| Apr 1, 2013
It's April Fool's Day, but there's no foolin' around in Vegas where sports wagering is at a feverish pitch with the start of baseball season and the NCAA tournament now down to its Final Four. Vegas likes Michigan, slightly, over Syracuse and Louisville...
| May 24, 2011
| 3:07 PM
Three months are more instructive than three days, Virginia baseball coach Brian O'Connor believes, which is why the Cavaliers' season-ending hiccup at North Carolina doesn't greatly concern him heading into the ACC tournament.
The Cavaliers (45-9) still...
| May 24, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Xavier Avery could have excelled in any sport, but he chose baseball because he saw it as a game his talents could grow into with hard work. He enjoyed the challenge of playing a sport in which there's always room for improvement — where getting...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 3:12 PM
In years past, Nathaniel Scroggins spent late August and early September finding ways to de-emphasize the Orioles gear at the Sport Shop store in Harborplace. Whatever was left from summer got tucked into one corner, while Ravens gear swarmed the space....
| Feb 1, 2012
No. 16 Nationals: 15th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Blue Jays
Bryce Harper hasn't played a day in the big leagues, and unfortunately for him there is only one way to go. It is opposite of up.
But if you want to bet on Harper as...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 9:09 AM
What is it about baseball that requires/supports such a large minor-league system, compared to the NFL or NBA? Is baseball really that much more difficult to master that it takes years in the minors to improve enough to advance the major-league level? I...
| May 30, 2011
| 7:22 PM
It didn't take UC Irvine senior Brian Hernandez long to identify the potential for revenge associated with the Anteaters' placement in the NCAA Los Angeles Regional hosted by UCLA was announced Monday morning.
Hernandez, the baseball team's star third...
| May 31, 2011
| 3:14 PM
Brian O'Connor said Tuesday that his Virginia pitching staff couldn't be better entering the NCAA tournament. That doesn't bode well for the Cavaliers' opponents.
Indeed, if the pitchers mirror their regular season, top-seeded Virginia is a good bet to...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 1:38 PM
Here at Baltimore Sports Blitz, it’s all Bundy, all the time. Well, at least for the rest of the week. But I’m sure you don’t mind me passing along more information on Orioles first-round draft pick Dylan Bundy, a high school pitcher out...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 6:55 PM
Orioles top draft pick Dylan Bundy may be seeking a record-breaking contract, perhaps as high as $30 million, but it won't happen, according to amateur scouting director Joe Jordan.
"I don't look to set any records. I don't expect to," Jordan said in a...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Scott Evans remembers the soft glow of the small television set, and the way his stepfather tried to calm him and his sister for the benefit of the neighbors in the apartment below.
But who, on this night, was not celebrating?
It was 1983 and the...