| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Steve Spagnuolo was traveling earlier this year visiting college football powerhouses Alabama and Ohio State when he came to a realization.
He couldn't envision himself not coaching this season.
Spagnuolo contemplated taking a year off from the NFL...
| May 21, 2013
| 10:33 AM
The Ravens have signed fourth-round outside linebacker John Simon to a four-year deal.
Simon's contract has a total value of $2.545 million, including a $385,652 signing bonus. The deal includes base salaries of $405,000, $495,000, $585,000 and $675,...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 8:02 PM
Remember this name: Tyler Palko, if only for a moment. For anyone out there who still yearns for the days of Troy Smith or who still thinks Tyrod Taylor ought to get a shot at quarterbacking the Ravens (Seriously, does anyone still believe that?) let...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 5:36 PM
Ohio State has best shot
Coach Urban Meyer and Ohio State have the best shot at ending Alabama coach Nick Saban's grip on the BCS title. And Meyer's Buckeyes also would give the Big Ten a much-needed boost, snapping...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 3:58 PM
Irish battle tested
The Buckeyes have one of the more dynamic players in college football in Braxton Miller, a dual-threat quarterback who was second in the Big Ten in total offense this season. His play helped make...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 11:09 AM
The Ravens continued their trend of beefing up their defense with their first selection of the fourth round and then they finally drafted an offensive player one pick later.
With the 129th overall pick, the Ravens drafted John Simon, a defensive end...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Outside linebacker John Simon spent the past few years at Ohio State emulating Mike Vrabel, his position coach who excelled at linebacker for the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs.
Now that Simon has joined the Ravens as a fourth-round draft...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:39 PM
On Saturday evening, Ravens coach John Harbaugh was asked about fourth-round draft pick John Simon, who was the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year in 2012. Harbaugh raved about Simon’s attitude and work ethic.
“I think Urban Meyer has a...
| May 3, 2013
| 4:26 PM
The stories started circulating long before John Simon first set foot on Ohio State's campus and became such a program favorite that his head coach talked about naming his next child after him.
By the time he got to elementary school, Simon was...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Big Ten will get 2 in
This seems like a good year to play it safe. It just feels like Indiana is back, doesn't it?
Tom Crean has had time to build and he has built. He has a big man, Cody Zeller, around whom a team can be...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 7:38 PM
Gators not so great
At No. 4, Florida has to be the most overrated team in the Top 25. No disrespect to the Gators, but what were voters thinking when they moved Florida up six spots from No. 11 after its win over then-...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:37 PM
A few months after his team failed to hold late leads in several games, Maryland football coach Randy Edsall and his staff won three key down-to-the-wire recruiting battles Wednesday that could help hasten the rebuilding process for the Terps.