| Apr 19, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Craning his neck sideways, Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco smiled as he avoided bumping his head on a large menu behind the register at the Dairy Queen in Rosedale.
Instead of delivering touchdown passes, the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player handed out...
| 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...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 3:43 PM
William Charles Brubaker, a retired aeronautical engineer who was a founding trombone player in the Baltimore Colts Marching Band, died Feb. 12 at Sinai Hospital of complications from injuries he suffered near his Lutherville home. Family members said...
| 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...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:33 PM
After nine tantalizing seasons, Steve Bisciotti finally stood exactly where he wanted to be, encircled by jubilant Ravens players and cradling the hollow silver football that said his team was on its way to the Super Bowl.
Bisciotti had just accepted the...
| 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...