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  • Commentary: Left off one best of list, these Harford athletes haven't been forgotten

    Commentary: Left off one best of list, these Harford athletes haven't been forgotten
    Many of you no doubt saw the popular feature Top Maryland Athletes in Sun History that has appeared on http://www.baltimoresun.com since April. The list was compiled by veteran Sun sportswriter Mike Klingaman in conjunction with The Sun's 175th on May...
  • Notebook: Terps' Miller, brother took long path to final four

    Notebook: Terps' Miller, brother took long path to final four
    •There were no youth leagues in their native Warrenton, Va., when David and Matt Miller wanted to begin playing lacrosse. And a journey that began in the backyard with their mother teaching them how to play while using the wooden women's sticks from...
  • Claude Giroux named "NHL 13" cover athlete, but will he be "cursed"?

    Claude Giroux named "NHL 13" cover athlete, but will he be "cursed"?
    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...
  • Trying to make sense of the flawed but good Ravens

    Trying to make sense of the flawed but good Ravens
    As you know, in the aftermath of every Ravens game, I do a weekly feature called “Five Things We Learned About the Ravens,” which was first the baby of my friend and former colleague Kevin Van Valkenburg, a writer and a person I think very...
  • We've come a long way

    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...
  • What they're saying about the Ravens' draft picks from Friday

    What they're saying about the Ravens' draft picks from Friday
    A quick look at what national media outlets are saying about the Ravens' draft picks from Friday night.   Nate Davis of USA Today's In The Huddle blog says the pick of Courtney Upshaw makes sense, but he doesn't think third-round pick Bernard Piecer...
  • Harford remembers Michael Phelps' childhood

    Harford remembers Michael Phelps' childhood
    More than 20 years ago, the man who has become the most decorated Olympian was just known as a hyperactive boy in his North Harford preschool class. Before he won 20 medals and set numerous world records, Michael Phelps followed his sisters to swim...
  • Michael Phelps sets another Olympic record by beating Ryan Lochte for gold in 200M IM

    Michael Phelps sets another Olympic record by beating Ryan Lochte for gold in 200M IM
    With Michael Phelps’ script calling for him to exit pool left after these Games, every day brings another last — of a particular race, for example, or a final matchup against a worthy rival. But even after four Olympics, Phelps is finding...
  • Oklahoma QB Jones wants to put ring on it

    The legacy of great Oklahoma quarterbacks goes beyond big numbers and pages in the record book, which explains Landry Jones' focus. Josh Heupel, Jason White and Sam Bradford each have taken Oklahoma to the BCS title game in the Bob Stoops era, with...
  • Laurel's Bill Vaughan finds a new career behind the lens

    Laurel's Bill Vaughan finds a new career behind the lens
    Bill Vaughan, of North Laurel, has gone from being part of the excitement to watching it through a camera lens. The son of a firefighter, Vaughan spent 28 years with the Montgomery County Fire Department and reached the level of master firefighter before...
  • Bisciotti says winning a second Super Bowl would put Ravens in an upper echelon

    Bisciotti says winning a second Super Bowl would put Ravens in an upper echelon
    NEW ORLEANS — Twelve years ago, Steve Bisciotti arrived for Super Bowl XXXV as a minority owner of the Ravens, content to remain in the background and have fun with his friends. Bisciotti, his wife, Renee, and his assistant, Pam Lund, arranged for...
  • What they're saying about the Ravens, the 49ers and the Super Bowl (2/1)

    What they're saying about the Ravens, the 49ers and the Super Bowl (2/1)
    Here is what other news outlets are saying about the Ravens, San Francisco 49ers and Super Bowl XLVII today. --- Don Banks of Sports Illustrated says this Super Bowl run is a testament to Ravens G.M. Ozzie Newsome. “In some form or fashion, on...