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Will Sunday's Super Bowl mark the end of an era for Ravens?

Will Sunday's Super Bowl mark the end of an era for Ravens?

baltimoresun.com Updated Feb 2, 2013
Several key players, including Ed Reed, Kruger, Ellerbe and Cary Williams, could join Ray Lewis on way out of Baltimore after tonight's game The vision has consumed some of them for almost a decade. During their most painful moments as Ravens, they wond…
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  • Torrey Smith wins NFL's Never Say Never Moment of the Year

    Torrey Smith wins NFL's Never Say Never Moment of the Year

    baltimoresun.com Feb 2, 2013
    Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith's dramatic performance against the New England Patriots was recognized with an award Saturday night on the eve of the Super Bowl.
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  • Schmuck: Forget everything else, it all comes down to winning t…

    Schmuck: Forget everything else, it all comes down to winning the game

    baltimoresun.com Feb 2, 2013
    Lewis' last ride is nice story, but it won't mean anything if Ravens loseThis isn't just Ray Lewis' last ride anymore. It isn't just the heart-warming story of two competitive brothers meeting on the NFL's biggest stage. It isn't about Joe Flacco's stat…
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  • Pro Football Hall Of Fame Calls Up Sapp, Parcells, Ogden, Allen…

    Pro Football Hall Of Fame Calls Up Sapp, Parcells, Ogden, Allen and Carter

    The NFL's next Hall of Fame class, just announced, has a few dudes the TV made famous. There's Bill Parcells, who made a coaching career of winning two Super Bowls with the Giants and then convincing other teams believe he might ever do it again; Chris …
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  • Kickers Tucker, Akers enter Super Bowl from different paths

    Kickers Tucker, Akers enter Super Bowl from different paths

    baltimoresun.com Feb 2, 2013
    Ravens rookie has had much more success this year, but 49ers veteran has experience on his side Justin Tucker and David Akers may be members of a very small NFL fraternity, but they represent opposing ends of the spectrum.
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  • Modell family disappointed, yet 'extremely honored'

    Modell family disappointed, yet 'extremely honored'

    Former Ravens owner Art Modell did not make it to the final cut during Saturday’s voting for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. When the ballot was narrowed from 15 to 10 modern-day finalists (plus two senior nominees), Modell’s name was not on the list.
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  • Jacoby Jones’ mom keeps Ravens happy with her New Orleans cooki…

    Jacoby Jones’ mom keeps Ravens happy with her New Orleans cooking

    yahoo.com Feb 2, 2013
    The Baltimore Ravens like receiver/returner Jacoby Jones for a lot of reasons. They like his ability to take it to the house when he returns a punt or kickoff (he had three total return touchdowns this season), and they certainly liked his speed when he…
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  • Ray Lewis and the Baltimore Ravens will have super sparkly shoe…

    Ray Lewis and the Baltimore Ravens will have super sparkly shoes for Super Bowl Sunday

    yahoo.com Feb 2, 2013
    For his last football game, Ray Lewis is going to sparkle. All of the Baltimore Ravens will wear custom cleats made by Under Armour, a company based in Baltimore, Md. But the Ravens' retiring star will wear gold Under Armour cleats with the kind of shin…
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  • If Your Super Bowl Party Doesn't Have A Grid Pool, You're Just …

    If Your Super Bowl Party Doesn't Have A Grid Pool, You're Just Getting Fatter And Watching Commercials

    deadspin.com Feb 2, 2013
    The first time I heard a grid pool described, my father was coming home with a pocketful of bills he'd just won down at his favorite watering hole. Essentially you make a 10-by-10 grid, strip numbers vertically and horizontally, buy a square, and if the…
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  • 49ers, Ravens let family and friends attend Saturday practices

    49ers, Ravens let family and friends attend Saturday practices

    profootballtalk.com Feb 2, 2013
    As the 49ers and Ravens had their final Super Bowl practices on Saturday at the Superdome, both Harbaugh brothers allowed players and coaches to bring their friends and families along, on the theory that the most important thing at this late point is to…
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  • Candid Chris Canty: NY Giants defensive tackle preparing to tac…

    Candid Chris Canty: NY Giants defensive tackle preparing to tackle a career behind the microphone

    nydailynews.com Feb 2, 2013
    Chris Canty will watch Sunday’s Ravens-49ers matchup in Super Bowl XLVII with a critical eye. And it will have nothing to do with studying players he’ll go up against in the future.
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  • Injured Ravens like Webb and McClain still bask in Super Bowl e…

    Injured Ravens like Webb and McClain still bask in Super Bowl experience

    baltimoresun.com Feb 2, 2013
    'We just have to enjoy it with our teammates,' McClain says NEW ORLEANS - Walking around the Mercedes-Benz Superdome with just a trace of a limp, Lardarius Webb paused for a moment, took a long look around and smiled.
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  • As in their previous meeting, Pitta could be the difference vs.…

    As in their previous meeting, Pitta could be the difference vs. 49ers

    baltimoresun.com Feb 2, 2013
    Ravens tight end has become one of team's surest receivers in his third season NEW ORLEANS - The first time John Harbaugh and Jim Harbaugh coached against each other in the NFL, the game came down to a catch by a young tight end.
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  • Ravens fans outnumber 49ers supporters in New Orleans

    Ravens fans outnumber 49ers supporters in New Orleans

    baltimoresun.com Feb 2, 2013
    Ravens fans in New Orleans clearly out numbers fans from San Francisco.
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  • Culliver to have sensitivity training, help youth

    Culliver to have sensitivity training, help youth

    CNNSI.com Feb 2, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver will begin sensitivity training and education immediately after the Super Bowl following his anti-gay remarks this week, then start volunteer work with at-risk homosexual youth nationwide…
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  • The Ravens Kicking Coach Is Already Mayor Of One New Jersey Tow…

    The Ravens Kicking Coach Is Already Mayor Of One New Jersey Town, Wants To Be Governor

    deadspin.com Feb 2, 2013
    Randy Brown has been the mayor of Evesham Township in New Jersey since 2007, and the Baltimore Ravens kicking coach since 2008. Brown was once kicking coach of the Chicago Bears, a consultant with the Eagles, and has run a kicking camp. In his tenure wi…
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  • Final Word: Super Bowl XLVII

    Final Word: Super Bowl XLVII

    ESPN.com yahoo.com Feb 2, 2013
    Five nuggets of knowledge about the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII: Super sendoff: There is no better way for Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis to end his illustrious 17-year career than with a Super Bowl victory. Lewis would join an elite group of star…
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  • Cheerleader says Ravens left her home because she gained weight

    Cheerleader says Ravens left her home because she gained weight

    profootballtalk.com Feb 2, 2013
    Deer antler spray isn’t the only bizarre controversy surrounding the Ravens at the Super Bowl: A cheerleader says the team didn’t bring her to the Super Bowl because she gained weight during the season. Courtney Lenz, who has just concluded her fifth
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  • Roger Goodell responds to critics of NFL's discipline

    Roger Goodell responds to critics of NFL's discipline

    baltimoresun.com Feb 2, 2013
    Throughout Super Bowl week, players have been asked to comment on the NFL’s disciplinary system and the attempt by the commissioner’s office to reduce the violent hits that most often lead to injuries. Most of them have been critical of the league’s
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  • What time is the Super Bowl?: Answers to your questions about t…

    What time is the Super Bowl?: Answers to your questions about the big game

    yahoo.com Feb 2, 2013
    After two weeks of hype, Super Bowl XLVII is almost here. The San Francisco 49ers will be looking for a record-tying sixth Super Bowl championship while the Baltimore Ravens will be looking to send Ray Lewis into retirement with the second title in fran…
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  • Keeping Score: What Stats and Simulations Say About the Super B…

    Keeping Score: What Stats and Simulations Say About the Super Bowl

    nytimes.com Feb 2, 2013
    The 49ers have the edge in several key statistical categories that can help predict the winner of the Super Bowl.
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  • Video - The Harbaugh DNA 04:00

    The Harbaugh DNA

    Feb 2
    Childhood friends of the Harbaugh brothers, John and Jeff Minick, share their childhood experiences that have molded John and Jim into winners.
  • Video - Jonathan Ogden selected to 2013 Hall of Fame 06:52

    Jonathan Ogden selected to 2013 Hall of Fame

    Feb 2
    Former Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden expresses his joy and appreciation as a Hall of Fame Class of 2013 enshrinee.
  • Video - Brace Yourself For The Super Bowl 02:53

    Brace Yourself For The Super Bowl

    Feb 2
    Prim Siripipat talks with Stephania Bell about a high-tech brace that two key players will be wearing on Super Bowl Sunday

Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: How to fix the Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Feb 2
    NEW ORLEANS -- The Pro Football Hall of Fame will announce its Class of 2013 this afternoon in a nationally televised program from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, and it wants fans to Tweet their thoughts about the selection process, with the ha…