| Jan 2, 2013
| 5:36 PM
Of this, there is not much debate: no one in sports has mastered the pregame speech like Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis. And his gift for hyper intense gab — the way he builds to furious crescendo, cajoling those listening to rise up against an enemy...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 2:33 PM
The Ravens hope to meet with former Denver Broncos star defensive end Elvis Dumervil following the league meetings this week, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation.
No contract negotiations have begun, but the Ravens have serious...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:12 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Bombarded by questions about a bizarre scandal involving a fake girlfriend hoax, Notre Dame middle linebacker Manti Te'o hardly even blinked with the eyes of the entire NFL staring at him.
Te'o didn't even lose his cool Saturday when he...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Ryan and Kubiak
It is difficult to argue with the choices of the players who were polled by The Sporting News.
Gary Kubiak (underrated) has not won big in the postseason, but he runs a solid program, develops players and...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:03 AM
March 21, 1961: Modell bought the Browns for just under $4 million.
Aug. 18, 1962: Modell proposed and staged pro football's first preseason doubleheader at Cleveland Stadium. The Browns played the Steelers in one game and the Lions faced the Cowboys...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 12:41 AM
1. Chuck Pagano's done such a nice job this year, it might be hard to keep him in Baltimore in 2012. But if the Ravens make a deep run in the playoffs, he's going to be a hot candidate for a number of head coaching positions. And he deserves to be....
| Dec 28, 2011
Is this a trick question?
This is like trying to select the valedictorian of summer school.
I'm taking Orton if my idea of success is unspectacular but decent production, enough to get a team to 9-7. If I want to put fans...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 8:34 PM
he beeping you hear is coming from the AFC West champion Denver Broncos, who are moving in reverse, having lost three in a row.
The bleeping you hear is coming from the Black Hole, which watched the Oakland Raiders blow a chance Sunday to get to the...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 1:23 PM
Gilman star Cyrus Jones is one of 53 seniors chosen for PARADE Magazine's 49th annual All-America High School Football Team, which will be published Sunday.
In partnership with Sporting News, PARADE editors picked a team a players "whose on-the-field...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Carl Sagan observed: "If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe." And if you wish to comprehend the palpable dynamic that operates between Baltimore fans and their professional football team, you first have to...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 6:44 PM
Based on an apparent email from their union representatives to the players, labor peace in the NFL likely won't be reached this weekend.
The memo, which was obtained by ESPN, informed players that they won't talk again until Monday to discuss "the...