From morbid reinterpretations of city slogans to souvenirs boasting unofficial rat mascots, Baltimore knows how to laugh at itself -- and just like its citizens, Jon Stewart and his guests have relished poking fun at Charm City for 16 years on "The Daily Show." Sure, Baltimore wasn't the central subject of many of the show's segments, but a look through the archives reveals numerous choice references, some more oblique than others.
Los Angeles Clippers shooting guard Reggie Bullock also started tweeting about 26-year-old Mia Henderson's death, saying she was his "brother," and the case -- which city police had clearly sought to shine a spotlight on -- became the subject of international news.
The significance of Missouri defensive end and NFL draft prospect Michael Sam's ground-breaking announcement that he's gay immediately struck a chord with former Ravens linebacker and special-teams ace Brendon Ayanbadejo.
Without offering specific details, former Ravens and Chicago Bears linebacker and special-teams ace Brendon Ayanbadejo delivered some explosive allegations about his Super Bowl experience with one of his former NFL employers.
Former Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo has channeled his early support for same-sex marriage and other gay-rights issues as a player into a post-retirement mission to raise awareness about LGBT equality — from high schools to colleges to corporate board rooms.
Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo will speak at McDaniel College Oct. 16, discussing his journey from being a professional football player to becoming a vocal supporter of equal rights and same-sex marriage.
Del. Emmett C. Burns, Jr., a prominent opponent of same-sex marriage and other gay rights initiatives in Annapolis for the last two decades, is officially retiring from the state legislature next year -- capping a long political career in which his stances on gay issues have increasingly put him at odds with legislative colleagues and younger voters.
The Ravens and free-agent linebacker Daryl Smith have been batting their eyelashes at each other in recent days, according to our Aaron Wilson. So if they consummate this thing, what can the Ravens expect?
The 2012-13 Ravens will be well represented Wednesday when the team travels to the White House to be honored by President Barack Obama for its 34-31 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII on Feb. 3.
The conversations didn't just start in the aftermath of the Ravens' victory in Super Bowl XLVII. They actually began four months earlier when Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome, owner Steve Bisciotti and coach John Harbaugh started to meet and plan for 2013 and beyond.
Every Monday, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will rank the most significant athletes and events in Baltimore sports that week based on accomplishments on and off the field. Because, well, why not?
Brendon Ayanbadejo distanced himself from his interview Thursday night with Newsday at a Straight for Equality Gala in New York where he was honored along with Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe, where he seemed to suggest that his beliefs were one of the reasons that he was released earlier that day.
In New York where he will be honored at tonight¿s Straight for Equality Gala, Brendon Ayanbadejo told a local newspaper reporter that he thinks one of the reasons that he was cut by the Ravens was because of his outspoken advocacy for same-sex marriage.