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BALTIMORE -- We probably should have seen this one coming. The aging Charlie Batch has looked like he was on his last legs for years now. Just like the aging Pittsburgh Steelers. But they both refuse to go away. At least quietly.Share Tweet
In one of the most bitter rivalries in sports, now it seems like the head coaches can't get along. Shortly after Shaun Suisham's field goal won the game for Pittsburgh, the Ravens' John Harbaugh calmly walked up to the Steelers' Mike Tomlin at midfield …Share Tweet
Mike Preston: This was an embarrassing loss to an ancient QBRavens should beat any team that's playing its third-stringerThe Ravens were fortunate that Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger didn't play Sunday because the score might have been worse.Share TweetRavens quarterback was out-played by 37-year-old third-stringerYou could feel the love from the opening kickoff.Share TweetRavens linebacker Terrell Suggs came off the field during Sunday’s loss to the Steelers holding his arm, making his status a hot topic after the game in Baltimore. Suggs didn’t speak extensively to the media after the game, but Aaron Wilson of the BalShare Tweet
Ravens offense sputters in fourth quarterThe Ravens are stumped in the final 15 minutes in the 23-20 lossAt times this season, Ravens players and coaches have talked about how the offense is a work in progress.Share Tweet
Anquan Boldin steamed about pass interference penaltyWide receiver disputes official's decision to flag him for pushing a Pittsburgh Steelers defender in the third quarter of Sunday's lossAnquan Boldin paced the Ravens in catches (five) and yards (81), but the wide receiver spent more time after the team’Share Tweet
CBS does a better Ravens telecast -- at least for one halfSecond half marred by loss of audio, focus and 22 seconds of playThe Ravens were finally deemed worthy by CBS Sports of its first-string broadcast team, and what a difference it made in the quality of the telecast - for one half, anyway.Share TweetThe Steelers’ win over the Ravens may have come at a significant price. Cornerback Ike Taylor, we’re told, has a fibula injury. He’ll have an MRI on Monday. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, there is concern that the injury is significShare TweetHeading into Sunday, five NFL teams had a chance to clinch a playoff berth. Four of them succeeded. The Patriots, Broncos and Falcons all clinched their divisions on Sunday, while the Texans clinched a spot in the AFC playoffs. But the Ravens, who would…Share TweetHow our columnists, reporters and editors viewed the Steelers’ 23-20 win over the Ravens:Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 2, 2012Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray is active for Sunday night's game against the Philadelphia Eagles and will play for the first time since injuring his foot in an Oct. 14 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Murray led the Cowboys with 897 rushing yar…Share Tweet
Steelers-Ravens having a Steelers-Ravens gameJust when it looked like the Ravens were about to blow this one open, the Steelers have forced a 20-20 tie in the fourth quarter. Ravens safety Ed Reed killed a scoring chance with an interception in the end zone (after collecting Emmanuel Sanders‘ inexShare Tweet
Submit your Ravens questions for Mike PrestonHave a Ravens-related topic for Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston? Email your questions to . Your question could appear in a Q&A with Preston later this week on baltimoresun.com.Share TweetLeftwich, Roethlisberger, Adams among Steelers' inactivesRavens starting left defensive end Pernell McPhee is active for today's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, marking the first time he's been active in four games.Share Tweet
Mendenhall is inactive for the SteelersESPN.com Dec 2, 2012BALTIMORE -- Rashard Mendenhall went from the starting running back last week to being inactive today against the Ravens. That's what happens when Mendenhall fumbles on two of his four carries against the Browns. Mendenhall, who has dealt with injuries …Share Tweet
Orioles' goal for offensive help unchangedMLB.com Dec 2, 2012The Orioles head to Nashville with the goal of continuing their search for added offense, specifically in the middle of the lineup.Share Tweet
Sunday notes: Bengals without SanuESPN.com Dec 2, 2012Here are some notes heading into Sunday's games: RAVENS: Ravens defensive lineman Art Jones was devastated by the news of Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, who fatally shot his girlfriend Saturday and then committed suicide at Arrowhead Stadium. Jones wa…Share Tweet
Four Ravens predictions sure to go wrong: Week 13In this game-day staple, blogger Matt Vensel makes four sometimes-courageous predictions for the game. All he asks is that you don't hold it against him whenever those predictions end up being embarrassingly wrong.Share Tweet
Sunday Blitz: Steelers-Ravens RecapDec 2Jorge Andres and Eric Allen break down the Steelers' 23-20 win over the Ravens
Steelers Slip By RavensDec 2Shaun Suisham connected on a 42-yard field goal as time expired to give the Steelers a 23-20 win over the Ravens.
Tomlin-Harbaugh heated handshakeDec 2What is it about the Harbaugh brothers and handshake controversies? Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh is ignored by Steelers coach Mike Tomlin after Pittsburgh's victory.
Ravens postgame press conferenceDec 2Ravens react following game with Steelers
Don Banks: Backs against wall, Batch, Steelers prove they're not quite don…Dec 2BALTIMORE -- We probably should have seen this one coming. The aging Charlie Batch has looked like he was on his last legs for years now. Just like the aging Pittsburgh Steelers. But they both refuse to go away. At least quietly.
Orlando Magic defeat Dwight Howard's LakersDec 2The Magic turned the tables on Dwight Howard and were able to get a victory at Staples center.
Don Banks: Surprisingly, the race is on in NFC West, North; more SnapsDec 2BALTIMORE -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a tragedy-marred Week 13 in the NFL, but one that treated us to multiple fantastic finishes...