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Sports Digest | August 9, 2012
Et cetera Sports Legends Museum to honor ex-Oriole Murray In celebration of Saturday's statue unveiling of former Oriole Eddie Murray , Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards is showcasing a memorabilia display from Friday to Sept. 3. Items on display include Murray's road jersey from 1996, the year he hit his 500th home run in a home game at Oriole Park; a game-used bat; Murray's 1996 American League Championship Series locker nameplate; and a cachet issued for his induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2003.
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Peter Schmuck | March 28, 2014
It has been exactly 30 years since a covert convoy of Mayflower moving vans spirited the Colts out of town, but all that proves is that time doesn't really heal all wounds. That snowy night in 1984 still lives in sports infamy for the generation of fans who kept the flame and the generation that grew up hearing the sad story of Baltmore's betrayal over and over again at the dinner table. Which is why Ron Piper Sr. showed up this week for a Sports Legends Museum event commemorating Bob Irsay's despicable midnight ride wearing the blue vendor's jacket he wore for 23 seasons selling programs at Memorial Stadium.
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Sports Digest | September 11, 2012
Et cetera Sports Legends Museum to hold Ravens Roundtable on Wednesday Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards will hold a Ravens Roundtable discussion and luncheon Wednesday from noon to 1:30 p.m. Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston , Jeremy Conn of 105.7 The Fan and Fox 45's Bruce Cunningham will discuss the Ravens' offseason moves, provide their predictions for the season and take questions from members of the audience....
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By Samantha Iacia, For The Baltimore Sun | March 5, 2014
Date: Dec. 7 Her story: Renee Coshin, 39, grew up in Conshohocken, Pa., a suburb of Philadelphia. She works for a law firm in downtown Baltimore. Her mother, Irene Coshin, lives in Conshohocken. Her father, Randall Coshin, lives in Port St. Lucie, Fla. His story: Peter Coolbaugh, 39, grew up in Scranton, Pa. He moved to Washington in 1992 and then to Baltimore in 2006. He also works for a law firm in downtown Baltimore. His mother, Geraldine Coolbaugh, lives in Scranton. His father, Thomas Coolbaugh, died in 2012.
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By From Sun news services | January 21, 2011
Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards and Fourth & Goal today announced that they will host Corralin’ the Colts, a reunion of the Baltimore Colts’ 1975, 1976 and 1977 teams, on March 6 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Martin’s West. Proceeds from the Bull and Oyster Roast will benefit Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards and Fourth & Goal’s efforts to assist retired NFL players. “The Baltimore Colts teams of the late '70s were dominating forces in the NFL,” said Mike Gibbons, executive director of the Babe Ruth Museum.
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Sports Digest | September 29, 2011
Sports Legends Museum 7 former Colts to be inducted into Hall The Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation announced Wednesday that its annual gala will feature the induction of seven Hall of Fame Baltimore Colts into the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards Hall of Legends. "A Legendary Evening: Celebrating our Baltimore Colts Hall of Famers" will take place Dec. 6 at Martin's West and pay tribute to former Colts Art Donovan , Lenny Moore , Gino Marchetti , Raymond Berry , Weeb Ewbank , John Mackey and Jim Parker . The group will join previous inductees Babe Ruth , Johnny Unitas , Art Modell , Jim McKay , Brooks Robinson and Gary Williams in the Hall of Legends, an area at Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards reserved for the elite of Maryland's sports culture.
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Sports Digest | March 17, 2012
Et cetera 'Chief,' 'Raven' in dead heat at Laurel Park Milwaukee Chief and Arctic Raven hit the wire together in a dead heat Friday in the seventh race at Laurel Park. Milwaukee Chief appeared to be the winner of the $13,000 claimer after gaining the lead late, but Arctic Raven loomed on the outside and closed determinedly and was up at the wire as the duo crossed the line simultaneously. Let Me Be Frank was just a nose behind the winners in third.
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By From staff reports | February 10, 2010
The Babe Ruth Museum today announced that it is again postponing "Babe's Birthday Bash" until Feb. 19 because of the weather. "It's unfortunate to have to now push the event back for a second consecutive week, but considering the snow that is blanketing our area it is the right decision," said Mike Gibbons, the museum's executive director. "With the new storm only adding to the tremendous snow received last weekend, our thoughts continue to center on the safety of our guests and we do not want anyone to put themselves at risk."
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By Baltimore Sun reporter | January 27, 2011
New Maryland football coach Randy Edsall and Orioles president Andy MacPhail will attend the the annual Babe's Birthday Bash on Feb. 11. The event, which will run from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards, will celebrate the 116th anniversary of Ruth's birth in Baltimore on Feb. 6, 1895. Edsall was hired Jan. 3 as the 34th head football coach in Maryland history. The 2010 Big East Coach of the Year, he guided Connecticut to an 8-5 record and its first Bowl Championship Series berth.
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By Sports Digest | August 21, 2011
U.S. Open Wild Card Playoffs Capra defeats Cohen, faces Keys in final today No. 5 seed Beatrice Capra of Ellicott City upset top-seeded Julia Cohen of Philadelphia, 6-4, 6-4, in the semifinals of the U.S. Open Wild Card Playoffs on Saturday at the Junior Champions Tennis Training Center at College Park. Capra will face No.7 seed Madison Keys of Boca Raton, Fla., in today's final at 11 a.m. The winner earns a wild-card berth in the main draw at the U.S. Open, which will be held Aug. 29-Sept.
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By Nicholas Fouriezos, The Baltimore Sun | November 22, 2013
A little less than four months after Jonathan Ogden was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the lineman who was the Ravens' first-ever draft pick in 1996 will return to Baltimore to give another podium speech. The Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation will induct Ogden into its Hall of Legends during the foundation's annual gala on Saturday, where the former left tackle will become the first Ravens player to take a place next to such heralded Baltimore sports figures as Babe Ruth, Johnny Unitas , Art Modell and Brooks Robinson . It will be a busy weekend for Ogden, who is also set to receive his Pro Football Hall of Fame ring during a halftime ceremony when the Ravens host the New York Jets Sunday.
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Sports Digest | November 21, 2013
Colleges Terps ' Likely named ECAC D-I special teamer of the week Maryland freshman Will Likely was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division I Special Teams Player of the Week. Likely returned a punt 63 yards for a touchdown for the Terps ' first score in their 27-24 overtime road win at Virginia Tech on Saturday. It was the first touchdown of Likely's career and Maryland's first punt return for a score since 2010. Likely averaged 26.5 yards on four punt returns and finished the game with 179 all-purpose yards.
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Sports Digest | July 30, 2013
Swimming Towson native Pelton reaches FINA final in 100m backstroke Towson native Elizabeth Pelton qualified for the finals in the 100-meter backstroke Monday at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. Pelton finished in 59.44 seconds, good for the third-best qualifying time. She will swim in the final tonight. Baseball Roberts is first Coppin State player in Cape Cod league Right-handed pitcher Michael Roberts became the first player from Coppin State to join a team in the Cape Cod Baseball League on Sunday, as he was added to the Cotuit Kettleers' roster.
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Sports Digest | July 13, 2013
Lacrosse Rain interferes with High School Lacrosse Showcase Rainy conditions Friday caused organizers of the National High School Lacrosse Showcase to make several changes to the schedule. Friday's evening session was canceled, and the final two days of the event will shift from Genesee Valley Outdoor Learning Center in Parkton to Boys' Latin and Gilman. For an updated schedule, go to NHSLS.com. Youth: The Project 9.9 youth camp, founded last year by stars Paul Rabil (Johns Hopkins)
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Sports Digest | April 1, 2013
Colleges Terps drop series finale to N.C. State in baseball Maryland surrendered seven runs in the first two innings and lost to host North Carolina State, 9-4, in the series finale Sunday. The Terps (15-12, 4-8 Atlantic Coast Conference) were undone by nine Wolfpack hits and three errors in the first two innings. N.C. State (19-10, 5-7) recorded 18 hits compared to the Terps ' 10. Matt Bosse and Charlie White each had two hits for Maryland. Blake Schmit went 2-for-5, including a solo home run, his team-leading second of the year.
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March 6, 2013
Schools and government offices aren't the only things closing down in anticipation of today's snowstorm. Here is a partial list, continually being updated, of cultural and commercial institutions shutting down for the day. The American Visionary Art Museum is closed. Tonight's Hesperus Cine-Concert at An Die Musik Live has been postponed. The Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum and Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards are closed. The Baltimore Museum of Art is closed.
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Sports Digest | December 13, 2011
Varsity BCPS' Belinko chosen for national honor The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association will present its Frank Kovaleski Professional Development Award to Ron Belinko , Baltimore County Public Schools' longtime coordinator of athletics, during a ceremony today at the 42nd annual National Athletic Directors Conference in Indianapolis. Belinko, who retired earlier this year after a 45-year career, served as the school system's coordinator of athletics for the past 17 years.
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By Sports Digest | April 2, 2011
College lacrosse North Harford's Donohoe sets UNC career goals record Corey Donohoe (North Harford) scored three goals to become No. 5 North Carolina's career goals leader as the Tar Heels (9-2, 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) won, 14-8, at Virginia Tech (8-5, 1-2) on Friday. Donohoe entered the game with 169 career goals, tied with Kellie Thompson (1999-2002) for most in Tar Heels history. She set the mark with a goal 1:28 into the game. Her 38 points this season (32 goals and six assists)
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By Jeff Barker and The Baltimore Sun | January 31, 2013
Former Maryland basketball coach Gary Williams has been named to the 13-member ACC “Legends Class.” Among those also named: former ACC commissioner Gene Corrigan, former North Carolina star Mike O'Koren and former N.C. State standout Dereck Whittenburg. The group will be honored at the ACC tournament in March. Williams won 461 games in 22 seasons at Maryland, his alma mater. Williams will  be attending Sunday's Super Bowl in New Orleans. Williams and Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti are close friends.
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Sports Digest | December 19, 2012
Navy football Four seniors invited to All-Star games Navy seniors Brandon Turner , Gee Gee Greene , Tra'ves Bush and Keegan Wetzel have been invited to postseason All-Star games. Turner was invited to both the Casino Del Sol All-Star game on Jan. 11 in Tucson, Ariz., and the East-West Shrine Game on Jan. 19 in St. Petersburg, Fla. Turner will play in the East-West Shrine Game. Greene was invited to the Raycom All-Star Football Classic, which will be played Jan. 19 in Montgomery, Ala., and to the inaugural South Carolina College All-Star Game, which will be played March 23 in Greenville.
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