| Feb 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Week 1 (Sept. 9) at Lambeau Field: San Francisco 49ers 30, Green Bay Packers 22
The 49ers quickly quelled any doubt their success in the 2011 season was a fluke, defeating the Packers on the road. San Francisco took an early 23-7 lead on two touchdown...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 9:15 PM
Randy Moss returned to the NFL for games like this, not performances like Sunday night's.
Five days after Moss proclaimed himself the best wide receiver of all time, he spent most of Super Bowl XLVII as an on-field spectator for the San Francisco 49ers,...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:35 AM
The common conclusion from the Ravens’ decision to re-sign Bryant McKinnie was that the organization wasn’t yet comfortable with the idea of Kelechi Osemele starting at left tackle. I’m sure there is plenty of truth to that even though...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 10:00 AM
I couldn’t help but notice a couple of trends with the Ravens’ four offseason additions so far.
First, the Ravens signed four players who were cut by other teams this past offseason. Why is that significant, other than the chips they might...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 8:05 AM
This week, each of the 32 NFL teams will start their seasons with renewed hope and dozens of reasons -- real or imagined -- to believe that they will be the ones leaving their sweaty fingerprints on the Lombardi Trophy at season’s end. But let&...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 12:25 PM
In the NFL, there's a general rule of thumb that it takes a wide receiver three years to reach his potential. As with almost every rule, there are exceptions, and the Ravens will meet one of those exceptions Monday night when the Cincinnati Bengals...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Every Monday, the day after my favorite day of the week but still hours before that week’s slate of games officially wraps up with “Monday Night Football,” I will bring you my weekly premature NFL power rankings.
Why Monday? Because who...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 11:04 AM
Well, alrighty then. While we enjoyed what Week 2 had to offer on the courts, greens and fields last week, we also were brought back to football, NFL style.
Now, I know many of you are bubbling over with excitement because of the Ravens' fine start,...
| May 18, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Last year, 8.8 million viewers saw NBC’s coverage of the Preakness. That’s the kind of big-tent mass audience that makes the race one of Baltimore’s showcase events. And that doesn’t count the hundreds of thousands who will watch...
| May 19, 2012
| 6:11 PM
NBC Sports says it had 170 employees in Baltimore this week to cover the Preakness, and from the looks of the TV package it presented, all of them earned their keep.
NBC's network coverage started at 4:30 p.m., and it hardly ever sagged for more than a...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 5:07 PM
After failing to sign Malcom Floyd in free agency, the Ravens presumably will turn their focus at wide receiver to  Derrick Mason.
The team's all-time leader in catches told The Baltimore Sun that he will make a decision on which team he plays for...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Let's jump in the time machine and flash back in time to the early 2000s when Tom Cruise wasn't a known crazy person, "Freedom Fries" were an innovation in redneck culinary circles and men under the age of 40 wearing visors in public was considered to...