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Maryland has the fourth-best chance of having both its men's and women's teams make it to the Final Four, according to an analysis by FiveThirtyEight.com.
University of Maryland's Cole Field House, a venue that has touched the hearts of athletes and fans since 1955, hosted its last athletic event this week. Cole will be closed until June 2018 for a 155-million-dollar transformation to a state-of-the-art athletic, research and academic facility.
A number of sports equipment companies say they may have found a piece of the puzzle in identifying concussions, especially in contact sports such as football.
Bethesda startup company Brain Sentry targets its product for youth football, below the high school level, because those players are most at risk for serious damage from undiagnosed concussions, the CEO says.
The club program benefits from parent injury spotters and local doctors and athletic trainers, who volunteer their time to conduct baseline testing of players’ cognitive function.