| Jun 7, 2012
| 5:32 PM
-- Orioles new scouting director Gary Rajsich said his goals heading into his first draft were simple: Get a couple top pitchers and then assemble a strong mix of players with differing skills.
"I think we got some players we really liked. We got a...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 2:28 PM
The recent accusations aimed at the University of Miami's athletic department are just the latest example of moral failure involving educational institutions, athletics and athletes. Every scandal seems to debunk the myth that sports builds character....
| Oct 15, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Outfitted in scuba gear and 100 feet underwater, Cody Unser noticed a weird tingling in her legs. She dived a second and a third time, and again felt tingling. It was subtle, but it was the first new sensation that she had felt in three years, since...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 1:14 PM
I wish I had met Bosley Wright three years earlier.
Back in 2008, I embarked on a do-it-mostly-myself kitchen renovation that included adding architectural millwork around the door and window frames. Easy enough, except that I wanted to match the...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Arline Kaye Howdon, who was chief cytologist at Johns Hopkins Hospital and was known nationally and internationally for her work in the field of cytopathology and education, died July 20 of lung cancer at her Harper House condominium in Cross Keys.
| Jul 24, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Warren (Jonathan) Peake and Ryan Deise were presented with Boy Scouts highest rank, Eagle Scout at a special Court of Honor ceremony on July 11 at Broadcreek Boy Scout Reservation.
The ceremony, dubbed the "Flaming Eagle," involves the lighting of a...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 2:07 PM
A recent Towson High School graduate's passion for marine biology has netted him a little extra scholarship money for college from the Maryland Saltwater Sportfisherman's Association.
And when he begins classes in the fall at the University of Miami,...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Attorneys for two Jewish brothers, who are accused of beating a black teen while patrolling their Northwest Baltimore neighborhood, argued Monday that their trial should be delayed or transferred because African-American leaders and the news media have...
| Apr 25, 2012
I am pleased that Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice will soon be here for an anti-bullying forum. Called A Ray of Hope, the forum will be held in the Howard High School auditorium on Saturday, May 5 from 3 to 5 p.m. Howard County General Hospital...
| Nov 4, 2007
While just a teenager in the 1970s, she danced on The Block, where she snorted cocaine and heroin and sold sex in backrooms. Later, with her addictions firmly rooted, she set out on her own, offering her body on the streets of West Baltimore as a deadly...
| Dec 4, 2007
The Ravens were on the brink of a historic upset.
Instead, they had to deal with one of the most heartbreaking defeats in their history.
Hurting themselves in the fourth quarter with questionable decision-making, the Ravens fell short in a painful 27-24...
| Mar 25, 2007
His eyes focused straight ahead, Willis McGahee is running.
That might not sound significant, but you have to realize that the past few years, McGahee spent March traveling - Korea, Switzerland, Italy - and waited until mid-April before beginning his...