| Jan 29, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Many English words derive from Latin. Others from Spanish, American Indian, Norwegian. You name a country, an English word probably came from there. But in the grand history of William Shakespeare, some words are invented by brilliant minds. Derrick E....
| Mar 29, 2011
March 19, 2011
While Lorenzo Simpson's classmates at City Springs Elementary/Middle were taking the Maryland School Assessments this month, the fifth-grader was 1,000 miles away facing his own series of tests - in the boxing ring.
With the memory of...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 6:37 PM
To Josh Selby, the Memphis Grizzlies represent a clean slate, and a team that doesn't care about his past, only his potential.
To the Memphis Grizzlies — who snagged the Lake Clifton graduate with the 49th pick in Thursday's NBA Draft — Selby...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 9:51 AM
Organizers of the Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame are looking for ways to rejuvenate a proud institution that has been around since 1956.
They're hoping this helps: one of the Hall's most star-studded classes will be inducted at an upcoming ceremony...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 6:11 AM
The championship hopes of Perry Hills and Anthony Nixon ended Friday night.
Hills, a Maryland-bound quarterback, hooked up with Pittsburgh Central Catholic teammate Nixon, a Terps wide receiver pledge, in the first quarter of a Western Pennsylvania...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 1:56 PM
Jimmy Patsos was in his first season at Loyola when Pat Kennedy, then entering his second year at Towson and coming off a 5-24 season, proclaimed the Tigers to be Baltimore's college basketball team. Other local coaches might have chuckled at Kennedy's...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 5:56 AM
Stefon Diggs' commitment to Maryland on Friday night gave the Terps their first five-star recruit since Hargrave (Va.) Military Academy offensive tackle Bruce Campbell signed with UM in 2007.
The Good Counsel wide receiver's pledge also vaulted the...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Maybe I should have waited until this morning to ask for your favorite Orioles-Yankees memory. Derek Jeter makes a high throw to first base, and the flood gates open. Mike Mussina should have been out of the first inning with......
| Jul 13, 2008
One of the oldest neighborhood axioms around is that you never forget where you came from. Carmelo Anthony is living proof of that.
The Baltimore native, in town to promote his annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament, showed up at the Cloverdale Park...
| Jul 2, 2006
Sam Cassell stretched out his hands, the ones that held the imaginary torch."It's passed," Cassell said with the smile that still can't be mistaken for any other. "Here it is, 'Melo, here it is."
Carmelo Anthony wasn't standing right there to...
| Apr 24, 2008
Longtime followers of Dunbar boys basketball still carry the memories of some of the storied program's greatest moments.
There was the 1982-83 team that won a mythical national championship and is one of the best high school teams to play in Baltimore,...
| May 12, 2005
Officially, the gathering in a vacant lot behind Johns Hopkins Hospital yesterday afternoon was the kickoff of a state-run anti-violence project.
Unofficially, it was a 'Melo welcome-home block party.The fact that it functioned as both is precisely why...