| Sep 20, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Virginia Tech's a wreck
Virginia Tech was a 101/2-point favorite against Pittsburgh, an 0-2 team that embarrassingly lost its season opener to Youngstown State and, subsequently, looked awful in its loss to Cincinnati....
| Oct 29, 2012
| 2:18 PM
The most important thing for the Ravens as they prepare for the Cleveland Browns on Sunday is to get Pro Bowl defensive tackle Haloti Ngata healthy.
Without Ngata, the second half of the Ravens' 2012 season could go south in a hurry.
The Ravens are...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 4:46 PM
The University of Maryland did it in July 2012 and now Towson University is following suit. The Maryland athletic program dropped seven sports and now the athletic director at Towson, Mike Waddell, is recommending for baseball and mens soccer to be cut as...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 7:17 AM
If anyone still needs confirmation that baseball in Baltimore is back and that this wild and wonderful season is for real, know this: the Orioles are on a regional cover of the Oct. 1 edition of Sports Illustrated.
Pictured under a headline that reads...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 8:18 AM
The Ravens and Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice agreed to a five-year, $40 million extension Monday. Here’s what other news outlets are saying about the big deal, which makes Rice one of the NFL’s highest-paid backs.
** Matt Williamson of ESPN&...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 7:22 PM
Orioles top prospect Dylan Bundy will be featured in a segment on the premiere episode of Sports Illustrated's new television series, which debuts Tuesday night on NBC Sports Network.
The 19-year-old right-hander is also the subject of a story by SI's...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 5:48 AM
The speculation and apocrypha surrounding "cover curses" in sports go back at least as far as the "Sports Illustrated cover jinx." In the age of video games, the "Madden Curse" has taken up the mantle as the most hotly-debated superstition in sports...
| May 19, 2012
| 5:45 PM
There's probably no position player in major league baseball — maybe ever — who can truly understand the hype that Washington Nationals 19-year-old outfielder Bryce Harper has encountered on a daily basis.
But Orioles catcher Matt Wieters...
| May 19, 2012
| 4:41 PM
There’s probably no position player in major league baseball — maybe ever — who can truly understand the hype that Washington Nationals 19-year-old outfielder Bryce Harper has encountered on a daily basis.
But Orioles catcher Matt...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 2:12 PM
Award-winning sportswriter and author Frank Deford was in the area on Wednesday, April 18, for an hour-long question and answer session with interested students at Garrison Forest School in Owings Mills.
"I thought it was really interesting," Alex...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:30 AM
I find it incredible that Joe Seivold, touted by Sports Illustrated magazine in 1958 as "possibly the greatest lacrosse player to ever play the game," was not included in your list of the 175 top Maryland athletes ("The top 175," May 17).
| Jun 23, 2012
| 11:36 AM
A lot happened 40 years ago. Our papers, the Columbia Flier and Howard County Times, just wrote about Tropical Storm Agnes and the devastating effect it had on Howard County when it hit June 21-22, 1972.
June 23, a day later that same year, another storm...