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Don Markus

Don Markus is The Baltimore Sun's Maryland men's basketball and football beat reporter, and he contributes to other sports coverage, including the Preakness. He has been at The Sun since 1985. He is an avid pick-up basketball player and has taught sports journalism at American University since 2005.
Maryland implements final recommendation after McNair’s death, hiring head of new sports medicine department

Dr. Yvette L. Rooks will be returning to College Park to head up the school's new sports medicine department created in the aftermath of football player Jordan McNair's death from heatstroke in June 2018.

After flirting with perfection as freshman, Maryland kicker Joseph Petrino hopes to add distance to accuracy

Petrino was the last full-time Division I kicker to miss a field-goal attempt last season. This year, he's hoping to add some strength to his accurate right foot.

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