| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:25 AM
After the coffee. Before trying to cast "The Expendables 3."
The Skinny: I keep forgetting to watch the new FX drama "The Bridge." It's sad that I'm getting so old I now have to put reminders in the BlackBerry to record TV shows and pay the rent....
| Aug 27, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Retired swimmer Michael Phelps was with the Ravens every step of the way during their Super Bowl run last year, and the most decorated Olympian ever is picking up where he left off.
Five days after attending the Ravens' preseason loss last Thursday to...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Pro Bowl defensive tackle Haloti Ngata returned to practice after missing the past few days to attend to a family issue. He wasn't at practice Sunday and Monday, excused for personal reasons.
Starting defensive end Arthur Jones missed practice for the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Baltimore's favorite half-man, half-fish, Olympian extraordinaire Michael Phelps, will have a cameo on the midseason premiere of USA's "Suits."
Phelps will play himself, the only athlete whom lawyer Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht) could never land....
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:13 AM
After the coffee. Before acting surprised at the welcome-back party awaiting me in the office.
The Skinny: It was so nice of CBS and Time Warner Cable to wait until I was back in town to resolve their distribution dispute. Too bad they had to ruin the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:54 PM
The Tennis Channel has lost its bid for a review of a pivotal court decision in its marathon legal match against cable giant Comcast Corp.
On Wednesday, the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals denied the Tennis Channel's petition that asked...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:48 PM
So here's the final score: Time Warner Cable got some but not all of what it wanted. CBS got pretty much everything that it wanted.
And after a month of being denied access to CBS, Showtime and other popular channels, Time Warner subscribers got the...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As a teenager Jeff Shell was determined to earn a spot on the elite basketball team at West Los Angeles' University High School.
Despite being considered a long shot, he spent hours in his backyard practicing his jump shot and working on his moves until...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan teed off against each other on the golf course at the 12th annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas this weekend.
Jordan, a six-time NBA champion and...
| Apr 21, 2013
Last year's Kingsmill Championship ended Sept. 10. This year's begins May 2. The short turnaround created some headaches for preparing the Williamsburg resort and its River Course for the LPGA Tour, but nothing like last year.
"Last year when we started...
| Apr 28, 2013
If the Denver Post's recent description of Philip Anschutz as a reclusive billionaire is accurate, then he certainly could afford to bankroll the LPGA's Kingsmill Championship for decades.
But when Anschutz's Colorado-based Xanterra Parks and Resorts...