| Jul 21, 2012
| 12:28 PM
The second most-abundant element in the universe is in short supply.
Lighter than air and nonrenewable, helium is however quite rare on Earth, derived mostly from natural gas deposits. And recently it's grown scarcer.
In the Baltimore area, some...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Torrey Smith’s doing it. Dane Cook’s doing it. Your esteemed representatives in the Maryland House of Delegates are probably doing it, too.
“Zaching,” Zach Lederer’s defiant strongman pose in the face of two brain tumors...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 10:38 AM
Jim Calhoun should be on the sidelines of a basketball court, coaching the University of Connecticut men's team. Instead, he's been on medical leave for a painful arthritic condition.
Calhoun's pain is caused by spinal stenosis, a medical condition that...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 3:51 PM
The new Herman & Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital at Sinai will boast some of the latest medical technology, but just as important is its expanded playroom.
When the building opens to patients next month, it will feature a playroom 50 percent...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 5:13 PM
Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta could miss the rest of training camp and is now a question mark for the Sept. 10 season opener after he suffered what appears to be a broken hand in Monday's practice.
Pitta walked off the field with a trainer less than an...
| May 23, 2012
You may or may not know who Tim Murdock is; however, a large and ever-expanding population of Elkridge and the surrounding communities does, as well as almost everyone in the Howard County Public School System.
Tim is a 25-year-old eighth-grade history...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 10:23 PM
ATLANTA -- Tight end Ed Dickson salvaged an otherwise disappointing night for the Ravens' first-team offense by going up high and snatching a Joe Flacco pass for a 9-yard touchdown early in the second quarter of the preseason opener Thursday.
But on a...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 11:01 AM
Ravens tight end Ed Dickson only suffered a sprained right shoulder against the Atlanta Falcons and didn't incur any structural damage Thursday night as a magnetic resonance imaging exam confirmed the initial diagnosis, according to a source.
| Mar 8, 2012
| 3:42 AM
The two brightly colored rubber bands that Orioles catcher Michael Ohlman wears around his right wrist — one orange and the other green — serve as a constant reminder.
They remind him of two high school friends, Brett Wagner and Josh Rogers,...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Both of the Ravens' starting offensive guards suffered minor injuries with magnetic resonance imaging exams Monday confirming that diagnosis.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh said that Pro Bowl right guard Marshal Yanda, who left the game briefly to head to...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:18 PM
Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel graded out his first Grapefruit League outing with his new team Thursday afternoon — in which he tossed a pair of scoreless innings in a 2-1 win over the Atlanta Braves at Ed Smith Stadium — as a "B, C-plus."...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 7:51 PM
— The Washington Redskins captured their seventh win in 13 games on Sunday, but this win came with a rookie quarterback not named Robert Griffin III.
Kirk Cousins, the organization's fourth-round pick in the NFL draft, hit wide receiver Pierre...