| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
We are just a few days away from the official kickoff of college football season, which means it's time once again for the studio audience to ask questions and seek answers from the "Oracle of Oblong" –...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 10:13 PM
State Fair meet runs Friday to Labor Day
The second season of horse racing in Maryland begins Friday with nine races at the Maryland State Fair, the only fair east of the Mississippi that still conducts a sanctioned thoroughbred meeting....
| Aug 10, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Defensive tackle Darius Hamilton was at home with his father, Keith, on the November day in 2012 when they learned Rutgers was going to move up to a significantly tougher level of competition as a member of the Big Ten.
"My dad looked at me and said,...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:15 PM
It took a hundred years, but college football finally caved to the faucet drip of public persistence by agreeing to stage a four-team playoff starting this season.
Fare thee well to mythical champions crowned by wire services, matrices and wing nuts....
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Everybody should know by now that Tuesday will be a watershed moment in the history of University of Maryland athletics. The long-anticipated move from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten will become official and the Terps will take up...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Back before $6.9 million was deemed an appropriate amount to pay the Alabama football coach; before Texas A&M installed flat-screen TVs in the bathroom mirrors of its new locker room; and before the creation of a 12th game, a 13th to determine the...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 5:16 AM
Before shooting the independent film “Drinking Buddies” at Revolution Brewing's Kedzie Brewery Thursday, Oscar-nominated actress Anna Kendrick ate lunch at Hot Doug's in the Avondale neighborhood. Specifically, the 26-year-old “Up in the...
| Jul 31, 2014
This week's American Athletic Conference preseason football gathering reinforced two thoughts: The league's annual Newport, R.I., clambake towers above all media days, and East Carolina is Virginia Tech's most intriguing non-conference game.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:50 PM
NEWPORT, R.I. — The weight of modern athletic history, one made all the heavier by the bottomless moneybags of network television, is against him and his league. Deep down, Mike Aresco must know this.
Yet it didn't stop the American Athletic...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Just when you think this wild game of conference musical chairs is over, the band starts up again and the craziness continues.
What we learned when Maryland bolted the Atlantic Coast Conference for the Big Ten on Monday were some sad, ugly truths...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 12:49 PM
The new Illinois coach said he wants to get the “best players who are Illinois guys.’’
Me, I'd rather see the Illini get Kentucky guys. But that's just me.
Then the first thing John Groce said about an Illinois guy is “a desire...