| Feb 9, 2013
| 10:09 AM
When the Ravens rolled to their second Super Bowl victory, fending off the San Francisco 49ers in the final seconds of the game, the storylines that defined an improbable season all found happy endings.
Ray Lewis carried the Lombardi Trophy into the...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 12:45 PM
What's more embarrassing than to have to take down a commemorative statue? Accomplished individuals may encounter situations over a lifetime that overshadow the acts that brought them recognition. William Donald Schaefer's statue was dedicated at a...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 6:15 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....
| Feb 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
No. 5 Johns Hopkins (1-0) has had its way in this series, winning 37 of 40 contests – including 17 straight. The Blue Jays are coming off an impressive 15-6 rout of Siena last Friday that included 58 shots. Earlier that day, Towson (0-1) suffered...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:41 PM
The kid's name was Chase, and the driver knew he'd be trouble from the second he set foot on the school bus.
"He was a sixth-grader, a little rebel," said Eddie Hinton, aka "Mr. Eddie" to the children. "I decided to try and change that."
One morning, as...
| Oct 6, 2012
Steve LaPlanche — "Sports Steve" to his friends — says he hasn't missed a professional football game played in Baltimore since 1956. His streak, he says proudly, is 358 games and counting.
"I started going when I was 3, and I haven't missed a...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Oct. 13, 1996: In the first contest between the Ravens and the team that deserted Baltimore nearly 13 years earlier, Indianapolis prevails, 26-21. Vinny Testaverde throws for three touchdowns for the Ravens, but quarterback Jim Harbaugh leads the Colts to...
| Oct 11, 2012
The best moment of the annual Baltimore Running Festival comes not when the marathon starts on the street outside Oriole Park at Camden Yards, or when the champion crosses the finish line.
For festival founder Lee Corrigan, the high point of Baltimore'...
| Oct 11, 2012
The list of candidates for the 2012 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award has been cut from 29 collegiate quarterbacks to 15.
Beginning in 1987, the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award recognizes senior or fourth-year quarterbacks who excel in athletics, academia...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 10:50 AM
While it's true St. Paul's offense has rolled up impressive numbers this season, the defense has been just as important to a team gunning for an unbeaten season and its first outright Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference championship...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 6:14 AM
At a meeting of Ravens Roost No. 60 of Perry Hall, you hear stories of the fans' good luck rituals.
For one member, it's the color of the undergarments she wears during the game.
For another, it's touching the statue of Johnny Unitas outside the...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 3:02 PM
The fall air was crisp and chilly as Towson football players practiced at Johnny Unitas Stadium earlier this week. Watching them play, it appeared as though their recent losses to LSU and James Madison were already out of their minds. In the brisk weather...