Ravens rookie defensive end Kapron Lewis-Moore is returning to practice Wednesday, a sign of progress after he tore his anterior cruciate ligament while playing for Notre Dame in the BCS national title game in January.
Seven games into the season, the Terps say their goals remain the same. But a look at their injury-ravaged depth chart reveals how much more daunting those aims — including a division title and prominent bowl berth — have become with ninth-ranked Clemson (6-1, 4-1 ACC) coming to Byrd Stadium for homecoming Saturday.
Maryland won just two football games in 2011, followed by four victories in 2012. As 2013 training camp begins, there is an internal clock ticking inside many Terps players and coaches saying it's time to collect at least two more wins and return to a bowl game for the first time since 2010.
The 2013 NFL draft is over, and looking back at what the Ravens have accomplished this weekend, it's fairly obvious that they wanted to focus on defense after slowly rebuilding the offense over the past few years.
Surrounded by a huge scrum of reporters at the NFL scouting combine, Notre Dame middle linebacker Manti Te'o acknowledged embarrassment after saying he was duped into a hoax involving a nonexistent girlfriend.
Now, just over a year since winning a national title with the Crimson Tide, Courtney Upshaw's second in four years in Tuscaloosa, the Ravens rookie linebacker has returned to New Orleans, the site of Sunday's Super Bowl.
Dunbar standout newcomer Daxter Miles' immediate introduction to the Poets' boys basketball rivalry with Edmondson wasn't ideal, as he was quickly sent to the bench with two first-quarter fouls Wednesday.
Just a few thoughts while we all wait anxiously for the start of the Music City Bowl, which will feature North Carolina State and Vanderbilt in the first game of today's so-so New Year¿s Eve bowl lineup.
I've been a University of Maryland athletics fan as long as I can remember and I'm graduate of a Big Ten school - Northwestern - so last week's announced move of Maryland from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten ought to be a great marriage for me.
It's pretty obvious that the decision by the Maryland Board of Regents to jump from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten will be a net plus financially after the school figures out how it is going to buy it¿s way out of the ACC, but that doesn¿t necessarily mean it¿s the best thing for the school and it¿s student body.
When Towson athletic director Mike Waddell broached the idea with Rob Ambrose of taking his football team down to play LSU in Baton Rouge for the fourth game of the 2012 season, the Tigers' coach was decidedly lukewarm.
The sorry tableau of two replacement referees standing side by side in the end zone making opposite calls on a controversial play at the end of ESPN's "Monday Night Football" led to the largest audience on record for the post-game SportsCenter show.