| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:10 PM
When the Orioles take the field Monday, one of the least visible but most beloved members will be missing from the team.
Monica Pence Barlow, the public relations director, had been there through 14 seasons — in the press box, in the locker room,...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Even though the Orioles have made plans to honor late public relations director Monica Barlow as part of a pregame ceremony on Opening Day, players would like to have another way to remember Barlow on the field throughout the season.
| Mar 26, 2014
| 1:10 PM
On Wednesday, the Orioles announced their plans for Opening Day, which include the traditional pregame introductions as players and coaches run down the orange carpet.
The team encourages fans to take their seats by 2:30 p.m., when the festivities are...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Willard Hackerman collected maps and antique cars. Tom Clancy vacationed in Martha's Vineyard and drove a Cadillac. Art Donovan ran a Towson country club.
The wills of Maryland's most affluent shed light on their wealth and, many times, their hobbies....
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The list of Hollywood franchises based on videogames pretty much begins and ends with Screen Gems' "Resident Evil" series. But if Electronic Arts has its way, its Aaron Paul-starrer "Need for Speed," which throttles into theaters March 14, not only will...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:06 PM
There were squads of FBI agents watching Steven Mandell around the clock in the days before he allegedly intended to kidnap and murder a suburban businessman.
Working in eight-hour shifts, surveillance teams staked out Mandell’s home in Buffalo...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The parrot wasn't talking.
"I'm teaching her to say, 'I miss Mace,''' said Mace Neufeld, who at 85 reckons the bird, whose name is Margie, will outlast him.
With no words of affection forthcoming, Neufeld, a New Yorker who landed in Beverly Hills back...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Found-footage movies have had a mixed record lately, with the horror genre particularly taking its lumps.
Can a movie with that conceit and a time-travel premise break the streak?
We were all set to find out in a few weeks, on Feb. 28, exactly, with...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 9:48 AM
"I, Frankenstein," the only new wide-release movie in theaters over the weekend, posted less-than-monstrous results that failed to instill any fear in holdovers "Ride Along" and "Lone Survivor."
The 3D horror-action hybrid, starring a muscular Aaron...
| Jan 24, 2014
As the impact of the Internet and digital technology continues to treat publishing like an Etch-a-Sketch, seemingly redrawing its rules and parameters every other week, it's hard to know who is "winning" and who is "losing."
According to Colin Robinson,...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Author Tom Clancy created CIA agent Jack Ryan as the hero of several novels that became major films. The Ryan character has been played by Alec Baldwin in "The Hunt for Red October," Harrison Ford in "Patriot Games" and Ben Affleck in "The Sum of All...