| Oct 30, 2011
| 5:00 AM
A-Rod. K-Rod. F-Rod. I-Rod. B-Rob. We are not living in the Golden Age of sports nicknames. J-Roll. O-Dog. T-Mac. D-Wade. These are not nicknames; they're contractions, abbreviations.
Crowned "King James" at the outset of a career that has yet to see him...
| Jun 5, 2011
An American Life
Ballantine/ESPN Books: 397 pp., $26.00
Here is a theory I have: There are three kinds of baseball players — the Good, the Great and the Gods. In the first category is everybody who made it to the...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 6:34 PM
Stridently denying allegations of an extramarital affair, Herman Cain returned to New Hampshire on Wednesday night telling supporters he was a victim of character assassination and would make a decision about whether to stay in the race within a few...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 6:38 PM
He is Mr. November, and every other month in which Major League Baseball is played.
He has more hits than Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, a higher career batting average than Mickey Mantle and a higher postseason average than Joe DiMaggio.
And it won't be...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 8:15 AM
Does anyone remember President Clinton's 1995 government shutdown as a result of a fight with Newt Gingrich? It has been estimated it impacted all sectors of the U.S. economy. Health and welfare services for military veterans were curtailed; the Centers...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 11:31 AM
Charles S. "DC" Reed, former food service director at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Greater Baltimore Medical Center, died July 24 of lung cancer at his Towson home. He was 79.
Born and raised in Towson, Mr. Reed attended Loyola High School and graduated in...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Throughout life my allegiances have varied. I’ve gone from the Yankees, to the Mets, to the Dayton Flyers, and back to the Yankees. Since my daughter, Sabine, began high school, I’ve become a Spartan, a true blue fan of La Cañada.
| May 27, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond faces the kind of decision that makes a job like hers tough. She is being asked whether to allow the rezoning of an empty industrial site in Owings Mills to allow a major retail development anchored by a Wegmans....
| Mar 19, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Bobby Cremins retired Monday after 31 seasons as a college basketball head coach, six at Appalachian State, 19 in the ACC at Georgia Tech and the last six at the College of Charleston.
At age 64,his mop as thick and white as ever, he remains among the...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Writers love words just like chefs love food. We spend hours tinkering with verbs, nouns and adjectives within all types of techniques and combinations to keep the eyes of our readers glued to the copy we create.
We infuse our writing with clever,...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:07 PM
After 120 years of continuous operation, Fields of Pikesville is closing.
“It's true,” said Fields co-owner and general manager Jeffrey Levin, whose pharmacist father Norman bought the store from the Fields family in 1946. Levin said that...