Tom Clancy died last night at the age of 66, after a long and prolific career as one of the country's most popular military and espionage writers. But during a whirlwind few months in 1998, Clancy nearly joined the ranks of that most American club: dilettante NFL owners. »
Jonathan Bernhardt has a post up about Dan Duquette and the Orioles' new union, and all the attendant doom. A snippet: "Dan Duquette has walked into the worst job in baseball with a smile. And why not? He literally has nowhere better to be." Now get to reading the whole thing.
[Et tu, Mr. Destructo?] »
Your team's terrible. Your attendance is worse. What better way to add a little excitement than bringing your franchise's most beloved figure back under the O's umbrella? That's a rhetorical question, unless you're Peter Angelos. »
"Meddling" Orioles owner Peter Angelos was named "The Worst Owner In Baseball" by SI. This has chafed former 50-home run fluke Brady Anderson, who penned a column for the Baltimore Sun to defend him. Some reasons why Angelos is great: he's compassionate, caring, a son of Greek immigrants. [Steady Burn] »