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  • Planning and rest atop Ravens' Super Bowl agenda for next few days

    Planning and rest atop Ravens' Super Bowl agenda for next few days
    The AFC champion Ravens' Super Bowl agenda for the next few days has taken on a double-pronged approach. The major priorities are making sure that the players get as rested and healthy as possible before returning to practice Thursday. The players are...
  • What they're saying about the Ravens, the 49ers and the Super Bowl (1/25)

    What they're saying about the Ravens, the 49ers and the Super Bowl (1/25)
    Here is what other news outlets are saying about the Ravens, San Francisco 49ers and Super Bowl XLVII today. --- Peter Schrager of FOX Sports writes that O.J. Brigance's brave battle continues to inspire the Ravens. “Known around the Ravens...
  • Plenty of flaws in Modell's Hall of Fame case

    Plenty of flaws in Modell's Hall of Fame case
    Art Modell has again arrived, this time posthumously, at the doorstep of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He rose to fame and fortune as the owner of the Cleveland Browns, later relocated for no good reason except Modell's poor business sense, to...
  • Tavon Austin, other random NFL combine thoughts

    Tavon Austin, other random NFL combine thoughts
    The NFL’s annual pre-draft meat market wraps up Tuesday, but one of the players generating the most buzz at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis was former Dunbar star Tavon Austin. His 4.34 in the 40-yard dash Sunday validated the gigabytes...
  • Super Bowl showdowns: the Ravens defense vs. Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers' pistol offense

    Super Bowl showdowns: the Ravens defense vs. Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers' pistol offense
    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 the challenge of defending Colin Kaepernick and the pistol offense. In their stunning run to Super Bowl...
  • Bits & Pieces: Every athlete should read these books on responsibility, respect

    The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association has published a three-book series to promote core values for those who participate and coach. It should be required reading for all athletes at all levels in our school system. The first...
  • Ravens-Colts third-highest-rated show on TV last week at 29.6 million

    Ravens-Colts third-highest-rated show on TV last week at 29.6 million
    The last home game for Ray Lewis Sunday did monster numbers locally, but wound up finishing third for the week nationally among all telecasts with an audience of 29.6 million. The Washington-Seattle game finished first, with Green Bay and Minnesota...
  • Ravens need to keep underdog mentality

    Ravens need to keep underdog mentality
    Ravens coach John Harbaugh should continue to play up the underdog role heading into the AFC championship game Sunday. It worked Saturday against Denver and will work next week as well. The Ravens aren’t physically superior to any team that they...
  • Ravens get another shot at Patriots for the AFC championship

    Ravens get another shot at Patriots for the AFC championship
    To a man, the Ravens said that they didn't care who their opponent would be Sunday in the AFC championship game. Perhaps, they were too exhausted and emotionally drained from having played a four-hour, 16-minute game to give it much thought. Perhaps,...
  • Golden Globe recaps, lots of football and the death of an information activist

    Golden Globe recaps, lots of football and the death of an information activist
    Justin Timberlake has released a small slice of his next album, "The 20/20 Experience," causing the New York Times to spin in circles spouting wardrobe puns. Also catching the Internet's eye over the weekend and this morning: Free speech advocate...
  • Stage set for another potential meeting of the Harbaughs

    Stage set for another potential meeting of the Harbaughs
    Another Harbaugh Bowl could be looming on football's biggest stage. If John Harbaugh's Ravens defeat the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game, and if Jim Harbaugh's San Francisco 49ers beat the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC championship this...
  • Super Bowl showdowns: Can Bryant McKinnie and the Ravens handle 49ers pass rusher Aldon Smith?

    Super Bowl showdowns: Can Bryant McKinnie and the Ravens handle 49ers pass rusher Aldon Smith?
    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 the battle between the Ravens and 49ers pass rusher Aldon Smith. The Ravens offensive line was dented...