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  • NFL Hall of Fame player Deacon Jones dies at 74

     
    Deacon Jones, an NFL Hall of Fame defensive player, has died at the age of 74....
  • O's fans unhappy as WJZ cuts over to '60 Minutes'

    John Lanahan Jr. was spending Sunday afternoon at St. Agnes Hospital with his father, who was recovering from an allergic reaction. The two Orioles fans planned to watch the game against perennial favorite Boston Red Sox. Then disaster struck. As the...
  • Sept. 9, 2007: Mike Tomlin set to tackle his biggest test

    A chance. That's all Mike Tomlin ever wanted. It didn't matter whether he was a 103-pound budding junior varsity defensive back, a 5-year-old playing cards with his mom and older brother, a seventh-grader taking a crack at high school trigonometry or a...
  • Olsen was a man of character

    Editor's Note: This column originally appeared online at National Football Post. I fell in love with the NFL in the late '50s and '60s because my father took my brothers and I to Rams game at the Los Angeles Coliseum. They were nosebleed seats, which...
  • Varsity Q&A: Roman Braglio, McDonogh, football

    Varsity Q&A: Roman Braglio, McDonogh, football
    McDonogh defensive end Roman Braglio grew up lifting hay bales on his father's Woodstock farm. Now the 6-foot-4, 240-pound senior uses that strength as one of the area's top defensive linemen. With 16 sacks and 72 tackles, Braglio leads the No. 8...
  • Ravens Q&A with Mike Preston

    Ravens Q&A with Mike Preston
    Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston answers reader questions on the Ravens' 16-13 overtime win ove the San Diego Chargers. Eric in Jacksonville: Mike, give it to us straight: Did the San Diego defense just play inspired or did the Ravens offense...
  • AEG announces naming-rights deal for proposed downtown Los Angeles stadium

     
    AEG formally announced the potentially richest stadium naming-rights deal in U.S. sports history Tuesday in a united effort that included city leaders, billionaires and sports legends. "That's the most important message we can send: that we're unified,"...
  • Greatest sports figures in L.A. history, No. 15: Merlin Olsen

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 20 greatest figures in L.A. sports history with No. 15, Merlin Olsen. No. 15 Merlin Olsen (no first-place votes, 808 points). Those of you who remember Merlin Olsen only as Jonathan Garvey on "Little House......
  • Davy Jones dead at 66; celebrities react on Twitter

     
    Davy Jones is dead: With news Wednesday that Davy Jones of the Monkees was dead at 66 after suffering a heart attack at his home in Florida, the tone of celebrity reactions on Twitter was nothing if not a bit wistful....
  • Credit crisis fixes: Six ideas here

     
    by William Neikirk A major economic stimulus package, including funds to rebuild the nation's infrastructure, is shaping up as one of the top ideas for responding to the worst financial crisis since the 1930s. Asked to name key measures that......
  • Previews on this weekend’s Metro vs. Florida boys hoops matchups

     
    Wekiva boys basketball coach Scott Williams doesn't just hatch the idea of a Metro vs. Florida Challenge. He gets every ball rolling, including compiling previews for all the games. Here are his matchup profiles for this weekend's inaugural event: Day One...