| Oct 29, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Human nature being what it is, one of our greatest motivators is self-interest. It’s probably a corollary of the survival instinct, and hard-wired into us in order to perpetuate the species. One of the fine arts of politics is to harness the self-...
| Sep 22, 2011
If you've been paying attention to the NBA's labor woes, this statement should sound familiar:
"Unfortunately, we lose less money by not playing, and we know if we were to try to continue to play we would lose franchises and be in terrible, terrible...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 1:26 PM
Ray Emery came out the winner of the battle for the Chicago Blackhawks' backup goaltending job.
The veteran signed a one-year contract with the Hawks on Monday for a reported $600,000, and the team assigned rookie Alexander Salak to Rockford of the...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 6:44 PM
After a recent hike through Patapsco Valley State Park, Baltimore teacher Greg Schnitzlein's jaw dropped as he watched his two dogs emerge from the woods looking, as he says, like Chia Pets, every inch of their fur slathered in sproutlike seeds....
| Oct 27, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Plan Maryland is an attempt by Gov. Martin O'Malley and Planning Secretary Richard Hall to seize planning authority from local governments in a sweeping political power play.
What they are calling a "smart growth" plan equates to no-growth in...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 10:30 PM
Few figures in America ever hold serious political power for half a century.
Senators Strom Thurmond and Robert Byrd, as well as Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, are among the few who did. But no one held as much power as J. Edgar Hoover did as...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 11:26 PM
CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story had Chris Lenarz intercepting a pass for Fletcher. Lenarz plays for Lake Brantley.
After No. 1 Lake Brantley (10-1) scored on its opening possession, Neptune Beach Fletcher (9-2) produced 28...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 10:07 AM
Our list of everything going on the week of 11/28-12/4
Basketball Wives LA: Reunion, Part 2 (special; 8 p.m.; VH1)
Top 40 (special; 8 p.m.; BBC America)
Bored to Death (season finale; 9 p.m.; HBO)
The Closer (mid-season premiere; 9 p....
| Dec 6, 2011
| 1:18 PM
Chicago Blackhawks Chairman Rocky Wirtz is heading back from the NHL's Board of Governors meeting in Pebble Beach, Calif., a happy man.
Wirtz is quite pleased with the league's new radical realignment, which was voted upon and approved Monday night....
| Dec 14, 2011
| 9:18 AM
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville is tinkering with his lineup as the team seeks its third consecutive victory when it faces the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday night at the Xcel Energy Center.
John Scott is scheduled to return...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 3:15 PM
Claude S. Cohen, former director of real estate for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. and an avid golfer, died Dec. 13 of a heart attack at his Turf Valley home. He was 81.
Claude Samuel Cohen, the son of an iceman and a homemaker, was born in Baltimore and...