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Maryland Men and Women Basketball Teams Look to Advance

Maryland Men and Women Basketball Teams Look to Advance

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.

After 15 Uniform Changes, DC United Turns 20

After 15 Uniform Changes, DC United Turns 20

While the team's red, black and white colors have stayed the same, the team's uniform has not.

An End to the Cole Field House Era

An End to the Cole Field House Era

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.

Maryland Basketball Gears Up for March

Maryland Basketball Gears Up for March

Both the men's and women's basketball teams are ready for post-season play in the BIG 10 and NCAA tournaments.

UM Panel Discusses Future of College Athletics

UM Panel Discusses Future of College Athletics

College athletics faces a changing and challenging landscape that will demand new approaches and solutions, a panel of experts agreed Wednesday night.

Helmet Sensors an Emerging Market Due to Concussion Awareness

Helmet Sensors an Emerging Market Due to Concussion Awareness

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.

MD. SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN NO RUSH TO EMBRACE HELMET SENSORS

MD. SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN NO RUSH TO EMBRACE HELMET SENSORS

Athletics supervisors cite concerns about the sensors’ value and costs.

Helmet Sensor Maker Targets Youth Market ‘to Make Sports Safer for Children’

Helmet Sensor Maker Targets Youth Market ‘to Make Sports Safer for Children’

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.

Reston Hockey Club Targets Concussion Prevention

Reston Hockey Club Targets Concussion Prevention

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.

Youth Hockey Players and Body Checking May Not Be a Match, Some Say

Youth Hockey Players and Body Checking May Not Be a Match, Some Say

The technique has been found to increase the likelihood of concussions in youth hockey.