The Undercard

The Undercard By Brandon Weigel
The Undercard: Some hope for the Ravens, but don't forget the Blast

The thinking around town is the Ravens are utterly fucked, and this is not completely wrong. Once Super Bowl favorites according to Sports Illustrated, they limped into their bye week with a 2-6 record after squeaking out a last-minute win against the San Diego Chargers on Nov. 1.

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The Undercard: A non-wrestling fan engages with wrestling

On Grantland, a writer named The Masked Man recently proclaimed that professional wrestling is more mainstream and popular than ever, thanks to major outlets (such as Grantland) taking it seriously, WWE's stars breaking through in both mixed-martial arts and Hollywood, and a culture of people embracing their own nerdiness.

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The Undercard: Don't change Oriole Park at Camden Yards

On Monday, the Baltimore Business Journal got the scoop that the Orioles are looking into making modifications to their stadium, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, and the changes are pretty major.

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The Undercard: O's make solid moves, but road back to playoffs is an uphill climb

After the Orioles got swept by the division rival Yankees in late July, there was not a lot of optimism about the team's chances of making the playoffs. Plenty of fans even pushed for Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations Dan Duquette to sell off some players for prospects at the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31.

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The Undercard: As Preakness looms, major changes may be coming to Maryland racing

The Preakness Stakes has an enviable position in the Triple Crown schedule. It may not have the glitz of the Kentucky Derby, but the Preakness offers something the Run for the Roses does not: acute anticipation.

Sure, there’s always a favorite in the field at Churchill Downs that commentators and bettors will key on.

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The Undercard: The Blast is the best team in Baltimore

The Blast are the best team in Baltimore.

How do I know this? The seven championship banners hanging from the rafters in the glorious Royal Farms Arena. That’s more than the Ravens and Orioles put together—which you were probably able to figure out on your own, but come on, that’s really impressive.

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