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  • Ed-die deserves second shot from O's fans

    This weekend he's in town to participate in the Winterfest for Literacy, a baseball autograph and memorabilia show to benefit the Ripken Learning Center. Next week an exhibit he underwrote for $20,000 opens at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Eddie Murray...
  • Thompson makes the call on 'once in a lifetime experience'

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Performance, longevity and a voice smoother than the consistency of maple syrup, dripping with the rich resonance that has always been his, has brought Chuck Thompson to a cherished and satisfying career achievement -- enshrinement in...
  • Cal Ripken Jr. touches home with victory

    Cal Ripken Jr. touches home with victory
    It was a victory lap for the ages. Rafael Palmeiro and Bobby Bonilla pushed Cal Ripken out of the Orioles' dugout, and off the game's all-time Iron Man went. Down the right-field line, shaking hands with fans in the front row. Into the outfield, greeting...
  • Baseball's Back -- Take A Swing At These

    As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball's return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta Manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that the orthodontist said my...
  • Black History Month 2013 TV schedule

     
    Here are some of the notable new and returning TV specials, documentaries and movies airing in celebration of Black History Month 2013. All times are Eastern. Programming is subject to change; check back regularly for additions and updates. American...
  • Week 5 High School Football Picks: Where's Amy Adams when I need her?

     
    I don't go to the movies much anymore. Too expensive, especially since I have to have snacks. Too time-consuming, and at least half the time I fall asleep. Plus, I have HBO and Showtime and figure I can wait to see them in my own living room albeit six or...
  • Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden: East Meets West theme of holiday light show through Jan. 7

    Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden: East Meets West theme of holiday light show through Jan. 7
    Eastern plants and culture are highlighted at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s holiday light show “Dominion GardenFest of Lights” now through Jan. 7. This holiday tradition features 500,000 lights, hand-crafted botanicals, model...
  • Detroit's Miguel Cabrera Claims 1st Triple Crown Since 1967

    Detroit's Miguel Cabrera Claims 1st Triple Crown Since 1967
    Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera Wednesday night became baseball's first triple crown winner in 45 years, leading the American League in batting average, home runs and runs batted in. Cabrera locked up the home run and RBI titles early in...
  • Derek Jeter Is Still Playing The Game The Right Way

    Derek Jeter Is Still Playing The Game The Right Way
    Once upon a time in baseball, it was easy to enjoy greatness. Today, in the shadow of performance-enhancing drugs (known as PEDs), enjoying the players who stack up awe-inspiring numbers just ain't easy. Players, rightly or wrongly, are under the...
  • George Steinbrenner, Steve Garvey on Hall of Fame veterans committee ballot

     
    Which of these candidates should be elected to the baseball Hall of Fame?online surveys Former New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner will be on the Hall of Fame veterans committee ballot next month, the Hall of Fame announced Monday. Steinbrenner.......
  • Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven elected to baseball Hall of Fame

     
    Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven were chosen to the baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, in an election in which voters again rejected candidates closely identified with baseball's steroid era. Alomar got 523 votes and Blyleven 463, with 436 of......
  • Frank Robinson: 'I feel fine'

     
    Frank Robinson returned to the baseball owners' meetings Thursday afternoon after a few hours at a nearby hospital. "I feel fine," he said, smiling broadly. Robinson, 75, a Hall of Fame outfielder who now works as a senior vice president......