| Aug 4, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Ravens offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie has grown a bit tired of the constant scrutiny of how much he weighs.
McKinnie reported to training camp at least 10 pounds over, if not significantly higher, than his prescribed target weight of 346 pounds,...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 7:16 PM
Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones' inside fake was convincing enough to spin around cornerback Jimmy Smith, leaving him out of position to defend a spiral from Joe Flacco.
As Jones hauled in the touchdown pass at Sunday’s open practice at Navy-...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
On a recent Wednesday afternoon at Swansfield Pool in Columbia, patrons couldn't miss the blue tent, yellow tablecloth and lime green T-shirts of the Better Beverage Buddies street team.
Kids, some shy and others curious, approached the table stacked...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:42 AM
The pending arrival of Jacksonville Jaguars left tackle Eugene Monroe in Baltimore via a trade for third-day draft picks is expected to have a negative impact on the status of the Ravens' current starter at the position, veteran Bryant McKinnie.
| Nov 20, 2012
| 1:06 PM
By now all of the Twinkies, Ho Hos and other Hostess baked goods have been stripped from grocery store shelves — and countless tributes paid via Tweets, blogs and Facebook posts.
After more than 80 years in business, Hostess declared it was...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:17 PM
With Harford County's obesity rate jumping by 130 percent during the last decade, the Obesity Task Force released its final report Tuesday on how it plans to battle the bulge in the coming years.
Two-thirds of the county's population (63.5 percent) is...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:32 AM
Growing up in Texas, I played softball — fast pitch. After playing in the hot Texas sun, our team, the Sweetpeas, had a snack of oranges and water, in containers brought from home.
Today, my husband and I are new Howard County residents, and we...
| May 18, 2012
| 7:30 AM
As physicians who treat overweight children in Maryland daily, we strongly support the views expressed by Horizon Foundation CEO Nikki Highsmith Vernick in her recent commentary on childhood obesity ("A healthier way to snack," May 15). We urge parents to...
| May 20, 2012
| 8:19 PM
"VEEP" keeps getting better week by week. And the last couple of weeks, it feels as if the HBO comedy has really found its feet.
Baltimore viewers will be especially interested in the ending of Sunday's episode as it sets the wheels in motion for a...
| May 29, 2012
| 1:34 PM
As temperatures climbed into the 90s around Harford County Memorial Day weekend, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene activated its state heat emergency website http://dhmh.maryland.gov/extremeheat to provide information about preventing...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Drop a few pounds and it will lead to a good night's sleep, new Johns Hopkins research has found.
As the body loses fat, particularly belly fat, people are able to sleep better, Hopkins doctors found when following 77 people over six months.
| Oct 9, 2012
| 2:49 PM
As is the case in the rest of our great nation, the people of Harford County are getting greater, on average, with each passing day.
Unfortunately, greater in this sense of the word isn't a good thing. We're not getting taller on average, but we are...