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As first-time backup, Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco set to enter new, uncertain phase of his career

With his 34th birthday fast approaching and 163 NFL starts behind him, Joe Flacco has faced almost every dip, rise and curve professional football can throw at a man. For more than a decade, he’s held the job thousands of athletes pursue and few ever attain — unquestioned leader of an NFL offense....

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Ravens notes: Safety Tony Jefferson returns to practice for first time since ankle injury

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Mike Elias: Longtime Oriole Adam Jones 'no different' from other free agents the team will monitor

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Maryland football coach Michael Locksley's contract includes several performance-based incentives

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Schmuck: Maryland gives itself a do-over after deciding not to promote Mike Locksley last time

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Varsity roundup (Dec. 14): Top-ranked St. Frances defeats Loyola in boys basketball

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Digest (Dec. 13): UMBC women's basketball coach Phil Stern placed on leave

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  • What to watch in international soccer this weekend

    What to watch in international soccer this weekend

    This weekend’s top televised action from Europe will feature Manchester City trying to rebound from its first league loss Saturday against Everton and Liverpool seeking to remain unbeaten and protect its spot atop the EPL table when it hosts City’s crosstown rival, Manchester United, on Sunday....

  • Former Galaxy coach Sigi Schmid hospitalized

    Former Galaxy coach Sigi Schmid hospitalized

    Former Galaxy coach Sigi Schmid, the winningest coach in MLS history, was in intensive care at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center on Monday, confirmed the hospital, which refused to release any other information. Schmid, 65, has battled both weight and heart issues in recent years, and his health...

  • Violence-marred South American soccer club saga ends with River Plate victory in Madrid

    Violence-marred South American soccer club saga ends with River Plate victory in Madrid

    One of the most anticipated matches in South American soccer finally came to a conclusion in Madrid on Sunday, with River Plate celebrating victory over fierce Argentine rival Boca Juniors in the twice-suspended final of the Copa Libertadores. Nearly a month after the first leg was played in Argentina,...

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Recreation and outdoors calendar (Dec. 16)
 

Recreation and outdoors calendar (Dec. 16)

Summer flounder season Through Dec. 31: Sport anglers may keep up to four summer flounder per person per day, with a minimum size flattie of 16.5 inches in all Maryland state waters. Duck season Through Jan. 26: Duck season, third split. Check DNR website for complete regulations. Canada goose...

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