| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Don Markus, Jeff Barker and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports.
Who's to blame for Maryland not winning close games, Mark Turgeon or his players?
Don Markus: After...
| 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 29, 2013
| 6:17 AM
Dec. 29, 1982: The Blast treats its fourth straight sellout crowd at the Civic Center to a 5-4 Major Indoor Soccer League victory over the first-place Cleveland Force, ending the visitor's 10-game winning streak. Joey Fink scores twice for the Blast (11-...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Victor "Vic" Turyn, a retired Federal Bureau of Investigation and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond official who had been an outstanding quarterback at College Park in the late 1940s, died Aug. 11 of heart failure at his Ellicott City home. He was 91....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Big Mo moves a little slow these days. But then, he's almost 85.
"I've got a hip problem, so I'm walking with a cane," Ed Modzelewski said. "That's OK, because I'm still above ground."
Once, the ground shook when Modzelewski thundered by, football...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 1:56 PM
It’s West Virginia week. Does it feel like a rivalry game, Terps fans?
My story for tomorrow’s paper talks about the West Virginia-Maryland series. I asked Mountaineers coach Dana Holgorsen about the rivalry, and he said it still matters....
| Jul 24, 2012
| 2:49 PM
John J. Condon, a former insurance executive and sports fan, died Sunday of pneumonia at his Columbia home. He was 87.
The son of an accountant and a homemaker, John Joseph Condon was born in Canandaigua, N.Y., and moved in 1929 to Forest Park with his...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:05 AM
Years before he became a successful head football coach at Atholton High School, Kyle Schmitt had dreams of becoming a starting offensive lineman in the National Football League.
The highlight of that dream would have been playing in a Super Bowl....
| Jan 31, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Vernon E. Seibert, a former athletic director and coach at Glenelg High School who had been an outstanding football player during the 1940s at College Park, died Saturday of cancer at Union Hospital in Elkton.
The longtime Columbia resident was 88.
| Feb 5, 2013
| 8:49 PM
With the death of Vernon Seibert on Jan. 26 after a battle with lymphoma, the county lost one of the true great athletes, coaches and teachers of young people that we have ever had here.
He was, in fact, one of a disappearing breed. Early on in a life...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 8:46 PM
Paterno must explain
In a word, yes. Read the 23-page grand jury findings and you will be horrified and sickened. And angry. The target of our anger, assuming the allegations are true, is Jerry Sandusky.
| Nov 21, 2011
| 1:39 PM
The Unity Thunder recreational league cheerleading squad will be traveling south for the bowl season for the second year in a row, this time to New Orleans for the Allstate Sugar Bowl.
Beth Perrine, Unity's director of cheerleading and poms, said the...