| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — In its ascent up the mountain of American popular culture, the NFL has studiously protected its brand, turning down many Hollywood offers to collaborate and limiting the extent of the partnerships it has forged.
So much for all that....
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:56 AM
The NFL is fiercely protective of its image and seldom gives Hollywood permission to use its marks, team names and logos. As a result, moviegoers wind up watching teams such as the Boston Rebels ("The Game Plan"), Los Angeles Outlaws ("Against All Odds"),...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Two days after he was in New York to accept the NFL’s Salute to Service Award, Ravens coach John Harbaugh embarked on another trip to honor the U.S. military.
Harbaugh this week has joined Gen. Raymond Odierno, the Army chief of staff, on a trip...
| May 30, 2014
| 6:48 AM
When the Ravens' offense broke the huddle during this week's organized team activities, one of the biggest changes was the first player to touch the football on each play.
The Ravens added Jeremy Zuttah as their new starting center in March, trading a...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:47 PM
After watching ESPN’s “Monday Night Countdown” show, I wondered why they even bothered to play the game.
All I heard for two hours, was how unstoppable Lions receiver Calvin Johnson was, and how all but impossible it was for the Ravens...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The World Cup has been a boon to ESPN, not that the all-powerful sports media player needs it.
The network carved out an overnight rating of 6.3 for the U.S.-Germany game -- well below its record 9.1 rating (18.2 million viewers) for the Americans'...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:50 AM
Sarah Harbaugh, wife of San Francisco 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh, wants to talk about a serious condition affecting countless men in our country. “I’m talking, of course, about dad pants,” she says in a public service announcement,...
| Oct 29, 2013
The last two weeks of Eagles watching have turned the fans' bandwagon into a flaming wreck. Believe me, I share this frustration. It's been painful to watch. But with the schedule half-completed at 3-5, let's discuss in a more analytical......
| Sep 12, 2013
The NFL Network had a show devoted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame candidates for 2014 on Wednesday night, a show called "Hall of Fame: The Contenders" in which the analysts talked about the new candidates who will be considered on Feb. 1 when next year'...
| Oct 9, 2011
Al Davis, the tough-minded owner of the Oakland Raiders who transformed a failing team into a three-time Super Bowl champion and one of the most successful franchises in professional football only to preside over its dramatic decline in recent years, died...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Win the Super Bowl, and head to Disney. It's a tradition now since Phil Sims uttered the words, "I'm going to Disney World" after winning Super Bowl XXI with the New York Giants in 1987.
Now, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco gets the free trip...