| Aug 14, 2014
Baltimore native Larry Collmus, the voice of the Triple Crown and the Breeders' Cup for NBC Sports, was named the New York Racing Association's next race caller. He will be succeeding Tom Durkin. Collmus will continue to call races at Churchill Downs...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:57 PM
The Maryland Jockey Club on Tuesday announced the addition of 10 more stakes to the Laurel Park fall schedule. The Maryland Horse Breeders Association has inserted five Maryland-bred and/or Maryland-sired races into the mix: the All Brandy Stakes (Sept....
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Babe Ruth made his major league debut for the Boston Red Sox 100 years ago Friday, tossing seven innings and allowing two earned runs in a 4-3 win over the Cleveland Naps.
A century and one day later, in the Great Bambino's hometown of Baltimore, an...
| May 29, 2014
| 8:26 AM
It's not often that college basketball coaches get a second chance to recruit the same player.
Maryland coach Mark Turgeon, lost out to Georgia Tech when power forward Robert Carter came out of high school, but he will get another opportunity next week....
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:53 PM
When O.A.R. sold out New York's Madison Square Garden in 2006, it was the culmination of years of touring for the Rockville quintet. The grass-roots approach to building a fan base worked for a rock band whose albums have never reached higher than No....
| Jun 8, 2014
| 4:41 PM
"I don't intend to quit boxing as long as I am able to push a fist into the face of a rival and keep him from knocking me over the ropes."
George Chaney, 1923
He hailed from the squalid streets of East Baltimore, an Irish-American kid with calloused...
| May 8, 2014
| 6:11 AM
The Ravens likely won't pick until late this evening in the NFL draft. Given the team's penchant for trading back, it could be an even later night. So maybe it's best to wait until the evening to brew up something strong and read this Coffee Companion,...
| May 1, 2014
| 1:15 PM
The Maryland men's basketball team will host Virginia in next season's ACC-Big Ten Challenge, the Terps' first since switching conferences.
After playing the last two years of the event on the road as a lame-duck ACC team, Maryland gets a home date...
| Mar 8, 2014
A down-to-earth guy from a working-class city is determined to succeed in a tough business. Punching above his weight, he beats the odds and makes it into the ring, cheered on by a crowd that includes a woman who shares his modest roots and encourages his...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports.
What has Maryland been most lacking this season in going 17-15?
Jeff Barker: A rim protector? Some...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 2:27 PM
GREENSBORO, N.C. — After beating Duke and narrowly losing to North Carolina in last year's Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, Maryland looked at the National Invitation Tournament as a building block for Mark Turgeon's program.
If the Terps are...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Maryland’s disappointing 17-15 season hit a new low Sunday night, when the Terps were excluded from the 32-team field for the National Invitation Tournament.
Despite finishing with a .500 record in the Atlantic Coast Conference regular season (9-...