More Sports Archive: July / August 2011
Baltimore's Date With Danica Patrick
With her recently announced move to NASCAR full-time in 2012, this weekend's Baltimore Grand Prix could be Charm City's one date with Danica Patrick.
Will Race Weekend Bring Fresh Look At Gritty City?
Baltimore Racing Development and the city of Baltimore are bringing the Grand Prix here for multiple reasons, one of which is to generate money for the city. But much more than tangible dollars is the opportunity for skeptical tourists to see a side of Baltimore they haven't seen on TV.
• Race, Ravens, Orioles: No Conflict
City's Geography Made Designer's Mission Simple
The original layout of the course was put together in 2008, but has since transformed into a two-mile temporary street circuit in and around the Inner Harbor and Camden Yards.
• Full Closure Slated For Streets Sept. 1
Baltimore's Auto Race History Goes Way Back
With the popularity of auto racing growing across the nation during recent years, newer fans may not realize the long history the sport has in Baltimore.
Washington Sports Anchor Haber Leaving Channel 9
Brett Haber announced in early August that he is leaving his seven-year gig as sports anchor and sports director at Washington's Channel 9/WUSA.
Book Review: 'Rhythm Boys' Recounts Sporting Struggle
The Rhythm Boys of Omaha Central is a recounting of a season -- a high-school basketball season, but also a season of racial discrimination, a season when high-school athletes at Omaha Central in Nebraska learned about life.
UFC 133 2.0 Demonstrates Matchmaker's Craftiness
Even with injuries to major fighters scheduled in the event and last-minute pull-outs, the outcome of UFC 133 "Version 2.0" was actually intriguing.
2011 Dew Tour Photo Gallery
As temperatures in Baltimore reached record highs this weekend, record crowds were in Ocean City for the 2011 Dew Tour Pantech Open.
Media Guide: CSN Expands Partnership With Ravens
Comcast SportsNet and the Baltimore Ravens have announced the renewal and expansion of their partnership, which began before the 2010 regular season.
Media Guide: CSN Names New Capitals Insider
Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic has named veteran hockey writer Chuck Gormley to the position of Capitals Insider, where he will serve as the primary reporter covering the Washington Capitals for CSNwashington.com and the network's entire digital media portfolio.
Is Michael Phelps Human After All?
Andrew Primrose wonders whether Maryland's favorite aqua son may not be as invincible as he once appeared.
Checkered Flaggers Cheer Grand Prix
The 2011 Baltimore Grand Prix, taking place in the streets of downtown Charm City on Labor Day, will see a talented group of friendly helpers, the Checkered Flag Girls.
Media Guide: Fox 45 News Cutting Back On Sports
Channel 45/WBFF will experiment with dropping its 15-minute "Sports Unlimited" segment at the end of its 10 p.m. newscast, in favor a shortened sports report.
UFC 132: A Glimpse Of Old And New
Going into UFC 132, few would have predicted an event headlined by a bantam-weight match would be one of the more noteworthy pay-per-view events of 2011.
Cancer Claims Former WJZ Sports Anchor Nick Charles
Nick Charles, a sports anchor at Baltimore's Channel 13/WJZ in the early 1970s who went on to national fame at CNN, died June 25 at age 64.
Stan "The Fan" 1, Tall Buildings 0
Stan "The Fan" Charles conquered his fears, and crossed another item off his bucket list, when he rappelled down the 20-story Canton Crossing Tower to raise money for the Kidney Foundation of Maryland.
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