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Baltimore Sports Blitz

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For Orioles Hackathon participant, an 'impossibly complex' task: Make sense of data

One participant takes you inside the baseball analytics Hackathon.

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11 weeks after tearing ACL and MCL, Joe Flacco doesn't have much of a limp

On Nov. 22, Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco tore his left ACL and MCL, ending his season and starting a rehabilitation process of six to nine months.

On Dec. 30, Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Flacco "is going to be ready for training camp" next season.

On Sunday, Flacco's stride looked solid, if not elite.

Flacco was introduced before Super Bowl 50 as the Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl XLVII.

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Ravens spokesman Chad Steele shadows Peyton Manning after Super Bowl 50

Yes, that was Chad Steele of the Ravens’ media relations staff getting more face time on television Sunday than Peyton Manning.

Steele, the Ravens’ vice president of public relations, has been working for the NFL during Super Bowl 50 week in Santa Clara, Calif.

He was behind Manning and Broncos coach Gary Kubiak after the game as they were being interviewed.

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Singing sheep, talking oranges, Walken closets: Watch Super Bowl 50 ads

Super Bowl 50 probably will be a little boring: Two top defenses playing. Peyton Manning flailing about. Jim Nantz and Phil Simms talking. And don't get me started on Coldplay.

That's why it's important you get the important stuff out of the way. I'm talking, of course, about preparing for the Super Bowl's many awesome and awful ads.

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Ravens receiver Steve Smith Sr.'s son signs to play soccer at DePaul

Last we heard from Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr.'s son, Peyton, he was at M&T Bank Stadium, sitting in the stands for a preseason game with his recently ejected father.

The two made headlines again Wednesday, but for a different reason, and in a different sport. A soccer star at Carmel Christian (N.C.), Peyton Smith signed his letter of intent to play at DePaul.

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Coach John Hairball to face Ben Roethlis-Purr-Ger in Kitten Bowl III

This is the closest the Ravens will get to the Super Bowl this season.

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