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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • InsideMDSports: Terps in the mix with 2014 wing Dominique Uhl

    InsideMDSports: Terps in the mix with 2014 wing Dominique Uhl
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. Dominique Uhl, a 6-foot-8 wing from Germany, has starred this summer for the Jersey Shore...
  • Seattle Reign's Christine Nairn ready to play in 'home away from home'

    Seattle Reign's Christine Nairn ready to play in 'home away from home'
    Christine Nairn was 5 years old when she started going to the Maryland SoccerPlex in Montgomery County. She would sit on the hill that overlooks the SoccerPlex's Championship Stadium and watch intently as her two older brothers played. The same...
  • Terps appreciate 'goofy personality' of D-line coach Greg Gattuso

    Terps appreciate 'goofy personality' of D-line coach Greg Gattuso
    Sometimes, Maryland defensive line coach Greg Gattuso will lapse back to when he was a howling bear of a head coach stalking the sidelines as if looking for prey. Gattuso coached Duquesne for 12 seasons, and — while he understands his role is more...
  • Hampden gets its own old-fashioned ice cream parlor

    Laura and David Alima opened their Hampden ice cream shop, The Charmery, on Saturday. The Charmery serves the Alimas' hand-crafted, made-on-premises ice cream in fresh scoops and in sundaes, sodas and milkshakes. The ice-cream menu includes traditional...
  • 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...
  • Notebook: Ex-Terp Zink wins 2nd straight MLL Defensive Player of Year award

    Notebook: Ex-Terp Zink wins 2nd straight MLL Defensive Player of Year award
    Denver Outlaws defenseman Lee Zink (Maryland) became the second player in Major League Lacrosse history to earn back-to-back Defensive Player of the Year awards, the league announced Wednesday. Zink earned all 16 possible first-place votes from the...