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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rookie Cooper has 4 points in debut to lead Bayhawks over Machine, 13-12

    Rookie Cooper has 4 points in debut to lead Bayhawks over Machine, 13-12
    Rookie attackman Kevin Cooper made an impressive professional debut, totaling four points on three goals and an assist to help the Chesapeake Bayhawks pull out a 13-12 victory over the Ohio Machine at Selby Stadium. Cooper, a recent Maryland graduate...
  • Recruiting notes: St. Paul's sophomore Gordon commits to North Carolina

    Recruiting notes: St. Paul's sophomore Gordon commits to North Carolina
    St. Paul's rising sophomore attackman-midfielder Mitch Gordon has orally committed to the North Carolina men's lacrosse program. The 6-foot-2, 165-pound Baltimore Crabs product played on the Crusaders' first midfield as a freshman, also contributing on...
  • Marijuana remains a complicated drug for NCAA to police

    Marijuana remains a complicated drug for NCAA to police
    The NCAA is grappling with how to treat college athletes' use of marijuana — a popular drug that presents a puzzle because it is considered unsafe by the U.S. government but is not a performance enhancer and has been decriminalized by a number of...
  • 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...