| Sep 21, 2012
| 12:12 PM
If there is one television sportscaster to whom the adjective “legendary” can honestly be applied, it is Al Michaels, play-by-play announcer of NBC's “Sunday Night Football.” From almost two decades in the booth at ABC's “...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 6:24 PM
NEW ORLEANS -- The old lion is about to stalk into the football jungle one last time Sunday night before retracting his claws for good.
And the young lion is eager to pounce on the throne that retiring Ravens inside linebacker Ray Lewis has owned for 17...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Each day this week, Baltimore Sun reporter and blogger Matt Vensel will break down a key matchup from Sunday’s Super Bowl. Today, he looks at how Haloti Ngata could blast a big hole in the 49ers offensive line.
In today’s NFL, with...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 7:16 PM
SANTA CLARA -- Jim Harbaugh's preparations for Super Bowl XLVII took an unexpected turn Friday morning when he called into a sports-talk radio show. Not just any show, however.
Harbaugh took notes while listening to sage advice from Pro Football Hall of...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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....
| May 6, 2013
| 6:18 AM
"Amazing! A day for the ages," was the way Mike Pons put it about an hour after Orb, the son of the onetime Harford County based stallion Malibu Moon, stayed off a blistering early pace and out of trouble on a sloppy track and then blew away the rest of...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:41 AM
Oh Joe. This isn't good.
You made a big, big statement on Tuesday and folks, well, they're kinda laughing themselves silly at you.
You're the BEST quarterback in the NFL? Says you?
"I assume everybody thinks they're a top-five quarterback," Flacco told...
| May 10, 2012
| 12:32 PM
UPDATE: I just received an email response from Cam Weber, GM of American Football for EA Sports. He writes: “In order to depict the seriousness of concussions, when a player is injured in a Madden NFL game, they will be tended to by the medical...
| Aug 6, 2011
Upon learning of Bubba Smith's death at age 66 this week, football fans may have remembered him as one of most fearsome defensive players of the 1960s, a stalwart in college at Michigan State and a key player in leading the Baltimore Colts to a victory in...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 7:55 PM
Troy Aikman has spent a lifetime in the crosshairs of finger-pointers.
At Oklahoma, UCLA and with the Cowboys, the quarterback always seemed to be in people's sights.
In the wake of three Super Bowl championships and induction into the Pro Football Hall...
| Dec 16, 2008
Following in the footsteps of John Madden and Tiger Woods, Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps wants to start his own video game empire. But curiously enough, swimming might not be the main event.
"Swimming will be a part of it, but it won't be set in...
| Dec 18, 2008
| 4:22 PM
Sports fans love to talk in superlatives, especially who was the greatest in a given sport. Ruth in baseball. Gretzky in hockey. And then there are the debates. Jordan or Chamberlain? Bobby Jones or Tiger Woods? The differences in eras......