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Edgar Allan Poe
Let's reappropriate Purple Friday [Letter]
Let's reappropriate Purple Friday [Letter]

Like thousands of others across Maryland, our staff just celebrated our first Purple Friday of the season. We have a long-running office football pool, and each week a miniature traveling statue of Edgar Allan Poe — clad in a Ravens jersey — rests on the winner's desk as a trophy. Though we haven't converted every employee into a tried-and-true Ravens fan (yet), we all agree we're pleased the Ravens' coaching staff took swift action to terminate Ray Rice's contract following Monday's release of the video showing him assaulting his then-fiancée in February. IMA World Health, based an hour's drive from M&T Bank Stadium, is proud of...