| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:52 AM
Jimmy Carter was the newly-inaugurated President and Reggie Jackson had yet to take a swing with the New York Yankees when the Francis Scott Key boys' basketball team last made an appearance in the state semifinals.
The Eagles have seen plenty of lean...
| May 30, 2013
| 2:47 PM
The tattoo on Zach Fisher's left arm tells all. "One family," it reads — a nod to the synergy he feels with his brethren on Towson's unsinkable baseball team.
"Me and couple of other guys got the tattoo in December, when the program was on the...
| May 13, 2013
One of the last things Punkin Miller wanted to do as manager of the MetLife Orioles in the Blue Mountain League was get a scoreboard dedicated at his team's Curt Simmons Field at Egypt Memorial Park.
On Sunday afternoon, that scoreboard was dedicated,...
| 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...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 11:06 AM
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...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 2:38 PM
The Giants gather in a tight circle at an end of the dugout before games, always with Hunter Pence somewhere in the middle. They scream, yell and throw things as they prepare for the game in a way that would upset the moms of most Little Leaguers.
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:23 PM
I don't go to the movies much anymore. Too expensive, especially since I have to have snacks. Too time-consuming, and at least half the time I fall asleep. Plus, I have HBO and Showtime and figure I can wait to see them in my own living room albeit six or...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 5:52 AM
CASA GRANDE, Arizona — Baseball abandoned Casa Grande, so Casa Grande abandoned baseball.
In 1961, San Francisco Giants owner Horace Stoneham opened a state-of-the-art training facility in this city, between Phoenix and Tucson in south central...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 7:45 PM
t’s OK to stomp your foot:It’s St. Patrick’s Day weekend, so many casinos are getting their Irish up. Mardi GrasCasino, for example, is bringing in fiddler Richard Wood and singer Gordon Belsher from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday as...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:09 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Phil Coke stormed into Jim Leyland's office and sprayed the veteran manager with some of Detroit's celebratory bubbly.
When Leyland tried to take cover in a bathroom, Coke chased him — a fitting scene involving an unsung...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 8:38 PM
SAN FRANCISCO--Pablo Sandoval was talking Tuesday, one day before the World Series began, about facing Cy Young winner Justin Verlander.
“It’s exciting because you want to be in action like this, face the best,” he said.