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  • Sterling S. "Spence" Keyes, educator

    Sterling S. "Spence" Keyes, educator
    Sterling S. "Spence" Keyes, a veteran educator who had served as acting superintendent for Baltimore public schools in the early 1970s and later held positions with the New York State Department of Education, died Nov. 8 of prostate cancer at Gilchrist...
  • The Last Word with Nick Ferrara

    The Last Word with Nick Ferrara
    Former Maryland kicker Nick Ferrara had one of those striking freshman seasons that commands attention and raises expectations. The New Yorker scored 80 points in his first season, converting 18 of 25 field goal attempts -- including 7 of 10 from 40...
  • Towson baseball coach Mike Gottlieb speaks about proposed cuts

    Towson baseball coach Mike Gottlieb speaks about proposed cuts
    There were 22 players, seven on scholarship, on the Towson University baseball roster when Mike Gottlieb took over as the coach at his alma mater in 1988. The Tigers won the East Coast Conference championship that season. There will be 35 players on...
  • College students react to first presidential debate

    College students react to first presidential debate
    Like most students gathered at the Johns Hopkins University on Wednesday to share tacos and watch the first presidential debate of the general election, senior Nicholas DePaul walked into the room as a supporter of President Barack Obama. But 30...
  • Pre-game notes on Markakis leaving, Jurrjens hurting, Betemit hitting

    Pre-game notes on Markakis leaving, Jurrjens hurting, Betemit hitting
    HOUSTON -- Lots of little things from today’s pre-game scrum with Buck Showalter: Right fielder Nick Markakis’ paternal grandmother passed away Sunday. Markakis drove to Long Island after the Orioles’ game and she was pronounced dead...
  • Notebook: Team USA sets roster for intrasquad scrimmage Sunday in Bethesda

    Notebook: Team USA sets roster for intrasquad scrimmage Sunday in Bethesda
    The U.S. national men's lacrosse team will conduct an intrasquad scrimmage Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Capital Lacrosse Classic at Landon School in Bethesda.  This is the latest step for the U.S. Team as it prepares for tryouts next summer before the 2014...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails, The Long Thailand Tea, My Thai

    Great Baltimore cocktails, The Long Thailand Tea, My Thai
    When I went to Thailand two years ago, I developed an obsession for the way the culture makes — make that "takes" (as is tradition) — their iced tea. We pseudo Southerners scoop loads of sugar into ours. But Thailanders make theirs as if...
  • Kicker Nick Ferrara's Maryland career is over

    Kicker Nick Ferrara's Maryland career is over
    Nick Ferrara had such a promising start to his Maryland career. He won the job in his first season and kicked well enough to be named to The Sporting News freshman All-ACC team. He was 18 of 25 on field-goal attempts as a freshman. And here was a key...
  • Reisterstown fundraiser to benefit family of late Anne Arundel resident Schimoler

    Reisterstown fundraiser to benefit family of late Anne Arundel resident Schimoler
    The Simmons Lacrosse Foundation will hold a fundraiser Friday night in Reisterstown for the family of the late John Schimoler, a former Anne Arundel County resident and member of the Syracuse Class of 1985 who died unexpectedly in his sleep in August at...
  • Comeback win vs. Hartford was highlight of UMBC's season

    Comeback win vs. Hartford was highlight of UMBC's season
    UMBC coach Don Zimmerman has been in the game long enough not to get too excited about one victory over another or get frustrated by one loss versus another. But Zimmerman, who recently wrapped up his 27th season as a head coach, conceded that the...
  • Hurricane Sandy weakens but still on track for damaging Delmarva strike

    Hurricane Sandy weakens but still on track for damaging Delmarva strike
    Hurricane Sandy has weakened with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as of 2 p.m., but it is still expected to be a massive and powerful system for the next several days that could strike the Delmarva peninsula at hurricane strength and cause hundreds of...
  • Maryland braces for Hurricane Sandy

    Maryland braces for Hurricane Sandy
    As the eye of Hurricane Sandy loomed a few hundred miles to the southeast and the monster storm churned toward the Mid-Atlantic coast, Marylanders braced for the arrival of a weather system with the potential to be the most damaging to hit the United...