Posts Tagged Maryland

Presidential fumble: It’s Franco, not Flacco

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco (5) passes the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Baltimore, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Call it a Presidential fumble: Barack Obama mistakenly used the last name of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco when referring to actor James Franco in a speech Friday.

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Michael Phelps’ DUI trial set Friday in Baltimore

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps walks into a courthouse for a trial on drunken driving and other charges, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in Baltimore. Documents show that the 29-year-old was leaving Baltimore's Horseshoe Casino Sept. 30 when he was pulled over for speeding and crossing the double yellow line on a highway. Police say Phelps registered a .14 per cent on a blood-alcohol test. The legal limit to drive is .08 per cent in Maryland. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps avoided jail time on Friday when a judge placed him on probation for pleading guilty to a drunken driving charge for the second time in 10 years. The punishment came with a warning.

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Wright and Orioles finalize $1.7 million, 1-year contract

BALTIMORE (AP) — Reliever Wesley Wright and the Baltimore Orioles have finalized a $1.7 million, one-year contract.

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Dumervil, Suggs provide 1-2 punch for sack-happy Ravens

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles (5) is sacked by Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil (58) during the first half of an NFL football game in Baltimore, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Charging from opposite ends of the line with a single-minded purpose, Baltimore Ravens linebackers Elvis Dumervil and Terrell Suggs have combined for more sacks this season than six NFL teams.

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Showalter: Davis gets nod from MLB to use Adderall

BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles manager Buck Showalter says Chris Davis will be allowed to use Adderall next season after the first baseman received a 25-game suspension this year for using the drug.

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