| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Police officers rushed into the downtown parking garage, weapons drawn.
As Detective Anthony Fata sat bleeding from a leg wound, officers scrambled around corners and up stairwells, frantically searching for a "junkie-looking black male." The...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Lewis B. Whiting Jr., a retired businessman and charter boat captain, died Jan. 8 of lung cancer at West Virginia University Medical Center in Morgantown. The former Towson resident was 73.
The son of Dr. Lewis B. Whiting Sr., an orthopedic surgeon, and...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:38 PM
Putting too much stress on your joints? Or maybe arthritis has become an issue?
Athletes, seniors or anyone in these categories could develop a bone spur, or extra bone produced by the body. There are some things to do at home if it causes short-term...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Here is a statement from Seth Levinson, whose agency ACES represents Grant Balfour, whom the Orioles decided not to sign after reviewing his physical. They had a two-year, $15 million deal before the Orioles backed out Friday.
“Grant is completely...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:03 PM
Fate has not been friendly to the Orioles so far this offseason, but frustration might have reached its peak on Friday, when the team cut ties with a player who would have been its prize acquisition of the hot-stove season, further compounding the club&...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The soap opera between the Orioles and Grant Balfour gets weirder by the day.
How’s his shoulder? Is it healthy? Is it not? He did have major surgery on it back in 2005, but he's never missed time because of his shoulder since. Where’s the...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Each time the ambulance hit a pothole, Dennis Pitta experienced a new level of agony.
There were so many things on his mind. Was his season over? Was his career in jeopardy? How was his wife?
Serious reflection, though, would have to wait. The pain...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 12:38 PM
While the Orioles had hoped that third baseman Manny Machado could avoid offseason surgery on his left knee, it became obvious to the club since the season ended that a non-surgical recovery could result in a greater chance of Machado injuring the knee...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Despite initial hopes that Orioles third baseman Manny Machado could avoid surgery on his injured left knee, the Orioles’ 21-year-old All-Star has decided to undergo a reconstructive surgery on the knee Monday in Los Angeles, the club announced...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:18 AM
I spoke with ESPN injury expert and ESPN.com senior writer Stephania Bell on Monday about her take on Orioles third baseman Manny Machado’s knee surgery. She provided a lot of useful insight on the injury, the surgery and the rehab process, and even...
| Oct 18, 2013
Wellness programs: Howard County General Hospital will offer the following classes. Unless otherwise listed, all classes will be held in the Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia. Information: hcgh.org or 410-740-7601.
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:12 PM
His manager, Earl Weaver, called him "the best leadoff man in the game," and who's to argue? In five years with the Orioles, Don Buford batted .270, ran the bases with ferocity and helped the club reach three World Series.
It's no coincidence that,...