| Aug 24, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Mike Flanagan at his home in Monkton. He would be 60 years old. My thoughts are with his family and friends. Suicide is an exceptionally difficult issue for survivors to deal with. From my personal...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 7:11 PM
It's an issue that's staring the Phillies in the face.
What will be Jim Thome's role when Interleague play, along with the freedom to have him be the designated hitter, disappears today?
It's always easier to put off the inevitable, especially when...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 2:31 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...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 1:05 AM
1987 -- Don Mattingly of the New York Yankees broke an American League record by hitting a home run in his seventh consecutive game. The AL record of six games was held by several players, most recently Reggie Jackson. Dale Long of the Pittsburgh...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 12:31 PM
July 27, 2003: On an overcast day in Cooperstown, N.Y., former Orioles slugger Eddie Murray is enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame and gives a heartfelt speech to the crowd of 18,000. "I had a dream as a kid, and I actually lived that dream," says...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Though the Nationals enjoyed a soft schedule to start the season, with 10 of the first 14 against the Cubs, Mets and Astros, their pitching — especially their starting pitching — has been impressive. The Nationals went into the weekend with...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 12:09 PM
When I was putting together my story on Earl Weaver after his death Friday night I knew I wanted to talk to Jim Henneman, the former Sun baseball beat writer and current Orioles official scorer who is our unofficial beat historian. All of us Sun writers...
| 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...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 10:19 PM
Orioles right fielder Chris Davis continued his recent tear at the plate Monday night in the Orioles' 5-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.
Davis' two-run homer in the ninth off Rays reliever Kyle Farnsworth, his career-high 32nd of the...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 5:04 PM
When Orioles right fielder Chris Davis launched that mammoth blast onto the roof of the restaurant above center field at The Trop, he became only the second player in Orioles history to homer in six consecutive games. The other was Reggie Jackson,...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Hey Albert, love you man. I am sure few people around here were watching. Many sports fans were either celebrating Penn State's win over Danny Persa and Northwestern or drowning their sorrows after a mediocre USC team went into South Bend and beat Notre...