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Wieters' three RBIs lift O's over Royals

Wieters' three RBIs lift O's over Royals

MLB.com Updated May 7, 2013
Matt Wieters drove in three runs, the last coming on a tie-breaking double in the bottom of the eighth inning that gave the Orioles a 4-3 victory over the Royals on Tuesday night at Camden Yards.
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  • Former Rutgers player Eric LeGrand brings motivational story to…

    Former Rutgers player Eric LeGrand brings motivational story to Baltimore

    baltimoresun.com May 7, 2013
    Former Rutgers football player is determined to walk again after becoming paralyzed from the neck down making a tackle in 2010It wasn't so long ago that former Rutgers defensive tackle Eric LeGrand couldn't even move his shoulders, which is why it's har…
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  • McClain could still be cut

    McClain could still be cut

    The Ravens think linebacker Rolando McClain deserves a second chance. And there’s a chance that, in their minds, he’s already gotten it. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the reference by Ravens assistant G.M. Eric DeCosta to McClain deser
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  • Report: McClain pleads guilty to tint charge

    Report: McClain pleads guilty to tint charge

    Baltimore Ravens linebacker Rolando McClain has pleaded guilty to a charge in Decatur, Ala., of violating rules on car window tint, while a charge of lying about his identity was dropped, The Baltimore Sun reported.
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  • AFC North position rank: Running backs

    AFC North position rank: Running backs

    ESPN.com May 7, 2013
    The AFC North blog is continuing its rankings of each position for the next two weeks. This is a projection on how the group will fare this season. It's not an evaluation based on last year. For Tuesday, let's look at the running backs. 1. Baltimore Rav…
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  • Gino Gradkowski remains frontrunner to start at center

    Gino Gradkowski remains frontrunner to start at center

    baltimoresun.com May 7, 2013
    Ravens drafted center Ryan Jensen in sixth roundAlthough the Ravens drafted Colorado State-Pueblo center Ryan Jensen in the sixth round, Gino Gradkowski remains the frontrunner to replace six-time Pro Bowl selection Matt Birk at center.
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  • Ravens cut Murphy Holloway, four others

    Ravens cut Murphy Holloway, four others

    baltimoresun.com May 7, 2013
    Ravens release rookie free agentsThe Ravens have released former Ole Miss basketball player Murphy Holloway and four other players.
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  • Looking at veteran wide receivers left for Ravens in free agenc…

    Looking at veteran wide receivers left for Ravens in free agency

    On Monday night, Eric DeCosta was in our house for once. The Ravens assistant general manager visited our offices down on Calvert Street to speak and answer reader questions in our latest Baltimore Sun Sports Forum.
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  • Nobody balances need vs. value better than the Ravens; mail

    Nobody balances need vs. value better than the Ravens; mail

    CNNSI.com May 7, 2013
    The Ravens have been one of the league's most consistent teams of the last 15 years. That's no fluke, Baltimore just knows how to work the draft board, Peter King explains.
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  • Digest: Ex-Raven Testaverde chosen for College Football HOF

    Digest: Ex-Raven Testaverde chosen for College Football HOF

    baltimoresun.com May 7, 2013
    Johnstone loses in 4 sets in Pro Squash Tour finalColleges
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  • Video - Rolando McClain's future in Baltimore 00:57

    Rolando McClain's future in Baltimore

    May 7
    Embattled linebacker Rolando McClain's future with the Baltimore Ravens is in doubt. McClain was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest nine days after signing a one-year contract with the Ravens.
  • Video - SweetSpot TV: Leadoff Hitters 04:11

    SweetSpot TV: Leadoff Hitters

    May 7
    Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield break down the best and worst leadoff hitters this season.
  • Video - Wieters Powers O's Past Royals 00:31

    Wieters Powers O's Past Royals

    May 7
    Matt Wieters drove in three runs to lead the Orioles to a 4-3 win over the Royals.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Jets owner closes door on Tebow era, but not QB competition

    May 7
    PHILADELPHIA -- Opting for dramatic understatement, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson summarized his team's failed Tim Tebow experiment as "something that didn't work for us,'' and acknowledged for the first time "the fit obviously wasn't perf…
  • Peter King: Nobody balances need vs. value better than the Ravens; mail

    May 7
    The fashionable thing to say for men who run drafts is they'll set their boards and honor them and take the best player available. I believe general managers approach drafts that way, but when it comes time to pull the trigger, they're going to pay more…
  • 2013 NBA draft -- Anthony Bennett to have surgery, agent says

    May 7
    UNLV draft prospect Anthony Bennett will have rotator cuff surgery on his left shoulder on Wednesday, agent Jeff Schwartz told ESPN.com.
  • 2013 NBA draft -- Anthony Bennett undergoes shoulder surgery for SLAP tear

    May 8
    UNLV draft prospect Anthony Bennett will have rotator cuff surgery on his left shoulder on Wednesday, agent Jeff Schwartz told ESPN.com.