| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:12 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Bombarded by questions about a bizarre scandal involving a fake girlfriend hoax, Notre Dame middle linebacker Manti Te'o hardly even blinked with the eyes of the entire NFL staring at him.
Te'o didn't even lose his cool Saturday when he...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Eighteen years ago during their inaugural draft, the Ravens landed future Hall of Fame middle linebacker Ray Lewis late in the first round.
It was a masterful selection, especially since there were questions surrounding Lewis at that time due to a...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 10:37 AM
The Ravens are in talks with former Oakland Raiders starting middle linebacker Rolando McClain, gauging the viability of potentially adding a young player who's found trouble off the field and inconsistent success on the field.
If the Ravens do pull the...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 3:32 PM
The Ravens have hammered out an agreement in principle on a one-year contract with former Oakland Raiders middle linebacker Rolando McClain, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.
The modest deal is for the league minimum base salary of...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 11:34 AM
University of Georgia junior defensive lineman Kwame Geathers met informally with the Ravens at the NFL scouting combine, talking with defensive line coach Clarence Brooks.
"I liked my talk with their defensive line coach," Geathers said during a...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Every Monday, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will rank the most significant athletes and events in Baltimore sports that week based on accomplishments on and off the field. Because, well, why not?
The Orioles open their season Tuesday...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 11:11 AM
The last time Courtney Upshaw played at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, he showered in confetti after the game, hoisted a crystal ball and was named the Defensive Most Valuable Player of the BCS national championship game.
A penchant for making big plays...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Alabama offensive tackle D.J. Fluker recently conducted an official visit with the Super Bowl champion Ravens, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation.
A projected first-round draft pick, Fluker has also met with the New England...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 10:00 AM
There will be no mistaking Maryland's 2013 football recruiting class with a 2012 group that was highlighted by five-star receiver Stefon Diggs and four-star running back Wes Brown. Star power like that doesn't pass through College Park every year.
| Mar 20, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome always speaks with special affection about Alabama, where he became a football legend playing for the late Bear Bryant.
He's a huge supporter of the Crimson Tide and returns as often as he can to speak to current...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:30 PM
There were sure to be all kinds of challenges during this long season, so why not a game that tested Maryland's fortitude -- and its patience -- with its postseason survival at stake against an unheralded team maddeningly well schooled in the Princeton...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 12:17 PM
It’s interesting how Maryland’s ACC schedule is laid out, giving the Terps three out of four games at home to start before they make their first trip to Tobacco Road to play North Carolina on Jan. 19.
Given Maryland’s 13-1 start, all...