| Jan 26, 2013
| 4:55 PM
During his 17-year managerial career with the Orioles, Earl Weaver crafted 1,480 winning batting orders. Arguably none was as impressive as the lineup that honored him Saturday.
A star-studded collection of players, team representatives, and baseball...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:47 PM
The electorate of the Baseball Writers' Association of America sent a clear message to tainted superstars Wednesday: If you were suspected of taking performance enhancing drugs, you don’t belong in the Hall of Fame. At least not in 2013.
| Jan 9, 2013
| 3:12 PM
One of the perks of covering the Orioles is that we have easy access to Jim Palmer, a Hall of Fame pitcher who, unlike some other great players, has no problem speaking his mind.
I talked to Palmer on Wednesday after he deplaned in Southern California...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Let's agree that the Orioles are saying all the right things as they get ready for Tuesday's season opener against the Tampa Bay Rays.
They're saying last year's 93 wins were no fluke.
They're saying they're hungrier than ever after finishing second...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Orioles’ lefty Wei-Yin Chen threw 51 pitches (33 strikes) Friday in an exhibition start against the Pittsburgh Pirates that lasted 2 1/3 innings. His fastball sat between 89 and 91 mph and with the exception of his command – especially his...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 10:09 AM
When the Ravens rolled to their second Super Bowl victory, fending off the San Francisco 49ers in the final seconds of the game, the storylines that defined an improbable season all found happy endings.
Ray Lewis carried the Lombardi Trophy into the...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:34 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Rep. Scott Plakon, R-Longwood, is getting involved in a contentious Orange County Commission race that has become a proxy fight between two of Central Florida's most powerful politicians. Last week, Plakon's CCE, Floridians for...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Well, it's finally out in the open. Based on the expose in today's paper, it looks like it's awfully hard to get appointed to Orlando's powerful airport board — unless you first cut a big check to Gov. Rick Scott's political fund. That's the...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 9:33 PM
Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs Wednesday blasted a last-minute effort by state Rep. Mike Horner, R-Kissimmee, to remove her from the region’s toll agency. Jacobs said Horner amended a transportation bill to exclude her from the board, but she...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 9:36 PM
UPDATE 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22 — Well, chalk one up for doing the right thing. Not only did the Expressway board change the order of their agenda today, placing Mayor Jacobs' new conflict-of-interest policy first on the agenda, the board passed it...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 9:32 AM
The Orioles announced some improvements/changes to Camden Yards today.
As previously reported, the Orioles will honor their six Hall of Famers with bronze statues in a picnic grove beyond the batter’s eye wall in center field this year. The statues...