| Feb 11, 2012
| 10:49 PM
Peyton Manning has been a dominant player in the NFL since 1998.
He has led his team to a Super Bowl title, gone to multiple Pro Bowls, earned MVP honors and set multiple passing records. His critical importance to his team was highlighted in his absence...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 1:24 AM
This is the transcript, as provided by Major League Baseball, of the press conference Sunday in which Ken Griffey Jr. was given the Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award in Arlington, Texas, before Game 4 of the World Series.
Harold Reynolds, who was...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 9:32 AM
Sportswriting is one of those professions that looks easy – all you do is watch a game and sling an opinion, right? – but is actually quite difficult precisely because of that apparent ease. Opinions are a dime a dozen. Being able to...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:11 PM
Recently, I stopped by Mozambique to check out the stage and sound system because our band, Close Enough, has been invited to play there from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 11 for the early bird session.
Having been a past resident of Laguna Beach (living at...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 9:50 PM
When Eddie Murray's sculpture is unveiled at Camden Yards this afternoon, if the sun catches the bronze just so, onlookers might get a glimpse of themselves in the reflection.
It's fitting for the Orioles' most prolific hitter ever. Writers, and even...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 4:48 PM
Two days ago, Orioles Hall of Famer Eddie Murray received a sneak peek of the statue that would be unveiled Saturday in his honor.
With the switch-hitting Murray hitting from the left side, crouched low to the ground, bat barrel pointing to the sky in...
| 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 13, 2012
| 2:52 PM
To the sports fans and careful readers who called or wrote us about the Almanac item on Monday, thank you. And yes, we know that the caption about Mickey Mantle was wrong. But thanks for sharing. We appreciate hearing about such errors and ask you to keep...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 9:27 PM
Derek Jeter continues to move up the all-time hits list, and for the second time this season he passed an Orioles great Tuesday night.
Jeter's leadoff home run against the White Sox's Francisco Liriano in Chicago was the Yankee shortstop's 3,256th career...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Once upon a time in baseball, it was easy to enjoy greatness.
Today, in the shadow of performance-enhancing drugs (known as PEDs), enjoying the players who stack up awe-inspiring numbers just ain't easy. Players, rightly or wrongly, are under the...
| Oct 17, 2012
In the excellent new drama “Mr. Sophistication,” veteran comedian/actor Ron Waters (Chicago-native Harry Lennix) is tempted by the notion that fame means he exists on a different level in society.
“I think any honest celebrity would see...