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Orioles Could Give the Greatest Gift this Sports Fan has Ever Received

Orioles Could Give the Greatest Gift this Sports Fan has Ever Received

For the first 13 years of my life, I only had one team in my hometown to root for, the Baltimore Orioles. They had Cal Ripken, they brought back Eddie Murray, they had the legendary Chuck Thompson and Jon Miller, and they were one of the most storied franchises in all of sports. It was safe to say I was a diehard Orioles fan.

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Army National Guard Member Joey Odoms Named Ravens National Anthem Singer

Army National Guard Member Joey Odoms Named Ravens National Anthem Singer

The Baltimore Ravens announced Monday that Joey Odoms has been named the winner of their national anthem competition and is scheduled to sing at each home game during the 2014 season.

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore Rowing Club and Other City Organizations Receive Ravens’ PLAY 60 Grants

Baltimore Rowing Club and Other City Organizations Receive Ravens’ PLAY 60 Grants

The 2014 PLAY 60 Grant helped fund a variety of projects, such as interscholastic athletic programs for students with disabilities, running clubs, boxing training and after school intramurals.

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The South Baltimore Little League Carnival Begins Tonight

The South Baltimore Little League Carnival Begins Tonight

The South Baltimore Little League Annual Carnival kicks off tonight at 1101 E. Fort Ave. in Locust Point. The carnival will run until Saturday from 7pm to 11pm nightly.

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Ravens and 49ers to Host Free August 8th Practice at M&T Bank Stadium

Ravens and 49ers to Host Free August 8th Practice at M&T Bank Stadium

The Baltimore Ravens will practice against the San Francisco 49ers at M&T Bank Stadium on Friday, Aug. 8, one day after the teams compete in their first preseason game. The practice, which is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m., is free and open to the public.

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Adam Jones: Baltimore is Lucky to Have Him

Adam Jones: Baltimore is Lucky to Have Him

Since being acquired by the Orioles in 2008, Jones has won three gold gloves and has now been an All-Star four times. In addition, he has 156 home runs (hitting more than 30 homers in each of the last two seasons) and it was Adam Jones, not Chris Davis, who was the leader in the Orioles playoff run in 2012.

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

Big soccer ratings in Baltimore, changes at Thornton’s, Under Armour opens location in Chicago, a new library in Locust Point and Family Dollar shuts its doors.

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Weekend Sports Attendance of 210,727 in Baltimore

Weekend Sports Attendance of 210,727 in Baltimore

Last weekend Pimlico Race Course set an attendance record with 123,469 people at Preakness and this weekend an impressive 210,727 people total attended these three sporting events in Charm City.

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
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M&T Bank and Ravens Extend Stadium Naming Rights Deal and Partnership

M&T Bank and Ravens Extend Stadium Naming Rights Deal and Partnership

M&T Bank and the Baltimore Ravens announced a 10-year, $60 million extension of their partnership, which includes the continuation of naming rights to M&T Bank Stadium and an array of community-focused programs, including a new initiative focused on helping at-risk children in Baltimore

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Orioles Announce 2014 Military Appreciation Efforts

Orioles Announce 2014 Military Appreciation Efforts

With Memorial Day Weekend approaching, the Orioles are proud to announce their efforts to honor members of our armed forces. The club is fortunate to be surrounded by dedicated military personnel throughout the region, and grateful for all of those who risk their lives each day for our country.

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Preakness: Baltimore’s Shining Moment

Preakness: Baltimore’s Shining Moment

For 139 years, the second leg of the horse racing Triple Crown, the Preakness, has been held in Baltimore, and this is something that every Baltimorean should take pride in.

| May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Local Connections in the 2014 NFL Draft

Local Connections in the 2014 NFL Draft

As the popularity of the National Football League (NFL) continues to dominate the American sports landscape, the NFL Draft has become one of the most popular sporting events of the year. It is a time of optimism for fans of all teams as they see young talent added to their roster. And, it’s especially exciting for the players who have their dreams of getting drafted by an NFL team realized.

| May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore Ravens 2014 Schedule Released

Baltimore Ravens 2014 Schedule Released

For the third time in the last four regular seasons, the Baltimore Ravens will open at M&T Bank Stadium against an AFC North rival. Defending division champion Cincinnati will come to Baltimore Sept. 7 to start the 2014 campaign. Four days later, Sept. 11, the Ravens will stay at home and host Pittsburgh in a Thursday night special.

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Playing for the Orioles is a Dream Come True for Pigtown’s Steve Clevenger

Playing for the Orioles is a Dream Come True for Pigtown’s Steve Clevenger

It’s probably safe to say that there isn’t another Major League Baseball (MLB) player who grew up closer to their team’s home stadium than Steve Clevenger. The backup catcher for the 2014 Baltimore Orioles, who will turn 28 this Saturday, grew up on the 1200 block of James St. in South Baltimore’s Pigtown neighborhood, less than a mile away from Camden Yards.

| April 4, 2014 | 1 Comments
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Chris Tillman: Charm City’s Ace

Chris Tillman: Charm City’s Ace

Baseball, more so than any other sport, is a game where numbers matter. Batting average, home runs, RBI, wins, and losses all define a player’s worth and perceived value. Pitching is often considered the most important part of baseball, and the one that separates the average teams from World Series champions.

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Work to Begin on Banner Field at Latrobe Park

Work to Begin on Banner Field at Latrobe Park

Work will begin on Monday, April 14th on Banner Field, a new turf recreation facility on the lower field at Latrobe Park in Locust Point. First announced in November 2013, the facility named after the Star Spangled Banner will include an artificial turf field.

| April 11, 2014 | 3 Comments
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Orioles 2014 Season Preview

Orioles 2014 Season Preview

The offseason started bad as the O’s made no significant moves, traded Jim Johnson and didn’t resign a few other players. For a while it looked like the O’s would make no improvements heading into the 2014 season; however, last month that all changed as the O’s acquired Ubaldo Jimenez to help the starting rotation and Nelson Cruz to stabilize the lineup.

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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