| 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...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 2:25 PM
John Joseph Idzik, 85, who coached the Baltimore Colts during two stints in the 1970s and 1980s after playing for and later coaching the Maryland Terrapins football team, died on Tuesday.
Idzik, of Chadds Ford, Pa., owns the fifth-best punt return...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Robert T. Franklin Sr., who practiced law for three decades and was a founding partner of Franklin & Prokopik, drowned Nov. 23 while vacationing at St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands.
The Lutherville resident was 55.
Mr. Franklin and his wife of 33 years,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Colts Hall of Fame running back Lenny Moore's name is synonymous with Baltimore's football tradition. Now he could have his image immortalized.
A $750,000 fund-raising drive in conjunction with the Ed Block Courage Award Foundation was announced...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:53 PM
A little less than four months after Jonathan Ogden was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the lineman who was the Ravens' first-ever draft pick in 1996 will return to Baltimore to give another podium speech.
The Babe Ruth Birthplace...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 1:13 AM
Pro Football Hall of Fame right tackle Mike McCormack, who coached the Baltimore Colts in 1980 and 1981, died Friday at age 83, the Carolina Panthers confirmed.
McCormack was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1984 after helping the Cleveland Browns...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 9:56 AM
There's a Greene Turtle less than five miles away from Playoff Sports Bar and Grill, which opened in Reisterstown early in the year. A Buffalo Wild Wings sits even closer, a quarter-mile down the street.
With standard pub fare and more TVs than a Best...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Harry H. Boublitz, a retired Enoch Pratt librarian and bibliophile who filled his Medfield Heights home with books, died Saturday of Parkinson's disease at Manor Care Ruxton. He was 83.
The son of a plumber and a homemaker, Harry Hamilton Boublitz was...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:39 PM
It was an everyday throw, as touchdowns go — a 12-yard pass in a meaningless game between two hapless teams in a deserted ballpark. Thirty years later, Mike Pagel can't recall the toss he made in the final two minutes of a 20-10 season-ending...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Remember Ken Mendenhall? Maybe not. The onetime Colts' center toiled in the trenches, seldom screwed up and never pouted or popped off. In truth, Mendenhall was so anonymous that when he retired in 1981, few realized that he had started 118 consecutive...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Ray May doesn't go out much. It's hard to get around when both of your hips are shot, and your legs go numb, and you need a cane, maybe two, to walk.
Nine years of playing professional football wore him down. At 68, May — a starting linebacker...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:23 AM
The Ravens released a statement Sunday night from owner Steve Bisciotti on the death of former Baltimore Colts defensive lineman Art Donovan.
“We lost a friend, one of the finest men and one of the greatest characters we were fortunate to meet...