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  • Three with NFL ties making impact at local colleges

    Three with NFL ties making impact at local colleges
    Towson coach Rob Ambrose was having a conversation with his agent this spring and asked if he knew anyone interested in joining his staff to work with the defensive line. Ambrose's agent, Dennis Cordell, mentioned a very familiar name — former...
  • Towson enters 2012 as preseason favorite in CAA for first time in history

    Towson enters 2012 as preseason favorite in CAA for first time in history
    The ring that every Towson football player received after winning the first Colonial Athletic Association title in program history has a simple, but contextually confusing message on it. Six seconds. "Six seconds is the average time of a football play,"...
  • Softball: Leah Allen is the complete package

    Softball: Leah Allen is the complete package
    The phone and cable companies are always touting their bundles of technology wonders, from lightning fast Internet to hundreds of movies downloadable in seconds. Selling Leah Allen as the top softball package in the county is a much easier task. The...
  • Howard Magazine: County gyms for women who crave intensity

    <i>Howard Magazine</i>: County gyms for women who crave intensity
    It is said that when it comes to exercise, you get out what you put in. And for some women in Howard County, 20 minutes on the treadmill simply doesn’t produce satisfactory returns. For these women, a workout means attacking a giant tire with a...
  • Marla Ridenour: Air of forgiveness might extend to LeBron James fan banned from arena

    The air of forgiveness surrounding LeBron James' return might also envelop his biggest fan. James Blair, arrested when he rushed the court during the Miami Heat's March 20, 2013, game against the Cavs wearing a "We Miss You" T-shirt, could soon have...
  • Allen's football program is winning in at least one way — sending players on to college

    Certainly victories are nice, and they're one way to measure the success of a high school sports program. But sending kids on to college is another gauge, and using that barometer, Allen High School did quite well in the just-completed 2014-15 school...
  • View From History: Cambodia Incursion

    View From History: Cambodia Incursion
    As part of our 250th celebration, I'll be posting selected historical cartoons from The Courant's files every Thursday. Today's is a cartoon by Dan Dowling of the Kansas City Star. Henry McNulty, who is our informal historic authority on all things...
  • A long-hidden mural is revealed, along with a piece of UCLA history

    A long-hidden mural is revealed, along with a piece of UCLA history
    As an undergraduate at UCLA in the 1970s, Helen Singleton often visited the student union building to see a mural she and six other students painted on a wall as a tribute to African American history. The artwork was a sepia-toned collage and a self-...
  • There's new trouble in Nixonville

    There's new trouble in Nixonville
    The Richard Nixon Presidential Library has not had a full-time director since I left the position in November 2011. This has disturbing implications both for how public history is approached at federal museums and for how public access is granted to...
  • A survey of June Wayne at Pasadena Museum of California Art

    A survey of June Wayne at Pasadena Museum of California Art
    Artist June Wayne (1918-2011) started to make tapestries in 1971, following a decade running her Tamarind Lithography Workshop in Hollywood and then overseeing its relocation to the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. The new medium was unusual....
  • Director John Avildsen had hard-hitting films before 'Rocky'

    Director John Avildsen had hard-hitting films before 'Rocky'
    John G. Avildsen is best known for his uplifting films about underdogs such as the Oscar-winning 1976 "Rocky" and 1984's "The Karate Kid." But his career didn't start out that way. Long before he won the director Oscar for "Rocky," Avildsen received...
  • Die-hard Super Fans Take Fandom To The Next Level

    Die-hard Super Fans Take Fandom To The Next Level
    You've probably seen him on TV or in the newspaper, wearing a blue and white wig decorated with the fuzzy dice equivalent of basketballs. He's Danny Karwoski, the University of Connecticut women's basketball superfan. Karwoski has attended upward of...