Maryland legislators have introduced a bill in the state’s General Assembly that could allow for increased protections for college athletes as well as for them to profit off of their name, image and likeness.
State lawmakers grilled the head of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents on Thursday concerning the Board’s actions following the death of Terp football player Jordan McNair.
Lawmakers on Thursday admonished the chancellor and chair of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents for the panel’s lack of transparency and overreach in a controversial decision to retain the University of Maryland, College Park football coach and athletic director, while accepting the university president’s resignation.
As the University of Maryland and University System Board of Regents controversy and fallout continue in the wake of the death of Jordan McNair, a member of the football team last spring, students turned out on Thursday afternoon for a “Justice for Jordan” rally. Hundreds turned out to voice their differing views on the justice they were seeking for McNair’s death.
COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – A tumultuous two days of statewide outrage directed at the University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ handling of the probe into football player Jordan McNair’s death climaxed on Thursday as the board chairman resigned and…
Just one day after being reinstated by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents, football head coach DJ Durkin has been fired. The football team players, community and national backlash all lead to the surprise decision from university president Wallace Loh Wednesday evening.
The University System of Maryland Board of Regents announced their recommendations regarding the state of the Terrapins football team. Head coach DJ Durkin and athletic director Damon Evans will return to their duties at the university. University President Wallace Loh announced he will step down from his presidency at the end of the academic year.
BALTIMORE – The University System of Maryland Board of Regents on Tuesday recommended that the university’s president, Wallace Loh, athletic director Damon Evans and head coach DJ Durkin retain their jobs despite finding “problems that festered” within the football program,…
The Commission appointed by University of Maryland President Wallace Loh to investigate claims of a “toxic culture” in the school’s football program has released its report. The investigation follows the
death last spring of player Jordan McNair. The Commission said the Athletics Department lacked a culture of accountability and failed to provide adequate oversight of the football program. It did not make any recommendations concerning the fates of the football coach or the University’s president. The report now goes to the University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents.