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  • Maryland schools have been leader in Advanced Placement, but results are mixed

    Maryland schools have been leader in Advanced Placement, but results are mixed
    Destiny Miller went online this summer to check one last set of grades from her senior year at Woodlawn High School — scores on three Advanced Placement exams.  The 18-year-old sat alone on her bed waiting for the scores to appear on her...
  • 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...
  • Five questions …

    Five questions …
    No question, it's been a tough economy for many nonprofits to raise money. But Marriottsville-based DonorSearch, launched the same year the economy plunged into the latest recession, has developed a database to help nonprofits identify which of their...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Dollar signs blind Maryland officials in move to Big Ten

    Dollar signs blind Maryland officials in move to Big Ten
    Just when you think this wild game of conference musical chairs is over, the band starts up again and the craziness continues. What we learned when Maryland bolted the Atlantic Coast Conference for the Big Ten on Monday were some sad, ugly truths...
  • Maryland's application for Big Ten admission approved

    Maryland's application for Big Ten admission approved
    Setting aside almost 60 years of athletic tradition in a quest for greater financial stability, the University of Maryland will join the Big Ten Conference, school and league officials announced Monday after a weekend of whirlwind negotiations. In...
  • Big Ten move took Maryland coaches by surprise

    Big Ten move took Maryland coaches by surprise
    Maryland's decision to move from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten not only caught its fans and students — and possibly ACC officials — by surprise. The stunning announcement that was first rumored late last week and was made...
  • SWATS co-founder responds to Ray Lewis' jabs, sticks to story

    SWATS co-founder responds to Ray Lewis' jabs, sticks to story
    Mitch Ross handled Ray Lewis' public berating the way the Ravens linebacker has said he handles difficult times. "That stuff with Ray?" Ross said Wednesday. "I've put that in God's hands." Ross co-owns SWATS, the company that, according to Sports...
  • 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,"...
  • Ex-coach Gary Williams says move to Big Ten would help UM

    Ex-coach Gary Williams says move to Big Ten would help UM
    Former Maryland coach Gary Williams said today that the school's proposed move to the Big Ten would be a tremendous boost for the Terps' athletic program. In a telephone interview with The Baltimore Sun today, Williams said the school's long history...