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  • Sports and Recreation

    Sports and Recreation
    Baltimore is the center of the sports universe. We’ve got the Super Bowl champion Ravens and the suddenly super Orioles, looking for consecutive playoff berths, not to mention the MISL champion Baltimore Blast, amazing prepschool and college lacrosse, and some of the best high school and rec basketball in the country. Oh, and Baltimore is the epicenter of the single greatest form of bowling ever created. So we’ve got that going for us, which is nice. And do you remember those commercials? Maryland is apparently America in miniature. That means anything you were planning to do outdoorsy, you can do it here, but you won’t have to go as far, and since it’s in miniature, mountain climbing is way easier and our tiny bears are far less frightening. If Galileo were to draw a map representing the sports universe, it would be a bunch of balls orbiting Stephanie Rawlings-Blake riding bareback with Ray Lewis on a laser-eagle, but until he does, you can navigate the Baltimore sports and rec landscape with this handy-dandy guide.
  • Dave Zirin Presents Not Just a Game at 2640 Space March 29

    Dave Zirin isn't just another opinionated sports journalist and radio personality. The New York City native is the sports editor at The Nation, a magazine that takes its contemporary political discussion as seriously as the University of Texas and...

    The Nation's sports editor talks about Brazil's Dance with the Devil

    Razil's Dance With the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy Dave Zirin Haymarket Press Earlier this month protests erupted in 10 cities in Brazil, which is set to host matches for soccer's biggest tournament, the World Cup,...

    The Greatest Show on One Wheel

    The NCAA Championships are this weekend, and my bracket isn't looking so hot. Looking back, I am not sure why I picked Coastal Carolina over Lincoln Tech in the finals. Here's a little hard-won wisdom in bracketology for you: No matter how much you...

    Should Baltimore have an NBA team?

    Some sport and civic-minded folks have put up this petition to bring an NBA team to Baltimore and at the moment they've got 31 of the 1000 signatures they're looing for. In the afterglow of perhaps the most thrilling NBA finals of the millennium, it seems...