More Sports Archive: March / April 2011
Rosie Rides To Top Of Jockey Roster
The most recent member of the jockey colony from Maryland who has gone on to achieve prominence in a short time is Anna Rose "Rosie" Napravnik, and she is, by far, the biggest success story to come out of Maryland in quite a while.
Media Guide: Snyder Pursues Defamation Suit
Redskins owner Dan Snyder is refiling his defamation complaint against the Washington City Paper in Washington for legal reasons.
Media Guide: Orioles' TV Ratings Up 39 Percent
The early TV numbers are quite positive for the Baltimore Orioles, with ratings up 39 percent when compared with the first two weeks of last season.
Preakness 5K To Benefit Komen For The Cure
A week before the second jewel of the Triple Crown shines horse racing's spotlight on Baltimore runners will once again get the chance to run on the historic Pimlico course, and raise money for a good cause at the same time.
Preakness Only Big Deal In Md. Racing
Stan "The Fan" Charles weighs in on the debate over this year's Preakness ad campaign and the bigger issue for the horse racing industry.
West Virginia Legalizes MMA, Three States Still Block It
On March 24, the legislature of West Virginia officially passed a bill to regulate MMA within its state boundaries, becoming the 45th state to legalize MMA events and leaving New York, Vermont and Connecticut the only states that still prohibit MMA fights.
Ken Zalis' World Of Fantasy Is Flypaper For NFL Junkies
Ken Zalis is Baltimore's fantasy football expert, sharing his expertise on Fox 1370-AM Sports Radio.
105.7 The Fan’s Royle Sues WNST
Nestor Aparicio, owner of Baltimore sports talker WNST, is being sued by Jen Royle, a sports reporter who has worked for the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network and 105.7 The Fan, WJZ-FM, because of items that got posted on WNST's website and aired on 1570 AM.
'Voice of Terps' Holliday Honored By ACC
Johnny Holliday, whose 32-year tenure as the voice of the Maryland Terrapins barely begins to describe a remarkable career in broadcasting, is the 2011 winner of the Marvin "Skeeter" Francis Award.
'Countdown' Fights Kidney Diseases
On April 10, as the current Orioles wrap up their first homestand of the season, former team members will come together to raise money to fight kidney diseases.
Media Guide: MASN Launching New Baseball Show
MASN is launching a baseball-centric program, "The Mid-Atlantic Sports Report," on March 31, which will air Monday through Friday and feature a panel of four baseball experts -- Tom Davis, Dave Johnson, Phil Wood, and Mel Antonen -- who will discuss news from the Orioles, the Nationals and Major League Baseball.
Media Guide: Cunningham Slows It Down ... A Little Bit
Bruce Cunningham has been working 14-hour days. And he's tired of it. So, Cunningham's cutting back -- to a 10-hour workday.
Bisping's UFC Antics A Major Cause For Concern
At UFC 127 in Australia, the co-headlining fight between middleweight punchers Jorge Rivera and Michael Bisping unraveled in quite an unusual fashion.
Pimlico Teams With Susan G. Komen
Pimlico Race Course and the Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure are teaming up to raise funds to aid awareness and research on Black-Eyed Susan Day, May 20, 2011.
Cunningham Gives Up Daily Show
Bruce Cunningham, who hosted middays at Baltimore sports talker 105.7 The Fan, WJZ-FM, has given up the daily radio slot.
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