| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:55 PM
A Baltimore circuit judge on Wednesday dismissed Comptroller Joan M. Pratt's lawsuit that alleged the Rawlings-Blake administration was illegally installing a new municipal phone system.
In an oral ruling, Judge Pamela J. White said she couldn't find...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:21 AM
A Harford County councilman said he has one historically-significant baseball that could theoretically make him a much richer man.
Dion Guthrie said Tuesday he and his Cal Ripken Jr. signed ball will be featured on an episode of Maryland Public...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Under Maryland law, there's a limit to how much money a citizen can donate to state political campaigns — $4,000 to a single candidate, $10,000 in total donations during a four-year election cycle.
But some Marylanders are less limited than others....
| Jan 17, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Fifteen months ago, Dan Duquette was still outside looking in, trying to get back into major league baseball after nearly a decade away.
Now, after a whirlwind stretch in which he was the surprise hire for the Orioles’ top executive post and then...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette, newly locked in along with manager Buck Showalter until 2018, said Thursday that he has fielded “umpteen” trade proposals from other teams desiring the Orioles’ top young players.
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:54 PM
The Orioles and their three remaining arbitration-eligible players have officially filed salary numbers for 2013.
Closer Jim Johnson, who led the majors in saves with 51, asked for $7.1 million while the Orioles countered with $5.7 million. He is in his...
| Jan 26, 2013
A Baltimore Circuit Court judge's decision to void the proposed $1.5 billion public-private partnership to redevelop the State Center office complex in Baltimore puts the state in a severe bind. It now faces both the immediate, practical concerns about...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The Orioles have shown interest in young slugging outfielder Justin Upton, whom the Arizona Diamondbacks appear willing to move, but like most of the Orioles’ trade discussions this offseason, the organization seems very unwilling to make a deal...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 6:41 PM
For weeks, the Orioles have been on the precipice of announcing a lengthy extension for manager Buck Showalter.
They finally did on Wednesday night — but added a twist.
Both Showalter, 56, and executive vice president Dan Duquette, 54, have agreed...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 3:48 PM
The Orioles have been full of surprises the past nine months, so maybe fans should not be shocked to learn owner Peter Angelos was so pleased with the team’s first winning season and playoff appearance in 15 years that he has locked up both...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 4:35 AM
It was the Orioles’ final regular-season series in Tampa Bay -- three October games that preceded the team’s first trip to the playoffs in 15 years -- and I was sitting in Orioles manager Buck Showalter’s office in the visiting clubhouse...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 9:00 AM
It's OK if op-ed contributor Marta Mossburg doesn't like Gov. Martin O'Malley's politics, and it's OK if The Sun publishes her work, however lacking in substance it may be. But it's not OK for her to call the governor a "thug" ("O'Malley's thuggish side,"...