| Oct 5, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
| Aug 22, 2012
| 9:03 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter has stressed all season that one game can't mean too much — whether it's an inspiring comeback or an epic clunker.
Ponder what happened for a few minutes post-game, Showalter preaches, and then...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:32 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Thursday to be sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 90 and southeast winds 5 to 7 miles per hour in the afternoon. Thursday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 70 and...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 9:04 PM
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...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 10:40 AM
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.
| Sep 16, 2012
The male cast members of "Friends" are keeping a score of Los Angeles real estate agents in Gucci loafers.
David Schwimmer, a.k.a. Ross Geller, sold his gated home in Hancock Park this summer for $8.865 million, public records show. He bought the 11,000-...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:50 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Chris Davis was on the roster of two Texas Rangers teams that eventually went to the World Series.
He didn't make the postseason cut in 2010 and was traded to the Orioles halfway through 2011.
On Friday, he'll play the first big...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:44 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter has put his team's playoff hopes in the hands of veteran left-hander Joe Saunders, who has been tabbed to start tonight's do-or-die American League wild-card playoff game at Rangers Ballpark.
By now, Saunders' career...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 9:09 PM
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...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 5:03 AM
Up until the ninth inning, it was a great game, and TBS provided coverage worthy of it.
As I said in my review of Friday night's wildcard game, the broadcast team of Ernie Johnson on play by play and Cal Ripken and John Smoltz as analysts is a winner....
| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:58 PM
The Fielding Bible Award selections, which will be featured in the Annual Bill James Handbook, were announced today, and Orioles catcher Matt Wieters did not repeat as a winner.
The awards, which go to the best defensive player at each position, no...