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Highlights from Ravens practice Tuesday

Injury report: The Ravens got back rookie receiver Chris Moore, but they still had 16 players that didn't practice. The only new ... Former Ravens...

Orioles minor league report: Parker Bridwell taking well to relieving at Bowie

Right-hander Joe Gunkel, 24, pulled his ERA back under 4.00 by allowing one earned run in 6 1/3 innings with seven strikeouts Tuesday. He's now...

Digest: Johnson ends Harrison's run to reach Citi Open quarterfinals

7 Alexander Zverev got past Malek Jaziri, 6-2, 5-7, 6-2, and No. 8 Sam Querrey took the last five ... College track and field: Mount...

Maryland House speaker objects to giving university system chief raise, bonus

Caret and board Chairman James Shea did not respond to requests for comment. ... Gail Bates, a Howard County Republican and a member of Conway's...

Diamond Stone, Maryland ramp up aggressiveness to advance in Big Ten tournament

Carter said that he and Stone have “been talking for almost a week now” about starting fast. “We said if we start with a higher...

Highlights and lowlights from the Orioles' intrasquad game

(blog) (blog)The emergence of fast-rising minor league prospect Trey Mancini could prompt the Orioles to find out whether fellow first base prospect Christian Walker...

Even amid historic storm, some in Baltimore area refuse to be stopped

reporters Ian Duncan, Lorraine Mirabella, Tim Smith, Yvonne Wenger, Liz Bowie, Wesley Case, Doug Donovan, John-John Williams IV, Rachel Cieri, Luke Broadwater and Pamela...

'No pressure' for pitchers as Orioles observe them during minicamp in Florida

It's one thing to be told that something is informal and largely unstructured, as the Orioles' young pitchers who traveled south for the team's annual...

Much turnover likely in Baltimore City Council elections

The Baltimore City Council — a body some hope will help bring change to a beleaguered city — is likely to experience significant turnover in...

Ed Hottle said Stevenson football "missed opportunity" to score big win vs ...

Ed Hottle said Stevenson football "missed opportunity" to score big win vs ...I think we had our opportunities to take control early, and we kind...

What you need to know about Chris Davis' suspension

CBSSports.com By Alexander Pyles The ... An already-disappointing season for Orioles slugger Chris Davis came to an abrupt halt on Friday when Major League Baseball...

The future of maglev is already here ... in China [Letter]

I read your article about the proposed maglev train with interest but was surprised that you did not write more about the one that is...

Analyzing the Orioles' two trades Saturday

Practically anyone with an option -- Jimmy Paredes, Steve Clevenger, Ryan Flaherty -- could be sent to a minor league affiliate Sunday and be brought...

Analyzing the Baltimore Orioles' two trades Saturday

(blog)Practically anyone with an option — Jimmy Paredes, Steve Clevenger, Ryan Flaherty — could be sent to a minor league affiliate Sunday and be...

Analyzing the Orioles' two trades Saturday

Practically anyone with an option — Jimmy Paredes, Steve Clevenger, Ryan Flaherty — could be sent to a minor league affiliate Sunday and be brought...

The US needs Russia [Commentary]

Oddly, the Russian people adore our music, movies, and even our fast food restaurants, and a large number speak English to varying degrees. One Russian...

Ravens rookie Timmy Jernigan becoming pivotal player due to injuries and his ...

... the teams played their preseason opener on Thursday. (Rob Carr, Getty Images /August 7, 2014) ... The Ravens have lost defensive ends Brent Urban...

Summer jobs prepare the next generation [Commentary]

I called Little League baseball and men's fast pitch softball games for teams in Baltimore County. Most of the other umpires were grown men, and...

Coffee Companion (7/18): Orioles to finally resume play

(blog)Upgrading at second base is tricky because rookie Jonathan Schoop and Ryan Flaherty both have played well defensively, especially in turning the double play.

Comcast provides competitive services in Baltimore [Letter]

When it comes to broadband, Comcast continues to deliver the fastest Internet speeds to the most homes and is also providing the fastest in-home WiFi...

A win-win for Hopkins [Editorial]

The prospect of a $15-an-hour minimum wage has become something of a mantra for unions in recent months; it was sought by Chicago fast-food workers...

O'Malley intervention could mean faster deal in Hopkins Hospital labor dispute

Ed Rendell intervened in a labor fight over pension benefits in which about 5,000 workers of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority walked off the job.

Stacking the deck [Editorial]

Fast forward to today, and New York's Civilian Complaint Review Board is an independent agency headed by a 13-member all-civilian board and employing more than...

Faster, cheaper, better broadband in Baltimore [Commentary]

There is a monopoly for fast Internet services in Baltimore City. As a consequence, a new Comcast customer can pay as much as $1,000 more...

Public unions at risk [Editorial]

The notion that public sector wages are a matter of public policy while private sector wages are not is also increasingly false, given that current...

On Cantor's defeat, Obama's foreign policy debacle and old-school basketball ...

Fast forward 18 months. Extremists in Nigeria have kidnapped and held hostage 300 young school girls, a third of Iraq has fallen to the Islamic...

Rapper's Jon Cardin endorsement adds to storied history of rejected political nods

Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. and Democratic challenger Doug Duncan — returned campaign contributions from convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff. At last week's fundraiser, former Baltimore Mayor...

NRA talks sense (then changes its mind) [Editorial]

Recent demonstrations in Texas in which proponents of open-carry gun laws have toted rifles into fast food outlets en masse got a written reprimand from...

With out-of-this-world tweets, Maryland astronaut becomes an online hit

By Chris Kaltenbach, The . 12:12 p.m. EDT, June ... Even before his Soyuz flight took off May 28, Wiseman was posting selfies of him...

Freedom of, not from, religion [Commentary]

Not so fast. The vote was 5 to 4, as the reliably liberal wing of the court (Justices Kagan, Ginsburg, Suter and Sotomayor) held that...

Lardarius Webb determined to become 'lockdown' corner again

Everything just wasn't as fast as I wanted it to be. And then towards the end of the season, ... Ravens coach John Harbaugh has...

EU elections a step backward

It deserves better from Brussels, which perhaps acted too fast on expansion but definitely too slowly in building legitimacy. It deserved better from this election,...

A government for the rich [Commentary]

For we are fast transforming from a democracy that prides itself on a government of, by and for the people into a plutocracy based on...

Aquarium's newest exhibit: Millennial pandering [Letter]

The debate over the dolphins at the National Aquarium has taken on an unpleasant aroma ("Free the dolphins," May 20). I've been a National Aquarium...

Coffee Companion (5/21): Chris Davis doubles home run total in win

(blog)Big-league veteran Miguel Olivo went Mike Tyson on his teammate, Dodgers prospect Alexander Guererro, in the dugout during their Triple-A game yesterday afternoon. Seriously.

Evelyn W. Pasquier, lawyer

Evelyn W. Pasquier, who as a senior associate with the old Baltimore law firm of Frank, Bernstein, Conaway and Goldman played a pivotal role in...

What ever happened to free speech panic? [Commentary]

Kansas City Star Fast-forward to another September 11. Failing ... Cable news networks, op-ed pages and public radio lit up with "expert" commentary about how we...

Put wind farm on hold [Letter]

Rising seas, years to go. Let's focus on the immediate threat to bald eagles and other birds. The proposed wind farms are being fast-tracked through...

The Bundys and the dispute over conservative principles [Letter]

... that picks and chooses what laws it decides to enforce, an administration that violates its own laws by not handing over needed information in...

The pull of the pool [Editorial]

But nobody should underestimate what the impossibly fast man from Baltimore can do with Coach Bob Bowman at his side and 50 meters of water...

Rep. Moran can't retire fast enough [Letter]

When U.S. Rep. James Moran Jr., a Virginia Democrat, announced in January that he would not seek re-election to Congress, I (along with every other...

Hitless Orioles infielder Ryan Flaherty 'will be all right,' Presley says

(blog)DETROIT — Orioles hitting coach Jim Presley made a point to talk to infielder Ryan Flaherty on Friday afternoon after watching Flaherty strike out...

Hitless Ryan Flaherty 'will be all right,' Orioles hitting coach Jim Presley says

Washington Post DETROIT — Orioles hitting coach Jim Presley made a point to talk to infielder Ryan Flaherty on Friday afternoon after watching Flaherty strike out...

Norris 'champing at the bit' for first start of season for slumping O's

Baltimore SportsReport.com To fill Hardy's absence, Ryan Flaherty moved from third base to shortstop, Steve Lombardozzi started at second and rookie Jonathan Schoop made his first...

Baltimore Ravens and tight end Owen Daniels agree to one-year-deal

"You can never have too many fast cars in your garage. What he ... The Ravens held discussions with former starting tight end Ed Dickson...

US gas exports: disenfranchising Maryland to spite Russia? [Commentary]

This, apparently, is what the "fast-tracking" of gas exports looks like. At Cove Point, nearby residents have recently been told to prepare for a six-story...

Aberdeen Fire Department celebrates 125 years of service

Other top fire responders were: Dale Budnick Sr., 581 calls; Dale Budnick Jr., 525; Edward Budnick, 512; Noel Budnick, 387; Wilfried Adams, 357; Scott Budnick;...

Hospital launches support group as more young people suffer from heart attacks

Actor Michael Clarke Duncan died at age 54 after suffering a heart attack. Doctors believe some of the ... John Weitzel, a 48-year-old Crownsville contractor,...

Power plant subsidies were never needed [Commentary]

Not so fast. CPV is appealing the federal court decision in Maryland. But, they are not alone. The PSC is also appealing the federal court's...

'Tender mercies' of MIA accounting [Commentary]

... standard operating procedures and, as some coverage suggests, not performing to the fictional standards of the laboratories of "CSI" or "Bones," where DNA testing...