| Oct 23, 2012
| 12:00 PM
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,...
| May 10, 2012
| 9:13 AM
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...
| May 3, 2012
| 11:38 AM
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...
| May 9, 2012
| 3:00 AM
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...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:54 AM
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...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 1:16 PM
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.
| May 15, 2012
| 6:00 AM
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...
| May 18, 2012
| 10:05 AM
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&...
| May 22, 2012
| 7:32 PM
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...
| May 29, 2012
| 10:25 AM
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...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 4:05 PM
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...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:32 PM
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...