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  • 1st Mariner Arena turns 50 amid calls for its replacement

    1st Mariner Arena turns 50 amid calls for its replacement
    The Baltimore Civic Center opened on Oct. 23, 1962, with the hometown debut of the Baltimore Clippers hockey team. This week, it celebrates the beginning of its 50th year with nine performances of "Disney on Ice." In between, the arena has hosted the...
  • SMG again wins bid to operate 1st Mariner Arena

    SMG again wins bid to operate 1st Mariner Arena
    Current operator SMG is the winning bidder for a new five-year contract to run 1st Mariner Arena and oversee its potential renaming, according to a memo from the city's top purchasing agent. SMG's proposal awaits approval by the Baltimore Board of...
  • New Fillmore Silver Spring could hurt Baltimore's live music scene, promoters say

    New Fillmore Silver Spring could hurt Baltimore's live music scene, promoters say
    In Silver Spring, they've been waiting for it for a decade: a brand-new music venue smack in the middle of the arts district — a rock counterpart to the dignified AFI Silver Theatre and the brainy Discovery complex. When the Fillmore Silver...
  • No sure pro shot for city

    No sure pro shot for city
    A new arena is a poor risk for Baltimore if the city is counting on attracting an NHL or NBA franchise, sports business experts say, but some agree with city leaders that a proposed 18,500-seat venue could be profitable without such an anchor tenant....
  • Steinberg: L.A. NFL franchise is long overdue

    Back in 1994, I was co-chairman of the "Save the Rams" committee comprised of 150 local businessmen and political figures fighting to keep the franchise from moving to St. Louis. We succeeded in securing an initial NFL vote at the league meeting to block...
  • Standing in the shadows of Staples Center

    Standing in the shadows of Staples Center
    The steps that lead to the soul of Los Angeles' glittering sports palace were first taken in bowling shoes. Long before Lee Zeidman ran Staples Center, he worked at Simi Bowl, where he learned happiness didn't involve colorful balls or clattering pins,...
  • Stanley Cup champions L.A. Kings announce new radio home

    Stanley Cup champions L.A. Kings announce new radio home
    Now comes the financial byproduct of winning another Stanley Cup. The business side of the Los Angeles Kings franchise has successfully capitalized on the team's stirring run to its second Stanley Cup championship in the last three seasons. First off,...
  • AEG to consolidate L.A. offices by leasing former warehouse downtown

    AEG to consolidate L.A. offices by leasing former warehouse downtown
    International sports and entertainment behemoth AEG has agreed to consolidate its Los Angeles offices by leasing a historic former warehouse near downtown's LA Live. AEG will move more than 500 employees of its AEG Live and AXS Ticketing divisions...
  • Michael Jackson death: Five years later, fans still come out

    Michael Jackson death: Five years later, fans still come out
    Five years after Michael Jackson died from an overdose of a powerful anesthetic, his legacy endures among legions of fans, some of whom continue to travel from across the globe to honor the pop legend's memory at his final resting place in Glendale....
  • Chicago billionaire Mark Walter looks at big picture in LA sports deals

    Chicago billionaire Mark Walter looks at big picture in LA sports deals
    When the WNBA was searching for an owner for the failing Los Angeles Sparks, the league's president called Chicago billionaire and Los Angeles Dodgers controlling owner Mark Walter — and not Walter's more famous business partner, Earvin "Magic"...
  • No NFL team, no new Convention Center? L.A. needs a Plan B.

    No NFL team, no new Convention Center? L.A. needs a Plan B.
    In four months, the proposal by Anschutz Entertainment Group to build a downtown football stadium will expire if an NFL team is not committed to play at the venue. That's too bad; this page had supported the idea, which seems to be going nowhere. One of...
  • Preparations for BET Experience event reach fever pitch

     Preparations for BET Experience event reach fever pitch
    Days before the Friday launch of the second annual BET Experience, L.A. Live was packed with workers feverishly getting ready for the three-day festival. Inside Staples Center, crews were preparing the arena for a weekend of shows that will include...