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  • Roddy Peters and Nick Faust adjusting to new roles for Terps

    Roddy Peters and Nick Faust adjusting to new roles for Terps
    — The college basketball careers of Maryland guards Roddy Peters and Nick Faust crossed an invisible threshhold last week, when the freshman point guard took over running the team from junior Dez Wells and the junior shooting guard from Baltimore...
  • Wizards going big with Gortat

    Season opener Wizards @Pistons Wednesday, 7:30p.m. TV: Comcast SportsNet Radio: 1500 AM Marcin Gortat knew he wasn't going to be in Phoenix long the moment the rebuilding Suns drafted former Maryland center Alex Len fifth overall in June, but that...
  • ACC tournament to return to Washington in 2016 after Terps are gone

    ACC tournament to return to Washington in 2016 after Terps are gone
    The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today that its 2016 men’s basketball tournament will be held at Washington D.C.’s Verizon Center. Is there irony here? Former Maryland coach Gary Williams long pressed for the ACC tourney to return...
  • 'Rocket Man' Elton John performs the hits at Verizon Center

    'Rocket Man' Elton John performs the hits at Verizon Center
    I’ll admit it from the get-go: I’m an Elton John nut. I love the man, his music, his melodies, his voice. So let me start not at the beginning, but at the end of last night’s concert at the packed Verizon Center in Washington. When...
  • Observations from Kanye West's enthralling 'Yeezus' D.C. tour stop

    Observations from Kanye West's enthralling 'Yeezus' D.C. tour stop
    After what seemed like his 40th¬†guttural bellow during “I am a God,” an exhausted Kanye West fell on his back. Like most of the moments during his two-hour-plus performance at Washington’s Verizon Center on Thursday night, it felt...
  • Terps unable to overcome slow start in 76-60 loss to No. 5 Ohio State

    Terps unable to overcome slow start in 76-60 loss to No. 5 Ohio State
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Maryland found itself in a bit of time capsule Wednesday night. The past and future merged for the Terps against Ohio State here at Value City Arena. The present found a much bigger place in a 76-60 loss to the No. 5 Buckeyes in...
  • After blowout, Terps' Turgeon could make big change to lineup with smallest player

    After blowout, Terps' Turgeon could make big change to lineup with smallest player
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland coach Mark Turgeon has seemed to take a different approach to his starting lineup this season than he did during his first two years at Maryland. He has tinkered less, and during the Terps' recent four-game winning streak...
  • Terps' Jonathan Graham, forced into action vs. George Washington, impresses

    Terps' Jonathan Graham, forced into action vs. George Washington, impresses
    Jonathan Graham arrived at Maryland from Penn State in late summer amid uncertainty about his playing status with regard to the NCAA and his potential playing time among a crowded frontcourt. After getting an unspecified hardship waiver that cleared him...
  • Terps men rally from 14-point deficit, but fall to George Washington, 77-75

    Terps men rally from 14-point deficit, but fall to George Washington, 77-75
    Mark Turgeon has never been a big fan of Maryland playing every year in the BB&T Classic. Despite victories over Notre Dame and George Mason his first two seasons, Turgeon was looking forward to the Terps’ contract with the event running out after...
  • MMA star Jon 'Bones' Jones says UFC 172 to be held in Baltimore

    MMA star Jon 'Bones' Jones says UFC 172 to be held in Baltimore
    Mixed martial arts star Jon "Bones" Jones said Friday that he has been told he will headline UFC 172 in Baltimore, raising the possibility of the city's first hosting of a pay-per-view Ultimate Fighting Championship event. In an interview with Fox...
  • Apprentice Juarez wins with his first career mount

      Laurel Park Apprentice Juarez wins with his first career mount Apprentice Nik Juarez won with his first lifetime mount when odds-on favorite Love Heart beat six other $5,000 claimers in the fifth race Saturday at Laurel Park. Juarez, 20, who is...
  • Notre Dame's Eric Atkins (Mount St. Joe) talks about joining the ACC

    Notre Dame's Eric Atkins (Mount St. Joe) talks about joining the ACC
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Notre Dame point guard Eric Atkins was born in Connecticut and kept his allegiance to the Huskies after moving to Howard County when he was in grade school. But the games that used to draw his attention every year were those played...