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  • Maryland teen gets worldwide stage after winning Intel award

    Maryland teen gets worldwide stage after winning Intel award
    The whiteboard that keeps track of Jack Andraka's schedule would be an exhausting blur for anyone, let alone a 16-year-old high school student: Last-minute requests are squeezed into already full days, scientific conferences bump up against speaking...
  • InsideMDSports: Breaking down the Terps football team's recruiting class, targets

    InsideMDSports: Breaking down the Terps football team's recruiting class, targets
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. There are exactly four weeks until national signing day, and Maryland has several spots still...
  • Franklin W. Vanik, MS advocate

    Franklin W. Vanik, MS advocate
    Franklin Walter Vanik, who became an advocate for those diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, died Friday at his parents' Rosedale home after suffering a head injury in an earlier fall. He was 46. Born in Baltimore and raised in Rosedale, he was the son...
  • Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller runs a 4.49 in 40-yard dash

    Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller runs a 4.49 in 40-yard dash
    Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller aced an important test at the NFL scouting combine Tuesday, answering any lingering questions about his speed. The Mount. St. Joseph graduate ran the 40-yard dash in 4.49 seconds officially. His unofficial times were...
  • For Maryland, and football fans, bowl is step in right direction

    For Maryland, and football fans, bowl is step in right direction
    After three years of pain, Maryland football fans just wanted a chance to party in the waning days of a season. So smiles abounded in Annapolis on Friday as Terps supporters gathered to celebrate the program's first bowl appearance since 2010. The...
  • A 'tougher' Mark Turgeon aims to lead Maryland back to the NCAA tournament

    A 'tougher' Mark Turgeon aims to lead Maryland back to the NCAA tournament
    COLLEGE PARK — The one constant in Mark Turgeon's steady climb up the coaching ladder was building the type of reputation that most in his profession covet. It is summed up by two simple letters that for decades have described some of basketball's...
  • New Maryland mental health initiative focuses on identifying and treating psychosis

    New Maryland mental health initiative focuses on identifying and treating psychosis
    One day last summer, a former Navy reservist phoned police in Newport, R.I., to say someone was using a "microwave machine" to send vibrations through his body to keep him from sleeping. Six weeks later, the same man took a shotgun into the Washington...
  • Gilman's Keihn whittles college list to Maryland, Virginia, Virginia Tech

    Gilman's Keihn whittles college list to Maryland, Virginia, Virginia Tech
    Gilman All-Metro defensive end Melvin Keihn has whittled a list of more than 50 scholarship offers to three finalists: Maryland, Virginia and Virginia Tech. Keihn, who originally planned to announce his oral commitment at the Under Armour All-America...
  • Should Maryland add Lefty Driesell's name to Cole Field House?

    Should Maryland add Lefty Driesell's name to Cole Field House?
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. How significant is it that former Terps coaches Gary Williams and Lefty Driesell are both...
  • Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey to team for drone tests

    Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey to team for drone tests
    Maryland has agreed to work with Virginia and New Jersey on research into unmanned aircraft, a move that could strengthen Maryland's bid to land one of the six drone test sites to be awarded this year by the Federal Aviation Administration. The three...
  • Paige Dalton to wed Brennan Keil

    Paige Dalton and Brennan Keil announce their engagement. They met seven years ago working as lifeguards at the Fallston Swim Club. Dalton is the daughter of Ed and Christine Dalton of Baldwin and is a 2011 graduate of Virginia Tech. She is a civil...
  • Bryn Mawr student advocates for mental illness awareness

    Bryn Mawr student advocates for mental illness awareness
    Teenager Kendall Reitz set out to become an advocate for improved mental illness awareness in the aftermath of last year's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., when a disturbed 20-year-old named Adam Lanza fatally shot 20 children...