| 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 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...
| May 20, 2013
| 12:35 PM
In the days leading up to the Super Bowl, Joe Flacco was criticized for saying at a news conference that the idea of a cold-weather Super Bowl was “retarded,” something the Ravens quarterback apologized for a day later.
This past weekend,...
| May 10, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Letter writer Gary Bohlke suggests that Coppin State University has failed and should be closed ("Admit Coppin is a failed institution and close it," May 7). I disagree strongly.
The outreach programs at Coppin State receive high marks. As a current...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:16 PM
Richard E. "Dick" Hug, a prominent businessman and prolific fundraiser for Republican candidates, died Saturday. He was 78.
Mr. Hug was the finance chairman for three Maryland gubernatorial campaigns — Ellen R. Sauerbrey in 1998 and Robert L....
| 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...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 4:00 PM
People looking for Westminster Police Chief Jeff Spaulding on Sunday, Sept. 30, might try Dunkin' Donuts.
That's not a gag. Spaulding and two Maryland State Police officers —Capt. Jim DeWees and Lt. Rob Stryjewski — were scheduled to spend...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Towson University's new arena opens to the public Wednesday night when the Harlem Globetrotters tip off the first of three games in three nights.
The traveling basketball troupe is making a special stop — it usually tours in the United States from...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:21 AM
More than 1,200 athletes assembled on the campus of Towson University recently for the 43rd Annual Special Olympics Maryland Summer Games. The three days of competition included events in aquatics, bocce, cheerleading, softball and track and field, making...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 10:47 AM
As communities across the nation mark Fire Prevention Week Oct. 7-13, the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual open house on Sunday, Oct. 14 from noon to 4 p.m. at the station, 7411 Cherry Lane. Light refreshments will be served by the...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Baltimore County Police officers, relatives and friends created a slight traffic jam earlier today on Joppa Road while running three miles in the 27th annual Law Enforcement Relay for Special Olympics to the Public Safety Building in Towson.
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Laurel Police and local Special Olympics athletes braved the afternoon heat and ran more than 8 miles northbound on Route 1 Wednesday during the 28th annual Maryland Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run.
The run, which took the participants from...