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  • Greivis Vasquez: NBA player, sports diplomat

    Greivis Vasquez: NBA player, sports diplomat
    Former Maryland Terrapin guard Greivis Vasquez, who is now a member of the Memphis Grizzlies, is in his native Venezuela this week as part of a U.S. State Department "sports diplomacy" program that hopes to use athletes to improve international relations,...
  • No. 1: Babe Ruth's legend and legacy spans generations

    No. 1: Babe Ruth's legend and legacy spans generations
    They pass through the tiny row home at a steady clip, 50,000 pilgrims a year on a mission to visit their mecca. Here, in a second-floor bedroom of a narrow little residence on Emory Street, on a bitter cold day in 1895, George Herman Ruth was born....
  • Coffee Companion -- 3/3

    Coffee Companion -- 3/3
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some 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:...
  • 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...
  • This Day in Orioles History: April 11

    April 11, 1988: Frank Robinson replaced Cal Ripken Sr. as manager after the Orioles started the season 0-6. The Orioles ended up losing their first 21 games that season.
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ripken brothers starting in-house food concessions at Aberdeen stadium

    Ripken brothers starting in-house food concessions at Aberdeen stadium
    "Use a knife, Junior," Bill Ripken said to his older sibling, Cal Jr., as the two sat picking at a pile of steamed blue crabs Wednesday morning at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen. "Try some finesse. You're going to smash the shell all into the meat and not get...
  • Phil Mickelson withdrawing from Memorial Tournament sets bad precedent

    Phil Mickelson withdrawing from Memorial Tournament sets bad precedent
    Phil Mickelson pulled out of the Memorial Tournamenton Thursday after shooting a first-round 79. He didn’t make any excuses. He didn’t say that his well-documented psoriatic arthritisflared up or that he had tweaked the wrist that has given...
  • Orioles draft target: Kyle Zimmer

    Orioles draft target: Kyle Zimmer
    This is the fourth of six profiles on the players the Orioles might target with the No. 4 overall pick in  Monday night's amateur draft. Today: Kyle Zimmer Name: Kyle Zimmer Position: Right-handed pitcher Age: 20 Height/Weight: 6-foot-4, 220...
  • Baseball: Winter in season all four years at Towson University

    As a high school student Ben Winter became a one-person recruiting service. And who was his client? That would be Winter, a baseball standout from Ellicott City. Going into his senior year at Centennial High, Winter estimates that he sent out about 50...