| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:25 AM
Half a century ago this Wednesday, as a bright sun climbed the sky above downtown Washington, Douglas B. Sands, then 29, stood a few hundred feet from the Lincoln Memorial and looked out over the National Mall in wonder.
It was 8:30 in the morning on...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:06 PM
WASHINGTON — As they look back half a century later, five organizers of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom recall the thrill of the day — the sense that the cause of civil rights would advance.
Of course they remember the...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:37 AM
Hampton Roads Academy senior Braysia Hicks has verbally committed to play basketball Towson University, where former Phoebus standout Niki (Reid) Geckeler is the head coach.
Last season, Hicks averaged 16 points and 7 rebounds and was named to the the...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Abikanile "Bika" Mack-Williams, an attorney in the state public defender's office in Baltimore, died Sept. 14 of heart failure at a friend's Hanover home.
She was 26 and lived in Owings Mills.
"Her death was accidental. She had a pre-existing heart...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 7:44 AM
The Ravens' search for linebackers in the NFL draft involves a wide investigation of prospects.
That includes interest in Howard University linebacker Keith Pough, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation.
Among the other teams...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Niki (Reid) Geckeler, women's basketball coach at Howard University for the past five years, is the new coach at Towson University in Maryland.
Geckeler graduated from Georgetown and was an assistant coach at both Georgetown and Fordham.
Read the full...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 10:58 PM
Niki Geckeler, who led Howard University to back-to-back 20-plus-win seasons and three postseason tournament appearances, was introduced as the women's basketball coach at Towson on Thursday.
"When we started this search, we went in search of a coach...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Are Brad Paisley and Rand Paul the bravest men in America?
Er, no. At least not by my lights. But maybe the country singer and the first-term senator are contenders for that title according to the attorney general of the United States, Eric Holder.
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:20 AM
In July 2008, Angel Carpenter, better known as DJ AngelBaby, fulfilled her lifelong dream of earning an on-air position at 92Q, the city's hip-hop radio station. On one of her first days at the job, Carpenter spotted the source of her inspiration —...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Simply referring to Maria Trent, M.D., as a pediatrician is a bit like calling Barack Obama an executive.
The Johns Hopkins Children's Center doctor's continuing achievements as a researcher, clinician, professor and advocate for adolescent health...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:45 AM
After two seasons as a walk-on at UNC-Wilmington, which meant his parents were footing most of the bill for college, the work ethic and patience of Shane Reybold of North Laurel was rewarded before his junior year in 2012 when he was put on an athletic...