Baltimore Sports News and Rumors
ESPN.com 2 hours agoHistory says the Cincinnati Bengals are going to have a tough time beating Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco in Sunday's season opener. Since Flacco entered the league in 2008, only one quarterback has won more Week 1 games than Flacco. That's Tom…Upvote Share Tweetbaltimoresun.com 3 hours agoBaltimore Sun reporter Jeff Zrebiec looks at several topics about the Ravens as they prepare to open the 2014 season against the Cincinnati Bengals at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday.Upvote Share Tweetbaltimoresun.com 10 hours agoIn each of the last six NFL seasons, at least one rookie quarterback has started an opener.Upvote Share Tweet
Mauer Has 4 RBIs to Lead Twins Over Orioles, 6-4nytimes.com 18 hours agoJoe Mauer drove in four runs, Phil Hughes held Baltimore without an earned run over eight innings and the Minnesota Twins beat the Orioles 6-4 Monday to avoid a four-game sweep.Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens sign offensive lineman Marcel Jones to practice squadbaltimoresun.com 19 hours agoThe Ravens have signed former New Orleans Saints offensive lineman Marcel Jones to their practice squad.Upvote Share Tweet
Five questions: Baltimore Ravensprofootballtalk.com 20 hours agoThe Ravens followed a five-year run of playoff berths and a Super Bowl win by missing the postseason completely. With a new offense and a defense that remains stout even amid plenty of changes, the Ravens could be closer to what they were in 2012 than w…Upvote Share Tweet
O's add pitchers Saunders, Meek, GausmanESPN.com 21 hours agoLeft-hander Joe Saunders is back in the major leagues, returning to the Baltimore Orioles after pitching with Triple-A Norfolk.Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens rookie lineman John Urschel 'honored' to make the team's active rosterbaltimoresun.com 22 hours agoRookie fifth-round draft pick made team at expense of veteran A.Q. ShipleyWhen the Ravens made their decisions Saturday, rookie guard John Urschel survived the final major roster cutdown. He's now one of the team's backups along the offensive line.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Sep 1 (yesterday)Five things the Bills want you to know about QB Kyle Orton. Lamenting the departure of S Jordan Kovacs from the Dolphins. LB Steve Beauharnais accepted an injury settlement from the Patriots. Things have broken right for Jets WR David Nelson. Ravens RB …Upvote Share TweetBaltimore’s J. J. Hardy hit the fourth grand slam of his career, and Nelson Cruz added his 35th homer, which leads the major leagues, in a victory over Minnesota.Upvote Share Tweet
For first-year NFL coaches, the time to succeed is now ... not laterbaltimoresun.com Aug 31 (yesterday)More than ever, NFL owners are long on expectations and short on patience with new coaches.Upvote Share Tweet
O's clinch series, increase East lead behind big batsMLB.com Aug 31 (yesterday)J.J. Hardy crushed a grand slam that highlighted a seven-run sixth inning as the Orioles downed Minnesota, 12-8, in front of 40,905 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Sunday that, paired with the Yankees' 4-3 loss to the Blue Jays in Toronto, gave them a…Upvote Share TweetThe Ravens have signed three of their former draft picks to the practice squad. The club announced Sunday it had re-signed outside linebacker John Simon (2013 fourth-round selection), offensive lineman Ryan Jensen (2013 sixth-round selection) and quarte…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Aug 31 (yesterday)If the Baltimore Ravens want to add a quarterback who is familiar with Gary Kubiak's offense, they will likely have a chance to do so very soon. Case Keenum, who started eight games for Kubiak last season in Houston, has been informed that he will be wa…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Aug 31 (yesterday)The Baltimore Ravens' 53-man roster can change before next Sunday's season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals, but here is how the team stands right now (*-denotes a projected starter; x-denotes a suspended player): Quarterbacks (2) Joe Flacco* Tyrod…Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens getting healthier with Week One approachingprofootballtalk.com Aug 31 (2 days ago)The Ravens are down to 53 players on their active roster and that group is looking healthy as they start the week of preparation for the start of the regular season. Baltimore got several ailing players back at practice on Saturday. Cornerbacks Lardariu…Upvote Share Tweet
Mauer Leads Twins Past OriolesSep 1Joe Mauer drove in four runs as the Twins beat the Orioles 6-4.
Orioles Top Twins In SlugfestAug 31The Orioles scored seven runs in the sixth inning en route to defeating the Twins 12-8.
Ravens Edge SaintsAug 28The Ravens beat the Saints 22-13 to end the preseason undefeated.
Vegas Says AFC North Is NFL's WorstAug 28Grantland's Bill Simmons and Cousin Sal look at the AFC North, a division with three legitimate contenders and one team that's "built for next year". Bill and Sal agree the Bengals will likely win the division, which usually means they won't.
Trying to Put the Instant Back in ReplaySep 1NEW YORK — In the Art McNally Game Day Central room inside the NFL offices on Park Avenue in midtown Manhattan, I learned over the weekend just how the new replay review system will work, ushered through the process by NFL vice president of officiating …
Early Test for NFL's New Domestic Violence PolicySep 1Much to address this morning, three days out from the NFL’s 95th season. I was planning to address the Roger Goodell about-face on domestic violence later in the column, but the Ray McDonald arrest at 3 a.m. Sunday in San Jose, and the 49ers defensive t…
Clayton's mailbag -- Cuts show trend toward young playersAug 31John Clayton's mailbag: The last round of cuts showed that job security is shaky for players 30 and older.
Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City Thunder stays with Nike after shoe company m…Aug 31With Kevin Durant on the verge of a move to Under Armour, sources told ESPN on Sunday that Nike has exercised its right to match any rival shoe company's offer to the Oklahoma City Thunder star.