| 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...
| Nov 19, 2012
-- The latest star turn in Ravens return specialist Jacoby Jones' stellar season unfolded Sunday night as he bolted into the end zone on a punt return for a touchdown.
Jones' 63-yard first-quarter score during a pivotal 13-10 AFC North victory over the...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Days after shedding the red, non-contact mesh he wore during Thursday’s practice, Sean Considine declared himself healthy and available to play in Monday’s regular-season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals.
“I feel good, and I’...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Tight end Dennis Pitta's concussion symptoms subsided during the Ravens' 13-10 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to coach John Harbaugh.
Pitta suffered a head injury when he was tackled by free safety Ryan Clark and linebacker Lawrence...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 5:29 PM
Emergency regulations passed by the state school board Tuesday will require that athletic coaches be trained in how to identify traumatic head injuries and that students be pulled out of a game as soon as a concussion is suspected.
School board members...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 9:00 AM
When Beth Kennedy's head hit the ice hard, she was stunned. The teen got up slowly, skated to her hockey team's bench and asked her rec league coach if she could sit out for a bit. But she returned to the heat of the tournament game a few minutes later....
| Jul 28, 2012
| 8:45 PM
The Orioles could be getting a familiar face back to Camden Yards very soon.
Second baseman Brian Roberts started a two-game rehabilitation stint with short-season Single-A Aberdeen on Saturday night and could be back with the major league club as early...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Brian Roberts knew going into his minor league rehab assignment with short-season Class-A Aberdeen that it might be the last few innings of baseball he would play this season.
A second opinion on the torn labrum in his right hip gave the second baseman...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 11:00 AM
While many of her teenage peers were sunning at pools, shopping at malls or sleeping in, Ebe Inegbenebor was spending part of a recent summer day talking about concussions as the new student member of the Maryland State Board of Education.
| Sep 19, 2012
| 11:14 AM
Last November, 26-year-old Alexis Marianes was in the middle of an intramural soccer game at the Du Burns Arena in Canton when a player on the opposing team swept her feet out from under her. Marianes did a "halfway back-flip" and landed squarely on her...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 3:21 PM
Amid growing concerns about concussions, more student athletes are having their brain function tested prior to injury in a procedure called baseline testing that is becoming increasingly mainstream.
Baseline tests can be used for comparison to...