David Modell, former Ravens president who oversaw the birth of the team, was laid to rest on a gray, drizzly Tuesday following a funeral mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Jan. 19, 1999: "I don't throw [money] around liberally, but this seems to be a special man," Ravens owner Art Modell says upon signing new coach Brian Billick to a six-year, $9 million contract. Billick, 44, spent the previous five years as offensive coordinator for the Minnesota Vikings.
Had he lived, community activist and former NFL safety Keion Carpenter would have kicked off the week as he always did — with a prayer party.
Jan. 10, 1973: "I'm expected to produce the long ball and drive in runs, and I'm confident I will — although maybe not every day," slugger Earl Williams tells reporters on his first trip to Baltimore since his trade to the Orioles from Atlanta in November. After two years here, Williams (36 homers,...
Jan. 4, 1985: David Robinson, Navy's 6-foot-11 All-America center, gets 21 points, 14 rebounds and a career-high 14 blocked shots as the visiting Midshipmen (6-3) trounce UNC Wilmington, 76-61
Her ambition for 2017 is a simple one: to start, and finish, her first marathon. For Karen Malinowski, the clock is ticking.
I owe it to the people who helped me in my life to reach back and give these kids an opportunity. It's been in my heart since I can remember. —Keion Carpenter, 2010 Charity begins at home, Keion Carpenter believed. So when he retired from pro football in 2005, the Woodlawn alumnus returned to...
Dick Szymanski played 13 seasons for the Colts and helped them reach the top. Then he joined the front office, and for 13 more seasons sought to do the same.