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  • Avoid regrets, make a Baltimore Bucket List

    Avoid regrets, make a Baltimore Bucket List
    I herewith present a Baltimore Bucket List — that is, an inventory of things in Baltimore you think you have done, but actually have never done, or have not done for a long time, and if you do not do these things soon, you or these things might no...
  • Nationals Park expected to be named host of 2018 All-Star Game

    Nationals Park expected to be named host of 2018 All-Star Game
    Nationals Park is expected to be announced as the host of the 2018 All-Star Game before the Washington Nationals' season opener Monday, a person familiar with the situation said. The Nationals host the New York Mets on Monday, and Major League Baseball...
  • Bob Baffert-trained Dortmund wins Santa Anita Derby

    Bob Baffert-trained Dortmund wins Santa Anita Derby
    Saturday's Santa Anita Derby was more a belaboring of the obvious than a horse race. It confirmed that Dortmund was a really good 3-year-old, good enough to be one of the favorites for the Kentucky Derby. It confirmed that Bob Baffert is a really good...
  • No. 4 North Carolina runs away from No. 8 Virginia, 10-6, in men's lacrosse

    No. 4 North Carolina runs away from No. 8 Virginia, 10-6, in men's lacrosse
    No. 4 North Carolina went on a 6-1 run over 25 minutes in the second half to pull away from No. 8 Virginia, 10-6. Joey Sankey had four goals for the Tar Heels (11-1, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference). The host Cavaliers fell to 8-3, 0-3. Virginia's Greg...
  • Frosted win Wood Memorial at Big A , Kentucky Derby up next

    It's been 12 years since a horse who ran in the Wood Memorial went on to win the Kentucky Derby. The last time a Wood winner did it was 15 years ago. That could change in four weeks. Frosted won the $1 million Wood at Aqueduct Racetrack on Saturday,...
  • Black towns, established by freed slaves, are dying out

    The old people used to say that Sugarland, Maryland, one of the hundreds of all-black towns and communities established by freed slaves after the Civil War, got its name because its founders believed that "the women here were as sweet as sugar." Gwendora...
  • Ellen Moyer guest column: Let's use Capital building well

     Ellen Moyer guest column: Let's use Capital building well
    Not too many will disagree with Gov. Larry Hogan's interest in returning the state police barrack to the City of Annapolis. Most may also agree that the city sale of its decrepit property on Spa Road is an OK thing to do. Giving the Department of Public...
  • From both Iran's hard-liners and Israel: No to nuclear deal

    Hard-liners in Iran and the Israeli government both condemned the framework deal on curbing Tehran's nuclear program on Friday, from opposite directions but for the same reason: The agreement, they said, gives away too much. Israeli Prime Minister...
  • Hall of Fame trainer Allen Jerkens, 85, dies

    Allen Jerkens, the Hall of Fame trainer who pulled off some of horse racing's biggest upsets, has died. He was 85. Jerkens, affectionately known as "The Chief," had been ill for several weeks, and had been admitted to a hospital in Aventura, Fla., on...
  • $7M in Laurel Park improvements are close to completion

    $7M in Laurel Park improvements are close to completion
    The Maryland Jockey Club has announced that about $7 million in improvements at Laurel Park, including new barns for 300 horses and installation of new flat-screen televisions, are expected to be completed within the next month. Despite record-low...
  • New Jersey back in court in fight to legalize sports betting

    New Jersey back in court in fight to legalize sports betting
    PHILADELPHIA — The fight over legalized sports gambling in New Jersey returned to a federal appeals court Tuesday, where attorneys for the state and the country's major sports leagues spent nearly an hour parsing language in a decades-old federal...