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George Solomon’s Farewell to Class of 2019
  • George Solomon bids farewell to the Class of 2019 and asks some experts in the business what the future of journalism looks like.

George Solomon Remembers Dan Jenkins
  • George Solomon reflects on the life of Dan Jenkins, who died Thursday at the age of 90, saying Jenkins was always approachable, never boastful about anything he’d written or done.

George Solomon’s Advice: Write Often and Read
  • George Solomon’s advice to future journalists is to write often, broadcast and produce when you can, and read.

Covering Sports; Different Time, Different World
  • The recent hiring of Maryland football coach Mike Locksley has George Solomon reflecting on the difference between covering sports now and in the past.

George Solomon: Remembering the Life of Jack Zane
  • George Solomon reflects on the life of former Maryland athletics sports information director Jack Zane. Who died on Tuesday at the age of 87.

George Solomon: Evaluating Jordan McNair Coverage
  • Not since the tragic death of Len Bias has the University of Maryland and its athletic department been under such close media scrutiny. But that’s been the case since the death of Jordan McNair, 19, a sophomore offensive tackle.

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Soccer’s Journey onto American Television
  • Across the world, television has enjoyed a long, fruitful relationship with sports, dating back to its experimental origins in the 1920s and 1930s. It would take some time, however, before soccer would make its way onto American television.

Povich vs. Auto Racing: The Disaster of ‘64
  • Perhaps no other sportswriter sought to put an end to the sport he was covering as much as Shirley Povich wanted to put an end to organized auto racing in the 1950s and 1960s.

Defense Dominates as Patriots Top Rams, 13-3
  • The New England Patriots captured their sixth championship in the past 17 years with a 13-3 win over the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII.

Super Bowl LIII Features Youth vs. Experience
  • Super Bowl LIII features the perfect combination of youth vs. experience, with Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s nine super bowl appearances outnumbering the entire Rams roster.

Super Bowl Stars Competed in Different Environment
  • Most of the four Maryland high school products playing in Sunday’s Super Bowl were in school less than a decade ago, but were competing in a high school football landscape that looks much different than today’s.

John Johnson: From Northwestern High to Super Bowl
  • John Johnson, once a standout on the basketball court at Prince George’s County’s Northwestern High School, has become a rising star at safety for the Los Angeles Rams entering Super Bowl LIII.

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