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  • Orioles' Chris Davis suspended 25 games after testing positive for amphetamine

    Orioles' Chris Davis suspended 25 games after testing positive for amphetamine
    Orioles infielder Chris Davis, Major League Baseball's most prodigious home run hitter last season and an outspoken opponent of performing-enhancing drugs, was suspended for 25 games Friday by the league for testing positive for the drug Adderall. It...
  • [UPDATE] CBS 'Thursday Night Football' draws 20.8 million in premiere

    [UPDATE] CBS 'Thursday Night Football' draws 20.8 million in premiere
    [UPDATE] The premiere of CBS "Thursday Night Football" drew an average audience 20.8 million viewers making it the second highest rated show on TV behind only NBC's "Sunday Night Football." The size of that audience for the Ravens 26-6 win over the...
  • CBS pulls Rihanna opening song from Ravens telecast

    CBS pulls Rihanna opening song from Ravens telecast
    In reaction to fallout from the Ray Rice video posted Monday on TMZ, CBS Sports has pulled its scheduled opening song by Rihanna from tonight's premiere of "Thursday Night Football" featuring the Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers. The telecast was supposed...
  • Robert I. Callahan, radio and TV broadcaster

    Robert I. Callahan, radio and TV broadcaster
    Robert I. Callahan, a veteran Baltimore broadcaster who worked in radio and television and was honored in early June with a star on Maryland Public Television's Walk of Fame, died of cancer Aug. 28 at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Miami. He was 76. "I...
  • CBS makes a bold, winning call in 'Thursday Night Football' premiere

    CBS makes a bold, winning call in 'Thursday Night Football' premiere
    The premiere of “Thursday Night Football” on CBS was a winner in my book before a second of the game between the Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers was played at M&T Bank Stadium. Given the nuclear fallout all week from the TMZ video that...
  • Sinclair Broadcast signs first syndication deal for Ring of Honor Wrestling

    Sinclair Broadcast signs first syndication deal for Ring of Honor Wrestling
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has signed its first syndication deal for its Ring of Honor Wrestling program, the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster announced late Tuesday. MyNet station WATL-TV in Atlanta will begin airing Ring of Honor weekly on Saturdays...
  • 'Uber' model appeals to pols [Commentary]

    'Uber' model appeals to pols [Commentary]
    Uber has pulled off what few others can these days: The beloved car service has united politicians of all persuasions. Republicans, Democrats and Libertarians are all vying to outdo each other in portraying the popular ride-sharing company and its...
  • Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular

    Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular
    As the nation's eyes turn to Baltimore for the bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812 next week, city leaders hope to capitalize on what one official called "the largest tourism event in our city's history" and the chance to showcase the city in...
  • Big changes in store for CBS' NFL coverage this season

    Big changes in store for CBS' NFL coverage this season
    Far and away, the biggest story in NFL television coverage this fall is the arrival of "Thursday Night Football" to the CBS prime-time schedule Sept. 11 with a matchup between the Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers. Just as NBC's "Sunday Night Football" has...
  • From ballplayers to models, Under Armour is in hot pursuit of big endorsements

    From ballplayers to models, Under Armour is in hot pursuit of big endorsements
    Losing out on signing NBA superstar Kevin Durant to Nike last week could have been a downer for Under Armour, but you wouldn't know it from how the company, its stock and its founder reacted. The Baltimore-based sports brand released a video Tuesday,...
  • Remembering the Joan Rivers who broke down TV barriers for women [Appreciation]

    Remembering the Joan Rivers who broke down TV barriers for women [Appreciation]
    I hope those who know Joan Rivers only from her work the last couple of decades on shows like “Fashion Police” will take the time to read some of the appreciations that talk about who she used to be. Rivers, who died Thursday at age 81 after...
  • Sinclair Broadcast to buy Las Vegas NBC station for $120 million

    Sinclair Broadcast to buy Las Vegas NBC station for $120 million
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has agreed to acquire NBC affiliate KSNV in Las Vegas for $120 million, the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster said Wednesday. The purchase from Intermountain West is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015. The...