| 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...
| 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.
| 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,...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 4:47 AM
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?
| Jun 20, 2011
| 9:46 AM
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...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 7:07 AM
"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-...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 5:12 PM
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,...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 6:00 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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 25, 2012
| 12:29 PM
The beauty of baseball is that even fat guys can play it, and play it well. It's the most democratic of sports. You can be chunky, you can be roly-poly, you can be out and out blubbery and still find a place in this game.
I should know. I played it for...