| Nov 16, 2013
| 4:22 PM
A fellow editor takes note of this passage from a New York Times article out of Quinapondan, Philippines:
“My people are starving,” he tells the government workers, whose requisition notebooks do not favor this rural flyspeck, population...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:13 PM
Hill Harper is perhaps best known for his characters on television shows such as “CSI: NY” and the cable series “Covert Affairs.” Yet the actor came to Baltimore to tackle a different role: working to help incarcerated...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Howard County's new ban on the sale of sugary drinks on government property won't solve the obesity epidemic. It won't prevent Howard Countians from slurping down empty calories by the Big Gulpful. It won't stop them from eating things that are even...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:41 AM
This is the thing that gets me: On March 5, I saw the front page headline — "6 killings continue violent 2013 start" — and it did not faze me one bit. It was not news. It was what I've come to expect in Baltimore and all major American cities....
| Dec 4, 2012
| 11:59 AM
Just as there are many roads to glory, there are myriad ways to grapple with the ghosts of racism past. Some seek, and eventually obtain, apologies such as the one issued by the Howard County school board last month. Others seek, and sometimes obtain,...
| Jun 30, 2013
There is no denying that this nation has come a mighty long way since Bloody Sunday in Selma, Ala., in 1965, when marchers on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, seeking the right to vote, were attacked by police and one of them, John Lewis, almost lost his life....
| Jan 23, 2013
| 8:23 AM
With the national spotlight shining on the Super Bowl-bound Ravens this week, linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo is apparently hoping to divert some attention off the gridiron.
According to New York Times columnist Frank Bruni, just hours after Baltimore&...
| May 4, 2013
| 10:10 AM
First things first: Grantland has a terrific look-back at Hunter S. Thompson's "The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved." I always start the Derby primer with a link to this story -- and by always, I mean I also did it last year -- and this adds...
| May 11, 2013
| 1:34 PM
An eighth Preakness starter has been named, and he will bring jockey Rosie Napravnik back to the state where her career began to ride for the first time in its premier race.
Mylute, fifth at the Kentucky Derby, will run in the 138th Preakness on...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:58 PM
The day after riding in the Kentucky Derby, Kevin Krigger packed his family and gear and headed for Pimlico Race Course — by way of Cincinnati. A woman there had captured his heart. She was Liliane Casey, 88, whose father, Jimmy Winkfield, was the...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Here is what other news outlets are saying about the Ravens, San Francisco 49ers and Super Bowl XLVII today.
--- Tim Kawakami of The San Jose Mercury News says that Jim Harbaugh and John Harbaugh are engendering the support of their players by quickly...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:16 AM
Here's a look at what other media outlets are saying about Ray Lewis:
Dan Wetzel, Yahoo Sports
Ray Lewis is gone for the year, gone maybe forever, and whether it's in the middle of a key possession or those emotional moments in a pre-game,...