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  • Ravens' Justin Tucker gets his own ice-cream tribute flavor, the Legatron

    Ravens' Justin Tucker gets his own ice-cream tribute flavor, the Legatron
    The Hampden ice cream shop that gave us the Ray Rice Krispy Treat, the "Crunch Davis," (a tribute flavor to Orioles slugger Chris Davis), and "The Heisenberg," a farewell flavor in honor of "Breaking Bad," is back at it. The Charmery's latest limited-...
  • Coffee Companion (12/4): your daily Ravens fix

    Coffee Companion (12/4): your daily Ravens fix
    Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
  • Thomas and Decker give Broncos a dynamic duo at wide receiver

    Thomas and Decker give Broncos a dynamic duo at wide receiver
    It is not Demaryius Thomas, the Broncos’ No. 1 receiver. Nor is it Eric Decker, one of the best No. 2 receivers across the land. “What will happen is you won’t be able to say one person’s name without saying the other,’&...
  • Drawn penalties a hidden impact of Ravens wide receivers Torrey Smith and Jacoby Jones

    Drawn penalties a hidden impact of Ravens wide receivers Torrey Smith and Jacoby Jones
    The impact of Torrey Smith and Jacoby Jones was obvious every time that one of the speedy outside wide receivers ran past flat-footed defenders and under a long, arching throw from Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco. Smith, now entering his third season, has...
  • 13 Ravens opponents in 13 days: Detroit Lions

    13 Ravens opponents in 13 days: Detroit Lions
    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 Detroit Lions. The Ravens will make their only...
  • Ravens secondary to get tested by Lions' 'Megatron,' Matthew Stafford

    Ravens secondary to get tested by Lions' 'Megatron,' Matthew Stafford
    After a rocky start against the Atlanta Falcons a week ago, the Ravens secondary gets a shot to make amends when wide receiver Calvin Johnson, quarterback Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions visit M&T Bank Stadium on Friday night. But heading into the...
  • Mike Preston: Fans should see a different Ravens team vs. the Lions Friday night

    Mike Preston: Fans should see a different Ravens team vs. the Lions Friday night
    There was some panic around town after the Ravens' first-team offense and defense were soundly beaten by the Atlanta Falcons in the preseason opener a week ago, but I don't take much stock in preseason openers on the road. In fact, they remind me of...
  • Ravens news, notes and opinions

    Ravens news, notes and opinions
    Rookies Courtney Upshaw and Bernard Pierce, and veterans like Matt Birk and Ray Lewis are all expected to make their 2012 preseason debuts tonight against the Detroit Lions. But the guy who may be under the microscope the most -- assuming he plays -- is...
  • Ravens linebacker Courtney Upshaw makes his NFL debut

    Ravens linebacker Courtney Upshaw makes his NFL debut
    In his NFL debut, Ravens rookie outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw immediately got his legs chopped out from under him when he tried to penetrate the Detroit Lions' backfield. And the former Alabama star's frustration mounted during the same play when he...
  • Five who impressed, five who struggled

    Five who impressed, five who struggled
    The Ravens lost, 27-12, on Friday night to the Detroit Lions in their second game of the preseason. Below are five who impressed and five who disappointed. FIVE WHO IMPRESSED 1.  Paul Kruger, LB: It wasn’t a flawless game by Kruger, but he was...
  • Ravens' Cary Williams rolling the dice with contract status

    Ravens' Cary Williams rolling the dice with contract status
    Football is a game of risk for Cary Williams. The Ravens starting cornerback relies on his instincts on the field for when to gamble and when to play it safe Williams is applying that approach to how he conducts his business off the field, declining...
  • 10 Awkward Questions for Derrick E. Vaughan

    10 Awkward Questions for Derrick E. Vaughan
    Many English words derive from Latin. Others from Spanish, American Indian, Norwegian. You name a country, an English word probably came from there. But in the grand history of William Shakespeare, some words are invented by brilliant minds. Derrick E....