| Jan 17, 2013
| 10:08 AM
There's a whiff of the past in the Ravens' current playoff run. So said Kim Herring, strong safety on the Super Bowl XXXV championship team.
Then as now, the Ravens rallied around linebacker Ray Lewis — but for different reasons. During the 2000...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 4:32 PM
An embarrassing laugh track starting in cyberspace morphed into a national television joke during several Saturday Night Live segments involving Lance Armstrong and Manti Te'o.
"This week, Lance Armstrong disappointed the last guy on Earth who still...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 7:54 PM
Fans who claim to watch basketball voted Dwight Howard to be a starter for the 2013 All-Star basketball game.
In fact, Kobe Bryant is joining Howard in Houston next month ensuring two Los Angeles Lakers players from a 17-23 team headed nowhere this...
| Jan 26, 2013
This isn't about the good guys and the bad guys anymore. There always will be good guys and bad guys.
This is about common sense, the kind of sense that is sometimes hard to find among the most educated and entitled.
The NCAA has lost the faith of the...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Kermit Buggs, who served on the Penn State football staff for nearly a decade after guiding Surry County High to a Group A Division 1 state football title, has been hired as an assistant football coach at the University of Connecticut. Buggs will coach...
| May 26, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Joseph R. Carlozo, a former Calvert Hall College High School football coach whose team had a legendary closing-seconds victory at Memorial Stadium on Thanksgiving Day in 1969, died of stroke complications May 20 at Forest Hill Health and Rehabilitation...
| May 24, 2013
| 6:51 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
What does it tell you about how far Miami has fallen as a national draw and how little clout the ACC has among its TV partners when Miami's game against Florida on Sept. 7 is kicking off at noon on ESPN? That's...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 5:21 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
Since this is the final "Running Off" of the year, let's review the biggest and best, whiniest and worst of 2012.
Biggest sports story of local interest: (1) Dwightmare and resulting collateral damage in Magic...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 9:39 PM
Look toward London
Iliana Limón Romero
The London Olympics delivered the most compelling storylines of 2012. Gabby Douglas was not considered a contender for the women's gymnastics all-around gold medal at the beginning of the year,...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 8:43 PM
They only show up once a year, around this time, but there is no mistaking them because of their uniforms.
Tonight will be a family reunion, of sorts, for two strangers. In fact, they have yet to meet, but it is a tradition...
| Jan 1, 2013
With varying degrees of failure over a decade and a half, I have used my Half-baked Jake, ellipsis-pocked humor for my year-in-review, year-in-preview column. For example …
In the Year 2012, Gabby Douglas showed us that a squirrel could fly. In...