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  • Fourth and foremost: O's need better production in cleanup spot to be successful

    Fourth and foremost: O's need better production in cleanup spot to be successful
    When executive vice president Dan Duquette began assembling the 2012 Orioles, he kept in mind one of manager Buck Showalter's requests. If possible, Showalter did not want to be saddled with a strict designated hitter this season like he was in 2011 when...
  • Showalter on Johnson closing, Gregg pitching, Markakis playing, Roberts hoping

     Showalter on Johnson closing, Gregg pitching, Markakis playing, Roberts hoping
    Here are some highlights from Buck Showalter’s pre-game media session: Showalter announced the obvious, saying that Jim Johnson would get the call today if the Orioles had the lead in the ninth. He told Johnson via text earlier this week, after...
  • Opening Day is meaningful to Orioles fans for different reasons

    Opening Day is meaningful to Orioles fans for different reasons
    Todd Bolton guessed Friday afternoon that he’s been to about 35 games at Camden Yards since the place swung open its black gates 20 years ago. That’s still 45 or so short of his total trips to Memorial Stadium, the 58-year-old said. It’s...
  • Forest Hill resident new executive producer of MPT's MotorWeek

    Brian Roberts of Forest Hill has been named executive producer of MotorWeek, Maryland Public Television's long-running national automotive series. In his new role, Roberts will oversee all aspects of the daily production of the PBS show that airs weekly...
  • Brian's Baseball Bash canceled for 2nd straight year

    Brian's Baseball Bash canceled for 2nd straight year
    Brian’s Baseball Bash — a fundraiser for the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital hosted by Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts — has been canceled for the second straight year, organizers announced Friday. The event has...
  • Comcast agrees to carry Univision Deportes sports network

    Cable giant Comcast Corp. has agreed to add Spanish-language sports channel Univision Deportes to its programming lineup. The deal comes amid strife between the two companies, heightened with Comcast's proposed $45-billion takeover of Time Warner Cable....
  • Shareholder voting set for Comcast and Time Warner Cable deal

    Shareholders in Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. will vote early next month in separate meetings in Philadelphia and New York on the $45.2 billion proposal that would merge the two companies. The specific dates are Oct. 8 for Comcast shareholders...
  • 'Meet the Press' transition is only the latest gaffe for Comcast's NBC news division

    'Meet the Press' transition is only the latest gaffe for Comcast's NBC news division
    As Comcast awaited approval to acquire NBCUniversal, producer Peter Chernin interviewed CEO Brian Roberts at the 2010 Cable Show. Chernin wondered whether Roberts was truly ready for the headaches associated with owning NBC, particularly the controversy...
  • 'Meet the Press' Transition is Only the Latest Gaffe for Comcast's NBC News Division

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - As Comcast awaited approval to acquire NBCUniversal, producer Peter Chernin interviewed CEO Brian Roberts at the 2010 Cable Show. Chernin wondered whether Roberts was truly ready for the headaches associated with owning NBC,...
  • Authors' Protest of Amazon Shows That Bigger Isn't Always Better in Business

    When some 900 authors last week delivered a call to arms against Internet giant Amazon, the subtext of their message went beyond a dispute about rights and numbers. It also signaled a growing discomfort over control of intellectual property in the hands...
  • Fishing Forecast: Top-water action still striking out on bay

    Fishing Forecast: Top-water action still striking out on bay
    Bait pods ranging in size from Mini Cooper to Mini Me rode the ebbing tide out of the Wye River, toward Eastern Bay. The shimmering mass danced on the slate-colored water, a mirage of sorts set off by the predawn sky. Conditions screamed “top water&...
  • Lawmakers Ask Comcast to Carry Latino-Owned Channels

    Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-Calif.) and 52 other House lawmakers are asking Comcast to make a commitment to carry Latino-focused channels as the cable giant seeks to acquire Time Warner Cable. In a letter to Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and Time Warner Cable...