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  • Ravens ready for prime time

    Ravens ready for prime time
    The Baltimore Ravens will probably never be "America's Team," as the Dallas Cowboys came to be known in the 1970s, thanks to their frequent appearances in nationally televised games. But with the Ravens appearing in prime-time matchups three of the first...
  • Modell, Ogden are finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Modell, Ogden are finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame
    Art Modell, the owner who brought the Ravens to Baltimore, and Jonathan Ogden, the team's first-ever draft pick, were among 15 modern-era finalists announced Friday for the 2013 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The announcement, which came four...
  • Torrey Smith says Patriots fans taunted him about his brother's death

    Torrey Smith says Patriots fans taunted him about his brother's death
    Months after the death of his younger brother in a motorcycle accident, wide receiver Torrey Smith says New England Patriots fans taunted him through social media after the Ravens' AFC championship victory Sunday night. The former Maryland wide receiver...
  • Art Modell, former Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns owner, dies at 87

    Art Modell, former Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns owner, dies at 87
    Art Modell may have returned football to Baltimore, but in the eyes of the silver-haired owner, the Ravens were clearly a team of the people. Eleven years ago, amid a swirl of confetti following the Ravens' Super Bowl victory in Tampa, a tearful Mr....
  • Art Modell left mark on Baltimore's cultural community

    Art Modell left mark on Baltimore's cultural community
    Art Modell did not just play a major role in the sports life of Baltimore. He and his wife Pat were among the region's most generous donors to the city's cultural institutions, including the Lyric Opera House, Walters Art Museum, Baltimore Museum of Art...
  • Former Ravens owner Art Modell would do anything for his family, his team and the NFL

    Former Ravens owner Art Modell would do anything for his family, his team and the NFL
    The new Ravens owner was sitting on stage at the Inner Harbor, and looking quite uncomfortable. On Nov. 6, 1995, Art Modell announced that he was moving the Browns from Cleveland to Baltimore, and while local politicians couldn't hide their enthusiasm,...
  • The life of former Ravens owner Art Modell [Timeline]

    The life of former Ravens owner Art Modell [Timeline]
    March 21, 1961: Modell bought the Browns for just under $4 million. Aug. 18, 1962: Modell proposed and staged pro football's first preseason doubleheader at Cleveland Stadium. The Browns played the Steelers in one game and the Lions faced the Cowboys...
  • Legacy of Art Modell will be NFL on TV, moving Browns from Cleveland

    Legacy of Art Modell will be NFL on TV, moving Browns from Cleveland
    Art Modell forever will be known as the man who took the Browns out of Cleveland, but his legacy as one of the NFL's most influential personalities extends far beyond state lines. As an old-guard owner, he helped pour the foundation for today's game and...
  • Orioles notes: Arrieta consulted sports psychologist to get back on track

    Orioles notes: Arrieta consulted sports psychologist to get back on track
    Jake Arrieta said it really hit him after a terrible outing against Triple-A Gwinnett on Aug. 7, in which he allowed five earned runs and lasted just 3 2/3 innings. Arrieta stewed on Norfolk's bus ride that night — "I had a long internal...
  • Bob Costas makes Hall of Fame case for Modell on NBC's big stage

    Bob Costas makes Hall of Fame case for Modell on NBC's big stage
    Bob Costas, one of the sports world's most eloquent voices, used one of pop culture's biggest stages to argue for Art Modell's place in pro football's Hall of Fame Sunday. Here's what Costas said during halftime of NBC's Sunday Night opener between the...
  • NFL will have a moment of silence for Art Modell at all stadiums this weekend

    NFL will have a moment of silence for Art Modell at all stadiums this weekend
    The NFL will honor former Ravens and Cleveland Browns owner Art Modell with a moment of silence before each game played this weekend. Modell's two sons, John and David, learned of the news today after meeting with members of the media at the Ravens...
  • Public viewing set for Art Modell on Saturday at M&T Bank Stadium

    Public viewing set for Art Modell on Saturday at M&T Bank Stadium
    The Ravens have scheduled a silent tribute for former majority owner Art Modell, a public viewing Saturday at M&T Bank Stadium. Modell died natural causes at 4 a.m. Thursday morning at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 87. The viewing of Modell's casket on...