| Jan 25, 2012
| 12:54 PM
To state the obvious, it's not always easy. Check that: It's never easy.
Yet Timothy Parker, Chris Lee and Dwayne Walker, three of the best on Hampton's wrestling team, aren't complaining. Sure, they'd like a little more sleep during the week and a...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 1:45 PM
It was H. L. Mencken's last party, and the invitation had been written more than 25 years earlier.
I was among the invited guests at the Enoch Pratt Free Library on Cathedral Street to witness the opening of Mencken's final papers, which his will...
| Sep 19, 2012
Just as recent science has divided dietary fats into good, bad and really bad categories, some scientists now think different sugars also may deserve individual scrutiny.
Most experts agree that Americans eat too much sugar, period. But studies in recent...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Friday night lights. Gridiron glory.
With the start of a new school year comes another fall ritual — the return of football.
But as teams step onto the field, coaches are chalking more than Xs and Os. Concussions are now part of their play books....
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:51 PM
As public health leaders step up their efforts to temper Americans' thirst for sugar-sweetened beverages, a new set of published studies has found that removing sugary drinks from kids' diets slows weight gain in heavy teens and reduces the odds that...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Some among us don’t believe Jesus ever existed. That story, in their view, is nothing but a myth. Some do believe that He existed, but are confounded with the mystery that oftentimes seems to shroud His presence among us.
Those who deny Him do so,...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 5:11 PM
The Rev. John Paul Buchheister Sr., a retired pastor who had been a United Methodist Church district superintendent, died of cardiac failure Saturday at Oak Crest Village. He was 87 and had lived in Lutherville.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Harry...
| Dec 16, 2012
Internet-centered technology has advanced to the point that smartphone apps and e-commerce sites seemingly sprout overnight. Indeed, many can be built inexpensively from off-the-shelf software in weeks. Scientific breakthroughs, however, often require...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 4:18 PM
Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson said Friday that he has faith in the direction and leadership of the Terps’ football program and that he was encouraged by the team’s performance in the final game of a difficult, injury-ravaged 4-8...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 6:48 PM
They've studied in countries from Ghana to China, speak languages from Zulu to Mandarin, and count everything from West African drumming to firefighting among their talents.
The 32 Rhodes Scholars announced Sunday represent a diverse cross-section of U....
| Nov 19, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Setting aside almost 60 years of athletic tradition in a quest for greater financial stability, the University of Maryland will join the Big Ten Conference, school and league officials announced Monday after a weekend of whirlwind negotiations.