| Jul 18, 2012
| 7:27 AM
It took almost a full year for Karen Giddings to come out of the fog that surrounded her after her daughter Lauren's death.
As the numbness ebbed away, pain flooded in. Now, Giddings is trying to turn that pain into a focus — to keep the memory of...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 8:34 PM
For those of you who are worried that Joe Flacco might be overwhelmed and overtired after the birth of his first child, the Ravens quarterback wants you to know that he's sleeping just fine these days.
"My wife does a great job. I can't complain....
| Jul 22, 2012
| 10:50 AM
When the Ravens get together Thursday for their first full-team practice of training camp, Cary Williams knows exactly where he’s going to be, and it’s certainly not on the sideline with his helmet in hand.
“I plan on just going...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 7:58 PM
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco will report to training camp Monday, and he said that it doesn’t matter one bit whether his contract situations is resolved quickly or not.
“If it happens, it happens,” Flacco said tonight. “I see...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:33 PM
— As Cal Ripken Jr. watched the news unfold of the sexual abuse committed by Jerry Sandusky at Penn State University, he decided to take on the chief question before the sporting community: "What can we do to make kids safer?"
The Orioles Hall...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 4:20 PM
They streamed into the Speedo-sponsored party, world-class athletes set free after four years of training and one week of competing on their sport's biggest stage. Now that their Olympics were over, swimmers from around the world would spend this night...
| Aug 10, 2012
'Houses of Hope'
The Columbia mall hosts the Cool Kids Campaign's exhibition, "Houses of Hope," continuing through Saturday, Aug. 18, at 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. The exhibition consists of 12 handmade birdhouses painted by current and...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 12:00 PM
John Maroon is uniquely positioned to offer an opinion on the superstar athlete turned businessman. His firm, Maroon PR, represents Cal Ripken Jr. He’s worked with the former Orioles star on and off since 1995, in the process ushering perhaps the...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 8:28 PM
The Baltimore County Special Olympics swim team begins and ends each of its practices with a cheer.
"As a Special Olympian, what's your job?" asks Jay Silverman, the team's coach.
"Do our best," the swimmers respond.
"As a team, what's your job?" he...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:30 AM
In light of the Ravens' double-overtime playoff win over Denver Jan. 11, Ravens Roost 97 in Arbutus is gearing up for another week of celebration.
Jim McCain, president of Roost 97, said he can't wait to watch the Jan. 20 game against the New England...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 5:20 PM
I have been asked on many occasions to list the most significant changes that I have witnessed in the time that I have been involved in Howard County sports since 1971. Some of the changes are for the good, others are not. Here's a list that I came up...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Special Olympics Maryland has named Stacy Alford as an area, county director team.
Alford was born and raised in Baltimore County. She moved to Harford County in 2008 and lives in the Forest Hill area of the county. She is a professional with a national...