| Aug 10, 2011
| 9:01 PM
Catherine Kelly and Sue Heether began their relationship in 1994, when both were teaching at a Baltimore-area Catholic school, and felt they had to keep the arrangement closely guarded for years.
But as same-sex couples became more visible over the...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Maryland said Tuesday that it will name the Comcast Center basketball court for Gary Williams, who retired as men's coach in May after 22 seasons and a school-record 461 wins.
Williams will be honored during a Dec. 9 Comcast Center ceremony. He will join...
| Oct 13, 2011
When is OK for you, at a college game, to boo your home team's starting quarterback for the simple act of entering a game?
The correct answer is "never," but that didn't stop UCLA's unfaithful Saturday night at the Rose Bowl.
Kevin Prince was forced...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 8:06 AM
The expectation by many local hoops followers was for Daxter Miles to step into Dunbar’s lineup this winter and establish himself as one of Baltimore City’s top public school players.
Miles, who played two seasons at Archbishop Curley before...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 4:14 AM
Women in large swaths of America are dying younger than they were a generation ago, reversing nearly a century of progress in public health and underscoring the rising toll of smoking and record obesity.
Nationwide, life expectancy for American men and...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:58 AM
Ed DeVincent isn't a person who seeks the limelight. The athletic director at Liberty High School puts the Lions' coaches and players first, while he works behind the scenes to improve the school's sports program.
In his fifth year as the head of...
| Feb 1, 2012
The Howard County Women's Athletics Hall of Fame was established in 1997. Tara Everly, Joan Lovelace, Erica McCauley, Alisha Mosley and Elise Ray join the 59 men and women who have previously been inducted.
Everly was a three-sport athlete at Oakland...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 8:38 AM
Admission offices in Baltimore's private, independent and parochial schools are hives of activity in January as hundreds of decision letters are being prepared to be mailed to families. For those schools offering single-sex education, this year's...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 2:11 PM
The stethoscope may be an icon of the medical profession to most patients. But it's more of a relic to many doctors.
The device used to listen to the heart, lungs and other body parts — invented nearly 200 years ago — has been overtaken by...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 7:12 PM
Constitutional lawyers said Tuesday that a recent federal court decision overturning a portion of Maryland's gun-control law will likely be upheld on appeal and called the ruling groundbreaking given the liberalism of the state from which it came.
| Jul 22, 2007
The "sale" tag caught his eye. A rib-eye steak at that low price? Jonathan Ogden scooped up the package and angled for the supermarket checkout line.
The clerks saw him coming: with his tousled hair and frumpy clothes, Ogden looked less like a...
| Jan 25, 2009
At some point, almost every traveler suffers from seasickness or some other form of motion sickness. Mal de mer, as the French call it, is so common on cruise ships that some lines dispense anti-nausea pills free of charge. Remember, your vulnerability to...