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Mark Viviano

Mark Viviano 175x131Mark Viviano is sports director for WJZ.

Most recently, Mark was studio anchor and national correspondent for CNN-Sports Illustrated, a position he assumed after leaving the Baltimore NBC affiliate television station WBAL-TV in December 1999.

Baltimoreans will remember him as the weekend sports anchor and reporter for that station, as well as for his role on sister radio stations WBAL-AM and 98 Rock FM as the morning radio sports anchor and evening/weekend call-in host for sports–related programming.

Mark originally came to Baltimore from the Midwest where he worked for WDTN-TV in Dayton, Ohio as weekend sports anchor. He also served in a similar capacity at WCRG-TV in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Career highlights include earning national recognition as the reporter who broke the story of the Cleveland Browns’ relocation to Baltimore in November 1995.

He also was selected to carry the Olympic torch through Baltimore en route to its final destination at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.

Mark is an avid runner and has completed 21 marathons, including the 2002 Boston Marathon. He finished 109th out of 1,800 runners in the inaugural Baltimore 10 Miler in June 2008.

A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, Mark is a native of St. Louis, Mo.

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Despite What Experts Say, O’s Believe They’ll Be 2013 Playoff Contenders

The Birds were a surprise team in the playoffs last year, and if they are to return, they will need to prove a lot of people wrong.

03/08/2013

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Expectations For O’s Running High During Spring Training

We are less than four weeks from Opening Day, and Orioles excitement is starting to build.

03/07/2013

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Joe Flacco Reportedly Agrees To New Contract Worth $120 Million

The Ravens commit to keep their Super Bowl champion quarterback Joe Flacco, and it’s going to cost them.

03/01/2013

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Flacco Begins Collecting Awards As Super Bowl MVP

Super Bowl tradition deems that the game’s MVP appear at a ceremony the following morning to shake hands with the commissioner of the NFL, accept his trophy, pose for pictures and receive the keys to a new car.

02/04/2013

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Former Raven Jonathan Ogden Elected To Hall Of Fame

The first original Raven is going to Canton.

02/02/2013

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It Doesn’t Matter If They’re Underdogs, The Ravens Are ‘Mighty Men On A Mission’

The Ravens were out on the field today–their final walk-through before they take on the 49ers.

02/02/2013

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Harbaugh Brothers Could Envision Working Together

Working separately, John and Jim Harbaugh each guided their team to the Super Bowl. They will be on opposite sidelines Sunday, John as head coach of the Baltimore Ravens and Jim with the San Francisco 49ers.

02/01/2013

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Ray Lewis ‘Agitated’ Over Banned Substance Allegations; ‘I’m Here To Win A Super Bowl’

Super Bowl XLVII is this Sunday, and the fans and players alike can’t wait to get down to business.

01/30/2013

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The Hype Grows For The Super Bowl At Media Day

It is Media Day at the Super Bowl, and WJZ is in the building.

01/29/2013

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The Baltimore Ravens Land In The Big Easy

The Baltimore Ravens have arrived in the Big Easy!

01/28/2013

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Their Bags Are Packed: Ravens Ready For New Orleans After Final Home Practice

This time next week we’ll be 24 hours away from the Super Bowl. And fans are getting amped up and ready to cheer the Baltimore Ravens as they take on the San Francisco 49ers.

01/26/2013

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Fulfilling His Destiny: Ravens QB Joe Flacco Hopes To Lead His Team To A Super Bowl Victory

Are you ready for the Super Bowl? The Ravens players are practicing hard for their game against the 49ers and fans are getting more and more excited.

01/25/2013

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