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  • Easier to reach: 600 homers or 3,000 hits?

    PEDs make a difference Mark Emery The Morning Call Eliminating admitted or suspected performance-enhancing drug users Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa and Alex Rodriguez from the list, only four "clean" players have hit 600 home runs. Since baseball has cracked...
  • Does the Derby hurt home run hitters such as Robinson Cano?

    Does the Derby hurt home run hitters such as Robinson Cano?
    Ah, the Home Run Derby. It’s hard for me to think of many American traditions that top watching baseball’s best sluggers (cameos made by Vernon Wells in 2010 and Brandon Inge the year before) while listening to Chris Berman shriek NFL...
  • Coffee Companion (8/9): Ravens sign Ricky; O's cough one up

    Coffee Companion (8/9): Ravens sign Ricky; O's cough one up
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.   Running it back:...
  • Village idiots rejoice: Another Zambrano apology tour

    Village idiots rejoice: Another Zambrano apology tour
    I believe Carlos Zambrano. When he told Comcast SportsNet that only about three teammates contacted him after he was placed on the We’re Sick Of You List, I believe him. Everything else is a crock. No, wait, I believe Zambrano when he says he...
  • McConnell's mission of faith and baseball

    When the bus pulled to a stop in the village near the south-central coast of the Dominican Republic, it was surrounded instantly by dozens of mostly shirtless and shoeless youngsters. They banged on the sides and rocked the bus in joyful anticipation,...
  • Steinberg: NBA can learn from NFL

    The NBA lockout drags on with games canceled this week. On Tuesday a federal mediator will meet with the sides in New York. A mediator is not someone empowered to force the sides to compromise — as in binding arbitration. Good mediators are skilled...
  • Derek Jeter Is Still Playing The Game The Right Way

    Derek Jeter Is Still Playing The Game The Right Way
    Once upon a time in baseball, it was easy to enjoy greatness. Today, in the shadow of performance-enhancing drugs (known as PEDs), enjoying the players who stack up awe-inspiring numbers just ain't easy. Players, rightly or wrongly, are under the...
  • Baby, come back

    Baby, come back
    Around the Baltimore metropolitan area, something is happening. It hasn't happened in many years — almost a generation, in fact. It's the end of August, the Orioles are in a pennant race, and there's a sense of possibility in the air. People are...
  • The O's are playing like a team on fire

    In past years when the feared yet despised Yankees came to Baltimore in September, Orioles fans' only concern was whether they would be sitting next to a boisterous Yanks fan ("Who expected this?" Sept. 5). The only real hope was that the Orioles fans...
  • Wood's thinking sounds as destroyed as a famous boombox

    Wood's thinking sounds as destroyed as a famous boombox
    Kerry Wood got his day at Wrigley Field on Sunday, and he spent part of it lobbying for the Cubs to bring Sammy Sosa back to the organization as something. Wait, why do the Cubs need to bring back the worst teammate in the world? OK, Sosa wasn’t...
  • Interview: Chicago native Aimee Garcia eager for every 'Dexter' script

    Interview: Chicago native Aimee Garcia eager for every 'Dexter' script
    Aimee Garcia gets nervous every time she is handed a script on the Showtime serial killer drama “Dexter.” Why? Because she never knows if it will be her last. The Fenwick High School alum — who plays Jamie Batista, nanny to Dexter&...