The Colonials are in great position to make the NCAA Tournament, which is huge for a program that was just hoping to make the Atlantic 10 Tournament two years ago.
When the Terps visit No. 8 Duke in Cameron Indoor Stadium on Saturday for the final time after 60 years as ACC foes, it will truly be the end of an exciting era in Maryland basketball history.
If record-breaking running back Alfred Morris was the biggest surprise for the Redskins in 2012, tight end Jordan Reed played that part in Washington in 2013.
Joe Jacoby, the standout left tackle of the Hogs during the Redskins’ glory days in the 1980s, will learn Thursday night whether he will finally become a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame for the first time.
The joint success of outside linebackers Brian Orakpo and Ryan Kerrigan has been the exception rather than the rule, and that’s one of the Redskins’ problems this season.
Fifteen years ago, London Fletcher was a squatty rookie free agent from a Division III school.
The Caps put themselves in the predicament of having to win Game 7 Monday at Verizon Center by losing Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals 1-0 to the Rangers Sunday in New York.
Cornerback David Amerson and safeties Phillip Thomas and Bacarri Rambo, three of the first six players chosen by the Redskins in last month’s NFL draft, understand why they’re wearing burgundy and gold.
The march of time really hit home this past weekend in the person of the long-shot center who was wearing No. 69 during rookie minicamp at Redskins Park.
Back before the NFL established a scheduling formula as part of the divisional realignment of 2002, there were always plenty of nerves for the Redskins before they learned the identity of each season’s opponents. But having an idea of the schedule before it’s released does nothing to diminish the pitfalls of a rigorous NFL season.