| Jul 8, 2011
Must convert chances
After watching a plodding U.S. backline struggle to keep up with a faster Sweden in Wednesday's final group match, the short answer would be no, with the lone question being how much damage will...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 4:10 PM
One hundred years ago this summer, the Empire Theater opened as one of the premier vaudeville houses on downtown Baltimore's west side.
After decades of dormancy, the landmark is set to house live performances once again as the new home of Everyman...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 7:45 AM
Ravens safety Tom Zbikowski, a football player by trade and a boxer at heart, is taking advantage of the looming NFL lockout by getting back into the boxing ring. Zbikowski will fight on the undercard of a pro boxing event at the MGM Grand casino in Las...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 9:30 AM
Ravens safety Tom Zbikowski and Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco both appeared on "The Afternoon Saloon" on ESPN Radio 1000 in Chicago yesterday, and they engaged in a little friendly trash talk over the possibility of a charity boxing match between...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 7:45 AM
Ravens safety Tommy Zbikowski returned to the boxing ring over the weekend and delivered a first-round knockout by landing a left hook into the belly of husky opponent Richard Bryant.
"I knew I hurt him," Zbikowski said after picking up the second win...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 10:00 AM
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones recently told my Baltimore Sun colleague Kevin Richardson that his brother, Ravens defensive tackle Arthur Jones, "would do great in the octagon." The 2010 fifth-round draft pick won two New York state...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'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 -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
| Jan 17, 2012
| 2:18 PM
It is Christmas Day, and Arthur and Jon Jones are slap-boxing again, two grown adults playfully bobbing, weaving and grappling in front of their parents and children. It was inevitable, really.
Days later, Arthur won't remember what was at stake. Maybe...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 3:34 PM
Backs squarely against the wall as they carried on the NCAA Division I record for consecutive losses, players on the Towson men's basketball team got a badly needed dose of inspiration Thursday when coach Pat Skerry showed them Muhammad Ali's famed "rope-...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 6:20 PM
They may have walked into Moe's Boxing and Fitness gym on Leeds Ave. in Arbutus intending to lose weight and get in better shape, but Brendon Twilley and Rich Rogers proved they can be pretty good in the ring in an officially sanctioned boxing match as...
| Jul 28, 2011
One has 10 tattoos, a Mohawk haircut and so much ethnic diversity in her background she calls herself "a little bit of everything."
The other is a fair-haired, fair-skinned Valley girl who put aside a modeling career to fight.
Yet for all their...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 1:44 PM
ATLANTA -- It was evident by the way Mark Turgeon spoke — with his head lowered and in an almost disbelieving tone — that the Maryland coach considered it far too late in the season to still be harping on the same issues that have plagued...