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  • Ravens won't sacrifice long-term goals for short-term payoff

    Ravens won't sacrifice long-term goals for short-term payoff
    If you want to understand what the Ravens have been doing over the past week — other than dismantling a Super Bowl champion — it might be instructive to look back at the final week of the regular season.
  • Baseball fans meet for diamond dialogue

    Baseball fans meet for diamond dialogue
    Talk baseball with Washington native David Paulson for a few minutes, and his obsessive lifelong fandom pours out in facts, figures and lore. He recalls how he loved the most obscure of Washington Senators players, like outfielder Stan Spence. How he...

    Texas A&M's speed bottles up a slow Tide

    Texas A&M's speed bottles up a slow Tide
    Everyone wondered what a team like Oregon would do if it met Alabama on a field that could also serve as a laboratory beaker. Would Oregon's up-tempo offense fizzle when mixed with Alabama's bone-crushing defense, or explode like Mentos combined with...

    '42' star: Jackie Robinson pic shows we're 'evolving as a race'

     
    "42," the Jackie Robinson baseball movie starring Harrison Ford as Branch Rickey, also features Hamish Linklater as Ralph Branca. Directed by Brian Helgeland, it will be released at the start of next year's baseball season.

    New Dodgers Ownership Off to a Lively Start

    New Dodgers Ownership Off to a Lively Start
    LOS ANGELES -- Making their first official appearance on a gray morning in a nearly empty stadium, new Dodgers owners lighted up the place Wednesday with raucous promise, defiant hope and only one certainty. Hang on to your blue, because it's going to be...