| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Under Armour founder Kevin Plank tried to think of his perfect dinner party. There'd have to be a Beatle, he said, along with Jackie Robinson, Babe Ruth and Mother Teresa.
But the No. 1 guest, he said, would be Muhammad Ali.
Plank and Ali were among...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:23 AM
The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation will host its inaugural "Streak Thru Aberdeen" 7K Run at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen on Friday, Sept. 6 - the anniversary of Cal Ripken Jr. breaking Lou Gehrig's consecutive games played streak.
Proceeds from the 7K will...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:21 AM
A Harford County councilman said he has one historically-significant baseball that could theoretically make him a much richer man.
Dion Guthrie said Tuesday he and his Cal Ripken Jr. signed ball will be featured on an episode of Maryland Public...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 3:53 PM
For many, the lasting image of Earl Weaver will be that of a fiery, short man kicking dirt and spewing his displeasure at an umpire. Weaver's personality — described as "combative," "irascible" and also "caring" — carried from his childhood to...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:33 AM
Ripken Foundation sets 7K 'Streak' Sept. 6
The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation announced that it will host its inaugural "Streak Thru Aberdeen" 7K Run at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen on Sept. 6 — the anniversary of Cal Ripken Jr. breaking Lou...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:47 PM
The electorate of the Baseball Writers' Association of America sent a clear message to tainted superstars Wednesday: If you were suspected of taking performance enhancing drugs, you don’t belong in the Hall of Fame. At least not in 2013.
| Jan 9, 2013
| 3:12 PM
One of the perks of covering the Orioles is that we have easy access to Jim Palmer, a Hall of Fame pitcher who, unlike some other great players, has no problem speaking his mind.
I talked to Palmer on Wednesday after he deplaned in Southern California...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 9:52 PM
Sports Legends Museum
Ravens' Brigance to receive Community Service Award
The Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation announced that it will present former Ravens player O.J. Brigance and his wife, Chanda, with its Community Service Award at the annual "Babe'...
| May 8, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Reinvestment and redevelopment of the distressed Park Heights neighborhood will continue under a funding agreement Baltimore's financial oversight panel approved Wednesday with the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation.
The foundation, named for the late Orioles...
| May 9, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Frank Stronach, owner of Pimlico, is in Washington, D.C., this week. He discussed his new book, "Magna Man: My Road to Economic Freedom," at a session today.
Yesterday, he spent time on Capitol Hill, working to spread his theory that American...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Saint Agnes Hospital and the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation said Friday that they have raised $1.4 million to renovate the baseball field of the former Cardinal Gibbons School, preserving a site where Babe Ruth once played.
The hospital, meanwhile, is...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 1:01 PM
A number of Harford County bars, restaurants and liquor stores have yet to renew their liquor licenses by the May 1 deadline, leaving their ability to serve liquor potentially up in the air.
The Harford County Liquor Control Board saw a long list...