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  • At least one thing in Washington works: the Nationals

    At least one thing in Washington works: the Nationals
    Karl Marx is credited with saying that religion is "the opium of the people." But here in the nation's capital, baseball is the drug of choice that rescues political junkies from the unpleasant realities around them. Currently providing relief from...
  • Coachspeak with Milford Mill boys basketball's Mike Silverman

    Coachspeak with Milford Mill boys basketball's Mike Silverman
    After spending the previous five seasons as the school's junior varsity coach and varsity assistant under former coach Albert Holley, Silverman is excited about the prospects of maintaining the program's lofty standard on and off the basketball court in...
  • Larry S. Gibson's book on Thurgood Marshall examines the forces in Baltimore that shaped young judge

    Larry S. Gibson's book on Thurgood Marshall examines the forces in Baltimore that shaped young judge
    Forty-three years of letters, photographs, campaign buttons, itineraries and the occasional miniature flag are crammed into 2,000 fat binders lining three walls — floor to ceiling — of a storage room in the University of Maryland School of...
  • One more vote for Marvin Miller for the Hall of Fame

    One more vote for Marvin Miller for the Hall of Fame
    Since the news broke that baseball union pioneer Marvin Miller passed away this week, there has been a growing media chorus advocating his induction in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. It certainly is long overdue. Miller changed baseball for the...
  • Helaman Ferguson's sculpture blends the artistic, mathematic

    Helaman Ferguson's sculpture blends the artistic, mathematic
    The marriage of two disciplines, mathematics and art, may seem an unlikely union given an artist’s innate desire for free expression. Meet Helaman Ferguson, whose sculpture is known for its root in mathematical design. Ferguson, of North Laurel,...
  • Orioles feel optimism of fans looking forward to next season

    Orioles feel optimism of fans looking forward to next season
    In his seven years in an Orioles uniform, right fielder Nick Markakis couldn't talk about the upcoming season as optimistically as he did on Tuesday. Surely, every offseason comes with its share of hopefulness. But this one, coming off the Orioles first...
  • Coachspeak with Manchester Valley football's Tony Shermeyer

    Coachspeak with Manchester Valley football's Tony Shermeyer
    In 2008, Tony Shermeyer was The Baltimore Sun’s Football Coach of the Year after leading Century to the state semifinals in only his fourth season as head coach. The Knights also had their first winning season, 12-1, that fall. After that,...
  • Doubt about marriage shouldn't be ignored

    Doubt about marriage shouldn't be ignored
    When women have pre-wedding jitters they shouldn’t ignore them, according to researchers at UCLA. New research shows that doubts, particularly the woman’s, predicts higher divorce rates and less marital satisfaction years later. “...
  • Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor

    Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor
    Dr. Moreland Perkins, a philosophy professor who taught at the University of Maryland, College Park and was also former mayor of Riverdale Park, died Nov. 7 of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Roland Park resident was 85. "Moreland was highly...
  • That pesky Second Amendment

    Back in 2008 I put up a short post on the grammar of the Second Amendment, pointing out that the introductory absolute puts the right of bearing arms in the context of the establishment of a militia. It would have been interesting to expand on that in...
  • Sterling S. "Spence" Keyes, educator

    Sterling S. "Spence" Keyes, educator
    Sterling S. "Spence" Keyes, a veteran educator who had served as acting superintendent for Baltimore public schools in the early 1970s and later held positions with the New York State Department of Education, died Nov. 8 of prostate cancer at Gilchrist...
  • Esther 'Penny' Love, city guidance counselor

    Esther 'Penny' Love, city guidance counselor
    Esther "Penny" Love, a Baltimore public school guidance counselor for nearly 40 years who was an outspoken advocate for emotionally challenged and dyslexic students, died Monday of lung cancer at Sinai Hospital. She was 89. Esther Shulman, whose...