| Nov 19, 2012
| 6:58 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.
| Jan 18, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Since being signed Sept. 3, James Ihedigbo has been a versatile player for the Ravens. The 6-foot-1, 214-pound Ihedigbo started three games at strong safety for Bernard Pollard when he was dealing with a rib injury and finished the regular season with...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:31 PM
The defending NCAA champion Loyola men’s lacrosse team will open its 2013 season with a pair of road games before beginning its home schedule on Saturday, Feb. 23, with a rematch of the national title game against Maryland, Greyhounds coach...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 9:52 PM
As you know, in the aftermath of every Ravens game, I do a weekly feature called “Five Things We Learned About the Ravens,” which was first the baby of my friend and former colleague Kevin Van Valkenburg, a writer and a person I think very...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 6:31 PM
The Ravens may not have an explanation, but they have certainly ruled some things out.
Weather? The Ravens played on beautiful afternoons in Philadelphia, Kansas City and Houston.
Playing field? All three games were on grass, the same surface the Ravens...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 5:24 PM
The visiting locker room at Gillette Stadium following last year's AFC championship game was eerily silent when a sharply attired Chuck Pagano walked briskly toward the door, rolling a suitcase behind him. He stopped only briefly, embracing linebacker...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 5:59 PM
A football coach to the core, John Harbaugh loves motivational quotes and uplifting slogans.
He has some printed on T-shirts and others are framed and strategically placed in his office or around the Ravens' training facility.
One of his favorites,...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 2:00 PM
The Ravens defense, coming off a game where it allowed 486 yards of total offense to Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles despite forcing four turnovers, has been bombarded the past two days with questions about what is wrong with the proud unit --...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 12:03 PM
About Baltimore Sun staff picks:
Each week, Sun columnists and NFL reporters will pick games (not against the spread)
49ers at Falcons
Ravens at Patriots
Last week: 2-2
49ers 27, Falcons 21:...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 3:31 PM
The painting is hung prominently in the private office of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. Titled "Wide Left," it shows an oversized football, a tiny goal post and the final score of 23-20, collectively representing the end of last year's AFC...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 3:15 AM
It was supposed to be a one-time thing. Alongside his older brother and three close friends, Ellicott City's Bobby Bisson made the trip to New England for the AFC Championship Jan. 19 to attend his first football playoff game. For a lifelong Baltimore...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 8:29 AM
Karen Nickles, the testing coordinator at the Phillips School in North Laurel, has a pair of lucky boots.
They're purple and white, plastic and plaid, and they carry the Ravens' logo. Nickles says they're "ugly," but when she wears them, the Ravens seem...