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Final four: Vote for the Mount Rushmore of Maryland sports

A round of online voting and consideration by local sports experts have winnowed the field for The Baltimore Sun and Babe Ruth Museum’s Mount Rushmore of Maryland sports to just 10 athletic icons.

Gone are Toots Barger, Raymond Berry, Jimmie Foxx, Joe Gans, Al Kaline, Katie Ledecky, Carol Mann, Lenny Moore, Jim Parker and Wes Unseld.

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Michael Phelps, family announce birth of baby boy Beckett

He joins young Boomer in the growing Phelps clan.

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Mikaela Shiffrin laughs at comparison to Baltimore's Michael Phelps: 'It's apples and oranges'

Mikaela Shiffrin can do the math. She’s 22 years old and has one Olympic gold medal from Sochi four years ago.

Even if she sweeps the five events she could ski in at Pyeongchang — and she hasn’t committed to a schedule yet — Shiffrin knows she’s a long way from Baltimore’s Michael Phelps’ all-time Olympic medals record.

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Torrey Smith won the Super Bowl on Sunday. That was just the start of a very busy week

Some athletes go their whole career without winning a championship.

Then there’s Torrey Smith, who got his second Super Bowl title on Sunday and just kept staying in the news. Over the past week, the Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver has gotten a bobblehead, appeared on CNN and gone viral.

Click on the photos above to relive the former Terps and Ravens standout’s very busy early February.

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The Orioles could learn a thing or two from the Cavs' blockbuster trades

With spring training quickly approaching, the Orioles are still lacking three starting pitchers, a left-handed hitting outfielder and a utility infielder or third baseman who preferably bats left-handed.

Is there hope for landing these must-haves before pitchers and catchers report to Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Fla., on Tuesday?

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At long last, lacrosse to hit the small screen — with its own emoji

On Wednesday, it joined a release party that included redheads, superheroes, a bagel and a skateboard.

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