Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The Atlantic Coast Conference sued the University of Maryland in a North Carolina court Monday, according to media reports.
To ensure the Terps will pay their $50 million exit fee when they leave the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) in two years to join the Big Ten conference, the ACC sued the University of Maryland Monday in a North Carolina court, according to media reports. "We continue to extend our best wishes to the University of Maryland; however, there is the expectation that Maryland will fulfill its exit fee obligation," Commissioner John Swofford said in a statement, according to USA Today. "On Friday, the ACC Council of Presidents made the unanimous decision to file legal action to ensure the enforcement of this obligation." President Wallace Loh said he didn't believe the exit fee would hold up in court, according to USA Today. Maryland announced it…
Monday, November 19, 2012
Will you miss seeing the Terps in the ACC?
The University of Maryland’s Board of Regents on Monday approved a move to the Big Ten Conference, ending nearly 60 years of affiliation with the Atlantic Coast Conference, multiple sources reported. Rutgers is expected to announce Tuesday that it will join the Terps in the Big Ten, the New York Daily News reported. Maryland’s move is the latest in a flurry of conference realignment that has drastically altered the landscape of college athletics in recent years, often disrupting traditional regional rivalries as schools chase increasingly lucrative television contracts. Maryland’s move, which could carry a $50 million exit penalty from the ACC, is considered to be a financial strategy that will bring the school a share of the Big Ten’s …
Friday, April 20, 2012
Many Terps want a win against Duke more than any other opponent.
Friday, April 20, 2012
By Daniel Baker, Capital News Service COLLEGE PARK – Johns Hopkins may be Maryland’s arch rival in men’s lacrosse, but true Terps want a win against one team more than any other. “We just really want to beat Duke,” said starting junior attack Billy Gribbin. The #8 Maryland Terrapins (7-3, 1-2 ACC) will have a chance to beat the #5 Duke Blue Devils (11-3, 2-1 ACC) on Friday at 5 p.m. in Charlottesville in the semifinal of the ACC Tournament. Maryland and Duke have met ten times in the ACC Tournament, with each team winning five. Overall, Maryland is 59-19 against the Blue Devils, compiling more wins against Duke than against any other school. Earlier this year, Maryland defeated Duke 10-7 in College Park on March 3rd. Maryland took a …