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  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech's Beamer scheduled to meet with Stanford's Pep Hamilton

    Teel Time: Virginia Tech's Beamer scheduled to meet with Stanford's Pep Hamilton
    Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer was scheduled to meet with Stanford’s Pep Hamilton on Monday about becoming the Hokies’ offensive coordinator, a source confirmed. Bruce Feldman of CBSSports.com first tweeted the news. Beamer is in...
  • Teel Time: As Virginia Tech searches for coordinator, Logan Thomas' NFL decision looms

    Teel Time: As Virginia Tech searches for coordinator, Logan Thomas' NFL decision looms
    College football juniors and redshirt sophomores have until Tuesday to declare for the NFL draft, a deadline that adds urgency to Virginia Tech’s presumed and oh-so-unusual search for an offensive coordinator. Urgency because Hokies junior Logan...
  • More than 1,000 AKA sorority sisters volunteer in Baltimore

    More than 1,000 AKA sorority sisters volunteer in Baltimore
    The other children sitting on the carpet in Diana Holley's first-grade classroom at Gilmor Elementary School on Friday wiggled and squirmed and laughed and whispered. But Briana Diggs stayed still. Her chin rested in the palm of her hands, eyes turned...
  • Baltimore's biggest philanthropists reveal what motivates them

    Baltimore's biggest philanthropists reveal what motivates them
    Baltimore is home to some generous souls. There are those who give time, others who share their ideas and plenty of people willing to open their wallets. Over the years, a number of people have built reputations as philanthropists. Yet however...
  • Inside the BRD: Division I basketball interest heating up for Grafton's Elijah Moore

    Grafton High boys basketball star Elijah Moore continues to draw more and more interest from Division I basketball coaches. The latest to express interest in the 6-foot-7 senior is Howard University head coach Kevin Nickelberry, formerly of Hampton...
  • A quarter-century of nurturing Baltimore's leaders

    A quarter-century of nurturing Baltimore's leaders
    Jan Houbolt may be the most influential Baltimorean you've never heard of. As head of the Greater Baltimore Committee's Leadership Program since 1989, he has helped groom some of the state's up-and-coming leaders through a 10-month-long series of site...
  • Rev. Jeremiah Wright calls on Obama to promote peace

    Rev. Jeremiah Wright calls on Obama to promote peace
    WASHINGTON — The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, the president's former pastor whose sermons touched off a firestorm in the 2008 political campaign, urged today that Barack Obama heed the words of the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and transform the country...
  • Inside the BRD: Norfolk State the latest D-I basketball school to offer Grafton's Elijah Moore

    Inside the BRD: Norfolk State the latest D-I basketball school to offer Grafton's Elijah Moore
    First it was military schools and now it's Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference institutions expressing serious interest in Grafton High boys basketball star Elijah Moore. Two assistants from defending MEAC champion Norfolk State checked out Moore during...
  • Signs that U.S. gun violence on rise don't bear out in Baltimore

    Signs that U.S. gun violence on rise don't bear out in Baltimore
    The Wall Street Journal over the weekend used Baltimore and the world-renowned Maryland Shock Trauma Center as the setting for a story saying hospital statistics show gun violence nationwide was “soaring,” and that a continuing national...
  • Catherine O'Neill dies at 70; political activist, women's advocate

    Catherine O'Neill dies at 70; political activist, women's advocate
    Catherine O'Neill, a social worker turned political activist and advocate for refugee women who co-founded the watchdog group now called the Women's Refugee Commission, died of cancer Wednesday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. She was 70. Her death...
  • In 50th year, Scholar Athlete award continues impact on local high school sports

    In 50th year, Scholar Athlete award continues impact on local high school sports
    The plaque hangs on the wall of the doctor's office, proof of its worth to Greg Brouse, 1981 grand-prize winner of the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete award. "My kids can't believe I was either a scholar...