| Jul 1, 2011
| 7:27 PM
Former WBC light welterweight boxing champ
Billy Costello, 55, a former WBC light welterweight boxing champion who won his first 30 professional fights, died of lung cancer Wednesday at a hospital in his hometown of Kingston, N.Y., said...
| Apr 2, 2012
Dodgers fireballer Jansen
You might not have heard of Kenley Jansen. But he is well known to Hanley Ramirez, Jose Reyes, Robinson Cano and their teammates on the Dominican Republic's 2009 World Baseball Classic team. A...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Marlins Park won't be receiving an All-Star Game until 2015, at the earliest, Commissioner Bud Selig said Wednesday.
Addressing the media before the first regular season game at the new stadium, Selig said that an abundance of new stadiums in the...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 8:59 PM
Money sure is good
Juan C. Rodriguez
Bud Selig's $18.4 million salary dwarfs those of NFL and NBA counterparts Roger Goodell ($10.9 million) and David Stern ($10 million). Why wouldn't he want to stick around?
Under Selig's watch, the...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Jason Hammel and Matt Lindstrom were on today’s conference call to discuss Monday’s trade that sent them from the Colorado Rockies to the Orioles in exchange for Jeremy Guthrie.
Here is Hammel on learning of the deal: “Obviously, it was...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Monday’s news that highly touted free-agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes chose to sign with the Oakland Athletics is understandably unwelcome to a large segment of an Orioles fan base disgusted by 14 years of losing and underwhelmed by the club’...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 10:27 PM
Jake Lemmerman, a Corona del Mar High product who has spent the last three baseball seasons in the minor leagues as a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals for utility man Skip Schumaker on Wednesday....
| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:52 AM
The Olympics are expanding and have been for decades. Ancient Olympians would hardly recognize the international competition for what it once was.
While the slate of events for the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro is mostly set, the drawing board is full...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 12:01 PM
Fresh off his trip abroad, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama of undermining America's competitiveness in international sports competitions.
"We have a president who apologizes for America's athletic...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 4:04 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — In an otherwise meaningless exhibition against an obviously undermanned Spain World Baseball Classic team, Orioles manager Buck Showalter accomplished something important Wednesday afternoon.
He found work for relievers Jim...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 4:13 PM
The Orioles made their first cuts of the spring Thursday, sending five players to minor league camp, including two of the organization’s most promising young pitchers.
The club sent out left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez and right-hander Mike Wright,...