| Nov 28, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Baseball’s winter meetings begin in earnest Monday, and this was supposed to be the year that a lot of the impact signings were made before the sport’s annual powwow.
The thought was that changes in compensation for free agents would...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Ravens defensive end Pernell McPhee simultaneously furrowed his brow, shook his head and frowned.
It was a telling reaction triggered by McPhee recounting instances of how the defense has consistently failed to stop the run this season, a bizarre...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 10:13 AM
Baseball America has acquired the list of minor leaguers that have applied for free agency and there are 25 former Orioles farmhands that can now look for work elsewhere.
It’s a procedural filing – some of the players will come back to the...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 9:55 AM
The NFL deadline to sign restricted free agents to offer sheets expired late Friday night without any signings.
That includes Ravens restricted free agent tight ends Dennis Pitta and Ed Dickson, with 11:59 p.m. coming and going without contract offers....
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:15 PM
The San Diego Chargers made a preliminary inquiry to free agent offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation.
McKinnie, 33, is an unrestricted free agent who started every game in the playoffs after...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 3:30 AM
This time last year, Dan Duquette arrived at the annual GM meetings just a week into his new job as Orioles executive vice president focused on getting reaccustomed to fellow front office executives.
The 2012 GM meetings open today in Indian Wells,...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 3:45 PM
The significance of replacing Ed Reed resonated strongly with new Ravens free safety Michael Huff, a feeling he imparted to the former NFL Defensive Player of the Year.
Before Huff officially signed his three-year, $6 million contract, he texted Reed to...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 7:11 AM
I mentioned this on my Twitter account, but I wanted to go into a little more detail here. Eight of the nine oldest Ravens – and the six oldest overall - from the team that won the Super Bowl two months ago are no longer under contract with the...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:12 AM
The Ravens’ front office has long been admired for its decision making during the draft, but Ozzie Newsome, Eric DeCosta and Company also take great pride in the work that they do in the couple of hours following its conclusion. Offensive lineman...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 9:28 AM
By now, we’ve all had some time to digest the annual “State of the Ravens” address. It was interesting and somewhat informative, yet I gather that nothing said by Owner Steve Bisciotti or General Manager Ozzie Newsome was truly...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:00 AM
When the NFL’s current collective bargaining agreement was hammered out by NFL owners and the NFLPA last summer, a tweak was made to the rules regarding the compensation a team can receive if one of their restricted free agents signs an offer...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Barring a last minute change, the Orioles are expected to go to arbitration hearings with starter Jeremy Guthrie and swingman Brad Bergesen -- which would be the first time the club has met with the three-person, independent panel since before the 2006...