Category: Sports

Maryland Rides Big Performances from Fernando and Cowan Jr. in Comeback Win

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Things extremely looked bleak for the Maryland Terrapins for most of the first half. The Terps trailed the 22nd ranked Indiana Hoosiers by 14 with only 7 minutes remaining in the first half.

However, the fans and the players in College Park simply wouldn’t go away in what was arguably UMD’s biggest game of the season to date. Not only were the Terps facing their second highest ranked opponent of the season and a conference opponent, but Alabama graduate transfer quarterback Jalen Hurts was also in attendance.

The Terps come from behind win was led by sophomore forward Bruno Fernando and junior guard Anthony Cowan Jr. Fernando poured in a career-high 25 points and added 13

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Cincinnati Caps Historic Season with Victory over Virginia Tech in the Military Bowl

The 2018 Cincinnati Bearcats arrived at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium looking to put the finishing touches on a historic season. With a win in the game, the Bearcats (10-2) would match the school’s second highest single-season win total. That was a possibility that didn’t seem probable after an underwhelming 4-8 record in Head Coach Luke Fickell’s first season. However, quick turnarounds are not unheard of at the Group of 5 level with coaches like Scott Frost and P.J. Fleck leading major turnarounds after a disappointing debut season.

The Bearcats entered Monday’s Military Bowl as 6.5 point favorites over opponent Virginia Tech. It was the 11th meeting of the two programs with Virginia Tech holding a 6-5 edge in the all-time

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Army Rolls Over the Midshipmen for 3rd straight season

Philadelphia, Penn. – This is known as American’s Game, filled with tradition.

For the 119thtime Army versus Navy took place on the gridiron.

It’s the only game where everyone on the field is a hero.

“The March On” happened a few minutes after 2:30 on Saturday; U.S. Military Academy Cadets and the Midshipmen of Navy marched onto the pristine green playing field. The country’s future military leaders, warriors and brothers and sisters in arms move onto the field in cadence in a manner so precise that it captures the entire crowd’s attention in awe.

For fun and entertainment, the two schools continue a tradition that no other game has when the complete “the prisoner exchange” as seven exchange …

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Diamondbacks Trade All-Star Goldschmidt To Cardinals

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired RHP Luke Weaver (@DreamWeava7), C Carson Kelly (@carskelly), INF Andrew Young (@AndyjYoung15) and a 2019 Competitive Balance Round B draft pick (No. 6) from the St. Louis Cardinals for INF Paul Goldschmidt. The D-backs’ 40-man roster is now at 37.

“I would like to personally thank Paul Goldschmidt for everything he did as a D-back,” said D-backs Executive Vice President & General Manager Mike Hazen. “It’s not often you come across a player of his caliber who carries himself with such selflessness and humility, both on and off the field, while representing the organization and the state of Arizona.”

Weaver, 25, was 7-11 with a 4.95 ERA (75 ER in 136.1 IP) and …

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Dwayne Haskins Sets Three Records as Ohio State Tops Northwestern

The Ohio State Buckeyes defeated the Northwestern Wildcats late Saturday night, earning their second straight Big Ten title–and third in five years–at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

Buckeyes quarterback Dwayne Haskins further pushed his name into the minds of Heisman voters with an elite-caliber performance against a lacking Northwestern secondary, setting Big Ten Championship Game records for completions (34), passing yards (499), and touchdowns (5).

Ohio State jumped to an early lead, marching down the field and scoring their first touchdown of the game in less than five minutes.

Northwestern brought the game even when running back John Moten IV found a hole and ran 77 yards for a touchdown.

The Buckeyes went on to score 17 more points before …

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