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  • Looking at the college hoops transfers from Baltimore, DI schools in Maryland

    Looking at the college hoops transfers from Baltimore, DI schools in Maryland
    CBSSports.com’s Jeff Goodman posted his amazingly comprehensive Division I basketball transfer list this morning. With 300-plus names and counting, there were sure to be tons of local guys mentioned. Sure enough, eight players from the Baltimore...
  • Notebook: River Hill grad Marlatt leads way for deep Irish

    • On a Notre Dame men's lacrosse team where everyone contributes, Clarksville's Jim Marlatt has grabbed the spotlight. The River Hill grad had a career-high five-point day in the NCAA first-round win over Yale. But it's depth that has been the key:...
  • Terps basketball team set to start practice Tuesday

    Terps basketball team set to start practice Tuesday
    The start of the 2012-13 college basketball season is more than five months away, but practice begins today. It's only two hours a week over an eight-week summer period, according to a new NCAA rule. Yet for local coaches, it's a chance to acclimate...
  • The Sun Remembers

    The Sun Remembers
    May 30, 1982: In an inauspicious start to a historic streak, 21-year-old Cal Ripken Jr. bats eighth and goes hitless in the Orioles' 6-0 loss to the last-place Toronto Blue Jays. An announced Memorial Stadium crowd of 21,632 sees the start of Ripken's...
  • Q&A with Towson men's basketball coach Pat Skerry

    Q&A with Towson men's basketball coach Pat Skerry
    For a guy who just lived through a 1-31 season in his first year as a Division I head coach, Pat Skerry seems oddly optimistic. But for the second-year Towson men's basketball coach, staying positive is a surprisingly easy thing to do. Just steps away...
  • Four McGlynn, Vermont's leading scorer, is transferring to Towson

    Four McGlynn, Vermont's leading scorer, is transferring to Towson
    The transformation of the Towson men's basketball program continued today with the addition of the America East Rookie of the Year. Four McGlynn, who averaged 12 points for Vermont as a freshman, has committed to the Tigers. The York, Pa., native will...
  • Postscript from Mount St. Mary's at Georgetown

    Postscript from Mount St. Mary's at Georgetown
    Losses are never easy to absorb. The effect can be lasting, but quick turnarounds have a tendency of shifting the focus. So Mount St. Mary’s will put Tuesday night’s 9-8 setback to Georgetown in the rearview mirror, but that doesn’t...
  • No. 5 Notre Dame men edge Ohio State

    No. 5 Notre Dame defeated host Ohio State, 8-7, on Wednesday. Senior midfielder Max Pfeifer scored two goals for the Fighting Irish, and goalie John Kemp made 17 saves. Notre Dame (5-1) never trailed in the contest en route to its fourth straight...
  • Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup
    Maryland's search for a forward to add to its 2012 class has apparently led to New Hampshire. According to Brewster (N.H.) Academy coach Jason Smith, Maryland and Xavier are the "two latest schools" to contact JaKarr Sampson. Sampson, Rivals.com's No....
  • Michigan transfer Evan Smotrycz commits to the Terps

    Michigan transfer Evan Smotrycz commits to the Terps
    Other than watching Juan Dixon and Steve Francis play while he was growing up, Evan Smotrycz “really had no connection” to the Maryland basketball program.  Smotrycz wasn’t recruited by Gary Williams’ Terps or Mark Turgeon’s...
  • UConn Releases Field Hockey Schedule

    UConn, which won the national championship in field hockey last season, announced its schedule for the 2014 season. Here is the release from Storrs: Defending Champs Will Play 17 Regular-Season Games STORRS, Conn. – The University of Connecticut's...
  • Inside the PD: Former K'Tan guard Josh Fortune Colorado bound

    Inside the PD: Former K'Tan guard Josh Fortune Colorado bound
    Kecoughtan graduate Josh Fortune, who helped lead Providence to the Big East Conference championship in March, has decided to transfer to Colorado. Fortune's father, Craig, confirmed Wednesday his son's plan to play for the Buffaloes. Craig Fortune said...