Of the 26 players on the Terps roster for this fall, 13 are newcomers, including 11 freshmen. That, coupled with one of the toughest schedules in the nation, creates an uphill climb for a Maryland team that's coming off a season in which it didn't advance to the NCAA tournament third round for the first time since 2001 after an upset loss to UMBC.
The Maryland men's soccer team is losing a key piece of its roster as sophomore goalkeeper Zack Steffen has announced he will forgo his final two seasons of eligibility to sign with SC Freiburg, a club in Germany's top division.
Johns Hopkins football coach Jim Margraff earned American Football Coaches Association Region 2 Coach of the Year honors after leading the Blue Jays to an 11-1 record, a Centennial Conference title and the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament this season.
When the National Football League draft kicks off Thursday night, last year's worst teams will get to pick first — and ostensibly best — under a principle that's guided the draft since its inception in 1936: that there should be competitive parity among teams. It's exactly opposite the approach used "across the pond," where the abilities of their professional football teams — soccer to Americans — can vary widely.