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  • Your guide to New Year's Day bowl watching

    It used to be must-see TV, with every big bowl game having a time slot on New Year's Day, including the bowl that would decide the national champion. More often than not, it was the Granddaddy of them all, the Rose Bowl, or the Orange Bowl later that...
  • 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...
  • Michigan gambles and loses, 42-41, to Ohio State

    Hoping his Wolverines had one more magical play left, Michigan coach Brady Hoke went for a 2-point conversion with 32 seconds left that would have given his team a shocking upset win over No. 3 Ohio State. But cornerback Tyvis Powell stepped in front of...
  • Athlete's new day

    Athlete's new day
    College football is heading for a new day. It won't be long before the players on the field are going to receive more than a pittance. The present structure governed by the rules of the National Collegiate Athletic Association is beginning to crack....
  • Spalding's Breitenbach commits to wrestle at Iowa State

    Spalding's Breitenbach commits to wrestle at Iowa State
    Archbishop Spalding senior Logan Breitenbach, one of the top wrestlers in the state, has committed to wrestle at Iowa State. Breitenbach, who committed on Tuesday, beat McDonogh's Toby Hague for the 152-pound Maryland Interscholastic Athletic...
  • Ravens' Billy Bajema said he witnessed no wrongdoing at Okla. State, dismisses SI report

    Ravens' Billy Bajema said he witnessed no wrongdoing at Okla. State, dismisses SI report
    Cash and sham jobs doled out to football players from wealthy Oklahoma State boosters. Academic improprieties. Players using and selling drugs. A corrupt football program where university hostesses regularly had sex with recruits. Those are the primary ...
  • End of football rivalry with Virginia brings bittersweet memories for Maryland

    End of football rivalry with Virginia brings bittersweet memories for Maryland
    — The shouts of joy emanating from the visitors' locker room were loud enough to be heard in the tunnel at Scott Stadium. It was November 2010 and Maryland had just defeated Virginia, which had won eight of the previous nine meetings in...
  • Big Ten move took Maryland coaches by surprise

    Big Ten move took Maryland coaches by surprise
    Maryland's decision to move from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten not only caught its fans and students — and possibly ACC officials — by surprise. The stunning announcement that was first rumored late last week and was made...
  • Jimmy Smith is prepared to step in wherever the Ravens need him on defense

    Jimmy Smith is prepared to step in wherever the Ravens need him on defense
    Anquan Boldin bellowed advice from the sideline to Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith, delivering a sage last-second tip that Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo would be throwing the football in his direction. Smith nodded affirmatively before matching wide...
  • ESPN does college baseball right, including Towson storyline

    ESPN does college baseball right, including Towson storyline
    I am in heaven. I know I am part of a minority, but I love college baseball the way most folks love NCAA basketball. Forget the Final Four, the Road to Omaha is what gets my adrenaline pumping. And ESPN started the journey for viewers like me with an...
  • Kelechi Osemele: 'I'm going to have a substantial role'

    Kelechi Osemele: 'I'm going to have a substantial role'
    It's unlikely that Ravens second-round pick Kelechi Osemele will become a fixture on the bench this season, especially not after his impressive preseason performance. Osemele started all four preseason games, lining up at right tackle twice and left...
  • Big Ten schools get more money than ACC schools, but just barely

    Big Ten schools get more money than ACC schools, but just barely
    According to The Kansas City Star, which is using numbers published by Forbes magazine (in an article that does not appear to be online yet), the Big Ten will earn $310 million during the 2012-13 financial year from outside deals. That’s the...