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  • Penn State student from Pasadena dies after jumping from parking garage

    Penn State student from Pasadena dies after jumping from parking garage
    A Penn State student from Anne Arundel County died Friday after jumping from a State College, Pa., parking garage, authorities said. Andrew M. Magargle, 22, of Pasadena was found dead Friday morning outside the Fraser Street parking garage, State...
  • 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...
  • Crownsville's Perry helps pace McDaniel College in tournament victory

    Crownsville's Perry helps pace McDaniel College in tournament victory
    Phillip Perry of Crownsville led McDaniel College over Lycoming, 62-57, in the championship of the Louis Fleming Basinger Memorial Tournament in men's basketball action Tuesday in Williamsport, Pa. Perry, a graduate of Annapolis Area Christian, led...
  • UMBC response to Israel boycott is inadequate [Commentary]

    Over 200 years ago, political theorist and philosopher Edmund Burke memorably remarked: "The only thing necessary for evil to flourish is for good men to do nothing." This truism comes to mind when assessing the reaction of the University of Maryland,...
  • City grad Charles Tapper wins Sugar Bowl with Oklahoma

    City grad Charles Tapper wins Sugar Bowl with Oklahoma
    When Oklahoma offered Charles Tapper a football scholarship in 2011, the City star had played just one season of organized football. On Thursday night, Tapper helped his Sooner teammates beat No. 3 Alabama, 45-31, in the Sugar Bowl. The sophomore made...
  • Terps Trio: Wes Brown's potential, nonconference basketball games and Penn State coaching fallout

    Terps Trio: Wes Brown's potential, nonconference basketball games and Penn State coaching fallout
    How important is the expected return of suspended Maryland running back Wes Brown for next season? Jeff Barker: I thought Brown looked like Maryland’s most talented running back in his freshman season of 2012. So, it’s significant. Running...
  • Colopietro, Sanders are fastest at 'Streak Thru Aberdeen' 7K run

    Daniel Colopietro cleared the centerfield fence of Cal Sr.'s Yard about as quickly as a home-run ball. He went through the centerfield gate, of course, as he led 145 runners away from the starting line of the first 7K Streak Through Aberdeen last Friday....
  • Md. regents must wake up to the dangers of intercollegiate football

    Md. regents must wake up to the dangers of intercollegiate football
    When the regents of the University System of Maryland meet on Friday, they need to add to their agenda a discussion of Derek Sheely, the Frostburg State University student who died two years ago of head trauma sustained in football practice. Last month,...
  • Game at M&T Bank Stadium is Terps' latest push to increase presence in Baltimore

    Game at M&T Bank Stadium is Terps' latest push to increase presence in Baltimore
    In the mid-1980s, a Gilman offensive lineman named Mark Agent enrolled at Maryland to play football. After that, years turned into decades before the Terps managed to take the next step with the Baltimore school. Longtime Gilman coach Biff Poggi said he...
  • Exhibit highlights extraordinary nature of 'Ordinary Women'

    When visual artist Diana Marta came across a mannequin in the back room of a Baltimore gallery in 2012, she didn't know the seemingly innocuous discovery would lead to an exhibit opening this week at the Howard County Center for the Arts in Ellicott City,...