| Oct 22, 2012
| 10:29 AM
Coming to the United States as a 15-year-old, Cuban-born refugee, it truly was a dream to think that I could go to college and become president of a great Maryland university. But with the support of many people along the way, and the belief instilled...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 11:59 AM
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....
| Aug 16, 2011
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 1:55 PM
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...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 8:12 PM
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...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 8:16 PM
Frankness is his charm
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...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 6:21 AM
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 --...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Though he never had the chance to wear the cartoon bird on his cap day-in and day out, former Orioles outfielder and current Tampa Bay Ray Luke Scott is doing his best to, well, remain a cartoon character with his new ballclub -- and he’s still...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 9:00 AM
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.
| Nov 5, 2011
| 4:49 PM
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...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 7:08 PM
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...
| May 7, 2012
| 3:00 AM
"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,...