William Donald Schaefer, the dominant political figure of the past four decades of Maryland history, died yesterday after a "do-it-now" career that included four terms as Baltimore mayor, two as the state's governor and two as comptroller.
At 25, Adam Jones comes off as a guy in a hurry. Nowhere, though, is that urgency more palpable than when it comes to the 2011 baseball season, one that arrives with great expectations for Jones personally and Orioles as a whole.
Despite a new upscale locale, a New York-inspired structure, a celebrity announcer, and the addition of national retailers, ticket prices for Baltimore Fashion Week will be less expensive than last year, according to the event's executive director.
Ravens safety Tom Zbikowski, a football player by trade and a boxer at heart, is taking advantage of the looming NFL lockout by getting back into the boxing ring. Zbikowski will fight on the undercard of a pro boxing event at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas next Saturday.
As I mentioned in a previous post, Ravens coach John Harbaugh predicted big things for Joe Flacco on the "Norris & Davis Show" Wednesday morning. He also had interesting things to say about Ngata, Pagano, the collective bargaining agreement.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh signed a three-year, $12 million contract extension on Monday morning, ensuring that he will be wearing the head coach's headset through the 2014 season. Like him or not, it's hard to argue that his new deal wasn't well-deserved.
The Ravens haven't drafted a quarterback since taking Joe Flacco 18th overall in 2008. With Troy Smith and John Beck gone and Marc Bulger set to become a free agent, there is a decent chance the Ravens will take a quarterback for the first since they decided on the lanky kid Delaware.