| 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...
| Mar 6, 2010
Ricky Harris came to then-coach Mark Amatucci's Calvert Hall basketball program as a relatively small kid, utterly unprepared for physical and mental battles to be fought on a high school court -- much less a college one. But taking the lessons learned...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 8:36 AM
There will come a time — no one is sure when — that Ray Lewis will retire from the National Football League. When he does leave the grueling training and game schedule, he'll turn to running an eclectic collection of companies trading on the...
| Jul 25, 2010
Charles E. Johnson Jr. was a hearty 62 in early 2008. He walked about 20 miles a month, worked out four times a week and played tennis on weekends.
But he noticed a tightness in his chest sometimes. So he went to St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson and...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 3:57 PM
Two years after C. William Struever's real estate empire collapsed and the once-ubiquitous developer dropped off Baltimore's radar, the urban visionary has reappeared as a managing director of a new company, working on the same kinds of projects that...
| 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...
| 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....
| Sep 2, 2009
| 4:22 PM
Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration say their analysis of more than a century of Atlantic hurricane data suggests that an apparent increase in the number of storms since the late 19th and early 20th century is the result of.....
| 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...