| Feb 19, 2014
| 11:15 PM
Reshuffled Fritchie gains Merry Meadow
The field for Saturday's $300,000 Barbara Fritchie Handicap (G2) at Laurel Park is significantly different from the one originally scheduled to race last Saturday. Four of filly and mare sprinters...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:43 AM
STX, the Baltimore-based sports gear manufacturer, announced Tuesday that it has partnered with Major League Lacrosse to provide equipment to its players for the 2014 season.
As part of the one-year official equipment partnership, STX will equip the...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 11:41 PM
Spirit selects Dunn with first pick in NWSL draft
The Washington Spirit selected North Carolina star Crystal Dunn with the first pick in the National Women's Soccer League's college draft. Dunn, 21, who has made eight U.S. national team...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Archbishop Spalding quarterback Zach Abey has decommitted from Buffalo and instead plans to play football for Navy.
Abey, The Baltimore Sun's Offensive Player of the Year, made the announcement on Twitter this week, saying he was "committed to play...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
For months, speed cameras have quietly been clicking away in Annapolis, recording speeders and sending them $40 fines.
Between the launch of the program in April 2013 and Wednesday, the cameras have generated 8,981 tickets that will net $242,487 for the...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Herbert Charles Wagner, a retired pharmacist, died Dec. 21 at Sinai Hospital after suffering a fall a week earlier. He was 82 and lived at the Kensington Park Retirement Community.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Forest Park, he was the son of Raphael...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Harry M. Wilgar Jr., a retired Baltimore & Ohio Railroad foreman at the Riverside roundhouse, died of lung disease Dec. 24 at his Westview Park home. He was 85.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Harlem Avenue, he attended the old St. Martin's School and...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Weeks before he unexpectedly collapsed and died at a Pikesville bowling alley on Dec. 26, former Orioles great Paul Blair spent Thanksgiving with his mother in Southern California.
During that time, Blair, according to his niece Anjanette Preston,...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Until his family's foundation started building youth athletic fields in economically distressed areas around the country, Cal Ripken Jr. had no idea just how many kids needed a place to play.
The Orioles great had already spent a good portion of his...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 4:56 PM
At the start of the very first Ravens game, back in Memorial Stadium, a recent graduate of Morgan State University stepped forward to sing the national anthem, burnishing the words with his velvety baritone.
Since then, through good seasons and bad,...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Dec. 24, 2000: New York Jets quarterback Vinny Testaverde passes for 481 yards, but the Ravens triumph, 34-20, before an announced 69,184 at PSINet Stadium. It's the seventh straight win for the playoff-bound Ravens (12-4), who intercept three passes...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 2:00 AM
After five years in the nation's capital, the Military Bowl is staking out a future in Annapolis, and city leaders are hoping to cash in on the cachet of hosting a nationally televised college football bowl game.
With events including a flyover by a B-...