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MM 8.5: Maryland Athletics continues to yield negative COVID-19 testing results

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This is the Maryland Minute, a short story followed by a roundup of Terps-related news.

Nebraska v Maryland

Maryland Athletics released its latest COVID-19 testing results Tuesday, and the data continues to show a move in the right direction.

Every one of the 227 student-athletes and athletics staff that underwent screening from the University Health Center on July 27 tested negative.

Of the 964 total tests conducted since June, there have been 12 positive results — a rate of 1.2 percent. No individual has tested positive since the batch of testing conducted from July 14-15.

While Maryland continues to produce negative results, other schools around the Big Ten haven’t been as fortunate. Rutgers has had 28 players test positive over the past week, leading to a quarantine of the entire team. Michigan State had to do the same following an outbreak. Northwestern shut down all football workouts after a positive test this week, and Ohio State has done the same.

In other news

I profiled linebacker Ayinde ‘Ace’ Eley as we continue our Maryland football 2020 season preview series.

Wes talked to four-star JUCO cornerback De’Jahn Warren about his recruitment process.

The NCAA Board of Governors has yet to make a decision regarding 2020 fall championships.

Maryland football had its annual photoshoot Tuesday.

DJ Moore is getting primed for his third season in the NFL.

You can check out his press conference at the second part of this video.

Former Maryland women’s basketball players saw WNBA action Tuesday night.

Several former Terps were in action for the Premier Lacrosse League Tuesday. Here are some of the highlights.