| Aug 7, 2012
| 11:42 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Separated geographically by less than two miles, the baseball programs of Missouri State University and Drury University will come together for the first time on the diamond this fall with a common mission in mind. The Bears and...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 7:04 PM
The rain would not come for another hour, so Hall of Famer Eddie Murray had to settle for bathing in the affection of his close friends and the large gathering of fans who crowded into Legends Park to see his statue unveiled on Saturday.
| Aug 15, 2012
| 3:13 PM
I've never seen anything like this. It's hard to fathom. So rare is the view that I don't even want to blink for fear of missing a split second. Did I really just see that?
Recently, at a signing for my new book, "Baseball in Orange County," an elderly...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:55 PM
Cal Ripken Jr.announced today that he'll be auctioning off the 1994 Chevy Suburban that he drove for several years during his Hall of Fame career with the Orioles.
Ripken drove the truck to Camden Yards the nights he tied and broke Lou Gehrig’s...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 6:03 PM
There is a little Doyle Brunson in all of us.
Every one has a small piece of professional poker player in them … even if he or she doesn’t know it.
Brunson is one of the forefathers of his game because he calculates odds and takes well-...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 6:32 PM
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...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 10:55 PM
SPRINGFIELD, MO - The Kickapoo Chiefs knocked off rival Glendale 11-1 in 5 innings in a game dedicated to long time Glendale coach Howard Bell who is battling ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease.
Kickapoo senior Ryan Rippee tossed a 1-hit complete game for the...
| May 10, 2012
| 9:13 AM
The date — Sept. 6, 1995 — had been circled on calendars, not just in Baltimore, but throughout the country. The countdown for the Orioles' Cal Ripken Jr. to break Lou Gehrig's consecutive-games record had gone on for months.
And yet, if I...
| May 8, 2012
| 8:32 PM
Jeffrey L. Marone, 62, Hollsopple, died May 8, 2012, at St. Clair Memorial Hospital, Pittsburgh. Born Aug. 2, 1949, in Johnstown, son of Frank C. and Irene “Pinky” (Capazze) Marone. Preceded in death by mother, and brother, Dana F. “...
| May 9, 2012
| 2:18 PM
Sixty miles east of Babe Ruth's birthplace, in the drowsy town of Sudlersville (population 497), stands a statue of the other great slugger from Maryland's past. But you'll have to stop at the town's only red light, corner of Church and Main, to view...