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  • Spare the rod? [Commentary]

    Spare the rod? [Commentary]
    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been charged in Texas with felony child abuse for allegedly beating his 4-year-old son so badly with a switch that it left welts, bruises and cuts on his back, buttocks, legs and scrotum and defensive...
  • NFLPA files an appeal on behalf of Ray Rice challenging indefinite suspension

    NFLPA files an appeal on behalf of Ray Rice challenging indefinite suspension
    The NFL Players Association filed a grievance on behalf of former Ravens running back Ray Rice on Tuesday night, demanding that the increased discipline of an indefinite suspension levied last week by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell be overturned. This...
  • Cover Girl 'Game Face' ad becomes part of NFL scandal

    Cover Girl 'Game Face' ad becomes part of NFL scandal
    Cover Girl has landed in the unflattering spotlight of the NFL domestic abuse scandal as activists pressuring sponsors to boycott the league circulate a doctored ad of a female football fan with a black eye. Hunt Valley-based Cover Girl, the official...
  • Ed Reed weighs in on Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, Ravens' win over Steelers

    Ed Reed weighs in on Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, Ravens' win over Steelers
    Now that former Ravens star free safety Ed Reed has joined the media, the former NFL Defensive Player of the Year is in the position of commenting on his former team as well as weighing in on former teammate Ray Rice and his high-profile domestic violence...
  • NFL now must tackle child abuse [Editorial]

    NFL now must tackle child abuse  [Editorial]
    The National Football League received more domestic violence-related bad news last week with the arrest of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who was charged over the weekend in Texas with reckless or negligent injury to a child. The...
  • Ravens cut cornerback Derek Cox on eve of season-opener, promote Fitz Toussaint to active roster

    Ravens cut cornerback Derek Cox on eve of season-opener, promote Fitz Toussaint to active roster
    The Ravens have cut veteran cornerback Derek Cox on the eve of the season-opener against the Cincinnati Bengals. They promoted rookie running back Fitz Toussaint from the practice squad to the 53-man roster, according to a source. If Cox had...
  • Ravens, Bengals defenses don't make it easy for Dalton, Flacco

    Ravens, Bengals defenses don't make it easy for Dalton, Flacco
    The last time that Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco squared off against the Cincinnati Bengals, he trudged off the field with an aching left knee and a frustrated look on his face. Besides absorbing brutal hits from Bengals pass rushers, Flacco was...
  • Fourth-quarter defense becomes a focus for Ravens

    Fourth-quarter defense becomes a focus for Ravens
    In the wake of last season's 8-8 finish, Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome said that "not having the ability to get off the field cost us maybe three or four ballgames." The defense has spent the preseason trying to tighten up a fourth-quarter...
  • Coordinator Gary Kubiak looks to turn around struggling Ravens offense

    Coordinator Gary Kubiak looks to turn around struggling Ravens offense
    The vacation was a long time coming, a much-needed respite after a difficult couple of months. But not long after Gary and Rhonda Kubiak arrived at their destination, they were interrupted by the buzz of Gary's phone. Gary listened to the voice on the...
  • Ravens re-sign cornerback Derek Cox, cut linebacker Josh Bynes

    Ravens re-sign cornerback Derek Cox, cut linebacker Josh Bynes
    Veteran cornerback Derek Cox officially rejoined the Ravens' roster Tuesday, a transaction that cost veteran inside linebacker Josh Bynes his job. A former Pro Bowl alternate with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Cox was released by the Ravens on Saturday. Cox...
  • Ravens defeat the Saints, 22-13, to end preseason undefeated for first time since 2009

    Ravens defeat the Saints, 22-13, to end preseason undefeated for first time since 2009
    NEW ORLEANS — Inside the Ravens’ locker room late Thursday night, wide receiver Kamar Aiken broke into a smile as he reflected on how to handle the anxiety of waiting to learn whether he has made the team. With Saturday's 4 p.m. deadline for...
  • Ravens sign veteran corner Derek Cox

    Ravens sign veteran corner Derek Cox
    The Ravens have struck a one-year, $730,000 contract with veteran cornerback Derek Cox. The team cut undrafted rookie wide receiver Jace Davis to create a spot for Cox, who is expected to play against the New Orleans Saints Thursday. His salary-cap...