| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:48 PM
A physician who has created a new model for providing health care to those who can least afford it.
A novelist who takes readers into the swampy backwaters of the Everglades.
An astrophysicist who searches for other planets — and finds them....
| Sep 21, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Biggest home game in UConn football history. If those seven words mean nothing to Michigan and their fans today, maybe they will mean plenty to them by Sunday morning. If those seven words don't mean much more to UConn fans, well, let that stand as...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Nearly every morning for four years, Pat Mason discovered exactly what it took just to have his dream job. It wasn't always pretty.
As a first-time college baseball assistant coach at Boston College in 1998, Mason worked under Pete Hughes, the guy...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:28 PM
It is not every day when USC, Texas, Notre Dame and Florida all lose football games on the same day.
It happened Saturday, in fact, for the first time since Sept. 11, 1976.
These proud programs have 19 combined Associated Press national titles, but...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:01 PM
The UConn men's basketball team has sorted out the sites for its home games, and fans who have wanted more big games at Gampel Pavilion should be pleased. UConn hosts Florida on Dec. 2, one of 10 scheduled for the campus site.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Virginia Tech football lacks few amenities associated with national-caliber programs. Thanks to generous donors and a supportive administration, the Hokies practice, condition, play and prepare in ever-evolving facilities.
One exception: an indoor...
| Sep 8, 2013
WASHINGTON Three years ago, with his former partner suffering from cancer, Jim Dorsey decided to borrow against the equity on his Vashon Island, Wash., home with a reverse mortgage. The couple didn't have children and didn't plan to move, so a loan that...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Robert N. Bellah, a UC Berkeley sociologist who turned the analysis of religion's role in American society into a bestselling book and a thriving academic pursuit, died Tuesday at an Oakland hospital. He was 86.
The cause was complications after heart...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
What concerns you about Maryland as the Terps open their football season Saturday against Florida...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:28 PM
Tennis--U.S. Open, Noon and 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
Major League Baseball--Kansas City Royals at Minnesota Twins, Noon (FXSP)
College Football--North Carolina at South Carolina, 5 p.m. (ESPN); Tulsa at Bowling Green, 6 p.m. (ESPNU); Utah State at...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Fourth year (16-21 at U.Va.; 40-26 in coaching career)
After opening last season 2-0, the bottom dropped out for U.Va. with a six-game losing streak. At a time when London needed to sustain momentum on the heels of a stretch in...