| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:50 PM
UMES' Boozer, Brown among HOF candidates
Former running back Emerson Boozer and lineman Roger Brown of Maryland State, now UMES, are among 25 finalists for the Black College Football Hall of Fame, it was announced Tuesday. The finalists...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:40 PM
In the months after the read-option took the NFL by storm, defensive coaches around the league became hell-bent on eradicating it, hoping to make the read-option go the way of the Wildcat and other near-extinct schemes.
Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:58 PM
The letters keep coming, sometimes 20 a month asking for Dennis Gaubatz's autograph. Sometimes it's a football card that the old Colt receives. More often, it's the cover of one of the three national magazines on which Gaubatz appeared in his five years...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Angela Rypien is not bashful about her ambitions.
That shouldn't be surprising considering her primary job responsibility is, ahem, tossing footballs around in her underwear in front of thousands of fans.
She wants to be the best quarterback in...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 4:00 AM
See if this makes sense to you:
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...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Fresh off winning the franchise's second Super Bowl title, the Ravens were ranked 19th on Forbes' annual list of the world's most valuable sports franchises.
Owner Steve Bisciotti's team was valued at $1.157 billion and finished 11th among NFL...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:33 PM
As the Ravens built their draft class in April, they did so with the knowledge that several rookies probably would need to contribute immediately.
When the team opens training camp at team headquarters this week — and when it begins the defense...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:12 AM
The Ravens have several candidates for the active physically unable to perform list, including a handful of key players recuperating from injuries.
The candidates include $50 million cornerback Lardarius Webb (anterior cruciate ligament), Pro Bowl...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:22 PM
The Ravens have designated inside linebacker Jameel McClain and Pro Bowl offensive guard Marshal Yanda on the physically unable to perform list.
McClain is recovering from a spinal cord contusion from last season, and Yanda is recuperating from...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Months before they would lift the Lombardi Trophy into the confetti-filled air, the Ravens' top decision makers started to have regular discussions about the future of the organization and the potentially wide-scale changes it would face following the...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:51 PM
The medical outlook for Ravens inside linebacker Jameel McClain remains a cloudy issue as coach John Harbaugh acknowledged that the team had thought previously he would have been ready for the start of training camp.
However, McClain is sidelined...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
The annual Football Outsiders Almanac arrived in my email inbox this morning, which felt like Christmas for a football and numbers nut like me....