| Jun 21, 2011
| 5:15 AM
Three years in the making, Wednesday's U2 concert at M&T Bank Stadium could attract a record crowd — along with gridlock in the streets — at a time when uncertainty over the NFL season leaves Baltimore looking for more ways to fill the...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Before trainer Michael Matz can find out if Union Rags will get the clean trip he failed to get at the Kentucky Derby, the promising colt must hope for some luck with traffic.
Union Rags, like all of the horses set to run in the 144th Belmont on...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Really, the frustration began at last year’s Belmont.
That’s when Animal Kingdom, Graham Motion’s finest horse to date, was cut off and, while veering away, clipped heels and almost tossed his jockey. It took a thunderous run at the end...
| Dec 6, 2010
| 4:22 AM
Bucky is here to report on tonight's Amazing Race, which I totally wasn't watching because, hello, Ravens-Steelers game! (Sigh.) Take it away, Bucky!And so, we begin the penultimate leg of The Amazing Race, Season 17. It is always my favorite......
| Jun 18, 2011
| 10:19 PM
If the U.S. national soccer team is feeling the weight of the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal against Jamaica today at sold-out RFK Stadium, the players and coaches aren't showing it.
Since their arrival in Washington on Thursday, the Americans have...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 6:44 PM
There is one thing the University of Maryland Quidditch team can't do: fly.
But only a strict Harry Potter constructionist would find fault.
Because, truth be told, none of the hundreds of other Quidditch teams across the country -- including those at...
| Dec 18, 2010
| 12:40 PM
| Jul 8, 2011
Must convert chances
After watching a plodding U.S. backline struggle to keep up with a faster Sweden in Wednesday's final group match, the short answer would be no, with the lone question being how much damage will...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 9:46 AM
It's not every day that a pack of female athletes comes barreling into the public consciousness as dramatically as the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team has in the past two weeks, sliding past opponents in the FIFA Women's World Cup with a passion and...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Despite a driving rain and chilly temperatures at the Women's World Cup semifinal in Monchengladbach, Germany this week, the victory of the American team over the French sent rays of hope to serious and occasional soccer fans around the nation.
| Jun 24, 2011
Mexico will romp
Grahame L. Jones
Los Angeles Times
Mexico has Javier Hernandez and 10 other quality players. The U.S. has Tim Howard, Steve Cherundolo and Clint Dempsey. Mexico has players who know what they're doing on the field. The U.S. has players...