April 2, 2009
Long before helicopters started falling on doctors and chemical spills were threatening to wipe out Chicago, ER was a show where two guys could disappear in a game of basketball and talk about life or about nothing at all. (For more, go to baltimoresun.com/toydept)
February 17, 1991
Our topic today, in our continuing series on guys, is: Wh Guys Act Macho.One recent morning I was driving in Miami on Interstate 95 which should have a sign that says:Warning: High Testosterone Levels Next 15 Miles.In the left lane, one behind the other, were two well-dressed middle-aged men, both driving luxury telephone-equipped German automobiles. They looked like responsible business executives, probably named Roger, with good jobs and nice FTC families and male pattern baldness, the kind of guys whose most violent physical activity, on an average day, is stapling.
July 19, 2003
Who's hot Mark Buehrle of the White Sox has won six of seven starts since losing nine straight decisions Who's not Glendon Rusch of the Brewers has allowed five or more earned runs in nine of 17 starts. Line of the day Gary Sheffield, Braves RF AB R H RBI HR 5 4 5 4 2 He said it "You could say that mine and [Roy] Oswalt's games were pretty similar. It's just that one of my home runs came with two guys on." Ryan Dempster, Reds pitcher, after losing 5-3 decision to Astros On deck Shawn Chacon of the Rockies comes off the disabled list today and goes for his 12th win, facing the Giants.
August 31, 2006
overheardinnewyork.com What's the point? -- Admit it - when you're on a crowded city sidewalk, you can't help but catch snippets of other people's conversations. And some of the things you pick up along the way can be pretty hilarious. The folks at this Web site do all the legwork for you, posting short exchanges they overheard from random people on the streets of New York City. What to look for --No one, from the lady on the bus to two guys in suits to a kid selling lemonade, is safe.
April 12, 2014
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said after Friday's game that left-hander Brian Matusz and hitting coach Jim Presley were fighting flu-type symptoms. Presley was sent home; Matusz never made it to the ballpark. “We've got his bug going around,” Showalter said. “It's taken about two guys out a day, seems like.” Showalter made it sound like Matusz had already visited the hospital and might have to stay there -- and that he might not be available Saturday. “I'm not sure about Brian Matusz's status [Saturday]
March 5, 1996
People I know in the city of Baltimore are incessantly on the point of moving away. Exactly where, they're not sure, but it's apparently in to an America where crime does not exist, and no one's afraid to walk the streets. It's an America we think we remember from our youth, or the movies, which are seen in our heads through missing and mist.In the city, everybody thinks this fairyland exists in suburbia. In suburbia, they know otherwise. Did I say "they?" I live in the city but sometimes shop in suburbia.