DC Sports Bog: Terps


Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 04/15/2014

Driesell, Kolzig, Lerner going into D.C. Sports Hall of Fame

Other inductees include former Post sports editor George Solomon and longtime Maryland broadcaster Johnny Holliday.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:32 AM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, George Solomon, Lefty Driesell, Nats, Olie Kolzig, Ted Lerner, Terps

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 03/21/2014

When D.C. public television showed college basketball

How an upstart D.C. public television station helped imagine a cable sports future.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:54 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Basketball, Media, Terps

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 03/18/2014

Chris Knoche reacts to the end of Maryland’s season

Maryland basketball analyst’s ‘ahhhhhhhhhhhh’ is the sound of an ACC legacy ending.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:19 PM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Knoche, ESPN 980, Terps

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 03/13/2014

Maryland, Georgetown both out before conference quarterfinals

This has been a bad year for the Terps and Hoyas. It got worse this week.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:16 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Terps

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 03/11/2014

Steve Francis on his support for Muriel Bowser

D.C. basketball legend explains his role in a D.C. mayoral campaign.

By Rick Maese  |  11:01 AM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Muriel Bowser, Steve Francis, Terps

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 03/10/2014

Maryland fans chant ‘Big Ten’ after Virginia win

After hearing ‘A-C-C’ chants from past rivals all season, Maryland fans returned the favor on Sunday.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:14 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Big Ten, Terps, Virginia

Posted at 10:11 PM ET, 03/09/2014

Steve Francis on Maryland’s win

Maryland legend -- in a Len Bias jersey and Maryland state flag hat -- talks about the Terps.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:11 PM ET, 03/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Steve Francis, Terps, Virginia

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 03/05/2014

Maryland ticket curse continues with Charles Mitchell

Terps forward was sent to the locker room at halftime of Tuesday night’s game. A game for which he was pictured on Maryland’s tickets.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:08 AM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charles Mitchell, Terps

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 03/03/2014

Alyssa Thomas fills Brenda Frese’s office with balloons

Maryland’s two-time All-American gets revenge on her coach, with a thousand balloons.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:21 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alyssa Thomas, Brenda Frese, Terps

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 02/27/2014

Maryland softball goes state flag everything

If you like the Maryland state flag, you’ll love the new Terps softball gear. If you don’t, grab a blindfold.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:38 PM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Terps

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 02/25/2014

Testudo gets a new paint job

Maryland’s mascot got the state flag treatment in preparation for a big game against Syracuse.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:12 PM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Terps

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 02/18/2014

Gary Williams on funny stuff and the Duke scorer’s table

The Duke-Maryland rivalry hits the road with one final controversy, which Gary Williams helps nurture along.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:49 PM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Duke, ESPN 980, Gary Williams, Mark Turgeon, Terps

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 02/13/2014

The best quotes from our Maryland-Duke retrospective

If you haven’t seen PostTV’s Maryland-Duke retrospective, here are some of the best moments.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:11 AM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Duke, Gary Williams, Jay Williams, Juan Dixon, Shane Battier, Steve Blake, Terps

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 02/13/2014

Steve Blake, Duke and his Johnny Rockets paper

Here’s Steve Blake, discussing (I believe) his infamous Johnny Rockets homework assignment.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:23 AM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Duke, Steve Blake, Terps

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 02/11/2014

Virginia fans chant ‘A-C-C’ at Maryland

As time ran out on the Terps in Charlottesville, fans chanted the name of their conference.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:05 AM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Morning pixels, Terps, Virginia

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 02/10/2014

The Duke-Maryland rivalry: a trailer

Get a sneak peak at a PostTV documentary look at the Maryland-Duke rivalry.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:11 PM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Duke, Gary Williams, Juan Dixon, Steve Blake, Terps

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 02/10/2014

Maryland selling Big Ten T-shirts

School is selling T-shirts featuring Testudo and B1G

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:11 AM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Morning pixels, Nats, Terps, Wizards

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 02/05/2014

Tony Kornheiser: Maryland’s Big Ten move ‘a colossal blunder’

Put Tony Kornheiser with the group who suspects Maryland’s conference move won’t go well.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:29 PM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Terps, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 01/23/2014

Basketball Bingo with the Maryland women’s basketball team

Fans attending the women’s game against Syracuse got the chance to win prizes just by paying attention.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:11 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland, Terps

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Michael Wilbon on Maryland and the Big Ten

Former Post columnists understands the reasons behind Maryland’s conference change, but says ‘emotionally, it’s just so awful’

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:57 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Michael Wilbon, Terps

Posted at 11:46 PM ET, 01/20/2014

N.C. State fans chant ‘ACC’ at Maryland

Maryland’s last game against the Wolfpack in Raleigh ended with a loss and a conference cheer.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:46 PM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Terps

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 01/17/2014

John Wooden’s handwritten letter to Gary Williams

During his first year at American, Gary Williams sent John Wooden a question. He got back a two-page handwritten note.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:16 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Terps

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 01/16/2014

Mark Turgeon celebrates during Terps’ comeback vs. Notre Dame

Maryland’s coach got real excited on the sideline Wednesday night. Real, real excited.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:04 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Turgeon, Terps

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Maryland’s free orange juice Syracuse promotion

Terps women’s basketball will offer 1,000 free orange juices for its ACC showdown with Syracuse.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:36 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Terps

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 01/13/2014

James Franklin, Bill O’Brien shared Maryland media guide page

This has to be one of the highest-powered pages of assistant coach photos in Maryland media guide history.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:17 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Terps

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/19/2013

Best D.C. sports moments of 2013

Ranking the 10 best D.C. sports moments from a pretty lousy year of local sports.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Hoyas, Nats, Redskins, Terps, Wizards

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 12/17/2013

Worst D.C. sports moments of 2013

Before we get to more best stuff, here’s a chance to review all the worst stuff you’d rather forget.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:50 AM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, D.C. United, Hoyas, Nats, Redskins, Terps, Wizards

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 12/09/2013

Video of Mo Creek’s game winner against Maryland

Watch Mo Creek lead the Colonials to an upset of Maryland and an 8-1 record.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:34 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GW, Mo Creek, Terps

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 12/05/2013

Maryland’s ‘Not Bowling Alone’ bowl promo

Terps release bowl promotional spot, starring C.J. Brown and Dexter McDougle, and set in a bowling alley.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Randy Edsall, Terps

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 11/25/2013

Maryland marching band spells ‘ACC’ and ‘B1G’

Maryland’s departure from the ACC is honored in human form.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:39 AM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ACC, Big Ten, Maryland, Terps

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 11/22/2013

Johnny Holliday, Dallas and the JFK assassination

Fifty years ago, Maryland’s future play-by-play voice fulfilled an odd request from Cleveland Browns owner Art Modell on Nov. 24, 1963.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:05 AM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cowboys, Johnny Holliday, NFL, Terps

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 11/18/2013

Obama’s note to the Terps women

Barack Obama went to the Maryland men’s basketball game, but he left a note behind for the women’s team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:37 AM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Terps

Posted at 06:14 PM ET, 11/17/2013

Obama, First Family arrive at Maryland-Oregon State game

The First family showed up at Comcast Center to take in some college basketball and support Michelle Obama’s brother, head coach of Oregon State.

By Sarah Kogod  |  06:14 PM ET, 11/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland, Terps

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 11/15/2013

The curse of Maryland football tickets

It looks like there may be some bad Juju going on with the Terps.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:37 AM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland, Terps

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 11/08/2013

Maryland men’s basketball ‘Pride’ sneakers are interesting

These Under Armour kicks have, um, a lot going on.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  04:54 PM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland, Terps, Under Armour

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 10/25/2013

Maryland reminds students that football games are 60 minutes

Amid repeated stories about student attendance at football games, Maryland sends out a notice before Saturday’s meeting with Clemson.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:35 AM ET, 10/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland, Scott Van Pelt, Terps

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 10/22/2013

John Feinstein and Gary Williams discuss wine in Calvert-Woodley circular

Legendary college basketball coach, legendary college basketball scribe talk wine. Feinstein reveals his nickname is “Chardonnay Boy.“

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:26 PM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gary Williams, John Feinstein, Media, Terps

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 10/18/2013

Mark Turgeon asks fans to share Cole Field House memories

Fans were more than happy to offer their favorite memories of Cole.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:21 PM ET, 10/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cole Field House, Mark Turgeon, Maryland, Terps

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 10/17/2013

Coach K: Maryland’s departure from ACC ‘a mistake by both parties’

Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski again talks about sadness and regret in conjunction with Maryland’s departure from the ACC.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:23 PM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ACC, Big Ten, Coach K, Duke, Maryland, Scott Van Pelt, Terps

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 10/15/2013

Van Pelt on Terps attendance vs. Virginia: ‘I wanted to puke’

Famous Maryland grad and ESPN Radio host Scott Van Pelt unloads on Maryland students for not supporting the football team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:06 PM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  C.J. Brown, Scott Van Pelt, Terps

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 10/01/2013

Johnny Holliday's 35 years at Maryland

With the Terps set to honor their longtime play-by-plan man for 35 years of service, a look back at his Maryland career.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:20 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gary Williams, Johnny Holliday, Scott McBrien, Terps

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 09/27/2013

Gary Williams plans to attend Maryland Madness at Cole Field House

Legendary Maryland coach has given Mark Turgeon a wide berth, but he wants to be in the building when Cole Field House is honored.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:05 PM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gary Williams, Terps

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 09/13/2013

G.T. Harraka’s interview

Maryland offensive lineman has been waiting five years for an interview. Here it is.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:04 AM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  G.T. Harraka, Terps

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Coach K: ‘We won’t schedule Maryland’

Duke basketball coach says his program won’t attempt to schedule Maryland after the teams are in different conferences.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:05 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ACC, Big Ten, Coach K, Duke, ESPN 980, Terps

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 09/06/2013

Maryland soccer gives out 1800 scarves; other scarf news

Maryland gave out 1,800 soccer scarves to student supporters. Georgetown fans did some guerrilla marketing with soccer scarves.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:31 PM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hoyas, Nats, Teprs, Terps

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 09/03/2013

Randy Edsall, Stefon Diggs model Terps sunglasses

The first 15,000 paying fans at Saturday's Maryland game get some amazing shades. Here they are, on two famous models.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:03 AM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Randy Edsall, Stefon Diggs, Terps

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 08/30/2013

New Maryland murals at Byrd Stadium

Before the 2013 season begins, the Terps add some historic decorations to their football stadium.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:25 PM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Terps

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 08/28/2013

Maryland kicker loves crabbing, is allergic to crabs

Brad Craddock is partial to a raking technique for gathering crabs, even though he can't eat them. Why should you care? Really, why?

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:28 AM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brad Craddock, Terps

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 08/12/2013

Dave Stinebaugh's robot shoulder tattoo

Maryland tight end has had a host of shoulder surgeries. His shoulder tattoos tell the story.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:03 AM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dave Stinebaugh, Terps

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 08/09/2013

'Table Manners' guest list revealed for second season

Second season of Comcast SportsNet program starring the Junkies will begin with a one-hour appearance by Cal Ripken.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:45 AM ET, 08/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Brian Orakpo, Cal Ripken, Caps, Fred Smoot, Gary Williams, Junkies, Orioles, Redskins, Rod Langway, Terps

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 08/06/2013

Maryland's Deon Long has two Curly W tattoos

Maryland wide receiver isn't a huge Nats fan, but he has the team's logo tattooed on his arm and his chest.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:33 PM ET, 08/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Deon Long, Nats, Terps

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 08/06/2013

Maryland's bus-driving, wing-eating long snapper

Greg Parcher pushes recycling, has driven a shuttle bus, and can snap a football into a basketball rim.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:46 AM ET, 08/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Greg Parcher, Terps

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 08/05/2013

Stefon Diggs has a Tupac haircut

Maryland star enters training camp with a new haircut, modeled after a movie that came out before he was born.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:44 PM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Stefon Diggs, Terps

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Maryland football: 'Hold the Rope'

The Terps have a new mantra for the 2013 season: 'Hold the Rope.' Randy Edsall explains why.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:53 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Randy Edsall, Terps

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 07/18/2013

Randy Edsall and a huge pile of crabs

Maryland coach is on the cover of Press Box Magazine, with the largest pile of crabs I've ever seen in the Gossett Team House.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:28 AM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Randy Edsall, Terps

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 06/26/2013

Steve Sands on D.C. sports, and coming home

Golf Channel and NBC Sports broadcaster is at Congressional for work, but soon enough he'll be at FedEx Field and the Verizon Center for fun.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:53 PM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T National, Caps, Golf Channel, Media, Redskins, Steve Sands, Terps

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 06/14/2013

Mark Turgeon at Orioles game, man in RGIII jersey at Rockies game

If the headline isn't descriptive enough, I'm not sure what more this blurb could add. Because really this is just about Mark Turgeon at the Orioles game, and man in an RGIII jersey at the Rockies game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:34 PM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats, Orioles, Redskins, Terps

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 06/14/2013

Walt Williams on the Catoctin Challenge and his Len Bias book

Former Maryland great will ride his bicycle 100 miles to raise money for two causes he's passionate about.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:23 AM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Len Bias, Terps, Walt Williams

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 05/24/2013

Maryland women's lacrosse team is intense, possessed

Sometimes words aren't enough to explain a team's intensity. Sometimes you need a photo with weird laser eyes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:06 PM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Terps

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Maryland lacrosse using Maryland Pride sticks in NCAA quarterfinals

The women will have a fresh look when they take on Duke on Saturday.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:26 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland, Terps

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 05/16/2013

Maryland athletes and 'DJ Dirty Terp'

Watch Dez Wells interview Maryland students while lounging on a beach blanket.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:37 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alyssa Thomas, Dez Wells, Pete DeSouza, Pete White, Terps

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 05/07/2013

The Dalai Lama wears a Terps visor

The Dalai Lama came to College Park, and rocked a Terps visor, hard

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:50 AM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dalai Lama, Terps

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 04/22/2013

Lefty Driesell on Len Bias and Marilyn Monroe

The Lefthander sure can spin a yarn, as he demonstrated by using a question about Len Bias to explain why he still sleeps naked.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:53 AM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Lefty Driesell, Len Bias, Terps

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 04/19/2013

Lefty Driesell on the origins of 'UCLA of the East'

Longtime Maryland coach says his signature phrase was actually the creation of Tom McMillen's brother.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:20 PM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Lefty Driesell, Terps

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 04/10/2013

Maryland-branded headphones

Now you can have music delivered to your ears with a side of school spirit.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:21 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland, Terps

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 04/08/2013

Randy Edsall calls an Alex Ovechkin goal

Ever wonder what it would sound like if Maryland's football coach called an Alex Ovechkin goal? Wonder no more.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:04 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Comcast SportsNet, Randy Edsall, Terps

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 03/26/2013

Former Terp Drew Nicholas leading Washington Post bracket challenge

Yep, the same Drew Nicholas who hit that amazing NCAA tournament buzzer-beater 10 years ago.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:50 AM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Nicholas, NCAA Tournament, Terps

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Gary Williams says NCAA tournament should eliminate automatic qualifiers

Longtime Terps coach says just put the best 68 teams in one tournament, regardless of their conference affiliation.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:39 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Gary Williams, NCAA Tournament, Terps

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 03/19/2013

Maryland NIT prices near the top

If you want to see the Terps go for NIT glory, it will be on the costlier end of Invitation tickets.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:13 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Basketball, Terps

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 03/18/2013

Morning Pixels: Maryland, Niagara and the NIT

Tuesday's Maryland-Niagara NIT game won't have quite the luster of the 1972 NIT title game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:55 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Morning pixels, NCAA Tournament, Terps

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 03/15/2013

Seth Allen and Alex Len interviewed in ice bath

Seems like as good a place for an interview as any, really.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  01:37 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Len, Chick Hernandez, Seth Allen, Terps

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 03/15/2013

Morning Pixels: #IntenseWakeFan takes over Twitter during Terps' ACC win

This very intense Wake Forest fan succeeds in distracting pretty much everybody during his team's loss to Maryland.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  09:24 AM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ACC, College Basketball, Morning pixels, Terps

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 03/14/2013

Wizards fans loudly heckle J.J. Redick

Some things are eternal, like death, taxes, the Caps losing in Long Island, and J.J. Redick getting booed in Washington.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:18 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  J.J. Redick, Terps, Wizards

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 03/07/2013

Terps students unveil massive Maryland flag

Maryland lost to North Carolina, but a giant state flag fluttering over the student section is always a winner.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:49 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Terps

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Maryland student section will feature fan-created 'M' tonight

Nobody switch seats.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:58 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Basketball, Maryland, Terps

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 02/27/2013

Terps women's hoops guard plays pep band's drum set

The Terps junior guard has some hidden talents.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:10 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland, Terps

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 02/26/2013

Lefty Driesell tried to recruit James Brown with a newspaper ad

Back when college athletics were nice and pure, the Terps went after prized basketball recruits with a paid ad in this paper.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:53 AM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  James Brown, Lefty Driesell, Terps

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 02/25/2013

Lefty Driesell, flashing the V-for-Victory

Legendary Maryland coach brings his legendary hand signal back to College Park one last time.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:38 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Basketball, Lefty Driesell, Maryland, Terps

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 02/22/2013

Johnny Holliday wears Alex Len's sneakers

Terps broadcast legend is back in action, wearing a large Ukrainian man's sneakers with his suit.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:40 PM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Len, Johnny Holliday, Terps

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 02/20/2013

Kevin Sheehan on filling in for Johnny Holliday

With the Terps broadcast legend under the weather, ESPN 980 host does play-by-play for four ACC battles, including the win over Duke.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:03 AM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Johnny Holliday, Kevin Sheehan, Terps

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Michael Jenkins does Coach K impression

Another CSN anchor didn't appreciate Coach K's comments about Maryland and Duke's rivalry.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:48 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Coach, Comcast SportsNet, Duke, Michael Jenkins, Terps

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 02/19/2013

Dez Wells celebrates with Maryland students on Route 1

After the Terps knocked off Duke, Dez Wells and some of his teammates headed to Route 1 to celebrate with fellow students.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:48 AM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dez Wells, Duke, Terps

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 02/19/2013

Morning Pixels: Chick Hernandez on Coach K

Coach K's comments about the Maryland-Duke 'rivalry' made at least one local anchor kind of peevish.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:24 AM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Comcast SportsNet, Duke, Morning pixels, Terps

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 02/17/2013

Maryland students flash mob at Duke game

Here's how the Terps student section on Saturday night pulled off two of the greatest crowd stunts in Comcast Center history.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:00 PM ET, 02/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Terps

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 02/14/2013

Why the Caps don't have a Kiss Cam

The Wizards, Terps and Nats all use a Kiss Cam. The Capitals currently don't. Here's why.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:13 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Terps, Wizards

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 02/11/2013

Scott Van Pelt and Terps athletes raising money for Samaritan's Feet

An effort by Terps athletes to help raise thousands of dollars for charity earns a visit from the ESPN anchor.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:48 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Scott Van Pelt, Terps

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 02/11/2013

The Maryland gymnastic team's Pride leotards

The gymnastics team also has Under Armour state flag Pride uniforms, complete with bejeweled logos.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:03 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Terps

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 02/08/2013

Morning Pixels: Rubber goat and cow sacrifice at Kettler

The Caps could certainly use some mojo.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:40 AM ET, 02/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Karl Alzner, Martell Webster, Morning pixels, Niles Paul, Redskins, Terps, Wizards

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 01/25/2013

CBS analyst on court-storming Terps fans: 'Aren't you embarrassed?'

I'm going to guess no. Not embarrassed.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:35 AM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland, Terps

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 01/23/2013

Mark Turgeon poses with his student imitators

Maryland coach poses for a group shot with the students who wear suits in his honor.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:06 AM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Turgeon, Terps

Posted at 10:12 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Maryland fans rush the court; cranky people get cranky

Fans enjoy celebrating a nice home win over a ranked opponent, and cranky people enjoy being cranky about it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:12 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, Terps

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Coach K says Maryland will be 'outsiders' in the Big Ten

Duke coach says that innocence and loyalty and honesty are being lost in the rush of conference expansion.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:58 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Big Ten, Coach K, Terps

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Maryland athletes pay tribute to Ray Lewis

In honor of his final playoff run, a bunch of Terps did Ray Lewis's signature dance thing.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:41 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dez Wells, Ray Lewis, Seth Allen, Terps

Posted at 08:35 PM ET, 12/23/2012

Maryland basketball team sings Frosty the Snowman

Hey, more holiday carols! This time it's the Maryland men's basketball team making Frosty-style magic.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:35 PM ET, 12/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Len, Mark Turgeon, Terps

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 12/20/2012

Morning Pixels: Panel discussion with David Stern

With a fun supporting cast, this panel could be interesting.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:17 AM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland, Michael Morse, Morning pixels, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Terps, Wizards

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 12/17/2012

Nick Faust has a Curly W tattoo

Maryland basketball guard joins Kevin Durant, Michael Beasley and others by inking the Curly W on his body.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:19 PM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats, Nick Faust, Terps

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 12/13/2012

Morning Pixels: RGIII wants you to know he feels okay

RGIII sends a message through the media.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:12 AM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Cartier Martin, Maryland, Morning pixels, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Terps, Wizards

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 12/12/2012

Morning Pixels: RGIII in the British press

The legend of Robert Griffin III hops across the pond with a feature and graphic in the Times of London.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:32 AM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Morning pixels, Redskins, RGIII, Steve Buckhantz, Ted Leonsis, Terps, Wizards

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 11/14/2012

Inside Maryland’s new locker room

Mark Turgeon gives NBC Washington a tour of the Terps' new digs, complete with nods to the past and fancy technology.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:59 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Turgeon, Maryland, NBC Washington, Terps

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Gary Williams joining Comcast SportsNet as college basketball analyst

Comcast SportsNet will announce this week that it is hiring the former Maryland coach as a college basketball analyst.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:38 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Comcast SportsNet, Gary Williams, Maryland, Media, Terps

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Morning Pixels: Redskins players love the throwback unis

The faux leather helmets are a favorite in the locker room.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:42 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, Bill Hamid, Chris Pointius, D.C. United, Darrel Young, Maryland, Morning pixels, Redskins, Stephen Bowen, Terps, Virginia Tech, Wizards

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 10/24/2012

Morning Pixels: Show us your pumpkins

Share pictures of your DMV sports-inspired Halloween celebrations.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:17 AM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Brandon Banks, Caps, Halloween, Maryland, Michael Morse, Mike Shanahan, Morning pixels, Nationals, Nats, Redskins, Terps, Wizards

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 10/05/2012

Maryland’s state pride eye black

If you like Maryland's state pride uniforms, you'll love these state pride eyeblack patches

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:33 AM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  state pride, Terps

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 10/05/2012

Terps fan is 100 and still going to games

Stan Lore, who turned 100 in August, insists on cheering for Maryland in person.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:41 AM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Terps

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Jayson Werth tried to talk economic policy with Ben Bernanke

The Nats outfielder wanted to talk about economic policy, but the Fed Chairman wanted to talk about balls and strikes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:16 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ben Bernanke, Bryce Harper, Jayson Werth, Morning pixels, Nats, Terps

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Maryland football to wear ‘White Ops’ uniforms against West Virginia

The new versions are “more discreet” than the Pride uniforms.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:32 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Maryland, Terps

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Maryland football goes bowling

If things don’t improve for the Terps this year, this could be the only time you see “Maryland” and ”bowl” in the same headline.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:02 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps, College Football | Tags:  Terps

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 06/01/2012

Morning pixels: Spelling is a sport?

At what point did spelling bees become an ESPN program covered by sports people?

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:37 AM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins, Terps | Tags:  Redskins, Robert Griffin III, Terps, Maryland, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/28/2012

Morning pixels: Desperate times for Capitals

The Caps are in a bad way, former D.C. sports folks are making news and beware of geese.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Nats, Terps, Wizards | Tags:  Capitals, Wizards, Nationals, Redskins, Mike Shanahan, Morning Pixels, Terps