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  • 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...
  • Charles Village Pub in Towson returns with greater ambitions

    Charles Village Pub in Towson returns with greater ambitions
    When the Charles Village Pub and Patio, a staple for Towson students since 1985, was destroyed in January 2011 after a kitchen fire, its patrons mourned the loss as if it were a rock god who had tragically died too soon. An outpouring of concern and...
  • Change will be good for Maryland sports

    Change will be good for Maryland sports
    As the Maryland basketball beat writer for The Sun for more than a decade, I always enjoyed making multiple trips to the state of North Carolina every winter. I saw Len Bias single-handedly give North Carolina its first defeat in a then brand-new Dean...
  • After 25 years, Len Bias' legacy lives on

    After 25 years, Len Bias' legacy lives on
    In 2009, former Maryland basketball coach Lefty Driesell received a puzzling phone call. C.J. Leslie — a high school player recruited by Kentucky, Connecticut and other powerhouse programs — introduced himself and said he wanted to learn...
  • InsideMDSports: Terps check out Suitland point guard

    InsideMDSports: Terps check out Suitland point guard
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. The Terps have widened their search for a point guard in the 2013 class. Suitland (Md.)...
  • The death of Len Bias — lessons not learned

    June 19th marked the 25th anniversary of the cocaine related death of University of Maryland basketball star Len Bias. It was a tragedy that sent shock waves throughout the sports world and the entire country. It turns out it was only the beginning of...
  • Coffee Companion -- 6/21: Baltimore beats down Pittsburgh

    Coffee Companion -- 6/21: Baltimore beats down Pittsburgh
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.  Running it back: The...
  • Beamer's hiring 25 years ago inspired, historic for Hokies, Baughman

    <big>Beamer's hiring 25 years ago inspired, historic for Hokies, Baughman</big>
    The bedsheet banner, hanging outside a Jamerson Center window, begged him to stay. "Dutch Don't Go We Need U" But Dale T. "Dutch" Baughman is a cowboy by birth and a rebel at heart. After six contentious months as Virginia Tech's athletic director, he...
  • Maryland to name court for Gary Williams

    Maryland to name court for Gary Williams
    Maryland announced today that it is naming the Comcast Center basketball court for retired men's coach Gary Williams. The plan cleared an important hurdle -- approval by University System of Maryland Chancellor William "Brit" Kirwan. The proposal was...
  • Maryland to name Comcast Center court for Gary Williams

    Maryland to name Comcast Center court for Gary Williams
    Maryland said Tuesday that it will name the Comcast Center basketball court for Gary Williams, who retired as men's coach in May after 22 seasons and a school-record 461 wins. Williams will be honored during a Dec. 9 Comcast Center ceremony. He will join...
  • 10 years after the national title, Juan Dixon says he's 'going to get back to the NBA'

    10 years after the national title, Juan Dixon says he's 'going to get back to the NBA'
    The biggest overachiever in Maryland basketball history -- maybe in the modern college game -- is trying to beat the odds again. At age 33, a decade after leading the Terps to the NCAA men's championship, three years removed from his last NBA game and...