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Virginia Cavaliers

Maryland fires football coach Randy Edsall

Randy Edsall was fired as Maryland's football coach Sunday, less than 24 hours after the team's third straight lopsided defeat. The dismissal comes in the middle of Edsall's fifth season with the Terrapins. He is 22-34 since taking over in 2011. Maryland (2-4, 0-2 Big Ten) has been outscored 122-34 during its three-game losing streak. Including an earlier defeat against Bowling Green, Maryland's four losses have come by an average of four touchdowns. "We appreciate Randy's tireless commitment to the University of Maryland," athletic director Kevin Anderson said in a statement. "This was a difficult decision, but ultimately this is the best course of...