| Aug 21, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Chris Davis, who is on a regional cover of Sports Illustrated this week, had a little fun today talking about the achievement, what it means and the SI jinx – he actually, jokingly, threatened bodily harm for bringing it up.
| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:33 PM
With the announcement he will be on a regional cover of Sports Illustrated this week, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis joined some elite company. Former Orioles including Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson and Cal Ripken Jr. have graced the cover of the...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:58 PM
It doesn’t look like the Sports Illustrated cover jinx will take hold in Baltimore — at least not yet.
With a swing on the first pitch he saw leading off the fifth inning Wednesday night against the Rays, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:14 AM
If you're a Major League Baseball fan, you probably think you're dreaming right about now. And you don't want to ever wake up.
To the north, the Baltimore Orioles have clinched an unforeseen, almost unimaginable playoff spot after 14 straight losing...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 2:12 PM
The path from Baltimore to the National Basketball Association is dotted with big names and busts, with perennial All-Stars like Carmelo Anthony, heartwarming reclamation projects like Gary Neal and whatever-happened-to former first-round draft picks like...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:57 PM
O.J. Brigance and Steve Gleason are brothers in arms in the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Both are retired NFL players who are battling the debilitating motor neuron and muscle disease that has no known cure and is commonly referred to as...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 10:17 AM
Is Laurel at the center of the Major League Baseball universe? That may be a stretch, but then again it was also far-fetched at the beginning of the season that the Baltimore Orioles would have a winning record, let alone make the playoffs for the first...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 12:06 PM
The recruiting battle for the Harrison twins that ended with Maryland losing out to Kentucky made me think about Lefty Driesell and some of the tales he has told over the years about going after the likes of Tom McMillen, Moses Malone and Albert King....
| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Contemporary pop culture bombards us with images and associations. You'll get a sense of that sensory overload in Rex R. Stevens' exhibit "Spellbound" in Howard Community College's Rouse Company Foundation Gallery.
His photo-derived digital prints are...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 4:46 PM
The University of Maryland did it in July 2012 and now Towson University is following suit. The Maryland athletic program dropped seven sports and now the athletic director at Towson, Mike Waddell, is recommending for baseball and mens soccer to be cut as...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
seven -- the number of Orioles hitters who struck out 100 or more times in 2012, the most in baseball history.
The Orioles swung for the...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 3:07 PM
It has been 45 years since she first ran onto the field at Memorial Stadium, an 11-year-old blonde with a big smile and a straw broom that would win her fame. There, during the fifth-inning break in Orioles games, Linda Warehime would sweep off the bases,...