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Police: 7 adults shot at child's birthday party in Maryland

Aug. 24, 2019 11:34 PM EDT

CAMP SPRINGS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland police chief says seven adults were injured when shots were fired at a child's birthday party a few miles southeast of the nation's capital. Prince George's County police Cpl. Nicholas Clayton tells The Associated Press that the shooting occurred Saturday night near the...

Alvarado suspects injury after Rays' 7-1 loss to Orioles

Aug. 24, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Starting for the first time in his career did nothing to turn around a sub-standard season for Tampa Bay left-hander José Alvarado. Maybe a doctor's exam will provide answers why the hard-throwing reliever has lost his effectiveness. Alvarado retired only one batter before being...

Meadows slam, Richards' gem carry Rays past Orioles 7-1

Aug. 24, 2019 1:44 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Clutch hitting. Strong starting pitching. Road wins. Those are marks of a playoff contender, and the Tampa Bay Rays appear poised to benefit from each facet as they strive to reach the postseason for the first time since 2013. Austin Meadows hit his first career grand slam to cap a...

Orioles GM Elias fires 11 scouts, front-office workers

Aug. 23, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles general manager Mike Elias has fired 11 members of the scouting department and front office as part of an effort to turn around a team in the early stages of a major rebuild. Elias announced the personnel moves Friday. The rookie GM would not reveal the names of those people...

Maryland police: Man molested girl while wife gave birth

Aug. 23, 2019 6:52 AM EDT

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland have accused a man of molesting a 12-year-old girl while his wife was in labor. News outlets report 29-year-old Luis Perez-Giron is being held without bond and faces up to 20 years if convicted of third-degree sexual offenses. Montgomery County police said...

Orioles set mark for HRs allowed in late-night loss to Rays

Aug. 23, 2019 1:57 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — For a while, there's been no doubt the Baltimore Orioles would set a dubious record for the most home runs allowed in a season. It was just a matter of where and when. And that came early Thursday night when Tampa Bay's Austin Meadows sent a drive sailing over the right field scoreboard at...

The Latest: Serial killer who preyed on gay men executed

Aug. 23, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Execution-Serial Killer(all times local): 11 p.m. A serial killer who preyed on older gay men during a rampage 25 years ago around the U.S. East Coast has been put to death. The office of Gov. Ron DeSantis says 57-year-old Gary Ray Bowles was pronounced dead at 10:58 p.m....

Orioles surrender record 259th homer with 34 games left

Aug. 22, 2019 10:28 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Orioles have set a major league record by allowing their 259th home run this season, breaking a tie with the 2016 Cincinnati Reds with 34 games remaining. Baltimore right-hander Asher Wojciechowski surrendered a solo shot to Tampa Bay's Austin Meadows in the third inning Thursday night...

NFL 2019: Ravens hope Jackson, run game and defense can win

Aug. 22, 2019 4:16 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — In an NFL landscape filled with strong-armed quarterbacks and high-scoring games, the Baltimore Ravens are kicking it old school. Combining a slick-footed quarterback with an aggressive defense and the most accurate placekicker in NFL history, the Ravens intend to win by running the ball...

Former Maryland QB Kasim Hill transfers to Tennessee

Aug. 22, 2019 3:38 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Maryland quarterback Kasim Hill has transferred to Tennessee. Tennessee athletic department spokesman Zach Stipe confirmed Thursday that the Volunteers have added Hill as a walk-on. Hill won't play this season due to NCAA transfer rules. 247Sports first reported Tennessee...