| Sep 8, 2011
| 12:22 PM
Our county has produced more than its share of athletes who have gone on from high school to excel in college and beyond. Alexandra Mundy has to be on the top of any list that records sports achievement. Alex, a 2006 Glenelg High School graduate and an...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 6:55 PM
Lara Hall's husband, Jay Hood, recently bought her diamonds for her birthday — baseball diamonds, printed on the pages of a vintage scorebook from the 1960s.
The book, an unused Houston Colt .45s scorekeeping manual, cost Hood about $5 on eBay. For...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 6:38 PM
He is Mr. November, and every other month in which Major League Baseball is played.
He has more hits than Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, a higher career batting average than Mickey Mantle and a higher postseason average than Joe DiMaggio.
And it won't be...
| Mar 17, 2012
The new ABC reality TV series "Ball Boys" opens with the motto: "Every great moment in sports leaves something behind."
This network series set in a Baltimore sports memorabilia shop tells the stories of what happens to some of the stuff left behind....
| Mar 24, 2012
| 6:54 AM
If you're a subscriber to the print edition of The Sun, and I hope you are because it gives you the full SchmuckStop experience, the new Sun Magazine should be on your porch right now with the big spread on Brady Anderson.
It looks great and...
| May 10, 2012
| 9:13 AM
The date — Sept. 6, 1995 — had been circled on calendars, not just in Baltimore, but throughout the country. The countdown for the Orioles' Cal Ripken Jr. to break Lou Gehrig's consecutive-games record had gone on for months.
And yet, if I...
| May 9, 2012
| 2:18 PM
Sixty miles east of Babe Ruth's birthplace, in the drowsy town of Sudlersville (population 497), stands a statue of the other great slugger from Maryland's past. But you'll have to stop at the town's only red light, corner of Church and Main, to view...
| May 12, 2012
| 7:41 PM
For the past five decades, Gordon Huggins has enjoyed one of the best views in the house. As an usher for the Baltimore Orioles at Memorial Stadium and Oriole Park at Camden Yards, he has witnessed six World Series,Cal Ripken Jr.'s record-setting 2,...
| May 31, 2012
For the past five decades, Gordon Huggins has enjoyed one of the best views in the house.
As an usher for the Baltimore Orioles at Memorial Stadium and Oriole Park at Camden Yards, he has witnessed six World Series,Cal Ripken Jr.'s record-setting 2,131st...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 11:05 AM
When he and his staff moved back into their offices in the Carroll Building last year after a renovation, Howard County State's Attorney Dario Broccolino noticed how bare the walls were and how lifeless the place seemed.
It had been a while since the...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 5:26 PM
Thinking backon his efforts as an ambassador of baseball, Cal Ripken Jr. recalled howthe teens he worked with in Nicaragua were so excited it was impossible to corral them into groups, while the kids in China were so reserved it was hard to get them out...
| Aug 14, 2008
Here's a look at recent national media coverage of the Ravens:
• ESPN.com's James Walker says Troy Smith has a chance to grab the starting quarterback job after Kyle Boller's struggles in the first preseason game against the New England Patriots:...