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  • 'The Amazing Race' recap, 'Get Our Groove On'

    'The Amazing Race' recap, 'Get Our Groove On'
    Last week was full of fish heads and potential meltdown moments from Marie. Then, Phil was all, “Keep racing, yo.” So we waited all week for closure. Somebody write something poetic about all the waiting we did, please. One cliffhanger was...
  • How much did Baltimore spend on Grand Prix staffing?

    How much did Baltimore spend on Grand Prix staffing?
    During its three-year run, Baltimore's Grand Prix IndyCar race cost the city about $1.4 million in increased staffing, overtime and related expenses. City officials disclosed the staffing costs in response to a Maryland Public Information Act request...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore hits the brakes as scheduling issues derail race's future

    Grand Prix of Baltimore hits the brakes as scheduling issues derail race's future
    The decision to suspend the Grand Prix of Baltimore for at least the next two years could not have come as much of a surprise to anyone who paid attention to the intrigue that surrounded the third edition of the IZOD IndyCar Series event over Labor Day...
  • As Preakness 2013 arrives, infield shows identity shift from drink-a-thon to music festival

    As Preakness 2013 arrives, infield shows identity shift from drink-a-thon to music festival
    In 2008, Ed DeRosa witnessed the infamy of the Preakness infield — the passed-out partiers, the chucking of full beer cans into crowds and of course, the "Running of the Urinals," where drunken infielders ran down a row of portable toilets. DeRosa,...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore canceled through 2015, and likely beyond

    Grand Prix of Baltimore canceled through 2015, and likely beyond
    Speeding race car tires may have blackened Baltimore's streets for the last time, as Grand Prix of Baltimore organizers announced Friday that calendar conflicts have doomed the event for the next two years. Event organizer Race On LLC's top official...
  • IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden adopts kitten he met in Baltimore shelter

    IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden adopts kitten he met in Baltimore shelter
    When IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden came to town last month for the Grand Prix of Baltimore, he fell in love with a puffy, gray kitten. The race car driver posed with MJ, a kitten from the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS), for the city's...
  • Baltimore's leaders veer off-course, again

     Baltimore's leaders veer off-course, again
    I guess we should be used to the ongoing incompetence and mismanagement that is Baltimore City, but it certainly is a depressing spectacle to watch our city "leaders" stumble from one screw-up to the next. I was thrilled when we finally got a first-...
  • Grand Prix disliked? Who says?

     Grand Prix disliked? Who says?
    Detractors of the Baltimore Grand Prix (or most things) typically speak in broad terms using "no one liked" or "everyone was glad to see it go." These are typically false misnomers which apply only to their disgruntled clique of friends. I have friends...
  • No. 21 Terps women upset No. 3 Wake, 1-0

    College soccer No. 21 UM women upset No. 3 Wake, 1-0 Senior Hayley Brock scored in the fourth minute and host No. 21 Maryland defense made it stand up in a 1-0 win over No. 3 Wake Forest in women's soccer Sunday. The victory is the 22nd all time over...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: 'Zip It, Bingo'

    'The Amazing Race' recap: 'Zip It, Bingo'
    Week two of the Race begins in Iqueque, Chile, the city of eternal sunshine, situated on the edge of a desert and the Pacific Ocean. It’s pretty amazing. And it’s time to leave. The teams depart around 3 in the morning, and they are sent...
  • Mayor won't admit truth about Grand Prix

     Mayor won't admit truth about Grand Prix
    In her recent commentary in The Sun, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake tries obfuscation to explain her sophomoric push for the Grand Prix, instead of admitting the truth — that it has been a financial flop, was a huge waste of taxpayer funds and...
  • Where IndyCar failed, might NASCAR succeed?

     Where IndyCar failed, might NASCAR succeed?
    The letter from the co-founders of Viva House was spot on ("Plenty of things to regret about the Grand Prix," Sept. 19). What it failed to do was explain how the cancellation of the Baltimore Grand Prix would make things better. Outside of making them...