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  • Ed Reed on suspension being overturned on appeal: 'It's a shame it even came to this point'

    With his one-game suspension for repeated illegal hits overturned and being allowed to play Sunday against the San Diego Chargers, Ravens free safety Ed Reed expressed gratitude for arbitrator Ted Cottrell granting his appeal and to his organization and...
  • Ravens notes: After short break, Ravens return to practice

    Ravens notes: After short break, Ravens return to practice
    After enduring a tough grind of playing four games in 18 days, the Ravens got back to work Monday following a three-day weekend. The players are off Tuesday as well, and had a light workout Monday. "They were here in great spirits, had a good attitude...
  • Josh Wilson one of many Ravens free agents waiting for end to lockout

    Josh Wilson one of many Ravens free agents waiting for end to lockout
    The NFL players' leadership is expected to recommend the labor deal Monday, which would move the league one step closer to ending the lockout. According to an ESPN report, the league and the players have reached an agreement on the remaining issues in...
  • John Mackey: A revolutionary player on the field, a true force off of it

    John Mackey: A revolutionary player on the field, a true force off of it
    In death, legendary Baltimore Colts tight end John Mackey will undoubtedly be remembered for how he played the game. The 6-foot, 2-inch, 230-pounder who played from 1963 to 1972 set the standard for his position, combining speed and power like no tight...
  • NBA season likely to be canceled, union chief says at seminar

    NBA season likely to be canceled, union chief says at seminar
    NBA Players Association executive director Billy Hunter said Wednesday that if he "had to bet on it," he would wager that the entire 2011-12 season would be wiped out by the lockout. "We're $800 million apart per year," Hunter told about 200 people...
  • Legendary Colts tight end John Mackey dies at 69

    Legendary Colts tight end John Mackey dies at 69
    John Mackey changed the game of football on and off the field. The former Baltimore Colt brought grace to a position that had been known for its brutality, and he made the first real headway in the NFL players' fight to earn a more equal share of the pie....
  • Taylor ready to prove he can be a QB in the NFL

    Taylor ready to prove he can be a QB in the NFL
    Former Virginia Tech quarterback Tyrod Taylor, drafted by Baltimore in the sixth round this year, has a few things in common with Ravens fans right now. He doesn't know when training camp is going to begin, but he is anxious for it to get here. "I'm...
  • Domonique Foxworth was NFLPA executive board 'eye candy'

    Domonique Foxworth was NFLPA executive board 'eye candy'
    When ESPN's cameras broadcast NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA head honcho DeMaurice Smith -- who were flanked by a group of players and owners that included Ravens cornerback Domonique Foxworth -- as they held a press conference that officially...
  • Friends, fans and teammates pay respects to John Mackey

    Friends, fans and teammates pay respects to John Mackey
    Kevin Mackey surveyed the room filled with former Baltimore Colts who'd come to pay homage to his late father, John Mackey, and shook his head. "I'm blown away," he said. "The fact that all of these players would show up tells me that they had a lot of...
  • Ravens play tag with Ngata; long-term deal in the works?

    Ravens play tag with Ngata; long-term deal in the works?
    The Eagles, Patriots, Jets and Chargers have exercised their right to franchise players in the past couple of days even though it might not hold up after the labor Armageddon. The Ravens have now done the same with Pro Bowl defensive tackle Haloti Ngata....
  • Tireless advocate continues battle against Alzheimer's

    Tireless advocate continues battle against Alzheimer's
    The Alzheimer's Association's annual Memory Ball has drawn nine highly competitive dance couples, four well-known judges, including Maryland's first lady, and nearly 700 guests. But the star of the evening will likely be the ball honoree, Sylvia Mackey, a...
  • Dr. Walter A. Rafalko, UB law school professor, dies

    Dr. Walter A. Rafalko, UB law school professor, dies
    Walter A. "Wally" Rafalko, a decorated World War II veteran and a former professor of law who also had been associate dean of the University of Baltimore Law School, died July 28 of congestive heart failure at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime...