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Terrapin Fans Want Maryland's New Uniforms Sacked

Originally published on September 6, 2011 11:13 am
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Good morning. I'm David Greene.

In college football last night, the Maryland Terrapins beat Miami. But Terps fans were left wondering what were those players wearing. Maryland debuted new uniforms that are supposed to mimic the state flag, which has two distinct coats of arms - one, red and white, the other, black and gold. The mishmash might work on a flag, but on a football helmet? Twitter reviews are decidedly negative. NBA star LeBron James tweeted: Maryland uniforms - ew.

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