Biggest busts in Baltimore sports history

Jeff Barker

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Jeff Barker writes about sports business and issues, casino gambling and, occasionally, politics. Since joining The Sun from the Arizona Republic’s Washington bureau in 2000, he has covered state politics, congressional steroids hearings, the Beltway sniper attacks and Terps basketball and football. He could never decide if he should cover news or sports, so he did both and enjoys writing hybrids of the two.

Recent Articles

  • Baltimoreans mark rainy Earth Day

    Baltimoreans mark rainy Earth Day

    Rain fell on Earth Day, but Baltimoreans marking the day figured trees still need to be planted, neighborhoods cleaned up and a statement made about responsibility to the planet. A soaking rain Saturday might have been an impediment, but it was a natural one and easily overcome. "We said rain or...

  • Injured by errant bat at Orioles game, woman sues for more fan protection

    Injured by errant bat at Orioles game, woman sues for more fan protection

    Patricia Dowdell never saw Chris Davis lose his grip on the bat, sending it spinning wildly over the Orioles dugout and into the fourth row where she sat with her fiancee. "We see some fans waving for help to come down," the Orioles broadcaster said on radio. "That bat came whipping into the stands...

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