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The Eagles fire their coach, plus more in Wednesday's Maryland Minute.

Dismissed Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, probably plotting his move to Maryland as a midlevel offensive assistant.
Dismissed Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, probably plotting his move to Maryland as a midlevel offensive assistant.
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Hello from the other side. It's Wednesday, and here's the Maryland Minute

We've included a dosage of satire today.

Football

Chip Kelly fired: Philadelphia Eagles head coach is gone - Bleeding Green Nation
The Maryland football program still needs a running backs coach, receivers coach and offensive line coach. At this point, it's pretty clear that Kelly is the best candidate available. He's been associated with fast offenses for his entire career, and who's better to work with presumptive Maryland starting running back Ty Johnson than Kelly? Get it done, Terps.

He can also coach in the Big Ten, Matt.

Rivals analyst projects Dwayne Haskins will stick around at Maryland
Some good tidings here for Maryland fans worried about the quarterback going elsewhere.

Basketball

As Big Ten play begins, Maryland’s offense is still evolving – Washington Post
The Terps are a ways away from a finished product.

Gary Williams is impressed by how mature Diamond Stone has been – CSN Mid-Atlantic
The former head coach on the current freshman center.

Terps Hoop Scoop: Where Does the 2017 Class Stand? – Inside Maryland Sports
There's a lot of opportunity here for Maryland. ($)

Maryland basketball still in contention for 5-star SG Josh Jackson - Testudo Times
The Terps aren't out of the running for the country's best player in the 2016 class.

Maryland vs. Penn State preview: Terps start Big Ten schedule with Nittany Lions - Testudo Times
Oh, and there's basketball tonight.

Also

The Terrifying Storm That Will Melt the North Pole This Week - The Atlantic
No, for real. Read this.

Maritime ‘Repo Men’: A Last Resort for Stolen Ships - The New York Times
I found this kind of mind-blowing, too. Tuesday was that kind of day.