| Oct 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
TPG Capital has become a majority stakeholder in Creative Artists Agency, the first time in its history that the talent agency will be owned by an outside investor.
The private equity firm already held a 35% stake in CAA and has been discussing the...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Buck Showalter does not believe he's changed. Let's get that out of the way right off.
In fact, he's suspicious of anyone applying a sweeping narrative of transformation to his current success as Orioles manager.
"I think I'm just perceived different,...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:00 AM
What's the coolest walkup music Gary Pressy would play in the present and in the past, say when Sammy Sosa used to come up or even back to Dave Kingman? --Peter S., Cary
I’ve been covering the team only since last August, so my history isn’...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Doping scandals in cycling and baseball, bribery accusations in the Olympics and the World Cup, racist owners and too much money — are people turning away from sports in disgust?
You’d think so, but no, says Andrew Zimbalist, a Smith College...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:35 PM
Bryan Stow more than likely would have avoided being beaten in a Dodger Stadium parking lot had the organization followed its security policies and procedures, a risk management and security consultant testified Thursday.
Hired by the plaintiffs, Gil...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 2:14 AM
Romeo Santos ruled as the self-proclaimed “King of Bachata” during an explosive, nearly four-hour concert Saturday that mesmerized thousands of loyal subjects—mainly swooning ladies— at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami.
| May 30, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Olympia's Nick Gordon grew up swinging for the fences at some of baseball's most iconic ballparks.
From the time he was 6, he stood in the outfield at Wrigley Field, Fenway Park and Yankee Stadium, among other parks, and hit home runs. To him, they were...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Few media figures have felt more conspicuously ahead of their time than George Plimpton, who brought a mix of journalism, hucksterism and showmanship together in one aristocratic package -- like Anderson Cooper, Morgan Spurlock and Johnny Knoxville all...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:53 PM
North Harford's Nic Hammer told his teammates before Friday's 3A North regional final that only four of the school's previous teams had ever won a regional title, and — if they wanted to be remembered — they needed to be the fifth.
| May 17, 2014
| 8:43 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For the majority of this young season, the Orioles' vaunted offense — which led the major leagues in home runs last year and then added slugger Nelson Cruz this offseason — has failed to live up to its advanced billing....
| May 18, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Singer Jerry Vale, who recorded more than 50 albums during his career as a romantic pop singer, died on Sunday at age 83, his family attorney said.
"Jerry Vale passed away in Palm Desert, California, at 9:45 a.m. He was with his family and friends,"...