| Oct 30, 2011
| 5:00 AM
A-Rod. K-Rod. F-Rod. I-Rod. B-Rob. We are not living in the Golden Age of sports nicknames. J-Roll. O-Dog. T-Mac. D-Wade. These are not nicknames; they're contractions, abbreviations.
Crowned "King James" at the outset of a career that has yet to see him...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 9:51 AM
Organizers of the Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame are looking for ways to rejuvenate a proud institution that has been around since 1956.
They're hoping this helps: one of the Hall's most star-studded classes will be inducted at an upcoming ceremony...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 12:28 PM
It's year No. 12 overall and the ninth in Aberdeen for the Cal Ripken World Series which begins today (Friday) at the Ripken Baseball Academy in Aberdeen.
Game action gets under way Saturday with the first of five straight days of pool play for the 16...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Local newspapers in 1895 carried a baseball column every week in the spring editions, according to research by historian and Maryland state Sen. Joe Getty.
Getty wrote about his research in the early 1990s for the Historical Society of Carroll County....
| Mar 2, 2012
| 5:45 PM
St. Agnes Hospital officials said Friday that they are negotiating with the Archdiocese of Baltimore to buy the historic Cardinal Gibbons School, two years after it was shut down amid protests from alumni and parents.
The hospital on Caton Avenue in...
| Aug 8, 2012
August is full of important activities in Aberdeen!
The opening ceremonies for the Cal Ripken World Series are today (Friday). The host team from Forest Hill will play tonight and all is in readiness for the big parade Saturday in downtown Aberdeen...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 8:04 PM
Ten years ago, it was something of a curiosity around these parts, but now it's something that's become a tradition for Aberdeen and the rest of Harford County.
The Cal Ripken World Series, the season finale for the Babe Ruth youth baseball organization,...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Japan won its second straight Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series Sunday, beating Maryland state champion Upper Montgomery County, 17-7, in a full six-inning game at Cal Sr.'s Yard, where its permanent seats were filled to capacity from behind the plate...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 9:04 PM
When designated hitter Chris Davis walked up to home plate in Friday's eighth inning after homering in his initial three at-bats — the first Oriole to do that in six years and the second time it has happened in a game involving the club this week...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 10:40 AM
When you look back on the Orioles' surprising season, one game stands out. The marathon game against the Boston Red Sox on May 6 was so strange and wonderful that it had a lot of people already wondering if this was going to be 1989 all over again.
| Apr 30, 2012
| 3:00 AM
There is no Red Sox- or Cubs-style curse on the Orioles – nothing involving Babe Ruth, “No, No, Nanette” or a malodorous goat. At least not that I know of.
But we all know the Orioles haven’t won since 1997. That sure was an...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:13 AM
A former 40-year veteran employee of the National Archives who admitted stealing historical treasures, including Herbert Morison's report of the 1937 Hindenburg crash and a Bob Hope performance, is to be sentenced today.
Prosecutors said that among the...