| Sep 26, 2012
| 10:46 AM
It was an expensive grab for New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick.
Belichick was fined $50,000 by NFL executive vice president of football operations Ray Anderson for impermissible physical contact with an official at the end of the Ravens' 31-30...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 6:13 AM
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
| Mar 15, 2012
When the Patriots were an ascending team about a decade ago, Bill Belichick nary would mess with a character risk.
Every player he acquired was Boy Scout clean and Belichick, who had been burned with some shady players when he was coach of the Browns,...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 7:21 PM
Former Raven Orlando "Zeus" Brown was remembered Friday as a force on the football field, a jovial character who liked to have a good time and a devoted father who would do anything for his five kids.
Memories of the 6-foot-7, 370-pound offensive...
| Apr 6, 2011
Sure, it was a rock fight. Yet to focus on the rock is to miss the fact that the UConn Huskies moved a mountain over 28 glorious days.
Sure, the game was ugly to the eye. Yet defense is beautiful to the soul to a man who Tuesday sounded like he has no...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Dean Pees is the first to admit that he’s been pretty spoiled over a 39-year coaching career.
In his first job, as the defensive coordinator at the University of Findlay in Ohio, Pees celebrated a Division II national championship. He’s...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 7:22 PM
Matt Vensel, Sports Blitz: A fun game down to the whistle, this one was eerily reminiscent of the last times these teams met in the Super Bowl. Eli Manning -- who said before the season the he was elite and lived up to it -- was so cool down the stretch...
| May 5, 2012
| 7:27 PM
What a scene it would have been.
Bodemeister, the 4-1 morning line favorite, seemed to run effortlessly around most of track at Churchill Downs on Saturday, opening a lead of four lengths coming out of the final turn.
He would have been trainer Bob...
| Feb 1, 2012
A Baby Boomer and his money will soon be parted, if the wizards behind Super Bowl commercials have their way.
With control over 75 percent of American households' net worth, the generation born between 1946 and 1955 is looking pretty appealing to...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The 108th meeting of a Maryland-Johns Hopkins series featured an appearance by a pair of NFL coaches.
The Ravens’ John Harbaugh and the New England Patriots’ Bill Belichick stood on the sideline of the annual clash between the No. 10 Terps...
| May 1, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Ravens coach John Harbaugh clarified comments he made on a local radio station Tuesday in which he said that Super Bowl championships won by the New England Patriots were "stained" and have "asterisks" because of the Spygate scandal in 2007.