| Sep 4, 2012
| 4:11 PM
One was expected to be a difference-maker right away. The other was supposed to take a little more time.
But last season, Cincinnati’s A.J. Green and Baltimore’s Torrey Smith both scared the bejesus out of NFL secondaries as the AFC North...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 3:10 PM
The Ravens are significantly expanding their relationship with Under Armour, signing a 10-year agreement to name the team’s practice facility for the Baltimore apparel and footwear company and agreeing to collaborate on a series of community and...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 11:51 AM
The physical gifts and athleticism have never been in question.
When he was a student at Wilde Lake High School, Zach Brown mastered a presidential physical fitness test by completely clearing a 9-foot mat that was rolled out to measure his broad jump....
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:03 PM
The Ravens made two moves this offseason to secure the futures of two of the organization’s better young players, but they have one prominent name still in line for a contract extension before the start of the 2012-13 season: quarterback Joe Flacco....
| Apr 26, 2012
| 5:00 AM
If the Ravens want Alabama linebacker Dont’a Hightower as much as some people believe that they do, I suspect their first call when Round One starts to unfold will be to the Detroit Lions, who hold the 23rd overall pick. The significance of that...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 7:01 PM
Update 9:52 p.m.: Here are a few quotes from The Castle on the Ravens' first two draft picks tonight. Here are a few highlights from tonight's news conference with Ravens director of player personnel Eric DeCosta, general manager Ozzie Newsome and coach...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 5:32 AM
Finding an outside linebacker wasn’t necessarily viewed as the Ravens’ top priority heading into this week’s draft, but when they got set to make the 35th overall selection Friday, they couldn’t resist adding another potential...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...