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2016 Olympic Games next big challenge facing Brazil

...lingered for years and would not have happened without the Olympics.Dennis Coates, a sports economist at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, warns against countries bidding for mega events like the Olympics or World Cup on the premise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-07-15/2016-olympic-games-next-
Carolina Coliseum to serve as basketball practice court for Gamecocks' teams

...who died of a drug overdose soon after being the No. 2 pick in the 1986 NBA Draft, will be inducted into the University of Maryland Hall of Fame.Bias, who left as the school's career scoring leader, was among eight players announced by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-17/carolina-coliseum-serve-b
AP survey: China's lending bubble could threaten US and global economies if not defused

...services."It's what we've been calling on them to do," said Phillip Swagel, an economics professor at the University of Maryland and former Treasury Department official.Among the economists' other views that emerged from the AP survey...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-28/ap-survey-chinas-lending-b
NFL focuses on player conduct rules

...practice three days ago, has died while in a coma. He was 19. The freshman from Knoxville, Tenn., died at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore on Tuesday. BEARS: Agreed to a four-year contract with Pro Bowl defensive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-03-26/nfl-focuses-player-conduc
Georgia receiver Mitchell will miss rest of spring practice with leg injury

...back collapsed during spring practice Saturday and was airlifted to a hospital.Will McKamey was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Unit, according to a Navy official. He was receiving medical care Saturday night. COURTS: Former...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-03-22/georgia-receiver-mitchell
Marvis Lynes

...to his enlistment in the US Army in July 1944. Col. Lynes further attended the US Army Ordinance School, the University of Maryland (Deans List), the US Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, GA, and the Army War College, Carlisle Barracks...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170424659
Jacqueline Hawkins

...also a member of the Order of Eastern Star and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland. She leaves to cherish her memory a loving father and mother-in-law Mr. Walden Anderson and Ms. Martha...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170582957
Maryland files Atlantic Coast Conference over its exit

The University of Maryland has filed a $157 million counterclaim against the Atlantic Coast Conference, alleging the league tried to recruit two Big Ten...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-01-14/maryland-files-atlantic-c
Clemson chooses Jim Clements of WVU as new president

Jim Clements, the president of West Virginia University since 2009, will take the helm at Clemson University in January, the school announced Monday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-11/clemson-chooses-jim-clements-
Squirrel invasion sweeping Georgia

...Smithsonian Institution's Center for Short-Lived Phenomena, according to a study launched that year by the University of Maryland's Natural Resources Institute.The migration 45 years ago spawned the same types of reports officials are receiving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-10-27/squirrel-invasion-sweeping-g