| Jan 24, 2014
Those no-good, dirty, rotten poor people. They lie, and they steal, and they spend our money.
Or so I've been told by readers since my last op-ed column, where I did the math proving that government benefits aren't generous enough to make people want to...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 5:41 AM
Wildly fluctuating temperatures are taking a toll on Baltimore's roads — and travelers.
As the Baltimore region thaws out with a balmy weekend, roads, pipes and other infrastructure weakened by this week's below-freezing temperatures are...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Before he was a teenager, Joseph Cordova’s mother had died, he was living with his alcoholic grandmother and suffering from serious dental problems that tore down his confidence — and could have eventually led to life-threatening health...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:58 PM
He used to do work that rattled one's teeth. Now, Sam Havrilak's job is to care for them.
A dentist in Parkville, Havrilak tends patients' chompers with the same hands that once passed, caught and cradled the football for the Colts. Every day finds...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Hello probation. Goodbye dignity.
Monday's coda to the career implosion of former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is yet another cautionary tale for powerful men: You could end up like Filner, jobless and disgraced, with your deepest secrets laid out in...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:35 PM
On a snowy, blustery, miserable day elsewhere in the NFL, the San Francisco 49ers played in sunshine and basked in the relatively warm winds of change.
They beat Seattle at home, 19-17, reversing the flow after lopsided losses to the Seahawks in...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Cavities are practically a given today and no age or ethnic group seems to be immune.
Cavities, or tooth decay, start when plaque forms on the teeth. Plaque is the sticky substance that forms on teeth and combines with the...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The shortage of houses for sale has changed the real estate landscape in numerous ways.
One is that finding just the right place has supplanted obtaining financing and wading through the necessary paperwork as the most difficult aspect of the buying...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 7:13 PM
Remember Saturday if Auburn goes on to beat Alabama and then wins the national title.
Remember the throw, the tip and the catch.
Remember how it never should have happened.
Remember that Auburn improved to 10-1 on a Hail Mary that rivals Doug...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Ohio State crushed Illinois, 60-35, on Saturday to record its 22nd consecutive victory.
It tied the school record for wins in a row -- and what a rush it was.
Carlos Hyde ran for 246 yards while quarterback Braxton Miller added 184. Ohio State (10-0) ...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:00 PM
I was done.
At 57, I had three cratered marriages behind me, all with intelligent women and mutually agreed upon endings that separated them from me and me from my money and a couple of nice homes.
It was like I was in the major leagues and just...