| Oct 21, 2012
| 10:36 AM
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...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:55 PM
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...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 4:15 PM
It won't be pretty
Tarnished as he is, Roger Clemens could find plenty of better things to do than what he will do this weekend — pitch for the Sugar Land Skeeters.
It's unclear if Clemens wants this to be the...
| 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...
| May 24, 2012
| 6:00 AM
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...
| May 25, 2012
| 5:00 AM
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...
| May 26, 2012
| 12:49 PM
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...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Antonio Tobias “Toby” Mendez has been making a new Cal Ripken Jr. in his studio.
Mendez’s version — in bronze — will be taller than the human version of the Iron Man shortstop and several hundred pounds heavier.
| Jun 4, 2012
| 9:51 AM
A look at what some other media outlets are saying about the Orioles:
* Jonah Keri of Grantland.com has dropped the Orioles from No. 4 to No. 10 in his MLB rankings and says the team is being victimized now by the "Veep" Curse:
A episode of the HBO...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 1:12 PM
The Orioles' home game July 14 against the Detroit Tigers has been changed from a 7:05 start to 4:05.
The change was made because the game has been selected for broadcast on Fox.
That is also the day of the Jim Palmer sculpture unveiling, which will...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Orioles outfielder Endy Chavez, his strained right hamstring still sore after pulling up lame rounding first base last night, is out of the lineup for tonight's game against the Pirates and is currently day-to-day.
Chavez said he didn't believe he...