| Jun 20, 2013
LeSean "Shady" McCoy's charity softball game to benefit ALS research and disadvantaged youths is almost upon us. As he announced in March, his second annual celebrity softball game at Lancaster's Clipper Magazine Stadium will feature a bunch of...
| Jun 17, 2013
In the last few years, a handful of rookie QBs have done extraordinary things, and the bar for comparative purposes has been raised. In 2011, Cam Newton took the league by storm, breaking records both for rookie passing yards (4,051)......
| Sep 16, 2012
| 8:37 PM
PHILADELPHIA – When his final pass sailed over Ray Rice’s head and hit the turf at Lincoln Financial Field, Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco threw his hands up in the air in seeming desperation and disbelief.
The gesture was symbolic in a 24-...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 1:30 PM
In last week's installment of Fantasy Fodder, I cautioned you to not panic and trade away one of five notable early-season disappointments if your team was stuck in the cellar. I hope this past week was better for you.
This week, we're going to turn...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Week 16 is finally here, and after Monday night’s game, the fantasy football season will be over for most of us, if your season hasn’t been ended already. My teams went 1-for-5 on what I will now call Black Sunday, so the best I can do in my...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The Ed Reed era is officially over in Baltimore, though the safety will always be considered one of the greatest Ravens players of all-time -- and arguably the most entertaining, as my colleague Childs Walker wrote today.
In this excellent piece on...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 6:13 PM
The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene.
MMA FIGHTER MAGAKIAN READY TO KEEP ROLLING
Rolling through competition throughout the Southern California regional circuit, Glendale mixed-martial-artist Sevak Magakian will continue on his...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 7:15 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel will look back at the Ravens' previous game and that of their next opponent.
Cowboys 18, Bears 34
(Note: We are looking at Dallas' game before Sunday's bye.)
Strategy: The Cowboys used...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 10:43 AM
Aside from an uncharacteristic 157-yard outburst by the Philadelphia Eagles' Brent Celek in Week 2, the Ravens have succeeded at containing opposing tight ends this season. Only one has caught a touchdown, the Houston Texans' Owen Daniels, and none...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:48 PM
Holding court inside the Ravens' locker room Thursday, veteran free safety Ed Reed was in no hurry to head toward the exit door.
Reed is following a similar unrushed, stress-free approach toward addressing his uncertain future with the team after 11...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 6:18 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel will look back at the previous game of the Ravens and their next opponent. The Ravens will play the Eagles at 1 p.m. on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field.
Eagles 17, Browns 16