| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Polishing off The Baltimore Sun’s countdown of its Top 5 high school football teams is the No. 1 team, Gilman, the two-time defending Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference champion.
For the full preseason poll, check Friday&...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 4:25 AM
Now that Gino Gradkowski has been named the Ravens' starting center as the successor to retired six-time Pro Bowl selection Matt Birk, he says the work is just beginning.
The Ravens open the NFL season Thursday hight against the Denver Broncos.
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:42 AM
The Ravens made it official today, signing Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach to a two-year contract.
With the processing of his paperwork, the Ravens have released veteran linebacker Spencer Adkins.
He was waived-injured with a hamstring injury and...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:31 PM
The Ravens' standard procedure for the first preseason game is to get the starters roughly a quarter of work before substituting liberally.
Last year, the starters made only a brief appearance against the Atlanta Falcons. Some first-string players...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Dallas Clark was busy taking care of his two young boys at home in Iowa last week. He was staying in shape just in case the right phone call came.
There were no practices to be at, no meetings to attend but nothing seemed particularly amiss until the...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Ravens rookie strong-side linebacker John Simon had Atlanta Falcons offensive tackle Alec Savoie on the ropes once he got him to turn his body outside with a quick speed rush.
Then, Simon finished Savoie off with a counter move rarely seen by the...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 4:48 PM
I never thought I'd be writing this, but the team that might remain unblemished the longest could be the Cardinals. Their 3-0 record is more impressive than the 3-0 records of the Falcons and Texans...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Feb. 6 will feature a dual celebration for Jalen Brooks. The North Gwinnett (Ga.) linebacker will turn 18 that day and sign his letter of intent to play football at Maryland.
“It’ll definitely be pretty emotional,” Brooks said. “...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:57 PM
O.J. Brigance and Steve Gleason are brothers in arms in the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Both are retired NFL players who are battling the debilitating motor neuron and muscle disease that has no known cure and is commonly referred to as...
| May 31, 2013
| 5:04 AM
In 97 days, the Ravens will begin defense of their Super Bowl championship on the road against the Denver Broncos. Below are the key dates before the Ravens’ 2013 regular-season begins on Sept. 5.
Today: Ravens participate in the final day of...
| Sep 28, 2012
About Baltimore Sun staff picks:
Each week, Sun columnists and NFL reporters will pick games (not against the spread)
Panthers at Falcons
Patriots at Bills
Vikings at Lions
Chargers at Chiefs
Seahawks at Rams
49ers at Jets
Titans at Texans...
| May 17, 2013
| 12:00 PM
At 1,992 pounds, the projected front seven of the Baltimore defense will weigh just under a ton, which is about the same as a tiny smart car, a large walrus or the Johnny Unitas statue outside M&T Bank Stadium.
It could also be the heaviest front...