| May 15, 2014
| 6:58 AM
"It's an incredible environment, a great fan base, and there are a lot of nerves involved."
No, ex-Ravens quarterback Trent Dilfer wasn't talking about a trip to Heinz Field or any of the stadiums he played in throughout his 11 year NFL career....
| May 18, 2014
| 11:27 AM
As "Bronco" Billy Gowan made his way back to the stakes barn at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday night, the Louisiana-born, Kentucky-based trainer looked and acted as if his horse, Ride On Curlin, had just won the 139th Preakness.
"I'm happy. He never...
| May 25, 2014
| 9:05 AM
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Ray Rice’s Friday news conference was one of those media events I wanted to give myself some time to think about.
Now that I’ve thought about it for almost 24 hours, I can say without reservation it is one of the worst...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Orioles Hall of Fame infielder Cal Ripken Jr. apparently would trade his career for New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, who started his farewell season Tuesday night.
In the beginning of an interview on the Dan Patrick Show on Wednesday, Ripken --...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 7:23 PM
Ravens fan Robert Radawiec moved to Cleveland a decade ago, but he had never made the 45-minute drive to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
That changed this weekend not only for him, but for so many other Ravens fans who descended on this northeastern Ohio...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 1:43 PM
You can't say IndyCar lacks for stories.
There's Helio Castroneves, the photogenic Brazilian driver who won "Dancing With the Stars" and currently leads in his quest for a first season championship.
There's his countryman, Tony Kanaan, an affable...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:03 AM
So here it is, a Friday paper with a column by myself. As co-worker Dewey Fox pointed out Wednesday, we switched days this week to accommodate my being out of the office Monday and Tuesday.
So, here's what I've got for a Friday, the first Friday in...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Peter Chen spent all of his childhood in Trinidad, playing cricket and soccer. After he came to the United States at age 19 to attend Howard University, where he helped start the men's soccer team, Chen worked as a bellboy at Columbia Country Club in...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:52 AM
Professional golfers are driving the ball 20 yards farther since 1996. Recreational golfers have increased their drives by 13 yards in the same time frame. The average men's handicap has dropped two strokes in the past 20 years, with women's handicaps...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 3:35 PM
Pick, don't bet on U.S.
I'll pick the Stars and Stripes.
You can justify the pick like this: Even though the Americans have lost four straight on the road, they've won two of their last three in the land of the free....
| Aug 11, 2012
| 4:20 PM
They streamed into the Speedo-sponsored party, world-class athletes set free after four years of training and one week of competing on their sport's biggest stage. Now that their Olympics were over, swimmers from around the world would spend this night...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 7:15 PM
Los Angeles Times
My Ouija board says the PGA champ will emerge from the group of 16 players who have won the last 16 majors and, no, Tiger Woods isn't in that mix.
Sunday's winner will be … South Africa's Louis...