| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:10 AM
This year's Bel Air Film Festival is bringing to the screen at the Record Armory subjects as varied as the story of Secretariat's jockey, to the tale of what it was like to be the secretary of the high finance swindler Bernard L. Madoff.
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:15 AM
The rain which left Harford County a sodden mess in recent days held off long enough for organizers to hold a successful sixth annual Graw Days Festival to celebrate Havre de Grace's time as a major destination for horse racing.
"I thought it went...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:54 PM
The Colonial Athletic Association is undergoing a conference realignment in men's basketball, but this one is less disruptive and more geographic.
The center of the CAA universe has shifted to the Baltimore area.
The conference's postseason tournament...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 8:03 AM
The Boniface family will be forever synonymous with the horse industry in Maryland.
The family farm, Bonita, located in Darlington, has bred, trained and raced thoroughbred horses at tracks in Maryland and across the country for decades.
But one of...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Nov. 6, 2005: Maryland's third-ranked field hockey team defeats No. 1 Wake Forest, 3-2, for the Atlantic Coast Conference championship in College Park. Freshman Susie Rowe scores the game-winner with 41 seconds left, giving Terps coach Missy Meharg her...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:21 AM
The 3-year-old colt who inspired a summer fervor for Maryland horse racing by winning five straight races, including the 2013 Kentucky Derby, is entering retirement.
Orb, owned by Baltimore native Stuart S. Janney III and home-bred at Phipps Stable,...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:31 AM
The American League Most Valuable Player award will be announced tonight at 6 p.m. on MLB Network, and one person in the Orioles organization knows two of the finalists -- Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera and Orioles first baseman Chris Davis...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Fifty years ago Friday, Orioles farmhand Bobby Floyd sat in a dugout, wondering why umpires were huddled grimly at home plate in the fifth inning of a Florida Instructional League game.
Quickly, word spread. President John F. Kennedy was dead. In...
| May 17, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Nearly a quarter century ago, Gary Stevens was an up-and-coming jockey in Southern California, hoping to make his mark on the sport, put a lot of money in the bank and move on to something else as quickly as possible.
A conversation he had with one of...
| May 18, 2013
| 5:52 PM
For all of his laser focus on Saturday's Preakness, Claude "Shug" McGaughey couldn't help but dream ahead to the possibility of his colt, Orb, going for a Triple Crown at his home track of Belmont Park in New York.
"I wouldn't be telling you the truth...
| May 18, 2013
| 6:17 PM
With nearly every eye at Pimlico fixated on either the uncatchable leader, Oxbow, or the Kentucky Derby winner and heavy betting favorite, Orb, Itsmyluckyday cruised under the radar to earn a little bit of redemption in Saturday's Preakness.
| May 17, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Bob Baffert strode into the Preakness stakes barn Friday morning, shouting toward Orb's trainer Shug McGaughey loud enough so all could hear.
"OK, Shug, I'm here to take away that media spotlight for you," he said.
Baffert, indeed, is one of the few...