| Apr 14, 2013
| 12:36 PM
The world of sport is one of upsets, results that defy logic: N.C. State beating Houston for the NCAA basketball title in 1983 or Villanova over Georgetown two years later, Larry Owings over Dan Gable in college wrestling in 1970, the 1980 Miracle on Ice,...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:40 PM
A new policy announced by the NFL on Thursday will prevent Ravens fans from carrying most bags into M&T Bank Stadium this season unless they are made of a clear material.
The change follows a national trend toward increased security measures at...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:24 AM
Wedding date: May 4, 2013
Her story: Ashley Valis, 31, grew up in Baltimore. She is the assistant chief of staff for Gov. Martin O'Malley. Her mother, Beth Russell, is a director of marketing and sales, and her father, Jim Valis, is a sales director....
| Apr 16, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Security at Pimlico's historic Preakness barn will be heightened this year, a move that comes amid renewed concern about doping and horse safety in the sport.
All visitors, including veterinarians, who want to spend time with horses scheduled to run in...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 6:23 AM
Just about 11 months ago, shortly after the 2012 Kentucky Derby had concluded, Mike Pons, who along with his brother Josh owns and runs Bel Air's Country Life Farm, explained that in the business of thoroughbred breeding, having the offspring of one of...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 1:52 PM
After her two previous mounts pulled out of the Belmont Stakes, jockey Rosie Napravnik will ride trainer Todd Pletcher's filly Unlimited Budget in attempt to make history Saturday.
A win would make Napravnik the second woman to win a Triple Crown race,...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 10:48 AM
I try to write these sports columns as though I were talking to a woman with whom I was out on a first date. That means, unless something crazy has just gone down, like a blizzard or a hurricane, do not talk about the weather, and try at all costs not...
| May 24, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Kudos to The Sun for the abundant coverage of horse racing during the lead up to the Kentucky Derby and Preakness. It's been a lot of years since The Sun has provided that level of coverage. While the number of stories has been high, the quality of the...
| May 23, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Rosie Napravnik will get another shot at history in the Belmont Stakes — just aboard a different horse than in her previous two Triple Crown races.
On Thursday, trainer Bob Baffert announced that Napravnik will mount Code West in the Belmont...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:51 PM
On the Wednesday and Thursday before the Preakness, as excitement built for the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, many trainers and owners slipped away from Pimlico Race Course and drove eight miles north on Interstate 83 to look a year into the future....
| Apr 4, 2013
| 11:27 AM
That the Orioles could be turned around and have a winning season in 2012 and then open the 2013 season with a victory possibly is reason to hope that other Maryland sporting traditions can be revived.
Three cross country horse races that constitute...
| May 17, 2013
| 7:16 AM
Want a tip on this Saturday's Preakness?
"In these big races, it's all about the horse that's peaking," J. William Boniface says, giving Orb's recent win in the Kentucky Derby as an example.
He should know, because 30 years ago Boniface was training a...