| Jun 15, 2014
| 3:00 AM
I am standing at the front door, locked out of my own house. If this were a movie, it'd be raining. Thankfully, this isn't so it isn't. But the reality is embarrassing enough without any Hollywood embellishments.
You see, we have this digital lock. To...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 6:00 AM
With a lack of anything smart to say to lead off this edition of the Coffee Companion, let's tip our hat to beloved baseball man Don Zimmer, who passed away last night at the age of 83. You don't get the kind of universal acclaim he has without earning...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:21 AM
I said yesterday in the Coffee Companion, where every weekday we recap the local sports headlines, that the Orioles cursed themselves by saying a six-man rotation was a possibility. Well…
- Chris Tillman failed to get out of the second inning for...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:45 AM
Ripken Stadium — home of the Aberdeen IronBirds — was transformed into a wrestling arena Sunday night for the latest stop on TNA's Impact World Tour. In case you missed it, three dedicated and talented Baltimore Sun summer interns were there...
| May 31, 2014
| 12:41 PM
"Since Affirmed in 1978" — it has to be the most overused phrase in thoroughbred racing.
And yet it's inevitable every spring, when a new crop of 3-year-olds takes a shot at the sport's most cherished prize — the Triple Crown.
| May 7, 2014
| 5:57 AM
No amount of coffee will wake you up from the deep, nightmarish sleep you likely had while thinking about Matt Wieters' elbow injury. But in case that kept you up, blogger Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion, where Monday through Friday, he recaps the...
| May 8, 2014
| 6:11 AM
The Ravens likely won't pick until late this evening in the NFL draft. Given the team's penchant for trading back, it could be an even later night. So maybe it's best to wait until the evening to brew up something strong and read this Coffee Companion,...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 4:44 PM
For almost a year, the question was "if" Michael Phelps would return to competitive swimming.
Now that Phelps is scheduled to end his 20-month retirement Thursday in Mesa, Ariz., a more nuanced question looms: Why?
Phelps sounded fairly certain he...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:51 PM
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Marcin Gortat knew he wasn't going to be in Phoenix long the moment the rebuilding Suns drafted former Maryland center Alex Len fifth overall in June, but that...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 4:16 AM
"Bible camp's cancelled." -- Gyp Rosetti
The rubble of Babette's Supper Club is still smoking and the echoes of last week's blast are still ringing in Nucky Thompson's ears.
An episode like "The Milkmaid's Lot" could have gone down a very reflexive...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:01 AM
The final presidential debate Monday drew a TV audience of 59.2 million viewers, according to Nielsen Media.
That's down from the 67.2 million and 65.6 million for the first and second debates, respectively. But it still shows huge interest --...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 11:12 PM
The player who scored the biggest basket in Baltimore Bullets history turned 68 Thursday.
Happy Birthday, Mad Dog.
"I can still shoot," Fred Carter, the man with the feral nickname, said from his home in Norristown, Pa. "I can't make the 20-footer,...