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  • Al Michaels in a league by himself on NBC Sunday Night Football

    Al Michaels in a league by himself on NBC Sunday Night Football
    If there is one television sportscaster to whom the adjective “legendary” can honestly be applied, it is Al Michaels, play-by-play announcer of NBC's “Sunday Night Football.” From almost two decades in the booth at ABC's “...
  • Orioles, Yankees are turning up the heat in the ALDS

    Orioles, Yankees are turning up the heat in the ALDS
    Each time a playoff series moves into a new phase or encounters a particularly pivotal game – usually odd-numbered – the outcome becomes more and more dependent on how the players on each team handle pressure. Of course, that’s both...
  • Some final TV thoughts on TBS, Orioles, Yankees, Ripken, Johnson, Smoltz

    Some final TV thoughts on TBS, Orioles, Yankees, Ripken, Johnson, Smoltz
    Here are some final thoughts from a very tired TV/media critic who didn't miss an inning of Orioles playoff baseball while covering the rest of a huge and sprawling beat. This week, it ranged from the debut of ABC's "Nashville," to  Joe Biden  smirking ...
  • Earl Weaver timeline

    Earl Weaver timeline
    For many, the lasting image of Earl Weaver will be that of a fiery, short man kicking dirt and spewing his displeasure at an umpire. Weaver's personality — described as "combative," "irascible" and also "caring" — carried from his childhood to...
  • L.J. Hoes and Dylan Bundy named Orioles top minor league players for 2012

    L.J. Hoes and Dylan Bundy named Orioles top minor league players for 2012
    The Orioles didn’t have to make any extra travel plans for their top minor-league award winners for the first time in 20-plus years. On Tuesday, as part of minor league appreciation night, the organization honored current Oriole right-hander...
  • Covering Earl Weaver was a joy

    Covering Earl Weaver was a joy
    Earl Weaver was a reporter’s dream-come-true. If you were a young columnist covering the Orioles in the early 80s, as I was for the old Evening Sun, you couldn’t ask to be around a more colorful manager. You almost didn’t have to...
  • Some more Weaver memories and stories

    Some more Weaver memories and stories
    Earl Weaver, the former Orioles Hall of Fame manager who died Friday night, left those around him with such great memories and stories, that it was hard to get them all in for the one story I did Sunday. So here are some of the leftovers. My most...
  • Earl Weaver will be memorialized Saturday in Florida

    Earl Weaver will be memorialized Saturday in Florida
    Orioles Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver will be memorialized Saturday in Davie, Fla., after a private, family-only ceremony tonight in South Florida. Weaver, 82, collapsed and died Friday night on a cruise ship. Weaver and his wife, Marianna, had...
  • Former Orioles, others attend Fla. memorial service for Earl Weaver

    Former Orioles, others attend Fla. memorial service for Earl Weaver
    The memorial service for Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver was held Saturday afternoon in Davie, Fla., near where Weaver spent his retirement years. Former Orioles attending the service included: Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson, Jim Palmer, Eddie Murray,...
  • No players elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

    No players elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
    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. No players...
  • Jim Palmer says HOF results are 'a shot across the bow of the whole Steroid Era'

    Jim Palmer says HOF results are 'a shot across the bow of the whole Steroid Era'
    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...