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  • What's in a nickname?

    What's in a nickname?
    A-Rod. K-Rod. F-Rod. I-Rod. B-Rob. We are not living in the Golden Age of sports nicknames. J-Roll. O-Dog. T-Mac. D-Wade. These are not nicknames; they're contractions, abbreviations. Crowned "King James" at the outset of a career that has yet to see him...
  • Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame to induct All-Star class next month

    Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame to induct All-Star class next month
    Organizers of the Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame are looking for ways to rejuvenate a proud institution that has been around since 1956. They're hoping this helps: one of the Hall's most star-studded classes will be inducted at an upcoming ceremony...
  • Orioles to unveil statues of six Hall of Famers in 2012

    Orioles to unveil statues of six Hall of Famers in 2012
    As part of their 20th anniversary at Camden Yards, the Orioles in 2012 will unveil six statues of the modern franchise's Hall of Famers in a revamped area beyond the bullpens in left-center field. Each of the six men who have gone into the National...
  • Best coffee table books for the holidays

    Best coffee table books for the holidays
    I hope your holiday gift-giving included some books, and if you're still looking, here are the best coffee-table books I've seen in the past month of so. These are the sort of photo- and graphic-rich editions that look great in a living room -- and that...
  • 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...
  • More strange doings in Birdland

    More strange doings in Birdland
    When you look back on the Orioles' surprising season, one game stands out. The marathon game against the Boston Red Sox on May 6 was so strange and wonderful that it had a lot of people already wondering if this was going to be 1989 all over again. The...
  • 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...
  • William Boulton 'Bo' Kelly Jr., architect and preservationist

    William Boulton 'Bo' Kelly Jr., architect and preservationist
    William Boulton "Bo" Kelly Jr., a Baltimore architect, preservationist and civic leader who founded Baltimore Heritage and helped establish the Baltimore's Commission for Historical & Architectural Preservation, died Wednesday at Gilchrist Hospice in...
  • Make room on Baltimore's 'Mount Rushmore' of sports

    Make room on Baltimore's 'Mount Rushmore' of sports
    Michael Phelps doesn't have to climb the mountain anymore. He has reached the highest of Olympic heights. He is the most decorated athlete in the modern history of the Olympic Games. He is, by just about all accounts, the greatest swimmer who ever lived....
  • Michael Phelps ends Olympic career with finish that's golden

    Michael Phelps ends Olympic career with finish that's golden
    Someday, people will tell their grandchildren about this. How, under the swooping roof of the Aquatics Centre, on the final day of his final Olympics, they saw Michael Phelps race for the final time. They’ll remember how they saw him, one more time,...
  • For sports memorabilia fans, everything you could want

    For sports memorabilia fans, everything you could want
    The price tags came in different shapes and sizes — plain and colorful, stuck on items and hanging off, bigger for sums surpassing $4 million and small enough for a few bucks — and they were everywhere. They were stuck to baseball cards, hung...