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.
After trailing by a set and 3-0 in the second, Frances Tiafoe, an alum of the Junior Tennis Champions Center in College Park, turned the match around to get to the third round at a major for the second time.
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.
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 interim coach Matt Canada, who started his coaching career as an undergraduate at Indiana and later served on two different staffs in Bloomingtonm, returns Saturday hoping to help the Terps gain bowl eligibility.
Maryland football coach DJ Durkin met with his staff and players before Tuesday’s practice, which was scheduled around the same time the University System of Maryland's Board of Regents held a news conference in Baltimore to announce its recommendation to reinstate the 40-year-old coach.
The University of Maryland’s football program has been under heightened scrutiny since the June death of 19-year-old offensive lineman Jordan McNair and subsequent reports of a “toxic” culture within the team. Here are the names you need to know.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After interviewing Maryland acting athletic director Damon Evans, Temple athletic director Patrick Kraft and former Tennessee and Kansas State athletic director John Currie, Maryland could name Kevin Anderson's successor as soon as Tuesday.
In a move that was expected from the day it was announced he was taking a six-month “professional development sabbatical,” Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson resigned, the school announced Friday.