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Ravens cornerback Asa Jackson reinstated by NFL after four-game…

Ravens cornerback Asa Jackson reinstated by NFL after four-game suspension

baltimoresun.com Updated Jan 7, 2013
Baltimore Ravens cornerback was suspended for unauthorized use of AdderallThe NFL has reinstated Ravens rookie cornerback Asa Jackson following his four-game suspension without pay for violating the league's performance-enhancing drug policy.
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  • Orioles have contingencies at second base

    Orioles have contingencies at second base

    MLB.com Jan 7, 2013
    The Orioles' biggest question mark the past three seasons has been at second base, and it's no secret why, as the club's longest-tenured active player in veteran Brian Roberts has been unable to stay on the field. Will 2013 be any different?
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  • Some Ravens fans booked for Denver trip while others contemplat…

    Some Ravens fans booked for Denver trip while others contemplate cost

    baltimoresun.com Jan 7, 2013
    Fans may have spent extra to see Ray Lewis' final home game, be scared by airfare pricesTo mark his 30th birthday, Patrick McAuliffe made it his goal to attend every Ravens game this season. So when he saw the preliminary NFL playoff schedule last week …
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  • RGIII set to have more tests

    RGIII set to have more tests

    CNNSI.com Jan 7, 2013
    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- Robert Griffin III will get more tests on his injured right knee after an MRI proved inconclusive because of a previous ACL tear.
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  • Ravens drop Sergio Kindle from practice squad

    Ravens drop Sergio Kindle from practice squad

    The Ravens will resume practicing on Wednesday, but linebacker Sergio Kindle won’t be joining them. Kindle was released from the team’s practice squad on Monday, ending his run with the team after three seasons that didn’t feature much from Kindle o
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  • Saturday divisional games: Ravens hope to give Broncos a differ…

    Saturday divisional games: Ravens hope to give Broncos a different look this time

    yahoo.com Jan 7, 2013
    With the divisional round set, let's take a quick look at the main storylines setting up for this weekend's playoffs. We'll have much more comprehensive coverage through the week, but here's a quick primer, starting with the two Saturday games. Baltimor…
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  • Tests negative, but Colts' Arians still hospitalized

    Tests negative, but Colts' Arians still hospitalized

    CNNSI.com Jan 7, 2013
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians remained at a Baltimore hospital on Monday as doctors waited for his blood pressure to stabilize.
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  • Ray Rice a little defensive with question about fumbles

    Ray Rice a little defensive with question about fumbles

    baltimoresun.com Jan 7, 2013
    After losing ball twice in Sunday's win, Ravens running back pointed out he didn't lose fumble in regular seasonPrior to losing a fumble on the Ravens’ first possession of Sunday’s 24-9 victory over the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Wildcard round, Ra
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  • Five Things We Learned from the Ravens' 24-9 win over the India…

    Five Things We Learned from the Ravens' 24-9 win over the Indianapolis Colts [Pictures]

    baltimoresun.com Jan 7, 2013
    Five Things We Learned from the Ravens' 24-9 win over the Indianapolis Colts [Pictures]
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  • Confident Boldin was hoping to play Denver

    Confident Boldin was hoping to play Denver

    ESPN.com Jan 7, 2013
    Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin didn't mince words when asked about playing at the Denver Broncos in Saturday's divisional round. "I was hoping we would get them," he said. "So, they’ll see us next week." The Broncos beat the Ravens by 17 p
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  • Ed Reed’s not thinking about end of his football career

    Ed Reed’s not thinking about end of his football career

    profootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2013
    Given how long he’s played alongside Ray Lewis in the Ravens defense and how often he’s played Hamlet about retiring in the last few offseasons, it was inevitable that safety Ed Reed would be asked about his own football future in the wake of Sunday”
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  • Coffee Companion (1/7): your daily Ravens fix

    Coffee Companion (1/7): your daily Ravens fix

    baltimoresun.com Jan 7, 2013
    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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  • Irsay on Colts season: “What a ride it’s been”

    Irsay on Colts season: “What a ride it’s been”

    profootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2013
    The Colts went from 2-14 to 11-5, made the playoffs and found a new star quarterback in Andrew Luck, and watched their head coach battle back from cancer while the interim coach who filled in for him was hospitalized for yesterday’s playoff loss to the
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  • Ray Lewis showed some nerves before final trip to stadium

    Ray Lewis showed some nerves before final trip to stadium

    profootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2013
    The Ravens thought they had seen everything from Ray Lewis in his 17-year career, which passed for a final time through Baltimore in Sunday’s win over the Colts. But before the game, they saw something they didn’t expect from Lewis. Nerves. Teammate B
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  • Wake-up: Browns walked away from Kelly?

    Wake-up: Browns walked away from Kelly?

    ESPN.com Jan 7, 2013
    Congratulations to the Baltimore Ravens for making sure the AFC North is represented in the divisional round for the fifth straight season. The last time there was no AFC North team in the AFC final four was the 2007 season. I'm sure the other three tea…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: RG III Goes Down In Loss 03:04

    NFL32OT: RG III Goes Down In Loss

    Jan 7
    Episode 243: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss whether keeping Robert Griffin III in the game was the right decision. Adam Schefter breaks down the hiring of Bills new head coach Doug Marrone. The NFL32 crew discuss the Ravens-Broncos matchup.
  • Video - 'The Coaches Show': Can the Baltimore Ravens stop the Denver Broncos? 01:22

    'The Coaches Show': Can the Baltimore Ravens stop the Denver Broncos?

    Jan 7
    Should the Baltimore Ravens be concerned about their offense? Dennis Green discusses that topic, and also explains how the Ravens can game plan for Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning.
  • Video - AFC Divisional Playoffs 02:36

    AFC Divisional Playoffs

    Jan 7
    Eric Mangini, Herm Edwards and Tim Hasselbeck discuss which AFC team has the best chance to win a rematch in the divisional playoffs.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Hot Topics: Wild-Card Weekend 04:11

    Countdown Daily Hot Topics: Wild-Card Weekend

    Jan 7
    Antonio Pierce answers your facebook questions

Sports Columnists

  • NFL mailbag -- Carryover rules impact cap strategy

    Jan 7
    The new carryover rule changes the way teams handle the salary cap. Plus: reader questions.
  • Sources -- Dallas Mavericks to ink veteran guard Mike James

    Jan 7
    The Mavericks plan to sign Mike James to a 10-day contract, sources said.
  • Dallas Mavericks ink veteran guard Mike James

    Jan 7
    The Mavericks have signed Mike James to a 10-day contract.
  • Peter King: RGIII injury closes the curtain on ugly Wild-Card Weekend

    Jan 7
    Before we examine the final Ray Day in Baltimore and the Shanahan-RGIII race to blame in Washington (and elsewhere) and what in the world got into Chip Kelly, this observation about Wild-Card Weekend: That was some lousy football. It got me to thinking …