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5,000 fans show up to see American Pharoah before Haskell Invitational
BaltimoreSun.com / Sat, 1 Aug 2015 01:45:00 PDT
Triple Crown winner American Pharoah had an enthusiastic rooting section as he galloped Friday morning in preparation for the $1.75 million Haskell Invitational. Monmouth Park built a "Pharoah Fan Fest" around the colt's appearance in the race Sunday. The first event was a free open house, which...

Rehoboth tests local guards in Lifeguard Olympics
Cape Gazette / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT
http://capegazette.villagesoup.com/media/Common/CapeGazette/2015/7/30/1533296/t600-z_DCS2807.jpg Lifeguards from along the eastern shore met on the night of July 23 to compete against each other in the 38th annual Rehoboth Lifeguard Olympics. The Olympics saw large crowds of residents and locals mixing with the beach patrols drawn in by the size of the event. With much cheering, sweating and smiling, guards from nine different patrols, all Delaware patrols and Ocean City, Md., ran, swam, pushed and pulled to ...

FSK Post 11 rallies, advances to semis
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 01 Aug 2015 01:00:00 -0400
FUNKSTOWN — Facing elimination from the state American Legion Baseball Tournament, Frederick’s Francis Scott Key Post 11 rallied to force extra innings, then scored three runs in the top of the 10th f

Higher wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 01 Aug 2015 01:30:00 -0400
SEATTLE — Menu prices are up 21 percent and you don’t have to tip at Ivar’s Salmon House on Seattle’s Lake Union after the restaurant decided to institute the city’s $15-an-hour minimum wage two years

New rector at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary holds to tradition
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:00:00 -0400
Mount St. Mary’s University Seminary’s newly appointed rector plans to develop priests who are grounded in the faith’s tradition and prepared to serve in an ever-changing secular world.

Orioles roar back from down six to topple Tigers, 8-7, after eventful deadline
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:15:00 PDT
The Orioles' 8-7 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night wasn't the way you typically draw them up, but they couldn't argue with the result.

Judge orders Goodell, Brady appear in court Aug. 12, 19
BaltimoreSun.com / Sat, 1 Aug 2015 01:53:01 PDT
The federal judge handling Tom Brady's attempt to overturn his four-game suspension ordered the New England quarterback and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to appear in court twice in mid-August.

Orioles rally to tame Tigers
Herald-Mail.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:18:00 -0400
Adam Jones and Manny Machado homered, and the Baltimore Orioles rallied from a six-run deficit to beat the trade-ravaged Detroit Tigers 8-7 on Friday night.

Inglewood welcomes back Paul Pierce ... as a Clipper
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 03:30:00 PDT
There was no chance of Paul Pierce getting the kind of reception he had two days earlier, when he bounced a ceremonial first pitch to home plate at Dodger Stadium and was booed.

Sagamore to use Aquarium land in Port Covington
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:15:00 PDT
Kevin Plank's Sagamore Development Co. can use land owned by a unit of the National Aquarium in Port Covington for a planned technology incubator nearby, under a new agreement.

Rehoboth seeks to dismiss referendum suit
Cape Gazette / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:47:59 EDT
Attorneys for Rehoboth Beach have filed a motion to dismiss a federal lawsuit challenging the voting in the city’s June 27 referendum on the ocean outfall and City Hall projects. City officials, in a press release, also say they will press forward with the two projects, despite being threatened with an injunction if they do so. The city’s motion, filed July 31, challenges Jackie Nichols’ lawsuit on four grounds: ...

‘The Prince of Pranks,’ Orioles pitcher Moe Drabowsky had ‘hundreds’ of victims
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 06:00:00 PDT
Call them flakes, misfits or screwballs. They are athletes whose offbeat antics mystify teammates and fascinate fans and, over three centuries, Baltimore has been blessed with its share. The Baltimore Sun is counting down The Daffy Dozen, the 12 most memorable characters in the city's sports lore....

Unpredictable Jim Harbaugh is Big Ten’s No. 1 curiosity
BaltimoreSun.com / Sat, 1 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT
His genius is that he doesn't try to act like a genius. Jim Harbaugh, at different times, comes across as endearing, puzzling and witty.

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