More Sports Archive: September / October 2009
MMA Photo Gallery: Shogun Fights
After years of pushing to get Mixed Martial Arts legalized in Maryland, more than 5,000 fight fans were at 1st Mariner Arena Oct. 24 for the state's first MMA event.
Media Guide: Bias' Death Focus Of ESPN Documentary
ESPN's documentary on the death of University of Maryland basketball star Len Bias in 1986 is "the most ambitious, comprehensive and uncompromising account of Bias' life and death ever captured on film."
Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight title holder Brock Lesnar will will face another stern test Nov. 21 in undefeated Shane Carwin.
Orioles Top Nats in DC Ratings
It has been reported the Orioles attracted 16,000 households from the D.C. market, 14 percent better than the Nationals did in their home market. Both teams are carried by the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network.
Maryland Welcomes First MMA Card
John Rallo, in partnership with Frank Remesch, general manager of 1st Mariner Arena, will host Shogun Fights, the state's first mixed martial arts event, Oct. 24.
Q&A With Jay Davidson, Baltimore Racing Development
Maryland's racing group, Baltimore Racing Development, is working to attract the Indy Racing League to Baltimore in 2011.
A Sports Quandary
Should D'Mitrius Ballard bulk up and prepare himself for college football? Or should he pursue his boxing dream and the 2012 Olympics?
Window Slowly Closing On Local TV Sportscasts
Is the sportscast on local Baltimore TV news an endangered species? Probably not, but the media environment for the delivery of local TV sports is changing.
Jocks Who Don't Party Risk Being Labeled As Pariahs
What happens when a college jock spurns the beer-and-athlete tradition that dominates at many Division I programs?
Sumacha'hot Takes Maryland Million
Hubert (Butch) Cave’s Sumacha’hot was hot to trot Saturday, galloping away with a win in the Maryland Million Classic.
Media Guide: Comcast Buying NBC-Universal?
TheWrap.com reported Wednesday Comcast, the nation's largest cable TV operator, is in talks to buy NBC-Universal from General Electric.
Media Guide: Anita Marks Lands UFL Gig
The United Football League has announced that WJZ-FM 105.7 The Fan, afternoon show co-host Anita Marks will be part of a four-person team covering the new league on Versus.
Point of Order: Where Should Privacy Line Be Drawn?
Fans and media are becoming more concerned with players’ personal lives than with their on-field performance, and it's a dangerous trend becoming more and more prevalent with gossip Web sites, blogs and message boards.
Media Guide: Net Results Work For Him, Says Aparicio
Nestor Aparicio, an area native who spent his teen years learning journalism on the night shift at the Baltimore Evening Sun, is downright intense and animated about his station’s Web site.
Media Guide: Versus Cut From DirecTV Lineup
Versus has been pulled from DirecTV due to a contract dispute between the satellite company and local area cable giant Comcast.
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