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  • Bill Ripken joins Bob Costas for Red Sox, Yankees on MLB Friday

    Bill Ripken joins Bob Costas for Red Sox, Yankees on MLB Friday
    Far be it from me to suggest anyone interested in TV baseball watch anything but the Orioles game Friday night. Still, given the O's last three games in Arizona, having a backup plan seems like a good idea just in case things start to fall apart --...
  • The tragedy of Jovan Belcher

    The tragedy of Jovan Belcher
    The weekend murder-suicide involving Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and his 22-year-old girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, is a grim reminder of the toll in lives domestic violence takes, how common such tragedies are even among highly...
  • Jovan Belcher didn't need a gun to kill his girlfriend

    Your editorial on the apparent murder-suicide Involving Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, noted approvingly sportscaster Bob Costas' opinion that "if Jovan Belcher didn't possess a gun, he and Kasandra...
  • NBC superb in Sunday night telecast of Ravens, Steelers

    NBC superb in Sunday night telecast of Ravens, Steelers
    'NBC Sunday Night Football' isn't just in a league of its own when it comes to NFL telecasts. It lives on another planet so far away from the nearest competition that it can't even be judged by the same standards. And last night's broadcast of the...
  • No tears here as NBC finally puts 'Rock Center' out of its journalistic misery

    No tears here as NBC finally puts 'Rock Center' out of its journalistic misery
    You will find no tears here for the cancellation of Brian Williams' "Rock Center," which was first reported Friday by the New York Times. It was one of the sorriest excuses for a newsmagazine that I have seen in 30 years of reporting on network...
  • Coffee Companion (9/10): AFC North scoreboard-watching and gearing up for Ravens-Bengals

    Coffee Companion (9/10): AFC North scoreboard-watching and gearing up for Ravens-Bengals
    Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
  • Charlie Batch, Pope Benedict and Haylor are at the top of the online trends this morning

    Charlie Batch, Pope Benedict and Haylor are at the top of the online trends this morning
    Good morning and welcome to The Sun's daily online trends column. Every morning we'll try to understand the deranged hive mind that is the Internet and figure out what people are interested in. Formerly an internal memo for just Sun staffers, we've...
  • Phelps looks to put stamp on perhaps the greatest Olympic career ever

    Phelps looks to put stamp on perhaps the greatest Olympic career ever
    In Michael Phelps' telling, one of the greatest Olympic careers almost began with a skinny dip. It was the first trip out of the country for the kid from Rodgers Forge, and he gawked like a tourist — not at monuments or museums — but at the...
  • Where celebrities stay in Baltimore

    Where celebrities stay in Baltimore
    In June, when Sade was preparing to kick off her first tour in more than a decade, the husky-voiced crooner tweeted about her love of Baltimore and entertained reporters while relaxing in her 2,100-square-foot suite at the Hotel Monaco. When in town,...
  • Ravens TV: NBC's seasoned pros know enough to let the game be the star

    Ravens TV: NBC's seasoned pros know enough to let the game be the star
    Nobody does pre-game like NBC’s “Football Night in America.” The telecast came out smoking Sunday with Bob Costas, Chris Collinsworth and Al Michaels sounding amped even for the pre-game to the matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers...
  • Poll: Which sportscasters love/hate Baltimore?

    Poll: Which sportscasters love/hate Baltimore?
    From the Z on TV blog: With the Baltimore Ravens about to play another nationally televised game Monday, a reader of Z on TV suggests we do a poll asking the question: Are there any national sportscasters who are pro-Baltimore? And if so, who are they?...
  • Turn to Team NBC for most complete Preakness TV coverage

    Turn to Team NBC for most complete Preakness TV coverage
    Last year, 8.8 million viewers saw NBC’s coverage of the Preakness. That’s the kind of big-tent mass audience that makes the race one of Baltimore’s showcase events. And that doesn’t count the hundreds of thousands who will watch...