| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 4, 2011
Texas beats Tampa Bay: Former Dodger Adrian Beltre hit three straight home runs and the Texas Rangers earned their second straight berth in the AL Championship Series, beating the Tampa Bay Rays, 4-3, Tuesday at St. Petersburg, Fla., to win their AL...
| Oct 7, 2011
CineSport's Noah Coslov recently sat down with Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson to talk about his famous (or infamous if you are a Dodger fan) three-homer game in the 1977 World Series. Jackson hit consecutive homers off of Burt Hooton,......
| Oct 19, 2011
When left-hander Jaime Garcia takes the ball for the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday, he will become the first pitcher born in Mexico to start in a World Series since the Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela in 1981....