| Dec 11, 2013
The giant reindeer perched on the shopping center roof, a phone clutched in his hoof, his red nose glowing against the smudgy December sky.
Beneath him, a line of children waited for their turn to step into the red telephone booth marked "North Pole"...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Wilbur L. Iley, a decorated World War II veteran who worked in the Harford County dairy industry for many years, died Monday of cancer at the Forest Hill Medical and Rehabilitation Center. The Fallston resident was 94.
Mr. Iley was born on his family'...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Catcher Matt Wieters doesn’t show much emotion on the field. He’s Baltimore’s Matty Ice.
So it was interesting to see him show some not just once, but twice, in the late innings on Thursday night. The first was fairly understated. He...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 8:26 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter might not be a fan of doubleheaders, but he couldn't complain about the result of Saturday's split twin bill against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Camden Yards.
The Orioles won both games of the doubleheader, getting a career-...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 3:07 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — A week ago, Manny Machado was about to head onto the field from the dugout at Camden Yards when someone yelled out to him, "Hey Manny."
It's not an unusual occurrence these days for the young third baseman, who is increasingly...
| May 6, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Can we go a little over the top here? OK, here goes: maybe we'll remember this just-concluded 7-4 Orioles road trip to the West Coast as the time where the legend of Manny Machado really took off.
Sure, he got lots of attention last season when the...
| May 7, 2013
| 3:32 PM
The solitary orange banner waved over the left field wall at old Memorial Stadium for years. “HERE” is all it said in blocky black lettering.
No other words were necessary. Everyone knew what it meant: here’s where Frank hit it out....
| May 12, 2013
| 12:32 PM
May 15, 2004: In sultry heat and on a bone-dry track, Smarty Jones wins the Preakness by a record 111/2 lengths before an announced record crowd of 112,668 at Pimlico Race Course. The victory gives Smarty Jones two legs up in his quest to win the Triple...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:22 PM
When he charges onto the infield grass, makes that barehanded pickup and throws a rocket to first, Manny Machado reminds Orioles fans of a superstar third baseman of yesteryear.
When he breaks out of the batter's box on a liner into the gap and hits...
| May 18, 2013
| 11:08 AM
The Orioles made several moves before Saturday's game, with one high-profile player hitting the disabled list and another getting a recall to the major leagues.
Outfielder Nolan Reimold, who has struggled to hit in the early season and hasn't played...
| May 19, 2013
| 11:41 AM
May 23, 1991: Mired in last place, the Orioles fire manager Frank Robinson and promote Johnny Oates, 45, the team's first base coach and a former Baltimore player. Oates will manage nearly four years here (291 wins and 270 losses) before going to Texas,...