Penn State's 4-0 start this season might have led some to believe that new coach James Franklin was simply putting the finishing touch on a masterful rebuilding job former coach Bill O'Brien started before he left for the Houston Texans after only two years.
"Seven football players arrested on sex-related charges" — the headline in the New York Times made me think that here's another case of football players behaving badly toward women. But the story went in another direction.
The Baltimore Sun will follow Steve Smothers, Ellison Jordan and Eric Burrell as each works to improve his game while considering which college will be the best fit athletically, academically and socially.
When the Maryland's men's soccer team faces Michigan in Ann Arbor and the women's team plays host to Rutgers at Ludwig Field, it will mark the Terps' first in-conference competition of any kind as a member of the Big Ten. The school officially joined the league in July after 61 years in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The NFL has worked on several fronts to draw more female fans: Holding special stadium events for women, injecting football themes into shows such as "The Biggest Loser" and expanding lines of merchandise to include household goods such as cheese boards and stemless wine glasses.
Maryland's Sal Conaboy is used to being in the middle of controlled chaos, whether it meant growing up as the second youngest of eight siblings near Scranton, Pa., or as the starting center the past two seasons on ther Terps' endlessly revolving offensive line.
The University of Maryland and the Atlantic Coast Conference ended their legal dispute Friday with an agreement under which the school will pay $31.3 million of the original $52 million exit fee the conference was demanding.
Quince Orchard defensive tackle Adam McLean cannot sign a letter of intent until February, but the rising senior orally committed to Penn State in April because he wanted to help the Nittany Lions build their 2015 recruiting class.
This month, Maryland banned high-proof liquors like Everclear and other inexpensive tipples. Self-proclaimed public health activists claimed such "high octane" liquors increased the likelihood of binge-drinking and sexual assaults on college campuses. While the merits of the ban are debatable, one aspect of it is not: the use of taxpayer money to support a political agenda.
Tom Peddy, and son, Ted Peddy, are second and third generations of success behind Green Spring Station, the Lutherville office and shopping center. Tom's father bought Green Spring Inn in 1936 and Tom later acquired adjacent land to develop Green Spring Station. Father and son are now working on a $2 million renovation of the center.
Eleanor Roosevelt offensive lineman Isaiah Prince is likely still months away from making any formal decision on where he will play in college. But Roosevelt coach Tom Green believes Maryland is the top team on Prince¿s list.
Now that it's part of the Big Ten Conference, the University of Maryland will play Penn State this upcoming football season on Nov. 1st, giving fans their first real shot at a solid football rivalry in years.
When Maryland men's lacrosse coach John Tillman recently hit the recruiting trail, he wasn't entirely sure how players would react to a Terps program making the leap from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten, a move that became official Tuesday.