| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Gerry Sandusky takes you to the third floor of his northern Baltimore County home and points to a book shelf. "There it is," he says.
Huh? That's where he keeps his Ravens Super Bowl ring?
Where's the glass display case with the spotlight shining on...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Every Monday, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will rank the most significant athletes and events in Baltimore sports that week based on accomplishments on and off the field. Because, well, why not?
The return of the Orioles was the...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Among the likely Democratic candidates for Maryland governor in 2014 — Howard County executive Ken Ulman, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Attorney General Doug Gansler — Ulman comes closest to being the "Baltimore-area candidate."
But a genuine...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Ravens defensive lineman Chris Canty plans to deliver a strong message about preventing domestic violence to hundreds of middle school, high school, college and youth coaches.
Canty has partnered with the Verizon Foundation and A Call to Men for a four-...
| May 13, 2013
| 8:45 AM
The kick knifed through the thick fog and split the uprights at Memorial Stadium, giving the Colts a 10-7 victory in sudden-death overtime.
In a flash, fans swarmed the field. Down came the goal posts. Up went Toni Linhart, on someone's shoulders....
| Jan 31, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Harford County's Matt "Fan Man" Andrews is no stranger to the Super Bowl.
The Forest Hill resident and "Godfather" of Baltimore Ravens super fans won two tickets to the team's first Super Bowl appearance in 2001 in Tampa, Fla., live on TV with Carson...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 10:44 AM
The bounty scandal involving the New Orleans Saints has ties to Baltimore.
Assistant head coach Joe Vitt, who played linebacker at Towson University on the undefeated 1974 team and coaches that position for the Saints, has been suspended for six games...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Sisto Joseph Averno Sr., a guard who played on the Baltimore Colts in the 1950s and went on to sell Chevrolets for 57 years, died of complications from Parkinson's disease Monday at Northwest Hospital. He was 86 and lived in Pikesville.
Born in Paterson,...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 11:21 AM
The Alzheimer's Association's annual Memory Ball has drawn nine highly competitive dance couples, four well-known judges, including Maryland's first lady, and nearly 700 guests. But the star of the evening will likely be the ball honoree, Sylvia Mackey, a...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Joe Vitt went directly from the football field at Towson State to his first job in the NFL as the strength coach of the Baltimore Colts in 1979.
A little more than 30 years later, Vitt finds himself in the middle of one of the biggest stories in the...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 5:29 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — NCAA president Mark Emmert Monday declared that no punishment will repair the damage caused by Penn State's child sex-abuse scandal.
The hope, Emmert said, is that the NCAA's penalties levied against the school's football program...
| Oct 6, 2012
Steve LaPlanche — "Sports Steve" to his friends — says he hasn't missed a professional football game played in Baltimore since 1956. His streak, he says proudly, is 358 games and counting.
"I started going when I was 3, and I haven't missed a...