| Oct 20, 2012
| 11:53 AM
Someone pass the popcorn, there's a new legal drama unfolding at City Hall — Law & Order: Special Municipal Unit.
You might have seen the news that Joan Pratt, comptroller, is suing Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, mayor, or at least, her technology...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 3:04 PM
I need to take a moment to tell you about Brad Marvel, a trained, certified, proud and professional automobile mechanic. I think I should add the he's sincere and earnest, and emphasize that he's a human being — a person, not a corporation.
I had a...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 7:37 PM
Baltimore is wasting about $400,000 every month it does not install a new phone system, a lawyer for Comptroller Joan M. Pratt argued in court Thursday. But the mayor's lawyers argued that Pratt has no legal right to sue the city because she is a city...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 5:12 PM
The intense stare is captured, the look of a slugger tracking a ball hit well into the night. The bat is dangling from the bronzed Frank Robinson’s left hand.
“I’m looking at the ball going out in the outfield, but I am ready to drop...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Davey Johnson hadn't owned a home in more than a decade. But soon after being hired by the Orioles in 1995, he defied baseball managers' conventional logic by buying — rather than renting — a ranch house on the north side of Loch Raven...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 3:00 AM
There is no Red Sox- or Cubs-style curse on the Orioles – nothing involving Babe Ruth, “No, No, Nanette” or a malodorous goat. At least not that I know of.
But we all know the Orioles haven’t won since 1997. That sure was an...
| May 15, 2012
| 12:23 PM
The Orioles and Nationals are awaiting a decision on how much more money Washington will receive in annual rights fees from the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network, which televises both teams' games.
The decision from a Major League Baseball committee could come...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:52 PM
When Jon Miller arrived in Baltimore in 1983 to call Orioles games on the radio, the city was thriving.
People packed restaurants and bars every night.
The Orioles served as the primary reason for that, and later that year — the beloved...
| May 25, 2012
| 6:02 PM
On the threshold of becoming the highest-paid player in the history of the Orioles, center fielder Adam Jones stood at his locker Friday and said he isn’t thinking about a contract extension until it becomes official.
“Not the slightest [bit]...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:12 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones said this afternoon that he had no news to tell reporters about a potential long-term extension.
The deal is expected to be six years in length and worth in the mid-$80 million range.
“I wish I could tell you...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:52 PM
The Orioles head into free agency — which starts in earnest Saturday with free agents permitted to negotiate with all 30 teams for the first time this offseason — in a much different situation than this time last year.
| Nov 8, 2012
| 7:12 AM
Every offseason this happens. Sometimes it happens three, four, five times in the winter.
A reporter attaches the Orioles to a star free agent’s name. And then those of us who cover the team locally will get inundated with questions about whether...