At 2-5 (1-3 Atlantic Coast Conference), Maryland hopes the sun isn't also setting on its once-promising season. The Terps, who have lost three games in a row, hope to be playing their last five regular-season games for more than pride.
Navy football: Coach Ken Niumatalolo often talks about how it is just as important for the Midshipmen to learn leadership as it is for them to win football games, and a four-game losing streak is certainly testing those skills.
The Ravens hope to emerge from their bye week healthy. ... Despite injuries, the Ravens secondary has gotten the job done. ... Orlando Brown might not have known he had the diabetic complication that took his life last month. His funeral was held on Friday morning. ... Maryland linebacker Kenny Tate is listed as doubtful for Saturday's game against Georgia Tech. ... The Tigers knocked the Yankees out of the playoffs.
The Terps, who play at No. 13 Georgia Tech on Saturday, still hope to become an elite ACC team. But their journey has been complicated by injuries, inexperience and suspensions, and not every player has taken to coach Randy Edsall's tight discipline.
I am late getting to this, but I can't let the weekend pass without some praise for Glenn Clark and the interview he did on his WNST radio show with Ralph Friedgen, the former University of Maryland foot ball coach.
Robert Andino hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat the Red Sox on Wednesday night. Fewer than five minutes later, down in St. Petersburg, Evan Longoria hit a walk-off home run to officially knock Boston out of the playoffs.
The Orioles lost to the Red Sox, 8-7, on Tuesday night, but they have a chance to keep them out of the playoffs in Wednesday night's season finale. "You already know we ain't going to quit," Adam Jones said. ... Mark Reynolds apparently will break his string of three straight seasons with 200 strikeouts or more. ... Joe Flacco was nominated for the FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week award for the first time this season. ... Randy Edsall said he is trying to instill a new culture while addressing leftover "issues" from the Ralph Friedgen era. ... Maryland Madness has been scheduled for Friday, Oct. 14 at Comcast Center.
The West Virginia football team has developed a pipeline to Baltimore in recent years, but new Maryland football coach Randy Edsall is hoping to stop the exodus of local talent and would like to use Saturday's meeting with the Mountaineers to help drive home that statement
Maryland quarterback Danny O'Brien stood on the sidelines at M&T Bank Stadium on a warm summer day, casually watching a seven-on-seven touch football tournament while flipping a ball up and down with his large right hand.
The Maryland football began practicing this week, and the debut of Randy Edsall's Terps is less than a month away. Besides their new coach, whom Maryland lured away from Connecticut, the Terps have a pair of new coordinators, new uniforms, new standards of conduct, even a new football designed by Under Armour.
"I'm not worried about pleasing everybody," the first-year Terps coach said Monday. "If I think I got to please everybody, then we're not going to be as good as we need to be, and we can't develop the way I want to develop."
How is Randy Edsall going to convince Maryland's top prospects to stay home? He gave Washington's 106.7 The Fan a sneak preview of the recruiting pitch he plans to give to Maryland's finest football prospects.