A Maryland Senate panel wants to cut $1 million from the state university system’s top office in the contentious aftermath of a football player’s death and a separate case involving the system’s chancellor.
The Maryland House of Delegates has approved a bill revamping the practices of the University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents. The legislation was prompted by the 2018 death of Terrapins football player Jordan McNair, who collapsed during practice.
Arguing University of Maryland officials placed athletics over academics last year following the death of football player Jordan McNair, state lawmakers in Annapolis are now pushing legislation to overhaul the university system’s Board of Regents.
Quarterback Tyrrell Pigrome and running back Lorenzo Harrison III are among six Maryland players who have withdrawn their names from the NCAA transfer portal since the hiring of football coach Michael Locksley.
From the name he is now referred to, to the way he talked about his team's talent and its coaching staff, here are three takeaways from new Maryland's coach Michael Locksley's introductory press conference.
Members of the state’s congressional delegation have expressed concerns to top officials of the University System of Maryland about how it handled the University of Maryland, College Park, football program after the heatstroke death of a Terrapins player.
Seven years after being fired at New Mexico amid losing seasons and off-the-field problems, Mike Locksley is returning to College Park to guide a football program recovering from the aftermath of offensive lineman Jordan McNair’s death.
Former Maryland offensive coordinator Mike Locksley, now in his second year as the offensive coordinator at Alabama, and Michigan assistant head coach Pep Hamilton will be interviewed early next week for the head coaching job in College Park.
Maryland has its last chance to gain bowl eligibility Saturday when the Terps look to upset No. 12 Penn State on the road. But they have a bright future on offense with the likes of Anthony McFarland Jr. and some talented wideouts.
Former University of Maryland football coach DJ Durkin told a task force that president Wallace Loh resisted his call to make players widely available for interviews by a consultant examining the heatstroke death of teammate Jordan McNair, according to multiple sources.
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.
A week after DJ Durkin was briefly reinstated and then fired three days before a 24-3 home loss to Michigan State, Maryland will try to get back to "normal" in preparation for a trip to Indiana, where the Terps could become bowl-eligible with a victory Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
It remains unclear whether two University of Maryland athletic trainers will follow football coach DJ Durkin out the door as part of the fallout from 19-year-old offensive lineman Jordan McNair’s death.
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.
University of Maryland President Wallace Loh has taken the initiative to fire football coach DJ Durkin and is reportedly reconsidering his decision to retire. We join former Chancellor William “Brit” Kirwan, the provost and deans of UM, and scores of other Terps in urging him to stay on.
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.
Alumni, player advocates and business reputation experts say the University of Maryland still has much work to do to restore trust with students and football fans in wake of coach DJ Durkin's dismissal.
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.