Mar 16, 2012

Accused killer of Redskin Sean Taylor fires lawyer

The man accused of fatally shooting Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor during a 2007 burglary has fired his lawyer one month before his murder trial. Eric Rivera Jr. gave the Miami-Dade County, Fla., judge a letter Friday explaining his reasons for firing Quinton Pitts, an experienced defense lawyer. The judge ordered the letter sealed and […]

Mar 6, 2012

Hoyt named McDaniel football coach

Mike Hoyt has been named the 24th head coach in McDaniel College history. Hoyt previously served as associate head coach and defensive coordinator at Albright College in Reading, Pa., where he also served as director of strength and conditioning for the athletics program. Hoyt will assume his duties at McDaniel on March 19.

Feb 6, 2012

Are you ready for some football? Eh.

Ah, Super Bowl Sunday. The fierce competition of rival athletes. The camaraderie of dedicated fans. The nail-biting, last minutes of a game where anything could happen. The off-hand comment, “So, who won?” Yeah. That was my comment. I was working on the computer in the kitchen when my wife came down and said that it […]

Feb 3, 2012

McDaniel College breaks ground on new stadium

McDaniel College is breaking ground on a new multipurpose stadium. Officials in Westminster will use a shovel first used in 1922 at the groundbreaking of McDaniel Hall to kick off the project on Friday at Bair Stadium. The stadium will be used for several sports, including football, women’s field hockey, men’s and women’s lacrosse and […]

Jan 20, 2012

Sold out for a Festivus stop in New England

Sold-out, New England-bound buses carrying the Purple Nation are set to roll out of Baltimore early Saturday, tour promoters said. The groups are heading north for Sunday’s AFC championship game between the Ravens and the Patriots – with a little partying along the way. “We have sold 80 seats,” said Marc Komins, owner of Superior […]

Jan 19, 2012

Indy offers fans big attractions, compact space

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis won’t ever be mistaken for Miami’s South Beach or New Orleans’ Bourbon Street, but visitors headed to the Circle City for the Super Bowl will find plenty of attractions, great restaurants and interesting taverns — not to mention some uniquely Hoosier experiences. The same can-do spirit and public-private partnerships that delivered the […]

Jan 17, 2012

NFC ticket prices crush AFC’s

Call it the “old hat” syndrome. That’s the likeliest explanation for why prices for AFC Championship game tickets on StubHub, an online ticket market place, are lower than those for the NFC Championship game. As of 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, for $180 on StubHub, fans could see the Baltimore Ravens take on the New England Patriots […]

Jan 16, 2012

Caravans are forming to follow the Ravens

Before the Baltimore Ravens kicked off Sunday, Marc Komins drafted an email selling a package of tickets, hotel rooms and seats aboard Superior Tours buses bound for Boston for the Jan. 22 American Football Conference championship game. “When it looked like it would become official,” he said of the Ravens’ gritty 20-13 victory over the […]

Jan 12, 2012

Ravens’ home game could generate $25M in local spending

The wings are piling up, the beer is flowing in and the wallets are coming out as Baltimoreans prepare for their football team’s first home playoff game in five years. When the Baltimore Ravens take on the Houston Texans at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday, it will be the 11th time the team will have […]

Jan 11, 2012

Advance Business Systems scores with Baltimore Ravens

Advance Business Systems of Cockeysville, a provider of document management equipment and services, said it signed a five-year partnership agreement with the Baltimore Ravens, maintaining it as the team’s official document equipment provider through 2017. Under the new agreement, an Advance technician will be stationed in the Ravens press box for all home games to […]

Jan 11, 2012

Ravens and soil and sweatshirts, oh my

Have a computer virus and an itching for a new Baltimore Ravens hoodie? There’s a business in town that can fix both. Raven Zone, owned by Ken Breeden, specializes in Ravens merchandise and has two locations in Maryland. A computer guy for two decades, Breeden has a Computer Repair of Baltimore shop in each of […]

Jan 10, 2012

Ravens’ success trickling down in surprising ways

While it’s no shock that retailers selling Baltimore Ravens apparel and merchandise are seeing soaring sales in the week leading up to the team’s first home playoff game in five years, it may be surprising to know that even a local restaurant and bar supplies company is seeing increased business. Tony DePalo, president and CEO […]

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