| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:05 AM
ELMONT, N.Y. — There's an old saying in horse racing that all men are equal on the turf and under it.
Put another way, this sport confounds sheiks and scions of American dynasties who drop millions of dollars in futile efforts to breed a...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:10 PM
ELMONT, N.Y. — For months now, California Chrome has carried the outlandish dreams of his little-guy owners and his unsung trainer every time he's roared around another racetrack.
As his victories have mounted, so has his cargo.
When he enters...
| May 16, 2014
The story has been told so many times it's taken on a life of its own: Black-eyed Susans don't bloom in time for the Preakness, so the winning horse is instead draped with a blanket of yellow daisies whose centers have been painted so they look like...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:07 PM
Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson has been through a lot over the past several years, but he clearly hasn't lost his sense of humor.
During a question-and-answer session before joining NBC Sports broadcaster Bob Costas for a fundraiser at Caves Valley...
| May 17, 2014
| 8:49 PM
If one of the hallmarks of true greatness is consistency, NBC Sports is a truly great operation, because again, it came, it covered, it turned in another top-notch Preakness telecast.
Covering a horse race for a mainstream audience is not nearly as easy...
| May 18, 2014
| 8:17 AM
The national overnight ratings for NBC's Preakness coverage were up 5 percent over last year -- the best numbers since 2010.
The 6.3/15 rating and share means 6.3 percent of all TV homes were tuned to the race, with 15 percent of the sets in use at...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:44 AM
The word ballet conjures up images of tutus and ballet flats, but the men on this ballet fusion dance company prove that ballet can be more than productions of "Swan Lake."
Starring on the June 17 episode of “America’s Got Talent” is a...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:02 AM
There were no somber crowds, no guest tents, no military musicians or American Gold Star mothers, not even flags on the flagpoles, as Alan Walden toured the Circle of the Immortals at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens on a chilly, misty morning, two weeks...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:45 AM
When drummer Nate Morton was a student at Oakland Mills High School in the '80s, his dream was to one day play on stage at Columbia's Toby's Dinner Theatre.
Employed as a dishwasher at the venue, Morton recalls stealing glances at the performers through...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
In the highly competitive news business in this ultra-political town, a constant battle goes on among reporters to obtain interviews with the most knowledgeable governmental insiders from the White House to Congress. This is particularly so among...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:21 AM
The last time The Sun visited with Doug Wetzel, he was arm-deep in sauerkraut, preparing for the annual "KrautFest" at Gertrude's restaurant, where he is the executive pastry chef and, as owner John Shields calls him, the "kitchen czar."
| May 23, 2014
| 9:29 AM
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Ocean City got a national plug Friday morning when NBC's "Today" show sent a reporter to its beaches for a holiday weekend story.
With the town's boardwalk in the background,...