Each morning, Monday through Friday, we'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday.
** Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said the team hopes to add a “set-up hitter” with the ability to reach base consistently.
Dan Connolly takes a look at the five most pressing questions facing the Orioles
in the season’s second half, including one about the club’s poor first-half defense.
** Ravens safety Ed Reed told a local radio host that he’s “still thinking things through” regarding his future with the team. Training camp begins July 25.**
Linebacker Jalen Brooks is “excited” to be a Terps and help out with the rebuilding process
in College Park. He committed just a week and a half after visiting campus.
** The release of the Freeh report, by a former FBI director, revealed that Joe Paterno and other Penn State administrators protected Jerry Sandusy to preserve the program's image. **
Ravens offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie told Yahoo! Sports Radio that he has slimmed down to 350 pounds
. The Ravens wanted McKinnie to lose weight so he could remain fresh late in games.
** The Orioles have agreed to terms with Cuban outfielder Henry Urrutia. The deal is pending a physical.**
The Orioles remain confident that a deal with first-round draft pick Kevin Gausman
** Norman Sas, the inventor of the Electric Football game, has died.