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  • As Orioles fight to be No. 1 and honor No. 8, we're on cloud 9

    As Orioles fight to be No. 1 and honor No. 8, we're on cloud 9
    I died and went to heaven. No wait, it's just Camden Yards, easily mistaken Thursday night as the place where all good Orioles fans who have spent the last 15 years in purgatory go to get their just rewards. The O's were not just back in town, they were...
  • Dream home: Gardener's delight in Baltimore County

    Dream home: Gardener's delight in Baltimore County
    For artist Susan Yonkers, a Maryland Institute College of Art graduate and gardening enthusiast, and her craftsman husband, Bill, a large outdoor canvas was a prerequisite. So the couple found a single-family, ranch-style home on 2 acres in a...
  • 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...
  • Five decades later, fencing champion-turned-runner Carol Benjamin back in Maccabiah Games

    Five decades later, fencing champion-turned-runner Carol Benjamin back in Maccabiah Games
    Carol Benjamin didn't like having the bull's-eye on her back. Competing in the seventh Maccabiah Games in 1965, she despised the pressure that came with being one of the most highly regarded athletes in fencing. And she didn't like the idea that if...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Grillfire offers comfort food in a 'rustic' setting

    Grillfire offers comfort food in a 'rustic' setting
    While it's certainly true that there's no place like home, it behooves us now and then to venture out of "Harrid Cownee" and see what's happening elsewhere. Which is why we recently ventured into Anne Arundel County, to check out how the new casino is...
  • Notebook: River Hill grad Marlatt leads way for deep Irish

    • On a Notre Dame men's lacrosse team where everyone contributes, Clarksville's Jim Marlatt has grabbed the spotlight. The River Hill grad had a career-high five-point day in the NCAA first-round win over Yale. But it's depth that has been the key:...
  • Otherwise engaged at Preakness

    Otherwise engaged at Preakness
    Sam Grossman's fifth year as official bugler for the Preakness is one he'll never forget. Neither will his new fiancee, Valerie Moore, to whom he proposed between bugling duties for the fifth and the sixth races on Saturday. Even though the Long Island,...
  • Grant stars with 2 goals, 5 assists in Bayhawks debut

    John Grant Jr. had two goals and five assists in his Chesapeake Bayhawks debut and Michael Kimmel (Johns Hopkins, Loyola High) added six goals and two assists Friday in a 20-7 rout of the host Hamilton Nationals. Grant, a two-time Major League Lacrosse...
  • For Mick Foley, CM Punk, Daniel Bryan and others, 'paying dues' pays off

    For Mick Foley, CM Punk, Daniel Bryan and others, 'paying dues' pays off
    Last weekend I attended the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame ceremony in Amsterdam, N.Y. It was great hearing such heartfelt speeches from legends of the industry and seeing so many familiar faces in the audience. One such face, Mick Foley, was in the...