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  • NASCAR at Richmond: Five storylines and five drivers to watch

    NASCAR at Richmond: Five storylines and five drivers to watch
    NASCAR's ends its first quarter this week, when it stops at Richmond International Raceway for a three-day show highlighted by the Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents the Matthew and Daniel Hansen 400 on Saturday. Racing begins on Thursday with the K&...
  • This Day in Orioles History: April 22

    April 22, 1914: Babe Ruth made his pitching debut for the International League’s Orioles. The 19-year-old allowed six hits as Baltimore beat Buffalo, 6-0. Ruth also had two hits.
  • Crippen gets best of Trotta

    LA CRESCENTA — With the rivalry that's been built between Trotta Floor Covering and Crippen Mortuary in recent seasons, perhaps it's only fitting they are in the midst of playing for the La Crescenta Babe Ruth District Championship. The teams don't...
  • Currie leads Trotta to title

    LA CRESCENTA — For a Little Leaguer, Kyle Currie turned in a professional-type at bat. With the go-ahead run on base, Currie fell behind, 0-2, in the count before working the count full. On the eighth pitch of the plate appearance, the patient...
  • Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey

    Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey
    Stan Musial An American Life George Vecsey Ballantine/ESPN Books: 397 pp., $26.00 Here is a theory I have: There are three kinds of baseball players — the Good, the Great and the Gods. In the first category is everybody who made it to the...
  • 'Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on Everything' by Kevin Cook

    'Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on Everything' by Kevin Cook
    Alvin Clarence Thomas, a.k.a. Titanic Thompson, was a gambler and golf hustler who died at age 82 on May 19, 1974, but whose outlaw career really flourished, as Kevin Cook records with breezy relish in his biography "Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on...
  • Gigantic feat for former Vaquero

    GLENDALE — Editor's Note: The following is a recap of the 2010 local sports scene from the summer and fall seasons. The second half of 2010 brought numerous headlines, ranging from a former Glendale Community College baseball standout helping the...
  • Walters welcomes heavenly bodies

    Walters welcomes heavenly bodies
    To understand the appeal of sacred relics, which have caused wars and attracted devout pilgrims for nearly a millennium, look no further than Babe Ruth's bat. Baseball fans in Baltimore forked over $10 last week to hold the Sultan of Swat's 32-ounce club...
  • Guillén habla sin pelos en la lengua. Elogia a Jeter y aprieta con sus Marlins

    Guillén habla sin pelos en la lengua. Elogia a Jeter y aprieta con sus Marlins
    Con Ozzie Guillén, el agudo piloto de los Marlins de Miami, ninguna conversación es ligera o aburrida. Y menos cuando el tema a tratar es Derek Jeter, el jugador preferido del manager venezolano. "Es el jugador perfecto", indicó Guillén al referirse a...
  • Preserving our past: Ownership isn't the issue

    Preserving our past: Ownership isn't the issue
    What is the future for Baltimore's city-owned historic properties? The Baltimore Sun has reported that Baltimore City is hiring an appraisal firm to determine the "market value" of 15 city-owned historic properties. Baltimore Heritage has asked...
  • 'Damn Yankees' and the passions they stir

    'Damn Yankees' and the passions they stir
    A couple of years ago, for Father's Day, my family bought me the interactive video game MLB 2K9 for the Wii. The great thing about the game, and also its enduring frustration, is its verisimilitude — playing as the 2009 New York Yankees, I had...