| May 21, 2013
| 6:31 AM
Same-sex couples in the Baltimore area are raising children at a higher rate than in most large metropolitan regions in the nation, according to a new study released by a think tank at the UCLA School of Law.
The study, released this week by the...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 3:32 PM
There's a Starbucks and an Outback Steakhouse and a growing young tech company. Soon, a Harris Teeter grocery store and a Target will be built. All are helping to draw new residents to Canton.
But where to park?
"I don't know of any small part of Canton...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:06 PM
"Legally Blonde: The Musical" proves to be an ideal production for Children's Theatre of Annapolis, following the troupe's promise to provide professional on-stage opportunities for young performers.
In its second main stage play of the 2012-2013 season,...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:20 AM
More than a quarter century after he was forced to resign in the months following the cocaine-induced death of basketball star Len Bias, longtime Maryland coach Lefty Driesell was officially — and permanently — recognized Tuesday with the...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 12:00 PM
When the Major League Baseball season starts March 31, Brett Harman won't be on a pitcher's mound. Instead, the 23-year-old Westminster resident will be preparing for a career as a physician assistant.
But Harman, who had a standout career at...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:16 PM
When Loyola coach Jimmy Patsos went up to Siena College on Monday for an interview, he didn’t know much about the school aside from the history of its men’s basketball program.
That history — along with the community support and...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 12:41 PM
January 2001 was a happy time for Dan and Tina Carson, of Havre de Grace. It's the month their second child, and first son, was born.
Mark Carson was welcomed not only by his dad and mom, but also by Dan and Tina's first born, daughter Sarah. The young...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
Maryland's defense is ranked eighth in the nation, giving up 261.2 yards per game. Is the defense really...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 9:04 AM
I support marriage equality. Assuring that loving same-sex couples have the same rights my wife and I have to live our lives together is, quite simply, a matter of justice and core civil rights.
But I have another reason for supporting Question 6 —...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Anyone hearing the ACLU's position on single-sex education would think something troubling is afoot in almost every town in America. The ACLU claims that single-sex education is an unlawful form of discrimination and that its supposed benefits are based...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 7:17 AM
Lefty Driesell’s career at Maryland was coming to an end when a sportswriter who had spent the first 10 years of his career in New York showed up to cover the Terrapins for The Baltimore Sun. It was the summer of 1985 and there were rumors that...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:51 PM
COLLEGE PARK — Lefty Driesell is more than 26 years and 220 miles removed from Maryland's men's basketball program. At 81, the former coach doesn't get to many games anymore.
But from his condo in Virginia Beach, Va., Driesell thinks about his...