What a dramatic night in the ‘Lower 48’

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While the rest of the nation has its fun, the states of Mississippi and Alabama sustain their seriousness

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Maryland forward Evan Smotrycz out 4-to-6 weeks with broken foot

Maryland forward Evan Smotrycz out 4-to-6 weeks with broken foot

Senior forward was injured during Friday practice, will have surgery later this week.

Maryland-Iowa postgame: Perry Hills makes appearance, Will Likely continues magical year

Maryland-Iowa postgame: Perry Hills makes appearance, Will Likely continues magical year

Sophomore quarterback makes first appearance in two seasons, while cornerback Will Likely has another memorable day.

Bison run out of time in homecoming

Bison run out of time in homecoming

Greg McGhee leads a rally from a 31-7 deficit vs. Florida A&M, but the Howard’s losing streak reaches five.

Terps persevere, top Iowa

Terps persevere, top Iowa

Maryland rallies from an early deficit and weathers an injury scare to C.J. Brown to earn its first Big Ten home win.

Cavs miss chance at Duke

Cavs miss chance at Duke

Virginia’s surprising start to ACC play hits a speed bump with the Blue Devils’ decisive touchdown in the fourth quarter.

Discuss Maryland football against Iowa: Rowe has torn ACL, plus other injury updates

Discuss Maryland football against Iowa: Rowe has torn ACL, plus other injury updates

Matt Robinson will start at linebacker after missing last three games, while Christian Carpenter and Zach Dancel are still out.

Maryland gameday link roundup: Terps vs. Iowa

Maryland gameday link roundup: Terps vs. Iowa

Maryland hosts Iowa in first ever meeting between schools.

Caleb Rowe out for season

Caleb Rowe out for season

The redshirt junior quarterback, who suffered a torn ACL during practice earlier this week, will have surgery next week.

Maryland football vs. Iowa: Previewing the game

After two weeks of preparation, Maryland begins crucial stretch with Iowa at Byrd Stadium.

Mark Turgeon, new-look Terps make bold entrance at Maryland Madness

Mark Turgeon, new-look Terps make bold entrance at Maryland Madness

Thousands show up in College Park to see revamped Terps at annual event.

Terps face big challenge vs. Hawkeyes’ offensive line

Terps face big challenge vs. Hawkeyes’ offensive line

Maryland comes off a bye to take on streaking Iowa and what L.A. Goree says are ‘some of the biggest people I’ve pretty much seen.’

Maryland football vs. Iowa: 5 story lines to watch

Maryland football vs. Iowa: 5 story lines to watch

Fresh off a bye, Maryland looks for fifth win in first-ever meeting with Iowa.

Previewing Virginia vs. Duke

Previewing Virginia vs. Duke

Injuries have helped cool any debate about U-Va.’s QB rotation, but the issue could return in a pivotal ACC matchup at Duke.

Virginia Tech’s woes in Pittsburgh continue

Virginia Tech’s woes in Pittsburgh continue

An anemic offensive performance extended the Hokies’ losing streak in the Steel City.

Howard ready to regain top form

Howard ready to regain top form

After overcoming injuries and being a villain in two places, Dwight Howard is ready to be mentioned among the league’s best again.

Maryland women’s basketball favored to win Big Ten

Maryland women’s basketball favored to win Big Ten

Without having even played a conference game, Terrapins pick up preseason honors from league coaches and media members.

Moving into new conference home

Moving into new conference home

Seeking to make the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2010, Terps meet the media.

Former Redskins player Ray Schoenke says Daniel Snyder can “make a difference” financially for Native Americans

Former Redskins player Ray Schoenke says Daniel Snyder can “make a difference” financially for Native Americans

Schoenke offers support for Redskins name and team owner at a University of Maryland panel on the name-change debate.

News and notes from Mark Turgeon’s appearances at Big Ten Media Days

News and notes from Mark Turgeon’s appearances at Big Ten Media Days

Fourth-year coach opens up on expectations, personnel and new life in the Big Ten.

Maryland Madness set for Friday night

Maryland Madness set for Friday night

Annual event slated to begin at 8 p.m. at Xfinity Center.

Maryland picked to finish 10th in media poll

Maryland picked to finish 10th in media poll

Wisconsin was the unanimous pick to win the league in the unofficial poll of league beat writers.

Hokies ready to lean on Brewer against Pitt

Hokies ready to lean on Brewer against Pitt

Quarterback Michael Brewer has the confidence of Hokies coaches despite an uneven start to the season.

Maryland QB C.J. Brown “rejuvenated” after bye, ready for Iowa

Maryland QB C.J. Brown “rejuvenated” after bye, ready for Iowa

After struggling against Ohio State, Brown looks to return to form against opportunistic Iowa defense.

Weighing a medical hardship waiver

Weighing a medical hardship waiver

Several Virginia and Virginia Tech football players, including Cavaliers senior Demetrious Nicholson (1), have big decisions to make after battling injuries.

Terps LB Logan is cleared to play after appealing probation

Terps LB Logan is cleared to play after appealing probation

The redshirt sophomore, who played in 12 games last season, will provide needed depth to a banged-up position group.

Andrew Friedman leaves Rays to join Dodgers as president of baseball operations

Andrew Friedman leaves Rays to join Dodgers as president of baseball operations

One wonders how the economical strategies Friedman brought to the Rays will mesh with the Dodgers more spendthrift ways.

FIFA’s so bad, ethics investigator Michael Garcia holds up NFL as good example of transparency

FIFA’s so bad, ethics investigator Michael Garcia holds up NFL as good example of transparency

The American lawyer cites the league’s promise to make public the report on how the Ray Rice case was handled as evidence.

Long layoffs favor the Orioles starter in Game 3 of ALCS. Here’s why.

Long layoffs favor the Orioles starter in Game 3 of ALCS. Here’s why.

Wei-Yin Chen has a higher strikeout to walk ratio on six or more days’ rest (3.8) than he does on four (3.0) or five (2.7).

World Series earthquake still a jarring experience 25 years later

World Series earthquake still a jarring experience 25 years later

ESPN’s “30 for 30” revisits the Bay Area quake.

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