| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:54 PM
For U.K. native Jimmy Lewis and Honduran native Roger Carcamo, Tuesday's nail-biting soccer match between Team USA and Belgium for a spot in the 2014 World Cup quarterfinals was like a reminder of home for the Harford County residents.
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:23 PM
A few hundred soccer fans gathered at Power Plant Live! on Tuesday to watch the United States play Belgium in the 2014 World Cup’s round-of-16 game.
While the U.S. lost a heartbreaker, 2-1 in extra time, ending their 2014 World Cup campaign,...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:06 AM
The only thing harder than the U.S. being out of the World Cup is that there's no soccer for two days. When it rains, it pours. If it's any consolation, I am back with the Coffee Companion, which recaps the previous day's local sports headlines.
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:10 AM
That headline is only half serious. More than anything, it's a shot at the people who've been whining all over social media, at least my social media feeds, about how obsessed everyone else seems to have been about the World Cup. While the U.S. Men's Team...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Yesterday in one sentence: The gaps in the World Cup schedule, as a very smart person pointed out to me, need to be filled with something, even if it’s MLS games. It was too weird without soccer this week, and now there are more days without it than...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: The gap between the Americans’ loss and these matches didn’t really help anyone’s World Cup fever sustain itself, as France and Germany was kind of boring and Brazil won the battle against Colombia but lost the...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Ann Coulter has, once again, done what she does best: poke a stick in the cages of the liberal menagerie to rile up the beasts. This time she has done it with an all-out assault on soccer.
Right in the middle of a World Cup in which the American team...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Well, on this first post-4th of July column, there's a mixed bag of stuff that seems to be circulating around in my head.
It's been a week or so, but I have to put together a few words reference the World Cup. Let me simply say, I'm glad it's over for...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:39 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: I have a scarf that says “Not in the face” in both Brazilian and English; I bet one of the Brazilian players wished they knew how to say it in German to stop that beating yesterday.
What's on tap: Argentina vs....
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:44 AM
First things first, Wednesday night's IronBirds game, which is the last one I attended before writing this column, was one of the quickest I have ever covered. I've documented my strong bias toward well-pitched, low-scoring games many times in this...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Rich Thomas has run more than two dozen professional golf events over the past 14 years, but from its inception more than year ago the LPGA's International Crown at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills has felt different to its tournament director....
| Jul 6, 2014
| 7:00 AM
[Editor's note: Cristie Kerr, a member of Team USA in the inaugural LPGA International Crown to be played at Caves Valley Golf Club July 24-27, will be blogging about her experience for The Baltimore Sun.]
There is something about international...