| Sep 8, 2013
| 12:30 PM
I am a rabbi and attorney who grew up in Baltimore. In past years I have been unsuccessful in getting the NFL to look at the religious holiday schedules before scheduling games that conflict with these observances.
Rather than set up a calendar...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Ravens middle linebacker Daryl Smith takes a rapid-fire inventory prior to every snap, diagnosing the offense's nuances, formations and personnel while barking out defensive signals.
Tapping his feet with excess energy and pointing his fingers to make...
| 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 26, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Ray May doesn't go out much. It's hard to get around when both of your hips are shot, and your legs go numb, and you need a cane, maybe two, to walk.
Nine years of playing professional football wore him down. At 68, May — a starting linebacker...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Forty-five years later, Dan Sullivan can still hear his Colts teammate's declaration prior to the 1968 NFL championship game in Cleveland.
"I'm going home Sunday," said running back Tom Matte, who hailed from Cleveland, "so don't you S.O.B's embarrass...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Each week, Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston will answer questions from readers about the Ravens. You can submit questions during every game to email@example.com.
Here are this week's questions and answers:
Is there any reason you can see why...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Oct. 16, 2003: Third-ranked Severna Park gives field hockey coach Lil Shelton her 400th victory, 2-1 over South River for the Anne Arundel County championship. It's Shelton's 25th county title in 26 years of coaching.
Oct. 17, 1998: Western Maryland...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:39 PM
It was an everyday throw, as touchdowns go — a 12-yard pass in a meaningless game between two hapless teams in a deserted ballpark. Thirty years later, Mike Pagel can't recall the toss he made in the final two minutes of a 20-10 season-ending...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Craig Martin jogged across the finish line, having dressed to the nines for a seven-mile run. At Saturday's Baltimore Running Festival, he ran the last leg of the relay race wearing a navy blue herringbone suit, tattersall shirt, blue-and-pink bowtie...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Each week during the football season, I write about the Ravens telecasts on my blog and in the Monday paper. And each Monday and Tuesday, network publicists, executives and announcers, directors and producers write or call and say I am being too harsh....
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Debbie Welsh is learning firsthand about what it means to be a small business owner — right in the heart of Catonsville.
Doing most of the work herself, she's used to staying up as late as 3:30 a.m. to apply logos to T-shirts for the official two-...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 1:34 PM
July 23, 1996: Construction begins on the Ravens' $200 million stadium at Camden Yards, which is due to open in 1998. "We will deliver a football stadium that will do for the NFL what Oriole Park has done for baseball," Maryland Stadium Authority chairman...