| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Maryland has lost its bid to be a Federal Aviation Administration test site for drones, but officials still expect the state to be involved in federal research into how the unmanned aircraft may safely be flown in U.S. airspace.
Virginia was one of six...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 6:06 AM
When Oklahoma offered Charles Tapper a football scholarship in 2011, the City star had played just one season of organized football.
On Thursday night, Tapper helped his Sooner teammates beat No. 3 Alabama, 45-31, in the Sugar Bowl. The sophomore made...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Just a few months before Artemus Werts stood before classes in Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, he had to relearn math concepts he hadn't reviewed in years.
Werts, a 2011 Rutgers graduate who joined Baltimore's teaching corps through Teach for...
| Jan 9, 2014
In 1975, Nebraska Sen. Roman Hruska warned a congressional hearing that college football was in mortal danger. The threat came from Title IX, the 1972 measure that outlawed sex discrimination in educational institutions receiving federal financial...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Amiri Baraka died Thursday after weeks of failing health, a family spokeperson confirmed. He was 79.
A playwright, poet, critic and activist, Baraka was one of the most prominent and controversial African American voices in the world of American...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:44 PM
You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:57 AM
From the landmark Heublein Tower, the scenic view of Simsbury shows most properties as specks on the landscape — with the exception of one: the sprawling suburban campus of The Hartford Financial Services Group.
Even from a distance there is no...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site.
Four-star offensive lineman Richie Petitbon has 18 offers.
Four stick out.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:14 PM
Freshman midfielder Ara Atayan of Bronxville (N.Y.) High has committed orally to North Carolina, becoming the first boys lacrosse player in the class of 2017 to publicly make such a commitment.
Atayan was one of the standout players at the Nike Blue...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:38 AM
The American Athletic Conference has its first coaching change of the 2013 season.
UConn athletic director Warde Manuel announced on Monday morning that head coach Paul Pasqualoni had been fired.
The news was first reported by the Hartford Courant....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 2:48 PM
The Hartford Board of Education's recent vote to expand a charter outfit with a troubling disciplinary and enrollment record was ill-advised and premature. Shame on the majority who failed to hold Achievement First accountable for well-documented problems...