ESPN personality Scott Van Pelt was in College Park on Saturday for Maryland¿s 27-26 win over Virginia. He was happy with the result, of course. He was not happy with the small swath of students who saw it.
The Terps have played Virginia more than any other football opponent. The Maryland-Virginia border-state rivalry — which ends for the foreseeable future with Saturday's meeting at Byrd Stadium — never rose to the level of Ohio State-Michigan or Alabama-Auburn. The teams weren't prominent enough for that.
With Tuesday marking the season's unofficial start of Maryland men's basketball coverage, coach Mark Turgeon and the Terps spoke to the media at the team's media day inside Comcast Center. Below are the highlights from his half-hour press conference.
An undercover federal agent in Maryland played a key role in the shutdown Wednesday of what authorities describe as a massive online drug marketplace, owned by a 29-year-old engineer who authorities say had begun scheming to kill perceived rivals.
An undercover federal agent in Maryland played a key role in the shutdown Wednesday of what authorities describe as a massive online drug marketplace called the Silk Road, whose owner allegedly began scheming to kill perceived rivals.
Dorothy L. Ruyak, a retired Goucher College counselor and former co-president of the Baltimore County League of Women Voters, died of Parkinson's disease complications Aug. 21 at Oak Crest Village. The Parkville resident was 82.
As the Terps (3-0) prepared to play West Virginia (2-1) Saturday at M&T Bank Stadium, the hope among their coaches was that a new era has begun in Maryland's relationship with Gilman and other Baltimore schools.
In honor of Constitution Day, Harford Community College is hosting a lecture by Robert Ginsberg, Ph.D. on "The Bill of Rights: How It Has Endured" on September 17 at 12:30 PM at the Hays-Heighe House located on campus. Free pocket Constitutions will be available, along with light refreshments. The event is free and open to the public.
The NCAA is grappling with how to treat college athletes' use of marijuana — a popular drug that presents a puzzle because it is considered unsafe by the U.S. government but is not a performance enhancer and has been decriminalized by a number of states.