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Jim Palmer

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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Flying high, at last

    Flying high, at last
    "The Orioles will finish fifth in the American League East. Only because they can't finish sixth." — Grant Brisbee, baseball blogger, writing in SB Nation on April 5, 2012 Midafternoon on Thursday, Sept. 6, I got off the No. 11 bus near Light...
  • Success of Ravens and Orioles brings back memories of 1971

    Success of Ravens and Orioles brings back memories of 1971
    Forty-one years. Until now, that's how long it had been since Baltimore's baseball and football teams thrilled fans by making their respective playoffs in the same year. In January, the Ravens played New England for the AFC championship, and lost to the...
  • Catching Up With ... Kevin Loughery

    Catching Up With ... Kevin Loughery
    He was a gritty 6-foot-3 guard from the Bronx with boundless energy and a long, sweet jumper that seemed to kiss the Civic Center's ceiling before finding its mark. "Bullseye!" Baltimore Bullets broadcaster Jim Karvellas would exclaim as Kevin Loughery...
  • Orioles notes and observations: Chen, Hunter, Matusz, Jones, WBC

    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...
  • Both with winning seasons, Ravens and Orioles offer rare celebration for city fans

    Both with winning seasons, Ravens and Orioles offer rare celebration for city fans
    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...
  • 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...