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  • You could look it up

    Perhaps before we publish, or read, any more inane articles about lexicography, we might take a moment to reflect on what dictionaries are for.  One of the latest misguided (read: stupid) articles on the subject is by Michael Dirda in The Washington...
  • Terps land Penn State transfer, Calvert Hall grad Jon Graham

    Terps land Penn State transfer, Calvert Hall grad Jon Graham
    The Maryland men's basketball program has picked up a commitment from Penn State transfer Jon Graham, a source close to the situation confirmed to The Baltimore Sun. Graham, a Calvert Hall graduate, decided to transfer from Penn State after a redshirt...
  • No. 1 Gilman, St. Frances look to keep rolling in Brothers in Arms Classic

    No. 1 Gilman, St. Frances look to keep rolling in Brothers in Arms Classic
    After their thrilling season-opening victories last weekend, the Gilman and St. Frances football teams will try to keep the momentum rolling against a couple more challenging opponents Sunday at the Under Armour Brothers In Arms Classic at Byrd Stadium....
  • Inexperience hurts St. Frances in 32-6 loss to Friendship Collegiate

    Inexperience hurts St. Frances in 32-6 loss to Friendship Collegiate
    COLLEGE PARK — Through the first half Sunday, St. Frances' football team stuck close to Friendship Collegiate Academy from Washington D.C., the best team the Panthers have played in the five-year history of their program. In the third quarter,...
  • Looking back to when Laurel welcomed home first Southeast Asia POW

    Looking back to when Laurel welcomed home first Southeast Asia POW
    The specially modified, intelligence-gathering C-47 plane lifted off from Vientiane, the capital of Laos, March 23, 1961, and headed north toward Xieng Khouangville, a Communist-held area. The experienced Air Force crew was accompanied by Army Maj....
  • Under Armour's tie to Harrison twins creates needed buzz

    Under Armour's tie to Harrison twins creates needed buzz
    [6:00 UPDATE] The Harrison twins have picked Kentucky. Maryland fans weap. Under Amour employees continue searching for their next next big thing. -------- Aaron and Andrew Harrison, 6-5 twin guards out of Texas, will announce where they plan to...
  • Report: Turgeon has lunch with father of Harrison twins

    Report: Turgeon has lunch with father of Harrison twins
    Maryland basketball coach Mark Turgeon and assistant Bino Ranson reportedly had lunch today in Texas with Aaron Harrison Sr., the father of the 6-5 twin guards Aaron and Andrew Harrison, who are  choosing between the Terps and defending national...
  • Modell's death intensifies calls for his Hall of Fame induction

    Modell's death intensifies calls for his Hall of Fame induction
    The death of former Ravens owner Art Modell has unleashed a flood of warm memories in Baltimore, but Modell is a more complicated figure for many people, who struggle to forgive him for moving his franchise from Cleveland. That conflicted sensibility...
  • Mary J. Corey, first woman to lead Sun newsroom, dies of cancer

    Mary J. Corey, first woman to lead Sun newsroom, dies of cancer
    Mary J. Corey, whose personal warmth was matched by a drive that led her to become the first woman in The Baltimore Sun's 176-year history to head its newsroom, died Tuesday of breast cancer. The Sun's senior vice president and director of content, who...
  • After the violence, silence

    After the violence, silence
    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....
  • Moving on by moving up

    Moving on by moving up
    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,...
  • Voting Rights Act is still vital

    Voting Rights Act is still vital
    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....