He arrived at the Colts' training camp in 1976, a rookie linebacker out to make a name for himself. He was Sanders Shiver, from Carson-Newman College. Or was it the other way around? Folks called him Carson Newman, or Carson Sanders, or Sanders Newman.
For more than half a century, the Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame shooed race horses from its door. But that changes Thursday night when the first thoroughbred is inducted, albeit posthumously, into the 234-member Hall.
The blond hair has grayed and Jack Scarbath wears glasses now. Remember the laser arm that Maryland's football team rode to fame more than 60 years ago?
Come autumn, Emerson Boozer's thoughts turn to ... leaves?
On Thursday, which would have been Leon Day's 98th birthday, the widow of the baseball Hall of Famer plans to pay homage to her man. She'll drive to Arbutus Memorial Park, kneel by his graveside and tie a balloon to the stone. Happy Birthday, one side of the balloon will read; a happy face will...
Nearly 40 years later, the taunts still haunt Ed Simonini, the Colts' 6-foot middle linebacker.
They crossed the finish line together, father and son, having completed the marathon Saturday in 3 hours, 53 minutes and 52 seconds. Not a bad time considering Chris Brennan pushed 12-year-old Ryan the whole way in a running stroller.
Eddie Vega will run the streets of Baltimore Saturday just as he has his last 70 marathons — barefoot. Up Paca. Down St. Paul. A 26.2-mile jaunt over bottle caps and bits of glass and stuff that's better left unsaid.