| Sep 1, 2011
| 9:24 AM
Six Flags America is envisioning 2012 as the end of the world and wants visitors to take that last ride aboard a new roller coaster.
The Apocalypse, a thrilling coaster that will drop riders 90 feet, is set to open at the Maryland theme park on May 25....
| Jun 7, 2012
| 5:30 AM
A first-of-its-kind vertical roller coaster debuting June 30 at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom will take riders through a pair of twists, a towering heart-line roll and a non-inverting loop.
Dubbed Superman Ultimate Flight, the custom Premier Rides launched...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 4:40 PM
As Ray Lewis walked onto the practice field in uniform Wednesday for the first time in seven weeks, his long-time Ravens' teammate, Terrell Suggs, remained inside the team facility. Suggs was pondering when he'll be able to return to the field and how...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 2:53 PM
When the playoff microscope gets rolled out next week and experts begin to dissect the Orioles — assuming they hold on to at least an American League wild-card spot — one of the primary criticisms is going to be the club's overall lack of...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 9:14 PM
Sports sections today read like the business section of the newspaper, or even worse the crime beat section.
Since I have spent almost 40 years advocating the concept of athletes serving as role models and triggering imitative behavior, it is...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 5:30 AM
While all eyes will be on Disney California Adventure in 2012, plenty of other theme parks in California will be adding new rides and attractions in time for the summer crowds.
Our Top 10 for 2012 is dominated by new rides coming to DCA's 12-acre Cars...
| Dec 16, 2011
Joe Simon, a comic book industry pioneer whose defining career moment came in the dark days of March 1941 when he delivered a star-spangled superhero named Captain America, has died. He was 98.
Simon died Wednesday night in New York City after a brief...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 11:18 AM
This time of year we’re inundated with reminders to shop local, but there’s never a bad time to check out smaller local theater companies who specialize in innovation, guts, and sometimes just sheer blissful goofiness. These artists mostly...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Outspoken movie critic and columnist Rex Reed at will speak 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29 as part of "Open Visions Forum" lecture series at Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.
His lecture is entitled "Hollywood Notebook:...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 7:13 PM
Band name: The Hood Internet
Sound: The mash-up maestros are best known for merging indie rock backing tracks and hip-hop lyricists (Lupe Fiasco rhymes atop the Handsome Furs on one cut, while Devin the Dude mingles with Les Savy Fav on another) like a...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 7:49 PM
He was Orlando's shepherd during its most remarkable period of growth. With hard work and a sense of humor, he helped turn a small town into a big city, before retiring as its longest-serving mayor.
Carl Langford, whose quirky personality and penchant...