Maryland Minute - 6.5.13 - Former Terps Torrey Smith & LaQuon Williams to Visit the White House Today

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In today's MM we touch on: Torrey Smith & LaQuon Williams visiting the White House as members of the Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens; envision a basketball future featuring Dion Wiley, Phil Booth and Romelo Trimble, and much more.

Super Bowl Champion Ravens to Visit White House Wednesday - Baltimore Sun
Former Terps Torrey Smith and LaQuan Williams will be chillin' out max and relaxin' all cool with President Obama today. P.S. that link has no mention of Smith or Williams, that was the best link I could find.

Terps pitching AAU teammates Dion Wiley, Phil Booth on playing together
Wiley + Booth + Trimble = a lot of winning.

Maryland coaches talk Big Ten men’s and women’s lacrosse

Monday afternoon, men’s Coach John Tillman and women’s Coach Cathy Reese participated in a conference call, expressing their enthusiasm for the move and shedding light on just how the Terps helped make the Johns Hopkins addition possible.

Cool how Maryland got the B1G to make this Hopkins move.

Most important game: Maryland - ACC Blog - ESPN
Heather Dinich looks at what she thinks Maryland's most important game is this season and decides it's the Nov. 30th game at NC State. Most important? Hard to say that. It could end up being the most important. Most emotionally charged? Probably. Speaking of Debbie Yow...

Hurricanes ‘did the best we could’ in submitting home dates to NHL | ProHockeyTalk

But NCSU Athletic Director Debbie Yow claimed so many dates for possible Wolfpack games this year that Gale Force says it doesn’t have enough dates for hockey games, let alone other events.

Sounds about right.

ACC football releases rotating cross-division schedule details through 2024 - SBNation.com
More reason you should be happy Maryland is leaving the ACC. This rotating cross-division schedule is terrible. If we'd stayed, we'd have played Virginia (cross-rival) yearly (although it may have been Pitt), along with FSU, Clemson, State, Syracuse, Wake, and BC. Sorry, playing Michigan. Ohio State, PSU, Wisconsin, Michigan State, etc. is far superior to that. And anyone who thinks that because Maryland has struggled the last few years means they can't compete in the Big Ten, that's a terrible way to think about this. Byrd will be sold out for every game, they'll have more money to invest in the program, and as long as they continue to lock down the state of Maryland, they'll be fine.

Eddie Vanderdoes-Notre Dame case proof National Letter of Intent unfair - College Football - Andy Staples - SI.com
This is a big issue that might eventually be revisited - the one-sided nature of the National Letter of Intent. Andy Staples breaks down how awful the LOI is for student athletes.

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