Thoughts on acquiring LHP Bleier and designating Christian Walker for assignment

Feb 21 3:41pm BaltimoreBaseball.com
In an attempt to add more left-handed relief to the roster, the Orioles acquired 29-year-old southpaw Richard Bleier from the New York Yankees on Tuesday for a player to be named later or future cash considerations. Bleier, who posted a 1.96 ERA in 23 appearances for the Yankees last year, was designated for assignment Thursday […] The post Thoughts on acquiring LHP Bleier and designating Christian Walker for assignment appeared first on BaltimoreBaseball.com.
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Maryland coach Mark Turgeon changes his tune about sitting Melo Trimble

Feb 21 3:08pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
After sitting junior point guard Melo Trimble for the last 4 ½ minutes of Sunday's 71-60 loss at Wisconsin, Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon said he wasn't sending a message to his star or anyone else on the team. Turns out, Turgeon was doing exactly that.
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Orioles acquire left-hander Richard Bleier in trade with Yankees

Feb 21 2:36pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
The Orioles continued to shuffle their spring training roster Tuesday, acquiring left-hander Richard Bleier from the New York Yankees for a player to be named later. To make 40-man roster space for Bleier, the Orioles designated first baseman/outfielder Christian Walker for assignment.
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Maryland men's season finale against Michigan State moved to March 4

Feb 21 1:02pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
Maryland will finish its regular season at home on March 4 against Michigan State in a 2 p.m. game that will be televised on the Big Ten Network.
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The Baltimore Ravens are hosting a pitch competition

Feb 21 12:45pm Technical.ly Baltimore
It's during Light City, and the winning startup gets some stadium exposure.
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Wieters agrees to two-year, $21 million deal (with opt-out) from Nationals

Feb 21 12:11pm BaltimoreBaseball.com
Looks like catcher Matt Wieters will get a multi-year deal after all – and will stay in the area, a source confirmed this morning. He just won’t be in an Orioles uniform for the first time since making his big-league debut in May 2009. According to various reports, including FanRag Sports and Fox Sports and […] The post Wieters agrees to two-year, $21 million deal (with opt-out) from Nationals appeared first on BaltimoreBaseball.com.
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Who will win these v important NET/WORK Awards? You decide

Feb 21 12:09pm Technical.ly Baltimore
The noms are in. Let's do some voting.
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Schmuck: If Orioles had waited around, they probably could've re-signed Matt Wieters

Feb 21 11:45am Sports - baltimoresun.com
Dan Duquette was proactive on the catching front, so Matt Wieters moved on, agreeing to term with the Nationals on Tuesday.
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Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph Broken Clouds Over Historic St. Annes Church on a Late Winter Morning Tuesday February 21st 2017

Feb 21 10:50am Annapolis Experience Blog
A Perspective From the Circle Click on Photograph to Enlarge There are times when one can simply be in the right place at the right time, at least that seemed to be the case earlier, when I found myself standing in front of St. Anne’s Church. For you see between the hit and miss Click on the following link to read the complete post Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph • Broken Clouds Over Historic St. Anne’s Church on a Late Winter Morning • Tuesday February 21st 2017...
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7 projects that won our attention at HopHacks

Feb 21 10:39am Technical.ly Baltimore
Projects looked to help people who were blind, tap into the power of the blockchain and read deeper into the news.
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A look at the 50+ available jobs at Thursdays NET/WORK Baltimore

Feb 21 10:11am Technical.ly Baltimore
As per our exhibitor survey, many of the open jobs pay between $71,000 and $100,000.
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No. 1 Perry Hall boys looking for first Baltimore County basketball crown

Feb 21 10:10am High School Sports - baltimoresun.com
The Perry Hall boys basketball team wants to make this a season of firsts.
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State Roundup, February 21, 2017

Feb 21 8:22am MarylandReporter.com
Some of Hogan's agenda likely to pass; Baltimore state’s attorney returns to Annapolis to push legislation to ease prosecution of repeat sex offenders; Guinness company seeks hike in amount of beer it can sell at planned Relay brewery; bill would outlaw marriage of anyone under 18; Del. Carr offers bill to hike penalties for drivers who repeatedly pass school buses illegally; and Gov. Hogan shares cover of Washington Examiner mag.
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WE Community & WE Day Launch

Feb 21 8:00am Baltimore SNAP
February 16, 2017 – Owings Mills...
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Spring Training Primer: Intrasquads start; Nuno expected; Andino at the Movies no more

Feb 21 7:00am BaltimoreBaseball.com
What’s happening: Right-handers Tyler Wilson (pictured above) and Mike Wright combined for 25 starts and 42 appearances for the Orioles in 2016. Neither did enough to really separate himself from the pack going into this year. But they’ll get the first cracks on the mound this spring as they’ve been tabbed to start today’s initial Orioles’ intrasquad […] The post Spring Training Primer: Intrasquads start; Nuno expected; ‘Andino at the Movies’ no more appeared first on BaltimoreBaseball.com.
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Steve Smith Sr. staying away from training to avoid thoughts of a comeback

Feb 21 7:00am Sports - baltimoresun.com
Steve Smith Sr. officially filed for his retirement last month, but the ultra-competitive former Ravens wide receiver knows himself too well to even help people train this offseason. Smith wants to stay disciplined, lest he find himself on the field next season at age 38.
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Though their careers are in different places, Orioles' Machado and Andino share a tight bond

Feb 21 6:30am Sports - baltimoresun.com
There’s no coincidence that inside the Orioles clubhouse at the Ed Smith Stadium complex, the lockers of Manny Machado and Robert Andino are right next to each other. They are players on very different sides of their careers. Machado is one of the games brightest young stars and one of the club’s...
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Thoughts on re-signing Bourn and how it affects leadoff spot, outfield, Rickard, Jones

Feb 20 9:22pm BaltimoreBaseball.com
It took a little longer than anticipated. And it surely wasn’t the exact deal he was looking for, but outfielder Michael Bourn is back with the Orioles – at least for the spring. The 34-year-old veteran signed a minor-league deal Monday with an invite to Orioles’ camp. His contract will be worth $2 million if […] The post Thoughts on re-signing Bourn and how it affects leadoff spot, outfield, Rickard, Jones appeared first on BaltimoreBaseball.com.
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Century, Hereford capture 2A indoor track titles

Feb 20 8:54pm High School Sports - baltimoresun.com
Century co-coach Chris Mead said the Class 2A West Region meet was a steppingstone on the road to states. The Knights captured the regional title for the second year in a row at Hagerstown Community College two weeks ago, and they continued to make their presence known Monday by claiming the 2A...
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Orioles re-sign outfielder Michael Bourn to minor league contract

Feb 20 7:39pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
The Orioles added yet another outfielder to their spring training roster on Monday night, re-signing veteran Michael Bourn to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training. Bourn, who will report to the club later this week, can make a base salary of $2 million if he...
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Mount St. Joseph's Jalen Smith wins Catholic League Player of the Year

Feb 20 6:41pm High School Sports - baltimoresun.com
A highly touted college prospect going in as a freshman at Mount St. Joseph, Jalen Smith has taken his game to a higher level in a breakthrough junior season. The 6-foot-9 center has helped lead the No. 3 Gaels to a 29-3 mark going into the postseason and his fine impact at both ends of the court...
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Pain-free again, Chris Davis ready to punish baseballs

Feb 20 5:10pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
It probably says something about the Orioles' stubborn reliance on power that even prodigious home run hitter Chris Davis conceded recently that there is more to winning than seeing who can hit a baseball the farthest. Obviously, the Orioles do that better than anyone, but several years at or near...
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Maryland Hillel hosts second annual Shabbat-friendly JHacks

Feb 20 5:01pm Stories Beneath the Shell
Maryland Hillel sponsored their second JHacks Friday through Sunday, drawing over 90 participants, both Jewish and non-Jewish for a 20 hour hackathon. The term “hackathon,” refers to an “invention marathon,” according to Major League Hacking, the official student hackathon league that organizes hackathons around the world. This invention marathon consists mostly of computer programming and […]...
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Terps center Michal Cekovsky will miss rest of season after fracturing ankle

Feb 20 5:00pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
Maryland junior center Michal Cekovsky fractured his left ankle in Sunday's 71-60 loss at Wisconsin and will miss the rest of the season, the school announced Monday. Cekovsky scored 10 points against the Badgers and had played good defense against Wisconsin redshirt sophomore Ethan Happ before...
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Melo Trimble named Big Ten Player of the Week

Feb 20 3:19pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
Maryland junior guard Melo Trimble, who rediscovered his outside shooting touch in his team’s last two games on the road, was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday. Trimble followed up a career-high 32-point performance in Wednesday’s 74-64 win at Northwestern with 27 points in Sunday’s 71-60...
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Gallery: UMD Mens lacrosse vs. High Point

Feb 20 3:11pm Stories Beneath the Shell
No. 2 University of Maryland men’s lacrosse ended their home opener with a resounding 19-5 victory over High Point University Feb. 18. The Terps were in the driver’s seat for the entire game, maintaining a large, favorable margin on the scoreboard throughout all four quarters. Two standout players for the Terps included senior Matt Rambo, […]...
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Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph Dock Piling Reflections and Sailboats on the Creek Monday February 20th 2017

Feb 20 2:38pm Annapolis Experience Blog
Seemingly a Forest of Sailboat Masts Click on Photograph to Enlarge I spent most of midmorning helping John change the fuel filter on his boat, as well as tightening down a couple of handrail bases along the port side, both of which had me anticipating the arrival of sailing season here in Annapolis. After Click on the following link to read the complete post Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph • Dock Piling Reflections and Sailboats on the Creek • Monday February 20th 2017...
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Early notes from Monday's Orioles spring training workout in Sarasota

Feb 20 12:57pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
The Orioles wrapped up another workout at the Ed Smith Stadium Complex awaiting the arrival of their new addition. The team acquired left-handed pitcher Vidal Nuno from the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday for minor league right-hander Ryan Mosely. Nuno is expected to arrive here Tuesday night and...
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These 25 companies are hiring right now and you can meet em at NET/WORK 2017

Feb 20 12:54pm Technical.ly Baltimore
From startups like Pixelated and Asymmetrik to corporations like Under Armour and Northrop Grumman, we bet you can find a new gig at our annual jobs fair.
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ACLU says Gov. Hogan is censoring Facebook comments

Feb 20 12:38pm Technical.ly Baltimore
Blocking people limits free speech, says the civil liberties organization.
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Maryland drops one spot to No. 24 in AP men's college basketball poll

Feb 20 12:35pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
A combination of Wednesday's 74-64 win at Northwestern and Sunday's 71-60 loss at Wisconsin kept Maryland in the Associated Press Top 25 this week, though the Terps dropped from No. 23 last week to No. 24 in the poll released Monday. Maryland (22-5, 10-4) is one of three Big Ten teams currently...
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CTB Show 178: Peruvian Pan Flute Block Rock Block

Feb 20 12:25pm The City That Breeds
Bryan and Evan are joined by WTMD’s Sam Sessa! Same and Evan celebrate 10 years of Buddy Status by reminiscing about a few choice moments in the past while talking about the present state of music in Baltimore and the latest news coming out of WTMD.
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Could Duke and Maryland square off in NCAA Tournament?

Feb 20 8:36am Sports - baltimoresun.com
Is a Maryland-Duke revival on the NCAA tournament horizon? With Sunday’s 71-60 loss at Wisconsin, CBS Sports bracketologist Jerry Palm dropped the Terps from a No. 5 seed to a No. 6 seed – and right into a potential second-round matchup against the No. 3 Blue Devils in Greenville, S.C. ESPN.com’s...
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State Roundup, February 20, 2017

Feb 20 8:16am MarylandReporter.com
Senate to consider bills aimed at improve prosecution of rape cases; meanwhile two senators clash over whose statute of limitations bill is whose; bill aims at cutting classroom testing; ACLU complains about Gov. Hogan’s Facebook page deletions; Hogan blasts resolution giving Attorney General unilateral authority to sue federal government; Cheers: it’s liquor bill hearing day in Annapolis; Baltimore Mayor Pugh seeks control over education board appointments; and Baltimore promotions office violated Open Meetings Act.
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Free throws a big part of Maryland's loss to Wisconsin

Feb 20 8:10am Sports - baltimoresun.com
Part of Maryland’s pregame strategy going into Sunday’s nationally-televised matchup against No. 11 Wisconsin at the Kohl Center was not to let the Badgers’ big men get too many easy baskets. If need be, the No. 23 Terps would foul one of the Big Ten’s worst free throw-shooting teams, in particular...
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Taste of Business in the Netherlands World Trade Center Institute

Feb 20 8:00am Baltimore SNAP
February 15, 2017 – Spark Baltimore...
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Quick Sticky Buns

Feb 20 8:00am minxeats - recipes, recaps, and restaurant reviews
Sometime before Christmas, I received a package of samples from Davidson's Organics. Though I had never heard of them, Davidson's has been around for 40 years already. Goes to show what I know, huh? Davidson's specializes in tea, every type, from black to green to herbal, both loose leaf and bagged. Lots of fun blends like jasmine almond with orange and tulsi red vanilla. I love tea, both to drink and to cook with, so I was especially excited to receive two of their specialty tea products, jelly and chocolate, both made with Earl Grey tea.I sat on them for a while, trying to think of what to concoct. They also sent some holiday tea bags, so I sipped tea and thought on the matter. Then it came to me. I'd make cinnamon rolls.Yes, I know cinnamon rolls are not the first thing one thinks of when contemplating both chocolate and tea jelly, but stay with me here. The chocolate, which is flavor...
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Sickweather catches buzz at 500 Startups demo day

Feb 20 7:58am Technical.ly Baltimore
The illness-tracking startup's pitch was one of TechCrunch's favorites at the Silicon Valley accelerator's big event.
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Spring Training Primer: Ondruseks ankle, intrasquad info, Andinos absence, small camp

Feb 20 7:00am BaltimoreBaseball.com
What’s happening: The Orioles are playing two intrasquad games — Tuesday and Wednesday — this week. Their first Grapefruit League game is Friday at Lakeland, Fla., against the Detroit Tigers. Manager Buck Showalter hasn’t announced who’ll be pitching versus the Tigers, but anticipates that nearly everyone will pitch in the two intrasquad games. Right-handers Tyler Wilson […] The post Spring Training Primer: Ondrusek’s ankle, intrasquad info, Andino’s absence, small camp appeared first on BaltimoreBaseball.com.
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Rascovar: Giving Frosh his independence

Feb 19 9:31pm MarylandReporter.com
You can’t blame Gov. Larry Hogan, Jr., for getting irritated over the Maryland attorney general’s new authority – granted by the General Assembly – to sue the federal government without the governor’s permission. This strips Hogan of a smidgen of his enormous powers. Yet if the Republican chief executive truly wished to stop this slight weakening of his powers all he did to do was pick up the phone and negotiate a compromise.
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St. Frances girls basketball a perfect champion

Feb 19 9:25pm High School Sports - baltimoresun.com
Like many St. Frances seniors before her, Mia Davis kept a tight hold on the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference championship trophy Sunday night.
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Some thoughts on Orioles acquring Vidal Nuno and designating T.J. McFarland

Feb 19 8:28pm BaltimoreBaseball.com
The Orioles need a versatile, left-handed reliever in 2017 who can get lefty hitters out, but also could pitch multiple innings. That’s what they believed they received Sunday evening when they dealt away right-handed minor leaguer Ryan Moseley to the Los Angeles Dodgers for left-handed reliever Vidal Nuno, a move first reported by The Baltimore […] The post Some thoughts on Orioles acquring Vidal Nuno and designating T.J. McFarland appeared first on BaltimoreBaseball.com.
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Orioles acquire left-hander Vidal Nuo in trade with Dodgers

Feb 19 5:11pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
The Orioles added another piece to their pitching depth, acquiring left-handed reliever Vidal Nuño from the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to an industry source.
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Maryland basketball fades in second half, loses to Wisconsin, 71-60

Feb 19 3:22pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
This was what many expected from the Maryland men's basketball team this season, before three freshmen starters showed that the Terps were more than just junior guard Melo Trimble.
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Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph The Late Victorian Style Mary Francis Wilson House Circa 1900 Sunday February 19th 2017

Feb 19 3:10pm Annapolis Experience Blog
Its Mansard Roof was Added in the 1910s Click on Photograph to Enlarge During my morning walk along the northwest side of Spa Creek I came across this perhaps late 1890s or early 1900s Vernacular style townhouse, that by all appearances seemed to have had its exterior altered not long after its construction. To Click on the following link to read the complete post Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph • The Late Victorian Style Mary Francis Wilson House Circa 1900 • Sunday February 19th 2017...
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Big Ten player of the year award could be on the line when Maryland meets Ohio State

Feb 19 1:33pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
The question is actually no question at all in her coach's estimation. The answer, according to her longtime partner in crime: Easy money. ...
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Programming note: PressBoxs Dubroff pinch-hitting this spring with weekday dispatches

Feb 19 7:00am BaltimoreBaseball.com
One of the reasons I left my previous employer is because I just didn’t like being away from my family so darn much. That included weeks in spring training each year – by my estimation I have spent about 400 days in Florida covering baseball in my career. That sounds like a pretty good gig […] The post Programming note: PressBox’s Dubroff pinch-hitting this spring with weekday dispatches appeared first on BaltimoreBaseball.com.
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Orioles' signing of outfielder Craig Gentry more than just another depth piece

Feb 19 6:30am Sports - baltimoresun.com
The Orioles were looking to improve their outfield defense while adding a player who could help their speed, and new acquisition Craig Gentry fits that need. But it also added another piece to what's becoming a very crowded outfield mix this spring training.
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Marvin Price, No. 3 Patterson grind past No. 2 Poly for boys City championship

Feb 18 11:14pm High School Sports - baltimoresun.com
The Patterson boys basketball team didn't mind the lack of style points in Saturday night's 42-40 win over Poly that produced the program's second Baltimore City Division I championship at Coppin State University.
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No. 5 Western girls beat No. 11 Poly in OT for 2nd straight City title

Feb 18 9:46pm High School Sports - baltimoresun.com
Cache Waters hit a layup off a steal with 16 seconds left in overtime and then added a follow shot with 1.1 second left to seal the No. 5 Doves' second straight City title with a 45-40 victory over the No. 11 Engineers at Coppin State University.
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Northwestern starts slowly, but rolls past Southwestern in City girls D-II championship

Feb 18 4:25pm High School Sports - baltimoresun.com
Northwestern (16-1) didn't start strong Saturday, but made up for it, hitting its stride late in the third quarter and rolling to a 61-36 win over Southwestern at Coppin State.
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Former Maryland coach Lefty Driesell not named a finalist for Naismith Hall of Fame

Feb 18 3:47pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
One week after a banner in his honor was hung at Xfinity Center in College Park, former Maryland coach Lefty Driesell was not among the 14 finalists announced Saturday for this year's Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class. Neither were Muggsy Bogues or Jim Phelan.
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Maryland in Wisconsin looking to get upper hand in Big Ten title chase

Feb 18 3:02pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
Nearly two weeks ago, a Big Ten championship seemed out of reach for the Maryland men's basketball team. A lot has changed in the past 12 days.
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Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph Sailing Rainbows Set Across Chinks Point on a Winter Morning Saturday February 18th 2017

Feb 18 2:10pm Annapolis Experience Blog
Classes Will Soon be in Session Click on Photograph to Enlarge It won’t be long before this group of 24′ Rainbows will once again be moored in the waters along Back Creek ready to serve as nautical classrooms for those attending the Annapolis Sailing School this year. However for now they remain stored on Click on the following link to read the complete post Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph • Sailing Rainbows Set Across Chinks Point on a Winter Morning • Saturday February 18th 2017...
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Orioles receive good news on last round of tests on J.J. Hardy's ailing back

Feb 18 2:02pm Sports - baltimoresun.com
Buck Showalter optimistic Orioles' starting shortstop can be ready for Opening Day.
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Orioles third baseman Manny Machado on contract, preparing for WBC

Feb 18 10:56am Sports - baltimoresun.com
Manny Machado said there have been no discussions with the team regarding an extension. Machado, who is set to become a free agent after the 2018 season, said politely that he's getting tired of answering questions about extension talk, mainly because there's been no progress.
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Badgers remember last season's game-winner by Melo Trimble

Feb 18 10:36am Sports - baltimoresun.com
Wisconsin guard Zak Showalter has a vivid memory of last season’s 63-60 loss to Maryland at the Kohl Center. It makes sense, since Showalter was guarding Melo Trimble as the Terps’ star guard buried a long 3-point shot with 1.2 seconds remaining. Showalter said Friday that he thought Trimble was...
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Orioles add another outfield option, signing Craig Gentry to a minor-league deal

Feb 18 10:15am Sports - baltimoresun.com
The Orioles have added defensive-minded outfielder Craig Gentry, signing the veteran 33-year-old to a minor-league contract, the team announced on Saturday. Gentry is a career .261/.335/.333 hitter over parts of eight major league seasons with the Texas Rangers, Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles...
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Manny Machado on Yordano Ventura's death: 'Once you step [off] the field, those are things you dont [ever] want to happen.'

Feb 18 9:35am Sports - baltimoresun.com
Despite past history, Orioles' Manny Machado offered support to family of Yordano Ventura after his death this offseason...
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