| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:39 PM
The numbers of kids playing football at the Pop Warner and youth levels in this country has dropped precipitously according to a report released this past week. For Pop Warner football alone, that's a drop of over 9 percent, or about 23,000 kids. The...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:57 PM
An Arizona high school football player's death this month from a traumatic brain injury follows a report that says a "culture of resistance" in youth sports prevents many players from reporting concussions — and many parents, coaches and school...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:52 PM
We finally live in a world of widespread concussion awareness, and for that 17-year-old Abby Cahalan will give thanks on Thursday.
She learned about postconcussion syndrome the hard way — one pounding headache and dizzy spell at a time — and...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Starting cornerback Jimmy Smith has recovered well from a head injury suffered at the end the Ravens' Thursday night win over the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to coach John Harbaugh
Smith has undergone the mandatory NFL concussion testing after...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Ravens starting cornerback Jimmy Smith returned to practice Wednesday on a limited basis after being cleared under the NFL concussion testing protocol.
Smith left Thursday night's game after a violent collision with Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 1:32 PM
More than six years ago, Scott Collier suffered a traumatic brain injury in an automobile accident. Though he's recovered, he says the injury changed his personality temporarily and his life forever.
Now, he wants to use that experience to improve...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:04 PM
The Orioles have re-signed Alexi Casilla to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training.
Casilla, 29, played in 62 games with the Orioles last year, hitting .214 with a .268 on-base percentage and a .295 slugging percentage. Claimed off...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:42 PM
The Ravens remain optimistic that Pro Bowl outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil could return for next Monday night's game against the Detroit Lions.
Dumervil was sidelined for the Ravens' 29-26 win over the Minnesota Vikings due to a bruised ankle,...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:57 AM
The Ravens placed veteran wide receiver Brandon Stokley on injured reserve Tuesday, two days after he suffered a concussion against the Minnesota Vikings.
Stokley was replaced on the roster by running back Bernard Scott, who was re-signed after being...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:05 AM
After opening the season with five consecutive losses, the Mount St. Mary’s men’s basketball team has won three of its past five games, including Saturday’s 70-58 victory over Loyola.
The surprising part is that the positive results...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Judy Morgan could sit anywhere in the mostly-empty bleachers at North County High School but she prefers her perch in the last row, where she can better see her grandson, Devonte, a senior defensive end at Northwestern.
She has attended every practice...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Ravens veteran wide receiver Brandon Stokley lived on the edge for 15 NFL seasons, sacrificing his body by unflinchingly going across the middle and taking the hits.
Now, Stokley is calling it a career after 397 catches for 5,339 yards, 39 touchdowns...