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  • Mark Turgeon and Terps embracing challenge of playing at Ohio State

    Mark Turgeon and Terps embracing challenge of playing at Ohio State
    Mark Turgeon was on the road recruiting this summer when the schedule for this season's ACC-Big Ten Challenge was announced. He remembers his initial reaction when he learned that the Terps were going on the road for the second straight year. “I...
  • Notre Dame's Eric Atkins shouldering greater load as he returns home to face Maryland

    Notre Dame's Eric Atkins shouldering greater load as he returns home to face Maryland
    In his four years at Notre Dame, point guard Eric Atkins has gone from being a steady freshman who came off the bench for a veteran team to the unquestioned senior leader — and now unlikely leading scorer — on a young team searching to find...
  • C.J. Fair (City) helps lead No. 2 Syracuse over No. 22 Pitt, 59-54

    C.J. Fair (City) helps lead No. 2 Syracuse over No. 22 Pitt, 59-54
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- It was just like old times Saturday for Syracuse and Pittsburgh. But instead of fighting for supremacy in their old league, the Big East Conference, the Orange and Panthers were battling for bragging rights in their new league, the...
  • Pittsburgh and Syracuse have led an ACC takeover this season

    Pittsburgh and Syracuse have led an ACC takeover this season
    Considering the pedigree of their respective programs, it is no surprise that No. 2 Syracuse and No. 20 Pittsburgh have made nearly flawless transitions from the Big East to the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Orange won a national championship with...
  • Terps ranked No. 2 in Inside Lacrosse preseason women's top 20

    Terps ranked No. 2 in Inside Lacrosse preseason women's top 20
    Maryland's women's lacrosse team has been ranked No. 2 behind defending national champion North Carolina in the Inside Lacrosse preseason Brine Media Poll released Monday. In last year's national championship, the Tar Heels edged Maryland, 13-12, in...
  • Division I women's lacrosse team-by-team previews

    Division I women's lacrosse team-by-team previews
    Projected NCAA seeds 1.North Carolina Last season: 18-3, NCAA champion Coach: Jenny Levy (19th season, 242-95) Top returning point-getter: Abbey Friend, senior A (61 goals, 22 assists) Other key returnees Sloane Serpe, senior D Margaret...
  • Realignment raises hopes, causes concern for 2014 college lacrosse season

    Realignment raises hopes, causes concern for 2014 college lacrosse season
    The conference realignment that swept through college football has reached college lacrosse, and has generated optimism and concerns among those involved in the sport. Those changes have already manifested for the upcoming 2014 season. For one, the NCAA...
  • Q&A: Catching up with Syracuse coach John Desko

    Q&A: Catching up with Syracuse coach John Desko
    Each week, The Baltimore Sun will publish a Q&A with a college lacrosse player or coach to get you better acquainted with the player and his or her team. Today's guest is Syracuse coach John Desko, who guided his alma mater to last year's NCAA...
  • Former coaches Gary Williams, Jim Calhoun attend fundraiser in New York

    Former coaches Gary Williams, Jim Calhoun attend fundraiser in New York
    Fundraising events can make for strange bedfellows, particularly when it comes to politics. But more than a few heads were turned, eyebrows were raised and stomachs were -- well, you get the picture -- when it was announced that former longtime rivals and...
  • Previewing Terps-UConn with the Hartford Courant's Huskies beat reporter

    Previewing Terps-UConn with the Hartford Courant's Huskies beat reporter
    In anticipation for Friday's Maryland-Connecticut season opener at the Barclays Center, we traded emails with Dom Amore, who covers UConn men's basketball for the Hartford Courant. (For more of Dom's coverage, check out his blog over at the Courant's...
  • Notre Dame's Eric Atkins (Mount St. Joe) talks about joining the ACC

    Notre Dame's Eric Atkins (Mount St. Joe) talks about joining the ACC
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Notre Dame point guard Eric Atkins was born in Connecticut and kept his allegiance to the Huskies after moving to Howard County when he was in grade school. But the games that used to draw his attention every year were those played...
  • ACC commissioner says tournament could be played in New York City

    ACC commissioner says tournament could be played in New York City
    Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford said at a news conference on Wednesday that playing a men's basketball tournament in  New York City sometime in the near future is possible, and that Washington is still on the league's radar as a...