| Jul 22, 2012
| 1:27 PM
Undefeated MMA fighter and Strikeforce women’s champion Ronda Rousey is never one to not speak her mind. The two-time Olympian and bronze medal winner in judo, recently talked with Elie Seckbach about her experiences in Beijing and hanging out...
| May 18, 2011
| 3:59 AM
Oprah Winfrey is one great storyteller.
So let her set the stage for the story of her years in Baltimore — seven and a half years starting in 1976 that would profoundly shape not only the life of the young anchorwoman, but also give birth to the...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:26 AM
Baltimore's Jim McKay anchored the first American telecast of the Summer Olympics in 1960 from a primitive CBS studio in Grand Central Terminal in New York City. Coverage of the Rome Games totaled 20 hours and cost the network $394,000 in rights fees.
| Jan 3, 2011
| 12:36 PM
From the Z on TV blog:
WBAL-TV Monday answered one of the bigger questions of Baltimore media 2011: Who will replace Oprah in Channel 11's afternoon lineup?
The answer is Ellen DeGeneres, according to Jordan Wertlieb, WBAL's general manager.
| Jun 23, 2011
| 11:54 AM
Has it really been only a month since Oprah Winfrey signed off as host of one of the most successful shows in TV history with "The Oprah Winfrey Show"?
We sure do chew 'em up and forget about 'em fast when in comes to milestones in American life, don't...
| May 3, 2011
| 8:14 AM
We write to commend The Baltimore Sun for the editorial, "Truancy and the courts" (May 1), calling for a continuum of interventions to reverse the epidemic of chronic absence that continues, despite some improvement, in the Baltimore City Public Schools....
| Jul 7, 2012
| 4:00 AM
When asked at the close of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 what the Founders had wrought, Benjamin Franklinfamously said, "A Republic, if you can keep it."
That question might also be put to the five Supreme Court justices who voted last week to...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Everyone who has ever tuned into a cable channel has heard the names Natalee Holloway and Laci Peterson. Show hosts like Nancy Grace have used their TV pulpits to chronicle the disappearance of such white, female victims night after night.
But what about...
| Feb 7, 2012
Jackie of Baltimore wants the recipe for a red velvet cake: "Two years ago at Christmas, I had the chance to taste this cake but I can't find a recipe anywhere." — Baltimore Sun recipe finder, 1990
Hang in there, Jackie.
If you managed to wait...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 7:55 PM
Education: Undergrad: Colorado State. Grad school: University of Maryland School of Social Work.
OCCUPATION: Social worker
INTERESTS: Dancing, skiing, swimming and traveling
| Feb 11, 2012
| 7:45 PM
Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48.
Publicist Kristen Foster said Saturday that the...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 2:13 PM
It's a kind of a musical homecoming.
"Porgy and Bess," the first and, many would say, greatest American opera, returns to Baltimore after a long absence with a large-scale production this week at Morgan State University, featuring several well-...