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Jeff Barker

Writer

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

  • Aberdeen IronBirds stadium to get new name
    Aberdeen IronBirds stadium to get new name

    Ripken Baseball said Monday it has reached an agreement to grant naming rights for Ripken Stadium — home of the minor-league Aberdeen IronBirds — to Leidos, a large national security contractor.

  • Card counters, casinos battle to tilt the odds
    Card counters, casinos battle to tilt the odds

    The Montgomery County mortgage lender arrived at the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore with money clips holding 50 neatly folded $100 bills. But after the player spent 80 minutes at a blackjack table, a shift manager approached, told him politely but firmly that the casino didn't want his business,...

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