| Jul 7, 2011
| 6:37 AM
| Jul 7, 2011
| 8:30 AM
We have countless awesome sports photos in the archives here at The Baltimore Sun, and I have decided to share one with you each week in a regular feature called "Throwback Thursday." With former Baltimore Colts tight end John Mackey passing away...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 5:00 AM
In death, legendary Baltimore Colts tight end John Mackey will undoubtedly be remembered for how he played the game. The 6-foot, 2-inch, 230-pounder who played from 1963 to 1972 set the standard for his position, combining speed and power like no tight...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 7:30 AM
John Mackey was quite simply the greatest tight end in NFL history, and the Baltimore Colts were America's team before there was an America's Team.
I hope Mackey and Johnny U. are having a great game of catch in Heaven. God bless him and his entire...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 6:25 PM
Kevin Mackey surveyed the room filled with former Baltimore Colts who'd come to pay homage to his late father, John Mackey, and shook his head.
"I'm blown away," he said. "The fact that all of these players would show up tells me that they had a lot of...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 7:45 PM
Deion Sanders and Shannon Sharpe both used to talk a good game after they danced, pranced and entertained fans and media.
But it took much more than talk and showmanship to reach the Pro Football Hall of Fame, where both men were enshrined Saturday night...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 5:30 PM
Two of the most influential men in the National Football League, commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ association executive director DeMaurice Smith, are scheduled to speak at a memorial service Saturday for John Mackey, the former Baltimore Colt...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 4:50 PM
Each week, we bring you a Q&A with a Ravens player, coach or team executive to help you learn a little more about the team. Today's guest is O.J. Brigance.
O.J. Brigance sits at a table in Sullivan's Steakhouse, speaking with his eyes.
| Nov 15, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Notre Dame senior wide receiver Michael Floyd and junior tight end Tyler Eifert have been named semifinalists for the Biletnikoff Award and the Mackey Award, respectively. Floyd is one of 10 finalists for the award given to the nation's best wide...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 9:45 PM
Sitting on stage alongside his aging teammates, having dinner during the Sports Legend Museum induction at Martin's West Tuesday night, 85-year-old Gino Marchetti will chew on this:
"It's amazing to me that, after all these years, people are still...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 7:36 AM
Baltimore Colts Hall of Famers Art Donovan, Lenny Moore, Gino Marchetti, Raymond Berry, Weeb Ewbank, John Mackey and Jim Parker will be inducted into the Hall of Legends at the Sports Legends Museum on Dec. 6, the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation announced...