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  • On one Baltimore street, two opposing views on Gaza

    On one Baltimore street, two opposing views on Gaza
    Justin Myers stepped out of Penn Station in Baltimore on Wednesday evening to find two groups of protesters chanting, waving flags and blocking traffic. Hundreds of pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian protesters were out to support their respective sides in...
  • Nelson Cruz out of lineup in Sunday's series finale; Delmon Young at cleanup

    Nelson Cruz out of lineup in Sunday's series finale; Delmon Young at cleanup
    Not a lot of news coming out of Buck Showalter’s Sunday morning news conference, though there were some pretty good off-the-record stories about his days playing in the minors. Here’s what you need to know, and I can tell you, heading into...
  • Mikulski, Democrats cut immigrant funding proposal

    Mikulski, Democrats cut immigrant funding proposal
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski will introduce an emergency spending bill on Wednesday to deal with the flow of minors crossing the border that slashes $1 billion from President Barack Obama's original request but that does not include provisions...
  • Ubaldo Jimenez pitches for Triple-A Norfolk, to join Orioles in D.C.

    Ubaldo Jimenez pitches for Triple-A Norfolk, to join Orioles in D.C.
    Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, who has been on the disabled list since July 13 with a right ankle sprain, will join the Orioles in Washington, D.C., on Monday for their makeup game against the Nationals and then fly with the team to Toronto on Tuesday....
  • Cardin, Paul seek voting rights for former felons

    Cardin, Paul seek voting rights for former felons
    WASHINGTON -- Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin teamed up with an unlikely political ally on Tuesday -- Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky -- in pushing for federal legislation to allow millions of Americans with felony convictions to regain their right to vote. Paul, a...
  • How would you do on the naturalization civics test? [Commentary]

    How would you do on the naturalization civics test? [Commentary]
    With a shrill chorus of voices weighing in on the issue of immigration, I thought it would be instructive to step away from the heat long enough to gain some perspective. In order to become a naturalized American citizen, applicants must display their...
  • Spalding golfer Micaa' Thomas named to Sports Illustrated's 'Faces in the Crowd'

    Spalding golfer Micaa' Thomas named to Sports Illustrated's 'Faces in the Crowd'
    Archbishop Spalding golfer Micaa' Thomas will appear in the "Faces in the Crowd" section of Sports Illustrated'sĀ Aug. 11 issue. Thomas, a rising senior who medaled in last season's Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland championships, earned...
  • Are tax dollars paying for anti-alcohol advocacy? [Commentary]

    Are tax dollars paying for anti-alcohol advocacy? [Commentary]
    This month, Maryland banned high-proof liquors like Everclear and other inexpensive tipples. Self-proclaimed public health activists claimed such "high octane" liquors increased the likelihood of binge-drinking and sexual assaults on college campuses....
  • As officials warn of flesh-eating bacteria, local advocates monitor water tests

    As officials warn of flesh-eating bacteria, local advocates monitor water tests
    Five cases of flesh-eating bacteria infections have been found this year in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, prompting local organizations to test waters frequently and warn people of the dangers of water pollution. "We're certainly monitoring...
  • Milos Raonic beats Vasek Pospisil easily in men's final at Citi Open

    Milos Raonic won the first all-Canadian tournament final in Association of Tennis Professionals history, easily beating Vasek Pospisil, 6-1, 6-4, at Washington's Citi Open on Sunday for the men's singles title. It was Raonic's sixth title win; Pospisil...
  • Gary Williams reflects on enshrinement into Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

    Gary Williams reflects on enshrinement into Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The ride from Collingswood, N.J., to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame takes about four hours by car. Fueled by a passion for the game very few possess, a South Jersey gym rat named Gary Williams arrived here in...
  • Nick Markakis' home run, Chris Tillman's pitching lead Orioles to 1-0 win over Mariners

    Nick Markakis' home run, Chris Tillman's pitching lead Orioles to 1-0 win over Mariners
    Perhaps it was fitting that the first leadoff home run in Nick Markakis’ career would stand as the game-winner Sunday in a 1-0 pitchers’ duel victory over the Seattle Mariners at Camden Yards. In his nine years with the Orioles, Markakis has...