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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Terps Trio: Maryland vs. Duke, football pro day, Dwayne Morgan

    Terps Trio: Maryland vs. Duke, football pro day, Dwayne Morgan
    Baltimore Sun reporter Jeff Barker, editor Matt Bracken, and Sun intern/Diamondback co-sports editor Josh Vitale weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. What will the environment be like at Friday night’s...
  • Maryland considering a move to the Big Ten Conference

    Maryland considering a move to the Big Ten Conference
    COLLEGE PARK — The University of Maryland is in serious discussions to join the Big Ten, and the Board of Regents plans to meet Monday to discuss the proposed move, according to two sources with knowledge of the talks. The regents were told about...
  • South Carroll grad Josh Boone hopes to make the most of another chance in the NBA

    South Carroll grad Josh Boone hopes to make the most of another chance in the NBA
    Josh Boone is in a familiar spot, one that he first used to his advantage coming out of South Carroll High a decade ago. But instead of starting as a relative unknown, Boone is trying to return from what could be easily called professional basketball...
  • Notebook: Baltimore-area players sweep weekly MLL awards

    Notebook: Baltimore-area players sweep weekly MLL awards
    Major League Lacrosse announced its weekly award winners Monday, and all have Baltimore-area connections. Chesapeake Bayhawks midfielder Kevin Cooper (Archbishop Spalding, Maryland) collected Cascade Rookie of the Week honors after scoring on each of...
  • 'Eccentric' kicker Brad Craddock finding his way at Maryland

    'Eccentric' kicker Brad Craddock finding his way at Maryland
    It was last Saturday's opening kickoff, and freshman kicker Brad Craddock realized he was the last Maryland Terrapin standing between Temple returner Matt Brown and 60 yards of inviting, open field. Craddock, the curly-haired Australian with the Down...
  • Terps Trio: Maryland vs. West Virginia, Danny O'Brien and Kam Williams

    Terps Trio: Maryland vs. West Virginia, Danny O'Brien and Kam Williams
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland  sports. What is the mood of Maryland's football program heading to West Virginia on Saturday as a four-touchdown...
  • Will we see more of McClain at outside linebacker?

    Will we see more of McClain at outside linebacker?
    Four years ago, when Jameel McClain was in his rookie season with the Ravens, the undrafted free agent out of Syracuse first made his presence felt as a situational pass rusher. The gritty linebacker only had 16 tackles in 2008, but he recorded 2.5...
  • Which conference is most competitive?

    Big East, top to bottom Iliana Limón Romero Orlando Sentinel The SEC may be king of the college football world, but the much maligned Big East boasts the most competitive lineup from top to bottom. USF was supposed to be among the top contenders to...
  • Sweet 16: Greg Whittington, Georgetown

    Sweet 16: Greg Whittington, Georgetown
    The list of high-major college basketball players who finished their high school careers in Howard County public schools is a short one. It’s so short, in fact, that just one player over the past 10 years fits that criterion. Georgetown sophomore...