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WASHINGTON -- As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball's return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta Manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that the...
WASHINGTON — As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball’s return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that...
March 4, 2006: The Maryland women's basketball team ends a 14-game losing streak to Duke by defeating the Blue Devils, 78-70, in the semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. The teams will meet again in the NCAA final with Maryland (34-4)...
Oct. 26, 2002: Make it five straight wins for Maryland's football team, which rips Duke, 45-12. Scott McBrien passes for two touchdowns, Nick Novak kicks a 51-yard field goal and the visiting Terps intercept three passes to go 6-2 for the year. They'll...
July 21, 2000: Jamal Lewis, the fifth player picked in the NFL draft, agrees to a six-year contract with the Ravens worth in excess of $35 million. "It's important for us as a team, and Jamal as a player, to get started on the right foot," Ravens coach...
Tags: Memorial Stadium, Jamal Lewis, Football, Cy Young Award, Cancer
There are some who think Hagerstown lives in the dark ages. Not local author Bob Savitt who has proof that Hagerstonians have been an enlightened bunch since at least the early 1900s, especially when it came to their baseball. “We were pioneers...
Tags: History, Pennsylvania, Book, Hack Wilson, Maryland
TV SPORTS Women's College Basketball-Michigan at Purdue, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Penn State at Northwestern, 7:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Idaho at Nevada, 10 p.m. (ESPNU) Men's College Basketball-Xavier at Cincinnati, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Villanova at...
The Fabulous ForumContinuing our countdown of the 15 greatest L.A. Dodgers of all time, as chosen by our readers. No. 1: Sandy Koufax (6,284 first-place votes, 116,888 points) When you talk about the greatest left-handed pitchers of all time, you start with......
Times Staff And Wire ReportsBill Werber, who was the oldest living former major league baseball player and a teammate of Babe Ruth, has died at age 100. Werber died Thursday morning of age-related causes after moving into an assisted-care facility in Charlotte, N.C., three weeks...
Tribune staff reporterTom Glavine received his automatic pass to the Hall of Fame on Sunday night at Wrigley Field, while the Cubs suffered a loss that could put a serious dent in their postseason dreams. While Glavine earned his 300th victory in the New York Mets' 8-3 win...
BASKETBALL: Naismith Memorial George Hepbron, Still Pond // A friend of the game's inventor, James Naismith, Hepbron is credited with writing the first book about basketball (How to Play Basketball), as well as creating interpretations of many of the...
(BBWAA: Elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America; VC: Elected by the Veterans Committee; NL: Elected by the Veterans Committee based on Negro league career): 1936 -- BBWAA: Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Honus...
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