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South Bend Tribune Staff WriterShe's beaten the odds ... but not the disease. Dr. Faye Magneson has been battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis for almost nine years. Most patients live only two to five years with ALS. Magneson was an internal medicine doctor and director of...
It never was meant to be simply a way to pass the time during a possible NFL work stoppage. Tom Zbikowski’s return to boxing March 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas is the renewing of a passion that simply wouldn’t go away. In fact, the...
The National High School Coaches Association announced that Gehrig Dieter of South Bend Washington High has been named the National High School Athlete of the Month for September. “The NHSCA is proud to honor Gehrig Dieter as its September...
THE ORIOLES will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Brooks Robinson's major league debut Saturday at Camden Yards, but Robinson won't be there to help. "They asked me, but I just don't want to do that," Robinson, 68, said yesterday. One reason is he...
Frank Robinson may have been the most talented player ever to don an Orioles uniform, but there are several other former Orioles who can lay claim to the title of The Greatest Oriole: Cal Ripken The Iron Man shortstop broke Lou Gehrig's supposedly...
Sun StaffThe second of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 major-league seasons. The curtain to the 1983 season lowered on the careers of three future Hall of Famers: catcher Johnny Bench, pitcher Gaylord Perry and outfielder Carl Yastrzemski. It opened wide...
Sun StaffTenth of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 major-league seasons. The last season at Memorial Stadium brought tears from sentimental fans, more losses than wins from the Orioles, and another Most Valuable Player Award for Cal Ripken. Making himself...
Sun StaffSeventeenth of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 full major-league seasons. Cal Ripken entered his manager's office around 7:30 p.m. on the night of Sept. 20, 1998, and ended the major leagues' longest consecutive-games streak at 2,632. He did so...
Sun StaffEleventh of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 major-league seasons. The 1992 season provided the worst output of Cal Ripken's 11 full seasons in the major leagues, and a contract that made him "an Oriole for life." Rumors that he could wind up in...
Sun StaffSEATTLE - The Safeco Field crowd stood at 6:19 p.m., almost too late to force Cal Ripken from the batter's box to acknowledge its welcome as he led off the third inning of a scoreless All-Star Game. A tip of his helmet, a wave of the bat. Then a swing....
Sun StaffOrioles fans learned yesterday that they're losing their hometown boy turned Iron Man, their Cal. Cal Ripken, the third baseman who needs no last name in Baltimore or in baseball, announced that he's retiring after 21 years with the Orioles. Fans...
Sun StaffMom knew. Vi Ripken was puttering around the house in Aberdeen on Saturday when the phone rang. Her eldest son was calling. They spoke briefly, family chitchat. Then Cal took a deep breath and swung. "I just wanted you to know that I've made my...
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