| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Branded as a sixth or seventh defenseman by the Pittsburgh Penguins and unsure if he could rise above that ceiling, Ben Lovejoy wondered if his hockey career had stalled before it had really begun.
"I would have gone to Antarctica for a fresh start," he...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 8:58 AM
The calendar is saying “autumn” but there’s no need to say goodbye to the summer yet, what with “endless summer” and other deals that abound in Florida. Here are some to consider. Check with each resort for full details and...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:03 AM
From H. L. Mencken, The Days Trilogy, Expanded Edition, edited by Marion Elizabeth Rodgers. Copyright 2014 by The Library of America, New York, N.Y. With the permission of the Enoch Pratt Free Library. All rights reserved.
| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:54 PM
They've lived through new love, the honeymoon phase, babies and other deliriously happy times.
But, as Allentown Bishop John O. Barres pointed out, the 130 couples who gathered Sunday for the diocese's annual Anniversary Mass also have seen, "hurricanes...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Christianity and Judaism have many customs and symbolism in common. Naturally, as the aphorism states, the child does not stray far from the mother. We both take vows to repair our character. But in one area we grossly diverge; the proclamation of the New...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 7:28 AM
A Glen Burnie man who admitted to building bombs in his home was sentenced in federal court Thursday to nearly four years in prison.
Todd Dwight Wheeler Jr., 28, wasn't the "next mad bomber," according to his attorney. Laura Robinson described Wheeler as...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 8:19 PM
— The streets of South America's largest city were oddly quiet Saturday.
Brazil's prized national team was playing in the second round of the World Cup, so by noon, after all the stores and restaurants had closed, you could walk down the center of...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 3:29 PM
The NHL released the 2014-15 regular-season schedule Sunday afternoon and made it official that the Blackhawks will face the Capitals in the 2015 Winter Classic in Washington.
The Jan. 1 matchup was reported last week but wasn't formally announced until...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 9:46 PM
Yep. Playoffs. For the first time in major-college football history, the national champion will be crowned this year after a four-team playoff.
The College Football Playoff, as it is officially — and unoriginally — named,...
| Aug 29, 2014
College football spent the last eight months in therapy, facing its flaws and refining its goals.
It returned in earnest Thursday night after a transformative and tumultuous offseason new and improved, more honest about where the sport is headed and open...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Model trains that for 22 years got holiday revelers into a yuletide state of mind will no longer be part of the "Winter Wonderland" at Hoffman's Chocolates.
But plans are that it will keep chugging — all year-round.
Paul Hoffman, the founder...