| Oct 23, 2011
Patrick Lynch, while serving as general manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, received hundreds of thousands of dollars from a stadium contractor who deposited the money in a Miami bank, according to interviews and documents.
The contractor, Tony...
| Sep 28, 2008
Playing with pain in the NFL
Re "Depression? Just shake it off," Opinion, Sept. 21
The story of NFL player Vince Young's struggle with depression is a glaring example of the mental health crisis among men. They are lonely and misunderstood by everyone,...
| Apr 25, 2008
When hundreds of yachts set sail for Baja California today in the lively Newport to Ensenada race, the water will be churning with sleek, multimillion-dollar vessels outfitted with great gizmos and built for speed.
And then there's John Haupt's boat.
| Dec 31, 2007
An invasive mussel first detected in California less than a year ago has surged across the state's southern counties, stirring concern that its spread will inflict costly damage to public water systems and fisheries statewide.
The infamous fresh-water...
| Feb 19, 2008
The Sunstar's ancient twin diesels fire up like an old man clearing his throat. Terry Herzik cocks his good ear to listen. They are losing compression, but sound as if they should make the three-day trip.
Dawn glows faintly behind the gantry cranes and...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 1:36 PM
In an empty Lido Marina Village office space, Duncan McIntosh has assembled his boat show preparation essentials: a coffee maker, creamer and sugar.
"All the stuff that'll probably kill you," he said with a laugh.
McIntosh has organized the yacht...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Beware the ides of September!
(This has nothing to do with anything, including the rest of this column, but how often do I get the chance to write that? OK, moving on...)
You may have read about the recent battle to choose an additional sport for...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:18 PM
Years ago, I was a bartender, and on Monday nights, a fat lady would come in and sing "Ebb Tide" to close the night's karaoke and the bar.
After watching the Kiwis dominate Oracle Team USA in three of four races last Saturday and Sunday at the America's...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:38 PM
The ocean is full of life and if you’re lucky you get to see it when you visit the shore. Some parasailers in Ocean City got very lucky last Sunday when they spotted a humpback whale playing in the water below them.
“The boats were in the...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 11:20 PM
Legendary Annapolis-based sailor Gary Jobson played a key role as the tactician on Ted Turner's Courageous, which won the America's Cup in 1977.
The Baltimore Sun recently interviewed Jobson, now the president of U.S. Sailing and a member of its Hall of...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:05 AM
No two lakes are ever the same, so there is no rubber stamp that covers all situations when it comes to fish location. That is the beauty, as well as the bane, of fishing - you can put together a pattern that works really well on a given fishery and...