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  • Local focus in football recruiting pays off for Randy Edsall's Terps

    Local focus in football recruiting pays off for Randy Edsall's Terps
    One of the worst seasons in Maryland football history made no difference to Mike Williams. The Terps’ 2-10 campaign last fall didn’t bother DeAndre Lane, either. All that mattered to Williams, a lineman from Archbishop Spalding, and Lane, a...
  • College football playoff an improvement over BCS, but many concerns remain

    College football playoff an improvement over BCS, but many concerns remain
    Sometime around 2020 — maybe a little sooner, maybe a little later — we will get sick of the four-team playoff. The gap between the No. 4 team in the country and the No. 5 team in the country will become too narrow, orĀ  it will become too...
  • Was BCS playoff plan the smartest option?

    Best move, absolutely Teddy Greenstein Chicago Tribune The four-team seeded playoff is absolutely the way to go. I only wish that instead of running through 2025, the deal would last until 3025. Why? Because the first time we get a paper-thin margin...
  • Notre Dame's Brian Kelly can relate to Randy Edsall's rebuilding effort

    Notre Dame's Brian Kelly can relate to Randy Edsall's rebuilding effort
    If any of his coaching peers can relate to what Randy Edsall is going through in his first season at Maryland, it is the man who will be on the opposing sideline Saturday night at FedEx Field in Landover. Like Edsall, Brian Kelly came to a more high-...
  • Courtney Upshaw faring well in first training camp

    Courtney Upshaw faring well in first training camp
    As a rookie Courtney Upshaw is bound to make mistakes. But if the Ravens rookie outside linebacker erred in his first practice of training camp Thursday, inside linebacker Jameel McClain didn’t notice. “I think there were [a few] mistakes out...
  • Hounding opponents nothing new for this Gilman defense

    Hounding opponents nothing new for this Gilman defense
    Touted as one of the top high school football units in the country, No. 1 Gilman's defense doesn't unravel easily. Last week, however, the prospect of a public speaking gig turned into a rare moment of every-man-for-himself. The week leading up to the...
  • BCS picture clear at last

    Things no one could have imagined a month ago: •Boise State losing its first conference game at home since 1998 on another botched last-second field-goal attempt. •Oregon tailback LaMichael James returning from a seemingly season-ending...
  • Rematch still possible

    An LSU-Alabama rematch isn't far-fetched. With losses by Boise State and Stanford, Oklahoma State is the only team standing in the way, and its Dec. 3 matchup against Oklahoma is key to an all-SEC BCS national championship game. Don't count out Oregon,...
  • Still the best of the mess

    Another week, another mess in the BCS. With four of the top 10 teams losing this weekend, the BCS standings look like a makeover gone bad with LSU and Alabama on a collision course to meet again, this time in the national championship game. SEC reigns...
  • UM athletics cuts: College Park suffers from its bad bet on basketball

    The flagship university for the state of Maryland, which happens to be a pioneer member of the Bowl Championship Series-rich Atlantic Coast Conference and resides in a state that boasts the wealthiest county in the country, has announced it will eliminate...
  • Season recap: Sean Davis

    Season recap: Sean Davis
    Mike Engelberg wouldn’t have blamed Sean Davis if he had appeared frustrated from time to time. Facing double- and triple-coverage on an every-game basis could certainly be discouraging to a high school football player. But according to Engelberg...
  • What will be big upset of rivalry weekend?

    Clemson carries day Matt Murschel Orlando Sentinel When looking for an upset this rivalry weekend, look no further than Columbia, S.C. That's where No. 17 Clemson will try to continue its road dominance over rival No. 12 South Carolina. The Tigers...