Schools

Both Maryland Schools Make Early Exits from Men’s March Madness

0 Written by: | Friday, Mar 17, 2017 11:32am

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Neither the Terps nor Mount St. Mary’s will be making any runs in this year’s NCAA Tournament.

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Culture, Schools

Maryland’s No. 6 NCAA Tournament Seed is Awfully High, Analysts Say

0 Written by: | Monday, Mar 13, 2017 1:15pm

Photo via University of Maryland

Yesterday was a long day for the University of Maryland men’s basketball team, but when Selection Sunday was all said and done, the Terps had snagged a surprising no. 6 seed for their March Madness matchup against Xavier University.

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Links

Monday Morning Headlines: Heavy Snow Expected Monday and Tuesday; Perry Hall Takes Home State Basketball Championship; and More

0 Written by: | Monday, Mar 13, 2017 7:23am

Perry Hall wins first boys basketball state title in program history – ABC2

Study: Campaign Leads To Drop In Soda Sales In Howard County – WBAL

New Baltimore wellness center works to reduce stigma of mental illness – Baltimore Sun

Winter strikes back: Nor’easter expected to unleash heavy snow – WTOP

Police investigating human trafficking in disappearance of Western High 10th grader – Fox45

Money & Power, Schools

City Settles With Youth Basketball Ref Who Was Attacked by Coach, Fans

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jan 12, 2017 3:15pm

A youth basketball ref is set to be paid a settlement from the city after getting seriously hurt at a game. A coach and spectators were responsible for the injuries. Read More →

Money & Power

UMD Basketball Coach Inks Lucrative Contract Extension

0 Written by: | Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 2:55pm

Courtesy UMD Athletics

Courtesy UMD Athletics

Mark Turgeon’s strong run so far as head coach for the University of Maryland men’s basketball program has rewarded him with a four-year contract extension that includes a raise beginning with this season.

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Health and Fitness, Lifeline, Sponsored Post

Click. Play. Social. The Easiest Way to Have Fun this Spring

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 09, 2016 12:00pm

 

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Want to have some fun this spring? Maybe get back into shape while you’re at it? Maybe even meet some new people? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, then you should consider joining a social sports league. Read More →

Featured, Lifeline

Obama’s Niece Threatened at Maryland Basketball Game

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015 9:38am

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Leslie Robinson is a 6-foot freshman at Princeton and a forward on that school’s basketball team. She also happens to be the daughter of Michelle Obama’s brother, making her the president’s niece. Read More →

Money & Power

Baltimore Basketball Phenom Aquille Carr is Struggling to Find a Foothold in the Pros

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 3:15pm

Aquille Carr

Aquille Carr

Aquille Carr, a former Patterson High School point guard, was a YouTube sensation in high school. But since skipping college to go pro last year, Carr has struggled to find a home. Read More →

Featured, Health and Fitness, Lifeline

Are the Terps Cursed?

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 06, 2014 10:42am

These tickets are cursed! Via @mdsccr1516

These tickets are cursed! Via @mdsccr1516

If you bought season tickets to the University of Maryland’s football games, you got a nice set of commemorative tickets. They listed highlights from the team’s “Proud Past [and] Fearless Future,” including its two undefeated seasons, 24 bowl appearances, 142 All-Americans, and 203 NFL draft picks. And they also included pictures of Terps both past and future.

The current players featured on the tickets were Stefon Diggs, Dexter McDougle, and C.J. Brown. Now, here’s where things start to get creepy:
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Lifeline, Schools

Hopkins Alum Heads to NCAA Tournament, Marries Lingerie Model, Seems Kinda Hate-able

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 10:45am

JHU's basketball team in 1991; Enfield is pictured second from the left.

JHU’s basketball team in 1991; Enfield is pictured second from the left.

I’d be willing to bet that 2013 marks the first year that “Johns Hopkins” and “basketball powerhouse” ever appeared in the same sentence — and even then, it’s not in reference to our beloved Blue Jays, but instead to the Hopkins alum who’s become the NCAA tournament’s most unlikely star. He’s smart, handsome, and good at what he does. And I can’t help wanting to punch him in the face, for no particular reason.
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