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Lou Gehrig

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  • Prosecutor uses memorabilia to help witnesses, victims relax

    Prosecutor uses memorabilia to help witnesses, victims relax
    When he and his staff moved back into their offices in the Carroll Building last year after a renovation, Howard County State's Attorney Dario Broccolino noticed how bare the walls were and how lifeless the place seemed. It had been a while since the...
  • Baseball diplomacy: Ripken hosts Japanese teens

    Baseball diplomacy: Ripken hosts Japanese teens
    Thinking backon his efforts as an ambassador of baseball, Cal Ripken Jr. recalled howthe teens he worked with in Nicaragua were so excited it was impossible to corral them into groups, while the kids in China were so reserved it was hard to get them out...
  • Man Whose Wheelchair Money was Stolen, Dies

    Man Whose Wheelchair Money was Stolen, Dies
    A man with Lou Gehrig’s Disease who had money for his wheelchair ramp stolen in June, has now died. Leo Smith lived in a trailer home park in Tracy with his new wife Angela. Leo was a car salesman and former cook who was active until just a few...
  • Northwestern study unveils clues to cause of ALS

    Northwestern study unveils clues to cause of ALS
    Researchers at Northwestern University say they have discovered a common cause behind the mysterious and deadly affliction of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease, that could open the door to an effective treatment. Dr....
  • Ravens notes: After short break, Ravens return to practice

    Ravens notes: After short break, Ravens return to practice
    After enduring a tough grind of playing four games in 18 days, the Ravens got back to work Monday following a three-day weekend. The players are off Tuesday as well, and had a light workout Monday. "They were here in great spirits, had a good attitude...
  • In the Pipeline: Author touches all the bases

    In the Pipeline: Author touches all the bases
    "H.B. Champion Standards Win 3 to 2! Fastest Game of Baseball Witnessed Here! 2000 See Game! Gate receipts over $609!" So trumpeted the local headlines one summer day in the late 1920s after a ballgame in Huntington Beach. For many fans, baseball...
  • Local company develops mind-reading device

    Local company develops mind-reading device
    SAN DIEGO-- Imagine communicating just by thinking. It may sound like science fiction, but a San Diego company is developing a revolutionary device that may soon make it possible. Meet the iBrain. It looks like a headband, but it’s an EEG brain...
  • 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...
  • MDA Honors Steve Gleason

    MDA Honors Steve Gleason
    A former New Orleans Saints player is being honored for making a difference in the fight against Muscular Dystrophy. The first annual Muscle Team fundraiser was held Wednesday night at Harrah's Hotel, in the Vieux Carre Ballroom. Steve Gleason was named...
  • Marylander of the Year

    Marylander of the Year
    In 1987, The Sun's editorial board decided to bestow upon the Johns Hopkins University's then-president, Steven Muller, a newly created award: Marylander of the Year. The distinction was meant to honor the person who "contributed the most to Baltimore and...
  • Can Baltimore's 'Ball Boys' be the next 'Pawn Stars?'

    Can Baltimore's 'Ball Boys' be the next 'Pawn Stars?'
    The new ABC reality TV series "Ball Boys" opens with the motto: "Every great moment in sports leaves something behind." This network series set in a Baltimore sports memorabilia shop tells the stories of what happens to some of the stuff left behind....