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M&T Bank Stadium, ‘walkability,’ local soccer fandom should all boost Baltimore’s World Cup odds, official says

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El Salvador fans pack the stands of M&T Bank Stadium. Image courtesy of Baltimore Ravens/Twitter.

It’s a great day for local fútbol fans. The United States, Canada and Mexico have been tapped as host countries for the 2026 World Cup, and Baltimore is on the short list of locales that could serve as host sites for the massive quadrennial soccer tournament.

Now that short list must be trimmed within the next couple years from 23 to 15 or 16 cities that get to play host to some world-class international soccer. If it’s any sign for now, Baltimore scored well compared to others, tying for third with a score of 4.2 out of 5, behind only Denver, Houston, Miami and San Francisco, per FIFA’s official Bid Evaluation Report.

Ravens slash concession prices, making some beers as cheap as $5 (!)

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Joining teams like the Atlanta Falcons and our very own Baltimore Orioles, the Baltimore Ravens announced today they are cutting prices on 21 food and beverage options at M&T Bank Stadium.

The move also includes 12 oz. cans of Bud Light and Miller Lite for the very reasonable price of $5. Domestic draughts and 16 oz. domestic cans go from $8.50 to $7, and premium brews of the same size go from $9.50 to $8. Spirits go down one dollar, to $9.

It’s still cheaper to tailgate of course, but think of it this way: It’s now easier on the wallet to keep riding your pregame buzz.

Officials celebrate deal to bring Topgolf to Baltimore by 2020

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Mayor Catherine Pugh speaks at a press conference announcing the arrival of Topgolf in Baltimore. Photo by Brandon Weigel.

In a ceremony that started with a golf cart entrance and ended with a putting contest, city officials touted the official arrival of Topgolf, the national chain of interactive driving ranges, to a lot between the Horseshoe Baltimore and M&T Bank Stadium.

Ravens Ditch ‘DNA Day’ Promotion for Home Opener at Last Minute

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“DNA Day” didn’t go down as planned at M&T Bank Stadium during Sunday’s home opener for the Ravens.

Ravens Upgrade Stadium with Aerial ‘Skycam,’ Massive Video Boards

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A shot of a Ravens touchdown run on Aug. 10 from the new SkyCam. Still via Baltimore Ravens/SkyCam.

The Ravens have become the first NFL team to permanently bring SkyCam’s aerial cameras to their home turf, introducing a cable-suspended system that captures shots while zooming over the gridiron of M&T Bank Stadium.

M&T Bank Stadium is Getting a Shake Shack

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Photo by m01229, via Wikimedia Commons

Baltimore is getting a Shake Shack catering specifically to Ravens Nation.

Metallica to Livestream its Rehearsal at M&T Bank Stadium Ahead of Tour Kickoff in Baltimore

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Metallica at The O2 in London in 2008. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Many, many metalheads’ eyes were already going to be fixed on Baltimore during Metallica’s tour kickoff appearance at M&T Bank Stadium next Wednesday. Now, they’ll also be watching just for the mere rehearsal.

Ravens to Host Pitch Competition for Startups at Light City 2017

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With the second rendition of Light City fast approaching, the Baltimore Ravens have decided they want to go all in on their sponsorship of the event by helping out one lucky business from the Baltimore area.

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