| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:44 PM
Instead of trying to resurrect their slumbering running game, the Ravens abandoned it Sunday despite the return of starting running back Ray Rice from a strained left hip flexor.
The Ravens only ran the football nine times for 24 yards with a 2.7...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:36 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — In what had already been a disastrous month of spirit-plunging baseball, the Orioles suffered a blow in the seventh inning of Monday’s 5-4 loss that not only rocked the end of this season but potentially gut-punched...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:56 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Orioles second baseman Alexi Casilla will not make the trip back Baltimore with the team tonight as he is at a local hospital this evening.
His head collided with Nick Markakis’ thigh while they were converging for a...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:39 AM
A roundup of NFL experts' picks for Sunday's game between the Ravens and Houston Texans:
* In his "Other Harbaugh of the Week" game, The Sporting News' Vinnie Iyer predicts the Ravens will lose by a field goal.
John Harbaugh's reigning Ravens are...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:54 AM
When the regents of the University System of Maryland meet on Friday, they need to add to their agenda a discussion of Derek Sheely, the Frostburg State University student who died two years ago of head trauma sustained in football practice.
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:29 PM
The National Athletic Trainers' Association released a statement Wednesday to reiterate the dangers of helmet-to-helmet contact in football and called for crown of the helmet violations to be called consistently at all levels of the game.
Now is a...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 6:30 AM
By now, most sports fans have heard about the $765 million settlement the NFL has reached with former players who have serious brain injuries plausibly caused by that contact sport during their professional careers ("Goodell: Settlement is great for all,"...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 12:53 PM
There is something wonderfully nutty about the beginning of the National Football League season — that outrageously hyped and often appallingly violent national, made-for-TV gladiatorial pastime — and this year, Baltimore is knee-deep in it....
| Aug 30, 2013
| 7:01 AM
It was good to see the NFL allotted hundreds of millions of dollars for former players who have suffered head injuries, but it won't have significant impact on the way the game is played.
Football is a violent, contact sport and Americans love it. That'...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:18 PM
The National Football League and more than 4,500 retired players, including former Ravens and Baltimore Colts, reached a $765 million settlement Thursday over concussion-related lawsuits.
The settlement comes a week before the NFL kicks off the 2013...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Pro Bowl defensive tackle Haloti Ngata returned to practice after missing the past few days to attend to a family issue. He wasn't at practice Sunday and Monday, excused for personal reasons.
Starting defensive end Arthur Jones missed practice for the...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:53 PM
Even as US Lacrosse prepares to move from its city headquarters to a business park in a Baltimore County, the governing body for the country's fastest-growing sport isn't straying from its roots.
The organization outgrew its original base on...