| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:40 PM
On an April Tuesday afternoon, a big black van rolled through the streets of Elmhurst.
It might have been rented for a prom by a group of friends. It might have contained a baseball team headed to a game.
Then it stopped at Dominic Corso's home and...
| May 3, 2014
| 3:45 PM
HAMPTON — Bill Hayes knew what he was getting when he chose Connell Maynor to shepherd Winston-Salem State University's troubled, transition football program.
Hayes recruited Maynor as a teenager, coaching him first at WSSU and then at North...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Homer Glen native Rich Santarelli is not the first, nor will he be the last, to utter the quote, "Baseball is a game where you never know what is going to happen."
The former Chicago Christian High School star knows firsthand the roller-coaster ride the...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
During a media session prior to the February 2009 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed at me and said, "You owe me for getting you a week's vacation in Tampa."
Tomlin was right. Sort of....
| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Before the season started, Maggie Tyler knew life as she had known it on Virginia Tech's softball team was about to change, which is exactly what she wanted.
She was going to get the chance to do what she came to college to do — be a starter on...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:10 AM
Baltimore Sun reporter Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports.
Who is going to replace Scott Spinelli on Mark Turgeon’s staff?
Don Markus: The only name that has surfaced...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Former Angels closer Troy Percival remains open to coaching at the major league level, but the window for such a career move does not appear to be wide.
Percival, who was on the mound when the Angels clinched their only World Series championship in...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:52 PM
St. Francis 190, Crescenta Valley 208: The Golden Knights picked up a nonleague victory Thursday at Brookside Golf Course No. 1. Michael Finny had an even-par 36 for St. Francis, which got a 37 from Johnny Brandt, a 38 from Joe Sarni and...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:00 PM
The Orioles have signed outfielder Quintin Berry to a minor league contract with an invitation to big league spring training camp, the club announced Friday.
Berry, 29, made his major league debut two years ago with the Detroit Tigers, hitting .258/....
| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:43 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Veteran free-agent hitter Jack Cust has been waiting for an opportunity to get back into the major leagues for nearly a year. He will now have that opportunity this week at the Orioles’ minicamp at the Ed Smith Stadium...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Deion Sanders. The man who they call “Prime Time.”
The man who possibly drew more attention to himself than any other athlete ever, but then backed it up on the playing field.
The only man to ever score an NFL touchdown and hit a Major...