| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Andrew Balio is best known around here for the gleaming sound and refined musicality he regularly provides as the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's principal trumpet, a post he has held since 2001. Offstage, Balio devotes a great deal of his energies to...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 5:45 PM
JACKSONVILLE — As one of his first acts upon being hired, Jacksonville Jaguars' general manager Dave Caldwell asked crews to take down the steel doors that once created a dungeon-like feel in the team's offices.
The metal was replaced with glass,...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 10:15 AM
Denis Johnson tends to let his work speak for itself. Since the publication of his debut novel, "Angels," in 1983 he's written some of the most essential books in contemporary American literature, but he doesn't often talk about them. "My general policy,"...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 12:46 PM
On sunny days, the harbor sparkles as Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank looks out from his Tide Point corner office. Across the water, he can see Canton and Fells Point, where his development firm is turning Recreation Pier into a 128-room hotel.
| Sep 21, 2014
| 6:30 PM
in Finnish helmer Leena Kilpelainen's enjoyable docu "The Voice of Sokurov." Those hoping for a full biography should look elsewhere, and the film does little to illuminate his working methods. Instead, Kilpelainen's interviews, shot over five years yet...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 5:05 PM
With two-thirds of American adults considered overweight, a lot of people are trying to shed pounds. It can be a challenging journey, and many folks find that they get tripped up by a major obstacle: themselves. Here are some common ways dieters...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 10:29 AM
There may be no race in the state (up to and including that for governor) that pits two so well qualified candidates against each other as the contest for Howard County Executive. Republican Allan Kittleman and Democrat Courtney Watson are both...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:11 PM
The Kansas City Royals might have skipped the World Series for three decades, but they have an identity now. Ladies and gentlemen, the Royals Way: a lockdown bullpen, suffocating defense and speed to kill.
The Oakland Athletics have a way, the zig-when-...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:28 PM
At his introductory news conference Friday, the Dodgers' new president of baseball operations confirmed Don Mattingly would manage the team next season and that a general manager would be hired.
That was about the extent of what Andrew Friedman...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 8:22 PM
In a week, it will be for real, whether the Miami Heat are ready or not.
To a degree, that makes the Heat like Tuesday's opponent at AmericanAirlines Arena, the Houston Rockets, a team returning with a different look, awaiting the starting line to...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 8:51 PM
Even as councils in neighboring cities have come to accept sharply split votes along political lines as the norm, elected officials in Newport Beach have long said they've avoided letting ideological differences get in the way of prudent decision-making....