WHAT THEY'RE SAYING
TODAY'S SUN COLUMNISTS
A DIMMING SPOTLIGHT
Though baseball is a sport that celebrates numbers, statistical milestones just don't seem to carry the same weight they once did. Roger Clemens' pursuit of his 350th victory didn't get nearly that bright of a spotlight.
baltimoresun.com/schmuck Calling without borders
CALLING WITHOUT BORDERS
She's miles and worlds away from Ghana, where she teaches, but a Maryland professor can't help but reminisce on her African students and the university's lack of books.
Ken Harney on real estate financing -- Business
Ray Frager on sports media -- Sports
Chris Kaltenbach on Evening -- Today
5 THINGS TO DO TODAY
'RATATOUILLE' -- Writer-director Brad Bird has created Pixar's film about a rat that cooks and teams with a kitchen garbage boy to save a legendary restaurant.
'O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU? -- 'See a free screening at the Johns Hopkins University's Keyser Quadrangle, 3400 N. Charles St. Live music at 7:30 p.m. and screening at sunset. 410-516-4548.
BACK PAGES BAND -- The Montpelier Summer Concert Series continues from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Montpelier Mansion grounds, 965 Muirkirk Road in Laurel. Free. 301-776-2806.
VIDEO GAME SYMPHONY -- The National Symphony Orchestra plays at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2700 F St. N.W., Washington. $25-$45. 800-444-1324 or videogameslive.com.
CYRUS CHESTNUT -- Baltimore native jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut performs at Stephens Hall Theatre, 8000 York Road in Towson, at 7:30 p.m. $36 and $10 for ages younger than 12. Tickets: Towson University Center at Osler and Cross Campus drives. 410-704-2787 or towson.edu/spas.
The spies who love you
GPS devices in watches, shoes and cell phones are among the latest high-tech gadgets helping parents keep track of their kids.
Sunday in Modern Life
No, not that one. The small southern Louisiana town of Venice is a sports fishing paradise amid the somber ruins of Katrina's devastation.
Sunday in Travel
Ancient July Fourth menu
In many ways, the first Independence Day meals were very different from the cookouts and picnics today.
Wednesday in Taste
5 THINGS TO LOOK FOR @BALTIMORESUN.COM
A REVIEW OF 'BROOKLYN BOY'
Arts writer Mary Carole McCauley reviews the Olney Theatre Center for the Art's summer show, Brooklyn Boy.baltimoresun.com/today
Sentencing for killer, 15
Damon Holmes is set to be sentenced in Baltimore Circuit Court this morning for killing a cab driver and then taking the cab driver's money in May 2006. baltimoresun.com/maryland
New mayoral candidate
Socialist A. Robert Kaufman will formally sign up for the mayor's race at 11 a.m. at the Baltimore Board of Elections, 417 E. Fayette St. baltimoresun.com/maryland
Steele on the draft
Columnist David Steele analyzes last night's NBA draft on his blog, to be updated before noon.baltimoresun.com/steeleblog
The diagnosis on 'Sicko'
Sun Movie Critic Michael Sragow talks with Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein about his latest film, Sicko.baltimoresun.com/criticalmass
SUN BLOG BLOGS.BALTIMORESUN.COM
Two schools of thought -- Jay Hancock explores a couple of views on whether dumb people make good presidents.baltimoresun.com/hancockblog
Color or not -- Chris Assaf discusses color vs. black and white photography.baltimoresun.com/photoedge
MOST VIEWED STORIES YESTERDAY AS OF 8 PM.
1. Huff launches Rocket -- O's denied Clemens his 350th win Wednesday.
2. Body identified -- Missing Morgan man, 19, was found in the surf off Assateague Island National Park, police said.
3. Trembley's stay going to extra outings -- New Orioles president MacPhail will evaluate the interim manager through at least July 31.
4. State to pay top dollar for land -- Price exceeds appraisals for farm a owned by a member of O'Malley's transition team.
5. Porn sentencing -- Hollywood resident admitted to sending images of sex with children.