Coffee Companion (8/23): Terps get new unis; Britton's back

Orioles pitcher Zach Britton

Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.

Running it back:

The Maryland football team unveiled its new uniforms at a runway show on Monday night. ... Zach Britton was back pitching in the majors on Monday after a stint on the disabled list, and the Orioles snapped their five-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Twins. ... The Orioles recalled Ryan Adams and sent Blake Davis to Triple-A Norfolk. ... Domonique Foxworth worked with the Ravens' starting defense for the first time in a couple of weeks, a sign that his surgically repaired knee is improving. ... Mark LeVoir is already running with the first-team offense. ... Josh Wilson compared Ravens fans to Redskins fans.

Hitting the links:

1. Is the window closing on the Ravens? [FOX Sports]

2. Who gets in a fight at a preseason game? [Deadspin]

3. Mike Preston thinks that Mark LeVoir, who was signed over the weekend, could be a mauler for the Ravens [Baltimore Sun]

4. Want to chat with Ray Rice later today? [ESPN]

5. David Reed is opening eyes at receiver [Baltimore Sun]

6. Breaking down the Ravens roster [CSN Baltimore]

7. John Beck, the one that got away [Ravens Insider]

8. Jah Reid scored 14 points in the first half against the Chiefs [ESPN]

9. Jeff Barker plays fashion critic and breaks down the Terps' new threads [Tracking the Terps]

10. Here's a photo gallery of the new Maryland football uniforms [Baltimore Sun]

11. This excellent Terps blog has photos of 16 different uniform combinations [Testudo Times]

12. Here are more photos of the uniforms if you haven't yet had your fill [Terrapins Insider]

Video of the morning:

This is the craziest triple play you'll see this morning, guaranteed [via Hot Clicks]

Send me your funny and/or interesting links, photos, YouTube videos, blogs, Tweets, comments, emails, ideas, etc. and I’ll give you a plug. You can reach me at Matt.Vensel@baltsun.com and twitter.com/mattvensel.