More Sports Archive: May / June 2010
UFC 114 Culminates In "B-Team" Fight
UFC 114 was supposed to feature a thrilling matchup between two of the sport's biggest rivals, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Rashad "Sugar" Evans, but the outcome didn't live up to the sensational expectations.
Media Guide: Riggins Coming To MASN
Baltimore’s Mid-Atlantic Sports Network plans to carry the new John Riggins radio show in afternoons come July. Riggins launched his show on Washington's all-news WTOP 103.5's digital HD2 signal in April.
Capitals Announce 2010-11 Schedule
Capitals announced their regular season schedule for 2010-11 beginning Oct. 8 at Atlanta, with a home opener set for Oct. 9 vs. New Jersey.
Media Guide: Strasburg Gives MASN Record Ratings
Superstar Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg generated record ratings for MASN in his first two games with Washington.
Media Guide: Listeners Making 'Bird Talk' Fly
Hosted by local baseball veteran Adam Gladstone and former Orioles catcher Chris Hoiles, Fox 1370's "Bird Talk" aims to take listeners inside the game.
Gentlemen, Mark Your Calendars
After more than two years of pursuit, Baltimore has been added to the schedule as a stop in next year's IZOD IndyCar Series, which will take place Aug. 5-7, 2011.
Media Guide: ESPN Catches World Cup Fever
ESPN will begin broadcasting for the 2010 FIFA World Cup June 10 and coverage will continue on ABC once the finals draw closer.
Sports Talk With Governor O'Malley
PressBox sits down with Gov. Martin O'Malley for an exclusive interview to talk about the state of sports in Maryland, the horse racing industry, slots legislation, a new arena in Baltimore -- and even the athletic prowess of a young Martin O'Malley.
New Coast-to-Coast Show Produced In Baltimore
Jennifer Gilbert, a news anchor at Channel 45/WBFF, will host a new weekly hour-long sports show, debuting in September. Seen from coast-to-coast, 30 stations have joined the lineup so far.
Preakness Attendance Up, TV Ratings Down
While attendance was up from last year at Pimlico for the Preakness, national TV ratings were down, according to Nielsen ratings data via the Baltimore Sun. NBC's May 15 coverage earned a 6.4 overnight rating and 15 share in the nation's largest markets, down from the 7.9 overnight rating and 18 share last year.
The Backlash Of Concussion
A youth game crash affects an entire family and shows how head injuries can linger.
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MMA Notebook: Cage Time Lives Up To the Hype
It was a night of firsts at Cage Time at the Pikesville Armory April 30 -- the first MMA event in Maryland held outside of Baltimore City, the first MMA event promoted by Jake "The Snake" Smith Promotions and the first professional event for a number of fighters on the ticket.
Canadiens' Goalie Sends Caps To Record Demise
The Washington Capitals' 2009-10 regular season was historic for all the right reasons. Unfortunately, the postseason was equally historic, complete with one of the worst collapses of all time.
New Reporter For 'The Fan' Won't Be Another Marks
Jen Royle, the new Orioles beat reporter for Baltimore's 105.7 The Fan, started her media career in New York, and then moved to Baltimore.
Stephens Makes Big Splash Into Swim Hall Of Fame
What began as a labor of love more than 40 years ago has now taken Murray Stephens from the pool at Loyola High School to Ft. Lauderdale and the International Swimming Hall of Fame.
Grand Prix Race Coming To Baltimore
The Board of Estimates approved a five-year agreement today with Baltimore Racing Development allowing for an IndyCar 'Baltimore Grand Prix' street-racing event around the iconic Inner Harbor and Camden Yards in August 2011. "This is a game-changer for Baltimore," Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said.
Will Mug Club Drown Out Preakness?
Can the new infield MUG Club really foster an atmosphere of responsible drinking, or will the mayhem be back this year?
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