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  • Chuck Tanner dies at 82; manager who led Pirates to '79 World Series comeback

    Chuck Tanner dies at 82; manager who led Pirates to '79 World Series comeback
    Chuck Tanner, the veteran manager who led the "We Are Family" Pittsburgh Pirates in 1979 to one of the greatest comebacks in World Series history, died Friday at his home in his hometown of New Castle, Pa., after a long illness. He was 82. Tanner managed...
  • This Day in Orioles History: April 2

    April 2, 1976: The Orioles acquired Reggie Jackson along with Billy Van Bommell and Ken Holtzman from the Oakland Athletics for Don Baylor, Paul Mitchell and Mike Torrez.
  • Magic bus: GM's Futurliner

    Magic bus: GM's Futurliner
    When the lights were switched on at the Chicago World's Fair on May 27, 1933, the city was celebrating "A Century of Progress." By the time the last visitor left the park two years later, 48 million people had marveled at the displays, including General...
  • Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey

    Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey
    Stan Musial An American Life George Vecsey Ballantine/ESPN Books: 397 pp., $26.00 Here is a theory I have: There are three kinds of baseball players — the Good, the Great and the Gods. In the first category is everybody who made it to the...
  • Teel Time: U.Va., Hokies look like top-half ACC basketball teams next season

    Teel Time: U.Va., Hokies look like top-half ACC basketball teams next season
    The early NBA exits and staggering coaching turnover have marinated. The rosters are close to set, and the summer recruiting circuit will commence next month. So why not do some early handicapping of next season’s ACC basketball race? As always,...
  • Sighting: Yankees' Curtis Granderson at Roots Handmade Pizza

    Sighting: Yankees' Curtis Granderson at Roots Handmade Pizza
    The New York Yankees' Curtis Granderson and his family had dinner at Roots Handmade Pizza in Ukrainian Village Saturday. Former Cubs and White Sox pitcher Bob Howry had lunch at Roots and dinner at Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab Saturday. ESPN's...
  • This Day in Orioles History: July 23

    July 23, 1976: Reggie Jackson hit a home run for the sixth consecutive game.
  • Sighting: Jason Sudeikis visits Second City, Grace Potter headlines GALApalooza

    Sighting: Jason Sudeikis visits Second City, Grace Potter headlines GALApalooza
    "Saturday Night Live" cast member Jason Sudeikis took in "Southside of Heaven" at Second City Thursday. The "Horrible Bosses" and "Hall Pass" star did a little improv himself afterward. David Arquette, "Twilight" star Kellan Lutz and Christopher Mintz-...
  • Hockaday will head to Maryland after O's offer doesn't come close

    Hockaday will head to Maryland after O's offer doesn't come close
    K.J. Hockaday, the former John Carroll infielder who set the career MIAA record for home runs with 31, has opted to play for the University of Maryland instead of sign with the Orioles. The O's drafted Hockaday in the 14th round of the MLB draft in June,...
  • After nearly a decade away, Duquette ready to rejoin the MLB fraternity

    After nearly a decade away, Duquette ready to rejoin the MLB fraternity
    When the Orioles agreed to a three-year contract Sunday with Dan Duquette to be the club's executive vice president, they hired a candidate with more than a decade of experience as a general manager and a track of record of getting teams on the right...
  • Some random Orioles thoughts (Flanagan, Ripken, Mussina, Dauer, Flaherty, Marin)

    Some random Orioles thoughts (Flanagan, Ripken, Mussina, Dauer, Flaherty, Marin)
    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...