| May 2, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Cuban musician Juan Formell, 71, who for more than four decades was the driving force behind the big band salsa orchestra Los Van Van, died Thursday, Cuban state television reported in Havana. The cause was not given.
Formell received a Latin Grammy...
| May 11, 2014
| 11:57 AM
The Ravens take their recruiting and signing of undrafted rookie free agents extremely seriously, with coach John Harbaugh personally attempting to convince players to sign.
It's an exercise coordinated by scouts, including Joe Douglas and Mark Azevedo,...
| May 26, 2014
| 7:00 AM
"…You should see that obedient flock who at the mere sign from me will hasten to heap the hot cinders upon the stakes in which we shall burn you for coming to meddle with us."
— Fyodor Dostoyevsky, "The Grand Inquisitor" parable within "The...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:47 PM
The son of Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice has been invited to try out for the Ravens during their rookie minicamp that starts Friday.
UNLV wide receiver Jerry Rice Jr. has not been signed or agreed to a contract, but he will...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
During a media session prior to the February 2009 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed at me and said, "You owe me for getting you a week's vacation in Tampa."
Tomlin was right. Sort of....
| Apr 7, 2014
| 7:22 AM
NASHVILLE — Numbers are thrown around faster than crumpled up brackets this time of year. Call it one-and-done or, as John Calipari, with the propriety of a snake oil salesman, calls it, "succeed and proceed." Whatever term you choose, Kentucky will...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:49 PM
Even before he took Maryland to its first Final Four in 2001 and led the Terps to their only national championship the following season, Gary Williams had long been a respected member of the college coaching fraternity.
On Monday, that opinion was...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 8:31 PM
Two home runs by Grafton High graduate Kyri Washington and one by former Warwick standout Brandon Delk helped Longwood beat William and Mary 9-7 Wednesday at Plumeri Park.
Washington had three RBI, Jamestown High graduate Scott...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 6:03 PM
When Lewis Yablonsky was growing up in New Jersey in the 1930s, he was beaten by poor whites for being Jewish and by black gangs for being white. He committed petty thefts, ran crooked card games and carried a switchblade for protection. Some of his...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Photo courtesy Penn State Penn State's recruiting class became final when it received a commitment from Torrence Brown, a 6-4, 240-pound defensive lineman from Alabama. That gave Penn State 20 players who signed Letters of Intent on Wednesday. They...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:22 PM
James Franklin promised to "dominate the state" upon being hired as Penn State's head coach, though that's likely to come later. For now, his strategy has centered primarily on maintaining recruits from Bill O'Brien's class and revisiting players he...