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  • Dodgers sale could prove downside of franchise inflation

    Dodgers sale could prove downside of franchise inflation
          Congratulations to Magic Johnson, Stan Kasten and the rest of the new ownership group that just bought the Los Angeles Dodgers from Frank McCourt for a reported $2 billion. They will bring the Dodgers out of bankruptcy and restore some stability...
  • Commentary: Left off one best of list, these Harford athletes haven't been forgotten

    Commentary: Left off one best of list, these Harford athletes haven't been forgotten
    Many of you no doubt saw the popular feature Top Maryland Athletes in Sun History that has appeared on http://www.baltimoresun.com since April. The list was compiled by veteran Sun sportswriter Mike Klingaman in conjunction with The Sun's 175th on May...
  • As season dawns, some fans hope for Angelos to sell the Orioles

    As season dawns, some fans hope for Angelos to sell the Orioles
    Scott Evans remembers the soft glow of the small television set, and the way his stepfather tried to calm him and his sister for the benefit of the neighbors in the apartment below. But who, on this night, was not celebrating? It was 1983 and the...
  • Sun staff predictions: Kentucky vs. Kansas for the national basketball championship

    Sun staff predictions: Kentucky vs. Kansas for the national basketball championship
    Don Markus, reporter Kansas 71, Kentucky 69: There are some coaches who are destined not to win a national championship. Not saying that John Calipari is the Guy V. Lewis of his generation, but Bill Self coached a less talented Jayhawks  team over ...
  • Faceoff: Who would win, the 1992 Dream Team or the 2008 Redeem Team?

    Faceoff: Who would win, the 1992 Dream Team or the 2008 Redeem Team?
    No redemption needed, 1992 triumphs By Childs Walker We just watched the best U.S. men's basketball team to play in the Olympics since at least 1996. But is the Redeem Team better than the Dream Team? Come on. Here's a little exercise. I'm coaching...
  • 'Last Comic Standing': NYC auditions continue

     
    Hey, folks ... I don't have a blow-by-blow of tonight's Last Comic Standing auditions, but I did want to bring this to your attention:Baltimore comedian Jason Weems made it to the next round -- and the promos for next week's......
  • Scrutiny intensifies for private Bryant

    NEWPORT COAST, Calif. - A thick, black tarp drapes the front iron gate of Kobe Bryant's $4.1 million Mediterranean-style home in the exclusive Ocean Ridge area. Three private security vehicles with tinted windows patrol the cul-de-sac and surrounding...
  • Hawks discipline but don't fire GM Danny Ferry over racial remarks

    Atlanta Hawks General Manager Danny Ferry will apparently keep his job despite one of the team's co-owners calling for his ouster shortly after Ferry made racially inflammatory remarks about free-agent prospect Luol Deng during a conference call with team...
  • Ferry apologizes for insensitive Deng comment

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: updates with Deng response, Magic Johnson tweet Ferry apologizes for insensitive Deng comment Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry apologized Tuesday for reading culturally insensitive remarks about Luol Deng in a...
  • Celebrity sports team owners: Where's the value?

    Celebrity sports team owners: Where's the value?
    For the last several weeks, Bills fans have been livin' on a prayer — a prayer that their beloved franchise would remain in Buffalo in the wake of a bidding war for the team after longtime owner Ralph Wilson died in March. Since Wilson's death,...
  • CNN's amusing advice on how to fake being an L.A. local

    CNN's amusing advice on how to fake being an L.A. local
    Here's a teeny-tiny idea, courtesy a slideshow on CNN.com attached to a summertime desperation slideshow story entitled “How to be an L.A. Local – 8 Tips for Faking It.” I suppose it's a compliment that in the city with an unmerited...
  • Letters: Hello, Mr. Ballmer, but a good buy?

    Letters: Hello, Mr. Ballmer, but a good buy?
    Congratulations to Steve Ballmer on making the worst individual purchase in the history of sports. Perhaps he thought the price tag included the arena and the Lakers. Honestly, I think he made the purchase to do what many of us think he will ultimately do...