1. Terps Can't Bear Up at Cal

    What went right on Saturday Night? Not too much if you are a Terp. I thought we were going to win the game. Not a smart prediction in the cold light of Tuesday morning. Overall The Terps ran into a buzzsaw on Saturday...

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  2. Terps Football Outlook For 2009

    It is football season again. In College Park, Maryland it is a season of change. Unlike last season when "the future is now", 2009 is one for the future. Many seniors and a key junior (Darius Heyward Bey)have moved on...

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  3. Capitals Play it Soft: The Gang of Three Reacts

    The Gang of Three was surprised and unhappy with the outcome of game seven of the Pens vs Caps series. Who is the Gang of Three? Well, there is me, Jor, and Mo...

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  4. Terrapin News and Notes on Basketball

    Two of more interesting stories out of College Park over the last few weeks have been DeShawn Painter (F/C) choosing NC State over the Terps and that Gary Williams has a twitter account. The Terps already have Stoglin and Ross for the 2010 back court duo.

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  5. Capitals Free Agent Shopping

    Part I At the end of this column, there is a list of 2009 free agents. In addition to FA's, the name of Chris Pronger (pictured above), who is currently with Anaheim, has come up in conversation ...

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  6. It Is "Over" Time for the Caps

    Who thought they would get to see Jose Threeormore in the game? I would bet that even he did not think that he would see any meaningful ice time. I am sure that there is a great future for the Caps...

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  7. Penguins-Capitals: The Greatest Game No One is Watching?

    If a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it, does it make a sound? No, this is not an old term paper from philosophy class. Here is a relavant question for tonights game seven of the Caps v...

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  8. Fashion Rule: ACC Changes Jersey Requirements

    A new rule for the ACC should make games more interesting to watch. I will call it the Fashion Rule. Starting this upcoming 2009 season, there is no longer a road and home jersey for football...

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  9. Pens-Caps Series Wearing Me out

    The kids love it. Hockey parties every couple of nights. No particular bedtime, just wait for the overtime to end. Horn blowing and cow bells in the house. It is like half of a vacation. Certainly the best soap opera in town...

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  10. Capitals—Penguins: Do or Die, Again

    Once again it is a "win it to be in it" night for the Capitals. This is the third such scenario in three playoff series over the past two years...

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  11. Caps Capturing Fans As Series With Pens Continues

    I have been a Caps fan for a long time. I was a minority in the Washington sports world. Now that the Capitals are making a run for Lord Stanley's Cup, it seems like the city has finally grasped hockey...

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  12. Varlamov Could Be The Answer to Capitals Goaltending Woes

    Pictured above is the best save of the 2009 playoffs and probably the best save the Capitals have ever made. Simeon Varlamov robbed "The Kid" Crosby and saved the game. He may have even "turned the worm" for the snake-bit franchise...

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  13. Simeon Varlamov Should Be a Hero in Washington

    Lost in all the thrill of the Caps' opening-round victory was the play of Simeon Varlamov. In Game Five, he pitched a shutout and only got the third star of the game...

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  14. NY Rangers-Washington Capitals: Game Five Images

    A rocking, red, roaring crowd filled the Verizon Center for Friday's game five. Little did they know that they would be back on Tuesday for game seven. Here are some of the photos from the phone booth...

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  15. Recruiting: All Under The Shell

    After Eric Hayes spends his four years in College Park, a new class is emerging for 2010 that has great promise. Guard rich and highly touted, Fall 2010 looks as promising as any in memory. Welcome to Terrence Ross from Montrose Christian...

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  16. Terps Go Deep in NFL Draft

    Darrius Heyward Bey was the seventh selection of the NFL Draft. He went to the Oakland Raiders. Terps cornerback Kevin Barnes, a native of Glen Burnie, Md., is a Redskin...

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  17. Still Looking Forward to Tomorrow: Rangers at Capitals

    You know, it's all about the kids. The photo is from Verizon Center on Saturday. Mo is wearing a white Caps road jersey, Jor has on the Ovie rookie jersey, and I am sporting my Brooks Laich home sweater...

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  18. Hit The Washington Post On Rangers V Caps

    Do you see the red goal posts and crossbar behind Simeon Varlamov? I am surprised that the Capitals have not blasted the paint off the posts with their 100 MPH slapshots...

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  19. Terps Springtime Football

    The spring game for the Terps is on Saturday. The temperature should be in the mid-80's by game time.How do you know it is spring in Washington? The Capitals are out of the playoffs, ...

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  20. Recruitng Coming Full Circle on the Terps

    Lefty was a great recruiter, but maybe not the best coach in the world. Gary is a great coach, but maybe not the best recruiter we have ever seen. In this season of renewal, Gary may be bringing in a class that we match anything Lefty could come up with..

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  21. Do You Feel a Draft...on the Redskins?

    I have written in this space before that there are many things to do with the 13th pick in Saturday's NFL Draft. For those that believe in the axiom that one should select the "best player available," I wonder how you find that player...

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  22. Capitals-Rangers: Caps will Win Series

    The series is over. The Caps have this one by the neck. The "spell" that was cast by the Great Henry of Goalie has been broken. It was just a matter of time until the Capitals finally broke through the jitters, lack of emphasis and the N...

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  23. Images from Game Two Rangers @ Capitals

    It was a great day to be at Verizon Center, even if I am a Caps fan. The Rangers beat the Capitals 1- 0 on Saturday. This show is a set of images from the experience of going to Verizon Center...

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  24. Who Will the Redskins Draft?

    If this photo inspires confidence, you may be Dan Snyder. Vinny Cerrato, pictured above, is our alleged de facto general manager...

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  25. Terps Recruiting Targets Still Undecided

    Lance Stephenson (pictured above), Terrell Vinson, and a few others are still undecided on their choices of college for the fall (2009). Lance seems to have it boiled down to Kansas, St John's (my pick for him), and now Memphis...

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