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December 18, 1993
Former Dunbar standout Michael Lloyd, now in his second year at San Jacinto (Texas) Junior College, said Thursday that he has narrowed his college choices to Florida State, Maryland and Syracuse.Lloyd, now on Christmas break, attended Thursday night's Dunbar-Walbrook game at Coppin State. He leads San Jacinto (6-2) with a 35.0 scoring average.Lloyd said he has talked with Maryland coach Gary Williams and plans to include a visit to Maryland among his official college visits during the spring.
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By Matt Zenitz, Baltimore Sun Media Group | September 16, 2014
Blue-chip defensive end Byron Cowart posted this picture on Instagram following his official visit to Maryland this past weekend: http://instagram.com/p/s_Plw2oKvh/ Cowart and his close friend, four-star wide receiver Ryan Davis, were in town for the Terps' game against West Virginia. In addition to watching the game, the two also reportedly hung out with Maryland standout receivers Deon Long and Stefon Diggs, spent time talking with Terps coaches and learned more about both the university and the football program.
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September 1, 1992
In his first visit to Maryland as the Democratic presidential nominee, Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton plans a bit of softball tonight followed tomorrow morning by what his campaign calls a major speech on the economy and education.Mr. Clinton will play ball beginning about 8:20 p.m. at Randazzo Park, formerly known as Upton Park, on Upton Road in Severn. The candidate will join either the Hubbusters, a group of air traffic controllers who work for USAir, or their opponents, the Stingers, a team of Pasadena-area players.
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By Matt Zenitz and Baltimore Sun Media Group | September 11, 2014
Two high-profile recruits will be in attendance when Maryland takes on West Virginia on Saturday in College Park. Defensive end Byron Cowart and wide receiver Ryan Davis are scheduled to take official visits to Maryland this weekend, a source confirmed. Cowart, from Seffner, Fla., is ranked as the top player in the Class of 2015 by Rivals.com . Davis, from St. Petersburg, Fla., is ranked a four-star prospect by Rivals. Both were in town for Maryland's "Big Show" event earlier this summer and reportedly have spoken high of the Terps ever since.
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By Mike Preston | November 16, 1992
Maryland's recruiting season has gotten off to a good start.Arundel defensive lineman Richard Abrams, 6 feet 5 and 265 pounds, orally committed to the Terps over the weekend. Abrams runs the 40 in 4.9 and has been recruited by Clemson, North Carolina, N.C. State, Pittsburgh, Georgia and Virginia."Richard has great size, speed and the body you can put weight on," said Arundel coach Bill Zucco. "Major colleges love that."Another player Maryland seems to have an inside track on is Keno Shawell, a 5-11, 200-pound running back from Glen Mills Prep (Pa.)
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By Ken Murray | October 20, 1995
Jody Lumpkin, a 6-foot-8 center from Columbia, S.C., who was recruited by Maryland, has made an oral commitment to attend Rice University, his high school coach said yesterday."
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By Paul McMullen and Paul McMullen,SUN STAFF | January 26, 1999
Clifton "Reece" Gaines is among the basketball players watching the Steve Francis waiting game.Gaines, a 6-foot-5 guard from Madison, Wis., with roots in Baltimore, plans to make a recruiting visit to Maryland around the Terps' Feb. 6 game against Virginia. The chances of his signing a letter of intent with Maryland in the late period from April 7 to May 15 probably hinge on playing time next season and whether Francis stays with the Terps or leaves for the NBA.The rumor mill regarding Francis has worked around the clock over the last week.
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By Paul McMullen and Paul McMullen,SUN STAFF | February 7, 1996
Maryland's recruiting class is expected to have one Parade All-American, but another got away from the Terps last night and committed to Syracuse.Damone Boone, a running back from Springfield, Va., was to discuss his choice between Maryland and Virginia Tech one last time with his mother last night. Frank Creneti, his coach at West Springfield High, said that Boone "was leaning to Maryland, absolutely," but that he would not announce his decision until today, when the letter-of-intent signing period begins.
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BY A SUN REPORTER | May 27, 2006
WASHINGTON -- President Bush is expected to raise more than $1 million for Maryland Republicans at a reception in Baltimore on Wednesday, party officials said yesterday. Bush, who is adding campaign events to his schedule as Republicans brace for tough contests in November, is expected to draw about 350 people to the Baltimore event, said John Kane, the state party chairman. White House and party officials declined to release information about the location of the reception. "We're glad to have the president come," Kane said.
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By Paul McMullen and Paul McMullen,SUN STAFF | June 6, 1996
The chance that Al Hawkins will one day quarterback Maryland's football team increased late Tuesday, when he was taken in the 15th round of baseball's free agent draft by the Milwaukee Brewers.Hawkins, a three-sport standout for Elizabeth (N.J.) High, made an oral commitment to play football for Maryland last February. He had been touted as one of the nation's best prep pitching prospects, but Hawkins' stock fell this spring, and he may take a football scholarship over the signing bonus that a small-market team would award a 15th-round draft pick.
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By Josh Stirn and Special to The Baltimore Sun | September 5, 2014
Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. Shaker Heights (Ohio) forward Esa Ahmad and his family traveled to College Park last Friday for a weekend-long visit that concluded earlier Sunday. “It was a great visit," said Ahmad's father, Ibby. "I'd rate it an A-plus. The staff came across real good. I got to meet a couple of the guys on the staff that I didn't meet before.
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By Jeff Ermann and Special to The Baltimore Sun | June 5, 2014
Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. Georgia Tech transfer Robert Carter has finished his two-day official visit to Maryland. "He just landed back in Thomasville [in Georgia]. He said it went great," said Winfred Jordan, Carter's former Amateur Athletic Union coach. "He thought the world of Mark Turgeon after getting the chance to sit down with him. " Carter's visit included the standard fare: tours of the campus, facilities and living quarters, as well as some social time with coaches and players.
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By Andrew Dzurita and Special to The Baltimore Sun | June 12, 2013
Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. Following his reclassification last year, Norristown (Pa.) Westtown School wing Jared Nickens has seen his recruitment take off, and is in the narrowing stages of deciding where he will play his college ball. Nickens, who scored 13 points during the underclassmen game at the Mary Kline Classic earlier this month, provided some insight into taking the extra year.
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By Don Markus and The Baltimore Sun | May 12, 2013
Former Memphis point guard Antonio Barton (Lake Clifton) wrote in a text Sunday to The Baltimore Sun that his visit to Maryland on Friday “went tremendous”. Barton wrote that he loved the campus and was impressed with Terps coach Mark Turgeon and his assistants as well as the academic support staff. A source said Barton has not committed to the Terps. Barton expects to graduate this summer and be eligible to play immediately next season. He is reportedly also considering Syracuse, Texas A&M and Kansas State.
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By Matt Bracken and The Baltimore Sun | November 28, 2012
St. Frances junior Dwayne Morgan took a trip down I-95 last weekend to check out Maryland's game against Georgia Southern. Morgan, a five-star prospect and the No. 3 small forward in the country according to Scout.com, apparently enjoyed his time in College Park. “It was a great visit. He had a chance to speak with the coaches. He loves the campus,” said Dwayne Wise , the general manager of Under Armour B'more's Finest, Morgan's AAU program. “He's a big fan of [Maryland coach Mark Turgeon ]
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By Jeff Ermann and Special to The Baltimore Sun | August 30, 2012
Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. When Maryland won the national championship in 2002, Dwayne Morgan was 7 years old. So while Morgan was aware the program has been successful, it hit home during his unofficial visit to College Park last weekend. “I learned about the history of the school and saw the Final Four floor and articles and things like that.
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January 16, 1992
Barkley, teammate threatened in barCharles Barkley and Philadelphia 76ers teammate Jayson Williams were embroiled in a barroom dispute yesterday in Chicago during which police said the players were threatened by a man wielding a knife.Williams said he had been advised by his lawyer not to comment. But he did say, "I wasn't charged, the [Chicago] man was charged." In response to a question about Barkley's part in the incident, Williams said, "Charles wasn't involved."Neither Barkley nor team officials commented.
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By Tom Pelton, Dan Thanh Dang and Kris Antonelli and By Tom Pelton, Dan Thanh Dang and Kris Antonelli,SUN STAFF | May 4, 1998
Wearing bright red vestments, Cardinal William H. Keeler officially began yesterday's send-off of the Whitbread fleet at Annapolis' City Dock, where he sprinkled holy water on the boats as crew members bowed their heads and the crowd grew silent."
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By Jeff Ermann and Special to The Baltimore Sun | June 5, 2012
Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. Maryland coach Mark Turgeon has handed out scholarship offers to a select group of 2014 prospects, and one of them - Cape Henry (Va.) sophomore Devon Hall - was on campus Friday for the first time. Hall got to meet with several staff and faculty members and spent some time mingling with Maryland's players.
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