Try the following resources for background information from articles in scholarly, popular and trade publications:
WorldCat UMD provides access to books, serial publications, media, visual materials and archival materials in the UM Libraries as well as those in the UM System and libraries worldwide.
For best results: use the Advanced Search link from the Library home page and search by Subject Heading.
Selected subject headings to try:
Or search key figures in Maryland athletics as a subject (last name first), such as:
Most databases, reference works, and e-journals are restricted to current students, faculty, and staff at the University of Maryland.
In order to access databases and online journals remotely, use Database Finder. When prompted to select a campus, select the option for University of Maryland, College Park and then "Students, Faculty, and Staff". Then log in with your Directory ID, the same username you use for email and other campus services.