Ex-Oriole Tejada travels to Haiti to help quake victims

January 18, 2010|By Sports Digest

Free-agent shortstop Miguel Tejada has traveled to Haiti to help the victims of last week's devastating earthquake. Tejada, a six-time All-Star and former Oriole, arranged for a van full of food, water and medicine to be taken to Port-au-Prince on Sunday, and the Dominican Republic native took a helicopter to the Haitian capital. An estimated 100,000 or more people have died in Tuesday's magnitude-7.0 quake.

Pro basketball: The Maryland GreenHawks (1-4) lost their home opener, 124-114, to the Buffalo Stampede in a Premier Basketball League game Saturday night at Wootton High School.in Rockville. Scooter Sherrill led Maryland with 29 points, Derrick Mercer added 22 and Henry Thomas had 17.

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