| Jun 7, 2012
| 10:22 AM
The 2012 Major League Baseball June draft wrapped up Wednesday and C. Milton Wright graduate Brad Markey was picked up in the 35th round by the New York Mets.
The Baltimore Orioles selected two Maryland-based talents - Ryan Ripken, son of IronBirds owner...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Attending Tuesday afternoon's IronBirds Media Day at Ripken Stadium was, as always, interesting.
There's a real sense of urgency in the air, as players scramble around the club level, giving interviews, filling out questionnaires and just generally try...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Between two games at this year's Cal Ripken World Series Monday night, a legendary member of the Baltimore Orioles family, a man with an unbroken string of work days that makes Cal Ripken Jr.'s consecutive games streak look short in comparison, was...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Roger Clemens is a selfish, self-serving liar ("'Trapped' in a pack of lies," April 24). How can it be justified that, in the latter years his career, he suddenly had an incredible amount of success? Blind luck? A relentless training regimen, perhaps?...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 6:36 AM
Cal Ripken Jr. and Eddie Murray will be inducted into the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards' Hall of Legends during the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation's annual gala in September, according to a news release.
"Cal & Eddie: A Legendary Evening" will...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:47 PM
The electorate of the Baseball Writers' Association of America sent a clear message to tainted superstars Wednesday: If you were suspected of taking performance enhancing drugs, you don’t belong in the Hall of Fame. At least not in 2013.
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:21 PM
ESPN's PR staff sent out snippets of their various reporters and commentators discussing Wednesday's Hall of Fame vote.
More than anything, I believe it shows just how varied the thought processes are of voters and Hall of Fame (and potential) Hall of...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:15 AM
When it was announced that no candidate had received the 75 percent inclusion on ballots needed to be inducted into this year’s Baseball Hall of Fame class, I can’t say I was surprised.
I honestly thought Houston’s Craig Biggio might...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 9:31 AM
I had a chance to talk to former Oriole Rafael Palmeiro about Wednesday’s Hall of Fame announcement that the Baseball Writers' Association of America did not vote in anyone for the 2013 induction class.
That includes Palmeiro, who was on his third...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I was overjoyed to learn that no one was nominated for entry into the Baseball Hall of Fame this year ("Voters shut out players," Jan. 10). A few nominees, including Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and Barry Bonds, were shunned in their first year of...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 12:26 PM
Art Modell, the owner who brought the Ravens to Baltimore, and Jonathan Ogden, the team's first-ever draft pick, were among 15 modern-era finalists announced Friday for the 2013 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
The announcement, which came four...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Peter Angelos, Orioles managing partner
"Earl Weaver stands alone as the greatest manager in the history of the Orioles organization and one of the greatest in the history of baseball. This is a sad day for everyone who knew him and for all Orioles...