Sparrows Point

An out-f-state steelmaker has bought the Sparrows Point plant's cold mill, likely the death knell for hopes that the steel mill would be reopened. (Barbara Haddock Taylor, Baltimore Sun / December 13, 2012)

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Sparrows Point's cold mill to be used for spare partsAn out-of-state steelmaker has bought the most valuable piece of the Sparrows Point plant to use as spare parts, a move that could kill the last hopes that the steel mill might be purchased by an operator and reopened.

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RAVENS: Quarterback Joe Flacco was "definitely stunned" by Cam Cameron's firing after he received the news early Monday morning.

Kevin Cowherd: The Ravens seemed determined on Wednesday to show that all was still right in their world. Of course, there was plenty of evidence to suggest it wasn't.

TERPS: Playing against an overmatched Monmouth team, the Terps committed a season-high 23 turnovers but elevated their play in the second half to secure a victory, 71-38.

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