| Feb 5, 2012
| 7:22 PM
Matt Vensel, Sports Blitz: A fun game down to the whistle, this one was eerily reminiscent of the last times these teams met in the Super Bowl. Eli Manning -- who said before the season the he was elite and lived up to it -- was so cool down the stretch...
| Apr 8, 2011
| 7:00 AM
The Orioles' 5-1 start has reinvigorated baseball fans in Baltimore, leading some to speculate that the Orioles will take over the city from the Ravens if they are playoff contenders down the stretch. "Baltimore is a baseball city," is what I keep hearing...
| May 25, 2011
| 6:02 PM
Matt Stover retiring? At the tender age of 43? What's he going to do, sit home all day and wait for the mailman to show up, like lots of other retirees we know?
Me, I still picture Stover working out on a dusty high school field, a couple of kids...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 7:58 PM
John Mackey changed the game of football on and off the field. The former Baltimore Colt brought grace to a position that had been known for its brutality, and he made the first real headway in the NFL players' fight to earn a more equal share of the pie....
| May 8, 2012
| 12:47 PM
Lenny Moore can hardly attend an NFL function without some gnarly old linebacker wagging his finger at the 78-year-old Baltimore Colts Hall of Fame running back and telling Moore something he already knows.
"Lenny," the old-timer will say, "I had a...
| May 17, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Driving home Wednesday night after the Al Cesky Awards Banquet, I tuned my car radio to 90.5 WKHS's Ace and The Brain Show (Wednesdays, 8 to 10 p.m, a fine, commercial-free sports/music program that you should check out), and heard an obscure baseball...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck is the winner of the 2011 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, given to the top fourth- or fifth-year signal-caller in college football.
"Andrew personifies everything that my father stood for. He is not simply an...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 9:45 PM
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...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 10:13 AM
Many Carroll County residents are getting a case of nostalgic Super Bowl fever as they look forward to Sunday's AFC championship contest between the Baltimore Ravens and the New England Patriots.
For more than 120 years — since football debuted...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Raymond Berrycan't fathom the odds. Who'd have thought that, the same year he was asked to present the Vince Lombardi Trophy, the two locales most dear to his heart would be playing on Sunday for a Super Bowl berth?
That's Baltimore, the town Berry...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti and the team released a lengthy statement about the decision to permanently move training camp from Westminster to the team’s headquarters in Owings Mills when that decision was announced in December. On Wednesday,...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 3:27 PM
As he carried the Lombardi Trophy to midfield after the Super Bowl Sunday, past a double row of giddy and groping New York Giants, Raymond Berry felt their glee.
"They (players) were in another world," said Berry, 78. "As I watched them touch the trophy,...