Tuesday Morning’s Crabs and Beer

March 24, 2009 | Glenn Clark

Maryland 86, Utah 72

I don’t normally pick the Maryland women’s basketball games; but sometimes I think a game warrants discussion. This one falls into that category. This Maryland team isn’t gonna lose at Comcast Center. No chance.

Let’s see what everyone else has to say…..

Best of Monday’s WNST Blogs:

Rex Snider has some questions for Angelos

Glenn Clark wonders if anyone DOESN’T want Vasquez back

Bob Haynie thinks Birds should be ‘more flexible’ in negotiations

Drew Forrester says Trembley claimed some of Twins’ hits ‘wind-aided’

Keith Melchior not interested in waiting until 2011

Nestor Aparicio says Ravens don’t want to wait around in Pittsburgh hotel all day

Chris Bonetti says hype machine for Wieters in further overdrive

Ed Frankovic says Caps ‘on track’ to finish 2nd in East

ORIOLES:says Guthrie to make two more starts this Spring

The Official Site’s Spencer Fordin

The Official Site’s Kelly Thesier says Guthrie, Eaton rocked by Twins

The Official Site provides numerical evidence of loss

The Official Site’s Spencer Fordin says Eaton no closer to solidifying rotation spot

The Sun’s Jeff Zrebiec says Trembley thinks Guthrie has ‘catching up to do’

The Sun’s Jeff Zrebiec says Eaton gave up 3 home runs in 6th inning of Birds’ loss

The Sun’s Jeff Zrebiec says Uehara, Birds to face Nationals today

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says Orioles could have greater offensive output

The Sun’s Rick Maese says Pujols, Webb amongst free agents scheduled to be available for O’s in ‘11

The Sun’s Dean Jones Jr. says Moore homered off Liriano in loss

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says Huff not thinking about ‘contract year’

The AP says Hendrickson closer to reaching rotation

ESPN.com’s Buster Olney says O’s have talent coming

RAVENS:says Flacco traveled to College Park Monday to work out with Heyward-Bey

The Official Site’s Mike Duffy

The Sun’s Rick Maese imagines Liotta as Bisciotti

The Sun says Steelers will open season against Titans, not Ravens

Examiner Steve DeClue says Bisciotti expects Ravens to extend Suggs, Mason

Examiner Phil Macek says Bisciotti won’t care about ticket prices until fans stop going to games

Carroll County Times’ Aaron Wilson says Ravens have workout set up with Utah CB Sean Smith

ESPN.com’s James Walker would have rather seen Ravens face Steelers in opener

ESPN.com’s James Walker says Ravens didn’t get compensatory picks

ESPN.com’s James Walker thinks Ravens didn’t want to see Heinz Field ceremony

ESPN.com’s James Walker thinks Ravens might have ‘solid trio of athletic corners’

TERRAPINS WOMEN’S BASKETBALL:previews tonight’s NCAA Tournament 2nd round game against Utah

The Official Site

The Official Site offers complete Terps-Utes release (pdf)says Toliver ‘ruthless’ with basketball

The Sun’s Childs Walker

Washington Post’s Camille Powell says another ‘big crowd’ expected at Comcast Center tonight

Washington Post’s Camille Powell says Utes looking for revenge from 2006 NCAA Tournament

The AP says Toliver, Coleman playing official last game at Comcast Center tonight

The Diamondback’s Aaron Kraut says students get free pizza at tonight’s game

Washington Post’s Dan Steinberg wonders if Terps getting enough recognition

Washington Post’s Camille Powell says more fans attended first round games at Comcast Center than any other arena

Washington Times’ Mike Fratto picks Terps 73-60

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Terps haven’t been as good as UConn; but better than Baylor, Tennessee

DC Examiner’s Craig Stouffer says assistant Daron Park was on Utah staff when Terps beat Utes in ’06 Tournament

DC Examiner’s Rick Snider says ‘ultimate plan’ for Toliver is to get into coaching

TERRAPINS BASKETBALL:says future Terps Padgett, Williams; target Vinson to play at Towson Center

The Sun’s Matt Bracken

The Sun’s Matt Bracken says Terps target Stephenson, commit Padgett won championship over weekend

The Sun’s Jeff Barker says Stephenson to announce on April Fool’s Day

The Diamondback’s Mark Selig says Terps ‘overachieved’ by avoiding NIT

Washington Post’s Steve Yanda says Vasquez ‘vital component’ of Terps’ success

Washington Post’s Steve Yanda says Vasquez now rooting for Memphis

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Terps’ success next season likely hinges on Vasquez’s return

TERRAPINS FOOTBALL:says Terps open Spring practice today in College Park

The Official Site

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says defensive adjustments under Brown will be part of Spring changes

ESPN.com’s Heather Dinich says Terps must find replacement for Edwin Williams

Scout.com’s Ed Thompson says DHB turning into ‘complete’ prospect

Terrapin Times’ Dan Painter profiles NJ athlete Sibilia (must subscribe)previews Spring safeties (must subscribe)says Groot named ACC Player of the Week

Terrapin Times’ Mark Clem

TERRAPINS LACROSSE:

The Official Site

The Diamondback’s Michael Katz says Terps fighting injury bug

UMBC LACROSSE:says Hopmann named America East Player of the Week

The Official Site

TOWSON LACROSSE:says Bill McCutcheon honored by CAA

The Sun’s Edward Lee

NAVY FOOTBALL:recaps first day of Spring practice (must subscribe)says AC Milan to face Chelsea in friendly at M&T Bank Stadium July 24

Go Mids’ Adam Nettina

SOCCER:

Washington Post’s Steven Goff

SOME QUICK THOUGHTS:

-Don’t get me started on Peter Angelos’ comments that the Orioles would wait until 2011 to make a ‘free agent splash.’ Wait until your team gets better to improve??? That’s a solid philosophy.

-I will definitely check out the AC Milan-Chelsea game in July. I’m really interested in finding out how many tickets they expect to sell to this game.

Talk to you tomorrow.

-G

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