| Jan 19, 2013
| 3:53 PM
For many, the lasting image of Earl Weaver will be that of a fiery, short man kicking dirt and spewing his displeasure at an umpire. Weaver's personality — described as "combative," "irascible" and also "caring" — carried from his childhood to...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Jan. 10, 1991: "We're a better team than we were yesterday," Orioles manager Frank Robinson says after the trade that brings slugging Houston Astros first baseman Glenn Davis to Baltimore in exchange for three young players — pitchers Curt Schilling...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Jan. 23, 2004: P.J. Wakefield's goal in overtime gives the surging Blast its seventh straight victory, 5-4 over the Monterrey Fury at 1st Mariner Arena. It's the 16th win in 21 games for Baltimore, which will win the Major Indoor Soccer League...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 1:06 PM
We live in a world of sports that is broadcast in full color and high definition. We try to view it through a prism of moral and ethical absolutes. And still, when faced with the great issues of our time, everything ends up being cast in shades of gray....
| Feb 27, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Howard Thomas "Has" Sachs, a retired Crown Cork and Seal manager and a coach, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Feb. 24 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 77 and lived in Pasadena.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Sidney Avenue in Westport, he...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 12:51 PM
March 4, 2006: The Maryland women's basketball team ends a 14-game losing streak to Duke by defeating the Blue Devils, 78-70, in the semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. The teams will meet again in the NCAA final with Maryland (34-4)...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 3:31 PM
The memorial service for Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver was held Saturday afternoon in Davie, Fla., near where Weaver spent his retirement years.
Former Orioles attending the service included: Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson, Jim Palmer, Eddie Murray,...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 7:38 AM
The Orioles plan to hold a “public celebration of life” for former manager Earl Weaver at Camden Yards on April 20 at 2 p.m., the team announced Tuesday.
The Hall of Famer died in January at the age of 82.
The event, called “A...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 1:23 PM
Monday began a new day in Aberdeen IronBirds history as the Class 'A' short season affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles unveiled a new team logo, a logo that Bill Ripken says, 'looks mad, looks aggressive."
Ripken, co-founder and executive vice...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:18 AM
Since the news broke that baseball union pioneer Marvin Miller passed away this week, there has been a growing media chorus advocating his induction in the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
It certainly is long overdue.
Miller changed baseball for the...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Dr. Joshua Breschkin, a retired optometrist whose early work with contact lenses earned him the respect of well-known Baltimore Colts and Orioles players, died of stroke complications Nov. 6 at his Cross Keys home. He was 94.
"He saved my career in pro...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 11:25 AM
One of this town’s all-time sports greats joined Babe Ruth and Johnny Unitas today as athletes immortalized with statues in Baltimore.
And with the grace that made him perhaps the best defensive third baseman in the history of baseball, former...