Baltimore Sports News and Rumors
Stephen A. Smith derided for implying women provoke domestic violence
baltimoresun.com Updated 4 hours ago
A popular ESPN analyst is being highly criticized for comments he made Friday morning about women and what he seemed to imply could be their potential role in domestic violence.Upvote Share Tweet
Report: “Impassioned plea” from Rice’s wife influenced Goodellprofootballtalk.com 5 hours agoNo one knows what the wife of Ray Rice said to the Commissioner when she accompanied the Ravens running back to New York for his personal-conduct policy session. Whatever it was, it apparently helped Rice get a lesser penalty than most believe he deserv…Upvote Share TweetChris Davis hit a leadoff homer in the 10th inning, Nelson Cruz also went deep and the Baltimore Orioles overcame a record-tying start by Felix Hernandez in a 2-1 victory Friday night over the Seattle Mariners.Upvote Share Tweet
Some Steelers fans see inequity in Rice banESPN.com 21 hours agoPITTSBURGH -- Many Steelers fans vented their anger on Twitter on Thursday regarding Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice receiving a two-game suspension for allegedly striking his then-fiancé in an offseason incident, considering a previous four-game…Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens PR chief, owner rise to the defense of Ray Riceprofootballtalk.com 22 hours agoAfter leading the league in offseason arrests, enduring the backlash that stemmed from a punishment which practically no one agrees is fair (and then signing a three-time violator of the league’s drug and PED policies), the Ravens have taken the obvious…Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens CB Jimmy Smith says he'll talk about arrest when matter is settledbaltimoresun.com 22 hours agoCornerback cited for failure to obey a lawful orderRavens cornerback Jimmy Smith on Friday spoke to reporters for the first time since his July 12 arrest, but revealed little about the incident that resulted in him getting cited for failure to obey a la…Upvote Share Tweetbaltimoresun.com 24 hours agoSetting the Scene: The second practice of training camp began at 10 a.m. under sunny skies in Owings Mills, with the starters heading inside around 12:30 p.m. and the remainder of the team practicing until just before 1 p.m.Upvote Share Tweet
Five positions where the Ravens might suffer from a lack of depth this seasonbaltimoresun.com Jul 25 (yesterday)Several positions on the offensive line stand out in this week's Five for Friday, which takes a look at positions where the Ravens appear to lack depth behind players expected to be in the starting lineup.Upvote Share Tweet
Torrey Smith not worried about contractESPN.com Jul 25 (yesterday)OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Torrey Smith is drawing rave reviews from coaches and teammates as he enters his fourth training camp. But will this be the fleet-footed wide receiver's final summer in a Baltimore Ravens uniform? Smith, 25, is the most high-profile…Upvote Share TweetThe Baltimore Ravens signed former New York Giants free safety Will Hill, who is currently serving a six-game suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy.Upvote Share Tweet
Who steps up at running back for Ravens?ESPN.com Jul 25 (yesterday)OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Now that the Baltimore Ravens know they will be without Ray Rice for two games, they have to figure out who will be replacing him at running back when they face the Cincinnati Bengals and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Rice is coming off …Upvote Share TweetThe two-game suspension for Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice created a negative backlash on Twitter from former players and the national media:Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens shifting healthy Haloti Ngata along the defensive linebaltimoresun.com Jul 25 (yesterday)Pro Bowl nose tackle also working at three-technique defensive tackle position at training campThe Ravens are experimenting with several defensive line configurations involving Pro Bowl nose tackle Haloti Ngata.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jul 25 (yesterday)WR Chris Hogan is trying to carve out a role with the Bills. The Dolphins offensive line is about to get to work. Vince Wilfork thinks the Patriots’ young defensive linemen grew a lot last year. Jets players are calling it QB Geno Smith’s team. Ravens L…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jul 25 (yesterday)For the many who believe Commissioner Roger Goodell didn’t go nearly far enough by suspending Ravens running back Ray Rice only two games for knocking out the woman who would later become his wife, Rice got another piece of favorable treatment. Via ESPN…Upvote Share TweetWie-Yen Chen allowed five hits over eight innings and Delmon Young hit a three-run homer to give the Baltimore Orioles a 4-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Suspended Safety Will Hill Signs With RavensJul 25Tim Hasselbeck discusses why the Ravens signed Will Hill even though he is suspended for the first six games of the season.
NFL's Statement On Domestic ViolenceJul 25Jane McManus discusses the statement that the NFL's two-game suspension of Ravens RB Ray Rice sends to the female fan base.
Orioles Win In Extra InningsJul 25Chris Davis' home run in the top of the 10th lifted the Orioles past the Mariners 2-1.
Ray Rice Commentary UpdateJul 25Keith Olbermann provides an update on his July 24th commentary, in which he explained how sports sexism let the NFL get away with suspending a wife-beater for two games when an on-field stomp got another player a five-game suspension.
Omri Casspi returning to Sacramento Kings with one-year dealJul 25Veteran forward Omri Casspi is returning to the Sacramento Kings, according to sources close to the process.
The Ray Rice FalloutJul 25OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Head bowed, Ray Rice went out to his first practice of his seventh NFL season Thursday morning. General manager Ozzie Newsome had just told him he’d be suspended for the first two games of the 2014 NFL season—important division games…
Cleveland Cavaliers remain front-runner in Kevin Love trade sweepstakes, s…Jul 25The Cleveland Cavaliers cannot officially trade Andrew Wiggins before Aug. 23 but remain the closest thing to a front-runner in the trade sweepstakes for the Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love, according to sources close to the process.
Point guard Jameer Nelson signs with Dallas MavericksJul 24Veteran point guard Jameer Nelson signed with the Dallas Mavericks, the team announced Thursday.