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  • Former Orioles closer Chris Ray finds new career as owner of craft brewery

    Former Orioles closer Chris Ray finds new career as owner of craft brewery
    The end greets so many ballplayers like a concrete wall — faceless and unforgiving. Take away the 97-mph fastball or the 400-foot home runs and daily fulfillment no longer seems so easily attainable. Chris Ray, though, he had beer. Don't worry....
  • Nick Markakis doesn't use pink-labeled bat vs. Twins

    Nick Markakis doesn't use pink-labeled bat vs. Twins
    Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis, whose mother is a breast cancer survivor, decided not to use his specially made MaxBat black bat with a pink label Sunday. Players on the Orioles and Twins used various pink apparel and equipment on Mother’s...
  • Nick Markakis told he won't be allowed to use his pink-label bat on Mother's Day

    Nick Markakis told he won't be allowed to use his pink-label bat on Mother's Day
    MINNEAPOLIS — An annual Major League Baseball undertaking to provide exposure and money to cancer-awareness charities became embroiled in a bit of a controversy Friday, with an Oriole being one of the players inadvertently involved. On Sunday, as...
  • Official Rules - Randy Hundley Fantasy Baseball Camp contest

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The “Randy Hundley Fantasy Baseball Camp” contest (“Sweepstakes”) starts at 9:00 a.m. CT on Monday, November 19, 2012 and ends at 9 a.m....
  • Best baseball road trip: Louisville to Cooperstown

    Best baseball road trip: Louisville to Cooperstown
    America is full of baseball pilgrimages and road trips. Fenway Park in Boston turns 100 this year. Wrigleyville, the neighborhood around Wrigley Field in Chicago is the best baseball neighborhood in the country. California has five major league teams to...
  • 10 great factory tours worth the trip

    10 great factory tours worth the trip
    Who says America doesn't make stuff anymore? From cars to coffee, hot sauce to jumbo jets, we've got ten great places to see how the proverbial sausage is made. —Ford Rouge Factory, Dearborn, Mich. One of the most important sites in the history of...
  • Doris Sams dies at 85; star in women's baseball league

    Doris Sams dies at 85; star in women's baseball league
    She was one of the few women to pitch a perfect professional baseball game, a 1947 achievement that she downplayed decades later by saying: "I just got lucky." Baseball records present a less-humble account of the career of Doris Sams. She was an all-...
  • The new old Louisville starts to hum

    The new old Louisville starts to hum
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — First came the art galleries. Then the boutiques. Then the food and drink (craft and farm-to-table, thank you very much). Then the — record store and trendy barbershop? Yes, yes, yes and yes, and that equation, spread across...
  • UCF sophomore D.J. Hicks earns national, conference awards for strong performance at the plate

     
    UCF sophomore D.J. Hicks earns national, conference awards for strong performance at the plate...
  • ‘Nurse Jackie’ recap: It works when you work it

     
    I don’t think a truer line has ever been spoken on "Nurse Jackie." "It works when you work it." In the episode, it’s said about Recovery. The program works if you work it. The same thing goes for Jackie’s life.......
  • UF catcher Mike Zunino receives All-American honors

     
    Florida catcher Mike Zunino was named a second-team Louisville Slugger All-American by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper on Thursday, becoming the first Gator to earn the honor since Matt LaPorta in 2007. The sophomore is the first UF catcher to be named an...