| Feb 11, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Fred Ferreira learned back in the mid-80s to never leave any corner of the baseball world unscouted. Talent is everywhere, and when Ferreira was a scout for the Yankees in 1985, it was on the tiny untapped island of Curacao.
He heard of a hitter named...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 8:04 AM
From Syd Lea's home in Taneytown, the Pennsylvania line is less than two miles away.
When the accomplished cyclist ventures outside from his home gymnasium, he often crosses the Mason-Dixon Line as part of his training regimen.
That's not the only...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 1:33 PM
The United States tax code is so backward that billionaire investor Warren Buffett pays only 17 percent in income taxes, a rate even lower than that of his secretary. Or so he claims. While I have great respect for Mr. Buffett, and while I agree that...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 12:36 PM
The China currency bill is the most significant jobs bill Congress could pass. It enjoys the bipartisan support of nearly 80 Republican and Democratic senators, yet President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner oppose it, illustrating that both...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 5:51 AM
A man with a handgun robbed the Royal International Market near Maryland City Monday evening, taking cash and fleeing north toward Route 198, Anne Arundel County Police said.
Police said that around 7:43 p.m. Aug. 27, the man entered the market in the...
| Sep 13, 2012
It would seem that we're now at the stage of global economic lunacy where the worldwide socialist slide is so far gone that the president of Russia is lecturing the world, and particularly Europe, about the risks of socialism.
Speaking at the Asia-...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 11:01 AM
The decision regarding the liquor license at the Wegmans store by the Howard County Alcoholic Beverage Hearing Board is absurd and infuriating ("No license for liquor store at Wegmans," Aug. 2.) The only purpose Maryland's liquor laws serve is...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 10:03 AM
The unemployment rate has been stuck above 8 percent for months. President Barack Obama continues to blame the moribund economy on President George W. Bush while claiming that he has created 4.5 million jobs. Republican challenger Mitt Romney announces...
| May 1, 2012
| 4:16 PM
The Under Armour brand is poised for continued growth with a soon-to-be-released football cleat that's expected to drive footwear sales, as well as plans to keep expanding into international markets, executives told stockholders Tuesday.
| Oct 24, 2009
It has come to where Maryland coach Ralph Friedgen can't bear to watch a football team turn the ball over - his team or anybody else's.
Friedgen talks these days like a man a little bit haunted. "NOOOO!" the coach says he screams when he watches a...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Most Highland Park High School seniors are focused on their college choice in August, but Jazzy Kerber plans to put her formal education on hold for a year after she graduates in May.
Kerber won the all-around title and clubs championship at the...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:13 AM
Commissioner Adam Silver said he does expect significant changes in the NBA's participation in international competition after Indiana Pacers star forward Paul George broke his right leg while helping Team USA prepare for the FIBA World Cup.