| May 28, 2014
| 6:36 AM
I know we all dreaded yesterday's return to the work routine, but I think the first day after a long weekend is survived on pure adrenaline. Today is the day when you need help to survive. So as you sit at your desk on your fourth cup of coffee today,...
| May 8, 2014
| 6:11 AM
The Ravens likely won't pick until late this evening in the NFL draft. Given the team's penchant for trading back, it could be an even later night. So maybe it's best to wait until the evening to brew up something strong and read this Coffee Companion,...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:52 AM
Another beautiful weekend in Charm City means another reasonable excuse to have gotten behind on local sports news. That's why new blogger Jon Meoli is restarting the Coffee Companion — where every morning, Monday through Friday, he’ll run...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:13 AM
Major sports networks spent yesterday scrolling tweets praising NBA Commissioner Adam Silver yesterday, so how were you supposed to know what else happened in the sports world? That's why blogger Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion -- where every...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:36 AM
Three Game 7s in the NHL Playoffs in one night doesn't leave much bandwidth for local sports. That's why blogger Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion -- where every morning, Monday through Friday, he'll run back the local sports headlines from the...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:18 PM
The The New York Rangers arrived in Washington a road-weary and wayward bunch, allowing an NHL-high five goals per game and unable to establish any consistency under their new head coach. But some habits, like rendering the Capitals ineffective, appear as...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 10:03 PM
Feeling a little blue
Gary R. Blockus
The Morning Call
In a severely shortened season, health will be more important than ever in the quest to hoist Lord Stanley's Cup. Look for the Blueshirts and Blue Notes to tangle in the final games for hockey's...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Feliz Día Internacional de la Danza! Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for April 29, 2013. As the international Twitter scene lights up with colorful pictures of people dancing all over the world, the East Coast is more focused on the release...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:03 PM
New York Rangers forward Taylor Pyatt initially thought the team's equipment managers might not like him as much as Rick Nash.
Each day, Pyatt would glance over to Nash's adjacent locker at the team's practice facility and notice long socks, wristbands,...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:51 PM
He sits quietly in a wheelchair at a long-term care facility in his native Guelph, Ontario. Aldo Guidolin doesn’t talk — multiple strokes have robbed him of his speech — but his brown eyes follow ice hockey games on TV and the...
| Mar 12, 2013
A little more than a month ago, the Washington Capitals called a players-only meeting in search of a wake-up call. Off to the fourth-worst start in franchise history at 2-8-1, they sat in last place in the NHL, five points out of a playoff spot.
| Mar 16, 2013
SATURDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS
|| NASCAR || N'wide Foxworthy's Grit Chips 300 || ESPN22 ||
|| ALMS || 12 Hours of Sebring || SPEED10:30 a.m. ||
|| MLB exh. || Texas vs. Cubs || MLB4 ||
|| Kansas City@Cubs || WGN-A4 ||