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Undrafted out of Maryland, JC Jackson Now a Starter
Jan 30, 2019

Undrafted out of Maryland, JC Jackson Now a Starter

After going undrafted out of Maryland, Patriots rookie cornerback JC Jackson never anticipated having the role he’s taken on late in the season, as New England gets ready to take on the Rams in Super Bowl LIII.

Countess is ‘Swiss Army Knife’ of Rams’ Special Teams
Jan 29, 2019

Countess is ‘Swiss Army Knife’ of Rams’ Special Teams

“He’s our Swiss Army knife,” Rams special teams coach John Fassel said of Blake Countess, who graduated from Good Counsel High School in 2011.

Book Review: Jane Leavy’s ‘The Big Fella’
Dec 11, 2018

Book Review: Jane Leavy’s ‘The Big Fella’

Ethan Cadeaux reviews Jane Leavy’s book, “The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created,” and says it’s evident Ruth’s impact on pop culture was just as powerful off the field as it was on the diamond.

Women Talk Challenges in Sports Media Industry
Dec 5, 2018

Women Talk Challenges in Sports Media Industry

The Big Ten Network and the Association for Women in Sports media hosted a panel Nov. 30 to discuss the challenges facing women in the industry.

Future Broadcasters Being Groomed at UMD
Dec 3, 2018

Future Broadcasters Being Groomed at UMD

The BTN Student U program is a Big Ten initiative that helps give students at all Big Ten schools an opportunity to gain professional skills in the media industry.

Povich Symposium Discusses Race in Sports
Nov 14, 2018

Povich Symposium Discusses Race in Sports

DeMaurice Smith, the executive director of the NFL Players Association, called the Rooney Rule “a sham” during the 13th annual Shirley Povich Symposium at the University of Maryland Nov. 13.