University of Maryland, College Park students can expect a home run from their spring graduation speaker.
Cal Ripken Jr., former Baltimore Oriole and baseball Hall of Famer, has agreed to be the spokesman for mortgage lender NewDay USA LLC, the company announced Tuesday.
Bound and abducted in her own vehicle, Violet Ripken was gone for 12 hours before her disappearance was reported to authorities. And amid an intensive search, she was quietly dropped off by her kidnapper on her secluded Harford County street.
It's hard to believe, but the fresh-faced kid who burst into the Orioles lineup in 1982, caught the final out of the World Series in 1983 and broke Lou Gehrig's supposedly unbreakable consecutive games record in 1995 has reached the half-century mark. Cal Ripken Jr. turns 50 today, so we thought it was a perfect time to sit down with him and talk about his great career, his reaction to the Big 5-0 and his plans for the future....
Generally, you're not going to find a good rationale for betting a 50-1 long shot in the Daily Racing Form, so the bettors who laid down their hard-earned cash on Mine That Bird to win the Kentucky Derby probably had their own reasons.
Two of the best-known sports brands in Maryland - Ripken Baseball Inc. and Under Armour - are forming a business alliance that will be unveiled at a news conference Wednesday at the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards.
The Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards today announced that it will host an exclusive event on Feb. 4 with Baltimore Orioles legends and Hall of Famers Cal Ripken Jr. and Eddie Murray.
Phelps beat the world
After a 21-year major league baseball career that took him from Baltimore to Cooperstown, Cal Ripken Jr. says he's still amazed at where the sport continues to lead him.
Cal Ripken Jr.'s personal mission to teach baseball to children around the world will continue next spring, when the Hall of Fame Oriole and other Ripken Baseball representatives visit South Africa.
Cal Ripken Jr. has been to Yankee Stadium, built in 1923, renovated in 1976.
Han Jichao is 12 years old, and he has been playing baseball for two years. He has already been spotted by Major League Baseball officials, who've taken note of his raw talent and tireless work ethic. Hard work and dedication, Han says, are what it will take for him to someday realize his dream and play in the majors.
Diplomacy, apparently, has no dress code.
Earlier, whisking nearly 600 mph thousands of feet above Siberia, an airline crew member recognized the flight's most famous passenger. He pulled Cal Ripken Jr. aside, into the service area of the plane and asked for an autograph.
Cal Ripken Jr. career retrospective [Pictures]