| Feb 21, 2014
| 7:04 AM
George Takei, speaking by phone from his California home, cannot resist describing the un-wintry view from his window.
"There's a flawless blue sky, golden sunshine and a green garden outside," the Los Angeles-born Takei says in his burnished baritone,...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Police and relatives of abducted girl Caitlyn Virts credited the use of the Amber Alert system and the quick, eager fingers of social media users with helping authorities find the 11-year-old in Florence, S.C., on Friday.
Baltimore County Police Chief...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 7:48 PM
Before day two of the first annual NFL Pro Bowl Draft began tonight, Ravens kicker Justin Tucker took to his Twitter account to campaign for one of the game’s captains, Deion Sanders, to take him with his first selection.
Tucker had to wait a...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 3:27 PM
All the TV stations in Baltimore say they’re the ones to turn to for breaking news.
Coverage of a shooting Saturday morning at the Mall in Columbia that left three dead put those promises to the test in a major way. Not everyone passed.
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:25 AM
"Stamford, you have a problem."
That, along with just utter shock at exactly what I was seeing, was all I could think of as Batista was standing tall at the end of Sunday's Royal Rumble match. Batista winning wasn't the shocking part. The shocking...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:02 PM
McDonogh offensive lineman Jared Cohen on Tuesday announced plans to play football at North Carolina next season, apparently concluding a recruitment that took a turn late last year when the four-star prospect decommitted from Maryland.
Cohen posted a...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 3:00 AM
I received plenty of feedback on Twitter — and, you can imagine, most of it wasn’t positive — regarding my story that the Orioles did not make official offers to either outfielder Nate McLouth or right-hander Scott Feldman before both...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:50 PM
For a region accustomed to fizzled snow forecasts in recent years, a storm dumping as much as 8 inches of snow across northern Maryland surprised many on Sunday, stalling vehicles, canceling the city's annual holiday parade and blanketing the field at M&T...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:51 PM
As if it wasn't hard enough for the Minnesota Vikings' to absorb their 29-26 loss to the Ravens that included an NFL-record for lead changes in the fourth quarter, the NFC North football team's flight home to Minneapolis was delayed for several hours on...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:27 AM
Welcome back to the bar. We got the furnace and leaky roof fixed just in time, apparently.
Today, I want to discuss a person whose name triggers some of the best arguments in Connolly's Bar history: Mike Mussina.
Every time we bring up the former...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:38 PM
It’s hard to be too critical of any NFL telecast that delivers the kind of images CBS did Sunday following Jacoby Jones’ touchdown catch that put the Ravens up 19-3 over the New York Jets.
The money shot with five seconds left in the third...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:08 AM
What an exciting night for "The Voice."
The results are in, and coach Adam Levine has been awarded People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive. But that’s not why we watch. America decided, and the Top 8 contestants were revealed after seven were...