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  • Top 175 athletes list left a few out

    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...
  • This week in sports history in The Sun: May 20-26

    This week in sports history in The Sun:  May 20-26
    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...
  • 'VEEP' comes to Baltimore's Camden Yards Sunday, and Selina meets Jim Palmer

    'VEEP' comes to Baltimore's Camden Yards Sunday, and Selina meets Jim Palmer
    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...
  • 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...
  • What they're saying about the Orioles

    What they're saying about the Orioles
    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 teamĀ is being victimized now by the "Veep" Curse: A episode of the HBO...
  • Orioles' July 14 game vs. Tigers moved up for Fox TV coverage

    Orioles' July 14 game vs. Tigers moved up for Fox TV coverage
    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...