More Sports Archive: March / April 2010
MMA: Machida-Rua Rematch Should Be Instant Classic
It was so good, the UFC decided to do it again. Lyoto Machida and Mauricio Rua will face off in a rematch of October's UFC 104 as UFC travels to Montreal for UFC 113: Machida vs. Shogun 2.
Media Guide: WJZ's Viviano Assaulted In Druid Hill Park
Channel 13/WJZ sports director Mark Viviano was assaulted by a group of teens as he jogged through Baltimore’s Druid Hill Park April 27.
Media Guide: Anita Marks Back In Baltimore?
The former 105.7 The Fan afternoon co-host told Stan "The Fan" Charles on his PressBox radio show on Fox 1370 April 20 that her temporary three-month-long afternoon drive co-hosting gig at Miami sports talker WQAM ends at the end of April.
Media Guide: Hollander To Host WBAL's 'Sportsline'
Born and raised in Baltimore, Brett Hollander will host WBAL radio's "Sportsline," which airs weekdays from 6-9 p.m. and has been on the air for nearly 20 years.
Capitals Notebook: Season Of Memories
It was a banner regular season for the Washington Capitals, including the best record in the NHL and the first President’s Trophy in team history. Here is a look at the Caps’ 10 best regular season games.
Point of Order: Fans Don’t Deserve Cut In Quality
Dave Lomonico belives that expanding to 96 teams would cause the NCAA Tournament to supply an inferior product in what's supposed to be a tournament reserved for the sport's elite.
The Business Side: Athletes' Tariff Can Be Burdensome
Tax time is dreaded by many, but professional baseball players may have more reasons than most to view this societal necessity as their adversary.
Gus Johnson Gets Hall Of Fame Nod
Gus Johnson is going into the basketball Hall of Fame. Sometimes flamboyant, more often merely spectacular, Johnson joins Wes Unseld and Earl Monroe as modern day Baltimore Bullets enshrined in Springfield, Mass.
Shogun Fights MMA Sequel Dazzles Crowd
The highly anticipated Shogun Fights II kicked off March 27. And while the fight card lived up to its expectations, the local fighters struggled. Photo Gallery
Former Pimlico GM Chick Lang Dies
Charles John "Chick" Lang, known to the horse racing industry as “Mr. Preakness,” died peacefully on March 18 of natural causes at the age of 83.
Media Guide: 'The Fan' Leads Baltimore Ratings Race
The Baltimore radio ratings for February in the age 12-plus demographic show WJZ-FM, 105.7 The Fan in the lead at 14th place. DC sports talker WTEM, ESPN 980, was the second most-listened to sports station in Baltimore, at 32nd place.
O.A.R., Zac Brown Headline InfieldFEST
The Maryland Jockey Club has announced that the Preakness InfieldFEST will include performances by Grammy Award winner Zac Brown Band and Platinum selling musical group O.A.R. Both bands will play extended sets on the main stage May 15.
Media Guide: Conn Chosen To Replace Marks
CBS Radio Baltimore sports talker, 105.7 The Fan, WJZ-FM has picked Jeremy Conn to be the top contributor to its afternoon drive show with Scott Garceau. Conn replaces Anita Marks, whose contract with the station was not renewed earlier this year.
After October's event saw more than 5,000 fans at the state's first MMA event, MMA action returns to 1st Mariner Arena March 27 for Shogun Fights II.
Media Guide: 'The Fan' To Continue Its Orioles Saturation
The Orioles' opening day is right around the corner, and Baltimore radio and TV is gearing up.
Capitals Notebook: Playoffs In Sight, Caps Load Up Roster
There’s no question that after Capitals general manager George McPhee bolstered his lineup at the trade deadline, Washington is among the deepest teams with dreams of a Stanley Cup.
Checklist Should Include Steroid-Concussion Connection
Dave Lomonico believes the NFL has protected its players well in recent years, but there’s more to be done.
Most Dangerous Man On The Planet
Rob Long thinks the best pound-for-pound fighter in MMA is, without a doubt, Anderson Silva.
Book Review: The Code Of Competition
At some point in our lives, each of us stakes out our own philosophy on the spectrum of competition, one somewhere between the extremes of "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing," and "It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game."
Media Guide: SFMSports Shines Light On Local Sports
SFMSports.net plugged into the Baltimore City Community College mens basketball team, which won the Maryland state championship in February. The Baltimore-based sports network aired the Region XX Tournament, which featured the Panthers men Feb. 26 and the women March 4.
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