The Orioles today announced their three-year deal with slugger Mark Trumbo, and designated outfielder Adam Walker for assignment off the 40-man roster. The $37.5 million contract represents the biggest deal the team has made this offseason. It brings back to Baltimore the major-league leader in...
In one revelatory season, Zachary Orr morphed from an unheralded special teams player to a starting weak-side linebacker and the Ravens’ top tackler. Given little chance to make the team in 2014 as an undrafted free agent from North Texas, Orr became one of the defense’s most impactful players...
While the eyes of the country are on Washington, D.C. for the presidential inauguration, "House of Cards" announced the date for yet another transition of power: the premiere of Season 5. With a post on Twitter, the Netflix drama revealed that the drama, which is filmed in the Baltimore area, will...
Despite all the new media outlets that have burst onto the scene, we're still getting most of our presidential election information from cable TV and ideologically super-charged performers like Sean Hannity and Bill O'Reilly of Fox News. That's what I took away from a Pew survey released Wednesday...
An image spreading around social media of a highway sign suggesting Maryland motorists "CONSIDER CANADA" was so convincing, state transportation officials had to double check it. The sign stretching above northbound Interstate 270 in Rockville warns commuters to expect delays because of the inauguration...
Back in an era that now feels so far away, every college dorm room seemed to have a well-used LP of Carole King's "Tapestry." That 1971 album, made in Los Angeles by the Brooklyn-born singer/songwriter, quickly expanded its reach far beyond the campus crowd, selling more than 25 million copies...
Welcome back to This Week in Black Twitter, your weekly digest of the happenings on Black Twitter and the cultural conversations on the web. Topics span the gamut — pop culture, politics, sports, lifestyles and everything in between. This week: R&B singer Chrisette Michele addresses inauguration...
President Barack Obama leaves office today, and depending on your political leanings, this gives America the chance to either rediscover its greatness or make Russia fashionable again. Whatever you believe, this much is certain: We'll always have the time Obama told Ed Reed that he looked like...
However protracted the process was, Mark Trumbo’s return to the Orioles appears to be a reasonable piece of business for a player whose market all along indicated a reunion with Baltimore might best serve all parties.
This is Sidney Ponson. Behold. He's now 40 years old. From Aruba. Used to play professional baseball. Spent eight years with the Orioles. Had some trouble with drinking and driving. This, however, is not Sidney Ponson. No, that is not 40-year-old Aruban ex-Orioles pitcher Sidney Ponson trolling...
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