Tag: ESPN

For second straight year, Baltimore to host finals of ‘The Basketball Tournament’

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Talmadge L. Hill Field House at Morgan State University. Photo via The Basketball Tournament/Twitter.

The Basketball Tournament, a hyper-competitive, cash-prize summertime basketball showcase, is coming back to Baltimore.

Under Armour, ESPN paying nonprofits to convert Baltimore’s vacant lots into rec space

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A formerly vacant lot at Greenmount and Whitridge avenues. Photo by Eli Pousson, via Flickr.

Cable TV’s largest sports network and South Baltimore athletic apparel maker Under Armour are offering hundreds of thousands in funding to nonprofits in Baltimore, Philadelphia and Los Angeles to convert vacant lots into play space.

ESPN Documentary to Spotlight Dunbar’s Legendary ’81-83 Basketball Team

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Still via YouTube/Maryland Public Television

The historic basketball program at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School is getting the national spotlight again, courtesy of ESPN.

Baltimore Boxer Gervonta Davis Comes Home a Champ

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Baltimore loves to cheer on the hometown sports heroes. After last weekend, there’s a new world champion to start tracking.

Steve Smith Sr. Talks Working at Taco Bell, His First Days as a Retiree and More

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Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Former Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith has a bright future ahead of him following his recent retirement from the NFL. This morning, the potential Hall of Famer took to the airwaves with ESPN’s Adam Schefter to talk about his past, present and future now that he’s out of the game.

Ray Lewis Fired by ESPN

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Ray Lewis

Former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis has been fired from his gig as an ESPN analyst.

The Baltimore Accent Gives ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian the Giggles

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Around here, we know the Baltimore accent gives a certain cred to those who speak it. ESPN host Scott Van Pelt is proving that the infamous fronted “oh” can be used to paralyze the person hearing the accent with laughter.

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