| Jun 16, 2015
| 5:20 AM
First the name: La'el. It's pronounced Lah-EL.
"It's Hebrew," explained La'el Collins.
It was given to him by his grandmother.
On July 26, 1993 his mother's 29th birthday baby boy Collins entered this world in a Baton Rouge, La., hospital with his...
| Jun 9, 2015
| 5:03 AM
Ravens rookie wide receiver Breshad Perriman is as advertised, so far. The 6-foot-2, 212-pound speedster from Central Florida is big, fast and explosive.
The first-round NFL draft pick displayed his deep speed in team drills Monday and caught a long...
| Jun 8, 2015
| 3:30 AM
NFL coaches characterize offseason practices as more of a classroom than a place to measure readiness for competition. Contact drills are prohibited and several key veterans tend to skip the voluntary workouts.
The Ravens use their spring practices to...
| Jun 2, 2015
| 4:12 AM
When the Ravens drafted Texas Southern cornerback Tray Walker in the fourth round of the NFL draft, they understood that he was in demand in the middle rounds.
Although he was regarded as a sleeper after not being invited to the NFL scouting combine,...
| May 27, 2015
| 7:20 PM
Those who attended the 2015 NFL Draft and outdoor fan festival in downtown Chicago nearly four weeks ago aren't the only ones who got to take advantage of the action for free.
The NFL did too.
After a request from the NFL and tourism booster Choose...
| May 27, 2015
| 12:09 PM
Ravens wide receiver Michael Campanaro suffered a quadriceps injury during organized team activities on Wednesday, according to NFL sources.
The severity of the injury for the River Hill graduate is still being determined.
Campanaro was able to walk...
| May 26, 2015
| 9:03 AM
MONTREAL -- Michael Sam says his priority is helping the Montreal Alouettes win, not making history as the first openly gay player in the Canadian Football League.
Sam was signed to a two-year deal by the Alouettes last week. He was introduced Tuesday...
| May 1, 2015
| 7:48 PM
As the NFL draft gears down in the final four rounds in downtown Chicago, fans will have a little more run of the place on Day 3.
Newly minted NFL players crossed the Auditorium Theatre stage to flashing lights and pop songs on Thursday and Friday,...
| May 4, 2015
| 2:02 PM
A day after expressing its satisfaction with Chicago's hosting of the NFL draft last week, a league spokesman said officials will weigh their options for next year before the start of the 2015 season.
"We will take some time to evaluate the success of...
| May 22, 2015
| 10:18 AM
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted by an NFL team, has signed a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League.
Sam, who recently performed on the ABC reality program "Dancing With the Stars," is...
| May 22, 2015
| 11:58 AM
MONTREAL — Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL, signed a two-year contract Friday with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football league.
General manager Jim Popp considered Sam's sexuality a nonissue.