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  • Mt. Hebron grad makes the big leagues as announcer for the Tampa Bay Rays

    Mt. Hebron grad makes the big leagues as announcer for the Tampa Bay Rays
    Andy Freed remembers not only the day but also the exact time when he learned he was heading to the Major Leagues. "It was February first of 2005 at 3:58 p.m.," says Freed, who grew up in the Valley Meade section of Ellicott City. Freed, who turned 41...
  • Changing Maryland's gun laws may have little effect on crime, scholars say

    Changing Maryland's gun laws may have little effect on crime, scholars say
    John Josselyn stood at a gun range in Baltimore County on the warmest day of last week, ready for target practice with his .22-caliber pistol, and recalled how the simple threat of a gun once saved him from three thugs. The gun-rights advocate called it...
  • Maryland commission recommends six sports be eliminated

    Maryland commission recommends six sports be eliminated
    A University of Maryland commission concluded that the school cannot adequately support 27 teams and recommended eliminating eight of them to create "a leaner, stronger athletic program." The teams, which compete in six different sports, are: men's...
  • O'Brien will need 12 weeks to heal, but will he return?

    O'Brien will need 12 weeks to heal, but will he return?
    The quarterback debate that went on for much of Maryland's dismal 2011 season ended last Saturday night, when Danny O'Brien was thrown to the turf at FedEx Field in a 45-21 loss to Notre Dame and broke a bone in his left arm. But that doesn't mean the...
  • Byron Mouton: 10 years after Maryland's national title

    Byron Mouton: 10 years after Maryland's national title
    Byron Mouton has often had to reinvent himself. A big scorer in high school in Louisiana who turned into more of a defensive stopper during his two seasons at Maryland, Mouton tried to start an online basketball apparel company while finishing his...
  • NCAA brings heavy penalties against Penn State

    INDIANAPOLIS — NCAA president Mark Emmert Monday declared that no punishment will repair the damage caused by Penn State's child sex-abuse scandal. The hope, Emmert said, is that the NCAA's penalties levied against the school's football program...
  • Dr. Rose C. Kurz

    Dr. Rose C. Kurz
    Dr. Rose C. Kurz, a retired psychiatric nurse and educator who had been a consultant to the Pan American Health Organization, died Aug. 3 of complications after surgery at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. The Forest Hill resident was 85. Rose...
  • Is your financial aid being eaten up by debit-card fees?

    Students across the country are headed back to college, and millions of them will get financial aid disbursed on a debit card. The cards are convenient and save money for the schools. But these debit cards can be expensive for students, who could see...
  • Judith L. 'Judi' Scott

    Judith L. 'Judi' Scott
    Judith L. "Judi" Scott, a Towson University administrator for three decades and a world traveler and volunteer, died Aug. 7 of a heart attack at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Fla. The longtime Perry Hall resident was 65. Mrs. Scott was...
  • InsideMDSports: Terps offer Va. sophomore guard Devon Hall

    InsideMDSports: Terps offer Va. sophomore guard Devon Hall
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. When we recently profiled Virginia sophomore Devon Hall, his father – and coach – Mark...
  • The Last Word with Tim Downs

    The Last Word with Tim Downs
    When he was in fifth grade, Tim Downs arrived at an important life decision: he would play football at Maryland. Growing up in Latrobe, Pa., Downs idolized Kyle Schmitt, an offensive lineman at Derry Area High School who had accepted a football...
  • Meggett not running from legacy

    Meggett not running from legacy
    If he doesn't wind up playing in the NFL like his father, Davin Meggett says he would consider applying to the CIA. A career in the intelligence-gathering agency could work out well for Maryland's freshman running back, whose distinguishing...