| Aug 30, 2011
You'll have no trouble finding food at the Maryland State Fair. Some of it is still walking around on hooves, granted. But once you're on the Midway, you'd have trouble swinging a test-your-strength mallet without hitting a stand selling corn dogs,...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 1:05 PM
Roselyn Elizabeth Hammond, a retired Morgan State University biology professor who often entertained at the piano, died of cancer Sept. 3 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Ashburton resident was 72.
Born Roselyn Elizabeth Brown in Grambling, La., she was...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 10:07 PM
In reviewing "Savage U," MTV's sex advice show featuring Dan Savage, I predicted that it was going to be a culture-wars lightning rod at some point. The show debuted with an episode set at the University of Maryland April 3.
Well, it didn't take long....
| Oct 23, 2011
| 3:00 AM
University System of Maryland Chancellor William E. "Brit" Kirwan, who is in the midst of gathering input on the question of whether the University of Maryland-College Park and the University of Maryland-Baltimore should be merged, says it would be a...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Richard D. Norling of Darlington and Cordell E. Hunter Sr. of Havre de Grace were appointed to the Harford Community College Board of Trustees by Gov. Martin O'Malley this week.
O'Malley also reappointed the board chairman Bryan E. Kelly and board...
| Nov 23, 2008
News item: Former Orioles pitcher Mike Mussina, who won 20 games this year for the first time in his career, announced his retirement, saying he made the decision before the start of the season and never wavered on it.
My take: It remains to be seen...
| Feb 7, 2008
Maryland's incoming football class is heavy on receivers and local talent, in keeping with coach Ralph Friedgen's desire to retain players from the region.
Half of the 18-member class announced yesterday by Friedgen is from Maryland. Friedgen has been...
| Aug 25, 2008
Boller hits mark for now
By Jamison Hensley
If Kyle Boller's shoulder is healthy enough for him to play, he should be the Ravens' starting quarterback in the regular-season opener.
Supporters for Troy Smith will point to his confidence. But you can'...
| Apr 5, 2008
Michael Phelps likes wearing his Detroit Tigers hat sideways, and sometimes backward.
It's a casual look, one common for 20-something college males, but on occasion, like yesterday at the Ohio State Grand Prix, it's the perfect reflection of his laid-...
| Apr 6, 2008
When Katie Hoff finished the 400-meter individual medley last night, everyone assumed she just had set a U.S. Open record. It was announced over the public address system at the Ohio State Grand Prix, the crowd roared, and a representative from USA...
| May 2, 2008
Last week I got an offer from Georgia. It's the second Southeastern Conference offer I've received so far, with the other one coming from South Carolina.
Right now, all the schools are kind of the same to me since I haven't gotten the chance to really...
| Dec 12, 2007
Player of the Year: Tavon Austin, Dunbar
Perhaps the area's most exciting player, Austin is The Sun's Offensive Player of the Year a second straight season.
The junior running back with 4.4 speed in the 40-yard dash already has more career touchdowns...