| Jan 29, 2011
| 2:46 PM
Patricia Cabezas was downright giddy as she peered out at the Chesapeake Bay getting herself pumped to take a dip in the icy water. But something was missing — it wasn't snowing.
Last year, she took part in her first Polar Bear Plunge, the hugely...
| Aug 17, 2010
| 9:37 PM
Ah, the good old days…
Turning our lonely eyes to Aussie legends Thorpey and Klimey and remembering how American Gary Hall Jr. once set off a firestorm when he spoke about smashing the Australians like guitars.
You might say with Ian Thorpe,...
| Aug 27, 2010
| 7:45 AM
As the television industry comes together Sunday night in Hollywood to honor the best work of last year, there will be few creative communities better represented than Baltimore.
The nominees include two generations of Baltimore-born-and-bred directors...
| Aug 26, 2010
| 6:35 AM
| Sep 1, 2010
1. River Hill
Coach: Lynn Paynter
Last season: 17-2, No. 2. Postseason: Lost in Class 3A state championship.
Outlook: The Hawks return a senior-dominated lineup led by first-team All-Metro selection Megan Rosburg and Sara Okey. Their ability to...
| Sep 9, 2010
| 5:03 AM
Super Bowl champion: Colts
AFC championship game: Colts
NFC championship game: Packers
AFC division playoffs: Ravens, Colts
NFC division playoffs: Packers, 49ers
AFC wild-card playoffs: Bengals, Texans
NFC wild-card playoffs: Vikings,...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 4:22 AM
Some days, Michael Phelps clearly wouldn't mind if he could swap the rest of his competitive swimming career and replace it with an amateur golfing career.
Instead of rising at dawn to swim thousands of laps until his muscles burned in preparation for...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Kobe Bryant scored 37 points as the West beat the East, 148-143, in Sunday's NBA All-Star game. He beat out LeBron James, who piled up a triple-double in a losing effort, for MVP honors.
Those statlines tell you everything you need to know about the...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 10:30 AM
As I mentioned in a previous post, Ravens director of player personnel Eric DeCosta was on "Norris & Davis" this morning to discuss the NFL draft. He was also asked about Sergio Kindle and Terrence Cody -- the team's top two draft picks last April --...
| Feb 27, 2011
| 2:03 PM
For the record: Julie Shanklin did not, as a 16-year-old girl in the 1970s, take up the hem of her Gino's uniform to make it a mini-dress. She was 5 foot 11, OK? And because she was so tall, the red-and-white dress was short on her, even by 1970s...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 1:00 PM
If you happened to tune in for the Celebrity Beach Bowl during Super Bowl weekend, you might have caught the diehard Ravens fan who did the Ray Lewis dance after catching a touchdown pass from NFL great Warren Moon.
If you didn't -- and I can't say that...