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University of Maryland football scandal surrounding Jordan McNair's death: Baltimore Sun coverage

University of Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair died after a preseason workout in College Park on May 29. He was hospitalized at University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he died of heatstroke 15 days later. On Aug. 14, University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh and athletic director Damon Evans apologized to the McNair family and took "legal and moral responsibility" for the circumstances leading to his death.

One year after Jordan McNair's death, University of Maryland looks to remember and move forward

One year after Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair died from heat stroke, the team and athletic department looks to honor his memory and also move on.

University of Maryland to hire head team physician to work outside the athletic department

Maryland athletic director Damon Evans announced Thursday that the university will hire a new head team physician who will work outside the athletic department

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University of Maryland athletic department implements most recommendations made after Jordan McNair's death

Nine months after University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair died of heatstroke following a summer practice, the state flagship university has implemented most of the changes recommended by a sports medicine consultant brought in to assess the response to his death.

For Terps at NFL scouting combine, Jordan McNair is still a talking point

Maryland offensive lineman Derwin Gray said every team he’d met with asked him about the late Terps lineman and former McDonogh standout.

At University of Maryland, football fandom continues to fall

The University of Maryland has struggled to reverse recent declines in fan interest in the football program, which underwent a turbulent 2018 season after the heatstroke death of 19-year-old player Jordan McNair, a new document shows.

3 months later, University System of Maryland hasn't begun search for Loh's replacement. Is he leaving?

Three months after University of Maryland President Wallace Loh announced his pending retirement in the wake of the death of football player Jordan McNair, and less than six months before his departure, the University System of Maryland has not formed a search committee to find his replacement.

'They’re moving so f------ slow': Maryland releases footage from Jordan McNair's final football practice

As an ambulance snaked its way through the University of Maryland’s campus, a police officer grew exasperated.

Maryland football player Ellis McKennie never thought of himself as an activist until his friend Jordan McNair died

Maryland football player Ellis McKennie never thought of himself as an activist until his friend Jordan McNair died. McKennie helped recruit McNair to Maryland.

Schmuck: Maryland gives itself a do-over after deciding not to promote Mike Locksley last time

Maryland could have hired Mike Locksley the last time it was looking for head football coach, and the case can be made that the failure to do so put the Terps in the situation they're in now.

What they're saying about Maryland hiring Mike Locksley as football coach

Here’s what they're saying about Maryland hiring Mike Locksley as its new football coach.

Maryland hires Alabama offensive coordinator Mike Locksley as football coach

Mike Locksley will return to College Park as the school’s new football coach.

What you need to know about new Maryland football coach Mike Locksley

Here's what you need to know about new Maryland football coach Mike Locksley.

Mike Locksley through the years

Browse photos of new Maryland football coach Mike Locksley through the years.

Seahawks' Quinton Jefferson (Maryland) to honor Jordan McNair with custom cleats

Martin McNair, Jordan’s father, said his family was “extremely proud and grateful” that Jefferson would “step up and honor Jordan’s name like that.”

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Accreditation agency plans to visit University of Maryland, request governance details

The agency responsible for awarding the University of Maryland its accreditation is planning an in-person visit to the campus and has asked the institution to hand over details of its governance. 

Many questions, few answers on Maryland football scandal at General Assembly committee hearing

The day after it was announced that University of Maryland President Wallace Loh would retire in the wake of a football scandal — but that the football coach would remain in College Park — state lawmakers called for a hearing to investigate the matter.

Placed on leave, University of Maryland's Durkin continued to advise football team through assistant coaches

Former Maryland football coach DJ Durkin continued to communicate with assistant coaches and develop game plans for the team after being placed on administrative leave, sources say.

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Maryland's Loh went against attorney general's advice in taking responsibility for McNair mistakes

University of Maryland President Wallace Loh’s decision to take “legal and moral responsibility” for mistakes made in treating 19-year-old football player Jordan McNair went against advice from the attorney general’s office, according to a source with knowledge of the proceedings.

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Senate chief Mike Miller breaks silence on Maryland's firing of football coach, Brady resignation

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, one of the university’s leading boosters, said Wednesday that “there’s fault everywhere around” for the the developments that lead to the ouster of UM football coach DJ Durkin and the resignation of the chairman of the regents.

Maryland fires trainers responsible for improperly treating football player Jordan McNair's heatstroke

Maryland head football trainer Wes Robinson and assistant athletic director Steve Nordwall, who had been placed on administrative leave with football coach DJ Durkin, have been fired.

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University System of Maryland regents name Linda Gooden as new chair. Her first public act: apologizing

A retired Lockheed Martin executive will assume leadership of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents, facing an uphill battle to regain public trust after the way the governing body handled the investigations into the death of 19-year-old football player Jordan McNair.

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Major University of Maryland donor asks Hogan, legislative leaders to support Loh

Brendan Iribe, the virtual reality pioneer whose name will grace a new $152 million computer science building opening at the University of Maryland College Park next year, has written Gov. Larry Hogan to express his dismay over the Board of Regents and support for UMD President Loh.

Calls for UMD's football program to shut down are unlikely to play out. Here's why.

NCAA "death penalties" are extremely rare. And the football team supports other sports programs.

Jordan McNair death not the same as Len Bias

The deaths of Jordan McNair and Len Bias at the University of Maryland are not comparable.

The University of Maryland can — and must — recover from this week's debacle. Here's how.

The University of Maryland's national reputation is in tatters because of the Board of Regent's decision this week. Here's how to begin repairing it.

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Maryland students demand role in naming Loh's successor, say regents should be elected

After a campus protest broke down in disarray over football, the University of Maryland student groups signed a joint statement calling for a roll in the selection of next president and that Board of Regents be elected.

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University System Chancellor Caret at center of power struggle between regents and College Park

University System of Maryland Chancellor Robert Caret has been a silent voice in public, but behind the scenes, he has been at the center of the power struggle.

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Inside the Maryland debacle: How football coach DJ Durkin's impassioned speech changed regents' minds

During the course of an hour-long interview at the state university system’s Baltimore headquarters, football coach DJ Durkin gave a speech that dramatically changed the course of events and convinced board members he should stay, according to several sources.

Should college presidents get out of the big-time football business?

I’m glad there’s a University of Maryland team. I root for the Terps. But, should it come to pass that the program ends up operating under an independent governing body fully empowered to recruit players pay them what they’re worth, I'm betting most fans wouldn't care.

Tim Tebow criticizes University of Maryland's reversal on football coach DJ Durkin

Tim Tebow scolded the University of Maryland for reversing course on its decision to stand by former football coach DJ Durkin, saying the school caved to pressure.

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Maryland Board of Regents chair James Brady resigns amid Maryland football scandal

James Brady, the chairman of the University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents, resigned Thursday, overtaken by the whirlwind of controversy at the state’s flagship university that began with the June death of football player Jordan McNair.

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University of Maryland students divide midprotest over football game boycotts

A student protest at the University of Maryland Thursday quickly dissolved from a united front against the institution's handling of football player Jordan McNair’s death into a heated quarrel over whether to boycott football games.

Altercation between Maryland football players breaks out at practice in wake of Durkin drama

In the wake of University of Maryland football coach DJ Durkin's brief reinstatement Tuesday, discord over the football program erupted in a fight among team players.

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The Sun's Andy Green on the Maryland football scandal and the fallout from Jordan McNair's death

Editorial page editor Andy Green reviews a week of developments that rocked the University of Maryland, College Park.

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Fallout grows for University of Maryland, College Park, in aftermath of regents' response to player's death

In the aftermath of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents' response to the death of a Terrapins football player, the consequences for the College Park campus are multiplying. Faculty, students and alumni are raising concerns about accreditation, academic freedom and fundraising.

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Major University of Maryland donor halts funding over 'unacceptable' regents actions

Karen Levenson, a major donor to the school of public policy at the University of Maryland, College Park, has halted future gifts over how the University System of Maryland Board of Regents have handled the aftermath of Terrapins football player Jordan McNair's death.

Matt Canada to coach Maryland football for rest of season as Terps move on from DJ Durkin

With its biggest game in two years approaching Saturday against Michigan State, Maryland will go in with interim coach Matt Canada looking to show he deserves a shot at a permanent job and a team that could come together or completely fall apart.

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University of Maryland Foundation to regents: You may have dealt 'fatal blow' to $1.5B fundraising campaign

The University of Maryland's major fundraising arm sent a strongly worded letter to the Board of Regents, condemning their mishandling the aftermath of Jordan McNair's death, and saying they've damaged a $1.5 billion fundraising campaign.

Gov. Hogan says firing of Maryland football coach a 'big step' forward, but has 'concerns' about process

Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday morning that he was “shocked” and “outraged” by the Maryland Board of Regents’ decision to reinstate football coach DJ Durkin and called school President Wallace Loh’s decision to defy the board and fire the coach a “big step” forward.

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University of Maryland student government calls for resignation of regents chairman James Brady

The University of Maryland student government association followed jubilation over the firing of head football coach DJ Durkin with further calls Thursday for the resignation of the Board of Regents chair James T. Brady.

University of Maryland president fires football coach DJ Durkin, reversing decision by regents

University of Maryland President Wallace Loh fired football coach DJ Durkin a day after the University System of Maryland Board of Regents reinstated him. Loh said he took the action after meeting with the Student Government Association, department chairs and other campus leadership.

Firing ends DJ Durkin's once-promising tenure as Maryland football coach

University of Maryland football coach DJ Durkin, who had been suspended since August, has been fired in the wake of the heatstroke death of offensive lineman Jordan McNair and two reports commissioned by the board of regents.

Schmuck: Firing Durkin was right decision, but there's no excuse for how badly situation was handled

The firing of DJ Durkin on Wednesday ended a strange two-day saga that further embarrassed the University of Maryland and the Board of Regents.

What you need to know about how Jordan McNair's death led to Regents chair James Brady's resignation

Although questions remain surrounding the football player's death and accountability for it, here’s what we know so far.

Jordan McNair's staunchest ally on Maryland football team says 'they finally did what was right'

Jordan McNair's staunchest ally, reserve offensive lineman Ellis McKennie, said Maryland "finally did what was right" after the football team was informed of coach DJ Durkin's firing Wednesday.

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Who are the University System of Maryland Board of Regents?

Who are the people discussing University of Maryland's future behind closed doors?

What they're saying about DJ Durkin being fired as Maryland football coach

Reaction to D.J. Durkin being fired Wednesday as Maryland football coach.

Gov. Larry Hogan calls on Board of Regents to reconsider decisions on Maryland football program

Republican Gov. Larry Hogan issued a scathing rebuke to the University System of Maryland’s governing body, calling on it to reconsider its decisions to keep the flagship university’s football coach and athletic director while accepting the campus president's decision to retire.

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Regents chair defends group's decision to keep Durkin, Evans in University of Maryland roles

The chairman of the University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents on Wednesday defended the governing body’s decision to retain the University of Maryland’s head football coach and athletic director, despite the death of offensive lineman Jordan McNair and subsequent investigation.

Maryland alum Scott Van Pelt addresses Board of Regents' decision on 'SportsCenter'

Scott Van Pelt, a 1988 Maryland graduate, questioned the “political agendas and fiefdoms, tug-of-wars that only served to further fracture, not strengthen, the university” on Wednesday.

With Loh, Durkin debacle, regents do incalculable damage to the University of Maryland

The regents can claim that academics are the most important thing at the University of Maryland. But the ouster of President Wallace Loh and reinstatement of football coach DJ Durkin say otherwise.

Recruiting analyst, high school coach say it will be difficult for DJ Durkin to rebuild at Maryland

Mike Farrell of Rivals.com and Andy Stefanelli, the coach at Good Counsel High, said that the fallout from Jordan McNair's death and the controversial reinstatement of DJ Durkin as Maryland's coach will make it difficult for Durkin to recruit and rebuild the Terps.

Maryland lawmakers announce hearing into University of Maryland football scandal, Board of Regents decision

Leaders of Maryland’s House of Delegates on Wednesday announced they will hold a hearing investigating the University of Maryland’s football culture and the Board of Regents decision to retain the football coach and athletic director while the president retires.

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University of Maryland students plan protest to demand justice for Jordan McNair after regents' decision

A protest is scheduled for two days after the University System of Maryland’s governing body announced that head football coach DJ Durkin and athletic director Damon Evans will keep their jobs.

'Punched in the stomach': Jordan McNair's parents condemn decision to keep Durkin, Evans at Maryland

Jordan McNair’s parents condemned the University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents' decision to retain the University of Maryland’s athletic director and head football coach.

University of Maryland football fallout: What's next after regents' recommendations?

You may still have questions about the investigations and recommendations in the wake of the death of University of Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair. Looking ahead, there remain questions to be answered and details to be sketched out. Here are some of them.

Evans, Durkin to remain at University of Maryland; Loh to retire in June

The University System of Maryland’s governing body on Tuesday will recommend that University of Maryland athletic director Damon Evans and head football coach DJ Durkin remain in their positions, according to sources familiar with the discussions.

Political outrage erupts over Maryland President Loh retiring while coach, athletic director keep jobs

Elected officials in Washington and Prince George's County expressed shock and devastation that University of Maryland President Wallace Loh will retire in June while football coach DJ Durkin and athletic director Damon Evans will keep their jobs.

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University of Maryland President Wallace Loh's tenure marked by athletic controversy, fundraising success

College athletics is like a dormant volcano, University of Maryland president Wallace Loh has been known to say.

Schmuck: Illogical regents decision holds everyone accountable and no one accountable at Maryland

Board of Regents chairman James Brady talked a lot about accountability in a review of Maryland's "dysfunctional" football culture, but he ended up holding no one in a top leadership position accountable.

What they're saying about Maryland football fallout: Anger that Evans, Durkin will stay and Loh will retire

Here’s what state leaders, sports writers, fans and others had to say about the decision to keep athletic director Damon Evans and football coach DJ Durkin at University of Maryland — and allow university President Wallace Loh to retire.

Key takeaways from Univ. of Maryland news conference: Durkin 'a good man,' to stay; Loh takes responsibility

Days after receiving a report on "dysfunction" that preceded the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair, the Board of Regents has decided coach DJ Durkin and Athletic Director Damon Evans will keep their jobs. But university President Wallace Loh will go.

What we learned from University of Maryland football culture report after Jordan McNair's death

The Baltimore Sun has obtained a copy of the roughly 200-page investigative report probing the University of Maryland football program’s culture following allegations that the team was ruled by an atmosphere of bullying and intimidation.

Former Maryland AD Kevin Anderson told commission that turmoil after he left led to Jordan McNair's death

In a statement to the commission looking into allegations of a "toxic" culture within the football team under DJ Durkin, former Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson said the turmoil within his department after he went on sabbatical led to the death of football player Jordan McNair.

Regents to hold briefing Tuesday to discuss results of University of Maryland football culture report

The University System of Maryland’s governing board will hold yet another closed session meeting Monday evening to discuss the damning results of an investigation into the University of Maryland’s football program.

Schmuck: Maryland fans split on who should stay, who should go after football report becomes public

There appears to be no consensus on whether Maryland Terps coach DJ Durkin should be fired or retained. The same goes for everybody else whose job security is in question.

Maryland regents to review report on football culture prompted by Jordan McNair's death

The University of Maryland's board of regents will hold a special meeting next week to discuss the results of an independent commission's probe into the

Documents show University of Maryland's big football gamble before Jordan McNair's death

Department financial records show a football program dwindling in popularity despite its high-profile athletic conference and a $196 million investment by private donors, the university and the state in a new football field house and multipurpose center.

Many frustrated with wait for Maryland's decision on DJ Durkin amid deliberations about football culture

Since University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair’s death from heatstroke in June, there has been much debate about what will happen to Terps football coach DJ Durkin.

Maryland athletic director Damon Evans appeared before commission investigating football team culture

Athletic director Damon Evans recently appeared before a commission investigating the University of Maryland’s football team culture following the death of 19-year-old offensive lineman Jordan McNair.

Board of regents to be briefed Friday on investigation into University of Maryland football culture

The University System of Maryland’s governing body will be briefed Friday on the results of an investigation into the football culture at Maryland after the death of 19-year-old offensive lineman Jordan McNair and subsequent media reports that the team was ruled by bullying and intimidation.

Experts question why previous heatstrokes at Maryland colleges weren't a wake-up call before McNair's death

Experts question why major heatstroke incidents in Maryland college football didn’t serve as a wake-up call before the death of University of Maryland's Jordan McNair — and they wonder what could be different now.

Jordan McNair, Marquese Meadow, Gavin Class: 3 heatstroke incidents in 5 years at Maryland colleges

A look at three serious heatstroke incidents in five years at Maryland colleges: Gavin Class at Towson University, Marquese Meadow at Morgan State University and Jordan McNair at University of Maryland, College Park.

No wonder so few Maryland athletes spoke with the investigator about McNair's death

The University of Maryland athletics department stacked the deck against participation in the McNair probe.

Terps booster apologizes for remarks about Jordan McNair that kept him from traveling with team to Michigan

Former Terrapin Club president Rick Jaklitsch said the remark he made about Jordan McNair was accurate but taken out of context.

Document: Walters report into University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair's death

Read the entire report from the consultant the University of Maryland hired to to investigate what happened the day Jordan McNair collapsed at football practice.

Death of Jordan McNair: Why did so few Maryland football players talk to investigator?

Dozens of players were on the field the day University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair fell ill during practice, suffering heatstroke that would lead to his death. But just six players agreed to speak to the consultant the university hired to investigate what happened that day.

Video exists of Jordan McNair's final practice. University of Maryland has denied lawyers' requests to see it.

Somewhere — perhaps on a computer in College Park — is surveillance footage of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair’s final practice. But the university isn’t sharing it.

Jordan McNair's death highlighted on HBO's 'Real Sports' investigation into college strength coaches

The death of Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair was part of HBO's "Real Sports" investigation into college strength coaches.

Walters report: Hour-plus elapsed between Maryland football player McNair's heatstroke symptoms, 911 call

More than an hour passed between the time University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair started displaying initial heatstroke symptoms and when university officials called 911, sports medicine consultant Dr. Rod Walters said at a news conference Friday.

McDonogh retires late Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair's jersey in pregame ceremony

McDonogh retired the No. 70 jersey worn by late Maryland linebacker Jordan McNair during his high school playing career before Friday night's game.

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Parents of late University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair file notice of possible lawsuit

Attorneys representing the family of late University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair have sent a notice to state officials signaling that they might sue.

McDonogh to retire late Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair's jersey

Before its Sept. 14 game, McDonogh will retire the No. 70 jersey worn by their All-Metro offensive lineman Jordan McNair, who died of heatstroke two weeks after a summer conditioning workout at Maryland.

UMD president models courage and resilience amid tragedy

This summer, the University of Maryland found itself thrown into a situation, where personal and professional challenges, rather than academic, came to the forefront. As a result, more than 40,000 currently enrolled students are the beneficiaries of learning about coping with adversity.

Inside the strife of the Maryland athletic department, building up to — and beyond — McNair's death

A series of events indicate some of the discord and strain building in the University of Maryland athletics department up to — and beyond — June 13, the day football player Jordan McNair died after suffering heatstroke during a team conditioning test.

In Terp player's death, we must have all the facts

These are tough times for Maryland fans but it's still wrong to jump to conclusions about Jordan McNair's death.

Don't rush to judgment about UM, McNair

Is there a 'toxic culture' at Maryland? Regents need to sort facts from innuendo.

Did Big 10 pressure play a role in McNair's death?

Pressure from the Big Ten Conference appears to begun the snowball to UMD football player Jordan McNair’s death. And in that case, everyone has blood on their hands.

High-level donors group sends letter to Maryland's Board of Regents in support of DJ Durkin

The Champions Club, made up of boosters who give at least $25,000 annually to Maryland, sent a letter signed by 13 of its members supporting third-year coach DJ Durkin being returned to his position.

Interim football coach Matt Canada relies on experience coaching amid tragedies to help him lead Maryland

As an assistant coach at both Northern Illinois and Indiana, Maryland interim coach Matt Canada was on the staff of teams coping with the death of a player and head coach.

Mike Miller joins chorus blasting Wallace Loh, University of Maryland athletics leadership

Thomas V. “Mike” Miller Jr., the president of the Maryland State Senate and a rabid supporter of the University of Maryland’s athletic program, says the athletic department has been “adrift” since the June 13 death of football player Jordan McNair.

Attorney for two Maryland players accused of sexual assault in 2017 says he was hired by DJ Durkin, not Kevin Anderson

Don Jackson, an Alabama attorney who represented two former Maryland football players accused of sexual assault last year, said that he was hired by coach DJ Durkin and not by former Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson.

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Former Gov. Bob Ehrlich among those tapped to investigate University of Maryland football culture

The University System of Maryland’s governing board announced Friday that it has selected former Gov. Bob Ehrlich and four others to join a commission tasked with investigating the football culture at the state’s flagship.

Freshman linebacker Nihym Anderson granted release from Maryland football team

Freshman linebacker Nihym Anderson has been granted his release to transfer, becoming the first Terp to leave the program since an ESPN report that described a “toxic culture” within the football team.

Maryland's Loh gets support from McNair's father, but alum Esiason calls for president's, athletic director's exit

After Jordan McNair's father came out with a statement in support of Maryland president Wallace D. Loh, former Terp and NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason said on his radio show that the school's leadership is severely lacking.

Helmet stickers, scholarship among Maryland football's plan to honor Jordan McNair

Maryland football players announced the team's plans to honor Jordan McNair, who died June 13 at age 19 after suffering heatstroke. Among the ways the Terps will honor McNair will be with a No. 79 decal on their helmets, moments of silence at Texas and Temple games.

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Maryland football player’s death raises broad questions for university

Maryland football player’s death raises broad questions.

Parents of Maryland players seem mostly supportive of DJ Durkin, saying team culture was tough but not 'toxic'

Most of the Maryland football players' parents who attended Saturday's meeting with athletic director Damon Evans said they were supportive of embattled coach DJ Durkin, who is currently on administrative leave.

Former Maryland quarterback and coaching finalist Frank Reich mostly mum on Jordan McNair fallout

"Honestly, I haven't even — it's all headlines [that I've read],” said Frank Reich, a former Terps quarterback now coaching the Colts. “That's it. I really have no opinion."

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USM Board of Regents to take over investigation into University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair's death

The University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents held a roughly 4-hour conference call Friday to discuss the state flagship’s response to the death of football player Jordan McNair.

University of Maryland considered but did not implement plan to have medical school supervise athletic trainers

A proposal by former Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson in May 2017 that would have placed the school’s athletic training staff under the supervision of the university’s medical school in Baltimore was never implemented.

Parents of Maryland players will meet with Damon Evans, new commission looking at football culture

Parents of Maryland football players are scheduled to meet Saturday with new athletic director Damon Evans and be interviewed by the recently formed committee looking into the team's culture under DJ Durkin.

University System of Maryland Board of Regents to meet about Jordan McNair

The University System of Maryland Board of Regents will meet Friday to discuss Jordan McNair's death.

Timeline: The death of Maryland football player Jordan McNair

A timeline of events surrounding the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair.

Jordan McNair's father: Maryland coach DJ Durkin 'shouldn't be able to work with anybody else's kid'

In an interview with Michael Strahan on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Martin McNair said the coach, who is on administrative leave along with three other staff members pending a review of the team’s culture, should not return to the sidelines.

State's attorney's office is closely watching the University of Maryland football scandal

The Prince George’s County state’s attorney’s office is closely monitoring the football scandal at the University of Maryland following the heatstroke death of a 19-year-old offensive lineman.

DJ Durkin still has support among Maryland football players despite being placed on leave

Maryland redshirt senior linebacker Jesse Aniebonam and Wade Lees, the team's 30-year-old Australian punter, are among what they see as a majority of players who are upset about DJ Durkin being put on administrative leave.

In first comments as Maryland's interim football coach, Matt Canada stresses priority is player safety

In his first media availability since being named Maryland's interim head coach, Matt Canada said he is still the offensive coordinator and still an assistant coach despite head coach DJ Durkin being placed on administrative leave Saturday.

Meet the commission reviewing Maryland's football program

Members of the commission include Charlie Scheeler, a former prosecutor who served as lead counsel during the investigation of steroid use in Major League Baseball.

Schmuck: After Jordan McNair's death, why isn't Maryland athletic director Damon Evans on leave, too?

Jordan McNair's death happened on Evans’ watch, too, and when he walked to the podium and introduced himself as the “new” athletic director, he forgot to mention that he used to be the deputy athletic director under Kevin Anderson.

Maryland's Loh apologizes to McNair's family, says university accepts responsibility for 'mistakes' by staff

University of Maryland president Wallace D. Loh and athletic director Damon Evans met Tuesday in Baltimore with the family of Jordan McNair, who died from heatstroke June 13. They also announced the formation of a national commission to look into the Terps' football culture.

Maryland parts ways with strength and conditioning coach Rick Court amid football scandal

The dismissal comes less than a week after school sources said Court was placed on administrative leave.

Transcript: University of Maryland press conference about the death of football player Jordan McNair

University of Maryland President Wallace Loh and Athletic Director Damon Evans spoke at a press conference Tuesday afternoon regarding the death of football player Jordan McNair.

Cold-water immersion is 'magic elixir' for heatstroke — and a question in treatment of Maryland's Jordan McNair

Medical experts said Monday that Jordan McNair’s health could have hinged on Maryland’s adherence to medical guidelines for treating heatstroke, including cold-water immersion.

Maryland to launch external investigation into football program's coaching practices

The school already has hired a sports medicine consulting firm, Walters Inc., to investigate the protocols and procedures relating to the death of offensive lineman Jordan McNair.

What they're saying about Maryland's football scandal and the death of Jordan McNair

A look at how sports writers and reporters — as well as one candidate for governor — reacted to Maryland's handling of the death of Jordan McNair.

Attorney for Jordan McNair's family says Maryland coach DJ Durkin should be fired 'immediately'

William H. “Billy” Murphy Jr. said Jordan McNair was showing signs of heatstroke before he completed his May 29 offseason workout.

DJ Durkin being put on leave draws mixed reaction in Maryland, coaching communities

Reaction to the reports of DJ Durkin's abusive behavior toward players were mixed in the Maryland, coaching community.

Maryland puts football coach DJ Durkin on administrative leave in wake of Jordan McNair's death, report of 'toxic culture'

The third-year football coach and three other staff members have been placed on leave pending a review prompted by death of 19-year-old offensive lineman Jordan McNair.

Schmuck: If review of Maryland football program confirms reports, DJ Durkin must go permanently

Maryland football coach DJ Durkin has been placed on administrative leave and the fallout from the death of Jordan McNair should not stop there.

Ben Jealous calls for Maryland football coach, athletic director to be suspended

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous' statement comes the day after explosive reporting from ESPN.

Three-star lineman is first Maryland football recruit to decommit since explosive reports

Moorer, a rising senior from North Carolina, committed April 23, about a week before Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair was hospitalized after an offseason workout,

Former Maryland football captain, McDonogh alum Roman Braglio comes to DJ Durkin's defense

“They get the gear, they get to say they play for Maryland football, but they don’t really get to put on the pads or play in a game," former Terps defensive lineman Roman Braglio said of players speaking out against the program.

Maryland athletic director Damon Evans says he's 'committed' to examining ESPN report in letter to community

“I have been clear in the values that should define everything we do, and these reports are not reflective of the culture we seek to build here,” athletic director Damon Evans said in the letter.

In letter to parents, Maryland's DJ Durkin acknowledged ESPN report might 'prompt questions'

"Our priority everyday is the safety along with the academic, personal and athletic development of your sons," Maryland coach DJ Durkin wrote in the letter.

Report: Former Maryland football players say staffers 'bullied us,' called them 'thieves'

An ESPN story described a Maryland program led by coach DJ Durkin and enforced by strength and conditioning coach Rick Court that demeaned and embarrassed team members.

Amid review of Jordan McNair's death, Maryland places football staffers on leave as DJ Durkin remains in charge

Maryland placed unnamed staff members on administrative leave, but leaves third-year coach DJ Durkin in charge of the team as the external review of the circumstances surrounding Jordan McNair's death continues.

Records: Maryland lineman Jordan McNair's final workout was first team activity in over a month

The workout from which University of Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair struggled to recover was the former McDonogh star’s first with the team in over a month, according to a review of the football team’s participation logs obtained by The Baltimore Sun.

Parents of Maryland football player Jordan McNair hire prominent lawyer Billy Murphy

Jordan McNair, a former McDonogh standout, was hospitalized May 29 and died two weeks later.

Maryland's Jordan McNair appeared to have seizure, was 'unable to control' breathing, 911 calls show

The records expand on the chronology Maryland officials and Jordan McNair’s parents have provided in the wake of his June 13 death.

Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair died of heatstroke, according to family's foundation

Heatstroke is a form of hyperthermia in which an individual’s body temperature rises to a dangerous level.

DJ Durkin was at workout where Jordan McNair was carted off, according to summary released by Maryland

The latest report of the review of the May 29 workout where Jordan McNair had difficulty recovering includes information that third-year Terps coach DJ Durkin was present.

Damon Evans, Wallace Loh talk about Jordan McNair at new Maryland athletic director's introduction

New Maryland athletic director Damon Evans and university president Wallace D. Loh paid tribute to Jordan McNair at Tuesday's news conference to introduce Evans.

In an emotional news conference, Damon Evans introduced as Maryland's new athletic director

With football player Jordan McNair's death still hanging over College Park, Damon Evans is given long-awaited second chance as Maryland's new athletic director.

Maryland board of trustees will be brought up to date on external investigation into McNair's death on Monday conference call

The Maryland board of trustees will be brought up to date during a conference with university officials Monday on the external investigation into the circumstances in the aftermath of football player Jordan McNair's death.

After Jordan McNair's death, Maryland's DJ Durkin, Damon Evans assure parents they are 'safety first'

Jordan McNair, 19, died June 13, two weeks after the Randallstown resident collapsed during an organized team workout in College Park.

'You couldn't have been a better gift:' Community gathers for funeral of University of Maryland football player

Jordan McNair died June 13, two weeks after collapsing during an organized team workout in College Park.

University of Maryland hires consultant to review team protocols after football player's death

The University of Maryland has hired a sports medicine consulting group to conduct an external review of the football team’s protocols after the death of a 19-year-old offensive lineman.

Viewing, services set for Maryland football player and former McDonogh student Jordan McNair

The viewing for Maryland football player Jordan McNair will be today at Wylie Funeral Home. The funeral will be Wednesday at New Psalmist Baptist Church.

Maryland football team activities not required since Jordan McNair's death; athletic department holds moment of reflection

By Friday afternoon at the Gossett Football Team House, white votive candles had been arranged to spell out out No. 79, Jordan’s jersey number.

University of Maryland using 'external group' to review procedures after football player's death

Jordan McNair, 19, was entering his sophomore season on Maryland’s football team this fall. He died Wednesday, two weeks after collapsing during an organized team workout in College Park.

Late Maryland, McDonogh football player Jordan McNair remembered as 'wonderful young person'

McDonogh graduate and Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair is remembered as a gentle, endearing young man after his death Wednesday, two weeks after collapsing at an organized Terps football workout.

Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair, a McDonogh grad, dies two weeks after collapsing in team workout

Randallstown resident and McDonogh graduate Jordan McNair, an offensive lineman at Maryland, was hospitalized after collapsing during a team workout two weeks ago and died Wednesday.

Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair (McDonogh) hospitalized after team workout

The rising sophomore from Randallstown is in critical but stable condition.

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