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May 18, 2015

Orioles, Nationals in court over TV revenue dispute

NEW YORK — The Baltimore Orioles, Washington Nationals and Major League Baseball were in court for four hours Monday in a dispute over television rights fees. Justice Lawrence K. Marks didn’t immediately issue a decision. The Mid-Atlantic Sports Network was established in 2005 after the Montreal Expos relocated to Washington and became the Nationals. The […]

Nov 11, 2014

Showalter, Williams voted MLB Managers of the Year

NEW YORK (AP) — Buck Showalter and Matt Williams won the Manager of the Year awards Tuesday, turning a Beltway double play.

Oct 2, 2014

Success of challenges by MLB managers during 2014 regular season

This year's Major League Baseball playoffs marks the first postseason in which managers have been able to officially challenge calls made by umpires.

Sep 18, 2014

Kamenetz puts wine on line with Orioles

Neither the Orioles nor the Washington Nationals actually play in any of the affected counties, but that hasn’t stopped Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz from making a bet with his counterparts in Montgomery (Isiah Leggett) and Prince George’s (Rushern L. Baker III) counties that the Orioles will last longer in baseball’s postseason than the Nats. […]

Sep 17, 2014

Online poll: Who will play in the 2014 World Series?

The Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals have clinched their spots in the postseason, but which team is better equipped to make it to the final stage?

Aug 18, 2014

Judge orders Nats, MASN to maintain status quo in licensing dispute

A New York judge has granted the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network a preliminary injunction barring the Washington Nationals from pulling its games from MASN or otherwise trying to enforce a $10 million arbitration award while the network challenges the award in court.

Dec 10, 2013

Are O’s or Nats a bigger franchise? Split decision

WASHINGTON — Bloomberg News puts the Baltimore Orioles’ value at $1 billion-plus and says they’re the most valuable nonfootball sports franchise in D.C. and Maryland. But Forbes says they’re worth just $618 million. Which is right? It depends how you define value. Bloomberg values the Orioles at $1.1 billion and ranks them seventh in Major […]

May 5, 2011

No. 1 MLB draft pick Bryce Harper draws crowds to Hagerstown

Municipal Stadium in Hagerstown — where the Washington National's minor league Suns play — has had a bit of an influx in crowd and merchandise sales recently, thanks to Bryce Harper. Harper was the No. 1 Major League Baseball draft pick in 2010, and the Nats have sent him to Hagerstown to get ready for the big leagues.

Apr 13, 2011

Nats’ Bryce Harper signs with Under Armour

Under Armour Inc. has signed a multi-year partnership with outfielder Bryce Harper, the first pick of last year’s Major League Baseball draft by the Washington Nationals. Harper, who is playing with the Hagerstown Suns, the Nationals’ Class A affiliate, will wear Under Armour cleats and apparel during games and will be featured in in-store and […]

Jul 13, 2010

O’s ranked 20th in MLB popularity poll

The Baltimore Orioles are ranked 20th out of the Major League’s 30 baseball teams in popularity, according to a Harris Interactive poll released this week. That’s down from last year’s ranking of 17th. The poll was conducted June 14 to 21. But hey, at least they beat the Washington Nationals (ranked 27th). At first that […]

Jun 8, 2010

Even the O’s get a piece of the Strasburg action

Hey, remember that deal Peter Angelos finagled back in 2005 when the Nationals came to D.C.? You know, the one where the Orioles retain majority ownership of MASN while getting the rights to broadcast Nationals games? You know where I’m going with this. While not so impressive last year when the Nationals ratings were just […]

Aug 20, 2009

Nationals offer $1 tickets to Strasburg intro game

So the Washington Nationals just signed San Diego State pitcher Stephen Strasburg to a record-setting contract worth $15.1 million over four years, and the team’s next financial move is to practically give away game tickets for $1 a pop. Makes sense to me. Actually, sarcasm aside, it really does. The Nationals rank 14th of 16 […]

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