Monday, November 19, 2012
Will you miss seeing the Terps in the ACC?
The University of Maryland’s Board of Regents on Monday approved a move to the Big Ten Conference, ending nearly 60 years of affiliation with the Atlantic Coast Conference, multiple sources reported. Rutgers is expected to announce Tuesday that it will join the Terps in the Big Ten, the New York Daily News reported. Maryland’s move is the latest in a flurry of conference realignment that has drastically altered the landscape of college athletics in recent years, often disrupting traditional regional rivalries as schools chase increasingly lucrative television contracts. Maryland’s move, which could carry a $50 million exit penalty from the ACC, is considered to be a financial strategy that will bring the school a share of the Big Ten’s …
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
What do you think of the University of Maryland's new football uniforms?
The University of Maryland Terrapins took on the University of Miami Hurricanes Monday night at the Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium. But the talk of the night focused less on the season opener and more on what the Maryland team was wearing. It was the grand debut for the team’s new uniforms. The University of Maryland posted a photo slide show of the new uniforms being unveiled. The Under Armor outfits pay homage to the state flag.
Sunday, May 8, 2011
He did it with fire, with heart and he did it clean.
When Gary Williams first arrived at the University of Maryland nearly 48 autumns ago, he was an 18-year-old freshman basketball player out of South Jersey with a shy demeanor and a pretty awful jump shot joining a team that played in front of bored, outwardly comatose crowds at the old, half-filled Cole Field House. When he arrived back in College Park 22 years ago as head coach, he rejoined a basketball program trying to survive in the awful shadow of Len Bias’ death and some crippling NCAA sanctions, in an athletic program that had become a state embarrassment. When he announced his retirement Thursday, at 66, with a national championship and more victories than all but four other active college coaches in the entire country, he left …