| Jun 29, 2011
| 8:00 AM
The Capitals have started to retool their roster after another early playoff exit. They have re-signed center Brooks Laich, traded for power forward Troy Brouwer and added a few draft picks to their minor-league system. Expect more changes -- perhaps more...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 2:25 PM
Christina Salmond always wanted to make it back into a judo dojo.
After leaving the sport following her senior year of high school to "go to college, get my degree and go on with my life," the 32-year-old Glen Burnie resident swore she would one day...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 9:28 PM
Gilman, defensive end, junior
• 6-foot, 210-pound player was quick off ball, found ways to get to quarterback
• Had 16 sacks, 23 tackles for loss, five forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries
• Opponents tried to...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 3:22 PM
The Washington Capitals and 1st Mariner Arena announced today that they will make a "special" announcement Monday afternoon at the arena. Baltimore city officials and Capitals GM George McPhee will be in attendance, so expect a pretty significant...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 5:48 AM
The speculation and apocrypha surrounding "cover curses" in sports go back at least as far as the "Sports Illustrated cover jinx." In the age of video games, the "Madden Curse" has taken up the mantle as the most hotly-debated superstition in sports...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 7:49 PM
Panthers on the prowl
Give Panthers general manager Dale Tallon props. The architect of the Blackhawks' 2010 Stanley Cup championship team brought in 11 new players and rookie coach Kevin Dineen to transform last year's...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:28 PM
Sunday's matinee against the Carolina Hurricanes won't go down as one of the more complete or perfect performances by the Washington Capitals this year. In fact, there were few moments at Verizon Center where they seemed firmly in control of the contest,...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:08 PM
To some, he might seem a rebel in a Ravens town. But ironically, David Nitkin is a Patriot — a fan of the New England football team, albeit one who works for a county government whose executive, Ken Ulman, bleeds the purple and black of the...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 8:47 PM
The Stanley Cup has been hugged, kissed and photographed thousands of times and dented at least once since June, when the Bruins defeated the Canucks to win their first championship since 1972.
Fixing the damage caused when the Cup fell off a table was...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 7:49 PM
The defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins captured the Northeast Division by a comfortable 10-point margin, capped the regular season on an impressive 9-2-1 run and finished tied for second in goals scored with 3.17 per game.
They're led by the...
| Apr 18, 2012
It was Brooks Laich who pointed out late Monday night that one never knows when a Stanley Cup playoff series will turn chippy — or worse — but that it is almost inevitable.
"Sometimes it happens right away in the first game, sometimes it...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 1:11 PM
In February, 1st Mariner Arena officials said they were close to finalizing a deal with the Washington Capitals to bring the Baltimore Hockey Classic back to the arena in September. The Capitals made it official Thursday, announcing that they would play a...