Every Monday morning -- even during the playoffs -- I bring you my weekly premature NFL power rankings. Why Monday? Because who wants to wait until Tuesday or Wednesday for power rankings? Since only four teams are still standing, this will be the last week I do the power rankings this season. It has been fun, and I thank those who took a deep breath and tried not to take these inane rankings too seriously.
It's a pretty good time to be a Baltimore sports fan. This is the first time since the Ravens came into existence in 1996 that both the Orioles and Ravens had season records above .500 in the same calendar year.
The Ravens beat the Denver Broncos in a thrilling AFC Divisional playoff game on Saturday, delighting fans who gathered around Baltimore to celebrate their team and the career of retiring linebacker Ray Lewis.
Bruce Springsteen's "Glory Days" boomed across a sea of purple, as several hundred Baltimore Ravens fans of all ages shimmied and shook and exchanged high-fives inside Looney's Pub North in Bel Air late Friday afternoon.
Las Vegas oddsmakers and the national media say the Baltimore Ravens will lose to the Denver Broncos in Saturday's AFC divisional playoff game. Baltimore fans, though, say that only will make proving everyone wrong that much sweeter.
In this game-day staple, blogger Matt Vensel makes four sometimes-courageous predictions for the game. All he asks is that you don't hold it against him whenever those predictions end up being embarrassingly wrong.
After playing through knee and shoulder injuries, Ravens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata says the state of his mind and body are strong for the playoffs. But this remarkable physical specimen is thinking more than ever about how much longer he wants to play.
Hundreds of Ravens fans who have been transplanted to Denver over the years have created a meet-up group for watching games that has turned Chopper's Sports Grill into a Ravens hot spot on game days. The group is gearing up for the Ravens game Saturday against the Broncos.
Well, it seems like forever that I typed out my column for this paper. It hasn't been forever, but it has been nearly a month. This, my first column of the new year, is a work in progress as I sit here. There's nothing that has grabbed me over the past week or its just that I don't have enough info on a particular subject to fill the space