| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:44 AM
That one of the largest pro football players of his era now owns three restaurants isn't surprising. But how did Roger Brown shed 50 pounds doing it?
"My goal now is to sell the food, not eat it," said Brown, 76, who played at Maryland State before...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:31 PM
The new T-Sizzle is pretty much the same as the old T-Sizzle.
Nearly five weeks ago, at the mandatory minicamp, there were sightings of the new guy. He didn't smile and laugh. He didn't crack any jokes or take any shots at his favorite team and player:...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:38 AM
Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston answers reader questions on the Ravens' 16-13 overtime win ove the San Diego Chargers.
Eric in Jacksonville: Mike, give it to us straight: Did the San Diego defense just play inspired or did the Ravens offense...
| May 6, 2012
| 7:34 PM
John Lanahan Jr. was spending Sunday afternoon at St. Agnes Hospital with his father, who was recovering from an allergic reaction. The two Orioles fans planned to watch the game against perennial favorite Boston Red Sox.
Then disaster struck. As the...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 3:51 PM
McDonogh defensive end Roman Braglio grew up lifting hay bales on his father's Woodstock farm. Now the 6-foot-4, 240-pound senior uses that strength as one of the area's top defensive linemen.
With 16 sacks and 72 tackles, Braglio leads the No. 8...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 8:22 PM
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NFL Team Report - St. Louis Rams - INSIDE SLANT
When a team in the NFL is eliminated from the playoffs, it can sometimes be a challenge to remain focused and, as former New York Jets coach Herman Edwards once famously said, "play to...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 5:05 AM
ST. LOUIS On the eve of the 2011 draft, former St. Louis Rams general manager Billy Devaney discussed first-round strategy with owner Stan Kroenke and former team president John Shaw.
"I went over all the possible scenarios," recalled Devaney, now an...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:09 AM
Blake Bortles has won at Penn State and Louisville as the quarterback of a nationally ranked UCF team pointed squarely at a BCS bowl.
He has pundits praising his game, and pro draft scouts eyeballing his 6-foot-4, 230-pound frame.
And he could be...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:50 AM
I think the world of Roberto Clemente and the legacy he left behind.
You can quote me on it, based on a piece wrote in 2002 commemorating the 30-year anniversary of his death under tragic circumstances. Clemente as one of five passengers killed in a...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:31 PM
The trumpets and horns blared, and the booming bass drums pounded during the assembly in the Edgewater High School auditorium on Wednesday morning.
Deacon Jones would have loved it. This was his kind of joint. Life was a loud, boisterous party for a man...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:45 PM
For Mark Keys, the pen is mightier than the scalpel.
Thirty-four surgeries on his back and legs, coupled with a host of other ailments, have left the onetime boat rigger unable to work and largely homebound since 1991.
His physical problems have led...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:22 AM
This past Sunday on Groller's Corner, I mentioned the unique concept Pro Football Talk on the NBC Sports Network is using to identify a Mount Rushmore for each NFL team. They're calling it "Faces of the Franchise." I think it's a fascinating topic --...