Archive for the ‘Baltimore Orioles’ Category

Ravens and Orioles to boost stadium security after mass shootings

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

Days after a pair mass shootings rocked the country to its core, the Baltimore Ravens and Baltimore Orioles are going to see heightened security at their stadiums in the near future. Vernon Conaway, the head of security at M&T Bank Stadium and Camden Yards, said in a Maryland Stadium Authority board meeting that there will be an additional police presence outside the stadiums to reassure fans, according to the Baltimore Business Journal. “We believe it's the prudent thing to do and just reassure fans with the police presence that we are a safe environment," Conaway reportedly said, as well as clarifying that there are no specific threats against the teams or stadiums.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Monday, July 15th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Ryan Yarbrough and Ryne Stanek combined to retire the first 24 Baltimore hitters, and visiting Tampa Bay got homers from Austin Meadows and Michael Brosseau as the Rays defeated the Baltimore Orioles 4-1 in the finale of a four-game series on Sunday afternoon. Stanek went the first two innings as the opener and retired the first six hitters with two strikeouts.

Auction to feature baseball signed by 11 original HOFers

Thursday, May 9th, 2019

A baseball signed by all 11 members of the inaugural induction class of the Baseball Hall of Fame headlines the Lelands Spring Classic Auction. The ball features the signatures of George Sisler, Cy Young, Tris Speaker, Eddie Collins, Connie Mack, Grover Cleveland Alexander, Babe Ruth, Walter Johnson, Larry Lajoie, Ty Cobb and Honus Wagner. All were inducted in 1939.

Tuesday’s Sports in Brief

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

Senators questioned the sincerity of reforms at the U.S. Olympic Committee, USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University in the wake of sex-abuse scandals - using legal papers, emails and accounts of conversations to portray organizations that still don't fully grasp the pain they inflicted. At a hearing Tuesday in Washington, Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut criticized leaders of the USOC and USA Gymnastics for court filings this month that seek to absolve the federations of legal responsibility for Larry Nassar's sex-abuse crimes. Meanwhile, Democratic Sen. Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire and others blistered Michigan State's interim president, John Engler, for insensitive emails and comments he made during negotiations that produced a $500 million settlement with sex-abuse victims who attended the school.