Allow me to get really old for a second. You'll see elsewhere on our site that legendary songwriter Gerry Goffin died yesterday. He wrote, among other things, "Will You Love Me Tomorrow," which is a phenomenal song. If you're a frequent Coffee Companion reader, you'll understand it's better than anything I'll ever write. So shout out to him, and here are yesterday's local sports headlines.
- The offensive line is moving on from a disappointing 2013 campaign, and Joe Flacco said the offense is doing well as well. The team has bolstered its depth on defense and at receiver with free agent cornerbacks Aaron Ross, Dominique Franks, receiver Mike Willie, linebacker Austin Spitler and Nick DiMarco.
- Mike Preston doesn't think Joe Flacco will be babied by the new offensive staff.
- With the Orioles off, Ed Encina recapped Caleb Joseph's long path to the major leagues.
- As always, check out our World Cup guide for everything you need to know about today's action.