| May 12, 2013
| 4:39 PM
You take your good news where you get it and here's mine: the Preakness sent Kegasus packing.
You remember Kegasus. Sleaze-ball centaur with the biker haircut and beer gut? Budweiser-swilling centerpiece of the Infield Fest ad campaign the past two...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:37 AM
In 2008, Ed DeRosa witnessed the infamy of the Preakness infield — the passed-out partiers, the chucking of full beer cans into crowds and of course, the "Running of the Urinals," where drunken infielders ran down a row of portable toilets. DeRosa,...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 5:30 PM
On those recent warm days, was there anyone in Baltimore who didn't think ahead to an afternoon in the infield at Pimlico?
We're just 60 days from the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes.
Over at the Sun's Preakness page, you can catch up on all the...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 9:49 AM
Surprising absolutely no one, the Maryland Jockey Club announced Monday Kegasus, the tweeting centaur, would return as the official mascot of the Preakness Infield.
This was a move that was more or less predicted back in February, when several media...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 10:47 AM
He's ba-a-ack. Kegasus, that is. Apparently, you can't kill him. He's like Edward in the "Twilight" series, only with a beer gut and biker hair and a much lower IQ. Oh, and with a dopey new sidekick, too. (More on that in a moment.)
Yes, the Maryland...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 3:51 AM
Today's forecast calls for sunny skies and a high temperature near 55 degrees. It is expected to be partly cloudy tonight, with a low temperature around 43 degrees.
Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues as you plan your...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Here's a round-up of our week at Midnight Sun:
•••• The '80s were back this week. I caught up with members of old Baltimore hair-metal bands. See what they're up to (and what they look like now) here. The fun didn't stop there: Van...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 11:13 AM
Kegasus made its/his first promotional appearance at Pimlico Race Track Friday since it was announced the tweeting, beer-swilling centaur would return as the Infield's mascot.
His new sidekick Unicarl also made an appearance.
It was a nice bit of...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Every April, camera crews from ABC's "Wide World of Sports" would turn up on the horse farms a few miles from where I grew up for the annual running of the Maryland Hunt Cup, part of the spring steeplechase horse racing series that graces Maryland's...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 1:46 PM
During this magical time of year, I get all mushy with love and gratitude for those who give meaning to my otherwise pitiful life. Who by grace of their existence imbue my own with truth, beauty and a bottomless supply of column fodder.
Blessed are the...