During Black History Month WTOP is highlighting black men and women in the area who are doing groundbreaking work to better the community. In our final installment, Mike Locksley returns to Maryland for his dream job, but is tasked with much more than just coaching football in College Park.
New Maryland head football coach Mike Locksley is still busy with his old job with the playoff-bound Alabama Crimson Tide, but he’s a Towson graduate who has been an assistant at Maryland before. And his daughter went to high school with Jordan McNair.
Matt Canada’s job as Maryland interim football coach ended Saturday at soggy Penn State, where the Terrapins failed a fourth straight time to earn their sixth victory and bowl eligibility.
On My Take, Clinton Yates believes that the University of Maryland made a bad decision keeping the coach and getting rid of the university president after the death of Jordan McNair.
In recent comments to the Diamondback, Maryland’s student newspaper, Upper Marlboro attorney and football booster Rick Jaklitsch seemed to imply Jordan McNair didn’t properly hydrate before he collapsed during a workout in May.
While the two investigations are looking at separate matters, some of those who have criticized the school’s handling of McNair’s death view that episode as a greater indication that the culture of the program has become “toxic.”
Still wading through the aftermath of tragedy, the Maryland Terrapins begin football season in College Park.
A former Redskins quarterback, an ex-governor and a former sports reporter are among five new members of the commission created to investigate the culture of the University of Maryland football program.
If college football programs cannot provide the safest possible experience for their athletes and create the cultures of personal responsibility they claim to foster, why should they exist?
Jordan McNair, of Randallstown, Maryland, was hospitalized after a workout May 29, the school said in a statement, and died on Wednesday. He was 19.
Attendance at University of Maryland football games is lagging — they’re next-to-last in attendance in the Big Ten. WTOP’s Dave Preston has some idea on what’s going on.
After six wins and a bowl appearance in its first year under head coach DJ Durkin, Maryland football looks for more consistency behind center to take the next step.
Teams may make a splash on Labor Day weekend, but November is when the deals are closed. WTOP’s Dave Preston recaps the Thanksgiving-weekend results in local college football.
Intra-divisional play varies, but one thing seems consistent nationwide: Each conference has its designated “crappy division.” WTOP’s Dave Preston takes a look at the phenomenon, and wraps up the local results.
Maryland’s new coach D.J. Durkin is more than ready to go, and there are new faces on both sides of the ball as the Terps try to improve on a disappointing 2015.
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