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  • Hooray for October baseball

    No sport carries more superstition than baseball. Whether it's really the mistreatment of a goat that has doomed the Chicago Cubs or the sale of Babe Ruth's contract that forced Boston into decades of World Series exile is irrelevant. Fans know it might...
  • TBS Ripken gaffe casts pall over otherwise strong telecast of Orioles victory

    TBS Ripken gaffe casts pall over otherwise strong telecast of Orioles victory
    This is the kind of thing they used to teach in journalism school and I wish they still did: The way one careless mistake can diminish an otherwise strong performance and bring embarrassment instead of praise. That's the story of TBS's coverage of the...
  • 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'...
  • Celebrity traveler: John Astin heeds call of Aran Islands

    Celebrity traveler: John Astin heeds call of Aran Islands
    Johns Hopkins University students scramble to sign up for a coveted spot in the acting and directing classes taught by John Astin. After all, who wouldn't want to study theatrical techniques with a famous actor? Internationally known for his role as...
  • 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 itĀ for...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Chris Davis slugs three home runs as Orioles beat Blue Jays, 6-4

    Chris Davis slugs three home runs as Orioles beat Blue Jays, 6-4
    When designated hitter Chris Davis walked up to home plate in Friday's eighth inning after homering in his initial three at-bats — the first Oriole to do that in six years and the second time it has happened in a game involving the club this week...