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  • Plenty of flaws in Modell's Hall of Fame case

    Plenty of flaws in Modell's Hall of Fame case
    Art Modell has again arrived, this time posthumously, at the doorstep of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He rose to fame and fortune as the owner of the Cleveland Browns, later relocated for no good reason except Modell's poor business sense, to...
  • Catching up with former Baltimore Colts defensive end Ordell Braase

    Catching up with former Baltimore Colts defensive end Ordell Braase
    He's 80 now, and slightly bent, as if preparing to set in a three-point stance. Three hip replacements, plus a new knee, will do that to a man. Not that Ordell Braase is complaining. "Physically, I'm in pretty good shape," said Braase, longtime...
  • Art Modell, former Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns owner, dies at 87

    Art Modell, former Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns owner, dies at 87
    Art Modell may have returned football to Baltimore, but in the eyes of the silver-haired owner, the Ravens were clearly a team of the people. Eleven years ago, amid a swirl of confetti following the Ravens' Super Bowl victory in Tampa, a tearful Mr....
  • Former Ravens owner Art Modell would do anything for his family, his team and the NFL

    Former Ravens owner Art Modell would do anything for his family, his team and the NFL
    The new Ravens owner was sitting on stage at the Inner Harbor, and looking quite uncomfortable. On Nov. 6, 1995, Art Modell announced that he was moving the Browns from Cleveland to Baltimore, and while local politicians couldn't hide their enthusiasm,...
  • Legacy of Art Modell will be NFL on TV, moving Browns from Cleveland

    Legacy of Art Modell will be NFL on TV, moving Browns from Cleveland
    Art Modell forever will be known as the man who took the Browns out of Cleveland, but his legacy as one of the NFL's most influential personalities extends far beyond state lines. As an old-guard owner, he helped pour the foundation for today's game and...
  • Modell's death intensifies calls for his Hall of Fame induction

    Modell's death intensifies calls for his Hall of Fame induction
    The death of former Ravens owner Art Modell has unleashed a flood of warm memories in Baltimore, but Modell is a more complicated figure for many people, who struggle to forgive him for moving his franchise from Cleveland. That conflicted sensibility...
  • John Mackey: A revolutionary player on the field, a true force off of it

    John Mackey: A revolutionary player on the field, a true force off of it
    In death, legendary Baltimore Colts tight end John Mackey will undoubtedly be remembered for how he played the game. The 6-foot, 2-inch, 230-pounder who played from 1963 to 1972 set the standard for his position, combining speed and power like no tight...
  • Ravens' Byrne to be honored by Marquette University

    Ravens' Byrne to be honored by Marquette University
    Kevin Byrne, the Ravens' senior vice president for public and community relations, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquette University’s athletics department and the Marquette University Alumni Association on April 27. He earned a...
  • Culleton on Carroll: Teacher pension issue forces tough choices to maintain quality education

    Education costs us. Poor education costs us much more. The United States lags most industrial nations in the quality of our primary and secondary education. True, Maryland ranks highest in the 50 states in quality of education by some measures (as...
  • Which commissioner should be paid most?

    Goodell made best better David Teel Daily Press Is this a trick question? Like who's buried in Grant's tomb? Sports' highest-paid commissioner should be the leader of the most successful league, the venture that draws the largest audience and rakes...
  • Baltimore Colts timeline: anatomy of a move

    March 30, 1976: Four years after he bought the team, Robert Irsay acknowledged he had received "an attractive offer" to move the club to Phoenix. Jan. 9, 1977: During Super Bowl XI, Irsay said he'd been approached by Indianapolis about plans to move...
  • NFL's Goodell makes case by playing to the crowd

     
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is an interesting sort. He has the polish and charm of the boy commissioner Pete Rozelle but he also knows how to carry the water of team owners like Paul Tagliabue.Goodell was recently at the Chautauqua Institution......