| Apr 5, 2008
He still remembers the first professional uniform he ever wore. He was 18 years old, fresh off the bus from Arkansas. The jersey said White Roses across the chest. In his first pro game, the public address announcer in York, Pa., announced the team's...
| Jun 1, 2008
Ten straight years of losing, more than three decades of pining and now finally a big win. In fancy dancing script perhaps? Or maybe in bold block letters? Oh, we can fret the details later. What's important now is this: "Baltimore" is back....
| Jan 22, 2013
It is early Monday morning, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. But Don Buford is not standing on a stage and talking about having a dream.
That's not his style. Besides, he has already lived one himself, the kind Dr. King preached about.
Buford has a new job,...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 10:25 PM
Major Indoor Soccer League
Blast's Ferdinand is Player of the Week
Baltimore Blast midfielder Max Ferdinand was named the Major Indoor Soccer League's Player of the Week on Tuesday. Ferdinand scored nine points in two matches as the Blast earned...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 7:14 PM
Everybody who was anybody in Orioles history showed up to honor him when the Orioles unveiled his statue on the center field plaza Saturday at Camden Yards, and all he wanted to do was thank everybody else and turn his ceremony into a...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 5:47 PM
FORT LAUDERDALE – My mission, if I chose to accept it, was simple.
Simple but crazy.
Good crazy. Heartwarming crazy.
At the request of a Purdue University communications professor named Glenn Sparks, I would deliver 34 dozen doughnuts to a Fort...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Once upon a time in baseball, it was easy to enjoy greatness.
Today, in the shadow of performance-enhancing drugs (known as PEDs), enjoying the players who stack up awe-inspiring numbers just ain't easy. Players, rightly or wrongly, are under the...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 6:29 PM
PHILADELPHIA — It's a good news, bad news scenario.
Let's get the bad news out of the way first.
Few players are as familiar with the challenges of moving from second base to third base as Placido Polanco.
The 14-year veteran has won Gold...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:46 PM
It all seemed so right. The Orioles long ago chose Thursday night to unveil Cal Ripken's statue at Oriole Park because of the obvious connection to what happened here on the same date 17 years ago, but they could not have known it would be so perfectly...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 3:28 PM
Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver took a long look at the larger-than-life bronze likeness of himself that was unveiled at Camden Yards on Saturday and expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the people who made it possible.
"My thanks to Mr. Angelos and the...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Let's be honest. It isn't really that hard to tug at the heartstrings of a Baltimore sports fan. This is a town where nostalgia lives full-time, so Saturday's Oriole Park tribute to Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver couldn't help but strike the right note....
| Apr 1, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Note: Two weeks ago El Sentinel learned about the poor health condition of baseball legend Mike Cuellar. The Cuban pitcher has been in an Orlando hospital for the past three months. Read the story in Spanish here. Â By George DÃaz Orlando Sentinel...