The founder of the Baltimore Grand Prix asked a judge Wednesday to prevent organizers of the race from using ticket sales as collateral in future loans, because, he alleges, they have failed to make tens of thousands of dollars of payments to him.
Rare on the East Coast, the earthquake was mistaken for a tractor-trailer passing by or perhaps the rumble of a construction site. The experience for most may have begun in fear or confusion but ended as a good story to be told.
Maryland football coach Randy Edsall said Thursday that there is "misinformation" in the media about rules he has imposed — such as not permitting players to wear ball caps, do-rags or earrings during meetings — and that team members aren't complaining about the tighter discipline.
The first of more than 2,000 concrete barriers weighing around 9,300 pounds each was attached during a ceremony Monday night to begin the second phase of constructing the course that will be used for the Baltimore Grand Prix auto races in Baltimore Labor Day weekend
Matt Wieters, who has emerged as a leader for the Orioles, will make his All-Star Game debut on Tuesday night. Buck Showalter believes the experience will be good for his young catcher. ... ... Roy Halladay and Jered Weaver are the starting pitchers for the All-Star Game. ... Robinson Cano won the Home Run Derby on Monday night. ... Orioles left fielder Luke Scott and pitcher Justin Duchscherer were examined by team orthopedist John Wilckens. ... Gale Sayers said the NFL and its players could have done more for former Baltimore Colts tight end John Mackey, who passed away last week. ... Ray Rice got into a Twitter fight with Pittsburgh's Ryan Clark.
City leaders on Tuesday sought to cope with the fallout of Monday night's violence, and the perception that even visitors celebrating a national holiday at Baltimore's tourist playground can't be shielded from the violence that troubles other parts of town.
On Tuesday night, Albert Pujols missed his first road game this season, much to the chagrin of Baltimore baseball fans who had hoped to see one of the sport's best players at Camden Yards. Following a collision at first base nine days ago, Pujols -- an impending free agent who is reportedly seeking a contract in the neighborhood of $300 million -- is out four to six weeks with a small fracture in his left forearm.
Jay Hancock: Baltimore's Prime Rib restaurant sold hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of Groupon coupons one day last month, but restaurants such as Miss Shirley's, Charleston and Petit Louis are leery of online discounting.
Maybe it didn't have the Atlantic at its doorstep, but Baltimore turned out to be an agreeable place to enjoy the outdoors for many city residents and visitors on a day when summer served notice that it would be taking over for the next several months.
Preakness organizers just released another Kegasus commercial to get beer-chugging, centaur-loving college kids fired up for next weekend's InfieldFest at Pimlico. I'm still confused by the advertising campaign, but it has apparently worked: Ticket sales are up 17 percent. So while I try to figure out what I'm missing here, check out this video of Kegasus blow-drying his hair/mane: