| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Even though center fielder Adam Jones said he believes the Orioles already have the pieces to be competitive in the American League East in 2014, he won't hesitate to knock on starting pitcher A.J. Burnett's door in Monkton bearing gifts if it means the...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Cal Ripken Jr. and Eddie Murray were back together again Friday night. Jokes were cracked and smiles were frequent as the former teammates reminisced about being raised "the Oriole Way," and talked about the resurgence of an Orioles franchise they...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. makes no secret that his desire to get back into the game is at its highest level since his playing days ended.
But for Ripken, a homegrown kid who became as identifiable with Baltimore and the Orioles organization...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:00 AM
In East Baltimore, the 1200 block of North Broadway was once almost entirely vacant. Now a woman who moved to the city from Parkville has made it her family's home. There were once 25 vacants on this block; only six remain, all of which are under...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Monday evening that the club has met with numerous teams and agents at this week’s general manager meetings to lay the groundwork for any trade talk or possible signings in the coming weeks....
| 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...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 2:40 PM
The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation is set to launch the public portion of a $30 million fundraising campaign to help build youth sports parks in underserved communities around the country.
The foundation has already built 25 "Youth Development Parks," and...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Until his family's foundation started building youth athletic fields in economically distressed areas around the country, Cal Ripken Jr. had no idea just how many kids needed a place to play.
The Orioles great had already spent a good portion of his...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Lots of people think Friday the 13th is a bad thing. A day for unfortunate happenings and just plain old bad luck.
This past Friday was one of those days, but to be honest, it didn't seem to be all that bad from what I could tell.
Well, there was...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Daniel Colopietro cleared the centerfield fence of Cal Sr.'s Yard about as quickly as a home-run ball. He went through the centerfield gate, of course, as he led 145 runners away from the starting line of the first 7K Streak Through Aberdeen last Friday....
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. continued to make the point that he is interested in managing, in a radio interview Thursday morning, but it is clear that Ripken won’t go so far as to announce any interest in the Washington Nationals’...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Cal Ripken Jr., who never got to the point of interviewing for the Washington Nationals' managerial job, reiterated Friday that he isn't lobbying for a position at this time.
Speaking at the third annual Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation College Basketball...