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  • Loch Raven: Calvert Hall student hits a home run with baseball camp

    Congratulations to Calvert Hall College High School senior Zachary Rowe, who this month hosted a free, one-day baseball camp for youngsters from Baltimore City. About 20 boys, ages 12 to 14, from the Baltimore-based James Mosher League's youth program,...
  • Sports columnist: A moment that wrote itself

    Sports columnist: A moment that wrote itself
    The date — Sept. 6, 1995 — had been circled on calendars, not just in Baltimore, but throughout the country. The countdown for the Orioles' Cal Ripken Jr. to break Lou Gehrig's consecutive-games record had gone on for months. And yet, if I...
  • Harford liquor board denies one-day license for First Friday at Havre de Grace Legion

    The Havre de Grace American Legion was denied its request for a one-day license to serve alcohol outside today (Friday) during First Fridays in Havre de Grace. While Harford County Liquor Control Board, at the suggestion of Board Administrator Kathryn...
  • Connolly's Bar: Josh Hamilton's fourth homer one of top Camden Yards moments

    Connolly's Bar: Josh Hamilton's fourth homer one of top Camden Yards moments
    Earlier this year, I did two top-10 lists in connection with the 20th anniversary of Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The first was rank the top 10 games in stadium history. The second was to rank the top 10 moments in stadium history. Yes, there was some...
  • Looking back: Rocky Colavito hit 4 homers against Orioles in 1959

    Looking back: Rocky Colavito hit 4 homers against Orioles in 1959
    Before the Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton did it Tuesday night, the Cleveland Indians' Rocky Colavito was the only player to hit four home runs in a game against the Orioles. Colavito went deep four times at Memorial Stadium on June 10, 1959. Here's a story...
  • A fixture on the mound and in the booth, Palmer to become a permanent part of Camden Yards on Saturday

    A fixture on the mound and in the booth, Palmer to become a permanent part of Camden Yards on Saturday
    Four years into his major league career, Jim Palmer had gone from being a 19-year-old phenom to a World Series hero who outpitched Sandy Koufax before his 21st birthday to a sore-armed 23-year old trying to figure out a suddenly clouded future. Sidelined...
  • Tom Matte deserves spot on greatest list

    How could The Sun produce a historical list of the most outstanding athletes in Maryland's history and not include Tom Matte? I don't even want to guess. One of the criteria was that the player had to have lived in Maryland for three years. Tom Matte has...
  • Going after Terrell Suggs' money would have ramifications for Ravens

    Going after Terrell Suggs' money would have ramifications for Ravens
    Though the idea that the Ravens could put injured linebacker Terrell Suggs on the non-football injury list and not pay him all of his $4.9 million base salary during the coming season has picked up steam this week, there has been no indication that it&...
  • Aberdeen: Legendary sports events figures in Aberdeen remembered

    The love of sports is legendary in Aberdeen. Sports figures and sports events have always been very important in daily life, and a number of outstanding athletes call Aberdeen their home. The Ripken family is famous for its contributions to the sports...
  • Is Baltimore hungry for Cal Ripken burgers?

    Is Baltimore hungry for Cal Ripken burgers?
    Already an author and a Hall of Famer, Cal Ripken is adding foodie to his resume. The Oriole great has launched a line of hamburgers. According to the Daily Record, Ripken and Roseda Beef, a Baltimore company, have teamed up to sell Ripken Gourmet...
  • Jimmy Patsos tries to get Loyola basketball ready for unfamiliar role: favorites

    Jimmy Patsos tries to get Loyola basketball ready for unfamiliar role: favorites
    If Jimmy Patsos' stomach is roiling at the thought of nine other Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference coaches taking aim at him, the Loyola basketball coach wears his tension well. "I'm happy to be the hunted," says a grinning Patsos, sitting on stage at a...
  • Red Sox pass over Rick Peterson, hire Juan Nieves as pitching coach

    Red Sox pass over Rick Peterson, hire Juan Nieves as pitching coach
    The Orioles may be able to keep Rick Peterson after all. The Boston Red Sox have chosen Juan Nieves, who had been the White Sox’s bullpen coach, to be their new pitching coach. Peterson, the Orioles' organization's director of pitching...