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  • Some parting thoughts on Maryland's men's basketball season

    Some parting thoughts on Maryland's men's basketball season
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports. What has Maryland been most lacking this season in going 17-15? Jeff Barker:  A rim protector? Some...
  • Horse owner Arnold Heft dies at 94; he pitched in minors, refereed, co-owned Bullets

    Horse owner Arnold Heft dies at 94; he pitched in minors, refereed, co-owned Bullets
    Et cetera Horse owner Arnold Heft dies; he pitched in minors, co-owned Bullets Arnold Heft, a longtime horse owner who pitched for the minor league Orioles in 1938, refereed in the NBA from 1945 to 1961 and co-owned the Baltimore Bullets from 1964...
  • Lacrosse roundup: No. 1 Terps men beat Michigan, 13-5

    Jay Carlson (St. Paul's) netted a hat trick in the first half and finished with four goals to lead the top-ranked Maryland men's lacrosse team to a 13-5 win over host Michigan on Tuesday. The Terps improved their record to 7-0. The Wolverines fell...
  • Loyola men's lacrosse coach Charley Toomey sees right signs heading into league home opener

    Loyola men's lacrosse coach Charley Toomey sees right signs heading into league home opener
    Not only was Sunday’s 14-7 victory over No. 6 Duke critical for boosting Loyola Maryland's resume for an at-large berth in the NCAA tournament if it doesn’t capture the Patriot League automatic qualifier, it was another piece of evidence...
  • National lacrosse: No. 9 Syracuse men edge No. 5 Notre Dame, 11-10

    Kevin Rice scored the game-winner with 2:05 left to play as No. 9 host Syracuse edged No. 5 Notre Dame, 11-10, on Saturday. The host Orange (5-3, 1-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) got early separation, but the Fighting Irish (4-3, 2-1) rallied in the...
  • Roundup: No. 4 Duke men's lacrosse tears past No. 9 Syracuse, 21-7

    Roundup: No. 4 Duke men's lacrosse tears past No. 9 Syracuse, 21-7
    Midfielder Deemer Class (Loyola High) scored six times, and three other Blue Devils had four or more goals as No. 4 Duke rushed past the visiting No. 9 Orange, 21-7. After Syracuse (4-3, 0-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) went up, 2-1, in the first quarter,...
  • Women's lacrosse roundup: No. 2 Terps hold off James Madison

    Midfielder Beth Glaros led Maryland with four goals as the second-ranked Terps defeated visiting James Madison, 13-10, on Saturday. The Dukes (4-5) took a 3-2 lead with 19:35 remaining before halftime, but Maryland (11-0) rallied with a four-goal run...
  • Maryland's 'supporting cast' may be as important to an NCAA run as Alyssa Thomas

    Maryland's 'supporting cast' may be as important to an NCAA run as Alyssa Thomas
    COLLEGE PARK — It's a recurring scene this season: Relentless Maryland forward Alyssa Thomas is stretched out on the floor after tumbling for a loose ball or colliding with a defender. Her teammates reach to gingerly pull her up. But the real...
  • No. 5 Loyola sprints to 14-7 win over No. 6 Duke in men's lacrosse

    No. 5 Loyola sprints to 14-7 win over No. 6 Duke in men's lacrosse
    Duke coach John Danowski tried a number of combinations, including flip-flopping his goalie twice, but the Blue Devils had no solutions for Loyola's offense Sunday night. Although the host No. 5 Greyhounds (5-1) weren't prolific on offense, they were...
  • Faceoff specialist Charlie Raffa could play important role in Maryland's game vs. Duke on Saturday

    Charlie Raffa was the literal embodiment of the phrase “getting into your opponent’s head.” The junior faceoff specialist won 19-of-26 draws (73.1 percent), collected a game-high 11 ground balls, and scored two goals in No. 3 Maryland&...
  • Duke men's lacrosse not making much of first undefeated February since 2008

    Duke men's lacrosse not making much of first undefeated February since 2008
    Reigning national champion Duke made a break from tradition – in a positive way. Sunday's 14-6 victory over Stony Brook guaranteed that the top-ranked Blue Devils will finish February with a 4-0 record. It's the first time since 2008 that the...
  • Maryland faces a Syracuse team that may be a little ornery

    Maryland faces a Syracuse team that may be a little ornery
    Welcome to a second season of Morning Shootaround. We will follow the Terps throughout the 2013-14 season, but this year in this space we will provide a look ahead rather than looking back. We will try to analyze Maryland's strengths and weaknesses, as...