Mount Saint Joseph football defeated St. Mary's Ryken, 49-7, as sophomore quarterback Billy Atkins threw for a school-record 425 yards and the Gaels took back the Lambert Cup in the season opener for both teams Saturday.
Kirk Ferentz said he has not been back in Baltimore much since taking over as Iowa¿s coach in 1999. However, he was the assistant head coach and offensive line coach after the Ravens' franchise moved to Baltimore from Cleveland in 1996, and he spent three seasons in those roles before leaving for Iowa.
Now that the NFL season is here, I'm putting a twist on my weekly Blogger on Blogger series. Each week, I hope to enlist a blogger who regularly writes about the Ravens' opponent to help me break down the game. This week, I exchanged emails with Max DeMara, who blogs about about the Detroit Lions for Lions101.com.
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday.
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday. That way he'll have an excuse to do the same to start his workday, too.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh channeled his inner historian when asked if he expects renewed fireworks between his brother, San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, and Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz during the traditional postgame handshake next Sunday night.
This photo, snapped by Karl Merton Ferron of The Baltimore Sun during the third quarter of Sunday night's 34-14 loss to the San Diego Chargers, was a talker on Monday. It appears to be an animated outburst from Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs directed at coach John Harbaugh after a touchdown. Asked about the incident on Monday, Harbaugh basically said, "Huh? What are you talking about?"
The Ravens finished arguably their toughest five-game stretch of the season with a 4-1 record, so it's understandable to look ahead. ... John Harbaugh is concerned about the number of hits quarterback Joe Flacco took on Sunday. ... Here's a surprise: Harbaugh sided with his brother, Jim, after the 49ers coach got into a spat with Lions coach Jim Schwartz ... There is now an open competition among kickoff returners. ... The Orioles have been checking out players in Japan.