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Once a job seeker in hotel lobby, Orioles' Sig Mejdal sees his rise and role come into focus at winter meetings

The Orioles' corridor of rooms in the league hotel at this week's baseball winter meetings weren't exactly penthouse-level heights, yet the fact that Sig Mejdal stood in the team's suite with the title of assistant general manager is just one way to describe the lofty status he's climbed to since...

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Orioles minor league affiliates poised to benefit from club's rebuilding efforts

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Maryland's Jalen Smith goes from season low to season high in rout of Loyola Maryland

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Schmuck: Maryland gives itself a do-over after deciding not to promote Mike Locksley last time

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Reservoir girls basketball makes statement with 58-51 win over Long Reach
 

Reservoir girls basketball makes statement with 58-51 win over Long Reach

Holding off a spirited Long Reach comeback in the second half, Reservoir finally got the signature victory it’s long been searching for on Wednesday. Senior Emily Dorn filled the stat sheet with 28 points, 15 rebounds, 6 assists and 6 blocks, while sophomore Abby Bailey added a double-double (10...

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  • NBA: Kyrie Irving helps Celtics defeat Wizards 130-125 in overtime

    NBA: Kyrie Irving helps Celtics defeat Wizards 130-125 in overtime

    Kyrie Irving scored Boston's last 12 points, including back-to-back 3-pointers in the final 40 seconds of overtime to outduel John Wall in a point-guard showdown, and the Celtics extended their winning streak to seven games with a 130-125 victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night. ...

  • Knicks late blunder extremely costly in loss to Cavs

    Knicks late blunder extremely costly in loss to Cavs

    CLEVELAND — The Knicks rally came up short. Jordan Clarkson scored 28 points and a basket by Rodney Hood in the fourth quarter gave Cleveland a late lead as the Cavaliers defeated the Knicks 113-106 on Wednesday — all after squandering a 22-point lead. Hood put the Cavaliers in front 107-106 with...

  • Heat lost from the start in 111-84 defeat in Utah

    Heat lost from the start in 111-84 defeat in Utah

    The Miami Heat tempted fate again. This time they got burned. Badly. After rallying from a 19-point first-quarter deficit the previous time the teams met, the Heat this time fell behind by 25 in the opening period Wednesday night against the Utah Jazz at Vivint Smart Home Arena and it got even...

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Digest (Dec. 12): Coppin State men's basketball team falls to 0-12

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  • Former Galaxy coach Sigi Schmid hospitalized

    Former Galaxy coach Sigi Schmid hospitalized

    Former Galaxy coach Sigi Schmid, the winningest coach in MLS history, was in intensive care at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center on Monday, confirmed the hospital, which refused to release any other information. Schmid, 65, has battled both weight and heart issues in recent years, and his health...

  • Violence-marred South American soccer club saga ends with River Plate victory in Madrid

    Violence-marred South American soccer club saga ends with River Plate victory in Madrid

    One of the most anticipated matches in South American soccer finally came to a conclusion in Madrid on Sunday, with River Plate celebrating victory over fierce Argentine rival Boca Juniors in the twice-suspended final of the Copa Libertadores. Nearly a month after the first leg was played in Argentina,...

  • US draws Sweden again for 2019 Women's World Cup

    U.S. national coach Jill Ellis was asked before the Women's World Cup draw whether she thought her team would be grouped with Sweden for the fifth straight time. "Oh, we will," Ellis laughed, recalling her reply. Turned out she was right. The defending champion Americans were grouped — again —...

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Ride Free: Mayor of the B&A trail, Tom Caraker, dies at 84
 

Ride Free: Mayor of the B&A trail, Tom Caraker, dies at 84

The Baltimore & Annapolis Trail has lost its mayor. Thomas H. Caraker III, 84, died on Sunday. Caraker had been fighting pancreatic cancer since February. Caraker had a few nicknames. He was Crackerbox Tom, Tomboy or Trailblazer Tom to some, but the nickname he lived up to most was “Mayor of the...

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