Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
Ravens linebacker Sergio Kindle was hospitalized after reportedly falling down two flights of stairs. ... Jake Arrieta was the latest Orioles pitcher to get rocked as the Orioles lost to the Twins. ... Craig Tatum was demoted to make room for Matt Wieters, and his Orioles teammates are bummed out about it. ... The Baltimore Mariners won AIFA Bowl IV.
1. Ten things to watch at Ravens training camp [BaltimoreRavens.com]
2. How will the Steelers handle their quarterback situation? [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
3. Kevin Cowherd says it's time for the Ravens to dump the distractions [Baltimore Sun]
6. The Marc Bulger addition shows that the Ravens are serious about a title [Pro Football Weekly]
7. The AFC North will be a two-horse race [Cincy Jungle]
8. The right mindset is the key to success for new Raven Cory Redding [Baltimore Sun]
9. Many questions, few answers for the Maryland football squad entering the season [Tracking the Terps]
10. A look at the Hershey Bears' offseason (they're the Capitals' top minor-league affiliate) [On Frozen Blog]
You said it:
"The Mariners [become] champions in [a] fourth different league. AIFA, CFL, NFL and USFL. Baltimore has an amazing football history." -- @redneckotaku via Twitter
Today's water cooler question (your response could be published in b):
What are your expectations for the Ravens' 2010 rookie class?
Video of the morning:
The first Baltimore Ravens report to training camp today, but the Ravens of Stormhaven have been working out all summer and are ready to do battle whenever their Baltimore counterparts are ready.