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  • Hitting the street with the Baltimore Running Festival

    Hitting the street with the Baltimore Running Festival
    The best moment of the annual Baltimore Running Festival comes not when the marathon starts on the street outside Oriole Park at Camden Yards, or when the champion crosses the finish line. For festival founder Lee Corrigan, the high point of Baltimore'...
  • Sandoval Hits 3 HR's, Giants Beat Tigers in Game One

    Sandoval Hits 3 HR's, Giants Beat Tigers in Game One
    One panda was enough to top the Tigers. Pablo Sandoval set a World Series record by hitting three home runs in his first three at bats, and the San Francisco Giants topped the Detroit Tigers 8-3 in Game One of the World Series. Justin Verlander got...
  • Pablo Sandoval an inspiration to fat guys everywhere

    Pablo Sandoval an inspiration to fat guys everywhere
    The beauty of baseball is that even fat guys can play it, and play it well. It's the most democratic of sports. You can be chunky, you can be roly-poly, you can be out and out blubbery and still find a place in this game. I should know. I played it for...
  • Popes and home runs

    Popes and home runs
    Baltimore is a rather Catholic town; if you ever lived here you know that. I was born and raised an Irish Catholic in Baltimore; if you frequent this blog you may have known that. Baseball is the ultimate sport for bizarre connections to history. No...
  • The Sun remembers: March 3-March 9

    The Sun remembers: March 3-March 9
    March 4, 2006: The Maryland women's basketball team ends a 14-game losing streak to Duke by defeating the Blue Devils, 78-70, in the semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. The teams will meet again in the NCAA final with Maryland (34-4)...
  • Ali unable to attend Ripken Foundation event as he recovers from surgery

    Ali unable to attend Ripken Foundation event as he recovers from surgery
    Under Armour founder Kevin Plank tried to think of his perfect dinner party. There'd have to be a Beatle, he said, along with Jackie Robinson, Babe Ruth and Mother Teresa. But the No. 1 guest, he said, would be Muhammad Ali. Plank and Ali were among...
  • Daring to Ignore the PED Question

    Daring to Ignore the PED Question
    In light of Lance Armstrong’s Oprah interview and a kerfuffle over Ray Lewis and deer antler spray, the topic of performance-enhancing drugs has been in the news with renewed vigor. It has culminated with this overwrought, hyper-ventilating column...
  • 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: Sept. 23-29

    The Sun Remembers: Sept. 23-29
    Sept. 24, 2000: Rookie running back Jamal Lewis scores his first NFL touchdown and the Ravens defense holds Cincinnati to 4 rushing yards as Baltimore crushes the visiting Bengals, 37-0. "We set a standard with this game," defensive tackle Tony Siragusa...
  • Hamlin wins Sylvania 300; Johnson takes Sprint Cup points lead

    Hamlin wins Sylvania 300; Johnson takes Sprint Cup points lead
    LOUDON, N.H. - Jimmie Johnson is the new points leader in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, but Denny Hamlin is back as a major threat. Hamlin dominated Sunday's Sylvania 300, the second race in the Chase, to score his fifth win of the season. Johnson...
  • Rick Dempsey's tie game

    Rick Dempsey's tie game
    Rick Dempsey walks into the steamy warehouse on Aliceanna Street looking like he just stepped off the MASN set where he does Orioles pre- and post-game shows. Check him out. Deep summer tan. Hair perfectly combed. World Series ring glittering on one...