Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis has a black bat with a pink label circle that he was hoping to use Sunday as part of MLB's breast cancer awareness initiative -- and as a tribute to his mother, Mary Lou, a breast cancer survivor.
Facing a year of continued financial trouble that started with a national controversy over dropping monetary support for Planned Parenthood, Komen Maryland told its donors Friday the organization was $1 million short of reaching its fundraising goal.
Annapolis firefighters collecting donations for Susan G. Komen foundation refuses to fill out one-page application for a solicitor's license, even though Mayor Joshua Cohen offered to waive the $35 license fee.
As breast cancer group Komen Maryland quickly approaches the day of its biggest fundraising event, it is facing steep declines in registration and donations that the organization blames on a weak economy and tightening of purse strings.
Deborah Gibson, a cancer survivor who was diagnosed with "early stage" breast cancer six years ago, will return for this year's event, renamed "Clays against Cancer," and held Oct. 6-7 at Loch Raven Skeet and Trap Center.
A beautiful day at Pimlico will allow Black-Eyed Susan Day to go on with seemingly no problems and a fast track. All 13 races will take place between noon and 5:51 p.m., capped with the Pimlico Special, which has been run just one time since 2007.