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Exploring the Terps' jersey policy, Dixon's controversial remarks and the true impact of a blowout
Exploring the Terps' jersey policy, Dixon's controversial remarks and the true impact of a blowout

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. Should Maryland begin permitting basketball players’ numbers to be formally retired? Jeff Barker: I think in rare cases — such as a Juan Dixon or a Len Bias — Maryland should consider retiring numbers. That would have eliminated the uncertainty over whether to permit Dixon’s old No. 3 to be assigned to freshman Roddy Peters. Without his number being retired, Dixon had no claim to his old number. I credit coach Mark Turgeon with reaching out to Dixon before proceeding with the initial plan — later...

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