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Schmuck: Kevin Anderson situation, football loss leave Maryland with uncertain feeling

Schmuck: Kevin Anderson situation, football loss leave Maryland with uncertain feeling

The Maryland football team was hoping Saturday’s game against Northwestern would be an elixir of sorts.

The Terps were coming off that ugly, ugly loss to Ohio State, but a victory over the Wildcats would improve their record to 4-2 before they had to head to another hostile stadium to play another top-10 Big Ten powerhouse.

Instead, what might have been a pleasant afternoon started with an unpleasant flurry of reports that athletic director Kevin Anderson (a) had been placed on administrative leave; (b) was about to be fired; or (c) all of the above.

And what looked early on like an uplifting performance by the Terps disintegrated into a disappointing loss to one of...

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