| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:34 PM
They installed the first outdoor Olympic rings Wednesday in Sochi, Russia, a 60-by-30-foot reminder that Thursday marks a year to go before the opening of the 2014 Winter Games.
The temperature was 61.
That incongruity brings up the first of a baker's...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Lindsey Vonn knew she began this World Cup alpine ski season physically stronger than she ever had been. She also was sure the hundreds of hours spent riding a bicycle last summer had made her endurance better than ever.
Vonn underscored her assessment...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Lindsey Vonn said Wednesday she will return to the United States for surgery to repair the injuries she sustained in a Tuesday crash in the Super G at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming, Austria.
In a statement issued by the U.S. Ski...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 3:51 PM
South Florida consumers aggravated by annoying "robo calls" on their cellphones from debt collectors are fighting back – suing the companies that make the calls and often collecting cash settlements from the lenders.
Fort Lauderdale lawyer Scott D....
| May 10, 2011
| 10:07 AM
House Republican plans to repeal the new healthcare law and to convert the Medicaid insurance program into a block grant to states could force as many 44 million poor and disabled Americans out of the program over the next decade, according to a new...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 6:54 PM
The year before the Olympics is traditionally when athletes emerge into the spotlight that will follow them through the next Summer or Winter Games.
Performances at world championships in the pre-Olympic year reveal new faces or make us more familiar...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 2:00 PM
Marquis Jones doesn't believe she owes money on a credit-card account that a debt-buying company sued to collect from her.
More importantly, though, the firm never proved she did.
But because the Severn woman wasn't given notice of the lawsuit —...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 9:15 AM
The Baltimore Sun highlighted a significant issue involving the use of the courts by debt buyers to recover consumer debt they have purchased ("A push for more proof in debt-collection lawsuits," July 25).
As the leading voice for credit and debt...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 12:18 PM
Michael S. Radcliffe, a partner in a Baltimore County law firm, died July 22 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, at his Timonium home. He was 54.
Born in Silver Spring, Mr. Radcliffe moved to Timonium with his family when he was...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 10:34 AM
Lindsey Vonn still intends to be known as Lindsey Vonn even after her divorce from Thomas Vonn becomes official.
The question now is whether she will continue to ski like the same Lindsey Vonn who became the world's most successful active racer and the...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Several ruminations, mostly numerical, about three subjects:
1. When Bode Miller finished second Friday in the downhill at Chamonix, France, it was the 21st top-three finish for a U.S. alpine skier this season. With any luck, that means Team USA...