| Jul 6, 2012
| 3:54 AM
After five years as Baltimore's police commissioner — five years of sleepless nights, crime scenes and news conferences —Frederick H. Bealefeld III was ready to unplug.
While Bealefeld scheduled Aug. 1 as his official retirement date, he's...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 1:20 PM
All-Star games are not a spectacle anymore. Across the board, in every sport, All-Star games are starting to lose their luster, the interest of wanting to see glorified exhibition games slowly waning.
Back in the days before the internet, satellite...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:46 PM
— Tim Donaghy says he doesn't bet on basketball anymore.
But basketball gambling is what pays his bills these days.
Like a recovering alcoholic tending bar for his old drinking buddies, the ex-NBA referee has been breaking down game tape and...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:28 PM
Sunday's matinee against the Carolina Hurricanes won't go down as one of the more complete or perfect performances by the Washington Capitals this year. In fact, there were few moments at Verizon Center where they seemed firmly in control of the contest,...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:08 PM
To some, he might seem a rebel in a Ravens town. But ironically, David Nitkin is a Patriot — a fan of the New England football team, albeit one who works for a county government whose executive, Ken Ulman, bleeds the purple and black of the...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 9:10 PM
It was an afternoon filled with all the drama, scoring and animosity expected between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins. But although the Capitals managed to obtain a point in a heated contest with their rivals, the mood in the visitors'...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Four Ravens players have dropped out of the Pro Bowl, making the annual all-star affair less attractive to those Ravens fans who wish they had better plans Sunday afternoon. (Quarterback Joe Flacco withdrew from the annual MSP Polar Bear Plunge, too,...
| Feb 2, 2012
What figures to be golf's most scrutinized new course could have its architect by the end of the week.
The eight finalists for the 2016 Rio Olympics design project — a list that includes Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Annika Sorenstam and Gary...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 8:38 PM
No threat to Classic
A debate rages between the optimistic side of me (rarely used) and the pessimistic side (hello, old friend) when it comes to the NHL lockout. I'd say cooler heads will eventually prevail, but neither side...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 6:43 PM
This year’s Baltimore Hockey Classic at 1st Mariner Arena has been canceled as the NHL announced Wednesday that it had canceled all September preseason games due to the ongoing lockout.
Fans who bought tickets for the event, which was scheduled for...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 11:08 AM
The Washington Capitals have signed forward Tom Wilson, the 16th overall selection of last month's NHL Draft, to a three-year, entry-level contract, the team announced today.
Wilson will make $832,500 at the NHL level and $70,000 at the AHL level....
| Feb 15, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Officials at 1st Mariner Arena are close to finalizing a deal with the Washington Capitals to host an NHL preseason game for the second straight year. The second annual Baltimore Hockey Classic will be held Sept. 27.
An announced sellout crowd of 11,...