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  • Memories of Len Bias are complicated, but still remain strong

    Memories of Len Bias are complicated, but still remain strong
    If Len Bias could attend his own Hall of Fame ceremony on Friday, he'd do so as a 50-year-old man. That's a heck of a thing to wrap your head around if, like me, you grew up as an obsessed ACC basketball fan in the 1980s. Lenny has lived as an idea...
  • Easton, Whitehall clash in battle of unbeatens

    Easton, Whitehall clash in battle of unbeatens
    Arizona rocks college football's landscape again by beating national power Oregon for a second year in a row. … The Kansas City Royals drew first blood in their ALDS matchup with the Angels with, of all things, a home run. … In Saturday's...
  • After years of struggles, Maryland is back on the college baseball map

    After years of struggles, Maryland is back on the college baseball map
    Maryland baseball coach John Szefc paused and looked forward, trying to articulate just how special it was to be part of the Terps' first NCAA tournament team in 43 years. Szefc was just 4 years old when Maryland lost its first two games in Gastonia, N....
  • Len Bias to be inducted into Maryland Athletics Hall of Fame

    Len Bias to be inducted into Maryland Athletics Hall of Fame
    Since a memorial service at a sweltering, standing-room only Cole Field House was held a few days after Len Bias' death in June 1986, there has been little official connection between the former basketball All-American and the University of Maryland....
  • Gary Williams announced as Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee

    Gary Williams announced as Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee
    Even before he took Maryland to its first Final Four in 2001 and led the Terps to their only national championship the following season, Gary Williams had long been a respected member of the college coaching fraternity. On Monday, that opinion was...
  • Another Hall of Fame class without Lefty

    The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced another induction class Monday, an occasion for both pride and puzzlement in our little corner of the world. Alonzo Mourning will be enshrined, and rightfully so. The Chesapeake native was a shot-...
  • Terps, Hopkins about to turn up the volume again in lacrosse

    Terps, Hopkins about to turn up the volume again in lacrosse
    You could pen a thick book about the traditions and history of the Maryland and Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse teams, including colorful characters like Henry Ciccarone and Frank Urso, hard-fought games, respect, mutual disdain and a nasty bench-clearing...
  • Kirwan to step down as university system chancellor

    Kirwan to step down as university system chancellor
    William E. Kirwan, who as chancellor of the University System of Maryland over the past dozen years helped oversee the rise of several of the state's public universities to national prominence, will step down from his position as soon as a successor is...
  • Len Bias deserves to be hall-of-famer [Letter]

    Len Bias deserves to be hall-of-famer [Letter]
    The University of Maryland has made the right choice by their inclusion of Len Bias into the Maryland Athletics Hall of Fame ("Len Bias to be inducted in Maryland Athletics Hall of Fame," July 16). Although I graduated from a different university, I...
  • Federal panel backs early release for drug inmates

    Federal panel backs early release for drug inmates
    A judicial panel voted Friday to slash prison time for thousands of inmates — hundreds of them from Maryland — a significant move toward softening the severe punishments for federal drug crimes. If the step by the U.S. Sentencing Commission...
  • Terps and scholarships [Editorial]

    To those who follow college athletics only casually, the announcement last week that the University of Maryland will henceforth award athletic scholarships on a multi-year basis instead of year-to-year may sound like a minor change. But in fact, it's a...