More Sports Archive: May / June 2009
The Phelps Effect
Keith Mills examines how Michael Phelps' extraordinary success has further attracted the next wave of talented young swimmers to North Baltimore.
Media Guide: WVIE Lands NFL Game Of The Week
Baltimore sports talker WVIE Fox 1370 will broadcast the "NFL Game of the Week" each Sunday during the upcoming season.
Media Guide: Comcast To Stregthen Web Presence
Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic is ramping up its Web operation with a growing focus on exclusive online content and unique reports not appearing on television.
The 15: Top Aquatic Feats
While Baltimore's Michael Phelps captured a record eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics, that's not the only aquatic feat in the record books. Here's a look at 15 water-related feats that didn't end with a Bob Costas interview.
Media Guide: More NFL On Baltimore Radio
105.7 The Fan has signed a deal with Westwood One to carry the NFL's primetime package of pro football games this season including the Thursday night, Sunday night and Monday night games, the playoffs and the Super Bowl.
New Triple Crown Schedule Needed
Rob Carlin loves tradition, but he thinks it's time for some new traditions, and a new schedule, for horse racing.
Front Row: Artie Owns Up To 85
On June 5, 2009 Artie Donovan, the Grand Old Man of Baltimore football, turned 85 years old -- not 84, as some record books would have it.
Media Guide: New Look, New Names, New Places
Even if print coverage withers away, local sports reporting will continue via a multitude of other platforms -- Web sites, texts, video and, of course, “social media” sites.
Point of Order: In Search Of Truth? Don't Try Internet
The Internet, coupled with the 24-hour demand for news, has forced readers to ask, "What can I believe?"
Media Guide: MLB Ratings Fall Flat
Major League Baseball ratings have been essentially flat through the first two months of the regular season, according to a report in the Sports Media Journal.
Rachel Alexandra Beats The Boys
The first filly to win the Triple Crown's second jewel in 85 years, Rachel Alexandra broke strongly from the far outside post and held off a late charge by Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird to win the 134th running of the Preakness Stakes.
• Preakness 2009 Photo Gallery | Infield Fest Photo Gallery
Media Guide: NFL, Comcast Finally Agree
The NFL Network and area cable television giant Comcast have settled their long-running dispute. Comcast will now carry the NFL Network on its basic "Digital Classic" tier, instead of on a $5-per-month digital sports tier.
The 15: Odd Sports
From beer pong to chess boxing, from wife carrying to the running of the porta-potties, PressBox breaks down 15 of the oddest sports around.
Media Guide: 1370 Now A Player In Talk Wars
If Baltimore has four sports talkers, sports director Jerry Coleman is going to try to make his Fox Sports 1370 the top dog.
Outside The Box: Sports, With A Splash Of Rum
Marc Unger spent the week on location in the Bahamas for the Baltimore Ravens cheerleaders' calendar photo shoot.
Media Guide: Frager's Work Still Available
Sports media columnist Ray Frager, who got cut along with 60 others from the Baltimore Sun last week, has landed a new home online.
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