More Sports Archive: May / June 2008
AST Dew Tour Photo Gallery
The AST Dew Tour returned to Baltimore this weekend, drawing over 50,000 fans to the Camden Yards Sports Complex and putting on a high-flying display for all.
Baltimore's Donte Green is one of eight young hoopsters featured in a new documentary, "Gunnin' For That #1 Spot."
Media Guide: State Cameras Put Viewer In Drivers Seat
A Maryland company is doing a pretty good job of giving TV viewers the same up-close thrill of a live NASCAR race.
AST Dew Tour Returns to Baltimore
One of Baltimore's best, Bucky Lasek, is hitting the vert ramp representing Charm City in the Action Sports Tour Dew Tour: Panasonic Open, June 19-22 at the Camden Yards Sports Complex.
Big Brown Bubble Bursts
The bluster of trainer Rick Dutrow was completely shut down last weekend when his horse suddenly stopped running, and Big Brown's bid for immortality evaporated at the Triple Crown graveyard of Belmont Park.
Point of Order: Perception Delays Approval Of Blood Sport
Gov. Martin O’Malley legalized mixed martial arts in Maryland May 22, but the sport still has skeptics crying foul, citing health, safety and ethical problems.
Can Big Brown Leg Out a Triple?
Can Big Brown deliver the biggest package of all, the elusive Triple Crown? The answer will arrive Saturday in the grueling test of the 1 1/2-mile Belmont Stakes.
One More Win and Big Brown Is Destined for Back of Barn
Big Brown’s biggest race will presumably be his swan song, especially if he wins. Au revoir, Big Brown. We hardly knew ya.
Media Guide: Honeymoon Still On, But for How Long?
For now the Ravens coach John Harbaugh and the media are enjoying a honeymoon. Then again, the new coach hasn’t done anything to be second-guessed about either.
Is Big Brown On Par With Secretariat?
Obviously, the Belmont Stakes will tell the tale, but some are already comparing Big Brown with the fabled Secretariat.
Big Brown Runs Away With Preakness
More than 100,000 fans packed Pimlico to see Big Brown run away from the pack to claim the second jewel of the Triple Crown.
The Preakness In Twilight
Have economics and politics put Maryland on the brink of losing a treasured tradition?
No One Wants To Lose Preakness, But...
Steeped in tradition, Preakness Day is largely responsible for propping up Maryland's industry against the slots-driven competition of three neighboring states.
Rick Dutrow's Wild Ride: Outhouse To Penthouse
When Richard Dutrow Jr. arrived in Baltimore Wednesday to supervise the final preparations for Big Brown's Preakness quest, it was a homecoming of sorts.
Big Brown Heads Preakness Lineup
Kentucky Derby champion Big Brown will continue his Triple Crown quest in Saturday’s $1 million Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.
Behind The Sport Of Kings: With Glory Comes Blood
Congratulations to Big Brown and his trainers on their victory in the Derby, but do not forget the price that had to be paid.
Media Guide: If Shoe Fits, Ravens' No. 1 Will Wear It
By signing with Reebok, Joe Flacco joins some pretty heady company in that stable, such as Vince Young of the Tennessee Titans, Matt Hasselbeck of the Seattle Seahawks and a couple of brothers named Manning.
'Melo Pushes Limit, But Fans Forgive
We’ve heard the cliche “We’re a forgiving society,” but how many times can we be tested before we stop believing, and forgiving, athletes such as Carmelo Anthony?
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