| Oct 11, 2012
| 1:28 PM
First it was the Washington Redskins management endorsing Maryland's gambling expansion referendum. Now it's one of the team's most best-known former players.
Lavar Arrington, the Redskins' former star linebacker, has cut a TV ad for the MGM-backed...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 7:05 PM
TAMPA, Fla. —Former Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. rushed through a convention hall that holds more than 15,000 journalists to get to an interview about why Republican nominee Mitt Romney should be elected president.
Across town, Democratic...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 4:10 AM
This week, "America's Got Talent," the only place on television left for freaks and oddballs that doesn't demand they have some strange addiction or possess a nickname like "Honey Boo Boo," gave in to the regular guys. Too many of the show's strangest...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 8:40 AM
For someone as partisan as Gov. Martin O'Malley, it seems strange that his party's most partisan affair — the Democratic National Convention — has, historically speaking, not been especially friendly territory for him.
At the 2004...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Recently I called a local radio talk show, not to blast President Barack Obama or ridicule Mitt Romney but to chide the conservative host and his conservative guest for their tiresome narrative about liberal bias in the "mainstream media.'" They...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 2:27 PM
The way it is now: Mark Farley Grant steps out of the room he shares with three other men in a big rowhouse on St. Paul Street, grabs his backpack, and steps into the 6 a.m. darkness. He takes the No. 13 bus, transfers to the 54, then the 53, grabs...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 10:41 AM
WASHINGTON -- Nearly a week after Gov. Martin O'Malley said in a television interview that the country is not better off than it was four years ago, the Maryland Democrat was still explaining his position -- and he made news again Friday by saying his...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 6:04 PM
Boston drama never ends
This one's not even close — the Red Sox are beyond dysfunctional.
Once considered baseball's model franchise after winning two titles in four years, the Red Sox are a mess. The team...
| May 30, 2012
| 9:36 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley, continuing to build on his high national profile as head of the Democratic Governors Association, will travel to Wisconsin Thursday to campaign for the challenger in the effort to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker.
| Jun 2, 2012
| 3:38 PM
— Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley took center stage before a convention of New Hampshire Democrats Saturday, rallying the faithful in a state important to his party's hopes to hold the White House in November — and to his own future should he...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:42 AM
Can everyone just chill about all the Ravens missing from this week's OTAs?
Yes, there are some prominent names missing. Future Hall of Famers Ray Lewis and Ed Reed elected not to show up, which is a dog-bites-man story, since they hardly ever show at...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 12:24 PM
The comments former Maryland offensive coordinator James Franklin made about the criteria he uses in choosing his assistant coaches at Vanderbilt came as a surprise to me.
I always thought Franklin, like a lot of college coaches, was a used car salesman,...