| Aug 9, 2012
| 4:11 PM
brightcove.createExperiences(); More than two weeks have passed since Violet R. Ripken's abduction, but experts believe the photograph of the suspect shopping at a local Walmart makes an arrest inevitable.
It is only a matter of time before those who...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 3:28 PM
Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver took a long look at the larger-than-life bronze likeness of himself that was unveiled at Camden Yards on Saturday and expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the people who made it possible.
"My thanks to Mr. Angelos and the...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 5:29 PM
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,...
| May 16, 2012
| 4:31 PM
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....
| Dec 9, 2010
| 4:22 PM
In the Just Can't Win Department, Timothy Dean got bested by Laura Lippman in the first round of the Baltimore Celebrity Smackdown. And Bryan Voltaggio had his toque handed to him by Marin Alsop.But Cindy Wolf advanced over Nick Markakis,......
| Dec 15, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Charleston executive chef Cindy Wolf has reached the final round of four in the Baltimore Celebrity Smackdown. She nicked Markakis in the first round, benched Cal Ripken in the second round, and broke Marin Alsop's baton in the semi-finals. Now,......
| Jun 15, 2011
| 8:27 AM
Almost every kid who's ever played little league baseball has daydreamed of one day playing on the same field that their big league heroes play on.
For 99.9 percent of them, the closest they'll ever get to living out that dream is to hop the fence during...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 6:55 PM
Lara Hall's husband, Jay Hood, recently bought her diamonds for her birthday — baseball diamonds, printed on the pages of a vintage scorebook from the 1960s.
The book, an unused Houston Colt .45s scorekeeping manual, cost Hood about $5 on eBay. For...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with 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:
| Feb 24, 2011
| 1:40 PM
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.
| Dec 4, 2010
| 3:46 PM
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...
| Jul 13, 2011
The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Mondays. We prefer email (firstname.lastname@example.org). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in...