| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:50 PM
I have been writing a lot about Al Jazeera since the Qatar-based news operation bought Al Gore's wreck of a channel in January to gain access to some 50 million U.S. homes.
When the purchase was made, I'm the guy who wrote: "Why Al Jazeera's purchase of...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 3:24 PM
The City of Baltimore and the NFL have finalized details for “NFL Kickoff 2013 Presented By Pepsi,” an outdoor concert on Sept. 5 in the Inner Harbor that features a performance by Grammy Award-winning singer Keith Urban. The event, which...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:21 PM
Busko qualifies for Kona for fifth consecutive year
Cockeysville native Billy Busko, who ran cross country at Dulaney, qualified Sunday for the Ironman Triathlon World Championship for the fifth straight year — each year he has...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:34 PM
SONOMA, Calif. -- Welcome back to my blog for the Grand Prix of Baltimore Presented by SRT. If you’ve been following along, you know that we qualified 24th Saturday for Sunday’s GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. Honestly, it...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:16 PM
Jack W. Germond, the irascible, portly columnist and commentator who was a fixture on the American political scene for nearly 50 years, including nearly 20 of them in The Baltimore Sun's Washington bureau, died Wednesday morning of chronic obstructive...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Steve Mosko was not exactly the best student when he graduated The John Carroll School in 1974.
In fact, "a guidance counselor told me I probably wasn't college material," Mosko, who's since become the head of a major television studio, recalled....
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Here's what other media outlets are saying about the Ravens' 44-16 victory on the road against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers:
** Despite the lopsided score, ESPN.com's Jamison Hensley says the starting offense has some work to do before the regular season....
| Aug 4, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Baltimore won’t get to host the Sept. 5 NFL regular-season opener, but it will get Keith Urban.
The Grammy-winning country music star will perform a live, free concert in the Inner Harbor on Sept. 5 as a lead-in to the Ravens’ game in...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Those suggesting a boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia due to the country’s recent passage of draconian anti-gay laws should reconsider.
It’s clear from the decades-long gay rights movement here in the United States that...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Forget the stars. The people I always wanted to talk to were the writers and producers who created the fictional worlds that became long-running TV series.
One of the great pleasures of this job in my earlier days on the beat was going out to California,...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 9:16 AM
I never thought the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman case deserved nearly the attention it got. But reasonable people can disagree about that. What strikes me as unconscionable, however, is the way the supposedly objective media have not only...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 10:35 AM
For those who missed it, President Barack Obama turned his attention to the U.S. economy this week in speeches where he renewed his commitment to green energy, boosting manufacturing, and spending more on infrastructure like roads and bridges; chastised...