Maryland's Billy Phillips (Maryland photo)


Phillips Returns Strong From Cancer

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These were not bro hugs.

These were hugs with meaning, with sincerity … with life.

On Feb. 18, after inducing a Tennessee hitter into an inning-ending double play, it took Maryland freshman lefthander Billy Phillips quite a while to get from the mound to the dugout – and it’s not because he’s slow.

Phillips kept running into teammates wanting to hug him. Every player got a turn and some doubled up. After all, this was Phillips’ first inning[…]