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  • Wills of state's celebrities show wealth, interests

    Wills of state's celebrities show wealth, interests
    Willard Hackerman collected maps and antique cars. Tom Clancy vacationed in Martha's Vineyard and drove a Cadillac. Art Donovan ran a Towson country club. The wills of Maryland's most affluent shed light on their wealth and, many times, their hobbies....
  • Orioles announce Opening Day plans, will wear patch for Tom Clancy in 2014

    Orioles announce Opening Day plans, will wear patch for Tom Clancy in 2014
    On Wednesday, the Orioles announced their plans for Opening Day, which include the traditional pregame introductions as players and coaches run down the orange carpet. The team encourages fans to take their seats by 2:30 p.m., when the festivities are...
  • Orioles players would like their own way to honor late PR director Barlow in 2014

    Orioles players would like their own way to honor late PR director Barlow in 2014
    Even though the Orioles have made plans to honor late public relations director Monica Barlow as part of a pregame ceremony on Opening Day, players would like to have another way to remember Barlow on the field throughout the season. That’s not...
  • Orioles remember one of their own on Opening Day

    Orioles remember one of their own on Opening Day
    When the Orioles take the field Monday, one of the least visible but most beloved members will be missing from the team. Monica Pence Barlow, the public relations director, had been there through 14 seasons — in the press box, in the locker room,...
  • Remembering Monica Barlow at the first Opening Day after her death

    Remembering Monica Barlow at the first Opening Day after her death
    Amid last year’s Opening Day fanfare there was a somber feeling in the press box at Camden Yards -- a reminder we had lost some old friends the previous offseason, including a longtime sportswriter, an Orioles superfan and Hall of Fame manager...
  • Orioles left-hander Zach Britton shines in new role out of bullpen

    Orioles left-hander Zach Britton shines in new role out of bullpen
    Left-hander Zach Britton was so pumped after throwing two scoreless innings Monday and picking up the win in the Orioles' 2-1 Opening Day victory against the Boston Red Sox that he talked after the game about how great it was to make his first major...
  • Best-selling author Tom Clancy's ties to Orioles date to 1993

    Best-selling author Tom Clancy's ties to Orioles date to 1993
    The Orioles released a statement Wednesday afternoon with principal owner Peter G. Angelos' comments about best-selling author Tom Clancy, a minority owner for the team who died Tuesday at age 66. The statement reads: For decades, Tom Clancy...
  • Tom Clancy, 'king of the techno-thriller'

    Tom Clancy, 'king of the techno-thriller'
    Tom Clancy, the prolific Baltimore-born author whose novels "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games" inspired blockbuster movies and action-packed video games, earning him the nickname "king of the techno-thriller," died Tuesday at Johns Hopkins...
  • Clancy invented 'techno-thriller,' reflected Cold War fears

    Clancy invented 'techno-thriller,' reflected Cold War fears
    Tom Clancy didn't realize he was forever changing the spy novel back in 1982, while working in obscurity on his first book, a Cold War thriller centering on the defection of a Soviet naval captain and the technologically advanced submarine he includes...
  • Tom Clancy's legacy includes creating the techno-thriller

    Tom Clancy's legacy includes creating the techno-thriller
    Tom Clancy, whose death was announced today, almost single-handedly created the techno-thriller genre and some of his books, including "The Hunt for Red October," have become classics. The Baltimore author introduced complex military terms to millions...
  • Tom Clancy dies at 66

    Tom Clancy dies at 66
    Tom Clancy, the Baltimore-born author whose novels "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games" subsequently inspired blockbuster movies and action-packed video games, died Tuesday after a brief illness at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 66. His...
  • Clancy was a gifted man

    My wife and I were deeply saddened to learn of the death of our friend, Tom Clancy. The Tom Clancy we were privileged to know was kind and thoughtful to others, a devoted father, passionate and deeply loyal to his Orioles and native Baltimore. He gave...