| Sep 6, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Here it is September and not only are the Baltimore Orioles in contention for post-season play for the first time in nearly a generation, as of mid-week they were tied for first place with the New York Yankees.
What a fitting backdrop this Orioles team...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:54 PM
After almost a decade on Baltimore TV, Amber Theoharis signed off for the last time Thursday from a local sporting event. She starts Sept. 21 as a co-host on "NFL Total Access" on the NFL Network. She leaves next week for California.
Theoharis took a...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:46 PM
It all seemed so right. The Orioles long ago chose Thursday night to unveil Cal Ripken's statue at Oriole Park because of the obvious connection to what happened here on the same date 17 years ago, but they could not have known it would be so perfectly...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Ann L. Rector, a homemaker and longtime volunteer, died Wednesday of congestive heart failure at her Towson condominium. She was 93.
The daughter of an Internal Revenue Service agent and a homemaker, the former Ann Lorraine Armiger was born in...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 12:56 PM
The heater rides in at 91 miles an hour, belt-high and straight, giving Orioles hitter Matt Wieters a good view of what looks like a strike in the making. As it reaches the plate, it dives toward the ground.
No mortal can say for sure whether the...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 6:29 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he didn't go old school by design. It was purely by necessity and circumstance that four of his young, inexperienced starters have ended up in the bullpen in September.
"That's the way it used to be done," Showalter...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 6:03 AM
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....
| Oct 1, 2012
| 6:34 PM
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...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:31 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 11:37 AM
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,...
| May 20, 2012
| 8:19 PM
"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...