| Sep 22, 2013
Two decades ago, he was one of three young traders who made $27 million in 22 days trading the stock of a bankrupt company on the Chicago Stock Exchange, becoming known as one of "the bad boys of arbitrage."
Assessing that deal, a federal appeals...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Most Ravens fans will tell you that inside linebacker Ray Lewis was the greatest draft pick in franchise history.
But the fine stat heads over at ESPN have calculated that Lewis was the NFL’s most valuable pick since 1994.
In this week’s...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:34 PM
Marvin Lewis was the Ravens' defensive coordinator in 1996 when the franchise set its foundation with the drafting of offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden and middle linebacker Ray Lewis.
Year after year, he watched Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome and...
| Sep 25, 2013
For those who think the Eagles have no chance this Sunday in Denver against the Broncos, think again. The Las Vegas oddsmakers, who know more about football than the players and coaches themselves (and even some sports writers), have concluded......
| Sep 12, 2012
| 4:23 AM
Besides his father, few coaches' words hold greater weight with John Harbaugh than Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid.
It was Reid who shifted Harbaugh to secondary coach during his final season on the Eagles' coaching staff, a move that boosted the...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Mitch Ross, owner of S.W.A.T.S. (Sports With Alternatives to Steroids), refused to provide text messages or shipping labels that would confirm the allegations that he provided a deer antler velvet spray to retiring Ravens inside linebacker Ray Lewis...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Here’s a look at what other media outlets are saying about the Baltimore Ravens as they head into the NFL scouting combine, which starts on Wednesday in Indianapolis, and free agency, which begins on March 13.
Peter King of Sports Illustrated is...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:40 AM
At the NFL Scouting Combine late last month, Ravens coach John Harbaugh acknowledged something that was probably pretty obvious to anybody even remotely familiar with the team’s salary cap situation.
“I don’t see us spending high...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:50 PM
General manager Phil Emery was on the job for less than two months when he accomplished something Jerry Angelo failed to do in more than a decade — acquire a legitimate No. 1 wide receiver.
The addition of Brandon Marshall in a trade with the...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 6:04 AM
Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss former NFL star Plaxico Burress, who was released from prison on Monday. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own.
Dan Pompei, Chicago Tribune
| Jun 29, 2011
Still better than most
Los Angeles Times
There aren't many athletes who could overcome a devastating knee injury this late in a career and come back to make a contribution. Then again, Terrell Owens is a physical freak who has defied long...