| Apr 8, 2013
| 7:57 AM
The long-simmering feud between family members of the late Baltimore Colts quarterback legend Johnny Unitas went public this weekend after Joe Unitas told The Baltimore Sun that Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco committed to portray his father in football...
| 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...
| 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....
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The former Major League Baseball pitcher "Bullet" Bob Turley, who died March 30 at age 82, played for the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees. His name also has a special meaning in the annals of Harford County sports and business.
In addition to...
| Sep 11, 2012
The NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition kicked off its season with a bit of feminine flair when the first of several local PPK events debuted at St. Paul's School for Girls on Sept. 9
Other Baltimore-area PPK events will be held in Baltimore city and...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 2:08 PM
He was a bearded, Bunyanesque defensive tackle whose rugged play helped the Baltimore Colts to three straight division championships in the 1970s. But Tuesday, when Joe Ehrmann addresses a national gathering convened to deal with the problem of child...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 6:29 AM
There's not a lot of traffic early Sunday morning on Interstate 83 and many motorists seem mellow as they head out to church or to shop for groceries.
But all that changes when Greg Hudnet barrels down the highway in his Ravens car — a bright...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Dr. Joshua Breschkin, a retired optometrist whose early work with contact lenses earned him the respect of well-known Baltimore Colts and Orioles players, died of stroke complications Nov. 6 at his Cross Keys home. He was 94.
"He saved my career in pro...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 10:12 AM
One of the longest surviving streaks in football is the late, great Baltimore Colts quarterback Johnny Unitas' mark of 47 consecutive games with at least one touchdown pass.
Now that New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees tied the record against the...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 6:37 AM
He has two NFL championship rings, a bronze bust that sits in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the gratitude of Baltimore Colts fans who saw him play. Today, before 900 students at a high school assembly in his hometown, Raymond Berry will receive a...
| 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...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 11:34 AM
Theodore S. "Ted" Moyer, a retired Maryland State Police major who was Harford County sheriff in the early 1980s, died Monday of pulmonary disease at his Edgewood home that overlooks the Bush River. He was 83.
"We lost a great man in Sheriff Moyer," L....