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  • Coffee Companion (9/20): your daily Ravens fix

    Coffee Companion (9/20): your daily Ravens fix
    Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
  • Orioles magic more ritual than superstition

    Orioles magic more ritual than superstition
    Zach Phillips keeps a few lucky quarters in his pocket. Pedro Strop wears Ninja Turtle boxers. And Jason Hammel — well, it got so extreme that he had to swear off the whole superstition thing. It was, he says, a distraction. "Yeah, I've actually...
  • Brooks Robinson rebounding from health scares, excited for sculpture unveiling

    Brooks Robinson rebounding from health scares, excited for sculpture unveiling
    You see the jerseys every time the Orioles play at Camden Yards, often on boys born 20 years after the man shelved his famous mitt — No. 5. Robinson. The combination of that name and that number will always stir the souls of those who watched...
  • The Sun remembers: Sept. 30-Oct. 6

    The Sun remembers: Sept. 30-Oct. 6
    Oct. 4, 2004: "It feels good," Priest Holmes declares after rushing for 125 yards and two touchdowns in the visiting Kansas City Chiefs' 27-24 upset of the Ravens, defending AFC North champions, in a "Monday Night Football" game. Holmes, a former Raven,...
  • 'VEEP' recap - Selina gets stuck with President's obesity initiative

    'VEEP' recap - Selina gets stuck with President's obesity initiative
    "VEEP" keeps getting better week by week. And the last couple of weeks, it feels as if the HBO comedy has really found its feet. Baltimore viewers will be especially interested in the ending of Sunday's episode as it sets the wheels in motion for a...
  • Top 175 athletes list left a few out

    Congrats to Mike Klingaman and staff at The Sun for the job they did in compiling the top 175 greatest athletes in Maryland history. I noticed several glaring omissions, however. Y.A. Tittleplayed two years for the All-American Football Conference...
  • This week in sports history in The Sun: May 20-26

    This week in sports history in The Sun:  May 20-26
    May 22, 1988: Beginning the day with the worst record in the majors (8-33), the Orioles defeat Seattle, 7-2, giving them back-to-back victories for the first time in 46 games, over two seasons. Larry Sheets and Cal Ripken Jr. each hit a two-run homer...
  • 'VEEP' comes to Baltimore's Camden Yards Sunday, and Selina meets Jim Palmer

    'VEEP' comes to Baltimore's Camden Yards Sunday, and Selina meets Jim Palmer
    Baltimore gets lots of face time in “VEEP,” the Maryland-made HBO political satire starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus. But so far, all of it has been as a stand-in for Washington, the setting of this fictional series about the vice president of the...
  • Our Laguna: Beautification Council remembers Harry Lawrence

    The Beautification Council is more than a pretty face. "We are the stewards of the city's beauty; we assist the city in keeping the city pristine; we keep an eye out for chancellors of taste and provide support to those who have none," council...
  • TBS Ripken gaffe casts pall over otherwise strong telecast of Orioles victory

    TBS Ripken gaffe casts pall over otherwise strong telecast of Orioles victory
    This is the kind of thing they used to teach in journalism school and I wish they still did: The way one careless mistake can diminish an otherwise strong performance and bring embarrassment instead of praise. That's the story of TBS's coverage of the...
  • TBS, Ripken, Johnson, Smoltz - Can you handle truth from the booth?

    TBS, Ripken, Johnson, Smoltz - Can you handle truth from the booth?
    Epic is probably too strong a word, but Wednesday night's Orioles-Yankees battle was another great playoff game. And once again, TBS delivered a telecast worthy of it in almost every way. Just as the images from Monday's victory for the O's at Camden...