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Todd Heap's time with the Cardinals comes to a close

Todd Heap's time with the Cardinals comes to a close

Former Ravens tight end was plagued by injuriesThe Arizona Cardinals cut ties with injury-plagued former Ravens Pro Bowl tight end Todd Heap today, ending his two-year tenure with his hometown team.
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  • Battle for the AFC's byes appears to be a four-team race

    Battle for the AFC's byes appears to be a four-team race

    baltimoresun.com Dec 4, 2012
    Outlining what the Ravens, Texans, Patriots and Broncos need to do over the final four weeks to get a first-round playoff byeOne-by-one, Ravens players said Sunday night that their last-second 23-20 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers wouldn't define their …
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  • Machado fully recovered from bout with meningitis

    Machado fully recovered from bout with meningitis

    MLB.com Dec 4, 2012
    Orioles infielder Manny Machado was hospitalized with meningitis last month, but is fully recovered and has resumed his offseason workouts.
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  • Film study: Ravens vs. Redskins

    Film study: Ravens vs. Redskins

    baltimoresun.com Dec 4, 2012
    Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel look back at the Ravens' previous game and that of their next opponentEach week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel look back at the Ravens' previous game and that of thei…
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  • Suggs waits for input from doctors

    Suggs waits for input from doctors

    profootballtalk.com Dec 4, 2012
    It’s known that Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs has a torn biceps.  It’s not known whether Suggs will be able to play with the injury. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Suggs is still waiting for specific input and advice from physicians
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  • Orioles working on repeat of charmed 2012

    Orioles working on repeat of charmed 2012

    MLB.com Dec 4, 2012
    Things are different in Baltimore this year, as the Orioles try to improve on their breakout 93-win campaign. But where do they go for an encore?
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  • Reimold, Wada progressing ahead of schedule

    Reimold, Wada progressing ahead of schedule

    MLB.com Dec 4, 2012
    The Orioles have gotten positive reports from outfielder Nolan Reimold and pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada, who are recovering from surgical procedures and are ahead of their projected schedule.
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  • Redskins CB Cedric Griffin suspended four games for PED violati…

    Redskins CB Cedric Griffin suspended four games for PED violation

    baltimoresun.com Dec 4, 2012
    Cornerback will miss the Ravens gameWashington Redskins veteran cornerback Cedric Griffin won't be playing Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens at FedEx Field.
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  • Missed connections for Torrey Smith, Joe Flacco

    Missed connections for Torrey Smith, Joe Flacco

    baltimoresun.com Dec 4, 2012
    Rough day for Ravens' passing gameFor the second consecutive game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Ravens wide receiver Torrey
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  • Ravens Q&A with Mike Preston

    Ravens Q&A with Mike Preston

    baltimoresun.com Dec 4, 2012
    Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston answers a selection of reader questions about the Ravens' 23-20 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium.
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  • Don Banks: Costly losses give Ravens, Bears something to worry …

    Don Banks: Costly losses give Ravens, Bears something to worry about in race

    CNNSI.com Dec 4, 2012
    Every loss matters at this point, even for those safely in the playoff field. For two teams, Week 13 defeats could prove especially costly as the postseason nears, Don Banks writes.
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  • Ravens will have their hands full with scary-good Redskins QB R…

    Ravens will have their hands full with scary-good Redskins QB RG3

    baltimoresun.com Dec 4, 2012
    Think the Ravens will be working a little this week on containing RG3?
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  • Updated Ravens, NFL playoff scenarios

    Updated Ravens, NFL playoff scenarios

    baltimoresun.com Dec 4, 2012
    How the Ravens can clinch the AFC NorthThe playoff implications remain�relevant for the Ravens following their bitter�23-20 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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  • Read and react: Tackling five opinions on the Ravens

    Read and react: Tackling five opinions on the Ravens

    baltimoresun.com Dec 4, 2012
    This feature appears every week on the Baltimore Sports Blitz. It’s just like “What They’re Saying About the Ravens,” but it includes blogger Matt Vensel saying something about what those people are saying. Got it?
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  • Ray Lewis expected to practice Wednesday

    Ray Lewis expected to practice Wednesday

    ESPN.com Dec 4, 2012
    The Baltimore Ravens are unsure about linebacker Terrell Suggs' status with torn biceps injury but the team expects linebacker Ray Lewis to return to practice Wednesday, a source told ESPN's Ed Werder. Lewis tore his triceps a little over seven weeks ag…
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  • Coffee Companion (12/4): your daily Ravens fix

    Coffee Companion (12/4): your daily Ravens fix

    baltimoresun.com Dec 4, 2012
    Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workda…
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  • Wake-up: Harbaugh downplays hot topics

    Wake-up: Harbaugh downplays hot topics

    ESPN.com Dec 4, 2012
    Hope everyone is having a great start to their Tuesday. In case you missed it last night, Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs is seeking a second opinion so he can play with torn biceps. And, in case you missed it last night, Robert Griffin III gave the Rav…
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  • Peter King: RGIII helps overcome Giants as Redskins gain ground…

    Peter King: RGIII helps overcome Giants as Redskins gain ground in NFC East race

    CNNSI.com Dec 4, 2012
    LANDOVER, Md. -- A few minutes after Washington's 17-16 victory over the Giants on Monday night made the NFC East a competition instead of a rout with four games to play, the raucous crowd of 80,000 at FedEx Field couldn't get enough of its hero. "…
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  • Don Banks: Costly losses give Ravens, Bears something to worry about in ra…

    Dec 4
    Week 13 in the NFL had its requisite amount of 16 losers -- and, yes, we know the Rams and 49ers nearly tied once again -- but nobody in the league lost more ground than the Bears and Ravens, both of whom were upset at home on Sunday by six-win teams, d…
  • Peter King: Behind star trio, rookie QB class playing beyond its years; ma…

    Dec 4
    LANDOVER, Md. -- "It's all being ready to play at a younger age,'' Robert Griffin III said early this morning, putting those crazy striped socks on at his locker at FedEx Field. "I mean, look at how [South Carolina defensive end] Jadeveon Clow…
  • Clayton mailbag: Most disappointing teams of 2012

    Dec 4
    Before each season, experts try to pick the surprise teams. But these teams surprised us by being disappointing, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King: RGIII helps overcome Giants as Redskins gain ground in NFC Eas…

    Dec 4
    LANDOVER, Md. -- A few minutes after Washington's 17-16 victory over the Giants on Monday night made the NFC East a competition instead of a rout with four games to play, the raucous crowd of 80,000 at FedEx Field couldn't get enough of its hero. "…