| May 21, 2013
| 4:07 PM
The Maryland state school board adopted regulations Tuesday that require more concussion training for those responsible for student-athletes and beef up protocols for addressing head injuries.
In addition, the board will convene an advisory board to...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:43 PM
LaVar Arrington was one of the nation's highest-rated linebackers in the nation during his high school and college career. He was named Parade National Player of the Year after his senior year at North Hills Senior High School in Pittsburgh, and he was...
| May 22, 2012
| 6:53 PM
Tens of thousands of lives have been saved over the years because Americans more routinely wear seat belts and don't drive drunk.
But there are other public health threats from those who text while driving or overdose on prescription drugs.
That's why a...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 4:15 AM
Back to school can also mean back to germs, breaks, sprains and concussions.
While most of us know kids need a good night's sleep and a good breakfast, just what exactly do experts define as "good"? And what other basics should parents put on their...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Twenty-five years ago, if you were toiling in 95-degree August heat during the second half of a two-a-day, full-pad, pre-season high school football practice and you complained that your mouth was dry, you might be told by a coach to finish the drill...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 3:16 PM
Pro Bowl offensive guard Marshal Yanda remained sidelined Saturday due to a knee injury after being held out of Thursday night's 48-17 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh indicated that Yanda strained his leg, but it's not...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 3:04 PM
As a defensive tackle, Poly coach Larry Webster experienced full-contact practice almost every day of his 20-year playing career, usually twice a day.
It wouldn't be easy for the former Raven to adjust to coaching a football team that could soon be...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 5:32 PM
— Free safety Ed Reed was fairly certain what was about to happen when Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel lined up under center at the Ravens' 1-yard line on the opening drive of the third quarter.
Anticipating a quarterback sneak, Reed...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 9:14 PM
The Ravens made a series of roster moves to get their roster down to the limit of 53 players by the NFL deadline Friday night, and once the dust settled, linebacker Sergio Kindle still had a job with the defending AFC North champions.
Three years ago,...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 8:25 PM
Old Mill's football players came into their home opener Friday night with a chip on their collective shoulder. They wanted to prove it's time to talk about current Patriots such as Marcus Hicks, Jalen Jones and Carl Chance instead of dwelling on the...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:13 AM
After aggravating his strained right shoulder during the Ravens preseason finale, rookie outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw declared that he's ready to play in the season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals.
"Most definitely, I feel great," said...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:18 AM
When Matt Stover first joined the Cleveland Browns in 1991, he didn't regard football as his permanent vocation.
"It wasn't a means to an end for me," Stover said in a telephone interview.
So, Stover, 44, spent his first three years with the Browns...