday of what authorities describe as a massive online drug marketplace, owned by a 29-year-old engineer who authorities say schemed to kill perceived rivals. Authorities...
  • Ellicott City's Proctor on brink of reaching NFL dream

    Ellicott City's Proctor on brink of reaching NFL dream
    Xavier Proctor could see the writing on the wall. It was the summer of 2007, just a few months before his senior year at Mt. Hebron High School, and Proctor was preparing for what could have been his final season playing football. Over 6 feet in height,...
  • Terps and Towson changing impressions about football in Maryland

    Terps and Towson changing impressions about football in Maryland
    College football has long been an afterthought in Maryland. At best, it's been a pleasant Saturday interlude between the buildup during the week and the battles that usually take place the next day for the Baltimore Ravens and Washington Redskins. At...
  • Terps' Turgeon talks state of the program, Wells' lawsuit and ACC schools' 'animosity'

    Terps' Turgeon talks state of the program, Wells' lawsuit and ACC schools' 'animosity'
    COLLEGE PARK — With Tuesday marking this season's unofficial start of Maryland men's basketball coverage, coach Mark Turgeon and the Terps spoke to the media at the team's media day inside Comcast Center. Below are the highlights from Turgeon's...
  • Commentary: Quest for big money could leave Terps with BIG hangover

    Commentary: Quest for big money could leave Terps with BIG hangover
    I've been a University of Maryland athletics fan as long as I can remember and I'm graduate of a Big Ten school - Northwestern - so last week's announced move of Maryland from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten ought to be a great marriage for...
  • Joe Flacco's record contract puts agent Joe Linta in spotlight

    Joe Flacco's record contract puts agent Joe Linta in spotlight
    Don't look for a $3,000 suit or slicked-back hair. Don't expect to hear empty flattery or bragging about an extensive list of superstar clients. None of that is Joe Linta. "If you met him and he told you he was a sports agent, you wouldn't believe him,"...
  • Ravens telecast a painful reminder of how bad CBS Sports can be

    Ravens telecast a painful reminder of how bad CBS Sports can be
    After nine months away from Greg Gumbel and Dan Dierdorf, I forgot how maddening it was to watch the second-string unit from CBS Sports try to telecast a Ravens game. Players misidentified, random images inexplicably popping up on the screen, key...
  • Maryland deal included multimillion-dollar travel subsidy from Big Ten

    Maryland deal included multimillion-dollar travel subsidy from Big Ten
    The University of Maryland's deal to join the Big Ten includes not only the lucrative annual payouts that all members receive, but also a significant concession obtained by the school — a subsidy worth tens of millions of dollars from the conference...
  • Organizations join to stop child sexual abuse in sports

    Organizations join to stop child sexual abuse in sports
    Following a string of recent cases in which coaches used their positions to sexually abuse children, the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation says it is trying to help sports organizations better screen people who work with young athletes. The foundation has...
  • Maryland considering a move to the Big Ten Conference

    Maryland considering a move to the Big Ten Conference
    COLLEGE PARK — The University of Maryland is in serious discussions to join the Big Ten, and the Board of Regents plans to meet Monday to discuss the proposed move, according to two sources with knowledge of the talks. The regents were told about...
  • Ripken foundation hosts summit on preventing abuse of child athletes

    Ripken foundation hosts summit on preventing abuse of child athletes
    — As Cal Ripken Jr. watched the news unfold of the sexual abuse committed by Jerry Sandusky at Penn State University, he decided to take on the chief question before the sporting community: "What can we do to make kids safer?" The Orioles Hall...