| Nov 23, 2011
| 2:01 PM
It might be hard to imagine that anyone is more psyched-up for Thursday night's matchup between the Ravens and 49ers than Baltimore and San Francisco fans.
But there is. The team at NFL Network, which is cablecasting the game from Baltimore's M&T Bank...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:30 AM
We've made it to the finale already; it seems like the season has gone quickly, but then again, if I have to hear Lisa say "I know what I have to do to win, but it goes against everything I believe in ..." I may stab myself in the ear with an ice pick....
| Dec 26, 2012
I’ve often thought headline writing could anchor a game show that no one but copy editors would watch. The clock is ticking, space is limited, accuracy is a must, vitality is preferred -- and cleverness is the occasional icing on the cake....
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:51 AM
Life on the fringe can be precarious, and this year three small Chicago theater companies with a combined 31 seasons among them decided to call it quits: BackStage Theatre and Caffeine Theatre (both on our best-of compilations in the past) and New Leaf...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 9:21 AM
It is hard to get too worked up about the deficiencies of a telecast when the game being covered feels like a preseason contest.
That was the case Sunday as the Ravens' junior varsity lost to the second-string Cincinnati Bengals 23-17 — with the...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 3:52 AM
It's hard to focus on tonight's "Bachelor Pad" while we are eagerly awaiting ABC to confirm Olympic gold medalist swimmer Ryan Lochte as the next Bachelor.
And this isn't a pipe dream like our "Make Chris Harrison the Next Bachelor" Facebook group. A few...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 2:04 PM
Mary F. Goodson, a retired government worker and longtime member of Fulton Baptist Church, died Sunday of pancreatic cancer at Northwest Hospital.
She was 72.
The daughter of a police officer and a homemaker, Mary Frances Stanton was born and raised...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Last month, the CW came to Baltimore to film an episode of its new reality singing competition, "The Next: Fame is at Your Doorstep."
On it, Joe Jonas, Nelly, Gloria Estefan and John Rich took 72 hours to coach four unsigned performers, who sang for a...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 5:07 PM
We are all dismayed by the recent closing of the Sparrows Point Steel Mill and the loss of jobs. Much of the blame can be laid at the feet of federal politicians who created policies that helped to destroy the steel industry in America. Now the...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:13 AM
Enough with cash handouts and car giveaways: The Seminole Casino Coconut Creek is getting down to our basest of interests.
They’re offering strip poker.
But patrons aren’t the ones doing the disrobing. Instead, you’ll see hardbodied...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 11:53 AM
Quarterback Joe Flacco has completed 14 of 17 passes for 92 yards and one touchdown en route to helping the Ravens take a 17-7 lead against the Philadelphia Eagles at halftime.
Flacco, who is enjoying a 108.8 rating and has connected with eight different...