| Apr 15, 2012
| 7:00 PM
At some point in next week's NFL draft, the Ravens will get the itch. It's usually a good itch, and few teams, if any, have been as successful at scratching it as they have been the past two decades.
That's why during the draft it has become a question...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 2:14 PM
The once-solid offense has failed to score 20 points in each of its last three contests, the featured tailback has become a forgotten commodity, and the unit has relied heavily on an inconsistent quarterback.
The description has fit the Ravens at times,...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 4:55 AM
Analyst Brian Billick and play-by-play announcer Thom Brennaman delivered smart, smooth and informative coverage of the Ravens’ victory over the Dallas Cowboys Sunday on Fox.
The entire production — from Laura Okmin’s sideline reports...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:47 PM
For an organization that considers the NFL draft its lifeblood — which is how Ravens director of player personnel Eric DeCosta characterized it earlier this month — there is always a sense of urgency at this time of year.
Each draft is...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 11:31 AM
Stan Honey has spent much of the past two decades living a double life — as a computer graphics innovator who made televised sports more easily watchable for the casual fan and as a master yachtsman who navigated large boats to a long list of...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 7:12 AM
Every offseason this happens. Sometimes it happens three, four, five times in the winter.
A reporter attaches the Orioles to a star free agent’s name. And then those of us who cover the team locally will get inundated with questions about whether...
| May 19, 2012
| 5:45 PM
There's probably no position player in major league baseball — maybe ever — who can truly understand the hype that Washington Nationals 19-year-old outfielder Bryce Harper has encountered on a daily basis.
But Orioles catcher Matt Wieters...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 3:24 PM
When the Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays begin a three-game series Tuesday at Camden Yards, the two most effective relievers in the American League will be in uniform.
It's fair to speculate that without Orioles closer Jim Johnson and Rays closer Fernando...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 6:13 PM
— In a city where even funerals turn into parties, New Orleans rarely lacks for an excuse to strike up the band, boil up some crayfish and swirl together a daiquiri.
But with the Super Bowl and Mardi Gras landing this month, New Orleans never has...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 7:16 PM
Three local sports talk show hosts -- Stan "The Fan" Charles, Jerry Coleman and Rob Long -- will be without a home at radio station WVIE (1370 AM) as of Friday morning when the station starts moving to a mainly network news/talk format.
The official move...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 7:36 AM
This is what Fox Sports pays Brian Billick to do -- and he does it as well as anyone in any TV booth on the NFL.
Near the end of the third quarter with momentum back on their side, the Ravens were driving down the field, and they were doing it by...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 6:20 PM
At the start of its past two games, Navy was caught off-guard by its opponent's defensive formation. The Midshipmen expected Notre Dame to put eight men in the box to stop the triple option, but the Fighting Irish lined up more traditionally. Then the...