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Smith's sprint in 13th to lift Mariners over Orioles 7-6

Sep. 22, 2019 12:41 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Edging off second base with two outs in the 13th inning, Mallex Smith had one thought in mind as Orioles third baseman Rio Ruiz whipped the ball across the diamond. "I am definitely going to win that game," Smith said. Smith scored after Tim Lopes beat out an infield grounder, and the...

Villanova edges Towson 52-45 in overtime thriller

Sep. 21, 2019 10:29 PM EDT

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Daniel Smith raced into the end zone on a bootleg from the 2 and Villanova edged Towson 52-45 in overtime in a game where two teams, unbeaten and ranked in the FCS top 20, traded score for score Saturday night. Towson, ranked No. 5 in the FCS coach's poll, rallied for a 45-42 lead after...

Hernández struggles for Mariners in 5-3 loss to Orioles

Sep. 20, 2019 10:46 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Félix Hernández isn't getting emotional as the end of the season draws closer. Given what's transpired, he probably can't wait for it to be done. Come next year, Hernández expects to pitch far more effectively — even if it's not for the Seattle Mariners....

Judge refuses to toss Coast Guard officer's gun charges

Sep. 20, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday refused to dismiss gun charges against a Coast Guard lieutenant accused of being a domestic terrorist who stockpiled weapons and drafted a hit list of prominent Democrats and TV journalists. U.S. District Judge George Hazel rejected defense attorneys'...

Lawyers' group asks Supreme Court to review 'Serial' case

Sep. 20, 2019 3:22 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers has asked the Supreme Court to review the case of a Maryland man convicted in a case chronicled on the podcast "Serial." News outlets report the group filed an amicus brief in the case of Adnan Syed. The brief says Syed was not given a...

Hays robs Guerrero, Jays sweep Orioles with 8-4 victory

Sep. 19, 2019 11:26 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — It didn't matter to Austin Hays that the game he was in had absolutely no bearing on the playoff picture. That was the last thing on his mind as he chased after a soaring line drive that appeared destined to go over the wall. The Orioles rookie made a highlight-reel grab, one that will be...

Grichuk slam negates Buchholz dud as Jays beat Orioles 11-10

Sep. 19, 2019 12:19 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — After Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Clay Buchholz left the game under radically different circumstances, Randal Grichuk delivered the decisive blow in an improbable Toronto victory. The Blue Jays overcame an ineffective start by Buchholz, using a grand slam by Grichuk with two outs in the...

Thomas, Ravens D up for challenge of facing Mahomes & Chiefs

Sep. 18, 2019 3:18 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — When it comes to defending the long ball against Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, Ravens safety Earl Thomas has a message for Kansas City's receivers: I've got you covered. Serving as the last line of defense for Baltimore, Thomas will be tested Sunday by Mahomes, who has thrown...

Explosion at Maryland school injures child, 2 adults

Sep. 18, 2019 11:32 AM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — An explosion in the boiler room of a Maryland school injured a child and two adults Wednesday. Baltimore County Fire Department spokesman Travis Francis told The Associated Press that one child and one adult were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. He said he...

Cavan Biggio hit for cycle, just like dad Craig

Sep. 18, 2019 12:37 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Cavan Biggio hit for the cycle, just like his dad. Biggio homered in the third inning, singled in the sixth, doubled in the eighth and tripled in the ninth to boost the Toronto Blue Jays over the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 on Tuesday night. The rookie drove in four runs and scored three times....