| Jan 5, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Jan. 9, 2002: Fourth-ranked Maryland clears its bench in a 112-79 rout of North Carolina before a sellout crowd at Cole Field House. Juan Dixon leads the Terps (12-2), who accumulate the most points ever scored against the Tar Heels (5-7).
Jan. 7, 2001:...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:38 AM
Back in October, we asked how many of the Orioles' nine free agents were likely to return in 2014. Now, with less than five weeks until spring training, it could end up that none of them return to Baltimore.
The Orioles wanted to keep right-hander Scott...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 2:47 PM
If you think, or are hoping, that the 162-game suspension imposed on New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez has brought an end to the Biogenesis saga or A-Rod’s controvery-laced career, think again.
The ruling by arbitrator Frederic...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 4:30 AM
In doing some number-crunching this weekend, I noticed a pretty astounding fact about the New York Yankees' current financial situation for 2014. I'm not one who is easily surprised, and nothing should ever surprise anyone when it comes to the Yankees and...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:46 PM
The Orioles made a significant attempt to bring Gavin Floyd home to Baltimore, according to an industry source, but the free-agent right-hander decided on a lesser, shorter deal with the Atlanta Braves in order to re-enter the open market again next...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 3:25 PM
With Brian Roberts agreeing to a one-year, $2 million deal plus incentives with the New York Yankees on Tuesday, the Orioles offseason suffered another blindside hit — but it actually makes a lot of sense.
Roberts gives the Yankees something...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:39 PM
The Orioles’ offseason overhaul took some time to gain steam, but two moves in one day have added a little more clarity to the team’s roster for next season.
On Tuesday afternoon, the Orioles agreed to a two-year, $15 million deal with...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:23 AM
For Orioles fans, the only thing more painful than watching an October without their favorite team this season was probably seeing the Red Sox win the World Series.
And the fact that the Orioles won 11 games against Boston this year, most of any team, ...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Baseball's free agent market is open for business, and it always starts with the Orioles facing the same question.
Is this the year that they hurl caution to the wind and throw around some real money to get over the top in the American League East?...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Last year’s American League Most Valuable Player race was one of the most contested in recent years, stoking a debate between two distinct schools of thought about the basis of baseball’s highest individual award.
This season, Orioles...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Since the Orioles are not one of those teams willing to throw caution and good business sense to the wind and spend freely in the free-agent market, every offseason seems to present the same dilemma and create the same kind of speculation.
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:27 AM
Welcome back to the bar. We got the furnace and leaky roof fixed just in time, apparently.
Today, I want to discuss a person whose name triggers some of the best arguments in Connolly's Bar history: Mike Mussina.
Every time we bring up the former...