| Jul 13, 2014
| 3:55 PM
With only Sunday’s game against the New York Yankees remaining before the All-Star break, the Orioles are guaranteed to begin the second half of the season atop the American League East division.
But Orioles manager Buck Showalter insists there is...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 9:13 AM
Ravens starting cornerback Jimmy Smith was arrested and charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct Saturday night after an incident at The Greene Turtle in Towson, according to Baltimore County police.
Police said Smith, 25, was cited for failure to...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:21 AM
Shout out to the Orioles' grounds crew, which had a strong tarp pull on national television last night. That's a tough job, and they performed it admirably. For more shouts from yesterday, here's the Coffee Companion, where we recap the previous day's...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:44 AM
First things first, Wednesday night's IronBirds game, which is the last one I attended before writing this column, was one of the quickest I have ever covered. I've documented my strong bias toward well-pitched, low-scoring games many times in this...
| Jul 9, 2014
WEDNESDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS
|| Formula 1 || British Grand Prix (T) || CSN7 ||
|| MLB || Orioles@Washington (T) || MASN9 a.m. ||
|| Orioles@Washington (T) || MASN12:30 ||
|| Dodgers@Detroit || MLB1 ||
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:59 AM
Some of you blessed readers tried to make me feel bad yesterday about a particularly hot take, but nothing can make me feel as bad as the Brazilians feel, so I am all set. This is the Coffee Companion, where we recap the previous day's local sports...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Since a memorial service at a sweltering, standing-room only Cole Field House was held a few days after Len Bias' death in June 1986, there has been little official connection between the former basketball All-American and the University of Maryland....
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Ray Lewis was always viewed as something of a messianic figure here in Baltimore.
Tonight, we can watch him try to expand his influence to the African nation of Tanzania, where he and a group of NFL stars were filmed for the Oprah Winfrey Network show...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 10:24 AM
In this week's recruiting roundup, the summer basketball scene starts to heat up as a guard's recruitment winds down.
-- Class of 2015 quarterback target Kai Locksley, son of Mike, will visit Florida State on Tuesday and Texas next...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:57 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: Mexico had its CONCACAF thunder stolen from it after 89 strong minutes, but Costa Rica held the confederation's banner proudly and is into the final eight.
What’s on tap: France vs. Nigeria, noon, ESPN; Germany vs....
| Jun 29, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Annapolis is preparing for Independence Day festivities for next week that will include a parade and a free fireworks show.
The parade steps off at 6:30 p.m., beginning at Amos Garrett Boulevard and traveling down West Street and Main Street to City...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:56 AM
My apologies to everyone at the Orioles game last night — the weather was basically because I was in Frederick. However, since it was a minor league game, and not a close one at that, they ended the game at the first sight of bad weather and I was...