How will these Orioles be remembered? After three playoff appearances in five seasons, perhaps all that's left for this group of Orioles to accomplish is win a World Series before core might take on different look.
As best I can tell, Carroll County is a collection of Ravens, Redskins and Steelers fans. Beyond being the biggest football game of the year and for the commercials, it's going to be hard for any of these fan bases to get amped for tonight's 51st big game. To help you decide who to root for (the correct answer is Atlanta, by the way) I've decided to put together this guide of interesting facts about the teams that might be relevant to our local fan bases.
Maryland women's basketball seniors Brionna Jones (Aberdeen) and Shatori Walker-Kimbrough will have their jerseys honored in the rafters of Xfinity Center immediately after their Senior Day game against Minnesota on Feb. 26.
The Orioles' annual January minicamp, which will be held this week for the fourth straight year at the Ed Smith Stadium complex in Sarasota, Fla., essentially gives the club's major league staff a head start on spring training.
Will the game remember Zach Britton for the 47 saves in 47 chances, the 0.54 ERA in 67 innings over 69 games, or his exclusion from the top three vote-getters for the American League Cy Young Award and the immediate — maybe long-term — shift in relief pitching philosophy that was the defining storyline of the playoffs after Showalter didn't use him?