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NFL drowning its sorrows? (access required)

An NFL ban on liquor and lottery sponsorships may be lifted for next season if the recession continues to scare away advertisers, the Sports Business Journal reported this week. The proposal was approved by the league’s business ventures committee this ...

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Ray Lewis’ ties to Baltimore (access required)

As the clock wound down in the countdown to NFL free agency late Thursday afternoon, Ray Lewis’ agent Ira Rainess told a group of law students his client’s ties to Baltimore went deeper than a football contract. A partner with ...

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During Exxon trial, Synder provides comic relief (access required)

Back in January, the day before the Baltimore Ravens beat the Tennessee Titans in a playoff game, jurors in the Jacksonville residents’ billion-dollar lawsuit against ExxonMobil Corp. wore Ravens’ paraphernalia. Many of the plaintiffs’ lawyers from Snyder, Weltchek & Snyder ...

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Mayoral priorities (access required)

While Baltimore’s Mayor Sheila Dixon fends off an indictment and spars with the press, the mayor of my beloved hometown—that’s right, Pittsburgh, Pa.—has more important things on his mind. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Wednesday that Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has started, ...

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Purple days in Baltimore (access required)

I love it when politicians get involved in sports. Baltimore County Executive Jim Smith sent out a news release Monday calling for “more purple” outside of the traditional Purple Fridays. For the last two years, county employees have been encouraged ...

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Will ‘underdog’ tag get Ravens more fans this weekend? (access required)

There are several articles today in The Sun about the lack of respect the Ravens are getting as a legitimate contender in the postseason this year. Baltimore, a three-point underdog for Saturday’s game in Tennessee, steamrolled the Miami Dolphins in its ...

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