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Aug 21, 2013

Terps’ Wells sues Xavier over expulsion

CINCINNATI — A former Xavier University basketball player sued the school, alleging it damaged his reputation by expelling him for what he says was a false sexual assault accusation. Dez Wells’ federal lawsuit also names the private Jesuit Catholic school’s president as a defendant. Father Michael Graham said in a statement Wednesday that the university […]

Nov 19, 2012

Terps’ decision to join Big Ten driven by dollars

The Terrapins will join the Big Ten Conference, officials announced Monday, leaving the Atlantic Coast Conference, which the school helped to start in 1953.

Nov 19, 2012

Maryland leaving ACC to join Big Ten in 2014

COLLEGE PARK — Choosing to look toward the future rather than honor the past, Maryland joined the Big Ten on Monday, bolting from the Atlantic Coast Conference in a move driven by the school’s budget woes. Maryland was a charter member of the ACC, which was founded in 1953. Tradition and history, however, were not […]

Jul 16, 2012

UMD’s Anderson, Stanford deny hiring reports

UPDATE (11:25 A.M., July 17) – The San Francisco Chronicle reports a Stanford spokeswoman has denied that Anderson is in talks to take over the university’s athletic department. However, the paper still

Sep 20, 2011

2 officers indicted in beating of Maryland college student

UPPER MARLBORO — Two police officers were indicted Tuesday in the beating of a University of Maryland student during a rowdy celebration that was caught on video after the school’s basketball win over Duke last year, prosecutors said. Prince George’s County Officers Reginald Baker and James Harrison, both of the department’s special operations division, were indicted […[...]

Jun 23, 2011

Terps football to play games at M&T Bank Stadium in 2013, 2014

The Maryland football team will be returning to Baltimore in 2013 and 2014. The Terrapins have scheduled a game against West Virginia on Sept. 13, 2013 at M&T Bank Stadium, home of the NFL’s Ravens. Maryland will also face Atlantic Coast Conference rival Virginia Tech in 2014 in Baltimore. The date of that game has […]

Jan 13, 2011

LSU offensive coordinator Gary Crowton heading to UMD

BATON ROUGE, La. — Gary Crowton says he’s resigning as LSU’s offensive coordinator to take a similar job at Maryland where he will be reunited with new Terrapins coach Randy Edsall. Crowton has been with LSU four seasons, starting in 2007, when the Tigers won a national title. LSU coach Les Miles announced Crowton’s resignation […]

Jan 9, 2011

C. Fraser Smith: Riding the football tiger in College Park

In for a dime, in for a dollar. If you’re a Division 1 football university, certain troublesome truths can’t be wished away. Coaches come and go — whatever they or the university may say about loyalty to school and players. It’s all about the money, the prestige and the won-lost record. The graduation rate? Not […]

Jan 3, 2011

New UM coach Edsall knows he must sell seats

COLLEGE PARK — The University of Maryland’s new head football coach said Monday that he knows that he not only has to guide his team to more victories, but he needs to increase its fan base as well. And the man who hired him said success on the field would not only help to sell […]

Jan 3, 2011

Edsall hired as Maryland head football coach

Randy Edsall, who diligently worked to build the Connecticut football program into a winner, has been hired to pull off a similar feat at Maryland. Edsall was picked Sunday to replace Ralph Friedgen, who was fired after a 10-year run at his alma mater. Edsall spent 12 years at Connecticut. He guided the Huskies out […]

Dec 20, 2010

Friedgen fired as Maryland football coach

COLLEGE PARK — Ralph Friedgen has been fired as Maryland’s football coach, effective after the Military Bowl on Dec. 29. The announcement came Monday afternoon by athletic director Kevin Anderson, who said Friedgen would receive $2 million to cover the final year of his contract. Anderson said he made plans to replace Friedgen after Terps […]

Nov 3, 2010

In ACC football, spending equals victories

The Atlantic Coast Conference’s biggest spenders are also some of its biggest winners on the football field. There are a few bargains to be found, too. An Associated Press review of the most recent gender-equity reports filed by the 12 ACC schools to the U.S. Department of Education shows that generally, success goes hand-in-hand with […]

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