| 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...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 11:53 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers have re-signed All-Star outfielder Matt Kemp to an eight year deal worth $160 million, the richest player contract the Dodgers have ever signed, the team said on Friday.
Kemp, one of the favorites for the National...
| 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...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 10:59 PM
Eddie Murray, the former Orioles Hall of Famer, has been linked to an investigation by federal authorities in a wide-ranging insider trading case that already has ensnared teammate Doug DeCinces, according to a Reuters report.
Investigators have been...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 9:55 PM
LeRoy Neiman, a wildly successful American artist who was famous for his colorful portraits of athletes in motion and who became an artistic fixture at such major sporting events as the Olympics and the Super Bowl, has died. He was 91.
Neiman, who was...