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  • Which college coaches are on the hot seat?

    At Arkansas, Penn State Teddy Greenstein Chicago Tribune I'll point to two — for totally different reasons. Arkansas' John L. Smith needs to win. Now. His contract runs a mere 10 months. In replacing the disgraced Bobby Petrino, Smith will...
  • Navy coach Niumatalolo not sleeping on success

    Navy coach Niumatalolo not sleeping on success
    Ken Niumatalolo's life changed dramatically the day he was named to succeed Paul Johnson as Navy's football coach after the 2007 season. Niumatalolo went from being a relatively unknown offensive-line coach to a first-time head coach following the man...
  • What are predictions for Big 12, Big East?

    Oklahoma, Louisville solid Brian Hamilton Chicago Tribune We'll resist temptation to overthink Landry Jones' injuries and the state of the offensive line and pick Oklahoma to win the Big 12 with a stiff challenge from newcomer West Virginia. Texas...
  • Bits & Pieces: Connecticut-Maryland game will be a proud moment for local football

    With the growing success of high school football in Howard County over the past several years, it's no surprise that locals are making us proud at Division I programs across the country. But it's not often that we get to see two D-I teams featuring...
  • Baltimore area's 2012 FBS players

    Baltimore area's 2012 FBS players
    During the 2011 college football season, 79 players from the Baltimore area suited up for Football Bowl Subdivision programs. This year, that number will increase by 10. Eighty-nine athletes from this area — Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City,...
  • Loyola will leave MAAC for Patriot League starting in 2013-14

    Loyola will leave MAAC for Patriot League starting in 2013-14
    Coming off its most successful athletic year in school history, Loyola announced Wednesday that it will be leaving the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference after more than 20 years to join the Patriot League beginning in 2013-14. The decision to leave...
  • Game-by-game look at Maryland's schedule

    Game-by-game look at Maryland's schedule
    William & Mary, Sept. 1: Pssst, nobody wants to talk about it, but Maryland enters the season with an eight-game losing streak hanging around -- like a nagging cold -- from last year. No win is guaranteed, but the largely inexperienced Terps and their...
  • Previewing the 2012 edition of The Sweet 16

    Previewing the 2012 edition of The Sweet 16
    We’re less than two months away from the start of college basketball season, which means that it’s time to begin the second annual Sweet 16. For those who missed it last year, The Sweet 16 is my list of Baltimore’s top college...
  • Terps still searching for workhorse running back

    Terps still searching for workhorse running back
    The YouTube video just keeps going and going. Running back Jordan Todman is taking handoff after handoff, pitch after pitch, often carrying the ball deep into the opposition's secondary. It was 2010 and Todman and his Connecticut team — led by...
  • Edsall keeps memories of his time at UConn close

    Edsall keeps memories of his time at UConn close
    — There are rows of shiny footballs displayed on wooden shelves in the home of Maryland football coach Randy Edsall. "Connecticut 23, Buffalo 0," is written in bold white letters painted on the brown leather. "1st Win As Head Coach. Sept. 18, 1999....
  • Our Take: The week in Maryland sports

    Our Take: The week in Maryland sports
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and intern Connor Letourneau (The Diamondback's co-sports editor and men's lacrosse beat writer) weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. Should Maryland play...
  • Five join Edgewood High Hall of Fame

    Five join Edgewood High Hall of Fame
    Five new members were inducted into the Edgewood High School Hall of Fame Tuesday in conjunction with the EHS Class of 2012 commencement ceremonies the same day. The five newest members of the Edgewood High School Hall of Fame are: Retired Maj. Gen....