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  • Leonard Pitts: Better to lose with grace than to win with deceit

    Leonard Pitts: Better to lose with grace than to win with deceit
    One guy was among the greatest losers in the history of politics, the other, one of the biggest winners in all of sports. They were unalike men who shared little except recent headlines. But there was, in that brief juxtaposition, an object lesson for...
  • Breaking down Sunday's Ravens-Raiders matchup with Oakland Tribune beat reporter Jerry McDonald

    Breaking down Sunday's Ravens-Raiders matchup with Oakland Tribune beat reporter Jerry McDonald
    Every week, I hope to bring you a quick Q&A with someone who covers the Ravens’ opponent that week. On Sunday, the Ravens play the Oakland Raiders at M&T Bank Stadium. Thanks to Jerry McDonald, the Raiders beat writer for the Oakland Tribune and the...
  • Brian Billick looks back — and ahead

    Brian Billick looks back — and ahead
    This Q&A is part of a special commemorative edition that will publish in print Friday and will be rolled out online and for mobile devices throughout the day Thursday. We invite you to pick up the paper Friday and to check back on our site and mobile site...
  • Housh, DHB are on Grantland's list of least valuable NFL players

    As the NFL lockout limits coverage, media outlets have been quick to create their own news. ESPN and The New York Times have put out yearly player rankings, NFL Network unveiled its top 100 players, the Ravens' website recently ranked the top 50 Ravens,...
  • Flacco in running for season award

    Flacco in running for season award
    Joe Flacco is one of five candidates competing for the GMC Never Say Never Moment of the Year. The Ravens quarterback was singled out for his 26-yard touchdown pass to rookie wide receiver Torrey Smith with eight seconds left in the fourth quarter....
  • Ravens expect all starters to be healthy for Texans game

    The benefits of the playoff bye weekend were obvious to John Harbaugh. The Ravens coach said players nursing various injuries and ailments appear much improved after getting the opportunity to rest for three consecutive days over the weekend. "From an...
  • Will NCAA reforms have tangible benefit?

    Networks should pay Coley Harvey Orlando Sentinel With the reforms announced last week, at least we can finally say the NCAA is no longer crawling around aimlessly on its hands and knees. The big boy diapers may remain, but at least the association has...
  • Instant Analysis: Ravens' 2012 schedule

    Instant Analysis: Ravens' 2012 schedule
    Jeff Zrebiec, reporter: Fretting over how difficult the Ravens' schedule could be in mid-April is a pretty pointless exercise when one training camp injury, extended holdout or botched first-round draft pick can significantly alter a team's fortunes for...
  • Raiders pick speedy Heyward-Bey

    Raiders pick speedy Heyward-Bey
    First came the euphoria for Darrius Heyward-Bey, then the sucker punch. When the Oakland Raiders made Heyward-Bey the seventh pick - and first wide receiver - of the draft Saturday, a group of 30-plus close friends and family exploded in delirium. Scant...
  • Modell's Hall snub has analogy in baseball's O'Malley

    Modell's Hall snub has analogy in baseball's O'Malley
    Though it didn't garner giant headlines in Baltimore, the news last week that the late Walter O'Malley will be inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., in July couldn't help but make me wonder anew when they'll get around to...
  • Kiffin, Yost: Sometimes you see it coming (or think you do), sometimes you don't

     
    Coaches and managers are hired to fired, or so the saying goes.But how it happens -- or doesn't -- can be odd indeed.Going to last weekend, Ned Yost, manager of the Milwaukee Brewers, had every reason to believe his job......
  • NFL's worst: Detroit, Kansas City and St. Louis (alphabetically)

     
    If you're the sort who who enjoys a certain predictability in life, then the Detroit Lions are the type of team that will bring you a measure of comfort in an orderly universe.While NFL franchises' fortunes rise and fall influenced by the draft,......