| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:44 PM
During the first few weeks of the NFL season, it seemed apparent that the AFC North would be hard-pressed to send more than one team into the playoffs this year. The seeming parity in the division pointed to a second-place team finishing around .500,...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Remember Ken Mendenhall? Maybe not. The onetime Colts' center toiled in the trenches, seldom screwed up and never pouted or popped off. In truth, Mendenhall was so anonymous that when he retired in 1981, few realized that he had started 118 consecutive...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Sept. 2, 1999: Relieved? You bet, Cal Ripken Jr. says after hitting the 400th home run of his career in the Orioles' 11-6 over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. "It's a little bit of pressure off me," says Ripken, 39, who gets two curtain calls at Oriole Park....
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:00 AM
In eager anticipation of the 2013 NFL season, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will take a daily look at one of the 13 opponents on the Ravens’ regular-season schedule. Today is the Miami Dolphins.
After traveling to Buffalo in...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 11:03 PM
Men's college basketball
Len earns Bias Award as most valuable Terp
Alex Len was given the Len Bias Award as Maryland's most valuable player at the team's awards banquet. Len also earned the Len Elmore Award for most rebounds and the Buck Williams...
| May 13, 2013
| 8:45 AM
The kick knifed through the thick fog and split the uprights at Memorial Stadium, giving the Colts a 10-7 victory in sudden-death overtime.
In a flash, fans swarmed the field. Down came the goal posts. Up went Toni Linhart, on someone's shoulders....
| Nov 27, 2012
| 11:34 AM
As the Ravens (9-2) prepare for Sunday's AFC North contest against the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium, the game holds immediate playoff implications.
According to the NFL, the Ravens can clinch the AFC North title for the second consecutive...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 6:09 PM
The AFC North division champion Ravens' AFC wild-card playoff game against the Indianapolis Colts is set for Sunday at 1 p.m. at M&T Bank Stadium, the NFL announced tonight.
The game features the emotional return of Colts coach Chuck Pagano, a popular ...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Every Monday morning, the day after my favorite day of the week but still hours before that week’s slate of games officially wraps up with “Monday Night Football,” I will bring you my weekly premature NFL power rankings.
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:02 PM
Jets have nothing to lose
The Jets are 3-6 and have lost three straight. They are playing another team with a losing record this week, the Rams. Mark Sanchez has a 70.4 passer rating and is not winning games.
Rex Ryan has...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Thirty-five years later, the triumph remains one for the ages. Behind by a mile, in a must-win game, the Colts stormed back to defeat New England and take the AFC East title. Trailing, 21-3 in the second half, Baltimore scored four touchdowns —...
| Sep 24, 2012
Ray Rice Ramon Harewood
Instead of essentially abandoning the running game as they did a week earlier during the second half of a 24-23 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, the Ravens made running back Ray Rice a vital part of the offense for most of the...