Posts Tagged ‘Len Bias’

Why the University of Maryland Is Right to Leave the ACC

The first time the University of Maryland switched athletic conferences more than a half century ago, it had little choice but to make the move. Maryland’s impending switch from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten Conference seems equally as desperate, and just as sensible.
Maryland finished its 1951 football regular season with a 9-0 [...]

District Line Daily: Intern, Meet Internet

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In this week's cover story—available on the streets now!—NPR intern Emily White learns what happens [...]

Len Bias, Once More With Feeling…

Middle-aged guys from around here have a ritual: Every year around this time, we remember where we were when we found out Len Bias died.
Me? I was at the City Paper offices on the morning of June 19, 1986. At the time, I was an intern doing arts listings in the paper's headquarters, a small [...]

‘Without Bias’: A Great Documentary Is Made About A Local Tragedy

I remember exactly where I was when I heard the news that Len Bias had died. All I can remember being told was that Bias had died after using cocaine. And that it had been his first time. It was a scary story. And it worked as a scary story. I never tried cocaine; I [...]

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