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Lots of stories I cover in media make me angry. The failure of public TV to come anywhere near living up to its promise. Cable channels that let ideology drive their coverage — and then lie about it to the public.But few leave me actually disheartened...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: David Zurawik | Friday, April 29, 2016
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A year after first investing in Urban Stems, the private venture capital arm of Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank has invested more money in the Washington-based flower delivery company.Plank's Sagamore Ventures joined a $6.8 million funding round...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Staff reports | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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In a span of about 30 seconds Saturday evening, Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome disputed a comment made by Dallas Cowboys general manager and owner Jerry Jones, and shot down an ESPN report about what the Ravens planned to do Thursday with the sixth...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jeff Zrebiec, Don Markus | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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How would Hyun Soo Kim adjust to major league pitching without regular playing time? How would he fit in with teammates who had watched with interest as his roster status played out in the public eye? How would he perform? The answer to all three is,...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jon Meoli | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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The Ravens used their 11th and final draft pick on Virginia cornerback Maurice Canady.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jeff Zrebiec | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Orioles pitching prospect Hunter Harvey is back on the shelf, seeing a specialist after second groin setback.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jon Meoli | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Orioles designated hitter Pedro Alvarez is trying to maintain the momentum from his back-to-back two-hit games after three days off.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jon Meoli | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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First pitch, broadcast info, starting pitchers and what to watch in the Orioles' game against the White Sox.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Josh Land | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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After the Eagles built a seven-goal lead Saturday, the Mustangs rallied to within three, but that was as close as they would get as McDonogh earned a 13-8 victory for its 151st straight win. It was the first loss of the season for the host Mustangs.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Katherine Dunn | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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The Ravens have a new philosophy when it comes to the NFL draft. Instead of selecting the best player available, they now take quantity over quality.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Mike Preston | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Officer Dwyone Jones grinned broadly as he approached a young boy on a porch holding a colorful water gun."Getting ready for summertime, huh?" the rookie officer asked, drawing a quick, shy smile from the boy.One year to the day since the death of Freddie...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Kevin Rector | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Anne Arundel County police are investigating a potential bomb threat made at the Westfield Annapolis mall Saturday afternoon. In a brief post on Facebook at about 4 p.m., the county's police department said authorities were looking into a threat made...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Phil Davis | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Ever since he started for his high school team outside Nashville as a freshman, Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds said Saturday that he has been "proving people wrong."...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Don Markus | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Maryland picked up a huge piece in its Class of 2017 when IMG Academy (Fla.) defensive end Joshua Kaindoh announced his oral commitment to the Terps on Twitter on Saturday afternoon.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Daniel Gallen | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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In his college career, Dixon rushed for a school-record 4,480 yards and 72 touchdowns. He also caught 88 passes for 972 yards and 15 touchdowns. He finished second in NCAA history in overall touchdowns behind Navy's Keenan Reynolds. He also tied an NCAA...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jeff Zrebiec | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Defensive lineman Quinton Jefferson became the third former Maryland player taken in the NFL draft when the Seahawks selected him in the fifth round.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Daniel Gallen | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Growing up outside of Washington, former Maryland defensive back Sean Davis modeled his game after Redskins great Sean Taylor. During the weeks and months leading up to the NFL draft, he said he wouldn't mind following in the late Taylor's footsteps...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Daniel Gallen | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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The Ravens reached into the Division II ranks with its fifth-round selection (146 overall), picking defensive end Matt Judon of Grand Valley State.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Don Markus | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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The Ravens used their four pick of the fourth round – No. 132 – to select Michigan defensive tackle Willie Henry. The 6-foot-3, 311-pound Henry was honorable mention all-Big Ten as a senior last season, with his best game coming in the painful last-second...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Don Markus | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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How can Annapolis protect itself against rising sea levels without losing its historic charm? That was the question on the minds of about 75 city officials, residents, climate activists and preservationists during an event Saturday in the state capital's...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Kevin Rector | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Reacting to the shooting of eighth grader Dedric Colvin by a Baltimore police officer, the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland seemed to say, without stating it directly, that the boy never would have been chased or shot if he was white or in...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Dan Rodricks | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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The Ravens used the third of their five fourth-round picks to add additional depth to their offensive line.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jeff Zrebiec | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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BALTIMORE — A man who died after a struggle with Baltimore police officers in 2013 died because he couldn't breathe, and not because of a heart condition as the department's independent review board concluded, according to a new forensic review of...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Juliet Linderman | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Catherine E. Pugh says "change is on its way" in Baltimore. The state senator won the Democratic nomination in last week's mayoral primary against a wide field of candidates who said the city needs a new direction. Pugh has promised to reach out to the...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Yvonne Wenger, Luke Broadwater | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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The 6-4, 283-pound Tapper was selected with the 101st pick overall.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Don Markus | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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After not taking a cornerback through the first two days of the NFL draft, the Ravens addressed the position quickly with the first of five possible fourth-round picks, selecting Temple’s Tavon Young. Young is a Potomac native who played his high school...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jeff Zrebiec | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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The Ravens used the draft pick they received Friday from the Miami Dolphins to select Cincinnati wide receiver Chris Moore with their second fourth-round choice -- 107 overall -- on Saturday....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Don Markus | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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When former Oriole Cal Ripken Jr. and his wife, Kelly, divorced last week, the documents were placed under seal in Baltimore County Circuit Court. That's not the case for most divorces. Divorces, as with other civil court cases, are presumed to be open...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Pamela Wood | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Shortstop Paul Janish saw a seven-game hitting streak end Monday, but he still entered Friday ranked fourth in the International League with a team-leading .352 batting average through 16 games. The glove-first infielder had 19 hits, 18 of which were...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jon Meoli | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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According to Maryland, the Terps trail this intra-state rivalry, 62-41-1. According to Johns Hopkins, the Blue Jays own a 71-41-1 advantage in the series. Maryland is 5-2 away from College Park this season, while Johns Hopkins is 4-1 at home. The No....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Edward Lee | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Loyola Maryland coach Charley Toomey joked that his heart couldn’t take much more stress after the No. 2 seed Greyhounds edged No. 3 seed Bucknell, 7-6, in double overtime in Friday’s Patriot League tournament semifinal at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Edward Lee | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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As the world watched the FBI spar with Apple this winter in an attempt to hack into a San Bernardino shooter's iPhone, federal officials were quietly waging a different encryption battle in a Los Angeles courtroom. There, authorities obtained a search...
From: Orlando Sentinel | By: Matt Hamilton, Richard Winton | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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In the midst of a month when he has re-established himself as a productive and healthy major league hitter, outfielder Nolan Reimold’s three-run, game-winning home run through the mist and off the front of the right field flag court showed one of the...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jon Meoli | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Here's what you need to know about Brigham Young defensive end Bronson Kaufusi, the Ravens' No. 70 overall pick in the NFL draft. Height: 6 feet 6 Weight: 285 pounds Hometown: Provo, Utah Stats: As a junior, had seven sacks and 11 1/2 tackles for loss....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jonas Shaffer | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Orioles right-hander Mike Wright had the perfect view of Adam Jones' game-saving throw from center field in the sixth inning of the Orioles' 6-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night at Camden Yards. Wright was backing up home plate after...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Eduardo A. Encina | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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The Washington Redskins took the Virginia Tech cornerback No. 84 overall Friday night, setting him on a path to becoming the fourth Fuller brother to play in the NFL.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jonas Shaffer | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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The Loyola Maryland men's lacrosse team's quest for its second Patriot League tournament championship continues — barely. Zach Herreweyers' goal with 5.3 seconds left in double overtime propelled the No. 11 Greyhounds to a 7-6 decision over Bucknell...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Edward Lee | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Defensive lineman Yannick Ngakoue became the second former Maryland player taken in the NFL draft when the Jacksonville Jaguars selected him in the third round with the No. 69 overall pick on Friday night. The Steelers selected former Maryland DB...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Daniel Gallen | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Here's what you need to know about Boise State linebacker Kamalei Correa, the Ravens' No. 42 overall pick in the NFL draft. Height: 6 feet 3 Weight: 243 pounds Hometown: Honolulu Stats: As a junior, led Boise State with seven sacks and 11 tackles for...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jonas Shaffer | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Davis is the first Terp off the board
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Daniel Gallen | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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The Baltimore native had four punt return touchdowns last season and started 15 games at corner for the national champion Crimson Tide. He finished with 37 tackles, two interceptions, seven passes defensed, one fumble recovery and two forced fumbles.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jonas Shaffer | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Orioles manager Buck Showalter said at the start of his team's four-game series against the Chicago White Sox that the upside of the heavily left-handed Sox starting rotation was the opportunity, among other things, to get reserve outfielder Nolan Reimold...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Peter Schmuck | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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The Glenelg Country School girls lacrosse team survived its biggest scare of the season on Friday, though the Dragons' game-winning goal scorer isn't quite sure how. Alyssa Arnold's decisive goal with 41 seconds to play capped a comeback from a two-goal...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Ian Quillen | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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The 2015 regular season over, a professional career months away, Ronnie Stanley went to Ge Wang to talk about a suit. Stanley had an idea for how to wow a red carpet, like the one he walked down Thursday in Chicago at the NFL draft.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jonas Shaffer | Friday, April 29, 2016
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The Ravens said late Thursday night that they wouldn’t reach to add a pass rusher, but in Kamalei Correa, they found a player with a reputation for getting after quarterbacks. With the 42nd overall pick in the second round and after they twice traded...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jeff Zrebiec | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Boys' Latin first-year lacrosse coach Brian Farrell saw something he liked on the bus ride to Loyola Blakefield on Friday. The No. 2 Lakers were clearly jacked up. It carried over onto the field from the very start of their Maryland Interscholastic Athletic...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Glenn Graham | Friday, April 29, 2016
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When Nora Kefalas practices her faith, she likes to experience the process fully, not just go through the ritual motions.That's why the 59-year-old Parkville woman, a lifelong member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, found herself atop a ladder...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jonathan Pitts | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Six raised garden beds appeared behind Frederick Douglass High School this week containing rows of spinach, broccoli, cucumbers and "supersonic" tomatoes. Nine new trees nearby will one day produce apples, pears, figs and a fruit known as serviceberries.Tending...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Scott Dance | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Black Knights dump Navy from tourney for second straight year
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Bill Wagner | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has found success batting fifth in the lineup, but doesn't think there's any connection.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jon Meoli | Friday, April 29, 2016
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