Wednesday Morning’s Crabs and Beer

March 25, 2009 | Glenn Clark

Please check out my Toliver vs. Dixon blog from last night. It was a great night at Comcast Center; and it has been a lot of fun attending women’s games while Kristi Toliver and Marissa Coleman have played there. REALLY special in fact.

Let’s see what everyone has to say….

Best of Tuesday’s WNST Blogs:

Chris Bonetti surprised to hear Terp women ‘eat kids’ (HUH?)

Glenn Clark wonders if Juan Dixon or Toliver had greater Maryland career

Drew Forrester wonders if fans will choose to buy Orioles tickets

Nestor Aparicio ate breakfast with John Harbaugh

Nestor Aparicio says PSL owners get first chance to buy AC Milan-Chelsea tickets

Thyrl Nelson would have rather Ravens want to play opener at Heinz Field

Bryan Powell says Gulls had just one goal lead late in win over York

Ed Frankovic says Caps fall to Maple Leafs in shootout north of the border

ORIOLES:

The Official Site’s Spencer Fordin says Uehara solid, but Birds falls to Nats

The Official Site provides numerical evidence of loss

The Official Site’s Spencer Fordin says Baines to enter Orioles Hall of Fame

The Official Site’s Spencer Fordin says Uehara shows no lingering effects from injury

The Official Site’s Spencer Fordin says Eaton, Baez, Hendrickson, Simon, Penn, Bass final candidates for rotation spots

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says loss to Nationals 7th straight in Spring Training for O’s

The Sun’s Jeff Zrebiec says Birds playing intrasquad game today with Sherrill, Bass, Pauley, Liz, Hill, Walker, Waters, McCrory, Mickolio all pitching (anybody else available?)

The Sun’s Jeff Zrebiec says Pauley now out of mix for rotation

The Sun says former Oriole/Brooks Robinson mentor George Kell passes away

The Sun’s Dean Jones Jr. says Simon, Wieters continue strong Grapefruit League play

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says Baines hit .301 in parts of 7 seasons during Orioles tenure

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says Kranitz happy with Uehara’s performance

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says Uehara worked in new changeup during outing

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says Nationals’ Shairon Martis dominated Birds

Examiner Tony Wisniewski says Kell finished Hall of Fame career with Orioles

RAVENS:

The Official Site’s Mike Duffy says 52 in Owings Mills for offseason conditioning work

The Official Site’s Mike Duffy says L.J. Smith feels ‘renewed’ by joining Ravens

The Official Site’s Mike Duffy says Gooden has ‘big shoes to fill’ in replacing Scott

Carroll County Times’ Aaron Wilson says Gaither gets performance bonus of $300,000

ESPN.com’s James Walker says Ravens have reason to be concerned about Pace

ESPN.com’s James Walker says Steelers’ Tomlin thinks Ravens favorite in AFC North

TERRAPINS WOMEN’S BASKETBALL:

The AP says Coleman, Toliver winners in final Comcast Center game to advance to Sweet 16

The Official Site provides numerical evidence of win over Utah

The Official Site says Coleman, Toliver Wade Award nominees

Washington Post’s Camille Powell says 10,000+ see Terps advance in NCAA Tournament

The Sun’s Rick Maese says Vanderbilt next for Terps after win over Utes

Diamondback’s Aaron Kraut says Tournament run now heads to Raleigh

Diamondback’s Greg Schimmel disappointed crowd at Comcast Center wasn’t bigger last night

Washington Post’s Mike Wise says Coleman, Toliver finish career with 65-3 record at home in College Park

Washington Post’s Dan Steinberg says women’s locker room very different than men’s at Comcast Center

Washington Times’ Mike Fratto says Terps head to RBC Center next to face Commodores

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Terps best with Strickland on floor vs. Utes

DC Examiner’s Craig Stouffer says Coleman scored 18 points, grabbed 18 boards in win

ESPN.com’s Mechelle Voepel says Terps only ACC team left in Sweet 16

Turtle Sports Report’s Seth Hoffman says Utes never got closer than 14 in 2nd half

TERRAPINS FOOTBALL:

The Sun’s Jeff Barker says Franklin has $1 million guarantee to succeed Friedgen

The Sun’s Jeff Barker says Kenny Tate decides to stay at safety

Diamondback’s Eric Detweiler says QB Turner leads group of 14 seniors in final Spring session

Diamondback’s Eric Detweiler says Terps trying to replace 31 seniors, DHB

Washington Post’s Eric Prisbell says Jamarr Robinson trying to nail down backup QB job this Spring

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Moten only veteran at LB this Spring

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says LB Jeff Clement won’t return for Fall

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Dion Armstrong, Bruce Campbell studying this Spring, not practicing

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says with Tate back; Terps have plenty of depth at safety

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Meggett, Tate, Perez amongst players switching numbers

Terrapin Times’ Keith Cavanaugh says Kerr practices for first time as Terp Tuesday (must subscribe)

TERRAPINS BASKETBALL:

The Sun’s Jeff Barker says Gary gets $300,000 from school for making appearances

Washington Post’s Steve Yanda says Neal performed in ACC season despite being ‘overmatched’

Washington Post’s Steve Yanda says Terps need to get more ‘consistency’ from Bowie

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Terps were best with Hayes on floor this season

Turtle Sports Report’s Brian Kapur catches up with big man prospect Will Regan (must subscribe)

TOWSON LACROSSE:

The Official Site says Rob Wheeler makes 14 stops as Tigers get past Bucknell

UMBC LACROSSE:

Inside Lacrosse’s Terry Foy thinks Wimer midseason All-American

LOYOLA LACROSSE:

The Official Site previews’ Hounds-Syracuse showdown Saturday

SALISBURY LACROSSE:

The Official Site says Gulls squeak by York to remain undefeated

COPPIN BASKETBALL:

The Official Site
says Fang Mitchell to enter Gloucester County (NJ) Hall of Fame

NAVY FOOTBALL:

Annapolis Capital’s Bill Wagner says plebe Brady DeMell listed as starter at center

Go Mids’ Adam Nettina says Midshipmen QB’s behind Dobbs have no experience

SOCCER:

Ravens Official Site says Chelsea-AC Milan tickets range from $35-$125

The Sun’s Childs Walker says M&T Bank Stadium friendly to be broadcast by ESPN

BALTIMORE MARINERS:

The Official Site’s John Wolfe previews trip to face Stampede is Harrisburg this weekend

HORSE RACING:

Examiner Steve DeClue hopes state renews Pimlico, keeps Preakness in town

SOME QUICK THOUGHTS:

-Was REALLY impressed by Sean Smith this morning with Drew. I don’t know that the Ravens should still be targeting a CB in the 1st Round, but Smith has the size and clearly has personality. That was good stuff.

Talk to you tomorrow.

-G

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