| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:00 AM
More than 20,000 people could crowd the Inner Harbor Thursday evening for an NFL season kickoff concert as tens of thousands more flood in for an Orioles game, posing a challenge for transportation workers and police.
The NFL scheduled country star...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 3:17 PM
The NFL's $765 million settlement with former players who claimed damages from head trauma was "great" for the league and the plaintiffs, said commissioner Roger Goodell during an appearance Wednesday at Under Armour's Baltimore headquarters.
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Baltimore's Ravens, reigning champions of professional football, kick off their new season Thursday night on national television while its Orioles once again have reached September with a shot at the playoffs. What's not to like?
Plenty, say some...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:18 PM
The National Football League and more than 4,500 retired players, including former Ravens and Baltimore Colts, reached a $765 million settlement Thursday over concussion-related lawsuits.
The settlement comes a week before the NFL kicks off the 2013...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
What are your thoughts on Maryland’s just-released basketball schedule?
Jeff Barker: A few...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:34 PM
New York attorney Peter Ginsberg has represented several high-profile professional athletes — such as NFL stars Michael Irvin and Jonathan Vilma, as well as PGA Tour player Vijay Singh — in defamation lawsuits. But he has also taken on cases...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:37 PM
As the crowd filed into the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen to attend Art Donovan’s funeral mass one man lingered on the church steps, a Baltimore Colts jersey on his back and his little dog, Max, at his side.
“I live nearby and came to pay my...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 9:22 AM
The NFL has adopted a rule change for this season, mandating that all players except kickers and punters wear knee and thigh pads in games.
Now that the league has implemented the rule, players are adjusting to the change.
The idea behind the rule...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 4:00 AM
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For years, I've argued with certain African-American people about their insistence upon using the so-called N-word which, to my ears, is, inalterably, a statement of self-loathing. They say I don't understand. They say...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Bernard Pollard has maintained his enforcer mentality, and his aggressive, blunt-spoken stance toward football since leaving Baltimore.
The former Ravens strong safety has wasted no time establishing himself inside the Tennessee Titans' locker room,...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 12:45 PM
As a lifelong fan of football, history and the Pittsburgh Steelers, I was compelled to root against the New England Patriots Monday because their owner and coach once received just a slap on the wrist for their lack of integrity. I remember the AFC...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:07 PM
A failure to resolvea scheduling conflict with the Orioles has jeopardized the Ravens’ chances of hosting the NFL’s 2013regular-season opener, an honor bestowed on the Super Bowl champions for the last decade.
The NFL was expected to announce...