Baltimore Sports News and Rumors
What Ravens gain as NFL's rushing leadersESPN.com 5 hours agoOWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The Baltimore Ravens have gone from the worst rushing team in franchise history to the NFL's top rushing team in the preseason. Does this mean the Ravens' ground game is suddenly fixed? Are the Ravens going to be a top-10 rushing at…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com 13 hours agoChris Tillman threw eight strong innings and the AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles won their third in a row, beating the Chicago White Sox 5-1 Tuesday night.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com 15 hours agoKen "Hawk" Harrelson, the White Sox colorful television play-by-play man, took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge following the third inning of Tuesday's game between the White Sox and Orioles at U.S. Cellular Field.Upvote Share Tweet
Orioles sending struggling Jimenez to bullpenESPN.com 16 hours agoManager Buck Showalter said Tuesday before the Baltimore Orioles' game against the Chicago White Sox that starter Ubaldo Jimenez is moving to the bullpen.Upvote Share TweetRavens coach John Harbaugh has mostly stuck to his script from previous preseasons, which means Saturday's game against the Washington Redskins will be quarterback Joe Flacco's final dress rehearsal for the Sept. 7 regular-season opener against the Cinc…Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens tackle Jah Reid going through NFL concussion protocolbaltimoresun.com 21 hours agoBackup tackle got 'dinged' in the head, according to coach John HarbaughRavens backup offensive tackle Jah Reid has suffered a head injury and is going through the NFL concussion testing protocol.Upvote Share Tweet
Owen Daniels remains sidelined, Torrey Smith, Steve Smith given a day offbaltimoresun.com 23 hours agoSeveral veterans miss practiceRavens veteran tight end Owen Daniels remained sidelined with leg soreness Tuesday.Upvote Share Tweet
How the Ravens' 2014 draft class has faredESPN.com Aug 19 (yesterday)A look at how the Baltimore Ravens' 2014 draft class has fared halfway through the preseason: C.J. Mosley, inside linebacker: After an impressive preseason opener, the first-round pick took a step back in Week 2. Mosley was sluggish in coverage and miss…Upvote Share Tweet
Jimmy Smith could play this week, Lardarius Webb won’tprofootballtalk.com Aug 19 (yesterday)The Ravens could get one of their injured cornerbacks back for Saturday’s game against the Redskins, but it won’t be Lardarius Webb. Coach John Harbaugh said that it isn’t realistic for Webb, who has not practiced since July 25 because of a back injury,…Upvote Share TweetNick Markakis hit a two-run homer and prevented one with a leaping catch in right field, and Nelson Cruz and J.J. Hardy each added a solo shot to power the Baltimore Orioles past the Chicago White Sox 8-2 on Monday.Upvote Share Tweet
Sports Business: MASN Pits Orioles Against Nationals After Years of Coexistencenytimes.com Aug 18 (yesterday)The Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals met in court over their shared network, MASN, highlighting several problems with cable sports broadcasting.Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens safeties Matt Elam, Darian Stewart can hit, but 'not known for picking off'baltimoresun.com Aug 18 (yesterday)Both players have a similar style, but the team hopes they'll form a successful duo in the secondaryDarian Stewart and Matt Elam, the Ravens' new starting safety tandem, have built hard-hitting reputations. But neither player has distinguished himself o…Upvote Share Tweet
Call at home confirmed after O's challengeMLB.com Aug 18 (yesterday)The Orioles lost a challenge on a play at the plate that ended the top half of the fifth inning against the White Sox on Monday night.Upvote Share TweetRavens coach John Harbaugh and his brother, San Francisco 49ers coach John Harbaugh, avoided questions about how they were alike and how they were different during joint practices last week.Upvote Share TweetWith two games to go before they start to count, team still has a lot of questionsAfter training camp and two preseason games, it's still hard to predict if the Ravens will improve on last year's 8-8 record. There have been some positives, but there are…Upvote Share TweetJimmy Smith, Owen Daniels could face Redskins SaturdayRavens coach John Harbaugh said Monday that injured cornerback Lardarius Webb won't play in the preseason, but the team is hopeful to get Jimmy Smith back for Saturday's game.Upvote Share Tweet
Free-agent cornerbacks available for the Ravens to signbaltimoresun.com Aug 18 (2 days ago)Free-agent cornerbacks available for the Ravens to signUpvote Share Tweet
Brandon Williams working to become Ravens' anchor as new nose tacklebaltimoresun.com Aug 18 (2 days ago)Drafted in the third round last year, Brandon Williams is replacing Haloti Ngata taking, who is taking over Art Jones' old defensive tackle spotSince defensive lineman Brandon Williams' arrival last year as a third-round draft pick, the Ravens regard th…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Aug 18 (2 days ago)Examining the Baltimore Ravens' roster: Quarterbacks (2) Joe Flacco Tyrod Taylor The only quarterback guaranteed of a roster spot is Flacco. Taylor hasn't progressed as much as the Ravens would have liked over the past four years. It wouldn't be a surpr…Upvote Share Tweet
Case Keenum As Ravens Backup QB?Aug 18ESPN Ravens reporter Jamison Hensley discusses who will be the backup QB in Baltimore.
Web GemsAug 18Does Nick Markakis' leaping catch at the wall to rob a home run top Chris Taylor's reigning Web Gem?
Markakis Robs Run With Ridiculous CatchAug 18Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis goes up over the wall to take a home run away from Conor Gillaspie.
Orioles Top Indians, Avoid SweepAug 17Steve Pearce homered to power the Orioles to a 4-1 win over the Indians.
Five Things I Think I Think: San Francisco 49ersAug 20.
Rose sits out practice, expected to play Wed.Aug 19Derrick Rose sat out his second consecutive day of practice Tuesday but is still expected to play for Team USA in its exhibition game Wednesday night against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden.
Browns QB? Flip a CoinAug 19All along, Browns coach Mike Pettine wanted to name a quarterback entering the third week of the preseason. The third game is when all NFL teams play their first units the most all summer. In the case of a new coaching staff such as Cleveland’s, it’s th…
Final Team USA roster cut could come by ThursdayAug 18Final cuts to the Team USA roster for the FIBA World Cup could come as soon as Thursday, according to USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo.