The Baltimore Ravens double-overtime victory over the Denver Broncos Saturday drew that largest TV audience for an AFC divisional playoff in 26 years. That's as far back as CBS records go, the 1987-88 season, according to the network.
The playoff game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Indianapolis Colts did monster numbers locally, but wound up finishing third for the week nationally among all telecasts with an audience of 29.6 million.
The LXM Pro Challenge had its final stop on the 2012 tour Saturday night in Del Mar, Calif., and Team STX defeated Team Sole, 15-12, in their series' seventh game, a contest that featured nine lead changes and eight ties.
Even as CBS told the story of this remarkable linebacker's final home game from the point of Lewis and his Ravens teammates, it missed way too much of another huge storyline: The fans of Baltimore bidding an emotional farewell to a beloved and honored athlete.
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis announced Wednesday that he would retire at season's end. He is one of the greatest linebackers to lace them up. Here is what other media outlets are saying about Lewis this morning.
Baltimore will have a new sports radio talk lineup on WJZ-AM (1300) with the launch of CBS Sports radio at that frequency on the dial. The station will run 24/7 with syndicated talk, while its sister station, 105.7 The Fan, will continue with its locally produced and hosted lineup of sports talk.
"The Kennedy Center Honors" is one of the nation's great TV treasures. And while this year's show is a little uneven, the high points still make it one of my favorite TV viewing experiences of the year.
Navy is ranked fifth in the Patriot League in Inside Lacrosse's Face-Off Yearbook. Lehigh, coming off its first league championship, is picked to finish first again in the coaches' poll, with Colgate second and Bucknell third.
I did not think Sunday-afternoon football, one of the great pleasures of my life, could get any worse than watching the CBS team of Greg Gumbel and Dan Dierdorf calling the game back in October with Houston Texans whipping the Baltimore Ravens.
Parker Brightman, of Bel Air, has been living a double life. By day, he is a 10-year-old student like many others at Hickory Elementary School. But when he's not in school, Parker has been traveling, trying to find work as an actor.
Baltimore Ravens fans can¿t help but feel frustrated, angry and maybe even sick about what they saw on their TV screens Sunday during a 31-28 loss to Washington. But let¿s be fair, you can¿t blame most of that on lousy coverage by CBS Sports this week.
The Midshipmen have not been sharp early in their past few games, but offensive coordinator Ivin Jasper has made enough adjustments and freshman quarterback Keenan Reynolds has made enough plays for the Navy offense to be effective.
The lovely ladies of the annual Victoria Secret Fashion Show, which aired last night on CBS, are performing well to no one's surprise. Meanwhile, Jets head coach Rex Ryan is standing by his man, deciding to start Mark Sanchez this Sunday.
Royals! Rookies! And really really bad breakups! Today's online trends have it all. First up, royal wife Kate Middleton is again under the media microscope -- fortunately for her she has all her clothes on this time.
President Barack Obama no longer needs Gov. Martin O'Malley as a top campaign surrogate, and the Democratic Governors Association is set to elect someone else as its chairman. But neither development is likely to push Maryland's governor off the national stage.
Yahoo! Sports is reporting that Ray Lewis is recovering so well from his torn right triceps he could be back on the field as early as the Ravens' Dec. 16 game against Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos.
It¿s not often that a sequel is better than the original, especially when the original is as dazzling as BBC America¿s miniseries ¿The Hour¿ was last year.But that¿s the case with the intoxicating mix of lust, longing, superb acting and a little bit of 1950s Brit journalism that debuts Wednesday night at 9 on BBC America.
'NBC Sunday Night Football' isn't just in a league of its own when it comes to NFL telecasts. Last night's broadcast of the Baltimore Ravens 13 to 10 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers was another gold-plated example of that truth.
When the Ravens and Steelers meet again Sunday night at Heinz Field, the stakes will be high, as they seemingly always are. But some of the faces of the rivalry, from Ray Lewis' intimidating scowl to Hines Ward's mischievous grin to Ben Roethlisberger's steely gaze, will be missing.
As the Ravens prepare for Sunday's AFC North showdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers and the latest chapter of what many consider the NFL's best rivalry, The Sun caught up this week with several participants from the series to get some of their memories from past meetings.