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BALTIMORE, Md. -- Turns out Week 3 was a Throwback Sunday in what is shaping up as a Throwback Season in Baltimore. The Ravens are back to their old-school ways of winning with defense and special teams, and it was only fitting that they went all retro-…Share Tweet
By Brian T. Smith, John McClain and Jon Marks Texans receiver Andre Johnson didn’t want to leave his team in Week 2, but a concussion forced him off the field. A shin bruise got the best of Johnson on Sunday during the Texans’ 30-9 loss to the Baltimore…Share TweetBALTIMORE – The chant began before Ed Reed even walked out of the Texans’ tunnel. He was the last of the defensive backs. Head shaking side to side. Eyes hard and locked in. Hands gripping and ungripping. Long knowing and already feeling what Sunday and…Share TweetMichael Brantley and Michael Bourn had two RBIs apiece as the Cleveland Indians, clinging tightly to a wild-card spot, became the first team in 52 years to post six sweeps of a four-game series in a season with a 9-2 win Sunday over the Houston Astros.Share Tweet
Final pitch: Astros haze rookies with silly costumesShortly after suffering a four-game sweep, the Astros put the rookies through their annual hazing ritual. Paul Clemens was forced to wear a costume that looked like a cloth diaper and a pacifier. Third baseman Matt Dominguez wore a ninja outfit. Brandon…Share Tweet
John McClain’s Week 3 grades for TexansOVERALL: F- The Texans have too much talent on both sides of the ball and on special teams to produce such a pathetic performance. Allowing touchdowns on offense, defense and special teams is embarrassing. QUARTERBACK: F Matt Schaub’s fourth interceptio…Share Tweet
Tribe tops Astros to stay Wild for another dayMLB.com Sep 22, 2013With Sunday's sweep-clinching 9-2 win over the Astros, the Indians have won nine of their last 11 games and 14 of the past 19. They entered the day carrying an American League Wild Card berth and made sure the Rangers could not wrestle it away just yet.Share Tweet
First pitch blog: Porter hopes to end skid, finish season on positive noteBo Porter and the Astros hope to snap an eight-game losing streak so they can finish the season on a positive note. “I think it’s very important,” Porter said before the finale of a four-game series against the Indians. “You don’t want to end the season…Share TweetBALTIMORE — Ray Rice is officially out for the Ravens on Sunday during a Week 3 matchup against the Texans at M&T Bank Stadium. Ed Reed will make his Texans debut against his former team. Ryan Harris will replace Duane Brown at left tackle for the T…Share Tweet
NFL Sunday Blitz: Texans-Ravens RecapSep 22Michele Steele and Tom Waddle break down the Ravens week 3 win over the Texans.
Texans postgame press conferenceSep 22Texans react following game with Ravens
Indians Complete Sweep Of AstrosSep 22The Indians finished off a four-game sweep of the Astros to retain their wild card lead.
Ravens Get It Done On DefenseSep 22The Ravens scored on an interception return and a punt return to beat the Texans 30-9.