| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Those close to Roscoe Smith share a favorite phrase.
When speaking of Smith, a Baltimore native and 6-foot-8 Nevada-Las Vegas forward entered in Thursday's NBA draft, they repeat a pair of words, over and over.
It's not necessarily a nickname, but his...
| May 31, 2014
| 10:29 PM
Track and field:
Hampton University will send a combined eight student-athletes to the NCAA outdoor championships after a strong showing this weekend in the NCAA East Preliminary in Jacksonville, Fla.
Six Pirates will be heading to Eugene, Ore.,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Let's hope the Stanley Cup Final is more exciting than the wager between the governors of California and New York over the hockey championship between the Los Angeles Kings and New York Rangers.
If the Kings win the Stanley Cup, New York Gov. Andrew M....
| Jun 3, 2014
| 2:03 PM
The Newport Harbor Music Education Foundation presented Under the Bell Tower, the high school's annual jazz picnic amid ideal sunny weather Sunday evening on the school's lawn.
The fundraising event featured the Newport Harbor Midshipman Jazz Band, as...
| Mar 18, 2014
Q: With St. Joseph's Day coming up in March I wonder if you have some recipes for the St. Joseph's table?
—Edythe Keon, Chicago
A:St. Joseph's Day is March 19. The tradition of setting out a special feast, or table, dates back to the Middle Ages...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Here was a story, it seemed, that resonated with a disparate and diffuse metropolis.
It was the tale of one city and two men — one on the ascent, a giant who staked his life's claim not on his championship banners, but on minority ownership in...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:31 PM
After two meetings this season, Providence knows Marian Catholic isn't a one-man crew.
Marian Catholic Kentucky-bound point guard Tyler Ulis sparked a second-half rally to lead the Spartans to a 52-40 win against the Celtics on Feb. 11.
On Friday, the...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:33 PM
You didn't have to be a Clippers fan to root for the players this season. Their playoff loss on Thursday night was heartbreaking, especially given all the turmoil they've endured.
The only upside to this season-ending defeat is that it signifies the end...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:04 AM
Today is going to be tough, Baltimore. Really tough. But as we struggle to turn the engine over and begin a new (albeit short) week, let's take solace in the weekend we had both in our lives and in local sports. This is the Coffee Companion, where every...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 9:40 PM
Five years ago, when the local chapter of the NAACP wanted to give Clippers owner Donald Sterling a lifetime achievement humanitarian award, Los Angeles' African American community was divided.
Sterling had been a prominent donor to the NAACP chapter...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:07 AM
The Orioles' scheduled day off and the evening rain was a good opportunity to catch up on chores, spend quality time with your family, or do other things that don't involve watching sports. That's why blogger Jon Meoli restarted the Coffee Companion...