Baltimore Orioles Hall of Famer SS Cal Ripken Jr. drops $3.9M on Annapolis riverside mansion (www.amlu.com)

The waterfront property boasts 250 feet of frontage on the Severn River and includes a deep-water dock. Its location allows for an unusually sylvan quality, and splendid woods-and-waters views from the 5,055 square-foot, five-bedroom house.

New York Jets RB Frank Gore drops $3.23m on amazing South Florida estate

Former Washington Nationals infielder Daniel Murphy has put his Alexandria, VA, home on the market for $1.6 million (www.realtor.com)