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  • The Sun Remembers: March 24-30

    The Sun Remembers: March 24-30
    March 28, 2009: In the longest lacrosse game in NCAA history — seven overtimes — top-ranked Virginia defeats No. 9 Maryland, 10-9. Brian Carroll (Gilman) scores the winning goal for the host Cavaliers. The game lasts 3 hours, 45 minutes....
  • GOP to showcase Rubio as new face of party

    GOP to showcase Rubio as new face of party
    In the Republican Party's developing effort to put on a new face after November's presidential defeat, the latest gesture is trotting out freshman Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida to deliver the GOP response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union...
  • BWI flights to Cuba to start in March

    BWI flights to Cuba to start in March
    A Tampa-based company plans to begin offering flights next spring from BWI-Marshall Airport to Cuba, where travel has been restricted since 1961, shortly after Fidel Castro took power and nationalized U.S.-owned businesses. But visitors shouldn't count...
  • Feds investigating BWI flights to Cuba

    Feds investigating BWI flights to Cuba
    It was undoubtedly exciting news: Baltimore would become one of the few spots in the U.S. offering flights to Cuba, a Communist nation largely off-limits to American travelers. But one critical item had been overlooked: the paperwork. The Florida travel...
  • Born this way? Liberals and the pseudo-science of the conservative brain

    Born this way? Liberals and the pseudo-science of the conservative brain
    "They do that because they were born that way." If you say that about homosexuals, you are tolerant and realistic. If you say it about blacks, you are racist (unless you're black yourself). If you say it about women, you may or may not be sexist,...
  • Orioles' presence at Cespedes' workout showcases expanded international efforts

    Orioles' presence at Cespedes' workout showcases expanded international efforts
    Desperately lagging in the world baseball market, the Orioles are attempting to step up their international efforts, and this weekend might serve as a primary example of that change in philosophy. An Orioles contingent — to include manager Buck...
  • 'Dancing with the Stars' recap: Week 3 performances

    'Dancing with the Stars' recap: Week 3 performances
    Week 3 and tonight's the first night I'll lament not hearing the announcer say "Navratilova" in that special way. And as if that's not sad-making enough, it's "their most memorable year" night. Hope your heartstrings are screwed in tight because they're...
  • Obama a Marxist? Hardly

    I saw the point of the writer who complained about Leonard Pitts' rather frequent accusations of "racism," but to say that President Obama's policies are "socialistic, Marxist" ("No racism here Mr. Pitts " Readers Respond, Aug 11)? Give me a break. This...
  • Congress: Learn to negotiate

    Congress: Learn to negotiate
    This month, disapproval of Congress hit an all-time high — The New York Times reports that 82 percent of Americans give Congress the thumbs-down. Both parties get low marks, so the general disgust can't be attributed only to ideology. What the...
  • Punish Guillen for his comments on Castro?

    Frankness is his charm Kevin Baxter Los Angeles Times Should Ozzie Guillen be punished for speaking his mind? No, not if the Marlins believe in free speech. However, South Florida has only a tenuous relationship with free speech — especially...
  • Let's not forget that Selig (and Angelos) rubbed elbows with Castro

    Let's not forget that Selig (and Angelos) rubbed elbows with Castro
    By now, you've heard the news: The Miami Marlins on Tuesday suspended Ozzie Guillen for five games for telling Time magazine he loves and respects Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. I wrote earlier that while I find Guillen's remarks stupid and insensitive --...
  • Occupy protests: Politics is like a box of chocolates

    I am happy to see that once again there are Americans raising their voices in protest. I know I'm not happy with the direction that our elected officials, the banking industry and the military-industrial complex are taking this country. Our third...