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Bernard Pierce's role increasing

Bernard Pierce's role increasing

baltimoresun.com Updated Nov 30, 2012
Ravens rookie running back has rushed for 213 yards and one touchdownRookie running back Bernard Pierce is starting to emerge as a more important figure in the Ravens' offense, providing a complementary presence to Pro Bowl runner Ray Rice.
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  • O's Reynolds, Braves' Jurrjens non-tendered

    O's Reynolds, Braves' Jurrjens non-tendered

    ESPN.com Nov 30, 2012
    The Baltimore Orioles have declined to offer a 2013 contract to slugger Mark Reynolds, a decision that allows the infielder to become a free agent.
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  • Reynolds non-tendered by Baltimore

    Reynolds non-tendered by Baltimore

    MLB.com Nov 30, 2012
    The Orioles did not offer Mark Reynolds a deal, and a lack of negotiations after the team declined his $11 million option earlier this year resulted in the ultimate decision not to offer the 29-year-old arbitration, thus allowing him to leave as an unre…
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  • Anquan Boldin fined, but not for block on fourth-and-29

    Anquan Boldin fined, but not for block on fourth-and-29

    profootballtalk.com Nov 30, 2012
    Some players and coaches on the Chargers thought that the Ravens’ fourth-and-29 conversion on Sunday should have been called back because of an illegal block on Ravens receiver Anquan Boldin. The league office disagreed. The NFL told PFT that Boldin’s
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  • Ravens scouting report Ravens vs. Steelers

    Ravens scouting report Ravens vs. Steelers

    baltimoresun.com Nov 30, 2012
    PASSING GAME: Quarterback Joe Flacco couldn't get much done against the Pittsburgh Steelers two weeks ago as he completed 20 of 32 passes for 164 yards and no touchdowns. Pittsburgh cornerback Ike Taylor held Torrey Smith, the Ravens' top downfield thre…
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  • Roethlisberger out, Polamalu back in for Steelers

    Roethlisberger out, Polamalu back in for Steelers

    CNNSI.com Nov 30, 2012
    PITTSBURGH (AP) -- For the third consecutive game, the Steelers will be without their star quarterback. At least it appears as if they'll have the quarterback of their defense and the reigning team MVP back on the field.
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  • Lynch, Strahan, Ogden among Hall semifinalists

    Lynch, Strahan, Ogden among Hall semifinalists

    CNNSI.com Nov 30, 2012
    CANTON, OHIO (AP) -- First-time candidates John Lynch, Michael Strahan and Jonathan Ogden were among 27 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's 2013 class announced Friday.
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  • Steelers will attempt to stop recent skid

    Steelers will attempt to stop recent skid

    baltimoresun.com Nov 30, 2012
    Earlier in the week, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's chances of playing Sunday's game against the Ravens were gauged at less than 50 percent. The Steelers' odds of qualifying for the postseason may not be much better.
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  • Steelers rule Roethlisberger out vs. Ravens

    Steelers rule Roethlisberger out vs. Ravens

    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger out vs. Ravens.
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  • Charlie Batch has struggled against Ravens

    Charlie Batch has struggled against Ravens

    ESPN.com Nov 30, 2012
    To say playing against quarterback Charlie Batch improves the Ravens' chances of beating Pittsburgh Sunday would be an understatement. As everyone has read by now, the Steelers are 0-6 against the Ravens since 2004 when Ben Roethlisberger isn't starting…
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  • Dennis Dixon not offended by absence of overture from Steelers

    Dennis Dixon not offended by absence of overture from Steelers

    baltimoresun.com Nov 30, 2012
    Quarterback spent first four seasons in Pittsburgh, but hasn't budged from the Ravens' practice squadWhen two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback Ben Roethlisberger dislocated some ribs and sprained his right throwing shoulder in the Pittsburgh Steelers…
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  • Week 13 Sunday Picks: Ravens poised to complete season sweep of…

    Week 13 Sunday Picks: Ravens poised to complete season sweep of the Steelers

    yahoo.com Nov 30, 2012
    Jacksonville Jaguars at Buffalo Bills Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey spent two seasons (2004-05) as head coach of the Bills and will need to solve the riddle at the quarterback position to avoid a similar short stay in Jacksonville. Chad Henne has ste…
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  • Dickson, R. Lewis not practicing, Ellerbe a 'game-time decision

    Dickson, R. Lewis not practicing, Ellerbe a 'game-time decision

    baltimoresun.com Nov 30, 2012
    Three other key Ravens return to practiceRavens starting inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe characterized his status as a last-minute decision heading into Sunday's kickoff against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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  • Friday Forecast: Week 13 predictions

    Friday Forecast: Week 13 predictions

    ESPN.com Nov 30, 2012
    Let's see if the streaks hold up for the AFC North teams. The Ravens have won 15 consecutive games at home. The Browns have lost 12 straight games on the road. And the Bengals have won three games in a row after losing four consecutive times. Now, here …
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  • Source: Ravens' Lewis to return on Dec. 16

    Source: Ravens' Lewis to return on Dec. 16

    ESPN.com Nov 30, 2012
    Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis expected to return Dec. 16.
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  • Steelers-Ravens: Which Flacco shows up?

    Steelers-Ravens: Which Flacco shows up?

    ESPN.com Nov 30, 2012
    At this point, the Steelers aren't saying who is starting at quarterback Sunday in Baltimore. The Ravens actually don't know, either. Since the bye week, the Ravens don't know whether they're getting the good Joe Flacco or the bad one. Over the past fou…
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Steelers vs. Ravens 03:06

    'Playbook': Steelers vs. Ravens

    Nov 30
    Regardless of who plays QB for the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Baltimore Ravens, they will be in for a tough time against a top-flight defense. "Playbook" explains who has the edge.
  • Video - Face of the Franchise: Baltimore Ravens LB Terrell Suggs 06:10

    Face of the Franchise: Baltimore Ravens LB Terrell Suggs

    Nov 30
    Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs talks about this week's big matchup agianst the Pittsburgh Steelers, the playoff push and coming back from a major injury.
  • Video - Are Baltimore Ravens legit Super Bowl contenders? 01:45

    Are Baltimore Ravens legit Super Bowl contenders?

    Nov 30
    Can the Baltimore Ravens win the Super Bowl? Charlie Casserly discusses why the Ravens can get even better and explains why Pittsburgh Steelers WR Mike Wallace is being demoted.
  • Video - NFL Live OT: Facing The Steelers Without Big Ben 01:41

    NFL Live OT: Facing The Steelers Without Big Ben

    Nov 30
    Mark Schlereth and Tedy Bruschi weigh in on the Ravens' game plan for the Steelers without Ben Roethlisberger in the lineup.

Sports Columnists

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    Nov 30
    Antawn Jamison and Jodie Meeks spark Lakers off bench as offense clicks.
  • Peter King: RGIII's smarts, skills leave opposing defenses scrambling

    Nov 30
    Pardon the cliché-fest, but it's the little things that, very often, are the difference between winning and losing in a football game. Sometimes they're so little that you don't see them when you watch the game, and you don't even notice on the fourth …
  • NFL Week 13 review: John Clayton's Last Call

    Nov 30
    The AFC playoff picture is mostly set, but the Steelers are making things interesting, writes John Clayton.
  • The Sports Guy's Week 13 picks and trying to keep up with all the changes …

    Nov 30
    The 2012 NFL season will be memorialized as the season football changed, but not necessarily for the better — plus Week 13 picks.