| Oct 19, 2010
| 5:20 PM
Butch Hobson, one of the most successful managers in Atlantic League history, has been hired by the Lancaster Barnstormers for the 2011 season, it was announced Tuesday by team president Jon Danos.
Hobson, 59, replaces Tom Herr, whose contract was bought...
| Jul 8, 2011
The idea is always at the surface, has been since the story of an NFL star dying in an Afghanistan firefight captured America's attention, and struck especially hard on this past holiday weekend, 10 years after the Sept. 11 attacks.
You remember Pat...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 8:30 AM
Kirk McEwen wasn't nervous when he entered the radio booth at Oriole Park last Saturday. The Sykesville resident had been behind a microphone a few thousand times during a long broadcasting career.
But this was different. McEwen was one of 25...
| Aug 13, 2011
The Saints defense set the tone early. On San Francisco's first series, defensive end Will Smith brokei thru to pressure quarterback Alex Smith. Smith's attempted pass fell aimlessly to the turf.
49ers quarterbacks were sacked 6 times and rookie...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 1:27 AM
Orlando resident and future Baseball Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr., was honored as the 12th recipient of the Commissioner’s Historic Achievement Award on Sunday night prior to Game 4 of the World Series in Arlington, Texas.
Griffey Jr., who...
| May 23, 2011
Allegations of doping by Lance Armstrong are not surprising, according to several San Diego cyclists.
In a 60 minutes interview Sunday, former teammate Tyler Hamilton said he witnesses Armstrong injecting E.P.O, a red blood cell stimulant on multiple...
| Feb 28, 2007
Ron Santo's heart was broken again Tuesday when he was denied entrance into the Baseball Hall of Fame, leaving the former Cubs icon to wonder whether his day ever will come.
The nine-time All-Star learned Tuesday morning the Veterans Committee again...
| Dec 21, 2008
Dock Ellis, the former major league pitcher who claimed to have thrown a no-hitter while on LSD but later turned his exploits into the basis of an anti-drug crusade and counseling career, died Friday of liver disease at County-USC Medical Center. He was...
| Aug 7, 2009
Witnessing a five-run deficit in the first two innings Thursday that included a two-out throwing error, two walks and another defensive lapse drew an unflattering comparison from White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen.
"It was like a Little League game out...
| Apr 3, 2008
The fictional manager of the Durham Bulls (played with grit by the late Trey Wilson) said it best in the classic film "Bull Durham." Baseball, he reflected, "is a simple game. You throw the ball. You hit the ball. You catch the ball."
So why do the...
| May 16, 2008
Hampton Roads has no major-league sports team, but the area doesn't lack for competitive action. From baseball and golf to football and hockey to basketball and motorsports, there is plenty of fierce competition year-round.
It was once...