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11:11 am
Tue November 11, 2014

Will UMD's Cole Field House Have A Second Life?

Cole Field House

Originally published on Mon November 10, 2014 5:17 pm

Signs of intelligent life are starting to emerge from College Park. First, there was the August announcement that the school would guarantee scholarships to student-athletes until graduation, regardless of how they perform on the playing field. Then, there was the decision of the Board of Regents of the University System that coaches’ bonuses would be tied to the academic performances of their teams. Now comes word that one of the great and historic buildings in all of college athletics may get a second life.

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1:04 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

WYPR Makes Good on our Bet with KCUR

True to our word, we produced a support message for the Royals....kinda.
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Last week, the NPR station in Baltimore, WYPR, made a wager with us over the ALCS Championship: If the Orioles take the pennant, the staff at KCUR must
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4:18 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

Kansas City And Baltimore Public Radio Nerds Face Off

Tom Hall goes to bat for Baltimore and our Orioles with Kansas City's NPR affiliate.
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Two underdog cities have made it to this year's American League Championship Series. The intensity among baseball fans in both Kansas City and Baltimore
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The Two-Way
6:44 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

U.S. Soccer Star Landon Donovan Fails To Make World Cup Cut

Landon Donovan practices with the U.S. Men's National Team in Stanford, Calif., last week. U.S. Soccer announced Thursday he had not made the roster for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Josh Edelson AFP/Getty Images

Landon Donovan, the all-time leader in scoring and assists for the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team, will not be part of the 2014 FIFA World Cup roster in Brazil, U.S. Soccer says.

ESPN writes: "Donovan, 32, has played for the U.S. in the past three World Cups dating back to 2002. He has been the face of the national team for most of the past decade, but spoke in recent months about how his body is no longer what it had once been."

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Mon February 10, 2014

What The Iditarod Can Teach You About Math

Credit Bob Wick, BLM California / Creative Commons

Jen Reiter, a third grade teacher at the Gilman School in North Baltimore, will be heading to Anchorage, Alaska, on Friday to participate in the 2014 Iditarod, the nearly 1,000-mile race through the Alaskan wilderness from Anchorage to Nome. She won’t be one of the mushers, but rather, she has been chosen to be this year’s “Teacher on the Trail.”  Jen Reiter joins Tom Hall in the studio to tell us what that will entail.

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Old News for O's Fans
1:19 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Is Peter Angelos Reverting To His Old Ways With The Orioles?

Baltimore Orioles owner Peter Angelos watches the action from his suite at the Boston Red Sox at Baltimore Orioles game on September 28, 2011. The Orioles won 4-3, eliminating the Red Sox from playoff contention on the final game of the regular season.

Originally published on Tue January 7, 2014 10:39 am

Under normal circumstances, sports fans and teams from Baltimore don’t have to take a back seat to anyone around the country, least of all Bostonians. And we surely don’t need their advice.  But a column in a Boston newspaper last week offered counsel to the Orioles and their fans that made perfect sense.

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