| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:05 AM
Years before he became a successful head football coach at Atholton High School, Kyle Schmitt had dreams of becoming a starting offensive lineman in the National Football League.
The highlight of that dream would have been playing in a Super Bowl....
| Jan 30, 2013
| 3:45 AM
It’s now less than two weeks before pitchers and catchers report to Sarasota, Fla., but I still get a sense Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette isn’t done compiling his roster.
Really, I’m not sure there is ever a time when...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Orioles lefty Dana Eveland and catcher Ronny Paulino have both elected free agency, an industry source has confirmed.
The move is pretty routine for veteran players not on a team's 40-man roster, as is the case for both Eveland and Paulino. They can test...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 6:37 PM
NEW ORLEANS -- The vision has consumed some of them for almost a decade. During their most painful moments as Ravens, they wondered if it would ever happen, if they would ever experience a moment that their leader has spoken of so many times.
| Jan 17, 2013
| 10:46 AM
As the AFC North champion Ravens chase a Super Bowl berth heading into Sunday's AFC championship game against the New England Patriots, their offseason outlook is beginning to crystallize.
As we wrote earlier this week, it will be difficult for the...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 6:00 AM
We’ve had a lot of questions since the season ended on who will be back next year with the Orioles.
We don’t have a crystal ball. But I can at least give you a sense – contractually, anyway – where guys are. I may be leaving a few...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 7:47 AM
Now that the San Francisco Giants have sealed their second World Series title in three years – officially ending the 2012 baseball season – the focus shifts to next season.
And over the next week, we will begin seeing the Orioles’...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 3:30 AM
As free agency opens Saturday morning, there is one change that will decide how teams receive compensation draft picks for free agents who sign with other teams.
Teams have had a five-day window that began Monday -- the day after the end of the World...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 10:42 AM
It's a tale of last rides and inspired beginnings, of loss and the will to fight on, of hopes rising, falling and rising again.
Like many a dramatic yarn, it has spun back to the place where it started. And now, it's time for the Ravens to tell us how...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 7:23 PM
Outside linebacker Paul Kruger emerged as a dangerous pass rusher this season, relentlessly tormenting quarterbacks. Inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe tapped into his potential as a versatile three-down defender, proving capable of chasing down running...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 7:37 AM
The salary-cap impact of Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis' pending retirement will amount to a net savings of $4.35 million for this year, an important bit of savings considering the AFC North champions' free agency needs.
Due a $5.4 million base...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 3:00 AM
It’s been somewhat amusing to me the vitriol sent my way via Twitter, email and the blog concerning the Orioles’ lack of movement so far this offseason.
I understand that you want the Orioles to improve, especially considering that all the...