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  • League of Dreams gives disabled kids of all stripes a chance to play ball

    League of Dreams gives disabled kids of all stripes a chance to play ball
    During last week's Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series at the Ripken Academy in Aberdeen, a few dozen disabled children were afforded the opportunity to play ball, a chance that might not have been there were it not for the League of Dreams program....
  • Orioles notebook: Guthrie asks fans whether he should keep Flanagan's number

    Orioles notebook: Guthrie asks fans whether he should keep Flanagan's number
    Right-hander Jeremy Guthrie is trying to decide whether he should keep the only uniform number he has known as an Oriole, No. 46, or switch to something else to honor the late Mike Flanagan. And Guthrie wants as much feedback as possible. "I really just...
  • New book of old photographs reveals county history

    Some of Howard County's history is hidden, concealed within the development that has transformed the county from rural farmland and forest into thriving suburbia. Some of the county's history is gone, buildings disappearing due to disaster, demolition...
  • This day in Orioles history: September 6

    September 6, 1995: Cal Ripken set his famous record for consecutive games played at 2,131, but you knew that.
  • Catcher Matt Wieters says pitcher Brian Matusz will rebound from rough year

    Catcher Matt Wieters says pitcher Brian Matusz will rebound from rough year
    A lifelong dream wasn't fulfilled when Jonathan Schoop and Tim Bascom stepped out onto the infield grass at Camden Yards and were greeted by a thundering ovation from the Orioles faithful. However, being named Baltimore's 2011 organizational players of...
  • Coffee Companion (10/6): Is Joe Flacco's accuracy a concern?

    Coffee Companion (10/6): Is Joe Flacco's accuracy a concern?
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.   Running it back: Joe...
  • Aberdeen mayor helps Ripken Baseball make pitch for new Georgia stadium

    Aberdeen Mayor Mike Bennett went to bat for Ripken Stadium and its tenant, Ripken Baseball, last week in Augusta, Ga., where city leaders have been worried Ripken Baseball's effort to secure city backing for a new stadium for the minor league baseball...
  • Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore

    Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore
    William Donald Schaefer — the former mayor, governor and comptroller who left an indelible mark on Baltimore — is back in the city for one last tour Monday afternoon. His body was being driven by motorcade past old haunts and spots...
  • Ryan Ripken helps Gilman beat Mount St. Joe in President's Cup final

    On Sunday afternoon, Gehrig pitched to Ripken at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. No, it wasn't some otherwordly "Field of Dreams" moment. It was Mount St. Joseph's Gehrig McCracken facing Gilman's Ryan Ripken — the son of Orioles Hall of Famer Cal...
  • Decades of selfless service

    Decades of selfless service
    Francisco "Paco" Lobo wears out tuxedos the way marathoners do running shoes. The longtime Tio Pepe maitre d' keeps three tuxes in his wardrobe at any given time, and every year, at least two succumb to the rigors of dry cleaning. Lobo himself has...
  • IRS revokes tax-exempt status of thousands of Maryland groups

    IRS revokes tax-exempt status of thousands of Maryland groups
    Soccer clubs, PTAs, community associations, a temperance union and inactive foundations belonging to a couple of Baltimore sport legends are among the thousands of Maryland groups that have had their tax-exempt status revoked by the Internal Revenue...
  • Baseball: Britton and Pipik live out childhood dream in Brooks Robinson All-Star game

    Baseball: Britton and Pipik live out childhood dream in Brooks Robinson All-Star game
    Almost every kid who's ever played little league baseball has daydreamed of one day playing on the same field that their big league heroes play on. For 99.9 percent of them, the closest they'll ever get to living out that dream is to hop the fence during...