| Jun 29, 2012
| 2:16 PM
The Bowie Baysox are trying to put some romance in the air at Prince George's Stadium.
The Orioles' Double-A affiliate is holding a "Date Night at the Diamond" promotion July 6. And if you don't have a special someone to take along to watch the likes...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 9:38 AM
Once Virgin Fest left Pimlico Race Course for Merriweather Post Pavilion in 2009, Baltimore — no stranger to niche music festivals — was left without an all-day, major-headliner event. The wait is over: Alt-rock heroes Weezer will headline the...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 10:15 AM
Expect the Capitals, who trail the Lightning by five points in the Southeast Division, to be players before the NHL's trade deadline on Feb. 28. As it's currently constituted, this team doesn't appear to be capable of going on a deep playoff run (though...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 1:43 PM
July 9, 1997: Roland "Bud" Slimmer Jr. of Lutherville lays the first of 1.2 million bricks for the Ravens' new stadium at Camden Yards. "This is all becoming a routine," said Slimmer, a 68-year-old mason who had helped construct Memorial Stadium, which...
| May 15, 2012
| 9:09 AM
This is a tale about Baltimore beer barons, the owner of the Washington Senators, a silver bullet, and how the Orioles got to Baltimore. Now, with the O's generating a buzz as they fight for first place in the American League East and prepare to meet...
| May 24, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Since the weekend, Las Vegas has served as a sort of glitzy Maryland West -- with government and business leaders from the state attending the Global Retail Real Estate Convention in droves.
With galas and events at casinos, the annual four-day...
| May 28, 2012
| 2:43 PM
May 30, 1982: In an inauspicious start to a historic streak, 21-year-old Cal Ripken Jr. bats eighth and goes hitless in the Orioles' 6-0 loss to the last-place Toronto Blue Jays. An announced Memorial Stadium crowd of 21,632 sees the start of Ripken's...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 2:32 PM
June 7, 1998: A tearful Eddie Murray thanks the Orioles and the city during a ceremony to retire the Hall of Famer’s jersey, No. 33, before a sellout crowd at Camden Yards. “Oh, gosh. All I can say is, I love you,” Murray tells fans...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 6:12 PM
The problem with talent like Manny Machado's is it's hard to accept that it can sometimes fail. And baseball is a game of failure.
Machado, recently ranked the ninth-best prospect in the minors by Baseball America, represented the Orioles on Sunday...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 9:41 AM
It's Major League All-Star Week, so I thought I would take the opportunity to reminisce about the only All-Star Game I personally attended. It occurred 50 years ago this week on July 10, 1962, at what was then known as D.C. Stadium in Washington.
| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:07 PM
Friends, family, fans and colleagues said a public farewell to WBAL radio show host Ron Smith Tuesday at Goucher College. And it was as powerful and moving in some respects as the way Smith, who died in December at age 70, lived his final weeks and months...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 7:50 PM
Talk baseball with Washington native David Paulson for a few minutes, and his obsessive lifelong fandom pours out in facts, figures and lore.
He recalls how he loved the most obscure of Washington Senators players, like outfielder Stan Spence. How he...