| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Bernadette M. Ridenour, a homemaker and former stenographer, died Wednesday of dementia at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 88.
The daughter of Louis and Elsie Intlekofer, German immigrant bakers, Bernadette Marie Intlekofer was born in Baltimore and...
| Jul 20, 2014
SUNDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS
|| F1 || German Grand Prix || CNBC7:30 a.m., 12 ||
|| Autos || Global RallyCross Series: New York || 11, 42 ||
|| IndyCar || Honda Indy Toronto: Race 2 || NBCSN3 ||
|| Indy Lights Series (T) || NBCSN6...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:18 AM
Absent from U.S. media encomia for recently deceased former Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze is any mention of the historic deal he reached with his U.S. counterpart James Baker in 1990 ensuring that the Soviet empire would collapse "with a...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:44 AM
First things first, Wednesday night's IronBirds game, which is the last one I attended before writing this column, was one of the quickest I have ever covered. I've documented my strong bias toward well-pitched, low-scoring games many times in this...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:39 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: I have a scarf that says “Not in the face” in both Brazilian and English; I bet one of the Brazilian players wished they knew how to say it in German to stop that beating yesterday.
What's on tap: Argentina vs....
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:29 AM
Yesterday (the weekend) in one sentence: The quarterfinal round was, sadly, as predictable as the last 16, but there’s a chance teams might play more openly in this round.
What's on tap: Brazil vs. Germany, 4 p.m., ESPN.
What you’ll see:...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Yesterday in one sentence: The gaps in the World Cup schedule, as a very smart person pointed out to me, need to be filled with something, even if it’s MLS games. It was too weird without soccer this week, and now there are more days without it than...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:08 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: Neither had it as easy as they might have hoped, but Germany and France set up a showdown in the quarterfinal with wins over Algeria and Nigeria.
What's on tap: Argentina vs. Switzerland, noon, ESPN; Belgium vs. United States,...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Every day, hundreds of people walk or drive by an impressive, if somewhat understated, bronze tablet mounted on a large rock, "sacred to the men of Harford County who made the supreme sacrifice during The World War," that sits in front of the Gen....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:43 AM
As a B1G guy (an intern from Iowa), I'd like to personally welcome Maryland to our great conference. While it's official today, it probably won’t feel official until Oct. 4., when you guys play Ohio State. In other news, a lot more sports things...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:57 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: Mexico had its CONCACAF thunder stolen from it after 89 strong minutes, but Costa Rica held the confederation's banner proudly and is into the final eight.
What’s on tap: France vs. Nigeria, noon, ESPN; Germany vs....
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:55 PM
With its World Cup future uncertain after Sunday’s 2-2 draw against Portugal, the final game of group play for the United States men’s soccer team turned out to be much more important than many would have liked.
The chance to advance was...