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Locksley agrees to new deal at Maryland for at least 5 years

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland football coach Michael Locksley has agreed to a new five-year contract that runs through the 2026 season. The school says the contract includes incentives that could extend it up to two additional years. Locksley is entering his fourth season at Maryland. The Terrapins went 7-6 last season, including a victory in the Pinstripe Bowl. It was their first winning season since 2014. Maryland and […]

today05/02/2022

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Maryland extends Frese’s contract through 2028-29

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland has agreed to extend women's basketball coach Brenda Frese's contract through the 2028-29 season. The school announced the move Tuesday. Frese has led Maryland to three Final Fours, including a national championship in 2006. The Terrapins made it to the Sweet 16 this season for the 10th time under Frese. Maryland has made the NCAA Tournament in 18 of her 20 seasons as coach. […]

today04/20/2022 1

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Maryland hires Seton Hall’s Willard as basketball coach

Kevin Willard is taking over as Maryland's basketball coach after a dozen seasons at Seton Hall. The Terrapins announced the hire three days after Seton Hall's season ended with a loss to TCU in the NCAA Tournament. Willard took the Pirates to five of the last six NCAA Tournaments. Maryland has been in the market for a new coach since Mark Turgeon's departure in early December. Assistant Danny Manning took […]

today03/21/2022 2

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Man who got 1st pig heart transplant dies after 2 months

A Maryland hospital says the first person to receive a heart transplant from a pig has died. The University of Maryland announced that the 57-year-old man died Tuesday, two months after the groundbreaking experiment. Doctors for decades have sought to use animal organs for life-saving transplants. David Bennett was a candidate for the dramatic attempt only because he was dying and wasn't eligible for a human heart transplant. Prior attempts […]

today03/09/2022 3

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Maryland sees increase in precipitation, sea level, flooding

Data collected from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows that over the past 20 years, rainfall, flooding and sea level have increased across Maryland, with precipitation growing by 2.63 inches per decade from 2000 to 2020. The administration also found the Northeast Atlantic region saw 100% to 150% more flood days in 2020 than in 2000. The Maryland Sea Grant College at the University of Maryland projected sea level […]

today10/15/2021 13

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Maryland extends women’s basketball coach Frese’s contract

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese has agreed to a contract extension that could keep her at the school through 2027-28. Maryland athletic director Damon Evans announced the deal with The Associated Press women's basketball coach of the year. Frese's contract now runs at least through the 2026-27 season. If she is still with the Terrapins in May 2023, an additional year would be added […]

today05/26/2021 16

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University of Maryland allows home games at full capacity

The University of Maryland will allow full seating capacity for the 2021-22 season at home games for its sports teams now that coronavirus restrictions have been lifted locally. The new university guidelines Monday still require everyone over age 5 — including those fully vaccinated — to wear a face mask at indoor arenas and at what the school calls "crowded outdoor venues." The Big Ten school's football team will play […]

today05/24/2021 11

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Hogan signs college athlete endorsement bill, sports betting

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has signed legislation to enable college athletes to earn money from endorsements. The Jordan McNair Safe and Fair Play Act is named after the former University of Maryland offensive lineman who died in 2018 after suffering from heatstroke at a team workout. In addition to allowing college athletes to earn money from use of their name, likeness and image, it requires athletic […]

today05/19/2021 4

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Maryland’s Brenda Frese is the AP women’s coach of the year

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Maryland coach Brenda Frese is The Associated Press women's basketball coach of the year for the second time in her career. Maryland lost five starters from last year's Big Ten championship, but didn't miss a beat. It won the conference for the sixth time in seven years. The Terrapins lost in the Sweet 16 to Texas. Frese received eight votes from the 30-member national media panel […]

today03/31/2021 20

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