| Mar 18, 2013
| 2:08 PM
He was a bearded, Bunyanesque defensive tackle whose rugged play helped the Baltimore Colts to three straight division championships in the 1970s. But Tuesday, when Joe Ehrmann addresses a national gathering convened to deal with the problem of child...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Jake Tapper's new show on CNN, "The Lead," is premiering at a time when cable TV keeps moving further down the road of partisan news presentation. But ask him about it, and there's no waffling.
"I am not a partisan, and I am a journalist — not...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 3:25 PM
We don't have the facts
Los Angeles Times
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier's indictment gets to the heart of what critics of big-time college sports have said for years: University presidents need to take more responsibility for...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 12:47 PM
The case of John Merzbacher, the former South Baltimore Catholic middle school teacher who turned out to be a serial child sexual abuser, represents a terrible tragedy of child abuse fostered by too many others willing to turn a blind eye.
But if his...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 6:07 PM
Navy came into Beaver Stadium on Saturday afternoon hoping to add to Penn State's collective misery from the past 10 months. The Midshipmen had designs on keeping the Nittany Lions and their new coach, Bill O'Brien, winless.
Hours later, as Navy was...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Kevin Clash, the voice of Elmo on "Sesame Street," is taking a leave of absence from the show in the aftermath of allegations that he had sex with an underage boy, which surfaced Monday on the website TMZ.
The Baltimore-born Clash has vehemently denied...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 8:41 AM
It is coming up on one year since the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse story broke and just about a week since his sentencing, and I am pondering what we have learned from it and where we are in relation to more open dialogue about sexual abuse.
| Jun 23, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Here's hoping that news of guilty verdicts in the Jerry Sandusky case took a huge bite out of the audience ABC's "20/20" expected for its hour-too-long interview with Rielle Hunter Friday night.
I say that because then ABC News will have gained nothing...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 10:22 AM
When someone with essentially your name and in your general line of work, commits unspeakable acts, it's not easy. Just ask Baltimore's Gerry Sandusky.
The WBAL-TV sportscaster shares the name of convicted child abuser Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Friday's conviction of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky on dozens of counts of child sex abuse — allegations of which other university officials failed to report to law enforcement years ago — is a stark reminder...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 10:25 AM
The Penn State student rioters who overturned a TV truck and reacted so angrily at Wednesday night's firing of Coach Joe Paterno picked the wrong villain. The media did not take down their longtime coach, the winningest in college football history. It was...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 4:02 PM
On Wednesday, Cal Ripken Jr.'s name appeared on the website of the Second Mile charity under the heading "Board of Directors: Honorary Board."
By Thursday, it didn't.
Ripken asked the Second Mile, a charity allegedly used by former Penn State football...