| 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,...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 5:42 AM
Think amusement parks are just for kids? Think again.
There's nothing like screaming aboard a careening roller coaster, gorging on funnel cake and popcorn, or splashing in a spray of water to bring out your inner child.
The advent of spring means...
| May 19, 2012
| 5:57 PM
There were still drunken 20-somethings. Still crowds making a ruckus. And people throwing up after one too many beers.
But this year — unlike at recent Preakness Stakes when infield crowds gained a reputation for debauchery and rowdy stunts like...
| May 21, 2011
| 7:35 AM
Within five minutes of arriving in the Infield at Pimlico this morning, I got snubbed by a centaur who had more important matters to attend to. Fortunately, after watching Mr. Greengenes play a song or two, I stumbled into Stacy Keibler, who had just...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 4:14 AM
Tonight's episode, a two-hour slog through 12 YouTube acts, began with Nick Cannon apologizing for the show before it even got started.
He made sure to note that Season Five's YouTube shows yielded Jackie Evancho, who ended up being the runner-up that...
| May 19, 2011
Wine, woods, and weather that sounds like it should be just wonderful.
With all that to offer, organizers of this weekend's Wine in the Woods festival wonder why anyone would opt to hang out with a bunch of horses and a centaur named Kegasus when they're...
| May 10, 2011
| 6:24 PM
Selling racegoers on the Preakness Stakes has been a tricky balancing act in the past few years.
The Maryland Jockey Club struck out in 2009 when it ended the bring-your-own-beer policy in the infield, driving away thousands of young people. It won...
| May 16, 2011
| 3:24 PM
Kegasus, the quasi-mythical star of Preakness' latest ad campaign, held court at Pimlico Race Course's infield Monday morning, sharing his pick to win Saturday's race and his expectations for InfieldFest fun.
"Welcome, legendary friends," Kegasus said in...
| May 21, 2011
| 10:45 AM
I got a tip that Ravens kicker Billy Cundiff was competing in the Preakness Infield cornhole tournament. If I wasn’t looking for Cundiff -- who was wearing a polo, shorts and a pair of shades -- I wouldn’t have recognized him among all the...
| May 21, 2011
| 9:30 AM
Great news, everyone. I tracked down Kegasus in his “man stall,” and after he made all the reporters on hand close their eyes and throw darts at a dartboard, he finally answered all the softball questions they had to throw at him. But here...
| May 18, 2012
The Preakness is, let's face it, the dark horse on the nation's party planning circuit.
After all, the second leg of the Triple Crown is squeezed between its more challenging and prestigious cousins, the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes. And, it's...