| May 24, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Since the weekend, Las Vegas has served as a sort of glitzy Maryland West -- with government and business leaders from the state attending the Global Retail Real Estate Convention in droves.
With galas and events at casinos, the annual four-day...
| May 28, 2012
| 2:43 PM
May 30, 1982: In an inauspicious start to a historic streak, 21-year-old Cal Ripken Jr. bats eighth and goes hitless in the Orioles' 6-0 loss to the last-place Toronto Blue Jays. An announced Memorial Stadium crowd of 21,632 sees the start of Ripken's...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 9:38 AM
Once Virgin Fest left Pimlico Race Course for Merriweather Post Pavilion in 2009, Baltimore — no stranger to niche music festivals — was left without an all-day, major-headliner event. The wait is over: Alt-rock heroes Weezer will headline the...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 2:32 PM
June 7, 1998: A tearful Eddie Murray thanks the Orioles and the city during a ceremony to retire the Hall of Famer’s jersey, No. 33, before a sellout crowd at Camden Yards. “Oh, gosh. All I can say is, I love you,” Murray tells fans...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 11:08 AM
June 25, 1997: For the second time in 27 days, the Orioles' Mike Mussina (9-2) flirts with a no-hitter before surrendering an eighth-inning single in a 9-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. Earlier, in a 3-0 win over the Cleveland Indians, he had...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 11:38 AM
A group of moms promoting issues important to families is airing a TV ad in Pennsylvania to thank U.S. Sen. Bob Casey for his vote to preserve the Environmental Protection Agency's clean air rule that limits emissions of mercury and other air toxics.
| Jul 8, 2012
| 1:43 PM
July 9, 1997: Roland "Bud" Slimmer Jr. of Lutherville lays the first of 1.2 million bricks for the Ravens' new stadium at Camden Yards. "This is all becoming a routine," said Slimmer, a 68-year-old mason who had helped construct Memorial Stadium, which...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 6:12 PM
The problem with talent like Manny Machado's is it's hard to accept that it can sometimes fail. And baseball is a game of failure.
Machado, recently ranked the ninth-best prospect in the minors by Baseball America, represented the Orioles on Sunday...
| Jul 10, 2012
In response to a Tribune story detailing widespread problems in the manufacture of dietary supplements, Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., have sent letters to three major supplement organizations asking them to spell out their...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Chris Rahl, 28, a former William and Mary standout who grew up in Chesapeake, won last week's Eastern League All-Star Home Run Derby, which more resembled a pinball game on a baseball field than a traditional slugfest.
"I saw some YouTube videos of how...
| Mar 16, 2012
The Bowie Baysox will hold their 13th annual family FunFest from 10 a.m. 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Prince George's Stadium, 4101 Northeast Crain Highway. The event features free rides and games in Louie's Kids Park, inflatables,...