| Nov 2, 2012
| 9:14 AM
Once cheered as the sound of a good hit, the loud crack heard on the gridiron when two football helmets collide is more often greeted these days by gasps, as fans recognize the game- and potentially even season-ending injuries such jarring impacts can...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:26 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Thursday to be sunny, with a high near 82 and southeast winds around 5 to 7 miles per hour. Thursday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 66.
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| Sep 14, 2012
| 9:26 AM
Former Ravens running back Matt Lawrence has joined the legion of former NFL players suing the league in a concussion-related lawsuit.
Lawrence alleges fraud, conspiracy and negligence on the part of the NFL for concealing the risks of long-term damage...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Thank you for publishing the article on concussions in youth sports ("Teen athletes suffer long-term effects of concussions," Sept. 12). It was long overdue. This is a serious problem, and everyone who loves sports and is involved in helping young...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Jameel McClain knows what it feels like to be "dinged," or hit so hard in the head that he felt dizzy.
It was his rookie year with the Ravens, and he said he ran down the field straight into three offensive linemen. Team doctors kept him out of the...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 1:22 PM
It seems everywhere you look in Maryland, there's a startup competition sprouting up. We've had the Startup Bus. This weekend is Startup Weekend.
Gov. Martin O'Malley announced the InvestMaryland Challenge. The challenge will reward three...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 5:29 PM
Emergency regulations passed by the state school board Tuesday will require that athletic coaches be trained in how to identify traumatic head injuries and that students be pulled out of a game as soon as a concussion is suspected.
School board members...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Lacrosse is the fastest-growing team sport in America. Its combination of speed, sticks, a ball and physical contact make for a unique set of injury types, mechanisms and priorities.
Growing nearly as fast as the game itself are the efforts of a group of...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 7:14 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. – There weren’t many concrete answers given during Brian Roberts’ news conference with the media Friday afternoon, but the words of the injured Orioles second baseman’s words resonated well.
I don’t know...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 9:00 AM
When Beth Kennedy's head hit the ice hard, she was stunned. The teen got up slowly, skated to her hockey team's bench and asked her rec league coach if she could sit out for a bit. But she returned to the heat of the tournament game a few minutes later....
| Jul 28, 2012
| 8:45 PM
The Orioles could be getting a familiar face back to Camden Yards very soon.
Second baseman Brian Roberts started a two-game rehabilitation stint with short-season Single-A Aberdeen on Saturday night and could be back with the major league club as early...
| May 8, 2012
| 11:47 AM
We may never know exactly why Junior Seau died, of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, at his home in San Diego on May 2. Suicide is commonly the result of depression, and perhaps Mr. Seau had a mood disorder that had nothing to do...