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 Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair died from heat stroke, the team and athletic department looks to honor his memory and also move on.
Maryland athletic director Damon Evans announced Thursday that the university will hire a new head team physician who will work outside the athletic department
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.
Maryland offensive lineman Derwin Gray said every team he’d met with asked him about the late Terps lineman and former McDonogh standout.
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.
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.
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. McKennie helped recruit McNair to Maryland.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Editorial page editor Andy Green reviews a week of developments that rocked the University of Maryland, College Park.
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.
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.
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.
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. 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
College athletics is like a dormant volcano, University of Maryland president Wallace Loh has been known to say.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Former Terrapin Club president Rick Jaklitsch said the remark he made about Jordan McNair was accurate but taken out of context.
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.
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.
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.
The death of Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair was part of HBO's "Real Sports" investigation into college strength coaches.
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 retired the No. 70 jersey worn by late Maryland linebacker Jordan McNair during his high school playing career before Friday night's game.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
"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."
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
William H. “Billy” Murphy Jr. said Jordan McNair was showing signs of heatstroke before he completed his May 29 offseason workout.
Reaction to the reports of DJ Durkin's abusive behavior toward players were mixed in the Maryland, coaching community.
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.
Maryland football coach DJ Durkin has been placed on administrative leave and the fallout from the death of Jordan McNair should not stop there.
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,
“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.
“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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
The records expand on the chronology Maryland officials and Jordan McNair’s parents have provided in the wake of his June 13 death.
Heatstroke is a form of hyperthermia in which an individual’s body temperature rises to a dangerous level.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jordan McNair, 19, died June 13, two weeks after the Randallstown resident collapsed during an organized team workout in College Park.
Jordan McNair died June 13, two weeks after collapsing during an organized team workout in College Park.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.