| Oct 26, 2013
| 8:37 PM
The crowd started gathering long before the guest of honor was due to arrive. They wore No. 82 jerseys, Super Bowl XLVII championship T-shirts and any other purple article of clothing they could find, turning Jimmy's Famous Seafood into a Ravens pep...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Xavier Proctor could see the writing on the wall. It was the summer of 2007, just a few months before his senior year at Mt. Hebron High School, and Proctor was preparing for what could have been his final season playing football.
Over 6 feet in height,...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The NFL's recent $765 million dollar settlement with its former players has taken one of the few negative storylines about our favorite pastime off the front pages.
Three quarters of a billion dollars sure sounds like a hefty settlement, but the $1...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Major League Baseball will announce Tuesday a new policy to protect players from discrimination and harassment based on sexual-orientation, according to a report from The Associated Press.
Per MLB's new guidelines, which strengthen existing policies,...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 2:57 PM
In mere seconds, Tavon Austin confirmed what he had already predicted: that his speed would create separation from the pack of fellow NFL draft prospects.
The former Dunbar and West Virginia all-purpose star ran an unofficial time of 4.25 seconds in the...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 9:46 AM
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...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 12:46 PM
As parents, we like to think we can predict what our children will grow up to be based on what captures their attention as kids. Then they return to the nest as young adults and we realize how far wrong we were.
The best swimmer among my children's...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Every Monday, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will rank the most significant athletes and events in Baltimore sports that week based on accomplishments on and off the field. Because, well, why not?
Today, I debut this fun weekly feature,...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Baltimore Sun reporter Jeff Barker, editor Matt Bracken, and Sun intern/Diamondback co-sports editor Josh Vitale weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
What will the environment be like at Friday night’s...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Baltimore-based sporting goods maker STX announced today it has renewed and expanded its agreement with Adrenaline and the LXM Pro Tour as a premium sponsor.
As a part of the new multi-year sponsorship, STX will provide custom lacrosse equipment,...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Baltimore-based Under Armour hosted a press event in New York City Tuesday to introduce what the company has dubbed "its biggest ever global marketing campaign."
While the new "I Will" campaign recalls the old "Will you protect this house?" commercial...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:49 PM
NEW ORLEANS -- Former Ravens quarterbacks coach Hue Jackson issued an apology Wednesday night for introducing Mitch Ross to inside linebacker Ray Lewis.
Ross is the co-owner of an Alabama supplement company called Sports With Alternatives to Steroids...