Mark Viviano is sports director of WJZ-TV and regular contributor to 105.7 The Fan. A native of St. Louis, MO, Mark is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism (1986) and has worked in Cedar Rapids, IA, Dayton, OH and CNN-Sports Illustrated in Atlanta. Mark is credited with breaking the story of the Cleveland Browns move to Baltimore in 1995. He’s twice been named Maryland Sportscaster of the Year and has been named Baltimore’s Best by Baltimore Magazine and the Baltimore City Paper. Mark is a fitness enthusiast and has completed 26 marathons including the Boston Marathon in 2002.
We’re in the midst of a time in the sports year that’s prone to great over-reaction: the first few weeks of the Major League Baseball season and the release of the NFL schedule
March Madness is underway. In less than 24 hours, the University of Maryland men’s basketball team will play their first NCAA Tournament game in five years.
March Madness countdown. The tournament begins next week. For the first time in five years, the University of Maryland’s men’s basketball teams is a possible contender.
It is finally starting to feel like spring and before you know it, baseball season will be here.
WJZ is at Orioles’ Spring Training. Sports Director Mark Viviano will have the latest from Sarasota, Florida
March madness. It may still be February, but excitement is building for this year’s University of Maryland men’s basketball team.
An arrest warrant for the Ravens Free Safety has been issued for failure to pay back child support.
A difficult week to be a sports fan in Baltimore. First, the Ray Rice video and punishment. Now, Chris Davis, one of the Orioles’ most productive and popular players, is suspended after a positive drug test.
A blow for the O’s in the midst of their playoff push. Third baseman Manny Machado is out for the season.
Getting ready for the big race. Triple Crown hopeful California Chrome is preparing for the biggest race of his life.
It’s Maryland’s day at the races and the biggest sporting event in the state. The horse racing world turns its attention to Baltimore for the Preakness Stakes.
It’s the day every NFL fan marks on the calendar. The draft is underway in New York, and Ravens fans are waiting to see what the team will do.