Orioles’ Cobbs goes on IL, Cashner likely to start opener

Baseball 03/25/19, 17:13

The Baltimore Orioles put scheduled opening-day starter Alex Cobb on the 10-day injured list because of a strained right groin.He likely will be replaced by Andrew Cashner for Thursday's game at the New York Yankees. Cobb's last spring training was cut short after one inning Saturday because of the groin.Baltimore ...

Orioles’ Mike Yastrzemski trying to live up to family name

Baseball 03/07/19, 15:55

Mike Yastrzemski finally made it to spring training with the Orioles after bouncing around the Baltimore organization since 2013.Though it was a brief stint, the 28-year-old outfielder known primarily for his last name departed on a high note.After being invited to the big league camp, Yastrzemski lasted until Sunday before ...

Orioles’ Brandon Hyde hopes approach translates into wins

Baseball 03/05/19, 13:01

Brandon Hyde's style is totally different from his Baltimore Orioles' predecessor.Under Buck Showalter, who had managed the Orioles for more than eight seasons until his dismissal at the end of last year, it was all business during spring training. There are more light moments under Hyde, though he says is ...

1 suspect pleads guilty in Kansas carnival vendors’ deaths

U.S. 03/05/19, 10:36

One of several people charged in the deaths of a couple who disappeared from a Kansas county fair has pleaded guilty.The Great Bend Tribune reports that 54-year-old Michael Fowler Jr., of Sarasota, Florida, pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of first-degree murder and one count of theft. A capital murder ...

Orioles have many open infield jobs, and several candidates

Baseball 02/18/19, 16:54

The Baltimore Orioles have many jobs up for grabs, and nowhere is the competition less defined than in the infield.As the team held its first full-squad workout on Monday, only one infield position is secured — first base. Chris Davis is entering the fourth year of a seven-year, $161 million ...

New Baltimore leadership hoping for better Orioles’ future

Baseball 02/12/19, 15:36

When pitchers and catchers reported to the Baltimore Orioles camp on Tuesday, they met a new administration.There is a manager in the dugout other than Buck Showalter for the first time in nine years, and a new general manager replacing Dan Duquette, who spent seven years with the Orioles.Mike Elias, ...

Pro wrestling interviewer ‘Mean Gene’ Okerlund dies

Sports 01/02/19, 16:21

Eugene "Mean Gene" Okerlund, whose deadpan interviews of pro wrestling superstars like "Macho Man" Randy Savage, The Ultimate Warrior and Hulk Hogan made him a ringside fixture in his own right, has died. He was 76.World Wrestling Entertainment announced Okerlund's death on its website Wednesday. Okerlund's son, Tor Okerlund, told ...

3 carnival workers charged in killings of Kansas couple

U.S. 12/10/18, 15:24

Three carnival workers have been charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a couple at a Kansas fair whose bodies were found days later in shallow graves in a national forest in Arkansas.The Kansas Attorney General said 52-year-old Kimberly Younger, of McIntosh, Florida; 54-year-old Michael Fowler Jr., of ...

Elections officials: tweaks needed, but no major overhaul

U.S. 12/03/18, 17:30

As Florida's elections supervisors meet for the first time since the Nov. 6 election, they say that despite some recent problems, the majority of the counties handled things smoothly.The Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections is meeting in Sarasota this week.In their estimation, the November election went as it ...

Surgery called success for Allman Brothers’ Dickey Betts

U.S. 09/22/18, 10:20

Allman Brothers Band founding member Dickey Betts has had successful surgery after slipping and hitting his head while playing with his dog in Florida.The Dickey Betts website says the "Ramblin' Man" and "Blue Sky" singer-songwriter and guitarist underwent surgery Friday to relieve swelling on his brain.A statement posted Saturday on ...

‘Ramblin’ Man’ singer critical but stable after falling

Entertainment 09/20/18, 13:08

Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dickey Betts is in "critical but stable" condition after slipping and cracking his head while playing with the family dog in Florida.The Dickey Betts website says the "Ramblin' Man" singer-songwriter has been sedated since the accident Monday evening in Sarasota.The website says Betts is scheduled to ...

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