| Aug 25, 2012
| 10:51 AM
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones should not be blamed for the cancellation of UFC 151. The blame should be placed squarely on the shoulders of UFC President Dana White and Zuffa, LLC.
Over the last several years, we've seen fighters sustaining...
| Oct 11, 2012
The best moment of the annual Baltimore Running Festival comes not when the marathon starts on the street outside Oriole Park at Camden Yards, or when the champion crosses the finish line.
For festival founder Lee Corrigan, the high point of Baltimore'...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Bobby Lucas Jr. has an out pitch. It's not a 99 mph fastball that makes hitters flail or a nasty curve that causes them to freeze. It's the confidence that comes from having completed his education at George Washington University after being drafted...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:23 AM
I recently attended a wedding at the beautiful On The Bay in Pasadena, Md. It was a Friday evening, with a planned outdoor ceremony and tented reception. And then came the rain. But to clarify, by rain, I mean torrential downpour and tornado watch. The...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 2:54 PM
When she came home from working a shift at Subway and found Detective Caprice Smith's business card stuck in the front door with the words "Please call" scribbled on the back, the 10 life-changing minutes she had spent in the back seat of a Cherry Hill...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Mike Hartnett is one of hundreds laid off from Sparrows Point this month as the steel mill's owner looks for a buyer. He came back Tuesday in search of a Plan B: What to do if the Baltimore County plant closes for good.
"This place can make money and...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:00 AM
He is referred to everywhere as Gov. Mitt Romney, even though he hasn't been a governor for six years. It's a practice I have never understood. "Former" or "ex" is more accurate but apparently not as polite.
Anyway, as polls are starting to shift...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:19 AM
Wednesday is World Population Day! Why does that matter? Unlike Slurpee Day — also Wednesday — or National Hot Dog Day (July 21), population growth has a direct effect on you, your children, your future and the health of our planet.
| Jan 31, 2012
| 2:01 PM
Brian Gaia won't be with his Gilman football teammates when they sign their national letters of intent Wednesday morning. He'll be getting ready to take on the world.
The All-Metro lineman has been in Austin, Texas, this week preparing for Wednesday...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 9:07 AM
This feature appears each Monday on the Baltimore Sports Blitz. It’s just like “What They’re Saying About the Ravens,” but it includes blogger Matt Vensel saying something about what those people are saying. Got it?
| Feb 6, 2012
| 9:53 AM
With its leafless landscape and almost eerie yellow and pink light, the Eastern Shore in winter is wonderfully different from its warm-weather self. This time of year, it is stripped down to its essence — quiet and spare. Summer, with its crowds and...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Aspirins and short skirts and contraception, oh my! The last few weeks have seen a slew of Republican gaffes concerning women's sexuality. From Rick Santorum's billionaire supporter Foster Friess' waxing nostalgic about the good old days when women put...