| May 11, 2013
| 2:12 PM
As Orb charged to the wire at Churchill Downs last weekend, he established his clear superiority to the other 18 thoroughbreds on horse racing's biggest stage, the Kentucky Derby.
But compared to Derby champions of the past, Orb's time is less...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 5:27 AM
The official Olympics athlete shots are out and let's just say if they offered a medal in rolling out of bed, throwing on last night's clothes and showing up for a photo shoot, Michael Phelps would likely win.
His Olympics 2012 photograph looks like a...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Towson resident Charlotte Smith and her family are traveling to London this week to return to the scene of her father's Olympic basketball triumph.
"I've heard about the Olympics from my dad all my life," said Smith, the middle school dean at St. Paul...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Like many sports fans this week, Tom Quirk will experience the Summer Olympic Games on TV, watching Michael Phelps go for more Olympic glory and enjoying the possibility of an underdog winning a gold medal.
But the view of Catonsville resident is aided...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 12:02 PM
Hundreds of swimmers are descending upon London for the 2012 Summer Olympics, but the sport also enjoyed a crowning moment in the local summer season this week in Hampstead.
On Wednesday, July 25, a group of nearly 1,000 swimmers competed in the...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 4:15 PM
When the McDonogh School year began Aug. 29, Ian Silverman was absent. But he had a good excuse.
Silverman, 16, a McDonogh junior and swimming star, who has a mild form of cerebral palsy in his calves, was in London, England, where he would win a gold...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 3:28 AM
The Olympic torch came to Brixton on Thursday, and so did Amy Cohen.
She lived in the South London district until recently, a job change and the continuing financial crisis sending her to live back home with her parents at age 34. Among the throngs who...
| Sep 29, 2012
When the British author Chris Cleave published his debut novel, "Incendiary," he fell victim to perhaps the worst historical coincidence ever to afflict an author.
The book, about a terrorist attack in a London sports stadium, was released on July 7,...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 3:30 AM
As the Olympics play out in London, there's at least one Baltimorean dreaming about Charm City hosting the world-class athletic event - with the successors to Baltimore's swimming stars Michael Phelps and Allison Schmitt racing each other across the...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 5:53 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, we'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday.
** The Ravens have until 4 p.m. today to reach a deal with Ray Rice. If no deal is...
| Jul 28, 2012
A little more than a decade ago, a group of business executives and civic leaders envisioned a moment when the world's eyes would be riveted by events in the Baltimore-Washington area: the lighting of a cauldron followed by two weeks of elite athletic...
| Aug 6, 2012
The Glenwood 50+ Center, located in the Gary J. Arthur Community Center, has plenty of activities going on, both on a daily basis, as well as some upcoming special activities.
The center is currently conducting a shoe drive for Soles 4 Souls. This...