| May 28, 2013
| 5:01 AM
This time, it played out in real life -- not on the pages of Sports Illustrated, but on the pitch.
When openly-gay midfielder Robbie Rogers trotted onto the field for the LA Galaxy in this weekend's match against the Seattle Sounders, he made history...
| May 17, 2013
| 12:00 PM
At 1,992 pounds, the projected front seven of the Baltimore defense will weigh just under a ton, which is about the same as a tiny smart car, a large walrus or the Johnny Unitas statue outside M&T Bank Stadium.
It could also be the heaviest front...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:58 AM
"Things happen for a reason."
Potomac's Nana Meriwether, the reigning Miss USA, says that a lot. Especially when she talks about the road she followed to her title: two runner-up finishes at the Miss California pageant before being crowned Miss...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:57 PM
O.J. Brigance and Steve Gleason are brothers in arms in the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Both are retired NFL players who are battling the debilitating motor neuron and muscle disease that has no known cure and is commonly referred to as...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:22 PM
When he charges onto the infield grass, makes that barehanded pickup and throws a rocket to first, Manny Machado reminds Orioles fans of a superstar third baseman of yesteryear.
When he breaks out of the batter's box on a liner into the gap and hits...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Feliz Día Internacional de la Danza! Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for April 29, 2013. As the international Twitter scene lights up with colorful pictures of people dancing all over the world, the East Coast is more focused on the release...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 9:56 AM
As the second round of the 2013 NFL draft wound down Friday night, the Ravens traded a pair of draft picks to the Seattle Seahawks in order to move up six spots and draft Kansas State inside linebacker Arthur Brown.
“We started to sweat a little...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 8:09 PM
On Friday night, the Ravens watched the names of linebackers such as Manti Te’o, Kevin Minter and Jonathan Bostic come off the board. Sensing they might not get one of the players they coveted in the first couple of rounds in the draft, they sent...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Maybe you yawned when you heard the news.
Or maybe you just shrugged when you heard about Jason Collins and said: "What's the big deal?"
But it's a very big deal.
First active male player in a major team sport to declare he's gay? In the macho world...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 12:36 PM
J. Thomas "Gus" Novotny, a retired Howard County entrepreneur who combined his love for golf and trains and turned them into businesses, died March 24 from cancer at his home in Palm Gardens, Fla. He was 75.
The son of a supervisor and a homemaker, John...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:08 PM
NBA center Jason Collins says he has gotten "incredible" support since revealing in Sports Illustrated that he is gay and thus becoming the first openly gay male athlete in one of the major team sports in this country. As that support includes...
| May 23, 2013
| 4:44 AM
You may not recognize Debbie Kowalski Wilson's name, but if you've opened a Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue in the past six years, chances are you've seen her work. Wilson, who is from Edgewood and now lives in Hawaii, has had her Maui Girl swimsuits...