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  • Michael Huff says he's looking forward to carrying on Ed Reed's tradition

    Michael Huff says he's looking forward to carrying on Ed Reed's tradition
    The significance of replacing Ed Reed resonated strongly with new Ravens free safety Michael Huff, a feeling he imparted to the former NFL Defensive Player of the Year. Before Huff officially signed his three-year, $6 million contract, he texted Reed to...
  • Terps assistant Scott Spinelli deserves credit for team's success

    Terps assistant Scott Spinelli deserves credit for team's success
    In his mind, Scott Spinelli can see himself calling the play. It's like a dream unfolding in slow-motion. The Maryland men's basketball assistant coach closes his eyes and visualizes Terps guard Terrell Stoglin with the ball in the final seconds of...
  • Ex-track star from Laurel hurdles into hall of fame

    Ex-track star from Laurel hurdles into hall of fame
    In the summer before she entered Laurel High as a freshman, Angie Vaughn took part in a major youth track and field meet in California in 1990. Before she left Maryland, her father told her if she won her event in the 100-meter dash he would buy her a...
  • Five games to watch this weekend

    No. 11 Oregon State at No. 14 Stanford 3 p.m. Saturday, Fox Buzz: This outcome could hinge on the play of the backup quarterbacks. Stanford's Kevin Hogan and Oregon State's Cody Vaz have found themselves with increased playing time the last couple of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bracket breakdown: NCAA sleepers, Cinderellas and more

    Bracket breakdown: NCAA sleepers, Cinderellas and more
    The 2011 NCAA tournament officially tips off tonight with a pair of play-in games -- I'm still scratching my head at UAB and Clemson playing for a No. 12 seed -- but the bracket bonanza for most pools begins Thursday afternoon with the Round of 64. That...
  • Longing for a rosy result

    Texas may or may not end up in the Pacific-12 Conference. Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott tried to lure the Longhorns last year before his dream for a 16-team super league was squashed — or maybe deferred. Texas once held a big stack of expansion...
  • Not so fast, Big 12 powers

    Don't mess with … Pullman? These are fascinating days for purveyors of dark comedy and comeuppance. Last year, Texas wrecked what was then the Pac-10 Conference's plan to expand to 16 teams when the Longhorns reneged in the 11th hour. Tuesday...
  • Chris Dufresne's college football rankings

    Last week's ranking in parentheses 1. Alabama (3-0): Fans asked to cheer but not go "Hog Wild" on Arkansas on Saturday. (1) 2. Oklahoma (2-0): Perk in Bob Stoops' new contract allows unlimited use of school's private tractor. (4) 3. LSU (3-0): Whoa...
  • Tigers, Tide best of best

    There's LSU and Alabama and then everyone else in the SEC. From the start of the season, everyone was pointing to these two as the cream of the crop in the SEC. Armed with stellar defenses and impressive wins, both can make a case as the top team in the...
  • Doesn't pay to live in past

    Tradition clearly is overrated. Nostalgia is for saps. "If memories were all I sang," Rick Nelson once sang, "I'd rather drive a truck." You would think history might mean more in a sport that produced "Win one for the Gipper," but this is no time to be...