| Mar 14, 2013
| 12:02 PM
The University of Baltimore announced Thursday that entertainer Bill Cosby would deliver the school's commencement address.
Cosby will speak at the May 21 graduation ceremony. He'll also receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.
| Mar 3, 2013
A businessman and competitive sailor, Frank Savage has benefited from following seas and been battered on rocky shoals.
Born in North Carolina and raised by a single mother in segregated Washington, Savage rose to prominence in the world of...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Towson plays its final basketball games Saturday at the Towson Center, its home for 37 years. And then?
Lights out. Court adjourned.
Next year, the Tigers graduate to the Tiger Arena, a glitzy $72 million, 5,200-seat venue being built adjacent to the...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 3:52 PM
For all of his wit, charm and success, a little bit of the boy who once was nicknamed "Fat Albert' still clings to "Today" show weatherman and feature anchor Al Roker.
It's there in the excess 140 pounds that once draped Roker's frame. It's in his...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:51 PM
A historic Baltimore Catholic school will name its community center in honor of Bill and Camille Cosby, the biggest donors in the school's 184-year history and fierce champions of education, the school announced Friday.
St. Frances Academy, which...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 6:00 AM
A few words on what American Muslims need.
We were discussing this, an olive-skinned Muslim man and I, at a banquet last year, when he said a wistful, poignant thing that has stayed with me ever since. "We thought we were white," he said.
Not "white" in...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:49 PM
When St. Frances Academy needed another $2 million to build its community center in East Baltimore, one nun turned to her "good friends and two of the very finest persons I know" — the Cosbys.
Sister Mary Alice Chineworth, an Oblate Sister of...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 9:00 AM
I have always admired Bill Cosby. From the time my father brought home an album, "Why Is There Air?", I thought he was hilarious yet keenly insightful. I don't think there was anyone who could make my dad laugh like Mr. Cosby. His comedic career was...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 6:24 AM
After seven albums and nearly 15 years of leading the Baltimore alt-country act June Star, lead singer and songwriter Andrew Grimm finally sounds at ease about his band's place in the city's scene.
The six-piece has a small but loyal following, and can...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:05 PM
During an offseason workout Wednesday, St. Frances baseball coach Brian Boles told his players he will not be returning as head coach next season. Boles will be replaced by Carey Cheek, a former player in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization and a three-...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 9:33 PM
Ex-Terp Merriman to hold annual coat drive Saturday
Shawne Merriman, a former Maryland standout who now plays linebacker for the Buffalo Bills, will hold his annual coat drive Saturday before the Maryland-Florida State game at noon at Byrd...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Bluer than Democrat-rich Baltimore! Able to distract morning commuters with a single wave! Look! On the street corner with Jody Landers! It's actual fun in this year's mayoral campaign!
Blue Man, a mysterious figure in a full-body Spandex suit, has...