| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:01 AM
The final presidential debate Monday drew a TV audience of 59.2 million viewers, according to Nielsen Media.
That's down from the 67.2 million and 65.6 million for the first and second debates, respectively. But it still shows huge interest --...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 5:05 PM
CLEVELAND — Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome hasn't decided how much longer he wants to play, but he has a legitimate chance to catch an old teammate and friend on one of the most noteworthy lists in baseball history if he sticks around a little....
| Jul 24, 2012
| 6:43 PM
The Orioles are trolling for a corner infielder who can get on base, and the Miami Marlins are apparently considering dealing three-time All-Star Hanley Ramirez, who owns a .374 career on-base percentage and switched from shortstop to third base this...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 8:37 PM
The public will remember
Mishandled urine samples are not exactly anyone's favorite subject matter, and there's no sense crying over spilled … uh, you get the point. However, clearly Ryan Braun lucked out here. He got...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 12:35 AM
Loyola men win in double OT, clinch MAAC tourney berth
Sophomore Connor Thompson scored the game-winning goal in double overtime to lift host Loyola (11-5-1, 6-1-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) to a 3-2 victory over Saint Peter's (4-11,...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 9:20 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Early in the morning last Sunday, Feb. 19, the Baltimore Orioles pitchers and catchers opened spring training at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Fla., under dark skies and a weather forecast of foreboding thunderstorms.
| Feb 27, 2012
| 4:17 PM
The nightmare is over now. Alfredo Simon wakes up in a cushy bed every morning and goes to work at one of the most beautiful spring training venues in baseball.
It is quite a contrast to the place where he spent most of spring training last year.
| Aug 4, 2012
| 5:20 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Orioles purchased the contract of outfielder Nate McLouth on Saturday afternoon and have designated veteran outfielder Endy Chavez for assignment.
The 30-year-old McLouth was told he would be added to the Orioles 25-man...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 5:46 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter expressed faith in slumping first baseman Mark Reynolds, saying he will continue to put Reynolds in the lineup despite his struggles.
Reynolds is hitting .191 (18-for-94) since the beginning of July and was hitless in...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 8:45 PM
Buck Showalter has done a masterful job of squeezing enough out of the Orioles roster to keep them viable in the American League wild-card race this long.
Really, there's no other way to explain how a...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Aug. 14, 1998: Orioles catcher Chris Hoiles hits two home runs with the bases loaded in a 15-3 romp over the Indians in Cleveland. "My biggest asset is when I have a stick in my hands," says Hoiles, only the ninth player [and first catcher] to slug two...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Local newspapers in 1895 carried a baseball column every week in the spring editions, according to research by historian and Maryland state Sen. Joe Getty.
Getty wrote about his research in the early 1990s for the Historical Society of Carroll County....