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Birk plans a much quieter exit than his teammate Updated Jan 19, 2013
Everyone realizes that Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis will retire after Baltimore’s current playoff run ends. Few are paying attention to the question of whether another veteran will be back in 2013.”A guy like Ray Lewis, you send him off properly - pr
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  • Another chance for Joe Flacco to join top tier of NFL quarterbacks Jan 19, 2013
    With AFC championship rematch vs. New England, Ravens QB looks to prove he can take team to the Super BowlJoe Flacco looked tired, or maybe he was just bored. It was hard to tell.
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  • Former ump Palermo treasures run-ins with Weaver Jan 19, 2013
    Earl Weaver, the Orioles' Hall of Fame manager who was notorious for his run-ins with umpires, was remembered fondly by one of his former adversaries, Steve Palermo.
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  • Orioles draw huge raves during FanFest Jan 19, 2013
    Saturday was a bittersweet day for Orioles fans, who mourned the passing of Hall of Famer Earl Weaver and also showed their support for the resurgence of Baltimore baseball.
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  • Obama: Stan remains to this day an icon untarnished Jan 19, 2013
    How great was Stan Musial? He had too many batting records to fit on his Hall of Fame plaque. The Cardinals legend died Saturday in Ladue, Mo., surrounded by family. He was 92.
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  • Ravens-Patriots game could come down to battle on the line Jan 19, 2013
    Last season, New England defensive lineman Vince Wilfork dominated Ravens center Matt Birk in Patriots' victoryAlthough cameras will attempt to capture every move by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and other key players like Ravens quarterbac…
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  • Legacy of Bill Belichick's father lives on at the Naval Academy Jan 19, 2013
    Steve Belichick was a long-time assistant with the Midshipmen football teamThe story has been told many times over the past three decades, as Bill Belichick went from being an up-and-coming defensive coordinator in the NFL to an unsuccessful first-time …
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  • 'Broadway Joe' Namath is a big fan of Baltimore's Joe Flacco Jan 19, 2013
    Namath says that you cannot give Flacco too much creditWhile Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has won some people with his play the past two weeks, Joe Namath’s mind had long been made up. He didn’t need to see Flacco out-shine Indianapolis Colts phenom
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  • Ravens say difficulties of last 12 months have forged a team of uncommon resilience Jan 19, 2013
    Team's story circles back to Foxborough, Mass. with a Super Bowl trip on the line against PatriotsIt's a tale of last rides and inspired beginnings, of loss and the will to fight on, of hopes rising, falling and rising again.
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  • Kevin Cowherd: Ravens' AFC championship showdown with Patriots is full of storylines Jan 19, 2013
    You want story lines for Sunday's AFC championship game? Oh, do we have story lines.
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  • Jeff Zrebiec's scouting report for Ravens vs. Patriots Jan 19, 2013
    RAVENS PASSING GAME: Joe Flacco brings a hot hand and some past successes against the New England Patriots into his third AFC championship game. In his past three games against New England, Flacco has completed 70 percent of his passes and thrown for 97…
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  • After rest and adjustments, Ravens defense more effective against run Jan 19, 2013
    Since the beginning of November, the unit is allowing 30 yards less per game on the groundAfter allowing more than 180 rushing yards in three straight games, including a franchise-worst 227 yards in a Week 6 win over the Dallas Cowboys, the last place t…
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  • Lee Evans' jersey seen at Ravens practice Jan 19, 2013
    If you didn't know any better, you might've thought Lee Evans showed up at Ravens practice Wednesday. Yes, the same Lee Evans who failed to make the winning catch in last season's AFC Championship Game. But it wasn't an unexpected appearance by Evans be…
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  • Cary Williams hasn't forgotten how Tom Brady targeted him in regular-season meeting Jan 19, 2013
    Baltimore Ravens cornerback allowed nine receptions in 31-30 win in SeptemberRavens cornerback Cary Williams plays the game with an edge, readily acknowledging he never loses the proverbial chip on his shoulder.
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  • 21 Ravens on injury report Jan 19, 2013
    The Patriots are surprisingly healthy for Sunday’s AFC title game, but for the players already on injured reserve (like, you know, “Gonk“). The Ravens are less healthy, but the bulk of their injured players are listed as probable. Cornerback Asa Jac
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  • RIP Earl Weaver, The Irascible, Cigarette-Smoking Orioles Manager Who Was Moneyball Before "Moneyball" Existed

    Earl Weaver, who managed the Orioles for 15 seasons from 1968-1982 (and another two from 1985-1986) passed away on Friday night at the age 82. In 11 of his 17 seasons, the Orioles won 90 or more games, and in his first three at the helm he guided Baltim…
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  • Contract settled, Wieters enjoys DVD premiere Jan 19, 2013
    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters agreed to a $5.5 million deal for 2013 on Friday afternoon, avoiding a potentially contentious arbitration hearing and allowing him to enter Spring Training without his contract status hanging over his head.
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  • Video - Baltimore Ravens: Forged by steel 04:26

    Baltimore Ravens: Forged by steel

    Jan 19
    This season has been a roller coaster for the Baltimore Ravens. However, through tragedy and injury, they have overcome adversity to emerge as one of the league's four remaining teams.
  • Video - More important to Ravens offense: Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice or Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco? 01:34

    More important to Ravens offense: Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice or Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco?

    Jan 19
    Shaun O'Hara takes a look at which member of the Baltimore Ravens backfield is more vital for the Ravens to have success.
  • Video - AFC Championship is Jones family affair 03:08

    AFC Championship is Jones family affair

    Jan 19
    Baltimore Ravens defensive end Arthur Jones will try to get the best of little brother and New England Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones this weekend in the AFC Championship Game.
  • Video - Dempsey Comments On Weaver's Passing 03:58

    Dempsey Comments On Weaver's Passing

    Jan 19
    Former Orioles catcher Rick Dempsey comments on the passing and legacy of Earl Weaver.