| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:40 AM
No cause for widespread panic, Virginia faithful. Back-to-back losses happen, especially on the road, especially in conference and especially when one of the opponents starts an NBA front line.
Not to suggest blissful optimism, either. The Cavaliers&...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 8:07 AM
Elizabeth Smart, the Utah woman abducted as a teenager and held captive for months, tied the knot at a private ceremony in Hawaii over the weekend.
"Yes, Elizabeth did get married today and we are all thrilled," said Smart's father, Ed, on Saturday....
| Mar 11, 2012
| 10:19 PM
Selection Sunday used to be fascinating but maddening. Fascinating when the NCAA revealed the bracket for its basketball tournament. Maddening when the selection committee refused to detail its deliberations.
“If I told you, I’d have to...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 7:10 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Emily Tubert (Burroughs High, 2010) sophomore, University of Arkansas women's golf: With Tubert leading the way, the Razorbacks are making a run up the leaderboard at the Liz Murphey...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 3:08 PM
A glance at the 2011-12 ACC men’s basketball schedule unveiled Wednesday:
State rivals? Virginia and Virginia Tech play Jan. 22 in Charlottesville and Feb. 21 in Blacksburg, again foiling those of us who believe the Hokies and Cavaliers should...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 6:42 AM
We celebrate milestone birthdays and anniversaries. We strive for milestone GPAs and salaries.
But nothing does milestones like sports.
Some are seasonal, others career. But the numbers are indelible.
Baseball's 3,000 hits, football's 2,000 yards and...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 7:45 PM
Separated by just 44 picks in the 2010 draft, Ed Dickson and Dennis Pitta still bring a tag-team dimension to the Ravens a year later.
Indeed, it seems fitting the Ravens will try to replace two-time Pro Bowl tight end Todd Heap this season with a...
| Sep 15, 2011
Texas may or may not end up in the Pacific-12 Conference. Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott tried to lure the Longhorns last year before his dream for a 16-team super league was squashed — or maybe deferred.
Texas once held a big stack of expansion...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 12:14 PM
Swearing in television programs and video games can lead adolescents to adopt the coarse language and can also influence aggressive behavior according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.
"We didn't know this before and I was really...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 1:01 PM
This Day In History: Mr. October Hits Three Homers in Three Swings (History.com)
On October 18, 1977, in the sixth game of the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees outfielder Reggie Jackson hits three home runs in a row off of...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 4:48 PM
Each week, we bring you a Q&A with a Ravens player, coach or team executive to help you learn a little more about the team. Today's guest is tight end Dennis Pitta.
How would you assess your growth with the Ravens?
Good. I'm comfortable in the offense,...