| Mar 23, 2014
| 3:58 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter has talked often this spring about the challenge of selecting the club’s Opening Day roster, saying the best 25 players might not necessarily be the right 25 players to start the season.
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:50 PM
STORRS – All-Americans Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley play their final UConn home game Tuesday when the Huskies play St. Joseph's in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
The game has been switched to ESPNU by the cable network. It will...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:07 PM
In the seventh inning of the Dodgers' home opener Friday, Hanley Ramirez was called safe as he tried to steal second base. After a replay review, Ramirez was called out.
Here is what happened in the interim: San Francisco Giants Manager Bruce Bochy...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Gustavo Dudamel has withdrawn from a series of concerts with the New York Philharmonic, citing a severe case of the flu. The conductor was expected to lead concerts featuring Bruckner's Ninth Symphony at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center starting...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Walgreen Co., the nation’s largest drugstore chain, said it will close 76 unprofitable stores around the country in the second half of the fiscal year.
The Deerfield, Ill., company has 8,210 stores nationwide, or 138 more than a year ago. Of...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:52 PM
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman wasn't his sharpest in his final spring tuneup before Opening Day, but he was able to limit the damage to work out of several jams against the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park on...
| Mar 28, 2014
Baltimore Washington Medical Center will begin its freedom from smoking class with sessions beginning April 7. Participants will learn about the barriers to smoking cessation, health benefits of choosing a smoke free lifestyle, nicotine-...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:24 PM
It's a wild morning, pouring rain. At high tide the southwest swell is rolling under the Newport Pier and washing through the dory market, carving out big chunks of beach with each wave.
Someone suggests moving the paddle-out to the bay. We confer ...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Citing a recently identified uptick in potentially deadly meningococcal disease, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health recommended Wednesday that men who have sex with men get a meningitis vaccination.
All men who have sex with men, whether...
| Apr 3, 2014
Re "A renegade keeps her faith," Column, March 29
What a wonderful way to end Women's History Month. Sandy Banks' column on Sister Judy Vaughan was a tribute to her and to all the nuns who preceded her.
In the early days of our country, these...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 3:14 PM
It’s a flu virus so deadly that scientists once halted research on the disease because governments feared it might be used by terrorists to stage a biological attack.
Yet despite the fact that the H5N1 avian influenza has killed 60% of the 650...