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John Harbaugh talks up Matt Elam

John Harbaugh talks up Matt Elam

With the 32nd pick in the 2013 NFL draft, the Ravens opted to pick a safety. They chose Florida’s Matt Elam, one spot before the Jaguars selected FIU safety Johnathan Cyprien. So far, the Ravens feel good about their choice. “Matt really picked things
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  • Orioles take finale as Davis returns to lineup

    Orioles take finale as Davis returns to lineup

    MLB.com ESPN.com May 5, 2013
    The Orioles capped a tough, three-city West Coast trip with an 8-4 victory over the Angels on Sunday afternoon, a game that required a total team effort that has become their trademark under manager Buck Showalter.
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  • Umpire Vanover leaves game with head injury

    Umpire Vanover leaves game with head injury

    MLB.com May 5, 2013
    Home plate umpire Larry Vanover left the game in the top of the third inning with a possible concussion after taking a foul tip off his mask in the first inning of a game between the Angels and Orioles at Angel Stadium.
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  • Hank Conger stumbles his way into unintentionally hilarious bun…

    Hank Conger stumbles his way into unintentionally hilarious bunt single (Video)

    yahoo.com May 5, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes.You'll often hear coaches encourage their players to "take what the defense gives them." That advice was heard loud and clear by Los Angeles Angels catcher Hank Conger, and he put it to terrific use in the…
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  • Pujols sits out finale to rest sore foot

    Pujols sits out finale to rest sore foot

    MLB.com May 5, 2013
    Albert Pujols, who has been playing first base despite significant pain in his foot, was not in the Angels' starting lineup on Sunday against the Orioles. With an off-day Monday, the Angels wanted to get him some extra rest.
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  • Clayton's mailbag: Don't overlook AFC North

    Clayton's mailbag: Don't overlook AFC North

    ESPN.com May 5, 2013
    Don't overlook the strong offseasons put together in the AFC North by the Ravens, Steelers and Bengals, writes John Clayton.
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  • John Harbaugh calls Bryant McKinnie's return to Ravens a big pl…

    John Harbaugh calls Bryant McKinnie's return to Ravens a big plus

    baltimoresun.com May 5, 2013
    Offensive tackle agreed to two-year deal worth up to $7 millionThe return of left offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie via a two-year contract worth up to $7 million is expected to bolster the Ravens' offensive line.
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  • Harbaugh: “Tremendous coach” Spagnuolo adds to “strong staff”

    Harbaugh: “Tremendous coach” Spagnuolo adds to “strong staff”

    profootballtalk.com May 5, 2013
    Ravens head coach John Harbaugh says the role of new assistant Steve Spagnuolo is simple: Make a good coaching staff even better. Harbaugh said today that Spagnuolo, who was hired last week with the title of senior defensive assistant, will “assist wher
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  • Harbaugh impressed with local undrafted players

    Harbaugh impressed with local undrafted players

    baltimoresun.com May 5, 2013
    Former Towson players Grant Enders and Gerrard Sheppard connected on touchdown to wrap up minicampDelivering a high spiral to the back of the end zone, quarterback Grant Enders connected with wide receiver Gerrard Sheppard for a long touchdown pass Sund…
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  • Inside the Top 100 voting process

    Inside the Top 100 voting process

    profootballtalk.com May 5, 2013
    Every year at this time, NFL Network fills the post-draft void with a countdown of the top 100 players in the NFL, as determined by the players. But the players do some strange things, like putting Ravens receiver Jacoby Jones higher on the list than Se…
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  • Video - Orioles Power Past Angels 00:32

    Orioles Power Past Angels

    May 5
    J.J. Hardy and Manny Machado each homered in the Orioles' 8-4 win against the Angels.

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  • Clayton's mailbag: Don't overlook AFC North

    May 5
    Don't overlook the strong offseasons put together in the AFC North by the Ravens, Steelers and Bengals, writes John Clayton.
  • Rogers sees 'good chance' he could play in MLS this year

    May 5
    Former U.S. national team winger Robbie Rogers, who stepped away from the sport in February after announcing he is gay, said Sunday that "there's a really good chance" he'll play in Major League Soccer this season.
  • Rogers sees good chance he could play in MLS this season

    May 5
    Former U.S. national team winger Robbie Rogers, who stepped away from the sport in February after announcing he is gay, said Sunday that "there's a really good chance" he'll play in Major League Soccer this season.