| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:33 PM
The final vote did not come easy, but Major League Baseball chief operating officer Robert D. Manfred finally achieved the necessary super-majority early Thursday night to become the the 10th commissioner of baseball.
Manfred, who helped steer the sport...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Orioles principal owner Peter G. Angelos was the first baseball executive to speak publicly about the election of Rob Manfred as Major League Baseball’s 10th commissioner Thursday evening at the Hyatt Regency in Baltimore.
“Long day, but...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Representatives of Major League Baseball’s 30 teams were back behind closed doors Thursday morning, first in a full meeting of all the owners and then in smaller discussion groups. They are expected to begin voting to select the next commissioner by...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:06 PM
The Baltimore Orioles defied an order from commissioner Bud Selig to appear at a sanctions hearing, another sign of the team's widening rift with Major League Baseball.
The hearing, which was canceled, was disclosed in documents filed in a New York court...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Orioles were playing at Nationals Park on Monday, but it sounded like they were hosting a game at Camden Yards.
When the Orioles escaped a ninth-inning jam to send the game into extra innings, a "Let's go O's" chant echoed through...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:26 PM
The University of Baltimore on Wednesday named former mayor Kurt L. Schmoke its next president, marking the return of a pivotal figure in the city's political history and someone boosters hope will strengthen the institution and its neighborhood....
| May 16, 2014
| 4:44 PM
A Baltimore judge dismissed Friday a multimillion-dollar lawsuit filed by the former developers of the "Superblock" that alleged the city illegally terminated their exclusive rights to build on the property.
Baltimore Circuit Judge Pamela J. White...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 11:16 AM
It's hard to see a benefit in a high-profile redevelopment project being delayed four years, but Caroline Moore has found one.
Moore, the lead developer for the 28-acre State Center project, said the setback caused by a lawsuit — which was...
| May 27, 2014
| 3:09 PM
With a month until the Democratic primary, Baltimore State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein has more than four times as much campaign cash available as his opponent, according to financial reports filed Tuesday.
Bernstein has raised $135,000 since January,...
| May 30, 2014
| 6:46 PM
HOUSTON -- Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig said before Friday's Civil Rights Game that he sees Baltimore as a leading candidate to host the 2016 All-Star Game.
“Yes, they're certainly a very, very viable candidate,” Selig said...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
People of a certain age will appreciate this: Charles G. "Chuck" Bernstein, who loved being a Baltimore circuit judge so much that he made a federal case out of his mandatory retirement at 70, appears to have been elected a judge again. If the tally...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Professional sports is not a rational undertaking. Fans will pay astronomical ticket prices, build palace-like billion-dollar stadiums for their teams and tattoo on their bodies the names of players who are themselves wholly indifferent to where they...