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  • Tim Rotanz wasted no time making impact for Maryland men's lacrosse

    Tim Rotanz wasted no time making impact for Maryland men's lacrosse
    Following the lead of classmates Matt Rambo and Connor Cannizzaro, freshman Tim Rotanz made quite an impression for No. 1 Maryland. In his first game and first start of 2014, the attackman scored two goals on two shots and picked up two ground balls for...
  • PASSINGS: Sheila MacRae, Hank Rieger, Robert Ashley

    Sheila MacRae Actress-singer was on '60s 'Honeymooners' Sheila MacRae, 92, a versatile actress and singer who performed in a popular 1950s nightclub act with her husband, Gordon MacRae, and appeared opposite Jackie Gleason in his late '60s revival...
  • State lacrosse roundup: No. 1 Maryland men top Stony Brook, 11-8

    Long Island natives Mike Chanenchuk and Tim Rotanz combined to score six goals to lead top-ranked Maryland to an 11-8 win over host Stony Brook on Saturday. The Terps improved to 5-0 on the season, while the Seawolves fell to 2-3. After a bit of a...
  • William D. Townsend, public works official

    William D. Townsend, public works official
    William D. Townsend, former assistant director of Baltimore County's Department of Public Works and a World War II veteran, died Feb. 23 at Forest Hill Health and Rehabilitation Center in Harford County. He was 92. "The cause of death was failure to...
  • Billy Donovan signed to coach Gators through 2019

    Billy Donovan signed to coach Gators through 2019
    Billy Donovan signed a three-year contract extension in February expected to keep him coaching the Gators through the 2018-19 season. Donovan agreed to the contract last June and signed it in February, according to a UF spokesman. The deal will pay...
  • Fast Made It To NHL More Quickly Than Expected

    HARTFORD — Jesper Fast's goal for his first professional season in North America was to get some playing time in the NHL. Really, though, he expected to hone his skills in the American Hockey League. For a rookie making the transition from Sweden,...
  • Leaving something behind at a grave lets us touch those we've lost

    A Facebook friend recently posted a question about the meaning behind the Jewish tradition of placing stones on graves. Andrew is both a sculptor and a carver of memorials, so perhaps his question arises not only from professional curiosity but also...
  • U.S. Navy sends underwater drone to help in Malaysia plane search

    U.S. Navy sends underwater drone to help in Malaysia plane search
    The U.S. Navy is sending an advanced underwater drone outfitted with sonar equipment to the southern Indian Ocean as part of search efforts to find missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The 16-foot, 1,650-pound unmanned submarine is currently aboard the...
  • Virginia's NCAA tournament journey runs through revered Madison Square Garden

    When Virginia's Joe Harris gets to Madison Square Garden this week, it won't be the first time he's visited the famous arena. During a summer tour, Harris had a hopeful future challenge presented to him by a friend. With hard hats in place last summer,...
  • Drink this: Meigs Field cocktail

     Drink this: Meigs Field cocktail
    Meigs Field: When most Chicagoans hear "Meigs Field," they tend to think of former Mayor Richard M. Daley's controversial overnight destruction of the single-runway airport. On the night of March 30, 2003, Daley ordered bulldozers to carve giant X's...
  • Relatives of Pearl Harbor victims want military to identify remains

    Bethany Glenn never met her grandfather, John C. England, a 20-year-old Navy ensign from Alhambra who perished in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. But 73 years after that day of infamy, Glenn has made it her mission to recover the remains of...