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  • Former Terps football coach Joe Krivak dies at 77

    Former Terps football coach Joe Krivak dies at 77
    Bobby Ross got much of the credit for Maryland's short reign as the most dominant team in the Atlantic Coast Conference in the mid 1980s, but Joe Krivak was often referred to as the guru and play-caller for a string of record-setting Terps quarterbacks....
  • Colts better or worse with Pagano back?

    Better with his guidance Dan Pompei Chicago Tribune The Colts will get an emotional boost from Chuck Pagano's return that will make them a better team, but they also will get a coaching boost. Pagano, don't forget, was hired because of his leadership...
  • With Ravens facing Colts, there's more familiarity than contempt

    With Ravens facing Colts, there's more familiarity than contempt
    When the Indianapolis Colts traveled to Baltimore for the Ravens' playoff opener in January 2007, fans greeted the city's former team with a vengeful intensity rarely seen in these parts. Six years later, the Colts are coming back to town for another...
  • Wedded: Marielle Newman and Benjamin Schiffman

    Wedded: Marielle Newman and Benjamin Schiffman
    Wedding day: Oct. 27, 2012 Her story: Marielle Alexis Newman, 27, grew up in New Rochelle, N.Y. She is a color specialist for Under Armour. Her dad, Howell Newman, works for IBM and her mother, Leona Newman, works for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society....
  • McDonogh girls lacrosse defeats Mt. Hebron to capture Fight for 5 tournament

    McDonogh girls lacrosse defeats Mt. Hebron to capture Fight for 5 tournament
    Five games in five days is a demanding schedule, but McDonogh was up for the challenge, extending its winning streak to 80 games along the way. The Eagles capped the most rigorous portion of their spring schedule by defeating Mt. Hebron, 11-5, to win...
  • Mt. Hebron boys lacrosse downs Centennial in Fight for 5 tournament championship

    Mt. Hebron boys lacrosse downs Centennial in Fight for 5 tournament championship
    Former Mt. Hebron boys lacrosse player Evan Nicholson enjoyed nothing more than beating rival Centennial. Nicholson helped the Vikings win a state title in 2006 before heading off to Roanoke College. That year he was diagnosed with Leukemia and passed...
  • Former Colt Joe Ehrmann to speak at child sex abuse summit

    Former Colt Joe Ehrmann to speak at child sex abuse summit
    He was a bearded, Bunyanesque defensive tackle whose rugged play helped the Baltimore Colts to three straight division championships in the 1970s. But Tuesday, when Joe Ehrmann addresses a national gathering convened to deal with the problem of child...
  • Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor

    Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor
    Dr. Moreland Perkins, a philosophy professor who taught at the University of Maryland, College Park and was also former mayor of Riverdale Park, died Nov. 7 of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Roland Park resident was 85. "Moreland was highly...
  • Kathryn Barry Truax, teacher

    Kathryn Barry Truax, teacher
    Kathryn Barry Truax, an elementary school teacher recalled for her classroom presence, died of leukemia Dec. 2 at her Ruxton home. She was 30. Born in Baltimore and raised in Ruxton, she was a 2000 graduate of the Bryn Mawr School, where she played...
  • MedImmune creating drug pipeline for AstraZeneca

    MedImmune creating drug pipeline for AstraZeneca
    When Gail Folena-Wasserman joined Gaithersburg biotechnology startup MedImmune in 1991, she was its first employee in research and development, and dreamed of what the company might be "when it grew up." Two decades later, the senior vice president for...
  • Ulman Cancer Fund merges with 4K for Cancer to help fundraising

    Ulman Cancer Fund merges with 4K for Cancer to help fundraising
    Ryan Hanley spent the summer before he turned 18 thinking about organizing a transcontinental bike ride to raise money for cancer. When he entered the Johns Hopkins University, he set about selling the idea and recruiting classmates and friends to ride 4,...
  • Cummings looks into prescription drug shortages

    Cummings looks into prescription drug shortages
    University of Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese said she was heartbroken that a chemotherapy drug used to treat her 3-year-old son, Tyler, for leukemia was in short supply and possibly unavailable. When she discovered that some companies...