| Nov 20, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Spoiler alert! We asked pairs of prominent Baltimoreans — relatives, co-workers and friends — what would make their trees twinkle this holiday season.
Here's a peek at what a few of the city's best and brightest would like to receive from...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Former heavyweight boxing champion Ernie Terrell, best known for his punishing loss to Muhammad Ali in the famed “What's My Name'” fight in 1967, has died at the age of 75, the Chicago Sun-Times reported on Wednesday.
Terrell, a towering 6-...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 5:36 PM
The transformation of Mike Tyson from chump to champ, con to ex-con (to con to ex-con), from drug addict to sober vegan and from boxing to Broadway, takes perhaps its strangest turn Monday with the premiere of "Mike Tyson Mysteries," on Adult Swim.
| Oct 30, 2014
| 7:58 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Tallahassee Police Department released several emails Thursday in connection with its investigation into FSU running back Karlos Williams for an alleged domestic battery.
In one of the emails sent Saturday, Carolyn Egan...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 8:38 PM
LOUISVILLE — FSU has absorbed one shot after another this season, on and off the field.
With its back against the ropes again, the defending national champion withstood yet another haymaker.
The No. 2 Seminoles extended their nation-leading...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Joe Sample, a soft-spoken keyboard player and composer whose blending of funk, blues, jazz, gospel and the Zydeco music of his childhood lent a distinctive sound to his well-known group, the Crusaders, has died. He was 75.
Sample died Friday at a...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 1:52 PM
At the Olympics that launched Sugar Ray Leonard and the Spinks brothers, the award for the outstanding boxer of the Games went to Howard Davis, Jr.
It almost didn't happen. Three days before his first fight in the 1976 Olympics at Montreal, Davis'...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:03 PM
Charlie Powell sacked Detroit Lions quarterback Bobby Layne 10 times in one NFL game and fought Muhammad Ali and Floyd Patterson near their time as heavyweight boxing champions.
After leaving San Diego High School as the most decorated athlete ever to...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:50 PM
William Greaves, the Emmy-award winning co-host and executive producer of a groundbreaking television news program and a prolific filmmaker whose subjects ranged from Muhammad Ali to the Harlem Renaissance to the black middle class, has died. He was 87....
| Oct 21, 2014
The three of us -- the black American, the black Russian and me, a black Briton -- took a photo together. And then we went our separate ways. Maryum back to the United States, Yelena remaining in Russia and me to England. We never really thought we...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 3:25 PM
That I have spent more than four decades writing for newspapers has done nothing to enlighten me to the mystery of photography. Working with dozens of men and women with cameras who accompanied me on hundreds of stories, I have watched as they did their...