| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Orioles slugger Chris Davis closed his Twitter account before the Orioles' last series of the first half -- simply because he said social media wasn’t his thing.
“I gave it about a year. I told [PR director Monica Barlow] I’d try it...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is a dedicated tweeter. When he's not at the ballpark, he shares photos of his dynamic taste in food and his love for his dog Missy to his more than 133,000 followers on Twitter. He often offers clever short quips after...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 7:18 AM
We already knew that Adam Jones was the Orioles' undisputed king of Twitter, but now he can add ESPN.com blogger to his digital resume.
With Buster Olney taking vacation this week -- or at least as much of a vacation you can take as a baseball writer in...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Several thousand city residents got an early wake-up call Friday from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake when a robocall for a back-to-school rally went out by mistake before 6 a.m.
"Just awoken by my own voice," Rawlings-Blake tweeted at 5:57 a.m. Friday....
| Aug 18, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Police told residents that a robbery crew responsible for 20 or more attacks in North Baltimore and other areas may have coordinated their crimes through social media, and used a route that led to a cash-for-cell phne kiosk in Towson.
The account comes...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:25 AM
As a new school year begins, the Howard County Public School System is launching a fresh effort to reach out to students and parents via social media, inside and outside the classroom.
The school board updated the school system's social media and...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:51 AM
In an effort to promote its kickoff to the regular season next week between the defending Super Bowl champion Ravens and the Denver Broncos, the NFL has put up banners of quarterback Joe Flacco posted throughout downtown Denver.
| Aug 24, 2013
| 12:09 PM
The Ravens arrived at the Under Armour Performance Center on Saturday morning with the expectation that they would have to pull on their pads for another afternoon practice in the sun.
But midway through a team meeting before the scheduled practice,...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:46 PM
In anticipation of heavy traffic downtown due to the NFL season-opening concert and Orioles game, state transportation officials on Thursday issued advisories well before the festivities began.
Country music singer Keith Urban was slated to perform the...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:03 AM
Days after the deadly Sandy Hook school shooting, the tragedy is still dominating news sites, social media and search traffic. The coverage is splintering a bit, but major trends include: last night's emotional speech by President Obama, the Westboro...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:00 AM
When your grandmother gets some bad news, do you tell her: "Well, at least you have your abortion rights"?
Why not? Maybe it's because whatever you think of abortion, the right to have one is not synonymous with a woman's health.
But don't tell that...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Bob Bowman gets to the question before it can even be raised.
"You guys want to know if Michael's coming back," he says to a pair of visitors.
Michael is Michael Phelps, the greatest swimmer of all time and Bowman's pupil from gawky adolescence....