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February 17, 2011
Omaha Vipers (7-9) at Blast (11-3) When: Friday, 7:35 p.m. Where: 1st Mariner Arena Video: B2TV.com Outlook: The Blast is playing its best ball of the season, in the midst of a five-game winning streak to gain first place in the Major Indoor Soccer League. The home team comes into Friday's game plenty rested, its last game a convincing 15-6 win against the second-place Milwaukee Wave (11-4) on Feb. 4. Third-year midfielder Pat Healey continues his breakout season, leading the Blast in scoring with 43 points.
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BUSINESS
By JAY HANCOCK and JAY HANCOCK,jay.hancock@baltsun.com | October 25, 2008
It's a beautiful idea: Constellation Energy shareholders reject the emergency merger with Warren Buffett's MidAmerican Energy Holdings, retake control of their company and watch the stock head back upward. Baltimore gets to keep a Fortune 500 corporate headquarters. And Constellation shareholders beat the planet's greatest investor at his own game. It's not anything that big shareholders are counting on. For now, Buffett's deal is the only thing keeping Constellation stock from plunging even further than it has. But it's not impossible.
SPORTS
By Patti Singer and Patti Singer,Special to The Sun | September 12, 1990
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- There is a book on Russ Morman. Before the Triple-A Classic is over, it will become required reading for the Rochester Red Wings pitchers.The Omaha first baseman sparked a ninth-inning rally last night with his fourth run batted in as the Royals rallied to defeat the Red Wings, 7-4, to even the Classic at a game apiece."We haven't made our pitches against him," Red Wings manager Greg Biagini said. "We've left pitches up over the plate. We haven't put them where we wanted to. He's a veteran player.
BUSINESS
By BILL ATKINSON | May 7, 2000
Even the man known as the world's greatest investor can't dodge the tough questions. And these days, some of them are coming from shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Thousands of shareholders descended on Omaha, Neb., April 29 to listen to company Chairman Warren Buffett talk about investing, and explain why Berkshire had such a bad year - its worst performance in 35 years. While most investors still support Buffett, he was roughed up by a shareholder who wondered if the guru of investing had lost touch with current trends.
SPORTS
By Jean Marbella and The Baltimore Sun | June 27, 2012
She's still the giggler who charmed as the sweetheart of the 1988 Seoul Games. But now, what has the 40-year-old Janet Evans laughing is her age -- or rather, that of her competition. "There was a 16-year-old," the three-time gold medalist said, her eyes widening at the youth of a swimmer two lanes over from her. She's "closer in age to Syd," she said, referring to her 5-year-old daughter. Evans, attempting an unlikely comeback after about 15 years away from competition, is not the only swimmer watching time pass before her eyes at the qualifying trials for the team that will go to the London Games.
FEATURES
By Winifred Walsh and Winifred Walsh,Evening Sun Staff | April 5, 1991
Self-censorship, a negative cerebral habit that can damage the psyche, has been practiced by the human race since the beginning of time. Carried from one generation to another, these subconscious doubts that fill us with misgivings are the body leaks of the mind.Who are we? What are we? Why are we? Why do we do the things we do? These are the questions posed in the Omaha Magic Theatre's new avant-garde, experimental work, "Body Leaks," on stage tonight through Sunday at Towson State University.
SPORTS
By Patti Singer and Patti Singer,Special to The Sun | September 11, 1990
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- All season, there have been other players ready to provide the big hit when the Rochester Red Wings' big hitters had an off-night.Chris Hoiles had an off-night against the Columbus Clippers in the Governors' Cup playoffs and didn't want to repeat it.He hit a three-run home run in the first inning last night and set up the fourth run with a single in the second, as the Red Wings defeated the American Association champion Omaha Royals, 4-3,...
SPORTS
By Kent Baker, Special to The Baltimore Sun | February 18, 2011
The Blast cemented its hold on first place in the Major Indoor Soccer League on Friday night with a hard-earned 14-10 victory over the Omaha Vipers at 1st Mariner Arena . It was the sixth consecutive win for the Blast (12-3), which can go a long way toward clinching the regular-season title Sunday by beating second-place Milwaukee. Baltimore leads the Wave, which plays the Chicago Riot on Saturday night, by a game. Omaha (7-10) didn't make it easy. It wasn't until veteran Pat Morris scored his second goal with less than four minutes remaining in regulation that the outcome was all but assured.
ENTERTAINMENT
By David Zurawik and The Baltimore Sun | May 28, 2013
I am in heaven. I know I am part of a minority, but I love college baseball the way most folks love NCAA basketball. Forget the Final Four, the Road to Omaha is what gets my adrenaline pumping. And ESPN started the journey for viewers like me with an outstanding tournament selection show Monday at noon and a "Road to Omaha" production at 6 p.m. Both aired on ESPNU, the collegiate sports channel that my TV always seems to be set to when I turn it on during baseball season. ESPN has long done right by college baseball while much of the rest of the media world ignored it. But this year, ESPN is upping the ante in promising to cover every game from here on out among the 64 contenders for the national championship that will be decided at the College World Series in Omaha next month.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | November 5, 2012
Charles H. "Harry" Heinlein, a young Army machine-gunner who survived the D-Day landing on Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944, and returned 60 years later, died Saturday of pneumonia at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime Violetville resident was 90. Mr. Heinlein was a 22-year-old private from Baltimore attached to the famed 29th Division when he landed on Omaha Beach at 7:40 a.m. June 6, 1944, as part of what Supreme Allied Commander Dwight D. Eisenhower called the "Great Crusade" that would eventually liberate Europe's millions from the domination of Adolf Hitler.
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