| Sep 20, 2012
| 6:03 AM
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
| Oct 1, 2012
| 6:34 PM
Zach Phillips keeps a few lucky quarters in his pocket. Pedro Strop wears Ninja Turtle boxers. And Jason Hammel — well, it got so extreme that he had to swear off the whole superstition thing. It was, he says, a distraction.
"Yeah, I've actually...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:31 PM
You see the jerseys every time the Orioles play at Camden Yards, often on boys born 20 years after the man shelved his famous mitt — No. 5. Robinson.
The combination of that name and that number will always stir the souls of those who watched...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Oct. 4, 2004: "It feels good," Priest Holmes declares after rushing for 125 yards and two touchdowns in the visiting Kansas City Chiefs' 27-24 upset of the Ravens, defending AFC North champions, in a "Monday Night Football" game. Holmes, a former Raven,...
| May 20, 2012
| 8:19 PM
"VEEP" keeps getting better week by week. And the last couple of weeks, it feels as if the HBO comedy has really found its feet.
Baltimore viewers will be especially interested in the ending of Sunday's episode as it sets the wheels in motion for a...
| May 24, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Congrats to Mike Klingaman and staff at The Sun for the job they did in compiling the top 175 greatest athletes in Maryland history. I noticed several glaring omissions, however.
Y.A. Tittleplayed two years for the All-American Football Conference...
| May 25, 2012
| 5:00 AM
May 22, 1988: Beginning the day with the worst record in the majors (8-33), the Orioles defeat Seattle, 7-2, giving them back-to-back victories for the first time in 46 games, over two seasons. Larry Sheets and Cal Ripken Jr. each hit a two-run homer...
| May 26, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Baltimore gets lots of face time in “VEEP,” the Maryland-made HBO political satire starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
But so far, all of it has been as a stand-in for Washington, the setting of this fictional series about the vice president of the...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:42 PM
The Beautification Council is more than a pretty face.
"We are the stewards of the city's beauty; we assist the city in keeping the city pristine; we keep an eye out for chancellors of taste and provide support to those who have none," council...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 9:09 PM
This is the kind of thing they used to teach in journalism school and I wish they still did: The way one careless mistake can diminish an otherwise strong performance and bring embarrassment instead of praise.
That's the story of TBS's coverage of the...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 4:31 AM
Epic is probably too strong a word, but Wednesday night's Orioles-Yankees battle was another great playoff game. And once again, TBS delivered a telecast worthy of it in almost every way.
Just as the images from Monday's victory for the O's at Camden...