| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: They were draws in the scorebook, but Mexico beat Brazil, 0-0, and South Korea beat Russia, 1-1.
What’s on tap: Australia vs Netherlands, noon, ESPN; Spain vs. Chile, 3 p.m.; ESPN; Cameroon vs. Croatia, 6 p.m., ESPN....
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:44 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: Much of the Spanish team has pretty much played year-round since it won in 2010, and we are seeing the fruits of it — it's sadly clear none of them have anything left in the tank.
What’s on tap: Colombia vs....
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: I'm glad I write for an American newspaper and not a British one, because with the controversial Luis Suarez causing the inevitable downfall of the disappointing English national team, I don't think I'd sleep until Tuesday....
| Jun 21, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: Costa Rica did CONCACAF proud and Honduras tried, but France put on a performance against a fraudulent Swiss side that not many European sides have been capable of in Brazil.
What’s on tap: Argentina vs. Iran, 12 p.m.,...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:31 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: The United States wouldn't have been deserving winners, and I understand my own personal expectations are too high, but that was a devastating draw that puts the team in a terrible situation heading into the Germany match....
| Jun 23, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Sunday’s United States vs. Portugal World Cup match was the most watched soccer match in American history, and it set a viewership record here in Baltimore as well.
The Baltimore market had the eighth-highest rating in the country, with an 11....
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: All four matches yesterday saw a better team emerge and eventually run away with the match, with Mexico’s late assault against Croatia only topped by Neymar’s virtuoso performance in front of an adoring crowd in...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Just when you thought there were no more awards for Taylor Cummings to be considered for, the Maryland lacrosse star was nominated for an ESPY on Tuesday.
The McDonogh graduate is nominated for the Best Female College Athlete along with Breanna Stewart,...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:41 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: World Cup officiating is probably going to be brutal and will ruin the tournament for some, no matter how deserved Brazil's 3-1 win was.
What's on tap today: Mexico vs. Cameroon, noon, ESPN2; Spain vs. Netherlands, 3 p.m.,...
| May 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Once, Social Security was the "third rail" of politics. Touch it and face political death. Now it is homosexuality. Criticize anything gay people do and you risk ostracism, fines, suspension or loss of your livelihood.
Michael Sam, the first openly...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:22 AM
At some point, four people sharing two double beds and one bathroom gets old. The maid service doesn't compensate for the stale muffins in the lobby and coffee you have to make on the desk. It's time to look into renting a house or condo at the beach....
| May 3, 2014
| 4:00 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — Left-hander Troy Patton is still getting his bearings back in the Orioles bullpen.
Patton was activated from the restricted list between Thursday’s doubleheader games as he completed a 25-game suspension for a positive...