Boo chases away Canada geese, who like to leave their droppings at Fort McHenry in Baltimore. Border collies seem better-suited to this work than other breeds.
DENVER — Eight months after leaving the same stadium on the ultimate high, the Baltimore Ravens trudged out of Sports Authority Field late Thursday night as a thoroughly beaten team, taken apart by Peyton Manning and exposed by the Denver Broncos in every way.
Coming this fall: advertisements pitching the opportunity to buy into hedge funds, private equity funds or early-stage companies.
Chris Davis leads the major leagues with 37 home runs at the All-Star break. His previous career high for a full season was 33, last year. He admits even players in the clubhouse joke about PED use whenever he hits a homer.
Sabino High graduate J.J. Hardy, tagging CDO alum Ian Kinsler out in a game last week, will get a $500,000 raise next year for being selected as an American League starter. That will boost the Baltimore Orioles shortstop's 2014 pay to $7.5 million. Kinsler, a three-time All-Star for the Texa…
NEW YORK - For the first time in 16 years, the Baltimore Orioles will have three elected starters in baseball's annual All-Star Game and will have a total of four on the American League team for the first time since 2005.
NEW YORK — For the first time in 16 years, the Baltimore Orioles will have three elected starters in baseball's annual All-Star Game and will have a total of four on the American League team for the first time since 2005.
The following editorial appeared Tuesday in The Baltimore Sun:
The press and public have understandably focused in recent weeks on high-profile appointments such as the secretaries of state, defense and treasury as President Obama builds his second-term team.
Former Sabercat J.J. Hardy leads AL shortstops with a .991 fielding percentage. Drafted No. 56 overall in 2001, Hardy is probably the fifth-best player from that draft.
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones makes a diving catch off the bat of Jeff Keppinger in the fourth inning.
J.J. Hardy, a former star at Sabino High School, celebrates his two-run homer in the third inning. Hardy added another blast, his 21st of the season, in the eighth and finished 4 for 5 with 5 RBIs.
Jessica Sobrado, center, and Roger Sobrado were among parents of incoming freshmen who spent two days recently visiting their child's chosen school.
BALTIMORE - Afforded a night away at college, something he never experienced when he was young, Roger Sobrado had an idea: toga party!
Gay midshipmen, from left, Caitlin Bryant, Kay Moore, Nick Bonsall and Andrew Atwill say they are more comfortable at the Naval Academy in Annapolis since the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - When his roommate at the Naval Academy said jokingly last year that Andrew Atwill was a homosexual, the midshipman told him to cut it out.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - All along, Bob Baffert has said that he fought the urge. He didn't allow even an idle moment to be filled with the blurry, soaring dreams that can be ignited by training a horse as promising as Bodemeister.
Chris Lyles, 30, of Catonsville, Md., here with his mother,
Dorne, is just the second person ever to undergo a synthetic
The Ravens' Ed Reed intercepts a T.J. Yates pass intended for
the Texans' Andre Johnson in the fourth quarter. Host Baltimore
picked off Yates three times in a 20-13 victory.
To look at him, Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul seems
harmless. He's cute and contrarian. He wears poorly fitting suits.
He's decidedly un-slick. You almost want to pat him on the
Opponents of continuing the extension of unemployment insurance
often make one of the following arguments: 1) The program is
welfare for the undeserving. 2) It subsidizes leisure and is a
major contributor to the high unemployment rate. 3) The extension
does little to create jobs. The critic…
Boston relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon exults after getting
Baltimore's Adam Jones to ground out to end the game.
The storm left millions without power across the East, and crews
scrambled to bring electricity back. The utility crew above was at
work near Catonsville, Md.
BALTIMORE - From his cluttered apartment office, Dr. Lawrence
Egbert says he has helped direct the deaths of nearly 300 people
across the country.
BALTIMORE - Lyndsay Benefiel's mother gave her pepper spray for
protection during her long walk to Severna Park High School. But
after she was turned in this month by a former friend for having it
on school property, the 16-year-old was suspended, is being
referred to juvenile authorities an…
Lyndsay Benefiel, 16, a high school junior, was suspended for bringing pepper spray to school. Her mother, Elizabeth, says she was unaware the spray could land her daughter in trouble.
Dr. Allison Wack, a Maryland Zoo veterinarian, gives Hobbes, a 17-year-old leopard, a dental once-over. Some zoo animals get better medical care than many humans these days.
BALTIMORE - At 36, Tamera Bittinger wasn't even old enough for a
mammogram. And when she found a lump in her breast last year, her
doctor dismissed it.
Oncologist Saranya Chumsri treated Sharon Stewart, 47, after her diagnosis of triple-negative breast cancer, a particularly aggressive type of cancer. Triple-negative breast cancer disproportionally strikes younger women and blacks.
A counterprotester carrying a U.S. Marine Corps flag walks in front of protesters from the Westboro Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., as the U.S. Supreme Court pondered a vexing question.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Todd Pletcher didn't want to watch the
Kentucky Derby with friends. He didn't want to watch it with
family. He didn't want to pick one of the four owners he was
representing and sit with them. In fact, he didn't even want to
watch it live from the stands.
One of the first patients to arrive on the USNS Comfort is rushed to get a CT scan. The 20-year-old man had a skull fracture. The Comfort, the U.S. Navy's floating hospital, dropped anchor in view of the capital of Port-au-Prince on Wednesday.
Bridget Quinn Stickline checks a Twitter message on her phone at her shop, Wee Chic, a baby boutique in Baltimore. Stickline uses social media, such as Facebook and Twitter, to promote her store. A study finds people who use social media have larger, more diverse "discussion networks" than t…
Traffic crawls through heavy snow in Baltimore. A storm system stretching from the Carolinas to New England dropped 9 inches to 2 feet of snow across the region Saturday.
Roast chicken has become a pretty sure bet for our family
dinners. The key is to find ways to vary it for the adults while
keeping the kids on board.
The classes in "Fame" include acting, singing and dancing. What
the movie really needed was a class in screenwriting.
In my years as a foodie and then a food editor, I'd never made
crepes. There were at least two reasons: