| Jul 25, 2011
| 12:51 PM
The NFL lockout is officially over, ending 133 days of frustration and confusion for owners, players and football fans.
The players' leadership group announced it has recommended approving a deal with the owners, which means both sides have agreed on a...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 6:19 AM
In the relaxed atmosphere of spring training, the Orioles' locker room in Sarasota seems less pro athlete man cave than after-school rec center. Their workout over for the day by early afternoon, the players seem in no particular rush to head home. Jake...
| Feb 12, 2011
Born: Ralph Dale Earnhardt on April 29, 1951, in Kannapolis, N.C. Starts racing on local dirt tracks when he is 15.
Career pole positions: 22.
Career top-5 finishes: 268.
Career top-10 finishes: 404.
Winston Cup Championships: 7 (1980,...
| May 5, 2011
| 2:56 PM
Maryland already has reached out to representatives for Notre Dame coach Mike Brey about its basketball coaching vacancy, but Brey has a contract extension in the works to remain with the Irish, a source told the Tribune.
Although Gary Williams'...
| May 25, 2011
| 12:30 PM
If Ray Lewis is the face of the Ravens, and their heart and soul, Matt Stover is the franchise’s right foot. He tagged along with the Ravens when they moved to Baltimore from Cleveland. His big kicks carried them to the Super Bowl in 2000. And he...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 12:38 PM
he Ravens will have to find a new backup for Joe Flacco.
Marc Bulger, 34, who was the Ravens' No. 2 quarterback, last year, has decided to retire after 11 NFL seasons and two Pro Bowls. A league source told The Baltimore Sun about Bulger's intentions...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 8:01 PM
He's a mystery man
Terrelle Pryor is a total wild card in the NFL's supplemental draft. Most teams have no use for him because he is an unconventional quarterback who is inconsistent as a decision maker and a thrower. A few...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 7:58 PM
John Mackey changed the game of football on and off the field. The former Baltimore Colt brought grace to a position that had been known for its brutality, and he made the first real headway in the NFL players' fight to earn a more equal share of the pie....
| Aug 4, 2011
| 7:15 PM
Almost 24 hours after Bernard Pollard pointed himself toward Baltimore on a red-eye flight from the west coast — and three hours after jumping into his first Ravens practice — the veteran safety was still giddy about his new team.
| Aug 5, 2011
| 12:25 PM
James Hardy came by his independence early in life. At 12, he says, he moved out of his mother's house in Fort Wayne, Ind.
"I just wanted to make a better life, and I felt I could do better on my own than I was getting from her," he explained.
| Jun 30, 2011
| 11:53 AM
The Sacramento Kings have traded forward Omri Casspi to the Cleveland Cavaliers for forward/center JJ Hickson. The team announced the trade Thursday morning in a press release. In addition to Casspi, the Kings also gave the Cavaliers a lottery protected...