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  • An icon smashed

    An icon smashed
    The International Cycling Union's announcement today that it was stripping superstar athlete Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles over charges of illegal doping effectively ended one of the most celebrated sports careers in recent memory....
  • Popes and home runs

    Popes and home runs
    Baltimore is a rather Catholic town; if you ever lived here you know that. I was born and raised an Irish Catholic in Baltimore; if you frequent this blog you may have known that. Baseball is the ultimate sport for bizarre connections to history. No...
  • How will Clemens do in his Skeeters start?

    It won't be pretty Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Tarnished as he is, Roger Clemens could find plenty of better things to do than what he will do this weekend — pitch for the Sugar Land Skeeters. It's unclear if Clemens wants this to be the...
  • Baseball's strike zone is the hotly contested center of the game

    Baseball's strike zone is the hotly contested center of the game
    The heater rides in at 91 miles an hour, belt-high and straight, giving Orioles hitter Matt Wieters a good view of what looks like a strike in the making. As it reaches the plate, it dives toward the ground. No mortal can say for sure whether the...
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  • Pirates might not jump ship

    Forget Paul Maholm's 3-7 record. He has compiled a 3.12 earned-run average over 89 innings, holding opponents to 70 hits. With limited options expected to become available on the trade market next month, Maholm is having the kind of season that could...
  • All-county baseball: Hard work, team attitude make Pipik the Player of the Year

    All-county baseball: Hard work, team attitude make Pipik the Player of the Year
    If you asked Reservoir senior T.J. Pipik about this season, he might only tell you about the loss to Atholton in the Class 3A East regional semifinals after winning 21 games in a row. The last game of a high school career tends to stick in one's craw like...
  • What will be outcome of the Clemens trial?

    Rocket's rough ride Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Roger Clemens is going down, just like one of the 292 guys he struck out in 1997, the year many people believe he became a steroid cheater. I have a strong feeling he's going to be convicted of lying...
  • Easier to reach: 600 homers or 3,000 hits?

    PEDs make a difference Mark Emery The Morning Call Eliminating admitted or suspected performance-enhancing drug users Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa and Alex Rodriguez from the list, only four "clean" players have hit 600 home runs. Since baseball has cracked...
  • Clemens is no baseball hero

    Roger Clemens is a selfish, self-serving liar ("'Trapped' in a pack of lies," April 24). How can it be justified that, in the latter years his career, he suddenly had an incredible amount of success? Blind luck? A relentless training regimen, perhaps?...
  • Emily's Army, the punk offspring of Green Day, makes some noise

    Emily's Army, the punk offspring of Green Day, makes some noise
    When he was 12, Joey Armstrong triumphantly walked off the stage after his band finished its first-ever performance. His preteen punk band had won over some new fans and, more important, his secret was still safe. Or so he thought — until the...
  • Will Roger Clemens make Hall of Fame?

    Many character issues Juan C. Rodriguez Sun Sentinel It won't happen soon. Clemens' acquittal probably sways some voters on the fence about his candidacy. It won't put a big enough dent into the broader cross-section of writers who aren't prepared...