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The Baltimore Sun | June 23, 2014
The Orioles announced Monday that right-hander Chris Tillman has been selected as the fans' choice bobblehead this year. The team plans to give the bobblehead to the first 25,000 fans ages 15 and over who attend the 1:35 p.m. game Sept. 21 against the Boston Red Sox at Camden Yards. For the third straight year, fans selected the player to be honored with the bobblehead giveaway. Tillman, who will be recognized with his first bobblehead as a member of the Orioles, beat out right-handers Tommy Hunter, Ubaldo Jimenez and Darren O'Day in voting that began April 3 and ended May 12. Also, the Orioles announced that Greg Vasas, of Pasadena, won a VIP experience that includes four lower box tickets to the Sept.
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June 10, 2014
The Sun makes endorsements for state legislature and County Council in the following races: 8th District Redistricting left the residents of the 8th District with two incumbents for three spots. Del. John Cluster, Christian Miele and Norma Secoura are unopposed in the Republican primary, but there is significant competition among the Democrats. Del. Eric Bromwell, though still young at 37, is running for his fourth term in Annapolis, and he has matured as a lawmaker during his time.
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By Katherine Dunn and The Baltimore Sun | June 9, 2014
National champions Maryland and Salisbury came away with two awards each as the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association announced its Player of the Year winners during Saturday night's IWLCA All Amercian Banquet in Valley Forge, Pa. Maryland sophomore Taylor Cummings (McDonogh), already the Tewaaraton and Honda award winner and the Most Valuable Player in the Division I national tournament, was the Midfielder of the Year. Also for the Division I champs, junior Megan Douty, a Tewaaraton finalist, was named Defender of the Year.
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By Alejandro Zuniga and The Baltimore Sun | June 7, 2014
Welcome to the live blog for the Orioles' selections in the 2014 first-year player draft. Be sure to refresh your browser periodically for the latest updates on the team's picks. The Orioles didn't have any selections in the first two rounds Thursday night. By signing free agents Ubaldo Jimenez and Nelson Cruz, the Orioles forfeited their first-round pick (No. 17) and second-round pick (No. 55). Additionally, a competitive-balance pick (No. 37) was sent to the Houston Astros last year in the trade for right-hander Bud Norris.
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The Baltimore Sun | June 7, 2014
Gavin Sheets, the son of former Orioles outfielder and Gilman coach Larry Sheets, was drafted in the 37th round of the Major League Baseball amateur draft by the Atlanta Braves on Saturday. He was the No. 1,123 pick overall. Sheets just finished his senior season at Gilman, batting .400 with five home runs and 36 RBIs for the Greyhounds. A first baseman and pitcher, he is set to attend Wake Forest. Sheets, 6 feet 4 and 215 pounds, bats and throws left-handed. He is at least the third son of a former Oriole to be drafted Saturday.
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By Matthew Hay Brown, The Baltimore Sun | May 21, 2014
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday she would appoint Rep. Elijah E. Cummings of Baltimore to lead Democrats on a controversial select committee to investigate the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, that left four Americans dead. It's a subject with which Cummings is familiar: As the top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee, Cummings has gained notice as one of the most vocal defenders of the Obama administration and its actions around the attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi.
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By Jeff Zrebiec, The Baltimore Sun | May 10, 2014
The Ravens continued to bolster the middle of their defense with the selection of University of Virginia defensive tackle Brent Urban. Taken with the 134th overall pick of the fourth round, Urban is 6-foot-7, 295 pounds and he projects as a five technique defensive lineman. "He was a guy we really liked throughout the whole process. He's put together, he's chiseled," said Joe Hortiz, the Ravens' director of college scouting. "On film, you see the prototypical five-technique.
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By Jeff Zrebiec, The Baltimore Sun | May 9, 2014
With the first of their two third-round picks, the Ravens filled one of their biggest needs. The Ravens used the 79th overall pick in the draft to select Florida State Terrence Brooks, a rangy free safety who is also a standout on special teams. Brooks was the second consecutive Florida State player that the Ravens acquired, following the second-round selection of defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan. It also marked the third straight pick the Ravens used to upgrade the middle of their defense.
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Baltimore Sun Staff | May 8, 2014
Baltimore Sun reporters, editors and columnists each give an opinion on whom the Ravens should select with the No. 17 overall pick in Thursday night's first round of the NFL draft. Jeff Zrebiec, reporter LB C.J. Mosley, Alabama: He may be long gone by the time the Ravens are on the clock, but if he's available, I'd have a hard time resisting an instinctive and fast linebacker with an impeccable work ethic and great leadership skills. The Ravens have bigger needs mind you but something about Mosley tells me he'll be an impact player on Day 1. And if anybody knows the value of an impact middle linebacker, it is the Ravens.
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By Mike Preston, The Baltimore Sun and By Mike Preston, The Baltimore Sun | May 3, 2014
If this was a statement game, then No. 1 Loyola Maryland left a great impression on No. 6 Johns Hopkins and the rest of the college lacrosse world. The Greyhounds trailed early, rallied in the middle and then put away the Blue Jays down the stretch in a 13-10 win before an announced sellout crowd of 6,000 at Ridley Athletic Complex. Although they had won 14 straight after a 14-13 season-opening overtime loss to Virginia, few knew whether the Greyhounds deserved their No. 1 ranking because they had not played a Top 10 team since beating then-No.
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