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"In terms of, 'Why now?', it's just a gut feeling more than anything else," Coach Gary Williams told the crowd about his retirement from coaching at the Comcast Center in College Park, Md., on Friday, May 6, 2011. He said he still feels like he could coach, but he'd rather leave too early than too l(...)

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Hundreds of University of Maryland students and alumni applaud as Coach Gary Williams enters the Comcast Center at the University of Maryland in College Park, Md., on Friday, May 6, 2011 to officially announce his retirement as the school's basketball coach. Many students sported yellow "Garyland" t(...)

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"In terms of, 'Why now?', it's just a gut feeling more than anything else," Coach Gary Williams told the crowd about his retirement from coaching at the Comcast Center in College Park, Md., on Friday, May 6, 2011. He said he still feels like he could coach, but he'd rather leave too early than too l(...)

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University of Maryland students and alumni give Coach Gary Williams a standing ovation during a press conference Friday, May 6, 2011 at the Comcast Center in College Park, Md., where the coach announced that, after a 33-year career, 22 of which have been at the University of Maryland, he would be re(...)

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Coach Gary Williams enters the Comcast Center at the University of Maryland in College Park on Friday, May 6, 2011 for a press conference to officially announce his retirement after a 33-year career, 22 of which have been at the University of Maryland. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Flanked by University of Maryland president Wallace Lowe, left, and diretor of athletics Kevin Anderson, coach Gary Williams gives one last wave to the crowd of Terps fans who came out to the Comcast Center in College Park, Md., on Friday, May 6, 2011 to officially say goodbye and thank him for his (...)

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Outgoing Maryland basketball coach Gary Williams speaks Friday during a news conference to formally announce his retirement as the head basketball coach at Maryland in College Park, Md. Williams coached college basketball for 33 years, the last 22 at his alma mater. (Associated Press)

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Washington Nationals' starting pitcher John Lannan leaves the baseball against the Philadelphia Phillies in the third inning on Thursday, May 5, 2011, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/H. Rumph Jr)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Miami's LeBron James (left) and Dwyane Wade have teamed for 123 points, helping the Heat take a 2-0 lead over the Celtics in their Eastern Conference semifinal series. Game 3 is Saturday night in Boston.

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D.C. United's Andy Najar scored one of the goals in the 2-2 draw with the Philadelphia Union on Saturday. (Associated Press)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin was held to two goals and two assists in Washington's four-game sweep by Tampa Bay in the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Capitals haven't escaped the second round in the past four seasons.

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The Washington Times Gary Williams' success with Maryland's basketball program often is cited as the reason Comcast Center was built to replace Cole Field House. The Terrapins moved into 17,950-seat arena after the 2002 season.

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Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau, answering questions at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Thursday, says of the team's future: "It's exciting when I think about what we can do next year." (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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Danny Espinosa is one of several Washington Nationals players to turn to hitting coach Rick Eckstein to break a current slump. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Washington Capitals (from left) Matt Bradley, Boyd Gordon and Matt Hendricks wait out the final moments of their season in Wednesday night's 5-3 loss to Tampa Bay. The Lightning swept the Capitals in four games in their Eastern Conference semifinal series.

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'IT'S THE RIGHT TIME': Gary Williams' firebrand style of coaching defined Maryland basketball since he arrived in College Park in 1989. (The Washington Times)

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Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau returns to the locker room after talking with the media at the Kettler Ice Complex in Arlington on Thursday, May 5, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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Capitals player Jason Arnott talks with the media at the Kettler Ice Complex in Arlington on Thursday, May 5, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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Capitals player Jason Arnott talks with the media at the Kettler Ice Complex in Arlington on Thursday, May 5, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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Capitals player Carl Alzner talks with the media at the Kettler Ice Complex in Arlington on Thursday, May 5, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)