| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:00 AM
A moody tavern. An extraordinary cocktail. The easy lapping of bay water against the banks of the Inner Harbor. Duckpin lanes. Old Bay. Art in an otherwise empty storefront. For all of these things, and for so many more, people love Baltimore. People feel...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 9:37 AM
Just before he began preparing for a comeback into competitive figure skating, reigning Olympic men's champion Evan Lysacek switched agents from International Management Group to Creative Artists Agency.
And CAA, long known as one of the most powerful...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps today qualified for Thursday’s 200 individual medley final at the Aquatic Centre in London.
They finished 1-2 in their heat, while Laszlo Cseh of Hungary won the second heat. Lochte is seeded first for the final, Cseh...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:50 PM
On the first full day of his life as the most-decorated Olympian, Michael Phelps went back to work — those medals don't start winning themselves just because you've hit 19, after all. But first he had to attend to his correspondence.
"Thank you Mr....
| Aug 3, 2012
| 9:22 AM
For some Olympic families, it's enough just to go to London to cheer. But that's not La La Vasquez Anthony.
Sure she'll have time to cheer on Carmelo as he plays basketball for Team USA, but she'll also be filming her VH1 reality show "La La's Full Court...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 5:51 PM
Whether it was a rooftop deck party equipped with a DJ and an elaborate brunch theme or a hotel hall transformed into a swanky viewing room, those lucky enough to have downtown digs along the Grand Prix race track entertained friends and family with...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 3:37 PM
Six seasons ago, the post-Michelle Kwan era in U.S. women’s skating appeared to be filling with promise.
Olympian Kimmie Meissner went to the 2007 U.S. Championships as the reigning world champion.
Alissa Czisny, the other veteran, seemed on the...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 10:22 AM
Props to reigning U.S. figure skating champion Ashley Wagner for making one of her goals at this week’s world championships in Nice to earn back the third U.S. women’s berth that slipped away in her previous trip to senior worlds.
| Jan 30, 2011
A couple hours after the women's final Saturday at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, I was in a group of longtime figure skating writers discussing what we might expect between now and the next Olympics, and one of my colleagues......
| Dec 27, 2009
Did the past decade really go by this fast? Wasn't it just yesterday when the parade celebrating the Ravens' Super Bowl victory rolled through downtown with 200,000 packed in along the route? Maybe it just seems like it because the Ravens teased us last...
| Jun 21, 2009
The newest member of Kimmie Meissner's coaching team is a free spirit who cheerfully concedes that he knows nothing of figure skating, travels the country in a clunker Jeep with a bungee-corded tarp for a roof and 260,000 on the odometer, and keeps his...