Ravens coach John Harbaugh isn't a fan of the new kickoff rule that has led to an increase in touchbacks around the NFL. ... Marshal Yanda has missed the two practices following the preseason opener with back spasms, so the Ravens shuffled Oniel Cousins to Yanda's spot at right guard. ... The Ravens hope Sergio Kindle's debut on Thursday night was a sign of things to come. ... Jo-Jo Reyes pitched six surprisingly strong innings Sunday and the Orioles strung together 14 hits to defeat the Tigers, 8-5, at Camden Yards. ... Orioles starter Jake Arrieta said he was a little relieved when he found out his elbow surgery went well. ... Joe Jordan believes the Orioles will sign top pick Dylan Bundy before Monday night's midnight deadline.
Under Armour, which has built itself from a basement startup to a billion-dollar enterprise, wasn't always able to afford the big endorsement deals of its more established competitors. So, the company instead turns to up and coming athletes to push its brand.
Conventional wisdom says US journalism has higher standards than that of the Brits. But what about sites like TMZ and the major networks paying for interviews through the dodge of licensing fees? Will we pull back in wake of News of the World scandal?
Jake Arrieta turned in his first quality start in more than a month Wednesday, but the Orioles were held to two hits in a 4-0 loss to the Red Sox. ... The Orioles are playing the waiting game with their unsigned draft picks, but they have had talks with Dylan Bundy. ... Ravens safety Ed Reed declared himself "full go" for training camp Wednesday, but he hopes the Ravens will "be smart" with his reps this summer. Reed also clarified last month¿s comments about wanting Rex Ryan as coach over John Harbaugh. ... Maryland President Wallace D. Loh has created a committee to examine the athletic department's finances after recent financial losses.
Is there TV life after Tiger Woods? It's not easy, says Tommy Roy, the executive producer of NBC's golf coverage, but with an event as large and storied as the U.S. Open, it can be done — with a little help from the golfing gods on Sunday, of course.
The Orioles were nearly no-hit by the Yankees on Wednesday night in a 10-0 loss. ... Craig Tatum is eager to get healthy so he can compete for the backup catcher job. ... The NFL lockout was on the minds of former Terps such as Torrey Smith and Alex Wujciak at Maryland's Pro Day. ... The Red Wings snapped the Capitals' nine-game winning streak.
The Ravens and coach John Harbaugh agreed to a contract extension on Monday. ... When spring training opened Monday, Buck Showalter started to mold the Orioles into his team. ... Koji Uehara and Kevin Gregg are eager to compete with each other for the closer spot. ... Under Armor agreed to a deal with Major League Baseball (and Cam Newton?). ... The Capitals lost to the Coyotes.