| Oct 30, 2014
Apprentice jockey Lauralea Glaser, 20, made her riding debut in Wednesday's second race at Laurel Park, rallying from last aboard Breezy Girl to earn her first lifetime win. "It doesn't get better than this," said Glaser, a 20-year-old...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Former Ravens and Maryland cornerback Domonique Foxworth has been named chief operating officer of the National Basketball Players Association.
Foxworth was previously the president of the NFL Players Association. Retired from the NFL since 2012,...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Roger Goodell’s mishandling of the Ray Rice domestic violence affair probably has National Football League owners weighing whether he should be replaced as commissioner, according to management and public relations experts. “He’s in...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:26 AM
Steelers defensive back Ryan Clark wondered what teammates would be able to say to Michael Sam, the Missouri defensive end who publicly announced he is gay.
Well, Ryan, how about, “Hey, dude, how are you doing?’’
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Eric Winston was elected president of the NFL Players Assn. on Wednesday, three years after he was active for the union during the lockout.
The 30-year-old offensive lineman was the Arizona Cardinals' starting right tackle last season, his eighth in the...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Jimmy Smith knew it was real the first time he walked up the big hill to football practice, his 18-year-old lungs unable to find enough air. In the years that followed, the images of husky linemen, gasping on the sidelines, only confirmed the potency of...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 9:02 AM
They will probably lock eyes more than a few times Saturday, one of the best offensive players of his generation staring straight ahead at one of the era's best defenders.
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning will spot Ray Lewis across the line of...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs is among a group of football players who have put their names and jersey numbers on a T-shirt line that celebrates LGBT Pride Month.
The NFL Players' Association has launched a One Team Pride Shirts T-shirt line meant...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:48 AM
Sportswriters inevitably get the question: How do you cover teams you once loved as a fan?
The standard answer is that you stop rooting for the jersey and start rooting for the best story. That’s true to a point but incomplete. It’s near...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:06 PM
In attempt to attract more television viewers to the Pro Bowl and also make the game more appealing its players, the NFL and the players union on Wednesday announced major changes to spice up the game's format.
The NFL has eliminated the traditional...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Retired Ravens center Matt Birk is joining the NFL as an appeals officer on player discipline, replacing former NFL coach Art Shell.
Birk confirmed the appointment in a text message to The Baltimore Sun.
A six-time Pro Bowl selection, Birk retired...