| Jan 4, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Baltimore-based lacrosse equipment maker STX announced today a one-year deal with former Syracuse attackman Tim Desko.
As part of the agreement, Desko will appear in marketing materials, help with product testing and development, and act as a team sales...
| Dec 12, 2012
Kristin Froehlich knew something was wrong with her mental abilities the moment she pulled into the parking lot of a sporting goods store last spring.
“Driving to Dick's Sporting Goods in Naperville, I pulled into the parking lot, and just sat...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:57 PM
A combination of feather-covered body armor, 5-foot wings and a sharp helmet make for a wardrobe more suited to a Roman soldier than a football fan. But for Pasadena resident Roderick Allman, 39, the suit allows him to become "Ravenous Maximus" on the...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:47 AM
Dick's Sporting Goods, one of the largest sporting goods retailers in the world, says it has removed all guns from its store nearest to Newtown, Connecticut, and is suspending the sale of certain kinds of semi-automatic rifles from its chains nationwide....
| Dec 19, 2012
| 9:32 AM
Paging Mr. Fezziwig.
One might get the notion that Charles Dickens' good-hearted fictional employer was back in business after the announcement this week by a private equity firm, Cerberus Capital Management, that it intends to sell Freedom Group Inc.,...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 3:54 PM
For some area residents — including students at the John Carroll School, a Catholic high school in Bel Air — the day after the Super Bowl will be observed with a moment of rest.
A handful of schools and businesses around the region will...
| Feb 4, 2013
With four seconds remaining in the Super Bowl, fans across the Baltimore area clenched fists and clasped hands in prayer.
"This is the longest four seconds of my life," said Karen Connell, 36, who stared at a television at 3 Miles House in Baltimore's...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 8:04 PM
Several area stores are preparing to open tonight and sell Ravens memorabilia to fans eager to show their pride over the team's Super Bowl win.
Around midnight at Dick's Sporting Goods located inside Columbia Crossing shopping center, fans raided the...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 10:05 AM
"Best Musical! A Completely Improvised Musical Comedy"
Improvised musicals have a long tradition in Chicago. "Baby Wants Candy," which has filled the late-night Friday slot at the Apollo for years (and counts "30 Rock's" Jack McBrayer among its alumni)...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Two more local sophomores have made oral commitments to Division I men's lacrosse teams, with McDonogh midfielder Robby Black picking Notre Dame and St. Paul's goalie A.J. Barretto choosing Army.
Black earned significant minutes as a freshman, helping...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 5:28 PM
In Maryland, 93,000 teens and young adults are neither working nor in school, a trend that threatens future financial stability and predicts chronic joblessness, advocates said Monday.
And unemployment among those ages 16 to 24 is the highest in the...