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  • Foxworth's focus was on improving player safety

    Foxworth's focus was on improving player safety
    From the beginning of the labor fight with NFL owners, the rallying cry for Domonique Foxworth focused on health and safety issues — protecting players from the inherent violence of the game. When the two sides finally raised a flag of truce...
  • 'Madden,' concussions and the looming NFL player safety issue

    'Madden,' concussions and the looming NFL player safety issue
    UPDATE: I just received an email response from Cam Weber, GM of American Football for EA Sports. He writes: “In order to depict the seriousness of concussions, when a player is injured in a Madden NFL game, they will be tended to by the medical...
  • Ex-Raven Foxworth says he's 'probably' going to retire

    Ex-Raven Foxworth says he's 'probably' going to retire
    Former Ravens cornerback and current NFLPA president Domonique Foxworth is “probably” going to retire. In a recent interview with a United Kingdom-based football website called DBLcoverage.com, the 29-year-old said, “I think that I&...
  • Ravens hit hard by new salary cap, cut four popular veterans

    Ravens hit hard by new salary cap, cut four popular veterans
    The city of Baltimore received a sobering reminder about the business side of professional football Monday when veterans Derrick Mason, Todd Heap, Willis McGahee and Kelly Gregg were informed by the Ravens that the team has decided to release them from...
  • NFL owners approve some rule changes

    NFL owners approve some rule changes
    The NFL tweaked some of its rules Tuesday, making thigh and knee pads mandatory equipment for players (starting in 2013) and pushing forward a pair of other changes involving the trade deadline and injured reserve. The rule involving thigh and knee...
  • Ravens' Foxworth ready for return to action

    Ravens' Foxworth ready for return to action
    After helping the NFL and its players lift the lockout and craft a new collective bargaining agreement, Domonique Foxworth is ready to get back on the field. The Ravens cornerback, who missed last season with a knee injury, said Tuesday that he has no...
  • Walter A. Rafalko, UB law school professor, dies

    Walter A. Rafalko, UB law school professor, dies
    Walter A. "Wally" Rafalko, a decorated World War II veteran and a former professor of law who also had been associate dean of the University of Baltimore School of Law, died July 28 of congestive heart failure at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime...
  • Dr. Walter A. Rafalko, UB law school professor, dies

    Dr. Walter A. Rafalko, UB law school professor, dies
    Walter A. "Wally" Rafalko, a decorated World War II veteran and a former professor of law who also had been associate dean of the University of Baltimore Law School, died July 28 of congestive heart failure at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime...
  • Roger Goodell, DeMaurice Smith to speak at Mackey memorial

    Roger Goodell, DeMaurice Smith to speak at Mackey memorial
    Two of the most influential men in the National Football League, commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ association executive director DeMaurice Smith, are scheduled to speak at a memorial service Saturday for John Mackey, the former Baltimore Colt...
  • Ravens release cornerback Domonique Foxworth

    Ravens release cornerback Domonique Foxworth
    Three years ago, the Ravens signed Domonique Foxworth, a Maryland native, to one of the most lucrative free-agent contracts in team history. But an injury never gave Foxworth an opportunity to live up to the deal, and Monday, the Ravens terminated the...
  • Colts Hall of Famers set to reunite for Sports Legends induction

    Colts Hall of Famers set to reunite for Sports Legends induction
    Sitting on stage alongside his aging teammates, having dinner during the Sports Legend Museum induction at Martin's West Tuesday night, 85-year-old Gino Marchetti will chew on this: "It's amazing to me that, after all these years, people are still...
  • Ravens' move is blow to Westminster, but the right call for the team

    Ravens' move is blow to Westminster, but the right call for the team
    The decision last week by the Baltimore Ravens to move their summer training camp from Westminster's McDaniel College to the team facility in Owings Mills came down to hearts and minds. To thousands of football fans in the Baltimore area whose hearts...