The World Cup team competition is similar to war. Wars are fought between nations by their citizenry, and winning or losing on the battlefield becomes part of national identity and pride. What if we could resolve other national differences on playing fields instead of on killing fields?
Vice President Mike Pence's refusal to stand for the Unified Korean team's introduction at the Opening Ceremony was ironic and hypocritical after he left an NFL game in which players knelt during the national anthem.
On Sunday, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum will hold a 2 p.m. screening of "Olympic Pride, American Prejudice," a 2016 documentary recalling the 18 black American athletes who participated in the 1936 Summer Games in Berlin, Germany.
Art Donovan played pro football for 12 years. The rest of his life, he spent telling everyone about it. Donovan, 89, who died of a respiratory ailment at Stella Maris Hospice, played and talked a great game
It¿s clear from the decades-long gay rights movement here in the United States that gays and lesbians have always changed hearts and minds and forced public policy changes by being counted, not by sitting it out.
When Nick Liddil scored with nine seconds left in Ohio State's 9-4 loss to Loyola in an Eastern College Athletic Conference showdown Saturday, it was a footnote in a contest that had been decided much earlier.
Sandy Harlow, a Timonium resident who recently moved to Maryland from the Chicago area, has been lobbying the London Olympic Committee in hopes that his grandmother, Hazel Wightman, the last gold medalist in the mixed doubles event, is recognized for her achievements.
Retired Lt. Cmdr. Wesley A. Brown, who broke the color barrier at the Naval Academy and was its first African-American graduate in 1949, died Tuesday of cancer at Springhouse of Silver Spring Assisted Living. He was 85.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun