The Jamal Lewis case

Ravens 24, Falcons 10

Game 10: Sams, J. Lewis give leg up

After tripping over themselves for the entire first half, the Ravens hit their stride yesterday with the help of two unlikely heroes.  Read more ...

Friend: J. Lewis was to share in drug deal proceeds

A hometown friend of Jamal Lewis' said in federal court yesterday that the Ravens star was to receive a share of the proceeds of a cocaine deal that the two had in the works in 2000.  Read more ...

Ravens readying for J. Lewis' exit

Ravens star Jamal Lewis is expected to be suspended for two to four games following his guilty plea tomorrow in a drug conspiracy case, a probability that is forcing the team to prepare for his absence as early as the game against Buffalo on Oct. 24.  Read more ...

Lewis to plead guilty Thursday

Ravens running back Jamal Lewis has agreed to plead guilty Thursday in federal court in Atlanta on the charge of using a cell phone to facilitate a drug transaction, a violation of the NFL's substance-abuse program that will trigger disciplinary action from the league.  Read more ...

Ravens star's legal trouble draws liberal amount of bias

ON THE ISSUE of crime and punishment, everyone I know around Baltimore, street cops included, now becomes miraculously liberal. Jamal Lewis goes to cut himself a deal, and all those who previously cried for harsh mandatory sentencing laws on narcotics now ask plaintively, "Can't this wait until the off-season?"  Read more ...

Plea bargain of less than year in prison offered to Ravens' J. Lewis

ATLANTA - Attorneys for Ravens running back Jamal Lewis and federal prosecutors are engaged in plea negotiations that could resolve a drug indictment against the 2003 NFL rushing champion, lawyers familiar with the case said.  Read more ...

Ravens star Jamal Lewis to face new drug charge

Federal prosecutors added a drug-related charge and new details yesterday in their cocaine conspiracy case against star Ravens running back Jamal Lewis, who is to stand trial in the middle of the football season on charges that he brokered a cocaine deal for a hometown Atlanta friend.  Read more ...

J. Lewis trial date set: Nov. 1

Ravens running back Jamal Lewis, who last year rushed for the second-best total in NFL history, was ordered by a federal judge yesterday to stand trial on drug conspiracy charges in the middle of the NFL season.  Read more ...

Trial might trim J. Lewis' season

If Jamal Lewis stands trial on federal drug conspiracy charges during the regular season, the Ravens are prepared to play without the All-Pro running back during that time.  Read more ...

Prosecution tapes could be harmful to J. Lewis' case

ATLANTA - Prosecutors in the drug conspiracy case against Jamal Lewis and his friend Angelo Jackson played a videotape in a federal courtroom yesterday that showed Jackson allegedly arranging a drug deal and mentioning the name "Jamal."  Read more ...

Given failed war on drugs, Lewis charges no surprise

ALITTLE news for the many Jamal Lewis fans -- of whom I am one -- who think the Baltimore Ravens' great running back is a victim of an overzealous federal prosecutor reaching too far to make a case out of the word "Yeah," uttered during a cellular telephone call four years ago: We're still at war.  Read more ...

Ravens: ’04 plans include J. Lewis

Speaking at length for the first time about Jamal Lewis since his indictment, Ravens officials said yesterday that they are "confident" their star running back will play the 2004 season.  Read more ...

Jamal Lewis indictment

As past rushes back, all at risk

ATLANTA - The change in Jamal Lewis last season was subtle but unmistakable. An extra measure of resolve. A willingness to lead. Most of all, a hunger for recognition, not as one of the workmanlike but faceless NFL running backs who dependably gain chunks of yardage, but as one of the league's elite performers whose name was on everyone's lips.  Read more ...

Jamal Lewis indictment

'I am innocent'

ATLANTA - Ravens star running back Jamal Lewis pleaded not guilty yesterday to federal charges that he helped arrange a major cocaine deal for a hometown friend weeks before signing a $35 million contract to begin his NFL career.  Read more ...

From Friday's Sun

Ravens response: Let process play out

On the day when running back Jamal Lewis pleaded not guilty to federal drug charges, the Ravens went about business as usual Thursday at their Owings Mills practice complex.  Read more ...

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