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Hopping aboard the Ravens' bandwagon? Here's what you need to know.

So the Ravens are back in the playoffs for the first time since 2014, and the only thing you know about Sunday’s wild-card-round game is that they’re playing the San Diego Chargers.

Well, hold on. Let me stop you there. They’re playing the Los Angeles Chargers. I can see that this will take some time. But I am here to help.

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'Best manager since Earl': Twitter reacts to departure of Orioles' Buck Showalter

The departure of Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter wasn’t necessarily surprising after a 115-loss season that was the worst in the organization’s history.

But many clearly haven’t forgotten that in his nine seasons as skipper, Showalter brought winning baseball to Baltimore.

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Ball in the family: John Harbaugh's daughter committed to Notre Dame lacrosse

John Harbaugh showed up at his weekly Ravens news conference Monday in team colors. There was gold, but not purple or black.

In a Notre Dame sweater, the Ravens coach confirmed that his daughter, Alison, a junior at Bryn Mawr who plays for TLC Lacrosse, has committed to play women’s lacrosse in South Bend, Ind.

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Five for Friday: Orioles' all-time strikeout leaders — with a new name at the top

When you play as many games as Cal Ripken Jr. did with the Orioles, you’re going to strikeout. And when you play in a major league record 2,632 straight over 16 seasons and finish with 3,001 in an Orioles uniform, setting the franchise record for strikeouts is an afterthought.

Then there’s Chris Davis, whose season-long slump has been among the worst in baseball history as the All-Star break nears.

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Ravens rookie Lamar Jackson might already be better than Joe Flacco — in 'Madden,' that is

The much-anticipated Ravens quarterback competition has yet to materialize on the team’s practice fields. But it probably will in your video game console of choice.

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Over the past decade, the Orioles have had a problem with America's birthday

While America celebrates the Fourth of July, it’s a holiday that hasn’t given much reason for the Orioles to cheer.

Over the past 10 years, the Orioles have a 3-7 record in games played on the Fourth of July, which includes a loss in 2014’s makeup against the Boston Red Sox. It was postponed July 4 because of rain and played the next morning.

Against the National League, the Birds fare even worse.

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