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  • Former Orioles recall favorite memories of Paul Blair

    Former Orioles recall favorite memories of Paul Blair
    Few players could maneuver their way around center field at old Memorial Stadium like former Orioles outfielder Paul Blair. The eight Gold Gloves that Blair — who died on Thursday at the age of 69 — won during his time with the great Orioles...
  • Temperatures surge into 90s, with heat index near 100

    Temperatures surge into 90s, with heat index near 100
    Temperatures surged into the 90s, with high humidity making it feel like 100 degrees and above, for a second consecutive day in the Baltimore area Wednesday. Temperatures were forecast to reach 96 degrees in downtown Baltimore, with dew points in the...
  • Heat prompts school closings, energy savings, but sharp swing to fall weather awaits

    Heat prompts school closings, energy savings, but sharp swing to fall weather awaits
    A burst of heat and humidity prompted early school closings and electricity-saving measures across the region Wednesday, but a snap back to fall-like weather lies ahead Friday and through the weekend. Temperatures surged to highs of 95 degrees at...
  • The Sun Remembers: Sept. 15-21

    The Sun Remembers: Sept. 15-21
    Sept. 21, 2008: In the final game played at 85-year-old Yankee Stadium, the last-place Orioles lose, 7-3, to New York before an announced crowd of 54,610. After Brian Roberts grounds out to end the game, several Orioles run onto the field and grab...
  • Family, friends and fans remember Paul Blair, 'an Orioles classic'

    Family, friends and fans remember Paul Blair, 'an Orioles classic'
    Weeks before he unexpectedly collapsed and died at a Pikesville bowling alley on Dec. 26, former Orioles great Paul Blair spent Thanksgiving with his mother in Southern California. During that time, Blair, according to his niece Anjanette Preston,...
  • Dr. William R. Bell, Hopkins hematologist

    Dr. William R. Bell, Hopkins hematologist
    Dr. William R. Bell, an internationally known Johns Hopkins hematologist who conducted research into bleeding and clotting disorders, died Oct. 4 of complications from a blood clot at his Roland Park home. He was 78. "Bill was one of the premier...
  • Catching Up With . . . Baltimore native and former Pittsburgh Steeler Mike Collier

    Catching Up With . . . Baltimore native and former Pittsburgh Steeler Mike Collier
    Stop by the Martin's Food Store in Hagerstown and you'll find him at his post. Mike Collier is a night manager, his job for 18 years. It's the perfect role for the former Pittsburgh Steelers running back. He's used to bringing home the bacon. Collier,...
  • City defeats Mervo 20-14 in overtime to give George Petrides his 250th win

    City defeats Mervo 20-14 in overtime to give George Petrides his 250th win
    George Petrides doesn’t remember the first varsity football game he coached at City College in 1975. Years from now, however, he’ll probably still remember his 387th. Not only did the No. 14 Knights overcome a 14-point deficit to beat Mervo,...
  • The Sun Remembers: Oct. 20-26

    The Sun Remembers: Oct. 20-26
    Oct. 20, 2002: On the game's last play, rookie safety Will Demps intercepts a Jacksonville pass on the Ravens 1-yard line to save Baltimore's 17-10 victory over the visiting Jaguars. Oct. 22, 1982: In the first night high school football game ever...
  • Gerald 'Gerry' Kelly, 63, Evening Sun sportswriter

    Gerald 'Gerry' Kelly, 63, Evening Sun sportswriter
    Gerald "Gerry" Kelly, a onetime soccer writer for The Evening Sun who went on to become a much-loved bartender at a handful of area bars, most notably Jerry D's on Harford Road, died of heart failure Oct. 13 at his home in Parkville. He was 63. "Gerry...
  • Catching Up With ... Don Buford

    Catching Up With ... Don Buford
    His manager, Earl Weaver, called him "the best leadoff man in the game," and who's to argue? In five years with the Orioles, Don Buford batted .270, ran the bases with ferocity and helped the club reach three World Series. It's no coincidence that,...
  • Since implementation, Annapolis speed cameras issue nearly 9,000 tickets

    Since implementation, Annapolis speed cameras issue nearly 9,000 tickets
    For months, speed cameras have quietly been clicking away in Annapolis, recording speeders and sending them $40 fines. Between the launch of the program in April 2013 and Wednesday, the cameras have generated 8,981 tickets that will net $242,487 for the...