| Jul 17, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Yesterday, in the wake of the second murder of a transgender woman in Baltimore in the last two months, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts held a press conference to convey a commitment to solving the crime and improving police relations with the...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 6:06 PM
As former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam continues his preparations for the NFL draft, several teams have maintained contact with the Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Year.
The Ravens are among the teams that have displayed the most...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 6:28 PM
University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, an NFL draft prospect, told The New York Times tonight that he's gay, a landmark announcement that sets a course for him to become the first openly gay current NFL player.
Sam is an All-American...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:11 PM
Without offering specific details, former Ravens and Chicago Bears linebacker and special-teams ace Brendon Ayanbadejo said teammates were smoking marijuana in the days leading up to one of the two Super Bowls he played in.
During a FOX Sports podcast...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:32 AM
A collection of what other media outlets are saying as the Ravens prepare for Sunday's game on the road against the Buffalo Bills.
* NFL.com's Gregg Rosenthal ranks his picks for the top quarterbacks in the NFL so far this season. The Ravens' Joe Flacco...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 9:26 PM
As a Maryland football player, Akil Patterson felt pangs of disappointment every time he typed the words "gay athlete" into an online search engine, hoping against hope to find someone else like him.
Patterson reflected Monday on how different the...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 10:45 AM
The significance of Missouri defensive end and NFL draft prospect Michael Sam's ground-breaking revelation that he's gay immediately struck a chord with former Ravens linebacker and special teams ace Brendon Ayanbadejo.
Ayanbadejo regards Sam as a...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:30 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Since Missouri defensive end Michael Sam announced last Sunday that he's gay, he's instantly become one of the most high-profile NFL draft prospects.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Friday that the team would have no issues...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 4:56 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Missouri defensive end Michael Sam answered questions calmly Saturday, displaying candor and a natural sense of humor at the NFL scouting combine.
One of the most scrutinized draft prospects in NFL history, Sam was surrounded by...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Whether it was Ray Lewis or Dannell Ellerbe manning the middle or Jameel McClain or Josh Bynes, Ravens inside linebackers did not defend the pass well last season. Only Brendon Ayanbadejo, a special teams regular who played sparingly on defense, had a...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:59 PM
As Ravens reserve safety Anthony Levine sprinted down the field, his eyes locked onto Pittsburgh Steelers return man Emmanuel Sanders.
At the time, he didn't know about the positioning of the rest of the Ravens' coverage team or what kind of contact...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:53 PM
Growing up as a mixed-race kid in Chicago and in his father's native Nigeria, where he really stood out, Brendon Ayanbadejo became attuned to issues of identity from a very young age.
By his midteens, while living with his family in a dorm for lesbian,...