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

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, said the athletic department has been “adrift” since the June 13 death of football player Jordan McNair — especially as a result of the player’s family hiring prominent Baltimore attorney Billy Murphy Jr.

Calling McNair’s death “a tragedy that occurred on university property with university personnel involved,” Miller seemed exasperated with the stories he believed are being leaked to the media from both sides — and the personnel moves that the university has taken in response.

“There are so many issues,” he said. “We’ve got to get...

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