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  • TBS does excellent telecast of Orioles Game 1 loss to Yankees

    TBS does excellent telecast of Orioles Game 1 loss to Yankees
    Up until the ninth inning, it was a great game, and TBS provided coverage worthy of it. As I said in my review of Friday night's wildcard game, the broadcast team of Ernie Johnson on play by play and Cal Ripken and John Smoltz as analysts is a winner....
  • Orioles talk takes over at Towson barber shop

    Orioles talk takes over at Towson barber shop
    With the Baltimore Orioles on the verge of Game 3 against New York on Wednesday night in the Bronx, the return of the Birds to baseball's elite has been the stuff of sweet conversations all around town. In Towson, one place for a little Orioles chatter...
  • Maryland's connection to Ben Affleck's 'Argo'

    Maryland's connection to Ben Affleck's 'Argo'
    Sculptor Toby Mendez, the man whose bronze statues immortalized Brooks Robinson, Cal Ripken Jr. and four other Orioles greats in Camden Yards ceremonies spread over the past six months, has certainly enjoyed his time in the spotlight. But now it’s...
  • The Sun Remembers: Oct. 14-20

    The Sun Remembers: Oct. 14-20
    Oct. 16, 1983: The Orioles win their third and most recent World Series as Scott McGregor pitches a five-hitter to beat the Phillies, 5-0, in Game 5 in Philadelphia. First baseman Eddie Murray ends a slump by hitting two home runs. Catcher Rick Dempsey, a...
  • 'Scunny' tributes continue

    'Scunny' tributes continue
    Organizations continue to pay tribute to Patrick 'Scunny' McCusker, the Nacho Mama's owner who died Aug. 24 at Peninsula General Hospital in Salisbury after being struck by a bus as he rode a bicycle along Ocean City's Coastal Highway. McCusker was...
  • Great expectations rest on Orioles third baseman Manny Machado -- including his own

    Great expectations rest on Orioles third baseman Manny Machado -- including his own
    Another day, another inquiring mind wanting to know what it's like to be baseball's next big thing. Manny Machado is ushered into the large conference room at the Orioles' Ed Smith Stadium training complex, his attention quickly drawn to the portraits on...
  • Orioles to hold public ceremony for Earl Weaver on April 20 at 2 p.m.

    Orioles to hold public ceremony for Earl Weaver on April 20 at 2 p.m.
    The Orioles plan to hold a “public celebration of life” for former manager Earl Weaver at Camden Yards on April 20 at 2 p.m., the team announced Tuesday. The Hall of Famer died in January at the age of 82. The event, called “A...
  • Both with winning seasons, Ravens and Orioles offer rare celebration for city fans

    Both with winning seasons, Ravens and Orioles offer rare celebration for city fans
    When the Ravens rolled to their second Super Bowl victory, fending off the San Francisco 49ers in the final seconds of the game, the storylines that defined an improbable season all found happy endings. Ray Lewis carried the Lombardi Trophy into the...
  • The Sun Remembers: Nov. 4-10

    The Sun Remembers: Nov. 4-10
    Nov. 10, 2001: Johns Hopkins defeats archrival Western Maryland, 21-14, in Westminster, ending the latter's 33-game Centennial Conference winning streak. Zach Baylin's 15 receptions (three for touchdowns) set a school record for Hopkins (6-3). Western...
  • Old South River Club has met for more than 320 years

    Old South River Club has met for more than 320 years
    It's a sun-splashed morning in rolling southern Anne Arundel County, and a cluster of old oaks and maples make a fine canopy for the 25 gentlemen gathered at the cottage they see as a shrine. Some wear seersucker blazers and boating shoes. Many sport...
  • The Sun Remembers: Sept. 2-8

    The Sun Remembers: Sept. 2-8
    Sept. 6, 1995: Cal Ripken Jr. plays in his 2,131st consecutive game, breaking Lou Gehrig's major league record that had stood for 56 years. Fireworks explode around Camden Yards as Ripken jogs a victory lap around the field. A sellout crowd of 46,272...
  • Cal Ripken Jr. to have bronze statue unveiled at Camden Yards

    Cal Ripken Jr. to have bronze statue unveiled at Camden Yards
    A little before his former team takes the field for an important game Thursday night against the New York Yankees, Hall of Fame shortstop Cal Ripken Jr., Harford County's most famous athlete, will be further immortalized, as a bronze statue of his...