| Apr 2, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Kevin Cowherd is a sports columnist for The Baltimore Sun who writes about everything from the Ravens, Orioles and Maryland men's basketball to the Preakness, small college hoops and the Baltimore Grand Prix. He has worked for The Evening Sun and The...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 9:21 AM
If there was a shocker in the recent accounting of the spending on food at the governor's and mayor's skyboxes at M&T Bank Stadium, it wasn't that taxpayers are footing the bill for public officials to chow down on beef tenderloin and crabcakes. The...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 5:21 PM
With the second Baltimore Grand Prix less than five months away, organizers of the race have yet to sign key agreements, land sponsorship deals, launch a marketing campaign or start selling tickets.
Downforce Racing LLC has not fulfilled three of five...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Reporters often suspect that government officials attempt to prevent the whole story from getting out. Occasionally, we get proof.
I have a story in today’s paper about Downforce Racing, the group organizing this year’s Baltimore Grand...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 1:57 PM
The state employee who mistakenly included me on an email this week in which she advised a spokeswoman to “refrain from discussing [the delayed Grand Prix contract] with the Sun,” has responded to my request for clarification.
| Apr 5, 2012
| 1:59 PM
The recent article about the status of the Baltimore Grand Prix and Downforce Racing suggests the Maryland Stadium Authority (MSA) stalled the Baltimore Sun's efforts to secure material through the Public Information Act to prevent a public relations...
| Apr 11, 2012
Quote: "My biggest prayer is to make [dropping to one knee in prayer] cool again. For a high school kid to get on a knee and pray and [show] it's not something that's unique or different and that it's okay to be outspoken about your faith." New York...
| May 10, 2012
| 4:40 AM
On June 25, 1992, The Baltimore Sun published its first letter to the editor from Patrick R. Lynch, who bemoaned the theft of his father's car from a Baltimore County park-and-ride lot. He called the incident "park and heist."
Since then, the...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 6:33 PM
Randy Bernard is out as CEO of the IndyCar series after a special meeting of the board of directors of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation on Sunday, radio station WIBC in Indianapolis reported.
Bernard was in the third year of a five-year...
| May 1, 2012
| 3:51 AM
Today's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies in the Baltimore area, with showers and a high near 81 degrees. Tuesday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low around 60 degrees.
Check our traffic updates for this morning's...
| May 2, 2012
| 9:27 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blakesaid Wednesday that the city would not increase spending on the Baltimore Grand Prix to ensure the Labor Day weekend race comes to fruition.
"I'm hopeful that with Indy's involvement that it will happen," Rawlings-Blake said...
| May 8, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Timothy Wheeler's article about the tree planting efforts surrounding the Baltimore Grand Prix raises more questions than it answers ("Grand Prix trees finally getting planted — at taxpayer expense," May 7). Why is the city paying to have the...