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  • Q&A with Dave Johnson on the 1989 Orioles

    Teams have come and gone, but [the 1989 Orioles] will always occupy a warm spot in the hearts of Orioles fans. Why? Dave Johnson: I run into people all the time, being from here, and they like to talk about the "Why Not?" team rather than the 1996 and...
  • Years lend fresh perspective to meaning of Ripken feat

    A few years ago, Cal Ripken and his wife plopped down in front of a television to finally watch the video commemorating Ripken's record-setting 2,131st consecutive major league game. They sat there for about two minutes when the Orioles legend turned and...
  • Teach healthy habits before school starts

    Teach healthy habits before school starts
    Heather Von Bank's first line of defense in the war of germs is common sense. She taught her sons Charlie, 4, and Max, 1, to wash their hands often, keep their hands out of their faces, blow their noses with tissues and "vampire cough" into their...
  • Bob Costas recalls 'Sandberg Game' on its 30-year anniversary

    Bob Costas recalls 'Sandberg Game' on its 30-year anniversary
    On June 23, 1984 -- 30 years ago today -- the so-called “Sandberg Game” unfolded at Wrigley Field. Cubs Hall of Fame second baseman Ryne Sandberg planted his name around the country as a true National League MVP candidate when he hit two...
  • NBC Bets Big On Matt Lauer To Help Win Morning-Show Wars

    Matt Lauer was hosting "Today" when the venerable morning program lost its first-place status to ABC's "Good Morning America." Now the Peacock hopes his continued presence on the show will help it recapture its former glory. In a move that resolves...
  • Sports stars go to bat for Harry Caray's 7th Inning Stretch

    Sports stars go to bat for Harry Caray's 7th Inning Stretch
    Harry Caray's Restaurant Group once again teamed up with sports stars from the past and present (and a former “Desperate Housewives” actor) for the newest addition to the Harry Caray family. The Blackhawks' Patrick Kane, former Blackhawk...
  • Five books round the bases on the Wrigley Field centennial

    Five books round the bases on the Wrigley Field centennial
    Wednesday, April 23, marks the 100th anniversary of the first professional baseball game at what is now Wrigley Field. The Chicago National League Ball Club LLC will, of course, promote this anniversary with a special logo and various historical...
  • Seth Meyers' 'Late Night' debut an understated affair

     Seth Meyers' 'Late Night' debut an understated affair
    NEW YORK — Making his debut as host of "Late Night" on Monday, Seth Meyers struck a decidedly low-key note in a broadcast that emphasized finely tuned punch lines over star power and razzle-dazzle. Meyers opened the NBC show by paying tribute to...
  • NBC Tops Sports Emmys, Extends 'Sunday Night Football' Streak

    NBC led the field Tuesday with six wins at the 35th annual Sports Emmy Awards, presented at Frederick P. Rose Hall in Gotham. The Peacock's "Sunday Night Football" (pictured) extended its streak in the live sports series category to a sixth consecutive...
  • Sochi Olympics TV: In Shiffrin and Ahn, celebrities born and reborn

    Sochi Olympics TV: In Shiffrin and Ahn, celebrities born and reborn
    Some Olympic celebrities spend years taking shape. Others are formed before they even step foot on a Games course, somewhere in that no-man's land between national qualifying tournaments and the Opening Ceremony parade. Mikaela Shiffrin falls...
  • Report: Discovery, NBCUniversal, Saban Capital Mull Bids for U.K.'s Channel 5

    Discovery Communications, NBCUniversal and Saban Capital are among the media players mulling bids for U.K. broadcaster Channel 5. According to a report published Sunday in the Financial Times, bids for the company are due on Thursday. Channel 5 owner...
  • Sochi Games TV: Seven Olympics thoughts after the closing ceremony

    Sochi Games TV: Seven Olympics thoughts after the closing ceremony
    For the last 18 days, I've been chronicling TV's coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics, dutifully watching all manner of downhill ski races, luge runs and short-track heats. What effect this has had on me I'll leave to an imminently convening team of...