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  • Dooby's hosts Otakon after-parties on Friday and Saturday

    Dooby's hosts Otakon after-parties on Friday and Saturday
      Otakon attendees will have someplace to head, after their full days of panel discussions, presentations and workshops at the Baltimore Convention Center. On Friday and Saturday, from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., master sommelier Tiffany Dawn Soto is hosting a...
  • Maryland champion rolls in Cal Ripken World Series Saturday games, Puerto Rico has strong debut

    Maryland champion rolls in Cal Ripken World Series Saturday games, Puerto Rico has strong debut
    Prince George's County got a big lift in its first two at bats in the 2014 Cal Ripken World Series in Aberdeen, and the Maryland champs rolled from there, beating Southwest champ, Little Rock, Ark., 11-3, at Nationals Park Saturday evening.  Two walks,...
  • The many faces of Otakon in Baltimore

    The many faces of Otakon in Baltimore
    Otakon is many things, all of them having to do with Japanese and East Asian popular culture. But most of all -- at least to outsiders -- it’s all about the costumes. Check out the area around the convention center Friday morning, before the fan...
  • Harford County team wins again at Cal Ripken World Series Sunday

    Harford County team wins again at Cal Ripken World Series Sunday
    Tournament hosts, the Hickory Hornets from Harford County, won their second straight game in 2014 Cal Ripken World Series play Sunday, beating Ohio Valley champ, Homewood, Ill., 8-1, on Cal Sr.'s Yard at the Ripken Experience powered by Under Armour...
  • It's August and time for another Cal Ripken World Series [Column]

    It's August and time for another Cal Ripken World Series [Column]
    I know I shouldn't ask, but has the calendar really turned over to August? I know the answer as I turned a page on the calendar in our office on Monday. If for no other reason, I know it's August because in a matter of a few days, another Cal Ripken...
  • Farming the 'king of the ocean'

    Farming the 'king of the ocean'
    The dark specks swirling around in big water-filled tanks at the Columbus Center hardly look like fish, much less the kings of the ocean. But from these tiny beginnings, a team of Maryland scientists hopes to unlock the secrets of "farming" Atlantic...
  • TenTen Ramen introduces the ramen craze to Baltimore

    TenTen Ramen introduces the ramen craze to Baltimore
    Ramen is a national icon in Japan, and now the noodle soup is turning into a food craze in the United States. When ramen shops started popping up in New York City about five years ago, most of them were the kind of hole-in-the-wall places that make diners...
  • Milos Raonic beats Vasek Pospisil easily in men's final at Citi Open

    Milos Raonic won the first all-Canadian tournament final in Association of Tennis Professionals history, easily beating Vasek Pospisil, 6-1, 6-4, at Washington's Citi Open on Sunday for the men's singles title. It was Raonic's sixth title win; Pospisil...
  • Spain clinches victory in LPGA's inaugural International Crown

    Spain clinches victory in LPGA's inaugural International Crown
    Spain might have seen its reign as an international soccer power come crashing down in the first two weeks of the World Cup last month in Brazil, but its potential as a major factor in women’s golf was in sharp focus the past few days at the LPGA&...
  • My friends, the bugs in the garden [Commentary]

    My friends, the bugs in the garden [Commentary]
    I was prepping the garden for my daughter's engagement party when it hit me. (We really like the guy, thanks for asking.) I was inviting these strangers into the garden, but I was about to kick all the residents out. The bugs, I mean. I was all...
  • 'True Blood' recap, 'May Be the Last Time'

    'True Blood' recap, 'May Be the Last Time'
    We pick things up in Dallas, where Sarah Newlin’s sister, Amber, is cured and has a totally different outlook on life and sisterly love. Pam, Eric and Mr. Gus are trying their best to get info out of her, but Amber tells them that her sister no...
  • Seven things we learned from pool play at the lacrosse world championships

    Seven things we learned from pool play at the lacrosse world championships
    1. Matt Abbott is the U.S. team's most important player One of the strongest reactions to the U.S. team’s 23-man roster was the lack of a third short-stick defensive midfielder, and that criticism was exacerbated by injuries to Dan Burns and...