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

  • During trying season, market falls for Ravens' personal seat licenses

    During trying season, market falls for Ravens' personal seat licenses

    The Ravens have an opportunity Sunday to brighten a stormy year by securing a postseason berth. The team’s late-season turnaround could mean not only a playoff run, but an improved outlook for fans looking to unload their personal seat licenses. “The market definitely fell in Baltimore,” said Pat...

  • #MyBmore seeks to tell Baltimore's 'authentic' stories

    #MyBmore seeks to tell Baltimore's 'authentic' stories

    When Visit Baltimore kicked off #MyBmore — a social media campaign intended to change the narrative about the city — the launch party was held not at the Inner Harbor but in the Station North Arts District. The location in the burgeoning arts and entertainment center was symbolic. The aim of the...

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