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  • Experts say suspect photo means Vi Ripken case will be solved

    Experts say suspect photo means Vi Ripken case will be solved
    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...
  • Orioles will win again, but there will never be another Earl of Baltimore

    Orioles will win again, but there will never be another Earl of Baltimore
    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...
  • 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....
  • Wolf and Goldman advance to second round of Celebrity Smackdown

     
    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,......
  • Cindy Wolf among the four Baltimore celebrities in final Smackdown round

     
    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,......
  • Baseball: Britton and Pipik live out childhood dream in Brooks Robinson All-Star game

    Baseball: Britton and Pipik live out childhood dream in Brooks Robinson All-Star game
    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...
  • Fans learn the art of pencil-and-paper baseball scorekeeping

    Fans learn the art of pencil-and-paper baseball scorekeeping
    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...
  • Coffee Companion -- 7/6: O's cough it up and Scott sits down

    Coffee Companion -- 7/6: O's cough it up and Scott sits down
    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: Mitch...
  • 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...
  • Commins takes first overall in Women's Distance Festival 5k

    Commins takes first overall in Women's Distance Festival 5k
    The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Mondays. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). 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...