| Jul 2, 2011
| 8:24 AM
I am having a disturbing recurring thought about the plight of the Baltimore Orioles. If Buck Showalter is not the appointed savior of this franchise, then who is?
Orioles fans are preparing for yet another season of mediocrity as the dog days of the...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 11:53 AM
Clifton A. Milway, a retired career utility company lineman who was known for his flavorful slow-cooked pit beef, died June 21 of complications from a broken hip at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air.
The Bel Air resident was 90.
The son of...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 6:08 PM
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...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 10:31 AM
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...
| Apr 1, 2012
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...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 5:00 AM
A recent article about the declining marriage business in Elkton suggested there was an "unconfirmed" report that Babe Ruth had been married there ("Wedding chapel and amenities for sale in Elkton," Dec. 28).
Such reports are not only unconfirmed, they...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette peers out his B&O Warehouse office window, which has to have one of the best views in baseball — down into the right-field flag court of Camden Yards and the seating bowl.
| Jan 27, 2012
| 6:56 PM
A renowned city architect designed St. Peter the Apostle Church 170 years ago. Irish laborers dug the foundation by hand, donating their labor to build it. And its early parishioners spared no expense in adorning their house of worship. They installed...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:31 PM
I'm sorry, but with his thin, wiry build and violent arm motion, I just don't see Chris Sale holding up as a 200-plus innings starting pitcher. I'd keep him in the bullpen. Do you know who has always looked like a perfect starting pitcher to me? Matt...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Right-hander Brad Bergesen’s arbitration hearing was scheduled for this morning at 9:30. He was looking for $1.2 million, the Oriolescountered with $800,000.
I have received no information otherwise -- and I’ve checked -- so it’s...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 8:19 PM
How would you like to be remembered?
Each of us enters our Golden Years with that question in mind.
What's my legacy?
If you had a choice, would you prefer to be remembered as: a generous philanthropist; connoisseur of the arts; devoted spouse,...