| Feb 13, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Towson's resurgent football season ended when wide receiver Ryan Spadola had 13 catches — a Johnny Unitas Stadium record —to help Lehigh beat the Tigers in the playoffs in December.
The next week, Spadola didn't even play. He'd been suspended...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 6:14 PM
Towson University football coach Rob Ambrose has agreed to an extension, athletic director Mike Waddell said Thursday night.
Ambrose received three years on top of the two left on the deal he signed when he took the job in 2009. Financial terms of the...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:27 PM
Towson football coach Rob Ambrose heard the news as he was busy recruiting and making preparations for winter workouts.
Then he looked up past winners of the Eddie Robinson Award, in honor of the legendary Grambling State coach and given since 1987 to...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 12:38 PM
The route Terrance West took from an overshadowed high school player in Baltimore to college star is not typical of athletes.
It's not the fact that West had to spend a year in prep school after finishing at Northwestern High to shore up his academics...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 11:32 PM
Jurgen Klinsmann was named coach of the U.S. national men's soccer team Friday and introduced during a press conference Monday. Would you believe there is a local connection to that news?
It's just one of the many fun local bits of news that's recently...
| Aug 6, 2011
Upon learning of Bubba Smith's death at age 66 this week, football fans may have remembered him as one of most fearsome defensive players of the 1960s, a stalwart in college at Michigan State and a key player in leading the Baltimore Colts to a victory in...
| Apr 17, 2010
I've read that some people call Landon Donovan the Kobe Bryant of soccer; I wonder if the day will come when people call Bryant the Landon Donovan of basketball?
Arguably the best player that soccer-lukewarm America has ever produced has taken his world-...
| Nov 28, 2009
The NFL's all-time rushing leader took another step toward the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton today. Emmitt Smith is one of 25 semi-finalists announced today.
Emmitt is considered a shoe in for election in his first year of eligibility after setting...
| Jan 21, 2009
| 4:30 PM
The small fraternity of sports media columnists/reporters is abuzz this day over a new development in the evolution of our craft. In olden times, people interviewed subjects of interest in person. Then television networks arranged conference calls so we...
| Feb 6, 2009
| 4:30 PM
ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
| May 6, 2009
| 4:22 AM
Live from Hollywood ... Dancing With the Stars, and I predict Chelsie Hightower and Ty Murray will go home. But before that, we gotta whole lotta results show to get through. First up, Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani repeat their......