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  • John Mackey: 1941-2011

    John Mackey: 1941-2011
  • Throwback Thursday: John Mackey's Hall-of-Fame hands

    Throwback Thursday: John Mackey's Hall-of-Fame hands
    We have countless awesome sports photos in the archives here at The Baltimore Sun, and I have decided to share one with you each week in a regular feature called "Throwback Thursday." With former Baltimore Colts tight end John Mackey passing away...
  • Remembering John Mackey

    John Mackey was quite simply the greatest tight end in NFL history, and the Baltimore Colts were America's team before there was an America's Team. I hope Mackey and Johnny U. are having a great game of catch in Heaven. God bless him and his entire...
  • Football: America's dangerous game

    Football: America's dangerous game
    We may never know exactly why Junior Seau died, of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, at his home in San Diego on May 2. Suicide is commonly the result of depression, and perhaps Mr. Seau had a mood disorder that had nothing to do...
  • Colts Hall of Famers set to reunite for Sports Legends induction

    Colts Hall of Famers set to reunite for Sports Legends induction
    Sitting on stage alongside his aging teammates, having dinner during the Sports Legend Museum induction at Martin's West Tuesday night, 85-year-old Gino Marchetti will chew on this: "It's amazing to me that, after all these years, people are still...
  • 10 Baltimore sports memories

    1. Ravens-Steelers rivarly Ravens lose in the playoffs to the Steelers in January, igniting months and months of talk about whether Joe Flacco will ever be an elite quarterback and if Cam Cameron is the right offensive coordinator for him. Ravens get a...
  • Terps tight end Matt Furstenburg named to watch list for John Mackey Award

    Terps tight end Matt Furstenburg named to watch list for John Mackey Award
    Maryland senior Matt Furstenburg has been named to the preseason watch list for the John Mackey Award, given to college football’s best tight end. Furstenburg, a consensus preseason first-team All-ACC selection, started all 12 games for the Terps...
  • Ravens' Dickson, Pitta out to prove they can be as effective as Patriots' tight ends

    Ravens' Dickson, Pitta out to prove they can be as effective as Patriots' tight ends
    The comparisons are inevitable. In the 2010 NFL draft, the Ravens selected a pair of tight ends in Ed Dickson and Dennis Pitta. The New England Patriots also claimed a pair of tight ends in Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez. That's where the...
  • 2011: A re-wind

    2011: A re-wind
    Fast cars zipped around downtown Baltimore streets and, it turns out, the race promoters' financial messes. A robocall that urged voters to relax and stay home led jurors to a vote of their own: guilty of election fraud. We bade farewell to an iconic...
  • Ready for some football

    Ready for some football
    The fight between billionaires and millionaires may be close to ending. That is how many Americans, including President Obama, viewed the labor dispute between the owners and players in the National Football League. There were other, legitimate debates...
  • Foxworth's focus was on improving player safety

    Foxworth's focus was on improving player safety
    From the beginning of the labor fight with NFL owners, the rallying cry for Domonique Foxworth focused on health and safety issues — protecting players from the inherent violence of the game. When the two sides finally raised a flag of truce...
  • Former Ravens Sharpe, Sanders enshrined in Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Former Ravens Sharpe, Sanders enshrined in Pro Football Hall of Fame
    Deion Sanders and Shannon Sharpe both used to talk a good game after they danced, pranced and entertained fans and media. But it took much more than talk and showmanship to reach the Pro Football Hall of Fame, where both men were enshrined Saturday night...