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Big Ten, PAC-12 suspend football seasons due to COVID-19

By Nolan Wick | Sept. 2, 2020, 9:56 a.m. | In College »

Both conferences voted to suspend their seasons due to COVID-19


Should the College Football Playoff be expanded to include more teams?

By Billy Scott | Feb. 1, 2020, 10 p.m. | In College »

The expanded playoff could include six or more teams


MoCo running back enrolls early to UMD

By Benjamin Yokoyama | May 17, 2016, 2:19 p.m. | In College »

After setting records and winning the Maryland 3A state championship for the Damascus Swarmin' Hornets this past fall sports season, local running back Jake Funk is poised to make an impact at the college level. The former high schooler enrolled early for the spring semester at the University of Maryland, where he committed in October.


SCO College Basketball Preview

By Charles Lott | Nov. 11, 2015, 5:47 p.m. | In College »

Even in though the season has yet to begin, it's not too early to start getting pumped for the 2016 March Madness tournament. Listed below are the schools to look for this year in college basketball.


2015 March Madness Preview

By Robert Pfefferle, Ross Cohen-Kristiansen, Samuel Popper | March 17, 2015, 11:58 a.m. | In College »

March Madness is finally here!


2014-2015 College Basketball Season Preview

By Samuel Popper | Dec. 3, 2014, 1:12 p.m. | In College »

Kentucky appears to be the clear favorite. However, see if any up and coming teams were able to knock the Wildcats out of SCO's Final Four preseason picks.


2014 March Madness Preview

By Abel Chanyalew | March 19, 2014, 10:30 p.m. | In College »

We've reached the middle of March, which means the Madness is upon us. Very few things are as widely associated with each other as college basketball and the third month of the year, and now it's time to take a deeper look at this year's field.


2013-2014 College Basketball Preview

By Ross Cohen-Kristiansen Abel Chanyalew | Nov. 19, 2013, 1:46 p.m. | In College »

One of the most exciting and unpredictable sports seasons is upon us and Silver Chips Online has got you covered with our experts' analysis. Regardless, college basketball experts Ross Cohen-Kristiansen and Abel Chanyalew give you their take of the nation's top 10 teams as well as the hometown Maryland Terrapins.


2013 College football preview

By Abel Chanyalew | Aug. 29, 2013, 11:13 p.m. | In College »

Overshadowed by the pros, college football is seemingly neglected and seen as a lesser sport because the players are "amateurs". In reality, college football is just as exciting and entertaining as the NFL.


UMD: Money over everything

By Jacob Buchholz | Nov. 21, 2012, 10:04 a.m. | In College »

On Monday, the University of Maryland announced that it will be accepting its invitation to join the Big Ten Conference for all sports, beginning with the 2014-2015 school year. It ends Maryland's 59-year run with the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), since it was a founding member in 1953.


SCO Madness

By Eli Schwadron | March 30, 2012, 10:56 a.m. | In College »

Each year, a nation of college basketball crazies celebrate March by filling out brackets and entering pools. The Silver Chips Online staff followed suit.


NCAA Basketball Preview

By Jacob Buchholz | Nov. 13, 2011, 12:21 p.m. | In College »

College basketball is back again, and in all likelihood, it will be the only basketball to watch this winter. But this should should be a great year of hoops. SCO's NCAA buff, Jacob, took a look at the Associated Press's (AP) Preseason Poll and gave his take on the top 10.


Conquering the summit

By Myla Sapp | Sept. 18, 2011, 12:44 p.m. | In College »

Legendary women's basketball coach Pat Summitt has been diagnosed with symptoms of early-onset Alzheimer's disease, but she plans to continue coaching the Lady Volunteers for as long as she possibly can.


Turgeon's terps

By Eli Schwadron | June 5, 2011, 9:01 a.m. | In College »

On May 5, legendary college basketball coach Gary Williams announced his decision to retire after a 22-year tenure at the University of Maryland. Four days later, Maryland announced it had found a replacement: former Texas A&M head coach Mark Turgeon.


BCS Bowl Predictions

By Greg Kohn Anshul Sood | Dec. 28, 2008, midnight | In College »

An up and down college football season is coming to an end with the annual bowl games. The Oklahoma Sooners and Florida Gators are set to square off for the national title. We here at SCO hope that our coverage of the BCS bowl games and the FedEx National Championship Game will help hardcore college football fans and newcomers as well.


BCS or BS?

By Greg Kohn | Nov. 24, 2008, midnight | In College »

It might be forever remembered as Obama's first agenda item. "I think that it is about time that we have playoffs in college football," the President-elect said on the eve of his historic election. "I am fed up with these computer rankings and this, that and the other. Get eight teams…get a playoff, decide on a national champion."


ACC men's basketball preview 2008-2009

By Greg Kohn Jenny Williams | Oct. 29, 2008, midnight | In College »

In preparation for another thrilling season of college basketball, we at Silver Chips have taken a gander at the ACC and put together previews for the league's 12 teams. Tyler Hansbrough and the Tarheels will seek to set the pace, but other strong squads, like perennial powerhouse Duke and a completely intact starting lineup at Wake Forest, promise to make the season interesting.


Final Four Preview

By Anshul Sood | April 4, 2008, midnight | In College »

In the preseason polls, they were the top four ranked teams. When the NCAA men's tournament began, they were the four number one seeds. And now they make up the Final Four. UCLA, Kansas, UNC, and Memphis have stayed atop the college ranks all season, but only one will be crowned the champion. If you can't understand Dick Vitale, then Silver Chips Online is the place for all your Final Four needs.


'08 BCS Bowl Predictions

By Sean Howard Anshul Sood | Jan. 1, 2008, midnight | In College »

With the NFL regular season wrapping up, it's easy to forget that the college football regular season is already over. While there are no playoffs in the BCS, there are bowl games for eligible teams, as well as the national championship game. This year's championship matchup features two two-loss teams in LSU and Ohio State, which leads to many questions in the BCS. What about undefeated Hawaii? Should there be a playoff system? Such topics are not for us to debate, so we'll take the bowls for what they're worth. We, backed by our SCO expertise, will take a look at the four main bowl games and the national championship game, picking a winner in each while pitching in our two cents. If ESPN analysts leave you confused, we hope these simplified explanations will give you a better idea of what each team brings to the field.


2007 Heisman Preview

By Andrew Kung Nitin Sukumar | Dec. 8, 2007, midnight | In College »

It's been one of the most memorable seasons of college football to date, with a flurry of unimaginable upsets and shuffling in the rankings. But like every year, the top performers in the sport have incredible seasons, and will be rewarded for such, with college football's most prestigious award, the Heisman Trophy. This year's Heisman candidates include last year's runner-up, a record-breaking sophomore and two quarterbacks from unheralded programs.


ACC Men's Basketball Preview 07-08

By Jenny Williams | Nov. 24, 2007, midnight | In College »

ACC Men's Basketball Preview 2007-2008


Maryland finishes season with bowl bid

By Elsi Wu | Dec. 8, 2006, midnight | In College »

After hopes of an ACC title were dashed by a final regular season loss to Wake Forest, Maryland advances to the post-season and the Champs Sports Bowl against Purdue in Orlando on Dec. 29.


The official NCAA Final Four preview

By Ethan Kuhnhenn, Abe Schwadron, Josh Zipin | April 1, 2006, midnight | In College »

In a year with an unusually large amount of upsets, and the Cinderella of all Cinderella's in George Mason, the SCO sports experts give you team-by-team breakdowns and does its best to predict (very humbly) the future.


Ex-Springbrook star Campbell heads to Final Four

By Abe Schwadron | March 29, 2006, midnight | In College »

Less than three years ago, before George Mason guard Folarin Campbell was lighting up the scoreboard on the national stage (he dropped 15 points against the Huskies), he was wreaking havoc on the Blazers as a member of Blair's arch-rival from a few miles up the road, the Springbrook Blue Devils.


Snubbed

By Phillip Allen | March 16, 2006, midnight | In College »

As 65 teams get geared up for this year's NCAA Tournament, here are a few schools that were left pouting in their dorm rooms.

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