| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:39 PM
He may plug the middle of the Ravens' offensive line, but Matt Birk's life has always been more off-center.
In high school, Birk went out for the golf team before trying football. The road to the pros took him through Harvard. And, after signing his...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 5:20 PM
For months, Ravens fans have been trading in their Friday business attire, work uniforms and school clothes for purple-hued garments — flaunting their support for the team. But this Purple Friday could be the most extreme yet.
As the AFC North...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Bryant McKinnie makes millions as an offensive tackle for the Ravens.
But TMZ is saying he also owes millions.
According to the celeb gossip site, McKinnie borrowed $4 million during last year's NFL lockout and has yet to pay it back.
TMZ says McKinnie...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Ravens center Matt Birk was voted by the team as the 2011 Water Payton Man of the Year, the club announced Friday morning.
Birk was the seven-time Man of the Year for the Minnesota Vikings and named one of three finalists for the 2008 NFL’s...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 6:00 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....
| Aug 26, 2012
| 8:38 PM
The Billy Cundiff haters — and there are enough in this town to hold several conventions — are celebrating today.
About time the Ravens unloaded that choker, they're saying. Good riddance. Guy cost the Ravens a shot at the Super Bowl. How...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Football and politics meet again: Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue and his wife have said they will give $100,000 to Maryland's same-sex marriage campaign.
The donation, reported first by the Washington Blade, is the latest in what is becoming...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 5:00 AM
To some Ravens fans, the thought of Billy Cundiff continuing to be the team’s kicker – after he hooked wide left a 32-yard attempt in January’s 23-20 loss to the New England Patriots in the AFCchampionship game – was an unappealing...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 5:33 PM
After a dramatic day of haggling where his roster spot was in serious danger, Ravens offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie held onto his job by accepting a restructured contract that cuts his salary by $1 million.
McKinnie signed off on a deal Tuesday...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Phil Zacharias has more than 25 years of college football and NFL coaching experience and, in his first season as a high school head coach, he has guided Mount Hebron to a 5-0 start and the No. 10 ranking in The Baltimore Sun’s Top 15 poll.
| Oct 5, 2012
| 2:41 PM
About Baltimore Sun staff picks:
Each week, Sun columnists and NFL reporters will pick games (not against the spread)
Ravens at Chiefs
Falcons at Redskins
Eagles at Steelers
Packers at Colts
Browns at Giants
Dolphins at Bengals
| Sep 4, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Maybe I should have left the tea-leaf reading to somebody else -- or at least waited until later in the week.
After I wrote twice this morning that Bryant McKinnie would likely start for the Ravens at left tackle Monday night, McKinnie tweeted this...