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  • Buck Showalter talks about potential call-ups when rosters expand next week

    Buck Showalter talks about potential call-ups when rosters expand next week
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter said the club nearly has decided which players will be promoted once rosters expand Monday. The Orioles undoubtedly will recall right-hander Ryan Webb from Triple-A Norfolk, as well as Steve Clevenger as the third catcher....
  • Farmers win long-term lease to stay at former Naval Academy dairy farm in Gambrills

    Farmers win long-term lease to stay at former Naval Academy dairy farm in Gambrills
    The operators of the former Naval Academy dairy farm in Gambrills, who sparked debate earlier this year when they announced plans to cut back organic farming practices there, will get to stay on the property another five years, Anne Arundel County...
  • Geno Auriemma: Breanna Stewart Able To Compete With World's Best

     Geno Auriemma: Breanna Stewart Able To Compete With World's Best
    Winning another world championship in women's basketball will have to be done in the usual fashion. While Geno Auriemma's USA players have been competing for various WNBA teams, the rest of the world's teams have been practicing together. This is...
  • Frequent coastal flooding spells disaster for some towns

    Frequent coastal flooding spells disaster for some towns
    WALLOPS ISLAND. Va. — Missions flown from the NASA base here have documented some of the most dramatic evidence of a warming planet over the past 20 years: the melting of polar ice, a force contributing to a global rise in ocean levels. The...
  • PASSINGS: Ed Sprinkle, Brenda Marsh-Mitchell

    Ed Sprinkle Defensive end for Chicago Bears in '40s and '50s Ed Sprinkle, 90, a star defensive end for the Chicago Bears in the 1940s and `50s who was called the "meanest man" in football, died July 28 in the Chicago suburb of Palos Heights, his...
  • Under Armour surpasses Adidas to become No. 2 sports brand

    Under Armour surpasses Adidas to become No. 2 sports brand
    Under Armour has overtaken Adidas this year in combined apparel and footwear sales to become the second biggest sports brand in the United States. Baltimore-based Under Armour had U.S. apparel and footwear sales of $1.2 billion through the end of...
  • National Team Feeds Off Experience At Naval Academy

    NEWARK, Del. — Last Tuesday, the 17 players with the U.S. women's national team had lunch at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., the site of their three-day training camp that ended Wednesday. They were not alone. They sat among 4,000 midshipmen...
  • Navy pilot from Lake Arrowhead presumed dead in jet crash

    A Navy fighter pilot presumed dead after two jets crashed Friday over the Pacific Ocean was identified Sunday as Lt. Nathan Poloski of Lake Arrowhead. Poloski, 26, was involved in the apparent collision of two F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets from the...
  • Astronaut recalls 9/11 attacks, whose aftermath he saw from space

    Astronaut recalls 9/11 attacks, whose aftermath he saw from space
    Astronaut Frank Culbertson was the sole American in outer space at the time of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. He was aboard the International Space Station and had no access to TV or information about what was happening other than what NASA told...
  • Navy official in Chicago to mark 9/11 anniversary

    Navy official in Chicago to mark 9/11 anniversary
    Three-star Navy admiral to speak in Chicago on anniversary of 9/11 Thirteen years have passed since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but as the president’s address Wednesday night made clear, the United States remains a country at war.   That’s...
  • Former Bear Ed Sprinkle, 1923-2014, was standout defensive player

     Former Bear Ed Sprinkle, 1923-2014, was standout defensive player
    Ed Sprinkle, a standout defensive end for the Chicago Bears in the 1940s and 1950s, was nicknamed "The Claw" and known for his rough style of play, once acknowledging in a book about the team's rivalry with the Green Bay Packers that "if you got a...