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Former Old Mill star's 97-yard touchdown for Bowie State is a viral hit

When running back Rob Chesson was named All-Metro first team in 2011 after a record-breaking senior season at Old Mill, Arundel football coach Chuck Markiewicz offered a laudatory quote that, after this weekend, seems especially prescient: "If you don't gang-tackle him, it's pretty much a done deal."

Today, Chesson is a senior running back for Bowie State (9-1) who ranks No.

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Some Ravens to trade football for cornhole at fundraiser for Matt Stover's philanthropy fund

For Matt Stover and a handful of Ravens players, it’ll be Monday Night Cornhole.

Stover is hosting a Beltway Boards + Brews Celebrity Cornhole Tournament fundraiser at the Baltimore Museum of Industry for his Players Philanthropy Fund, which helps maximize players’ charitable giving while protecting their finances and reputation.

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Orioles fan with 3D-printed hand to throw out World Series first pitch

Everything about Hailey Dawson’s gig in Houston on Saturday seems too good to be true: how she’ll be handling the ceremonial first pitch for Game 4 of the World Series; how she’ll be doing it despite Poland syndrome, a rare congenital disease that left the 7-year-old without a pectoral muscle and three fingers on her right hand; how she’ll nonetheless deliver a baseball to home plate with a 3D-printed

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Cat who ran onto the field during the Ravens game gets adopted, and has a name

Remember the cat who made more of an appearance on the field of M&T Bank Stadium Thursday night than the Miami Dolphins did, weaving around the field and getting some serious air time (along with commentary by Tony Romo) at the end of the Ravens’ 40-0 win?

The Ravens had asked fans on Twitter to name the cat (Ryan Meowett has a nice ring, doesn’t it?).

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As Ravens run wild vs. Dolphins, loose cat follows suit

“There’s a cat on the field, Jim.”

Not exactly something you expected to hear Tony Romo tell Jim Nantz during CBS’ broadcast of the Ravens-Miami Dolphins game Thursday night. Then again, 40-0 wasn’t a score you expected to see, either.

The Miami sideline looked as interested in the feline trespasser as the Dolphins defense did in stopping Alex Collins.

If only the Ravens had called off the dogs.

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What they're saying on social media about Kiko Alonso's hit on Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco

Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco left Thursday night’s game late in the second quarter after a late hit by Miami Dolphins linebacker Kiko Alonso, knocking Flacco’s helmet off and causing a cut on his left ear.

Flacco was assisted to the locker room after the hit, and the Ravens later announced he would miss the rest of the game with a concussion.

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