Longtime NFL quarterback Earl Morrall, who filled in for an injured Johnny Unitas during the 1968 season and was named the league's Most Valuable Player for leading the Colts to the Super Bowl, died on Friday in Florida.. He was 79.
William Kenneth "Mac" McCardell, a retired United States Fidelity and Guaranty insurance executive and World War II veteran, died of congestive heart failure March 31 at the Stella Maris Rehabilitation Center. The Mays Chapel resident was 92.
On the cusp of Super Bowl XLVIII, one Campus Hills resident would like to see his neighborhood memorialized as the community where several football greats — Johnny Unitas, Alan Ameche, Gino Marchetti and Joe Campenella — called home when they were a part of the winning Baltimore Colts team in the 1950s.
Believe it or not, Joe Flacco joined select company in 2013, doing something that all-time greats such as John Elway, Dan Marino, Brett Favre and Peyton Manning all did at least one point in their career. Heck, even the great Johnny Unitas pulled it off, but Flacco will have to do it a few more times to match him.
The Towson football team has already set benchmarks that will be difficult to match or exceed in future years: a single-season record of 12 victories, two NCAA Football Championship Subdivision playoff wins and the program's first-ever appearance in the tournament semifinals.
A dentist in Parkville, Havrilak tends patients' chompers with the same hands that once passed, caught and cradled the football for the Colts. Every day finds him tackling a host of problems, from fillings to crowns to extractions to root canals.
A restaurant/sports bar in Portsmouth, Va., where Roger Browns lives bears his name. Brown, a onetime 300-pound All Pro defensive tackle, also owns establishments in Williamsburg and Newport News. On the menu is a club sandwich called the "Fearsome Foursome," a nod to the nickname given the celebrated defensive lines on which Brown played in both Detroit and L.A.
Towson's offensive line that serves as a foundation for the No. 7-seeded Tigers (10-2), who will tangle with Fordham (12-1) in the second round of the Football Championship Subdivision tournament Saturday at 1 p.m. at Johnny Unitas Stadium.
A little less than four months after Jonathan Ogden was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the lineman who was the Ravens' first-ever draft pick in 1996 will return to Baltimore to give another podium speech when he is inducted into the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation's Hall of Legends.
For 38 years Tom Brown has had their ear, in part because he has two Super Bowl rings and a resume to back him up. Green Bay's second-round draft pick in 1963, he initially spurned the Packers — then the NFL champions — to play baseball instead. An All-American at Maryland, where he led the Atlantic Coast Conference in hitting (.449), he was wooed by the Washington Senators who dangled a $12,000 bonus.
Sometimes, I get a little tired of extolling the Ravens front office for its uncanny ability to identify talent, but it¿s hard not to do that whenever Joe Flacco steps to the microphone for one of his podium sessions at the Under Armour Performance Center.
Ryan Delaire, a junior defensive end, can expect a lot of attention, especially from No. 19 New Hampshire (1-2 overall, 0-0 Colonial Athletic Association), which will visit No. 3 Towson (5-0, 1-0) on Saturday at noon at Johnny Unitas Stadium.
A pillar up front, Sullivan played 11 years with the Colts (1962-72), during which they went 104-45-5, reached two Super Bowls and won a world championship in 1971. Staunch and savvy, he starred at guard but played all five line positions, as needed, without missing a step.
The Falcons took a 14-0 lead in a little over three minutes and while the youth continued to show at times, the Greyhounds settled down to make critical plays late and come away with their first win over Good Counsel in three years, 20-14, in the season opener for both teams at the ESPN High School Football Kickoff Classic at Towson University's Johnny Unitas Stadium.
Colin Heacock, Mac Pons, Ben Pridemore will play for the South team in the All-America Lacrosse Classic at Johnny Unitas Stadium -- where the Lakers lost to Loyola in the MIAA A Conference title game in May