| May 16, 2012
| 4:31 PM
They pass through the tiny row home at a steady clip, 50,000 pilgrims a year on a mission to visit their mecca. Here, in a second-floor bedroom of a narrow little residence on Emory Street, on a bitter cold day in 1895, George Herman Ruth was born....
| Jan 10, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The person who perhaps could be helped or hurt most if the National Baseball Hall of Fame offered specific instruction to its voters on whether candidates with a history of using performance-enhancing drugs should be enshrined has his own opinion as to...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 6:20 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Still glowing over his election to the Hall of Fame, Barry Larkin was asked about next year's sure-to-be-controversial vote: the first appearances of Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa on the Cooperstown ballot.
"All I know...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 7:38 PM
El Museo Smithsonian de Historia Estadounidense develó esta semana un collage fotográfico alegórico a la salsera cubana Celia Cruz, elaborado por el fotógrafo neoyorquino Robert Weingarten.
La imagen de 60 x 90 pulgadas se exhibirá al público hasta...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 12:46 PM
There was some speculation that New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi might drop Alex Rodriguez in Wednesday’s lineup because the aging star is 1-for-9 with five strikeouts in the series so far.
But the lineups are out and Rodriguez is batting third...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:30 PM
In what has been an unconventional season for the Orioles, the club offered another unique wrinkle on Wednesday afternoon.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter sent two pitchers to the news conference held for the next game’s starter. Obviously, only one...
| Oct 17, 2012
In the excellent new drama “Mr. Sophistication,” veteran comedian/actor Ron Waters (Chicago-native Harry Lennix) is tempted by the notion that fame means he exists on a different level in society.
“I think any honest celebrity would see...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 5:25 AM
What's better than being a World Series champion? How about being a two-time World Series champion. As former Florida State player Buster Posey wakes up Monday morning, he can call himself just that.
Catching a called third-strike from San Francisco...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 5:12 PM
The intense stare is captured, the look of a slugger tracking a ball hit well into the night. The bat is dangling from the bronzed Frank Robinson’s left hand.
“I’m looking at the ball going out in the outfield, but I am ready to drop...
| May 8, 2012
| 9:14 AM
I have been putting off this post for a couple of weeks. It's about Mike Bordick's performance on MASN as an analyst on Orioles games.
It started with a colleague, who is usually a keen observer of sports media, casually stopping me in the newsroom to...
| May 25, 2012
| 12:55 PM
When you wake up in the middle of the night, too early to stay up for the day but your mind is too busy to get back to sleep, odd thoughts spill into your head. For some reason I can’t understand, I found myself the other night trying to mentally...