| Dec 4, 2011
| 8:43 PM
CHAMPAIGN — Illinois officially is playing in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl against UCLA on New Year's Eve, but for the Illini it's already being branded as the Redemption Bowl.
"There's no better way to redeem yourself than to go out and win,"...
| Dec 6, 2011
Champs Sports worth look
When the bowl matchups were announced Sunday night, it was easy to pick out the must-see games and the ones that are simply background noise to your in-laws' holiday visit.
Of the pre-New Year'...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 6:25 AM
The appeal of Howard County's vaunted public school system, according to David Rodriguez, can be explained by borrowing the famous line from "A Field of Dreams," the 1989 film about an Iowa farmer who erects a baseball diamond in his cornfield....
| Dec 15, 2011
| 3:16 PM
An Eastern Shore watermen faces up to $28,000 in fines for multiple oystering violations in Dorchester County, the Maryland Natural Resources Police said Thursday. Officers charged Joshua T. Tieder, 23, of Taylors Island with 13 counts of possessing...
| Jan 12, 2012
Back when PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem turned 60, conventional wisdom suggested he would navigate one more difficult TV negotiation before leaving the enterprise for one of his deputies.
That was four years ago. The TV deals — a surprising...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 8:42 PM
Packers' many, Bengals
The best owners in the NFL? How about the 110,000 or so of the Green Bay Packers. The only publicly owned franchise, the Packers somehow find a way to keep that many shareholders happy and in agreement...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 7:01 PM
In 2007, Steve Bisciotti made his first major decision as the majority owner of the Baltimore Ravens. He fired Brian Billick, in part because the team had just gone 5-11 to miss the playoffs for the third time in four years, but also because he wanted...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 3:27 PM
As he carried the Lombardi Trophy to midfield after the Super Bowl Sunday, past a double row of giddy and groping New York Giants, Raymond Berry felt their glee.
"They (players) were in another world," said Berry, 78. "As I watched them touch the trophy,...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 7:59 PM
One Jarrettsville Volunteer Fire Company member received a first-time award Saturday evening at the company's annual banquet.
The banquet, which celebrated 82 years of the fire company, was dedicated to longtime member Charles Edwin "Bunk" Grimmel Sr.,...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:29 PM
An estimated 300 people waited in line Tuesday evening at Barnes and Noble in Bel Air to get an autograph from Baseball Hall of FamerCal Ripken Jr., who was signing copies of his newest book released Monday.
The book, "Super-sized Slugger," is the second...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 6:33 PM
Weeks before the start of the NFL season, a small group of New York Giants fans approached the new owner of the Canton bar the Americana: Could they make it their hangout?
Owner Alex van Breukelen is a Long Island native and the son of a man devoted to...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 5:25 AM
• FoxSports.com's Peter Schrager predicts the Ravens will be heading to Indianapolis for Super Bowl XLVI.
The only time these two teams played in a playoff game, it was a 33-14 win in the wild-card round up in New England in 2010. Joe Flacco's 1-0...