| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:45 PM
Capitals sign Orpik, Niskanen and Peters
On the first day of free agency, the Washington Capitals signed defensemen Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen and goaltender Justin Peters. Orpik received a five-year, $27.5 million deal. Orpik is the...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:40 AM
Tatyana McFadden to defend crown in Chicago
Reigning women's wheelchair champion Tatyana McFadden (Atholton) will defend her title in the Oct. 12 Chicago Marathon, race officials announced. McFadden, 25, became last year the first...
| 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,...
| May 12, 2014
| 6:01 AM
I don't know where everyone was yesterday, but there was nobody golfing at Clifton Park (where I broke 90 for the first time this year), so I assume you were all doing something with your families for Mother's Day. That's why every morning, Monday through...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:48 AM
Baseball Reference lists Tommy Hunter's Twitter account (incorrectly) as @TommyGoesBoom. He did just that on Tuesday, but that's not all that happened around here. Here's the Coffee Companion, which compiles the local sports headlines every weekday...
| May 21, 2014
| 10:43 PM
Barry Trotz met with Capitals owner Ted Leonsis and president Dick Patrick in Washington on Tuesday about the team's vacant coaching job, another indication in the mutual interest between the organization and the veteran bench boss.
Trotz, 51, is widely...
| May 25, 2014
| 12:48 AM
Reports Saturday night indicated that the Washington Capitals are close to landing Barry Trotz to be the 17th coach in franchise history.
Trotz, 51, the most coveted coaching candidate available, was in Washington on Tuesday to meet with Capitals...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Aberdeen 5, Edgewood 0: Jake Roberts pitched a complete game, gave up six hits, two walks and struck out two as the visiting Eagles (1-3) shut out the Rams (1-2).
Aberdeen's Owen Smith went 2-for-2 with a homer and four RBI.
Bel Air 13, Patterson Mill...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:47 PM
Designated hitter Andrew Sharpe hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning to break a 4-4 tie Thursday as No. 4 Arundel defeated visiting North County, 7-4, in baseball.
Reliever Ryan Benson came in in the fourth inning to pick up his second...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:53 AM
Day baseball is great, but once Tommy Hunter shut the door on Boston and you were able to get back to work, you probably didn’t do much further reading. That’s why blogger/reporter Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion — where every...
| 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 29, 2014
| 6:07 AM
The Orioles' scheduled day off and the evening rain was a good opportunity to catch up on chores, spend quality time with your family, or do other things that don't involve watching sports. That's why blogger Jon Meoli restarted the Coffee Companion...