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  • Another crazy week in my world of sports [commentary]

    Another crazy week in my world of sports [commentary]
    Well, it has been another crazy week in the world of sports, at least from where I sit and the view I take. First, let's get right to it. The issue that has sparked the fire, again. Sometime last week, ESPN held its annual Espy's awards show. I didn't...
  • Looking Out: Killing of Baltimore transgender woman, sister of NBA player, makes international news

    Looking Out: Killing of Baltimore transgender woman, sister of NBA player, makes international news
    Yesterday, in the wake of the second murder of a transgender woman in Baltimore in the last two months, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts held a press conference to convey a commitment to solving the crime and improving police relations with the...
  • HCC student wins leadership, sportsmanship award

    Harford Community College student Brandon Wolf was named the 2013 Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award winner by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. As a national award winner, Wolf has been invited to attend a special recognition ceremony...
  • 'Rest assured that your death has meaning.'

    The following are the comments made by Harford County Sheriff Jesse Bane at Sgt. Ian Loughran's funeral service Wednesday: "I begin with a quote from Arthur Ashe who once said, "True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to...
  • 25 things to do in Virginia Beach

    25 things to do in Virginia Beach
    1. Stroll through history. Follow the Virginia Legends Walk at 13th Street Park and learn about such commonwealth greats as Thomas Jefferson, Arthur Ashe and Patsy Cline. 2. Go for a spin. Ride the Ferris Wheel at the Virginia Beach Amusment Park along...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 8/24 log (updated Friday AM)

    6:30 a.m.    Golf: Czech Masters final round (in Prague).--Golf 7:30 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One Belgian Grand Prix (in Spa).--NBCSN 8 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Queens Park Rangers at Tottenham.--CNBC 8 a.m.    Fishing: Bassmasters (d....
  • ESPY Award named for Arthur Ashe appalling

    I am appalled that there exists an Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Award (ESPY) for courage named for Arthur Ashe. Michael Sam received the most recent one. Arthur Ashe was a coward who hid his AIDS status for four years after he had brain...
  • UCLA staffer after retrieving car from flood: 'Yes! My car! Yes!'

    UCLA staffer after retrieving car from flood: 'Yes! My car! Yes!'
    Anh Nguyen was in the middle of a student counseling session when her co-workers came running into the room with a message: “Move your car! It’s going to be flooded!” The 22-year-old recent graduate had just purchased a 2014 Toyota...
  • UCLA flood: More than 200 undamaged cars will be moved Thursday night

    UCLA flood: More than 200 undamaged cars will be moved Thursday night
    More than 200 vehicles undamaged by a massive flood that poured onto UCLA’s campus will be removed from parking structures Thursday night and be available for pick up Friday morning, university officials said. The 267 cars parked in the “...
  • UCLA to replace Pauley floor

    The Sports Xchange UCLA to replace Pauley floor UCLA won't be able to salvage the famed basketball court in Pauley Pavilion after water from a broken main damaged the hardwood floor this week. Athletic director Dan Guerrero said Friday that the floor...
  • UCLA water-main break: Hundreds of cars remain marooned on campus

    UCLA water-main break: Hundreds of cars remain marooned on campus
    At least 700 cars remained trapped Wednesday inside two parking structures at UCLA after a 93-year-old water main ruptured, spewing up to 10 million gallons of water onto the campus and nearby streets. Using an online registration system to track...
  • UCLA water main rupture: Repairs to take 'extended period of time'

    UCLA water main rupture: Repairs to take 'extended period of time'
    Repairs to a ruptured water main near UCLA that gushed up to 10 million gallons of water onto Westwood roads as well as the campus will not be completed Wednesday and may take "an extended period of time," a utility official said. The effort to repair...