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  • Peter Hayes Devin

    Peter Hayes Devin
    Peter Hayes Devin, 55, passed away peacefully in his home on December 30, 2012, after a four year battle with ALS, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was surrounded by love and family as he was welcomed into heaven and the arms of...
  • Did baseball HOF voting surprise you?

    Bonds, Clemens snubbed Dan Connolly Baltimore Sun It's not surprising that no one received the needed 75 percent of BBWAA ballots. It's also not surprising that Craig Biggio, he of the 3,060 career hits for the Astros, was the highest vote-getter...
  • 'We feel like we are a great team and nobody can beat us,' Joe Flacco says

    'We feel like we are a great team and nobody can beat us,' Joe Flacco says
    Joe Flacco didn't exactly channel his inner Joe Namath, but the Ravens quarterback definitely likes his team’s chances in Sunday’s AFC championship game against the New England Patriots. “I think we feel like we are a great team and...
  • GOP's Roraback Among Malloy's 15 Nominees For Superior Court Judge

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy nominated 15 new Superior Court judges Thursday, including prominent Republican Andrew Roraback among the familiar names in the political and legal worlds. Many people had considered Roraback the Republican Party's best chance to...
  • What they're saying about the Ravens, the 49ers and the Super Bowl (1/25)

    What they're saying about the Ravens, the 49ers and the Super Bowl (1/25)
    Here is what other news outlets are saying about the Ravens, San Francisco 49ers and Super Bowl XLVII today. --- Peter Schrager of FOX Sports writes that O.J. Brigance's brave battle continues to inspire the Ravens. “Known around the Ravens...
  • Yankee Legend Lou Gehrig Dies at 37

     
    une 3, 1941: Until he lapsed into a coma, New York Yankee first baseman Lou Gehrig, the “Iron Horse” of baseball, was sure he would win against the rare disease that was slowly killing him. The Yankees announced that his......
  • VIDEO: Alabama coach Mitch Gaspard, FSU’s Mike Martin on tornadoes

     
    During Thursday afternoon's Tallahassee regional news conference, Alabama coach Mitch Gaspard was asked about the toll the past two month has taken on his team, its university and the town both call home. On April 27, an EF-4 level tornado with 190 mph...
  • One colleague, one phone call I'll never forget

     
    I met Larry O’Rourke about six years ago at a media golf tournament he was hosting to raise money for various area charities. I quickly learned that that’s who Larry was. Most of my contact with Larry was on the......
  • Of golf and Larry O'Rourke

     
    He was going to write a book about the golf courses of Maine. That’s as far as the idea developed, but he beamed over it. “There are so many great courses here!” Larry shouted into the phone during one of......
  • On Polly Platt: She was Hollywood's ultimate creative muse

     
    Polly Platt was a creative muse and inspiration to such Hollywood filmmakers as Jim Brooks, Peter Bogdanovich, Cameron Crowe and Wes Anderson...
  • Polly Platt: 1939-2011, the ex-wife who helped make Bogdanovich’s career

     
    It is nice to see Peter Bodgdanovich acknowledge the accomplishments of his ex-wife, the art director Polly Platt, in her obituary today. She was 72 and had suffered from Lou Gehrig's disease. Critics far and wide have long maintained that her sensibility...