| 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
| 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...
| 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’...
| 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...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 3:31 AM
A judge on Wednesday threw out first-degree assault charges against two Prince George's County police officers caught on video beating an unarmed University of Maryland student during a raucous basketball post-game celebration in 2010, essentially...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 3:00 AM
After Brian Roberts played his first major league baseball game in nearly 13 months – his long recovery from multiple concussions finally putting him back in a big-league uniform – he took off his jersey in the Orioles clubhouse, autographed...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:22 PM
Amid an increased awareness of concussions in sports (the NFL and Ivy League universities have limited football practices involving contact), the Maryland state school board is questioning whether action is needed to prevent head injuries in young...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Baltimore Ravens fans are loving the new NFL concussion awareness commercial.
In it, a mother watering the plants on her porch tells New England quarterback Tom Brady that her little boy loves playing football, and she asks what the National Football...
| 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....