| Dec 11, 2012
| 1:01 PM
Raven Brendon Ayanbadejo is sporting a fancy new title these days: Honorary Gay.
It comes compliments of GQ magazine, which bestowed the honor on the linebacker and Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe.
According to GQ, the players are "honorary...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 8:50 PM
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The Howard County Tennis Association is starting its fall outdoor tennis program...
| May 2, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Arundel High School sophomore Chloe Hill entered a screening of the motion picture "42" on Thursday indebted to the film's main character, baseball player Jackie Robinson.
The film depicts Robinson's struggles and triumphs in becoming the first African-...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Having just seen the wonderful film, "42," the other day, I, too, was struck by the absence of a mention of the Baltimore Afro-American's Sam Lacy in the sports reporting of such a momentous time in baseball, America's and civil rights history. Your...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Catcher Matt Wieters doesn’t show much emotion on the field. He’s Baltimore’s Matty Ice.
So it was interesting to see him show some not just once, but twice, in the late innings on Thursday night. The first was fairly understated. He...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Like most films depicting historic accounts of real-life events, the bio-epic "42" carries the immediate disclaimer that it is based on a true story, leaving room for interpretive analysis and creative license. Consequently, dramatic interpretations are...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Over the years I sometimes think of Tony Carter and wonder what happened to him. Carter was a left-handed hitting second baseman who had some pop — baseball lingo for power. I also remember he ran on the tip of his toes and had a large Afro.
| Apr 25, 2013
| 7:30 AM
As someone who came of age after the civil rights struggles of the 1960s, I was really struck and disturbed by some of the scenes in the Jackie Robinson movie, "42" ("'42' hits a homer at the box office," April 15).
When you see the crowds in these...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 4:26 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — As pitchers conducted their first workout of the spring at the Orioles' minor league camp Monday, the beginning of two comebacks took place in the bullpen area of the Buck O'Neil Baseball Complex at Twin Lakes Park.
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Under Armour founder Kevin Plank tried to think of his perfect dinner party. There'd have to be a Beatle, he said, along with Jackie Robinson, Babe Ruth and Mother Teresa.
But the No. 1 guest, he said, would be Muhammad Ali.
Plank and Ali were among...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:18 AM
Since the news broke that baseball union pioneer Marvin Miller passed away this week, there has been a growing media chorus advocating his induction in the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
It certainly is long overdue.
Miller changed baseball for the...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 8:54 PM
Bonds, Clemens snubbed
It's not surprising that no one received the needed 75 percent of BBWAA ballots. It's also not surprising that Craig Biggio, he of the 3,060 career hits for the Astros, was the highest vote-getter...