| Nov 2, 2012
| 9:14 AM
Once cheered as the sound of a good hit, the loud crack heard on the gridiron when two football helmets collide is more often greeted these days by gasps, as fans recognize the game- and potentially even season-ending injuries such jarring impacts can...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 8:03 AM
One of the pleasures in blogging is the ability to point people to other sources, other writers, building a sense of community in the audience. Today has been ripe with posts to recommend.
Jan Freeman explores the pleasures people take in peeving about...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Baltimore will enter its third consecutive day below freezing Thursday, prompting health officials to warn vulnerable residents of deadly conditions, even as the region prepares for treacherous travel with light snow expected to fall early Thursday and...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 4:54 PM
People who know I grew up in New England have the wrong idea — they think I'm a Red Sox fan, a Patriots fan and one of those "hardy" people who walked a mile to school in the snow. Not true.
I gave up the Sox within minutes after sitting in...
| May 21, 2012
| 6:49 AM
When the first Wine in the Woods festival was being planned in 1992, Ellicott City restaurateur Fernand Tersiguel suggested organizers add enlightenment to their goals for the event. This weekend, as the wine festival marks its 20th anniversary in...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Friday afternoon in a spacious Annapolis courtroom with a flat-screen monitor, Dr. Roy E. Bands Jr., board-certified orthopedic surgeon, presented a side view of John Leopold's lumbar region — how his lower spine, abdomen and bladder looked in...
| May 28, 2012
Inside a converted warehouse in Pigtown, off limits to most company emplyees, designers and engineers dream up and test equipment for one of the nation's fastest growing sports.
They follow in the foot steps of company founder Richard B.C. Tucker, a 1951...
| May 25, 2012
| 5:24 PM
As the space capsule called Dragon hurtled toward the International Space Station at about 17,500 miles per hour on Friday, no space enthusiast was more enthralled than Paul Warren, a self-described "nerd" who attends Henry E. Lackey High School in...
| May 28, 2012
| 12:46 PM
Dr. Mark E. Molliver, a Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine professor emeritus of neuroscience and neurology, died of complications after cardiac arrest May 10 at Hopkins Hospital. The Canton resident was 75.
Colleagues said his discoveries had...
| 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...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:05 PM
It was while she was serving dinner to her kids in 2008 and their dad was out campaigning for president, that Michelle Obama hatched a modest daydream: a vegetable garden on the White House grounds.
She'd recently had a conversation with her children's...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 8:45 AM
These two interpreters for the deaf say their relationship began with their first date, a low-key picnic held indoors because of the August heat.
Wedding Date: August 11, 2012
Amy's story: Amy Lanasa, 37, grew up in the Catonsville area, and now lives...