| 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'...
| 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,"...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Six years ago ago, Janice Rowe and her husband shopped around and spent about $250 on a high-tech, air-cushioned, Riddell Revolution football helmet. It was pricey for a helmet at that time, but she considered it a bargain if it helped protect her son....
| Jun 26, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Go watch the video of Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb being hit on the head by a shot off the bat of the Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer, ball meeting skull sounding like a cantaloupe dropped on a sidewalk.
Go watch the clip of Toronto Blue Jays hurler...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 1:17 PM
The Orioles have spent almost four years and about $35 million waiting for Brian Roberts to get healthy, so the news that he will soon embark on an injury rehabilitation assignment — which would be prelude to a July return to the major league lineup...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:39 PM
TORONTO — The last time Orioles fans saw second baseman Brian Roberts on the field, he was being carried off in Tampa Bay, his face wincing in pain, in the Orioles' third game of the regular season.
Behind the scenes, Roberts has been working...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Harford County and the State of Maryland are concerned about the effects of head injuries on young athletes and they have implemented new guidelines for dealing with cases of concussions suffered by high school athletes.
The Maryland State Department of...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 3:47 PM
As the occasional snowflake fluttered through the air and landed on a makeshift football field, Jahvid Best once again stood on the sideline, watching others play the game he loves.
This day, it was his choice. The Detroit Lions running back, who hasn't...