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mercator88

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Under Armour shares go through the roof: implications for Terrapins?

Under Armour's latest earnings report beat Wall Street estimates. Here's the link to the...

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2013 All-ACC Teams: Guess who got a bag of coal?

Here's the link: http://www.theacc.com/#!/news-detail/2013-All-ACC-Teams-Announced_12-02-13_q4l3dn To be honest, I didn't think we deserved to have anyone awarded first-team status. Perhaps...

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2014 Baseball Schedule Released: Something Old, Something New

Here's the link: http://www.umterps.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=29700&ATCLID=209278775 extended entry Again the Terps open the season on the road against an SEC opponent. But this time it's...

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Early line has Terps 16.5 dogs to Seminoles

Here's the link from Betvega: http://www.betvega.com/college-football-odds/ I'm a bit surprised because this represents a three score difference. But the Terps have beaten the spread as...

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Terps 18.5 point favorites over ODU

So this is the second straight week where Maryland is more than a two touchdown favorite. The opponent this week, Old Dominion, lost in an offensive slug fest to ECU (see another FanPost for more...

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Say It Ain't So Joe: 8 baseball players will not be returning next season

First, a link to the excellent article in The Diamondback: http://www.diamondbackonline.com/sports/baseball/article_41ae27dc-ef60-11e2-b618-0019bb30f31a.html The one that hurts the most is...

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Former Terp Baseball Player Makes AL All-Star Team

Brett Cecil (Maryland '07), left handed set-up man for the Blue Jays made the 2013 AL All-Star squad. It's been an amazing season for Brett, who at one point had retired 43 straight hitters without...

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Maryland Baseball Edged Out of NCAA Tournament

Wait until next year. That's what racing aficionados say about a Triple Crown winner. It also seems to unfortunately be the same theme for Maryland baseball. I'll have a full recap of the season...

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Kenneth Tate invited to rookie work-out with the Philadelphia Eagles

H/T to the Baltimore Sun: Kenneth Tate was invited to try out for the Philadelphia Eagles, as was Cameron Chism. h...

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Terps Beat Clemson in the rain 7-2

This game took as long as a Yankees-Red Sox game. It rained almost continuously through out the game and the field became a disaster area. In all truth it should have been suspended after six...

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Only one Terp selected in NFL draft

Kevin Dorsey in the seventh round by the Green Bay Packers. Joe Vellano, A J Franchise, Matt Furstenburg, and Kenneth Tate were not selected. All is not lost for these players. Matt Furstenburg...

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Hockaday suspended indefinitely

Here's the link: http://www.diamondbackonline.com/sports/baseball/article_9be3b4f0-ae2a-11e2-818a-0019bb30f31a.html It doesn't sound good for Hockaday playing in the near future. With...

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The Inside Pitch on Maryland Baseball

During Saturday's first game of the double header I happened to be sitting next to the father of one of the players, We had a nice discussion about all things baseball and he told me some things...

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Maryland Baseball: the path to the NCAA tournament still exists

After 36 games The Terps stand at 19-17 (5-13 in ACC games). Their RPI is 37 and Warren Nolan's Power Index has them at 107. Neither are probably correct and the Terps are most likely on the...

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Terps Baseball 2013 Openers: A Tale of Two Series

The Terps went on the road last weekend to face top 10 LSU in warm Baton Rouge. That's tall order for any team to take, especially with a new skipper at the helm. It proved too much for the Terps,...

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Alex Len touted as potential ACC POY

Here's the link: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1451296-maryland-basketball-why-alex-len-not-mason-plumlee-is-the-acc-poy-favorite O.K., it's from Bleacher Report. But Bleacher Report has...

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Who covers Terps sports better: The Baltimore Sun, WAPO, or Washington Times?

I think we're fortunate to have access to three major print media sources on all things Terrapin. It would be interesting to see which of the three sources people thought does the best job of...

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Terra Nova: Terps 4 point favorites

When was the last game in which our football team was favored? (As an aside, there was no official "line" on the William & Mary game). We were 10 1/2 point dogs to Temple, 3 point dogs to U Conn, &...

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Our thoughts and prayers are with Torrey

Torrey Smith's younger brother, Tevin (19 yr) was killed in a motorcycle accident early Sunday morning. By all accounts Torrrey was very close to his younger brother. On his Twitter page Torrey has...

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We're starting off 10.5 point underdogs to Temple

Did anyone ever think that a Maryland football team would be underdogs to Temple, much less by 10.5? Granted we barely beat William & Mary at home while Temple crushed Villanova 41-10. But Temple...

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Shane Cockerill on ESPNU Sunday night

ESPNU has been broadcasting a number of high school football games. Tomorrow night at 7PM it will have Gilman (MD) vs. Moeller (OH). Gilman of course has Shane Cockerill, a Terps 2013 commitment....

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Non-students: How many FB games will you go to this year?

One of the big complaints about Terps FB under Ralph Friedgen was that the stands were hardly ever filled. This was also true towards the end of last season, but there was a buzz around Byrd during...

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Maryland Baseball has a new skipper

It's John Szefc (pronounced "Chef", whose most recent tenure was at Kansas State.http://www.umterps.com/sports/m-basebl/spec-rel/071812aab.html While I was silently rooting for Eric Milton to get...

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Eric Milton named interim baseball coach

If Bakich's move to Michigan has a silver lining, it's that former "volunteer coach" Eric Milton has been named interim coach. I don't know how much experience Milton has as a coach, but he...

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Four Terps selected in MLB draft

The just-completed major league baseball draft saw four Terp players selected. Of no surprise was that Alfredo Rodriguez was the first Terp chosen. This past season Rodriguez (who should have been...

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Another Maryland B-ball team on "The Bubble"

This time it's baseball. Maryalnd's overall record was solid (32-24), but their record in AAC play was 10-20. Since only the top 8 teams get to participate in the ACC tournament, Maryland is on the...

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SI Ranks FBS Coaches: Edsall #65 overall

Sports Illustarted came out with their ranking of FBS coaches and Randy Edsall stood at #65. Not awful, until you see that he's ranked 10th out of 12 in the ACC.h...

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