| Feb 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Two people with Harford County ties will be working with NBC Sports in Sochi, Russia, to help tell the stories of the athletes and many other people involved in the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Jennifer Watson Hamilton, a native of Forest Hill who lives in...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Eight years after competing in the Olympics, Kimmie Meissner is giving the Winter Games another shot. Minus her skates.
Meissner, 24, is working for NBC as a research analyst, a behind-the-scenes job that sent the Bel Air resident to Sochi with little...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:35 PM
By now you probably know that comedian Sid Caesar died today at the age of 91.
But judging by the paper-thin pieces I have been seeing on the web this afternoon, I am guessing many readers might not understand how seminal he was to the history of...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Larry Collmus, a 1984 Mount St. Joseph graduate, has been named race caller for Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby, beginning with opening night of the season on April 26.
The Derby is May 3.
The 47-year-old Collmus, who started calling races...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 8:17 PM
It was true last year, and it was true again Thanksgiving night: No one does the NFL like “NBC Sunday Night Football.”
From the opening aerial shots making even old Baltimore look all glittery and glam, to Bob Costas welcoming tens of...
| Feb 16, 2014
The Olympics have begun, and it's clear already that one sport is still flourishing — Russia bashing. Or more precisely, awkward American back flips over exactly how to depict Russia. Only a few days in, NBC committed factual errors, gross...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The Ravens won Thursday's battle at M&T Bank Stadium, 22-20, but Baltimore and Pittsburgh essentially finished in a tie in TV viewing of the game.
Both audiences were big.
In Pittsburgh, the game drew a 38.3 rating and 63 share, while in Baltimore...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 5:14 AM
Young buck. Buck wild. Make a buck. Buck the system. The buck stops here.
"Buck" stops here.
In his office at Morgan State University, MK Asante, the youngest professor ever to receive tenure at the school, is reflecting upon his teen years in the...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 6:05 PM
If Baltimore is indeed becoming Hollywood east — and who are we to argue the point? — then here's your handy map to the movie stars' homes. Only in this case, it's a map to where movie stars have roamed — sites captured forever on film...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Political parties delight when there are rifts within their opponent's ranks. As a member of the tea party, I've been verbally attacked by everyone from President Barack Obama to the friends with whom I work. The Democrats rolled out an enormous...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Eight years ago this month, I did an interview with then anchor Jim Lehrer in connection with the 30th anniversary of the "PBS NewsHour."
It was a laudatory piece, as I had long shared Lehrer's values about journalism and democracy.
With "NewsHour" in...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 6:43 PM
How bad did the Ravens look in their 19-16 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday?
So, bad that CBS analyst Dan “I never publicly like to call a player or coach out” Fouts called them out at the start of the second half for the...