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Colts OC Arians hospitalized, misses game

Colts OC Arians hospitalized, misses game

Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians was taken to a hospital Sunday with an undisclosed illness and will not be with the team for its wild-card playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens.
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  • Ravens linebacker Dannell Ellerbe downplays sprained right ankl…

    Ravens linebacker Dannell Ellerbe downplays sprained right ankle

    baltimoresun.com Jan 6, 2013
    Baltimore Ravens inside linebacker aggravated injury againRavens starting inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe downplayed the severity of an injury that sidelined him during the fourth quarter Sunday when he aggravated a sprained right ankle.
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  • Quick Take: Ravens at Broncos

    Quick Take: Ravens at Broncos

    Five things to know about next Sunday’s Baltimore Ravens-Denver Broncos playoff game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High: 1. Can Ravens end Manning's mastery? Baltimore hasn't beaten Peyton Manning since 2001, when the Ravens were defending Super Bow
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  • Fans praise Lewis' efforts on and off the field

    Fans praise Lewis' efforts on and off the field

    Quann D. Massey heard his phone ringing at 2 o'clock Sunday morning. The screen showed an unfamiliar number.
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  • Mike Preston grades the Ravens' 24-9 win over the Indianapolis …

    Mike Preston grades the Ravens' 24-9 win over the Indianapolis Colts

    Mike Preston grades the Ravens' 24-9 win over the Indianapolis Colts
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  • Ravens running game powers offense to win

    Ravens running game powers offense to win

    Rookie Bernard Pierce and veteran Ray Rice combine for more than 200 yardsThe way Ray Rice and Bernard Pierce are rolling up yards, the Ravens' running back duo may need a nickname of their own.
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  • Kevin Cowherd: Paul Kruger turns emotions of the day into game-…

    Kevin Cowherd: Paul Kruger turns emotions of the day into game-changing performance

    baltimoresun.com Jan 6, 2013
    Paul Kruger tried not to get swept up in the emotional tidal wave that washed over M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday.
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  • Emotional Rescue: The Ravens parlayed Ray Lewis' final home pla…

    Emotional Rescue: The Ravens parlayed Ray Lewis' final home playoff…

    CNNSI.com Jan 6, 2013
    The Ravens parlayed Ray Lewis' final home playoff game into a 24-9 win over the Colts. Emotion will only take you so far in the playoffs and the hot Broncos await, says Don Banks.
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  • Matt Birk not at a stage to make decision about retirement

    Matt Birk not at a stage to make decision about retirement

    baltimoresun.com Jan 6, 2013
    Fifteen-year center said he's not making a decision until he has toLike Ed Reed, Matt Birk has a decision to make about his future with the Ravens. And like the free safety, the 15-year center declined to say whether he envisioned playing out the final …
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  • Anquan Boldin gives Ravens record-setting day

    Anquan Boldin gives Ravens record-setting day

    Ravens wide receiver records 145 yards and a touchdown in winBefore Sunday's 24-9 win over the Indianapolis Colts, wide receiver Anquan Boldin, not a man of many words, approached quarterback Joe Flacco and told him he that had 200 receiving yards in hi…
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  • Von Miller says Facebook post on Joe Flacco isn’t from him

    Von Miller says Facebook post on Joe Flacco isn’t from him

    yahoo.com Jan 6, 2013
    What looked like a moment on trash talk from Broncos linebacker Von Miller apparently was a hoax, as a Broncos spokesman said the message in question isn't from Miller and he hasn't been on Facebook lately and the account in question has no affiliation …
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  • Ed Reed still not considering his future

    Ed Reed still not considering his future

    baltimoresun.com Jan 6, 2013
    Despite witnessing the reception Ravens fans gave Ray Lewis, the free safety is keeping his focus on the playoffs and the Denver BroncosEd Reed had a front-row seat for Ray Lewis’ swan song at M&T Bank Stadium Sunday in what would eventually be the Rave
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  • Pagano expresses pride, not regret

    Pagano expresses pride, not regret

    baltimoresun.com Jan 6, 2013
    Colts coach Chuck Pagano was understandably disappointed in the outcome of Sunday’s playoff game against the Ravens, but he said after the game that he was not disappointed in his team. Quite the contrary.
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  • Ray Lewis Lined Up One Last Time In Baltimore And Drooled All O…

    Ray Lewis Lined Up One Last Time In Baltimore And Drooled All Over Himself: Ravens-Colts In Four GIFs

    deadspin.com Jan 6, 2013
    Baltimore 24, Indianapolis 9: Ray Lewis was all over the broadcast, which is to be expected. It was his last game at M&T Bank Stadium and someone, somewhere decided that we all love Ray Lewis. He's clearly a divisive figure, however, and nothing typ…
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  • Chadiha: Divisional playoffs bring out the best

    Chadiha: Divisional playoffs bring out the best

    ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    What feats and surprises does the second round of the postseason have in store?
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  • Slow start for Ravens-Colts

    Slow start for Ravens-Colts

    So far, the highlight has been Ray Lewis dancing, and some suspect geography by referee Mike Carey. The Colts and Ravens are still in a scoreless tie, each side offering up a fumble to staff progress. After Ravens running back Ray Rice put one on the gr…
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  • Your NFL Wildcard Open Thread

    Your NFL Wildcard Open Thread

    deadspin.com Jan 6, 2013
    Indianapolis at Baltimore (CBS) 1:00 p.m.: This could be the last time Ray Lewis plays and it will definitely be the last game he plays at home in Baltimore after the Bengals lost yesterday. Depending on your point of view, that is either a good thing, …
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  • Ray Lewis Is A Festivus Miracle

    Ray Lewis Is A Festivus Miracle

    deadspin.com Jan 6, 2013
    Going back to Brian Billick's days in Baltimore, the Ravens have refused to say the word "playoffs." Instead, the team adopted a code word to be used by the entire organization when describing post-season play (and selling merch): Festivus. More »
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  • Jah Reid, Joe Reitz headline Ravens, Colts inactive lists

    Jah Reid, Joe Reitz headline Ravens, Colts inactive lists

    In what will be his final game in front of the home crowd at M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore Ravens inside linebacker Ray Lewis is active and will start in Sunday's wild-card playoff game against the Indianapolis Colts. Lewis, who has not played since t…
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  • Ravens' tailgaters express gratitude for Lewis in his playoff f…

    Ravens' tailgaters express gratitude for Lewis in his playoff farewell

    baltimoresun.com Jan 6, 2013
    Marquetta Sullivan, 56, of Annapolis, sparkled like a purple jewel on Lot J on Sunday morning - metallic ribbons in her hair, nine necklaces around her neck, frosted purple eye shadow and a Ravens' tattoo on her cheek - all for the playoffs and to mar
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  • Chuck Pagano: I underestimated how great Colts fans were

    Chuck Pagano: I underestimated how great Colts fans were

    profootballtalk.com Jan 6, 2013
    The remarkable story of Chuck Pagano’s first year as Colts head coach adds another chapter with Sunday’s game against the Ravens and the coach took a little time before the game to recognize the team’s fans. Pagano sent an open letter to the Indiana
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  • Mike Shanahan Lied When He Said That A Doctor Cleared Robert Gr…

    Mike Shanahan Lied When He Said That A Doctor Cleared Robert Griffin III To Play After He Sprained His Knee In Week 14

    During Washington's 31-28 victory over the the Ravens five weeks ago, Haloti Ngata brought down Robert Griffin III during the fourth quarter, leaving Griffin limping. Griffin sat out one play, then returned for four more, going 2/3 and advancing Washing…
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  • DeCosta spurned Jets, too

    DeCosta spurned Jets, too

    profootballtalk.com Jan 6, 2013
    As the Jets try to hire a new General Manager, the list of guys who don’t want the job is almost as long as the list of the guys who do. Previously, Tom Heckert and Bill Polian said “thanks” and then “no thanks.”  Now, Adam Schefter of ESPN rep
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  • Countdown Live: Colts-Ravens

    Countdown Live: Colts-Ravens

    ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    Join our ESPN.com NFL experts as they break down the AFC wild-card game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Baltimore Ravens. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 1 p.m. ET. See you there. Countdown Live: Colts-Ravens
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  • Good morning from Baltimore

    Good morning from Baltimore

    ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    BALTIMORE -- Emotions always run high in the playoffs, but no postseason game this weekend will strike a chord like Sunday's wild-card game between the Baltimore Ravens and Indianapolis Colts. This playoff game features the unwelcomed homecoming of the …
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  • Video - Divisional preview: Baltimore Ravens vs. Denver Broncos 01:14

    Divisional preview: Baltimore Ravens vs. Denver Broncos

    Jan 6
    The Baltimore Ravens will travel to Denver to take on Peyton Manning and the Broncos in the AFC divisional matchup. What will happen in Peyton Manning's first playoff game in over a year? The "GameDay Final" crew breaks down the matchup.
  • Video - How did the Ravens win? 03:30

    How did the Ravens win?

    Jan 6
    "NFL GameDay Final" analyzes how the Baltimore Ravens were able to beat the Indianapolis Colts on Wild Card Weekend.
  • Video - GameDay: Indianapolis Colts vs. Baltimore Ravens highlights 04:29

    GameDay: Indianapolis Colts vs. Baltimore Ravens highlights

    Jan 6
    Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin sets a new franchise record with 145 receiving yards and one touchdown, and future Hall of Famer Ray Lewis racks up 13 tackles as the Ravens defeat Andrew Luck and the Colts 24-9 in the AFC Wild Card Game.
  • Video - Ray Lewis wired for sound 02:30

    Ray Lewis wired for sound

    Jan 6
    Listen in as future Hall of Famer Ray Lewis was wired for sound during the Colts-Ravens wild card matchup, Lewis' final game in Baltimore.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Ravens win one for Lewis, but they get no prize in Broncos rema…

    Jan 6
    BALTIMORE -- So Ray Lewis got to take his victory lap, and the Baltimore Ravens get to live another week. I hope they all enjoyed Sunday's 24-9 playoff conquest of the Indianapolis Colts at M&T Bank Stadium, because next week in Denver could be a ve…
  • NFL playoffs -- After mild-card round, NFC divisional round gets better

    Jan 6
    After uninspired "mild-card" games, the divisional round matchups should be better, writes John Clayton.
  • Chadiha: Divisional playoffs bring out the best

    Jan 6
    What feats and surprises does the second round of the postseason have in store?