Orioles fail to complete four-game sweep with 6-4 loss to Twins on Monday

Orioles fail to complete four-game sweep with 6-4 loss to Twins on Monday 

The Orioles (79-57) had their four-game winning streak snapped Monday and saw their lead in the American League East division drop to 8 1/2 games over the idle New York Yankees.

NBA MVP Kevin Durant spurns Under Armour to return to Nike

Durant spurns Under Armour to return to Nike

Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant spurned overtures from Under Armour and will sign a new shoe deal with basketball giant Nike.

Video shows fight on Horseshoe Casino's first weekend

A fight broke out inside Baltimore's Horseshoe Casino on the first weekend after its grand opening.

Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy leaves Monday's game with lower back spasm

Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy leaves Monday's game with lower back spasm 

Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy left Monday's game against the Minnesota Twins at Camden Yards after the bottom of the seventh inning with a lower back spasm, according to the club.

Problem gambling center mounts campaign urging restraint

Problem gambling center mounts campaign urging restraint 

Bythella V. Johnson lost so much — about $3,000 — on slot machines during a recent trip to Atlantic City with her husband, Gary, to celebrate their 46th wedding anniversary that he threatened to cut the trip short if she didn't ease up.

Looking for work — again and again

Looking for work — again and again 

Jeanne Keen bustled in the door, black blazer over a dress shirt, a file folder with paperwork in her shoulder bag.

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Kacy Catanzaro gets 'Mighty' welcome at Towson football game

Kacy Catanzaro gets 'Mighty' welcome at Towson football game

The 5-foot-tall internet sensation became the first woman to ever complete the difficult "American Ninja Warrior" semifinals obstacle...

Top Baltimore-area concerts [Pictures]

Top Baltimore-area concerts [Pictures]

Get information about upcoming concerts in and around Baltimore.

It's hard to repeat as Super Bowl champs, but the Seahawks will do it

Mike Preston: It's hard to repeat as Super Bowl champs, but the Seahawks will 

As usual, the Super Bowl champions suffered a drain of talent in the offseason. But that won't stop the Seattle Seahawks from winning a second straight NFL title this season.

Terps receiver Taivon Jacobs to miss rest of season with knee injury 

Terps running back Wes Brown 'looked good' against James Madison 

Talks between Bel Air and John Carroll continue over fate of sewer line

Talks between Bel Air and John Carroll continue over fate of sewer line

Negotiations continue between the Town of Bel Air and The John Carroll School over the fate of a town sewer line running through the school's property where the school plans to install two synthetic turf athletic fields.

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Port suffers a setback  [Editorial]

Port suffers a setback [Editorial]

While this week's decision to abandon the proposed $95 million intermodal rail facility at the Mount Clare yard in Southwest Baltimore may be regarded as a big victory for neighbors in Morrell Park and elsewhere who strongly opposed it, the...

Doctor had trail of troubles before assault accusations exposed past rape conviction

Doctor had trail of troubles before assault accusations exposed past rape conviction 

Amber English was looking for a new job when her mother said their neighbor, the silver-haired doctor, was hiring.

Filings reveal cash on hand for potential Baltimore mayoral candidates

Filings reveal cash on hand for potential Baltimore mayoral candidates 

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake leads the money race against potential future political opponents with more than $350,000 on hand, a review of the most recent campaign finance reports shows.

No to police drones [Letter]

Regarding your recent editorial on drones, while there may be benefits of using unmanned aerial vehicles in less populated areas, I oppose...

Molten salt reactor technology is the future of nuclear power [Letter]

Commentator Dan Ervin could not be more correct in his views on the future of energy: We cannot have clean, base-load energy without...

Congress must act to stop the atrocities committed by ISIS [Letter]

The U.S. faces a difficult decision with serious long-term implications regarding ISIS, the radical Islamic group that recently beheaded...

Importance of 'memory fitness' [Letter]

When I came to Baltimore-based Erickson Living to work as a public relations summer intern, I imagined I would enrich my professional...

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