RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Ben Johnson

A collection of news and information related to Ben Johnson published by this site and its partners.

Top Ben Johnson Articles

Displaying items 1-12
  • In sports, finances and life, impulse to cheat is strong

    In sports, finances and life, impulse to cheat is strong
    "Cheat, cheat, never beat." Remember that catchy, foreboding maxim drilled into us as kids? It's comforting to believe cheaters never win and winners never cheat. Unfortunately, there's ample evidence that cheating is rampant in almost every sphere of...
  • 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...
  • Another round of food stamp cuts in states

    WASHINGTON A fresh round of food stamp cuts at the state level are underway, on top of federal food stamp reductions that hit millions of Americans twice since November. In some states, policymakers have imposed additional cuts that jeopardize benefits...
  • 9 itching questions for the Cubs and Sox in 2014

    9 itching questions for the Cubs and Sox in 2014
    With the baseball season approaching, Chicago fans have questions about the Cubs and White Sox. Are they "burning questions"? No. Not with these teams. Either or both could lose 100 games this year and it would be according to plan. Either or both could...
  • Virginia's Tony Bennett, his father Dick, share rich history with Michigan State

    EAST LANSING, Mich. The first taste of USA Basketball, the first NCAA Tournament game, the first Final Four these are big moments in a basketball career, and Tony Bennett has shared them with Michigan State. His biggest as a coach could come at the...
  • Augie Garrido the all-time winningest college baseball coach

    The Texas Longhorns defeated the Texas State Bobcats, 5-1, to give coach Augie Garrido his 1,894th career win, the most at any level of college baseball, at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Tuesday night. With the win, Garrido surpasses Gordon Gillespie, who...
  • Mom who drove kids into the ocean charged with attempted murder

      A pregnant South Carolina woman who drove her three young children into the surf in a locked minivan said she wanted to take them to a better place, said authorities, who charged her Friday with three counts of attempted first-degree murder and...
  • Mother drives minivan with kids into sea in Daytona Beach

    Mother drives minivan with kids into sea in Daytona Beach
    A minvan carrying a mother and three children was swept into the Daytona Beach surf Tuesday, prompting beachgoers to rush through the 4-foot waves to rescue the passengers as the vehicle took on water and the youngsters screamed for help.  The mother...
  • These Bears are cool as ice(bergs)

    These Bears are cool as ice(bergs)
    On the surface, the Bears are having what seems to be another in an unending series of very Bearsy seasons. The team is on top of the NFC North with an 8-6 record by a paper-slim margin with two games to go. This could be anywhere between an 8-8...