| Feb 12, 2013
| 9:18 AM
The job description for Ravens Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach requires him to use his body like a battering ram to open up holes for Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice.
Leach is regarded as the most punishing lead blocker in the game, delivering big shots to...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
| Jan 17, 2013
| 2:16 PM
For a big man, Vince Wilfork moves around a lot. On one snap, he can be at left defensive end or tackle. On another snap, he can be at the same position on the right side.
Sometimes, Wilfork can line up directly over the center.
But he's always in...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 11:12 PM
Tennis--Australian Open, same-day tape, 1 p.m. (ESPN2), 8 and 2:30 a.m. (ESPN2)
Cycling--Tour Down Under, Stage 1, same-day tape, 2:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
Men’s College Basketball--Iowa at Ohio State, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network);...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Ray Rice knifed through the heart of the New England Patriots defense, into the end zone and into our collective memories, his 83-yard touchdown run in the 2009 playoffs quickly becoming one of the most unforgettable plays in Ravens history and in his...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Replacement refs or cockroaches? Which would you rather have in your home?
Unfortunately, I don't have a direct answer about your feelings but we can get a good idea based on the work of Public Policy Polling, located in Raleigh, N.C. They took a poll...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 6:48 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots, bidding to go to their sixth Super Bowl in the past 12 years, are back in the AFC championship game.
Now, they'll have to get by without star tight end Rob Gronkowski.
Gronkowski, who returned from a broken...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Ravens 38, Broncos 35, 2OT
Strategy: It took a ton of wise decisions to triumph in the instant classic. Jim Caldwell blended aggressive deep passes with an old-fashioned approach on the ground, piling up 479 yards of total offense. Joe Flacco trusted...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 10:17 AM
Jajuan Dulaney watched “pretty much every game” the Maryland football team played in 2012, suffering along with other Terps fans as four quarterbacks suffered season-ending injuries. Despite the disappointment of a 4-8 season, the Maryland-...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Bengals 23, Ravens 17
Strategy: Believing that upgraded health in the postseason trumps building momentum, the Ravens rested injured players and key starters. And it worked as there were no serious injuries. The offense was run differently to...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 7:22 PM
HOUSTON — With a sinister smile, safety Danieal Manning strutted to his locker, nodding his head as if to say, "I told you so."
Manning promised the Texans defense would "get its swag back" following a disappointing conclusion to the regular...