| 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.
| Jul 16, 2011
| 2:10 PM
It was an hour or so after the game, on the ride back to the team hotel, that Alex Morgan found a moment to reminisce.
Her second-half goal had helped the United States defeat France, earning a spot in the Women's World Cup final Sunday, but Morgan was...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 11:55 AM
Suddenly, their heroes had lost.
The 13 teenaged girls had gathered Sunday, July 17 to watch the United States play Japan in the FIFA Women's World Cup final. They'd been confident of a win by the United States, but Japan's equalizing goal with a...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 8:25 PM
A lifelong dream wasn't fulfilled when Jonathan Schoop and Tim Bascom stepped out onto the infield grass at Camden Yards and were greeted by a thundering ovation from the Orioles faithful. However, being named Baltimore's 2011 organizational players of...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 9:00 AM
It seems Baltimoreans fell in love with the United States women’s national team during its run through the World Cup this past month.
According to Mac Nwulu, a member of ESPN’s public relations team, Baltimore had the highest overnight rating...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 6:45 AM
In response to the TV news cutting back on sports reporting ("Sports getting squeezed off Baltimore's late newscasts" July 13), maybe they should make their coverage more diverse. In fact, The Sun itself should take note. With the American women's...
| 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...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 7:35 PM
That door Michael Phelps keeps slamming on ever again swimming the exhausting 400-meter individual medley race? Apparently, it's a revolving one.
After the Baltimore swimmer raced to a record-setting finish in the 400 IM at the Indianapolis Grand Prix...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 7:27 PM
Marlee Paton, Loyola
Sophomore, Seaholme, Australia, midfielder
Paton's leadership on a freshman-laden offense proved critical to the Greyhounds running away with a 17-11 Big East victory over previously unbeaten and No. 6 Notre Dame on Sunday. A...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 8:35 PM
Animal Kingdom, the 2011 Kentucky Derby winner, is back on the training track at the Fair Hill Training Center and being pointed toward the $10 million Dubai World Cup in late March.
Trainer Graham Motion couldn't keep the delight from his...