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Babe Ruth

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  • Remarkable Woman: Patti Vasquez

    Remarkable Woman: Patti Vasquez
    Getting paid to be funny is great work if you can get it. And comedian Patti Vasquez knows she's fortunate to be busy. "I'm in Iowa next week and then South Carolina after that," Vasquez said recently. "I mean, it took us two weeks just to coordinate...
  • John J. Byrne dies at 80; insurance exec turned Geico around

    John J. Byrne, whose turnaround of auto insurer Geico Corp. led billionaire Warren Buffett to buy the company and call him "the Babe Ruth of insurance," died March 7 at his home in Etna, N.H., according to Robert E. Snyder, a family spokesman. He was 80...
  • Q&A with Kevin Nash, former WWE star wrestling in Hagerstown on Friday

    Q&A with Kevin Nash, former WWE star wrestling in Hagerstown on Friday
    Kevin Nash is wrestling at the Big Time Wrestling show at the Maryland Theater in Hagerstown on Friday night. We were able to talk to him about what he's been doing since last being on WWE television, and as well as his memories of Wrestlemania over the...
  • One more vote for Marvin Miller for the Hall of Fame

    One more vote for Marvin Miller for the Hall of Fame
    Since the news broke that baseball union pioneer Marvin Miller passed away this week, there has been a growing media chorus advocating his induction in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. It certainly is long overdue. Miller changed baseball for the...
  • Hansen: Fires and drunk cartoonists, Laguna's colorful past

    Perhaps for some romantic reason, people adore and trust buildings. We store skeletons in their closets. We honor closed doors. We never ask the walls to talk. But eventually, for history's sake, these sacred rules are broken. Every building has a...
  • Bringing purple passion to a cause

    Bringing purple passion to a cause
    There are Ravens fans, there are passionate Ravens fans, and then there is Cindy Pierce. "I go by the fan name of Purple Dame," said Pierce, who lives in Severn and said she's missed just one home game in the past 13 years. When she cheers on her team,...
  • The Sun Remembers: March 31-April 6

    The Sun Remembers: March 31-April 6
    April 4, 2006: Maryland wins its first NCAA women's basketball championship, 78-75 over Duke. Down by 13 points in the second half, the Terps (34-4) rally as freshman Kristi Toliver hits a 3-point basket with six seconds left in regulation to send the...
  • A hodad's tale: 20 years at Hawaii's famed Pipeline surf contest

    A hodad's tale: 20 years at Hawaii's famed Pipeline surf contest
    My name is Gary Warner and I am a hodad. For those who aren't familiar with archaic surfer slanger, a hodad originally was the kind of Southern California guy who greased his hair and wore white T-shirts and cared more about working on his hotrods than...
  • Delayed? Get creative

    Delayed? Get creative
    As any seasoned traveler knows — that's you, Mr. and Mrs. Business Traveler — the second-most maddening word at an airport, right after "canceled," is "delayed." We've all been there: stuck for hours at the gate (or worse, on the tarmac)...
  • Power rankings: No. 3 Rangers

    Power rankings: No. 3 Rangers
    No. 3 Rangers: 28th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Yankees. One pitch away from a World Series parade in October. Tens of thousands to go in February, and that doesn't count those thrown on the back fields and in the batting cages....
  • Cal Ripken will help your kid fight bullies

    Cal Ripken will help your kid fight bullies
    Cal Ripken Jr.will not come to your kid's school and help him polish off a bully. What exactly do you want for $16.99? But with his latest children's book, the Hall of Famer hopes he can arm your kids, informationally, with what they need to handle...