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University of Maryland athletic department implements most recommendations made after Jordan McNair's death

University of Maryland athletic department implements most recommendations made after Jordan McNair's death

Nine months after University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair died of heatstroke following a summer practice, the state’s flagship university has implemented most of the changes recommended by a sports medicine consultant brought in to assess how the school handled his death.

Athletic director Damon Evans told an advisory council Wednesday that his department has completed 18 out of 20 recommendations issued by Dr. Rod Walters, whom the university hired to review the football team’s protocols from the day McNair fell...

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