| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:02 AM
The NFL will release its regular-schedule tonight at 8 p.m. during an NFL Network special which is expected to confirm what the Ravens have suspected for weeks: They'll open the season on Sept. 5 against the Denver Broncos.
The league is holding off...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 6:33 PM
The Ravens won’t get their season-opening home game, like reigning Super Bowl champions have for the last decade. But they will play four prime-time games, including a Thanksgiving night showdown at home against the rival Pittsburgh Steelers, and...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Imagine the football field as a chess board, its synthetic green grass replaced with two-toned squares.
Picture wideouts as rooks rocketing up and down the edges of the board and backs as bishops slashing through a front line of pawns. Tight ends and...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 9:38 PM
Representing Dunbar High with a maroon suit and maroon tie, Tavon Austin strolled into Radio City Music Hall around 7 p.m. Thursday night to see his lifelong dream fulfilled.
At 7:34 p.m., he and 22 other top prospects were introduced to the crowd....
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:37 PM
One of my favorite assignments in the past year or so was the feature I did this week on former Dunbar and West Virginia star Tavon Austin, who for weeks has had talent evaluators in NFL organizations and in the media salivating about what he might do...
| May 7, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...
| May 22, 2013
| 1:45 PM
“You don’t replace Anquan” Boldin.
Those are the words of Tandon Doss, the man who is expected to be one of the leading combatants in the offseason royal rumble to replace the veteran receiver who was traded to the San Francisco...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 10:17 AM
The Miami Dolphins started newly acquired offensive lineman Bryant McKinnie at left tackle in Sunday's game against the New England Patriots.
McKinnie, a 12-year veteran, replaced Jonathan Martin. Martin, the team's 2012 second-round pick, returned to...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Week 9 waiver targets for fantasy football leagues:
Indianapolis wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey (owned in 45 percent of Yahoo leagues)
In five NFL seasons, Darrius Heyward-Bey never has played all 16 games and has yet to eclipse 64 catches in a year....
| Jun 29, 2013
| 6:47 PM
The New England Patriots have been the model franchise for the National Football League.
Owner Robert Kraft embodies all the best values we look for in sports — character, integrity, stability and high standards for off-field behavior. They were...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:07 AM
The consequences were swift for Denver Broncos director of player personnel Matt Russell and director of pro personnel Tom Heckert in the wake of their arrests for driving under the influence in Colorado.
Russell was suspended indefinitely without pay...