Officials were correct not to call a targeting penalty on the hit that caused Maryland quarterback C.J. Brown to suffer a concussion in Saturday¿s 63-0 loss to Florida State, according to a review by the Atlantic Coast Conference.
No. 25 Maryland had entered Doak Campbell Stadium buoyant and undefeated, believing it had amassed enough talent to reverse the weight of history that had seen it lose all of its 11 road games to No. 8 Florida State.
Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon -- along with women's basketball coach Brenda Frese -- as well as their respective teams will be stepping back in time for Maryland Madness. Rather than hold the preseason event at Comcast Center, the Terps will hold it at Cole Field House on Oct. 18. The men's team officially starts practice Friday.
The announcement Tuesday that Maryland Madness will be held at Cole Field House for the first time since the building was closed to basketball in 2002 was welcomed by two former coaches who spent a lot of time there and whose teams won many big games there.
Maryland basketball fans have had a few months to digest the fact that traditional ACC rivals Duke, North Carolina and North Carolina State won't be playing in College Park during the team's farewell season in the league.
As they enter the 61st and final year of their partnership, Maryland and the Atlantic Coast Conference are like a newly divorced couple that is forced by circumstances to continue to live together and makes a halfhearted pledge to remain friends.
Ryan Browning (Salisbury, Calvert Hall), who has served as an assistant at Vermont, Virginia, Goucher and Washington College, has been named assistant coach/recruiting coordinator of the Wagner men's lacrosse team.
Baltimore-based sporting goods maker STX announced today that it has signed five new members to Team STX, the first-ever elite post-collegiate women¿s lacrosse team. Added to the roster are Kitty Cullen (McDonogh), Sam Farrell (Severna Park), Alyssa Kildare (Johns Hopkins), Taylor Thornton and Lauren Schmidt.
The One Love Foundation announced Thursday that North Carolina¿s Zoe Skinner (Towson High) and Loyola¿s Jason Crane (Chesapeake-Anne Arundel) have been selected as the 2013 Yeardley Reynolds Love Unsung Hero Award winners.
Jim Berkman, Quinn Carney, Michele DeJuliis, Sue Heether, Bill Miller, Tracy Stumpf, Ryan Wade and Michael Watson will be inducted into the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame on Oct. 26 at the Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley, US Lacrosse announced Tuesday.