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  • Navy midfielder Kiernan aims to lead by more than example

    Navy midfielder Kiernan aims to lead by more than example
    Pat Kiernan, Navy's do-it-all long-stick midfielder, plays wing on faceoffs and is a threat to score in transition. He acknowledged, however, that there is one area of his game that needs work: his voice. "I would definitely say that I've tried to be...
  • Denver's move to Big East could force Johns Hopkins to look elsewhere

    Denver's move to Big East could force Johns Hopkins to look elsewhere
    Denver's announcement Thursday that it will leave the Eastern College Athletic Conference and move to the Big East for immediate membership next season could impact Johns Hopkins’ search for a conference that the program can call home. The Big...
  • Assessing which conference Johns Hopkins could call home

    Assessing which conference Johns Hopkins could call home
    Now that Johns Hopkins has opened the door for conferences to woo the illustrious program, the most pressing question centers on if there is one league that best suits the Blue Jays – and vice versa. If coach Dave Pietramala and athletic...
  • Hawkins' return boosts Loyola defense in 13-8 win over Georgetown

    Hawkins' return boosts Loyola defense in 13-8 win over Georgetown
    For at least one half, Loyola men's lacrosse coach Charley Toomey got a good, long look at what his team's defense could be, and he liked what he saw. Buoyed by the return of senior short-stick defensive midfielder Josh Hawkins, the No. 15 Greyhounds...
  • Hoyas' Whittington out indefinitely because of academic issues

    Roughly an hour and a half after athletic department officials revealed Georgetown starting forward Greg Whittington (Oakland Mills) would be out indefinitely because of academic issues, the Hoyas stepped onto the Verizon Center court Wednesday for a...
  • Terps Trio: Hoops' nonconference schedule, Pe'Shon Howard, NIT scouting report

    Terps Trio: Hoops' nonconference schedule, Pe'Shon Howard, NIT scouting report
    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. Maryland’s nonconference schedule was so light. Will it be any tougher next season? Jeff Barker:...
  • Towson basketball looks to bright future despite disappointment of missing postseason

    Towson basketball looks to bright future despite disappointment of missing postseason
    It's a Thursday afternoon — five days after the most surprising team in all of Division I men's college basketball completed its season — and these guys aren't obliged to be in an otherwise empty gym, firing jump shots. In fact, no one would...
  • Bilal Dixon's faith in Pat Skerry has paid off for Towson

    Bilal Dixon's faith in Pat Skerry has paid off for Towson
    When the Providence coaching staff decided last spring that Bilal Dixon didn't fit into its plans for the 2012-13 season, the 6-foot-9, 245-pound center quickly thought of one guy he'd like to play for in his last year of eligibility. "[Pat] Skerry...
  • Dick Vitale says snowstorm will prevent him from calling Maryland-UNC game

    Dick Vitale says snowstorm will prevent him from calling Maryland-UNC game
    ESPN’s Dick Vitale said today that the impending snowstorm expected to hit the Baltimore-Washington region means he won’t be able to travel north as planned for the network’s broadcast of Wednesday night’s Maryland-North Carolina...
  • UMass Lowell to add men's and women's lacrosse, join America East

    UMass Lowell to add men's and women's lacrosse, join America East
    Massachusetts Lowell will move up to Division I and join the America East Conference, representatives of both announced today at a rally at the Tsongas Center on campus. The school, which is currently in Division II, will also add men's and women's...
  • Local Division I men's college basketball preview

    Local Division I men's college basketball preview
    Questions abound for several in-state Division I college basketball team as their regular-season schedules begin Friday. Loyola returns most of its core playing group and faces the pressure of repeating as MAAC champions. Can the Greyhounds make it two...
  • Terps women's road matchup vs. Delaware sold out tonight

    Terps women's road matchup vs. Delaware sold out tonight
    Tonight's women's basketball game between Maryland and Delaware is a sellout, according to a tweet from Kevin Tresolini, the outstanding University of Delaware beat writer for The (Wilmington, Del.) News Journal. So, if you were planning to make the...