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  • Coaches, teammates, mentors reflect on Jonathan Ogden's Hall of Fame career

    Coaches, teammates, mentors reflect on Jonathan Ogden's Hall of Fame career
    When Ozzie Newsome reflects on the remarkable exploits of Jonathan Ogden, the Ravens general manager thinks first of silence. You have to be awfully good at your job to avoid the barbed scrutiny of NFL fans and analysts. You have to be an awfully decent...
  • Athlete's new day

    Athlete's new day
    College football is heading for a new day. It won't be long before the players on the field are going to receive more than a pittance. The present structure governed by the rules of the National Collegiate Athletic Association is beginning to crack....
  • Ozzie Newsome learned from Bill Belichick, Ernie Accorsi

    Ozzie Newsome learned from Bill Belichick, Ernie Accorsi
    When Ozzie Newsome retired from the NFL following a Hall of Fame career as a tight end, the former NFL star immediately took a job in the original Cleveland Browns' front office as a special assignment scout. Two years later, Newsome was promoted to...
  • Which Big Ten teams win, surprise in 2012?

    Ball carries Badgers Colleen Kane Chicago Tribune Wisconsin's Montee Ball will repeat as Big Ten offensive player of the year and carry the Badgers to a second consecutive conference title-game victory. Playing within a weakened division due to Ohio...
  • No question, these 20 are the best

    The holidays can be stressful, and once the Christmas season hits, free time is precious. Thus, in the holiday spirit of selflessness, here is our top 20 (of the 35 games) to help you best adjust your calendar around the holidays. 20. Holiday Bowl,...
  • Toughness not an issue for Jonathan Ogden

    Toughness not an issue for Jonathan Ogden
    Want to get a rise out of the normally unflappable Jonathan Ogden? Bring up the toughness issue. Go ahead. Remind Ogden that, on the surface, he doesn't always act like an NFL offensive lineman. The same way those scouting reports hinted he wasn't...
  • Jonathan Ogden looks like No. 1 despite move to guard

    Jonathan Ogden looks like No. 1 despite move to guard
    The Ravens' training camp is barely a week old, and the consensus opinion on rookie guard Jonathan Ogden, the first No. 1 draft pick in team history, has become clear. This kid can play. The Ravens selected Ogden, 21, because they could not resist his...
  • Jonathan Ogden speaks softly, carries rave reviews

    Jonathan Ogden speaks softly, carries rave reviews
    Jonathan Ogden was overly shy as a kid -- he once won a spelling bee while keeping his back to the audience -- and sometimes sensed others were gawking at his large physique. He has come a long way, although he still has trouble speaking in front of large...
  • Jonathan Ogden guarded in optimism

    Jonathan Ogden guarded in optimism
    Baltimore Ravens offensive line coach Kirk Ferentz was watching UCLA's offense when he put the video on rewind to watch Jonathan Ogden again. "There was one play where he was about 15 yards downfield and then he starts driving the free safety further...
  • Iowa ranked No. 43, Hawkeyes counting on young defense to adapt quickly to Big Ten play

    Iowa ranked No. 43, Hawkeyes counting on young defense to adapt quickly to Big Ten play
    The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
  • Evaluating Talent: Diaco Brings Different Process To UConn

    Evaluating Talent: Diaco Brings Different Process To UConn
    Coach Bob Diaco can't comment on UConn's 11 commitments for 2015, so he could offer no historical perspective. But the first-year coach might have made history with that number, believed to be among the highest the program has received before July 1...
  • Virginia Tech's Beamer 'sensitive to staying around too long'

    Virginia Tech's Beamer 'sensitive to staying around too long'
    BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech's 21st consecutive bowl, Wake Forest's regime change and Texas' political theater remind anew of Frank Beamer's remarkable tenure at his alma mater, a fact not lost on the man himself. Beamer, you see, is exceptionally...