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  • Orioles and Rays Opening Day lineups

    Orioles and Rays Opening Day lineups
    Orioles lineup for Tuesday: Nick Markakis RF, Manny Machado 3B, Adam Jones CF, Matt Wieters C, Chris Davis 1B, J.J. Hardy SS, Nolan Reimold LF, Steve Pearce DH, Brian Roberts 2B. Jason Hammel, P. Rays lineup: Desmond Jennings CF, Sam Fuld RF, Ben...
  • The Sun Remembers: Nov. 25-Dec. 2

    The Sun Remembers: Nov. 25-Dec. 2
    Nov. 26, 2000: In a 44-7 victory over the visiting Cleveland Browns, the Ravens (9-4) score more points than they did in all of five games during October. Jamal Lewis rushes for 170 yards, Trent Dilfer passes for two touchdowns and Matt Stover kicks three...
  • Orioles and other teams slow to jump into offseason spending

    Orioles and other teams slow to jump into offseason spending
    Baseball’s winter meetings begin in earnest Monday, and this was supposed to be the year that a lot of the impact signings were made before the sport’s annual powwow. The thought was that changes in compensation for free agents would...
  • Lee MacPhail, former Orioles general manager, dies at 95

    Lee MacPhail, a Hall of Fame baseball executive who served as the Orioles' general manager from 1959 to 1965, died Thursday evening at his home in Delray Beach, Fla. He was 95. Mr. MacPhail, who was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1998, represented the...
  • Brooks Robinson rebounding from health scares, excited for sculpture unveiling

    Brooks Robinson rebounding from health scares, excited for sculpture unveiling
    You see the jerseys every time the Orioles play at Camden Yards, often on boys born 20 years after the man shelved his famous mitt — No. 5. Robinson. The combination of that name and that number will always stir the souls of those who watched...
  • The Sun Remembers: Oct. 7-13

    The Sun Remembers: Oct. 7-13
    Oct. 13, 1996: In the first contest between the Ravens and the team that deserted Baltimore nearly 13 years earlier, Indianapolis prevails, 26-21. Vinny Testaverde throws for three touchdowns for the Ravens, but quarterback Jim Harbaugh leads the Colts to...
  • Ex-Orioles reserve outfielder Dave May dies at 68

    Paul Blair remembers Dave May, who broke into baseball with the Orioles and spent 3-1/2 seasons here, as a skilled outfielder who was in the right place, but at the wrong time. "Unfortunately, when he got here (in 1967), there wasn't any room for him...
  • '79 Orioles recall one of the coldest World Series games

    '79 Orioles recall one of the coldest World Series games
    How cold will it be Saturday night, when the Detroit Tigers and San Francisco Giants meet in the Motor City for Game 3 of the World Series? Forty-three degrees, with temperatures dipping into the upper 30s by game's end, predicts meteorologist Jim...
  • Orioles to hold public ceremony for Earl Weaver on April 20 at 2 p.m.

    Orioles to hold public ceremony for Earl Weaver on April 20 at 2 p.m.
    The Orioles plan to hold a “public celebration of life” for former manager Earl Weaver at Camden Yards on April 20 at 2 p.m., the team announced Tuesday. The Hall of Famer died in January at the age of 82. The event, called “A...
  • Percy Nicholson, owned dry cleaners

    Percy Nicholson, owned dry cleaners
    Percy Nicholson, a retired co-owner of two West Baltimore cleaning establishments where he cared for the clothing of African-American performers who played the fabled Royal Theatre, died Monday of heart failure at Manor Care Falls Road. The Ashburton...
  • Both with winning seasons, Ravens and Orioles offer rare celebration for city fans

    Both with winning seasons, Ravens and Orioles offer rare celebration for city fans
    When the Ravens rolled to their second Super Bowl victory, fending off the San Francisco 49ers in the final seconds of the game, the storylines that defined an improbable season all found happy endings. Ray Lewis carried the Lombardi Trophy into the...
  • Orioles will celebrate Cal Ripken Jr. (and a pennant race) Thursday

    Orioles will celebrate Cal Ripken Jr. (and a pennant race) Thursday
    The Orioles will unveil a bronze sculpture of Cal Ripken Jr. at Camden Yards on Thursday, the 17th anniversary of the day Ripken broke Lou Gehrig's record for consecutive games played. There was probably a time early in the season when fans expected...