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Guerrero homers to lead Blue Jays past Orioles 5-1

Oct. 03, 2022 22:55 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his 32nd homer and the Toronto Blue Jays edged closer to the top seed for an American League wild card series with a 5-1 rain-shortened victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night. Play was halted by rain with Toronto batting with...

Ravens' Harbaugh stands by 4th-down call in loss to Bills

Oct. 03, 2022 18:27 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — John Harbaugh is standing firmly by his decision to go for it on a late fourth down last weekend. “It's easy to make a safe decision that just puts it on the players,” the Baltimore coach said Monday. “You can do that. That's easy. I've just never...

Jimmy Smith retires after 11 years with Baltimore Ravens

Oct. 03, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Defensive back Jimmy Smith announced his retirement Monday after 11 years with the Baltimore Ravens. Smith said late last season that if he was going to continue playing, he wanted it to be for the Ravens. He was drafted by Baltimore in 2011 and never...

Feds vow major aid for Hurricane Ian victims amid rescues

Oct. 02, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — With the death toll from Hurricane Ian rising and hundreds of thousands of people without power in Florida and the Carolinas, U.S. officials vowed Sunday to unleash a massive amount of federal disaster aid as crews scrambled to rescue people stranded by the storm. ...

Harbaugh's failed gamble seals Ravens collapse against Bills

Oct. 02, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Running and passing with a sense of urgency, Lamar Jackson deftly moved the Baltimore Ravens from one end of the field to the other in the fourth quarter of a tie game against the Buffalo Bills. And then, with Baltimore facing a fourth-and-goal at the Buffalo 2...

4th-down stop, last-second kick lift Bills past Ravens 23-20

Oct. 02, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Josh Allen and the Bills can deal with nasty weather — that's part of the job when you play in Buffalo. On a rainy afternoon in Baltimore, they pulled off their biggest comeback in over a decade. “Those are games that you love winning," Allen...

Chesapeake Bay lighthouse auctioned, with strings attached

Oct. 02, 2022 15:06 PM EDT

HOOPERSVILLE, Md. (AP) — The federal government has sold off a rather inhospitable lighthouse in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay for a six-figure sum after a bidding war at auction. The Hooper Island Lighthouse, located west of Middle Hooper Island in Maryland’s Dorchester...

Maryland’s smallest bat's survival threatened

Oct. 02, 2022 09:03 AM EDT

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — What tricolor bats lack in size, they make up for in their important role in insect control and pollination. But their survival is being threatened by biological and environmental factors. The tricolor bats’ range includes Maryland and the Eastern Shore....

Taulia Tagovailoa leads Maryland over Michigan State 27-13

Oct. 01, 2022 21:01 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa had a lot on his mind this week. That was only natural after his brother Tua was stretchered off with a head injury while playing for the Miami Dolphins. “They're really, really close,” Terrapins coach Michael...

Old infrastructure led to E. coli in Baltimore water

Oct. 01, 2022 16:13 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Aging infrastructure contributed to an E. coli contamination of the city of Baltimore's water system in early September, officials said this week. A confluence of events in several parts of the water system reduced chlorine levels, which led to three positive...