| Nov 24, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Nov. 24, 1997: Towson's men's basketball team takes Michigan to the wire before losing, 75-72, at the Towson Center before an announced 5,086, the largest home crowd in school history. Raul de Pablo scores 18 as the Tigers (1-1) make a team-record 13 3-...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:36 AM
The Military Bowl announced today that gameday festivities Dec. 27 will begin with a parade led by the Budweiser Clydesdales. The parade will travel through downtown Annapolis prior to the 2013 Military Bowl at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The game...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:08 PM
There's a boogie board in his basement, a mountain bike in the garage and a black lab named Jake at the back door, begging for a five-mile walk. At 69, Elmer Collett doesn't want for things to do.
A pile of firewood needs splitting, the motors on both...
| 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 30, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field, Chicago's Soldier Field and Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., are the finalists to host the 2015 to 2018 men's lacrosse championships, the NCAA announced Wednesday.
Notably absent was the state of Maryland;...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Joan A. Spurrier, a retired legal secretary and family matriarch, died of kidney failure Sunday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Idlewylde resident was 80.
Born Joan Anita Adams in Baltimore and raised on Beaumont Avenue in Govans, she was the...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:12 PM
His manager, Earl Weaver, called him "the best leadoff man in the game," and who's to argue? In five years with the Orioles, Don Buford batted .270, ran the bases with ferocity and helped the club reach three World Series.
It's no coincidence that,...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Gerald "Gerry" Kelly, a onetime soccer writer for The Evening Sun who went on to become a much-loved bartender at a handful of area bars, most notably Jerry D's on Harford Road, died of heart failure Oct. 13 at his home in Parkville. He was 63.
| Oct 20, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Oct. 20, 2002: On the game's last play, rookie safety Will Demps intercepts a Jacksonville pass on the Ravens 1-yard line to save Baltimore's 17-10 victory over the visiting Jaguars.
Oct. 22, 1982: In the first night high school football game ever...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Stop by the Martin's Food Store in Hagerstown and you'll find him at his post. Mike Collier is a night manager, his job for 18 years.
It's the perfect role for the former Pittsburgh Steelers running back. He's used to bringing home the bacon.
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:58 PM
George Petrides doesn’t remember the first varsity football game he coached at City College in 1975. Years from now, however, he’ll probably still remember his 387th.
Not only did the No. 14 Knights overcome a 14-point deficit to beat Mervo,...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:14 PM
Blast re-signs veteran captain Lookingland
The Blast has re-signed team captain Mike Lookingland, the team's longest-tenured player, who returns for his eighth season. Last season, Lookingland was named the Major Indoor Soccer League's...