| Oct 30, 2011
| 8:20 PM
You can understand why Jay DeMerit didn’t initially jump at the opportunity to make a documentary about his life.
Sure, the UIC alum knew his story was worthy of the big-screen treatment — it’s not every day that someone who went...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 6:52 AM
The NFL Network's Warren Sapp just said this morning that he exchanged text messsage with Ray Lewis, and the Ravens linebacker said that he will not play this afternoon against the Cincinnati Bengals at M&T Bank Stadium.
Lewis hasn't practiced all week...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 5:30 PM
With Michael Phelps’ script calling for him to exit pool left after these Games, every day brings another last — of a particular race, for example, or a final matchup against a worthy rival. But even after four Olympics, Phelps is finding...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Stephen Paea is injured. Of course he is. It’s what he does, occasionally finding a spasm of health and talent to rush the passer.
Paea had a bad knee last season, then underwent arthroscopic surgery and looked like a player during the early...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Midway through my conversation with Imagine Dragons lead singer Dan Reynolds and his wife, Aja Volkman, in Nellcote's private dining area last week, Volkman — whose band, Nico Vega, opened for Imagine Dragons earlier that night at the House of Blues...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 6:50 PM
Tony's I-75 Restaurant in Birch Run, Mich., is proud home of what might well be the nation's largest BLT. Each sandwich contains a pound of bacon — about 25 to 30 deep-fried strips — stacked about 8 inches high between two slabs of white...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Retired Ravens offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden and the late former majority owner Art Modell have made the cut and are now among 27 semifinalists for consideration for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2013.
Ogden joins the following five first-year...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 11:29 AM
The Ravens' defense won't have to worry about being haunted Sunday by elusive Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, one of the best improvisational players in the league.
Instead, they'll try to exploit the emergency presence of struggling...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 11:26 AM
A longtime friend and former teammate of middle linebacker Ray Lewis, Hall of Fame cornerback Deion Sanders opined that perhaps the former NFL Defensive Player of the Year is retiring from football because he feels his teammates aren't matching his...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 6:53 PM
The news of Ravens legendary middle linebacker Ray Lewis' upcoming retirement triggered plenty of strong reactions around the league.
Respect, homage and sadness were all expressed upon learning that the defensive icon will walk away from the game...
| Jan 12, 2013
Art Modell, the owner who brought the Ravens to Baltimore, and Jonathan Ogden, the team's first draft pick, were among 15 modern-era finalists announced Friday for the 2013 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
The announcement, which came four months...