| Jun 4, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Miss Maryland, you did us proud.
Sunday night in Las Vegas, 27-year-old Nana Meriwether, from Potomac, finished as the runner-up in the 2012 Miss USA pageant. The title went to Miss Rhode Island, 20-year-old Olivia Culpo.
Clearly, Meriwether didn't lose...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 3:52 PM
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...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 9:52 PM
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...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 5:30 PM
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...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 4:23 AM
A Timonium man is anxiously awaiting the weekend's mixed doubles tennis finals at the London Olympics in hopes that his grandmother — the last gold medalist in the event nearly 90 years ago — is recognized by event organizers for her...
| 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 30, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Navigator Stan Honey led what was then the fastest nonstop circumnavigation of the world under sail — "48 days and a few hours" in 2010.
Sailmaker Mark Reynolds won three Olympic medals, two gold and one silver, and is a two-time Star World...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 11:22 AM
You heard some derivative of the phrase over and over yesterday:
"I've been around horse racing a long time, and I've never seen something like this."
"In all my years covering sports, I haven't had many days like this."
And, so, here are some...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 8:59 AM
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...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:55 PM
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...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 12:39 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis was just a little too vague when he responded at Tuesday's Super Bowl media event to a Sports Illustrated report that he might have used a banned substance during his quick recovery from a triceps injury, so he delivered a much...