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  • NFL, champion Ravens dismiss season opener on Rosh Hashanah

    March 19, 2013 | 4:34 pm

    The Baltimore Ravens and the NFL have agreed that the Super Bowl champions will not open their season — or the league's season — on the first night of Rosh Hashanah.

    The team was scheduled to launch its season on Sept. 5, a Thursday night, but a conflict with baseball's Baltimore...

  • Adam Greenberg signs minor league contract with Orioles

    By Jeffrey Hensiek

    December 20, 2012 | 11:33 am

    Former Chicago Cub Adam Greenberg has signed a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles, Steve Melewski of MASNsports.com reports.

    Greenberg was infamously hit in the head by a pitch in his first major league at-bat and has been struggling to make it back to the Big Show...

  • Dan Duquette, founding member of Israel Baseball League, takes over Orioles

    November 9, 2011 | 10:10 am

    Dan Duquette, a founding member of the Israel Baseball League, has returned to Major League Baseball after nine years.

    Duquette was hired as the executive vice president of baseball operations for the Baltimore Orioles, the American League club announced Tuesday.

    In 2007, Duquette helped create the IBL, a six-team professional baseball league in Israel, and was its director of operations. Due to financial issues, the 2008 season was canceled and the league never re-formed.

    Duquette has served as the general manager of the Boston Red Sox and Montreal Expos.