| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:59 AM
In conducting the Orioles' search for a new bullpen coach, manager Buck Showalter made it clear that new pitching coach Dave Wallace would play a big role in making the hire.
Showalter said he saw the bullpen coach as an assistant pitching coach, and...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:53 PM
BOSTON – Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel will start Friday’s series opener in Tampa Bay, filling in for right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, who will miss his next turn in the rotation with a lingering right groin strain, manager Buck Showalter...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:13 AM
The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation is planning an inaugural Streak Thru Aberdeen 7K Run at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen on Sept. 6, the anniversary of Cal Ripken Jr. breaking Lou Gehrig's consecutive games played streak.
Proceeds from the event will support...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Apparently, fans of the Reading Fightin Phillies don't spend as much time on the Internet as fans in Iowa and Kentucky. Reading's iconic FirstEnergy Stadium finished third in a USA Today/10Best.com poll that supposedly named the best minor league ballpark...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Two men are accused of stealing baseball bats autographed by Ernie Banks and Alfonso Soriano and worth $300 each during a double-header at Wrigley Field.
Using surveillance video from the kiosk where the two bats were stolen, police said they tracked...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 4:52 PM
That sigh of relief you heard a little after 4 on Sunday afternoon came from Orioles Nation — yes, there is one again — which had been watching the drama unfolding up in the Bronx with a mixture of dread and resignation.
I don't even want to...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Are you a baseball fan or a football fan?
Every year the sports media spend a lot of time and energy arguing about whether most Americans are one or the other. I think it's a silly argument for two reasons. First, it should obvious that most sports fans...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 10:08 PM
Towson men's basketball
Benimon a finalist for Lou Henson Award
Towson University junior forward Jerrelle Benimon is among 25 finalists for the Lou Henson Award, it was announced Monday. The award is presented annually to the top mid-major player in...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 10:08 PM
The South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired has a new mascot.
The school isn't dropping the Pioneer name, which has been used for decades, but a stuffed black bear named Sir Black-Beary has become a fixture.
"It's a more tangible...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:23 AM
The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation will host its inaugural "Streak Thru Aberdeen" 7K Run at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen on Friday, Sept. 6 - the anniversary of Cal Ripken Jr. breaking Lou Gehrig's consecutive games played streak.
Proceeds from the 7K will...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 5:57 PM
There are plenty of ways to tear the shroud off dreary winter days, but one of the very best is to think about baseball: emerald fields, cold beer, hot dogs, sunburn and the hope that springs eternal (or springs, at least, until Chase Utley re-injures his...