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  • The copy editor fudges

    In its obituary of William Rees-Mogg, sometime editor of The Times, Britain's Independent included this passage: Fraser Nelson, the editor of The Spectator, yesterday recalled the advice Lord Rees-Mogg gave him in 2001: "He said he took inspiration from...
  • Whom to blame

    Earlier today I posted about a passage in The Independent of Britain about the late William Rees-Mogg:  Fraser Nelson, the editor of The Spectator, yesterday recalled the advice Lord Rees-Mogg gave him in 2001: "He said he took inspiration from Ben...
  • Youth's Benefit Elementary receives $25K from box top fundraising

    Youth's Benefit Elementary receives $25K from box top fundraising
    Students at Youth's Benefit Elementary School in Fallston received a big surprise Thursday morning when they learned their school was the grand prize winner of $25,000 in the Scott Shared Values Box Tops for Education Sweepstakes. Scott Brand and...
  • Orioles Q&A with Dan Connolly

    T.J., Bel Air: Does Troy Patton's shoulder condition -- and the Orioles' knowledge of it prior to the Miguel Tejada trade -- change your perception of the deal at all? Dan Connolly: No, it really doesn't. If Patton can't come back from shoulder surgery...
  • NFL now faces its own steroids test

    In 1989, just one year after Ben Johnson ran to steroids infamy in the Olympic Games, Gary Wadler co-authored a critically acclaimed book on drugs in sports. Performance-enhancing drugs, Wadler decided in the mid-80s, were spiraling out of control. His...
  • When heroes falter, it's forgive or forget

    Ray Lewis was accused of murder. Latrell Sprewell choked his coach. Muhammad Ali refused to go to war and was labeled a traitor. All rebounded to attain greater stature than before. Ben Johnson was stripped of a gold medal days after he set a sprint...
  • Palmeiro learned of failed test in May

    While Orioles first baseman Rafael Palmeiro chased historic hit No. 3,000 last month, he did so with the knowledge that he had failed a drug test. According to a source familiar with the chronology, Palmeiro tested positive for a steroid in May and...
  • Drug is powerful, has place in sports history

    The steroid that Rafael Palmeiro allegedly took is a powerful drug, experts say, one not likely to be ingested unwittingly. The drug, stanozolol (sta-NOZ-ah-lol), is an anabolic steroid that has been used for decades. "It's potent. It's up there in the...
  • 10th anniversary of 'Xbox murders' that shocked Deltona

    10th anniversary of 'Xbox murders' that shocked Deltona
    Michelle Nathan used to sneak up behind her mom and hold her in the tightest of bear-hugs. Then, she would say, "Mommy, tell me I'm beautiful." Nathan wouldn't let go until her mom, Kay Shukwit, said those magic words. It's been 10 years since...
  • New 'iBillionaire' ETF looks to bring Buffett and Icahn to the masses

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mom and pop investors hoping to emulate the investment savvy of Wall Street's wealthiest like Warren Buffett and Carl Icahn will have a new way into markets on Friday when the latest low-cost exchange-traded fund tracking the stock...
  • College World Series: UCI bows out in Omaha, 1-0

    College World Series: UCI bows out in Omaha, 1-0
    The most unfathomable season in UC Irvine baseball history ended in the most unlikely manner Wednesday night. Texas shortstop C.J Hinajosa yanked a home run over the bullpen beyond the left-field wall to lead off the seventh inning and provide the...
  • Downers Grove resident competes in Wisconsin golf tourney

    Downers Grove's Ben Johnson competed in the McArthur Towel and Sports Future Legends golf tournament at the Legend at Brandybrook course in Wales, Wis., July 8 through 11. He shot an 84 in the first round but fared better in the second round with a 78...