| May 16, 2014
| 4:46 AM
He's a West Coast prodigy, but California Chrome's roots reach deep into Maryland. Both the dam and one grand-dam of the Preakness favorite were foaled and raised on a 70-acre farm in Chestertown. The owners, Tom and Chris Bowman, couldn't have imagined...
| May 17, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Tom Chuckas, president and chief operating officer of the Maryland Jockey Club, said Saturday that he would like to see horse racing's Triple Crown events played out over two months, not five weeks.
Speaking to reporters at Pimlico Race Course three...
| May 17, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown — a candidate in the Democratic gubernatorial primary — says he attended the Preakness Day as an "official state function" rather than a campaign event. He may be duty-bound to attend Maryland’s signature horse-...
| May 12, 2014
When Jamal Cannady of Sharptown reflects on his time at summer camp, his voice warms with the onrush of happy memories and enthusiasm. Ziplining, swimming, boating — he does it all.
"Things I never did before in life I get to do at camp. I like...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:00 PM
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:29 AM
On a recent trip to San Antonio, Texas, I was struck by a realization: Spanish is no longer merely a foreign language; it has officially become a domestic one.
Ordering a coffee at Starbucks, having a drink with colleagues at a local restaurant,...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When I read the articles about Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and pensions ("Judge orders Kamenetz to appear," April 23), I always refer back to a copy of a Baltimore Sun editorial from February 29, 2012 that I keep stapled to my office wall...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Washington College announced five finalists Friday, including two from the Baltimore area, for its annual Sophie Kerr Prize. The nation's largest undergraduate literary award is worth $62,900 this year.
The private liberal arts college in Chestertown...
| May 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Twenty-two years ago at the end of a semester of teaching an Intro to Philosophy course, I received an unforgettable wake-up call on the issue of plagiarism. During the reading period between the final class session and the final exam, I discovered two...
| May 5, 2014
| 8:25 AM
The South Region of the NCAA Division III tournament boasts a Maryland feel to it, as three area programs earned the top three seeds.
With an 18-1 record, Salisbury earned the top seed in the South Region and a coveted first-round bye. The Sea Gulls...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Courtesy of Saturday’s 16-12 win against Centennial Conference rival Dickinson, No. 5 Washington College became the first team to earn a spot in the upcoming league tournament. But with two more conference games remaining, against No. 20...
| May 14, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Eleanor Louise Taylor, a retired Johns Hopkins Hospital chemist, died of coronary artery disease May 6 at the institution where she worked. The Catonsville resident was 90.
Born Eleanor Louise Harnishfeger in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Louis...