| Aug 22, 2012
| 4:32 PM
As the starting centerfielder for the Riverdale Baptist baseball team that finished 35-5 last spring, Columbia's Matt McPhearson has played in plenty of big games.
But on Saturday, Aug. 18, the rising senior experienced a first. Playing in the Under...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 7:26 PM
She could have been a Hawk, a Cougar or a Greyhound, but instead she's going to be a Retriever.
Last Friday, Emily Russo, a rising senior at Glenelg High School and the reigning girls basketball Player of the Year, made a verbal commitment to play...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Columbia resident Matt McPhearson will play in the 2012 Under Armour All-America baseball game this Saturday, Aug. 18, at Wrigley Field in Chicago.
The game showcases 38 of the best high school players in the nation, as selected by a committee of...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 10:18 PM
Moon Philly favored in Laurel Park's Morse
Moon Philly is the morning line favorite to win today's feature at Laurel Park, the $125,000 Nellie Morse Stakes for fillies and mares. The 1 1/16-mile test drew 12 runners. Ten can face the...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 7:05 PM
A 21-year-old Baltimore County man, whose Facebook postings about jihad gave way to discussions with an FBI informant about how to kill American soldiers, was arrested Wednesday after authorities say he tried to blow up a Catonsville military recruiting...
| Aug 5, 2011
It's fortunate personal computers and their use for rotisserie baseball format hadn't been invented when I was growing up, otherwise I might not have made it out of grade school.
Then again, most guys who grew up in the 1950s were the equivalent of...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 8:51 PM
When Cal Ripken Jr. built his youth baseball facility in Aberdeen, Md., he wanted kids to feel what it is like to play in big-league stadiums. He spent heavily to construct a 3,500-seat replica of Camden Yards, complete with a hotel that stands in for the...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 12:28 PM
It's year No. 12 overall and the ninth in Aberdeen for the Cal Ripken World Series which begins today (Friday) at the Ripken Baseball Academy in Aberdeen.
Game action gets under way Saturday with the first of five straight days of pool play for the 16...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 9:06 AM
The National team, coached by former major league manager Larry Bowa, topped the American squad, 6-4, in the 2011 Under Armour All-America Baseball Game Saturday at Wrigley Field. The American team was coached by former Oriole Bill Ripken.
| Jun 26, 2011
Every team has its guy — a fringe candidate it believes should be recognized as an All-Star.
For the Rays, it's Kyle Farnsworth, the journeyman reliever manager Joe Maddon refuses to call his closer, even though he entered the weekend 15 of 16 in...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 9:21 AM
New England champ Hudson, N.H., scored a run on a balk in the top of the sixth inning to upset Charles County, Maryland, 4-3, in American Pool action Tuesday night at the 2011 Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series.
The loss, in the last game played in Day 4...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 8:16 PM
In final day of pool play at the 2011 Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series featured a number of key match-ups to determine which teams moved to the U.S. and international semifinal rounds capped off by an exciting game between two undefeated international...