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  • Orioles select Virginia right-hander Branden Kline with second-round pick

    Orioles select Virginia right-hander Branden Kline with second-round pick
    A few hours after taking LSU right-hander Kevin Gausman with the fourth overall pick of this year's MLB Draft, the Orioles selected another college arm with their second choice. The Orioles selected University of Virginia junior right-hander Branden...
  • Paper trail helped tell story of Maryland cannibalism suspect

    Paper trail helped tell story of Maryland cannibalism suspect
    Any time a high-profile crime is committed, reporters want to start digging into the background of the suspect. It can not only reveal new insight into that individual but potentially expose failures in the system, which can serve as a guide for...
  • ESPN's Strange likes Hunter Mahan's chances of breakthrough victory at U.S. Open

    First-time major champions are the rule in golf these days. The last three U.S. Opens, British Opens and PGAs, and last two Masters have welcomed new members to the club. Curtis Strange suspects more of the same to transpire at this week'sU.S. Open,...
  • 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-...
  • Sovereign turning it on for Penn State

    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Alyssa Sovereign (Crescenta Valley High, 2010) sophomore, Penn State softball: After getting out to a bit of a slow start, the Crescenta Valley High product has come on strong as of...
  • New books on baseball

    New books on baseball
    Are you a baseball fan or a football fan? Every year the sports media spend a lot of time and energy arguing about whether most Americans are one or the other. I think it's a silly argument for two reasons. First, it should obvious that most sports fans...
  • ‘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...
  • Baseball: City-Southern Section all-star game is Saturday

     
    A City-Southern Section all-star baseball game is set for Saturday at 6 p.m. at Birmingham High, with the Louisville Slugger home-run derby starting at 4 p.m. Coaching the City squad are Scott Osder of Woodland Hills Taft and Bob Ramirez......
  • Gators pitcher Karsten Whitson named Freshman All-American

     
    Karsten Whitson said his freshman season has been tough, but you wouldn't know it looking at his stats. The right-handed pitcher from Chipley in undefeated going into this weekend's NCAA Super Regional series vs. Mississippi State. On Wednesday, Whitson...
  • Karsten Whitson picks up another All-American honor

     
    Florida's Karsten Whitson was named a first-team Freshman All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association on Monday after posting an unbeaten record through the Super Regional. It was the second All-American honor for the right-...