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  • 'You should text my mom, she is obsessed with you': How former NFL cheerleader's son matched up

    11/06/2014 1:07:47 PM PST · by C19fan · 23 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 6, 2014 | David McCormack
    The inappropriate sexual relationship between Molly Shattuck, the 47-year-old former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader, and a 15-year-old boy which has lead to the mother-of-three being charged with third-degree rape was instigated by her own son, police have revealed. According to Delaware State Police, it was one of Shattuck’s own children who urged the unnamed victim to text his mom because ‘she is obsessed with you’ after spotting photos of the teen on Instagram.
  • Ravens tried to ‘cover up’ Ray Rice knockout video, report says

    09/20/2014 11:54:32 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 22 replies
    The Ravens and the NFL were reeling Friday night from an explosive report stating the team conducted a wide-ranging cover-up of Ray Rice's elevator assault almost immediately after it happened in February.
  • Rice,Woods&Weiner Scandals.All Share Similar Reasons Why Wives Never Left Them.

    09/14/2014 4:08:48 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 35 replies
    Starting off with the Ray Rice elevator knock-out incident.After the abuse Janay went through,you would assume she would of filed for divorce.But obviously we all know why she wont leave him.Janay probably has no real skills/talent where she could just walk away and move on with her life.Just like with Elin Woods and Huma Weiner.Three completely different scenarios,but in the end they all stayed with their scandalous husbands.My Man Could Of Killed Me In The Elevator!,but that's OK,he has a lot of money,therefore he gets a pass,I forgive him.No Big Deal.And another perfect example of a high profile woman not...
  • From the Levant to Ferguson to Baltimore, The Most Violent Summer in Years

    09/14/2014 5:28:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | September 14, 2014 | Bishop Gene Robinson
    What is happening to us, and what can we do about it? Confronting violence starts with confronting our anxiety about it.I know, the world is a violent place. But doesn’t this summer, and the last few weeks, seem especially so? From the global scene to the most personal, we seem to have settled for violence as the “new normal” at every level. This week, we observed the 13th anniversary of 9/11. That terrible day affected all of us, each of us being able to describe where we were and what we felt as the Trade Center towers fell. Yet, 13...
  • Report: Rice set to appeal NFL's indefinite suspension Monday

    09/14/2014 6:20:35 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 72 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | 9/14/2014 | staff
    When the Baltimore Ravens released Ray Rice earlier this week, the NFL followed suit with its own punishment and suspended the running back indefinitely. How long that suspension may last is unclear, but it sounds like Rice plans to fight it. Citing multiple media reports, NBC Sports' Pro Football Talk says Rice intends to file an appeal Monday that "will be handled by the NFLPA and by an outside lawyer retained by Rice." Initially, Rice received a two-game suspension in July, after an initial video showed him dragging his unconscious then-fiancee, Janay Palmer, out of a casino elevator in New...
  • New Jersey prosecutor who let Ray Rice off the hook is throwing the book at a young mother of two

    09/14/2014 6:59:30 PM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 14 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | September 8, 2014 | Ashe Schow
    Following the release of new footage that seems to show now former-Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée in the face, it’s important to remember that the prosecutor who let Rice off with a slap on the wrist is now trying to throw the book at a young mother of two who tried to protect herself and her family from violence. Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain approved an application for admitting Rice into New Jersey’s Pre-Trial Intervention program that allowed the NFL star to avoid jail time. Instead, Rice has to undergo counseling and will be immediately incarcerated...
  • ESPN sources contradict Roger Goodell's 'ambiguous' statement

    09/12/2014 11:54:08 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 46 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 9/12/2014 | staff reports
    Four sources close to Ray Rice have told ESPN [link at URL] that the former Ravens running back acknowledged to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell during the league's investigation that he punched Janay Rice in an Atlantic city elevator, knocking her unconscious. If that is the case, it would seem to contradict Goodell's statement to CBS this week that Rice's account of the February assault in the Revel casino to investigators was 'ambiguous'. "Ray didn't lie to the commissioner," one of the sources said on ESPN's "outside the Lines." "He told the full truth to Goodell - he made it clear...
  • Did the NFL indefinitely suspend Ray Rice because they saw the video or because we saw it?

    09/09/2014 8:39:13 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 107 replies
    9/9/2014 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist
    Did the NFL suspend Ray Rice indefinitely after he was given an initial 2 game suspension because A.) they saw the video inside the elevator, or B.) because we saw the inside-the-elevator video? If it is because of A, then why did they formulate a 6 game suspension to be followed by banning for a second offense and not apply the 6 game rule to Ray Rice? If this is because the inside-the-elevator video surfaced, then will the NFL have a system for those who are caught by video and those not caught by video? In the end, IMHO, Ray...
  • Ray Rice's wife defends player, blasts media

    09/09/2014 7:45:10 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 108 replies
    cbs ^ | 9/9/2014 | ap
    One day after Ray Rice was cut loose from the Baltimore Ravens following the release of a video showing him striking and knocking out his then-fiancee, his wife is defending her husband and blasting the media for the pain caused to her family. In an Instagram post apparently written by Janay Rice, she said she felt like she was "mourning the death of my closest friend." "I woke up this morning, feeling like I had a horrible nightmare, feeling like I'm mourning the death of my closest friend," Janay Rice wrote in the post. "But to have to accept the...
  • URGENT - Janay Rice Statement (actual headline)

    09/09/2014 6:54:50 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 74 replies
    CNN ^ | Sept. 9, 2014
    (CNN) -- Janay Rice, wife of suspended NFL player Ray Rice who was released by the Baltimore Ravens, apparently posted a statement Tuesday on Instagram calling the situation a "nightmare." "To take something away from the man I love that he has worked his ass off for all his life just to gain ratings is a horrific (sic)," she wrote. The actions against Ray Rice were taken Monday after a video surfaced showing him knocking her out with a punch in February. The Instagram post, reported by various media, appeared to be authentic.
  • FOX SPORTS 570am in Los Angeles -- Ravens release Ray Rice

    09/08/2014 11:25:23 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 152 replies
    fox sports ^ | 9-8-14
    Breaking -- because of new footage inside the elevator, Ravens have released Ray Rice.
  • Maine Governor to "Boycott NFL" Following Weak Punishment of Ray Rice

    08/09/2014 1:20:21 AM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 45 replies
    Town Hall ^ | Christine Rousselle
    Maine Gov. Paul LePage is not thrilled with the way the NFL has handled the suspension of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, and said today on a radio show that he intends on boycotting the NFL and will be sending NFL Commissioner Roger Gooddell a letter criticizing the relatively light punishment Rice received for beating his fiancé unconscious. "They care so little about our women and our children that they’re going to hire these barbarians who go and hit their wives and their kids and they’re gonna get a slap on the hand? And some guy got a year...
  • Ravens fans give Ray Rice standing ovation during practice

    07/29/2014 2:16:44 PM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 44 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | 29 July 2014 | http://www.si.com/nfl/2014/07/29/baltimore-ravens-fans-ray-rice-standing-ovation?xid=nl_siextra
    Baltimore Ravens fans gave running back Ray Rice a standing ovation as he jogged onto the field during training camp practice on Monday, according to the team's website. Rice acknowledged the cheering fans by pointing to the crowd. Rice was seen on video in February dragging his then-fiancée out of an Atlantic City casino elevator. He was charged with third-degree aggravated assault after Janay Palmer, whom he later married, was left unconscious following the incident. Rice agreed to enter into a diversion program to avoid a jail sentence. More: Lenient penalty for Ray Rice troubling proof of where NFL's priorities...
  • Ravens' Ray Rice apologizes for actions in March

    05/24/2014 6:29:45 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 9 replies
    His voice cracking with emotion, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice acknowledged Friday that he “failed miserably” and apologized for the actions that led to his arrest on assault charges. Rice was arrested following a Feb. 15 altercation in Atlantic City, in which he allegedly struck fiancee Janay Palmer. The couple married in late February, and both went to the stage at the team training complex for their first public comment since the arrest. “I failed miserably, but I wouldn’t call myself a failure because I’m working my way back up,” Rice said. Rice was accepted Tues­day into a diversion...
  • Mike Tomlin, Steelers could face ‘stiff financial penalties’ and possible loss of draft pick

    12/02/2013 1:48:29 PM PST · by george76 · 54 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | December 2, 2013 | Justin Tasch
    the NFL has performed 'an aggressive review' of the play in question, where Tomiln appeared to intentionally get in the path of Baltimore kick returner Jacoby Jones on a could-be touchdown, forcing Jones to alter his route and run towards a Pittsburgh defender. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin was caught by television cameras Thursday night with a big smile on his face after his positioning on a third-quarter kick return from Ravens receiver Jacoby Jones — in which Tomlin had part of his right foot on the field as he watched the return on the video board with his back to...
  • Report: Jacoby Jones was ‘bleeding everywhere’ after being injured by stripper

    09/23/2013 8:10:51 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 50 replies
    FOXSports.com ^ | September 23rd | Sam Gardner
    According to TMZ, Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones was hurt early Monday morning when a stripper named Sweet Pea smashed a giant champagne bottle over his head during a brawl on a party bus. I know, I know, it sounds outrageous. But according to the gossip site, the story is legit — and becomes more believable when you consider the company Jones was with. Per TMZ, this is how it went down:
  • Matt Birk: Ex-Viking skipped Ravens' White House visit because of his pro-life stance

    06/07/2013 6:17:07 AM PDT · by rhema · 17 replies
    St. Paul Pioneer Press ^ | 6/7/13 | Aaron Wilson
    Retired six-time Pro Bowl center and former Viking Matt Birk skipped the Baltimore Ravens' visit to the White House on Wednesday for political reasons. Specifically, the St. Paul native took issue with President Barack Obama's support of Planned Parenthood. Birk is a staunch Catholic father of six children who's against abortion and has taken a strong pro-life stance. Birk has also spoken out in the past in favor of traditional marriage prior to same-sex marriage becoming legal last year in Maryland. "I wasn't there," Birk said in an interview on KFAN-FM. "I would say that I have great respect for...
  • Matt Birk skips Obama meeting because of president’s Planned Parenthood prayer

    06/06/2013 2:14:27 PM PDT · by Welchie25 · 19 replies
    Catholic Review ^ | June 6, 2013 | George P. Matysek Jr.
    Citing President Barack Obama’s recent call for God to “bless” Planned Parenthood, former All-Pro Ravens’ Center Matt Birk declined to attend a June 5 White House ceremony honoring the Super Bowl-champion Ravens. In a June 6 interview with Minneapolis-St. Paul’s KFAN Sports-Radio FM-100.3, Birk said he had “great respect for the office of the presidency,” but could not endorse Obama’s statement “in any way.” The president made the invocation during an April 26 speech at the Planned Parenthood Conference in Washington, D.C. “Planned Parenthood performs about 330,000 abortions a year,” Birk said. “I am Catholic, I am active in the...
  • 4 gay NFL players could come out on the same day, Brendon Ayanbadejo says

    04/05/2013 8:34:12 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 117 replies
    SB Nation ^ | 4/5/13 | Andrew Sharp
    Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo was released by Baltimore this offseason, and on the heels of comments earlier this week where he suggested that he was cut in part because of his outspoken stance on gay rights and equality issues, Ayanbadejo clarified himself to the Baltimore Sun on Friday. During an hour-long interview he made it clear that he harbors no resentment for the Ravens, and respects them for the support they offered him throughout his career both on and off the field. But that's not all. ...Ayanbadejo had this to say: "I think it will happen sooner than you think,"...
  • Rowdy Fans Pack The Streets After Ravens Win The Super Bowl

    02/04/2013 1:57:47 PM PST · by Biggirl · 25 replies
    http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/ ^ | February 4,2013 | CBS Baltimore
    BALTIMORE (WJZ)—Baltimore City police had their hands full managing the huge crowds of celebrating Ravens fans who took to the streets after Sunday night’s victory. In Fells Point, thousands of people danced in the streets.
  • Super Bowl XLVII, Baltimore Ravens v San Francisco 49ers--LIVE THREAD

    02/03/2013 8:25:08 AM PST · by Perdogg · 840 replies
    Super Bowl XLVII, February 3rd, 2013 New Orleans Mercedes Benz Dome, CBS-TV, Westwood One radio, 630pm EST Baltimore Ravens v San Francisco 49ers (-4.5, O/U 47.5)
  • Report: Ray Lewis Used Banned Substance From Deer-Antler Extract

    01/29/2013 10:33:49 AM PST · by mmichaels1970 · 30 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 1/29/2013 | Tony Lee
    Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis may have used a banned substance to recover from his torn triceps in order to come back and play this season. According to a report in Sports Illustrated, Lewis contacted a company to obtain a "a deer-antler velvet extract after tearing his triceps in October."
  • Ray Lewis’s ties to Atlanta murders now a footnote, but one victim’s family struggles to cope

    01/25/2013 5:30:23 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 4 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Fri January 25, 2013 | Kent Babb
    Akron, Ohio — She disappears into a back room to find her hat and gloves. Nearly 13 years have passed since someone killed Priscilla Lollar’s oldest child, and in that time, she says, she has never visited his grave. She has thought about what that moment would be like, and deep down she knows it is something she needs to do. But she’s afraid that pain would soon follow, and so instead, Priscilla has chosen for years to feel nothing. Early on Jan. 31, 2000, Richard Lollar and a childhood friend, Jacinth Baker, were stabbed to death in Atlanta. This...
  • Harbaugh parents brace for ‘thrill of victory’ and ‘agony of defeat’

    01/24/2013 12:52:13 PM PST · by MDJohnPaul · 4 replies
    The Catholic Review ^ | Jan. 24, 2013 | George P. Matysek Jr.
    When the Baltimore Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers on Thanksgiving night in 2011 – and John Harbaugh beat younger brother, Jim, in the first-ever NFL matchup of coaching brothers – Jack Harbaugh peeked into the Ravens’ locker room after the game. Jack Harbaugh, John and Jim’s father, was impressed by how ecstatic everyone was. There was nothing but celebration and smiling faces. “I thought to myself, we really aren’t needed here,” Jack Harbaugh recalled, speaking to local and national media during a Jan. 24 conference call. He walked across the hallway at the Baltimore football stadium. The mood in...
  • Players’ Support of Gay Marriage Alters N.F.L. Image

    09/09/2012 6:01:55 AM PDT · by scottjewell · 69 replies
    New York Times ^ | Sep 8 2012 | Adam Himmelsbach
    Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo has been a consistent supporter of legalizing same-sex marriage. In 2011, he filmed his own video backing this November’s ballot initiative in Maryland and posted it on YouTube, and he recently donated Ravens tickets to a Marylanders for Marriage Equality fund-raiser. of Emmett C. Burns Jr., a Maryland state delegate who opposes same-sex marriage. On Aug. 29, Burns sent a letter to Steve Bisciotti, the Ravens’ owner, urging him to “inhibit such expressions from your employee and that he be ordered to cease and desist such injurious actions.” Burns’s letter elicited an aggressive, searing response...
  • Art Modell dies at 87

    09/06/2012 4:45:59 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 41 replies
    BALTIMORE -- Former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell has died. He was 87. The team said Modell died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he had been admitted Wednesday. A cause of death was not given. Modell was among the most important figures in the NFL as owner of the Cleveland Browns, which became the Ravens after he took the team to Baltimore in 1996 in a move that tarnished his reputation as one of the league's most innovative and influential owners
  • NFL PLAYOFFS THREAD - Jan. 22

    01/22/2012 10:41:56 AM PST · by doug from upland · 114 replies
    http://espn.go.com/nfl/ | 1-22-12 | dfu
    Eli and Brady rematch? Two brothers? Give your predictions and make comments here.
  • A funeral home director and a priest walk into a stadium

    01/14/2012 7:06:03 AM PST · by MDJohnPaul · 6 replies
    The Catholic Review ^ | Jan. 13, 2012 | George P. Matysek Jr.
    Charles Hauboldt, a Texas funeral home owner, wants nothing more than to see his Houston Texans bury the Baltimore Ravens’ Super Bowl drive at this Sunday’s big game at M&T Bank Stadium. He’ll get his chance as the winning bidder for a playoff ticket auctioned by a Texas Catholic priest and rabid Ravens’ fan. Hauboldt’s high bid of $2,115 won him the ticket, a flight to Baltimore, lodging and ground transportation – not to mention the chance to sit next to Trinitarian Father Stan DeBoe, the man who put the ticket up for grabs. The money will be used to...
  • 2011 NFL WEEK 17 LIVE THREAD [last week of the season!]

    01/01/2012 6:20:29 AM PST · by big'ol_freeper · 58 replies
    Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers - 1PM FOX Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans - 1PM CBS Indianapolis Colts at Jacksonville Jaguars - 1PM CBS New York Jets at Miami Dolphins - 1PM CBS Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings - 1PM FOX Buffalo Bill at New England Patriots - 1PM CBS Carolina Panthers at New Orleans Saints - 1PM FOX Washington Redskins at Philadelphia Eagles - 1PM FOX San Francisco 49ers at St. Louis Rams - 1PM FOX Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals - 4:15PM FOX Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons - 4:15PM FOX Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati...
  • Ravens' Matt Birk speaks up for life

    03/16/2011 6:09:28 AM PDT · by MDJohnPaul · 5 replies
    The Catholic Review ^ | March 16, 2011 | George P. Matysek Jr.
    Planned Parenthood almost seemed like a permanent fixture in the Minnesota community where Baltimore Raven Matt Birk grew up. Located just two miles from his home in St. Paul, the abortion clinic operated for three straight decades. Then, the godfather of one of Birk’s five children opened a pro-life pregnancy resource center across the street from the clinic. People of faith began praying regularly for women and their unborn children – participating in sidewalk counseling and providing help for women to bring their children to term. Adrianna, Birk’s wife, volunteered at the center. Thanks to their efforts, the abortion clinic...
  • Super Bowl Sister picks Packers, says ‘Big Ben’s clock is rung’

    02/04/2011 9:42:47 AM PST · by MDJohnPaul · 7 replies · 1+ views
    The Narthex at The Catholic Review ^ | Feb. 3, 2011 | George P. Matysek Jr.
    Here’s some news Baltimore Ravens’ fans will love. Providence Sister Jean Kenny, a nationally known Super Bowl prognosticator, is picking the Green Bay Packers over the Pittsburgh Steelers in this Sunday’s big game. The Chicago nun, who has made late-night talk show appearances on Jay Leno and Conan O’Brien in the past, predicts Super Bowl XLV’s final score will be 24-21. According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Sister Jean is 18-7 in selecting winners since 1986. The Catholic schoolteacher’s foray into game picks began in 1986 when the Bears made it to the Super Bowl and Sister Jean was one of...
  • VIDEO REPORT: John Harbaugh on his Catholic faith

    12/20/2010 5:28:42 AM PST · by MDJohnPaul · 12 replies · 1+ views
    The Narthex at The Catholic Review ^ | Dec. 19, 2010 | George P. Matysek Jr.
    Baltimore Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh talks about his Catholic faith on a video report posted on this blog. Great stuff! He's a dedicated Christian man.
  • UAV Ravens Keep an Eye in Iraqi Skies

    07/22/2009 10:19:23 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 1,276+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq ^ | Pfc. Justin Naylor, USA
    Pfc. Eloy Martinez, 1st Cavalry Division, demonstrates how to properly launch a Raven UAV. Martinez and his partner, Spc. Andrew Larsen, use the Raven to gain aerial intelligence that helps Soldiers in their battalion stay out of harm's way. Photo by Pfc. Justin Naylor, 1st Cavalry Division. KIRKUK — Launching an unmanned aircraft by throwing it in the air really hard might not sound too technologically advanced, but with surveillance equipment and auto navigational systems on board, these easily-deployable UAVs can be the difference between life and death on the battlefields of Iraq. This aircraft, known as a "Raven," is...
  • Twitter breaking news reporting Steve Mcnair has died [Gunshot-Link #8]

    07/04/2009 12:56:22 PM PDT · by Mmogamer · 179 replies · 16,160+ views
    BNO | 07/04/09 | BNO
    Thats all it says
  • Video: The obligatory “skull-rattling hit that almost broke Willis McGahee’s neck” clip

    01/19/2009 2:51:42 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 51 replies · 1,539+ views
    Hot Air ^ | January 19, 2009 11:55 am | Allahpundit
    One of the most vicious collisions you’ll ever see, posted here because I know most of you watched the game and are wondering how he’s doing. Miraculously, despite “significant” neck pain, he’s “neurogically intact” with movement in all his limbs. No diagnosis yet but presumably it’s whiplash and/or a concussion. So brutal was this that, after watching the replay, I was hoping he was “merely” paralyzed and not actually dead on the field. Click the image to watch.
  • NFL CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES LIVE THREAD

    01/18/2009 9:09:11 AM PST · by mainepatsfan · 1,374 replies · 15,223+ views
    @ 3:00PM ET - FOX @ 6:30PM ET - CBS
  • Ravens-Steelers rivalry as nasty as it gets

    01/17/2009 11:32:15 AM PST · by shielagolden · 36 replies · 996+ views
    msn.foxsports.com/ ^ | January 17, 2009 | Alex Marvez
    PITTSBURGH - Trash talking, hard hitting, spitting, fighting and nail-biting finishes. Everything you want in a football feud can be found between the teams in Sunday's AFC Championship game. Basically, everything the Pittsburgh Steelers once shared with the Cleveland Browns. Stealing the latter franchise in the mid-1990s wasn't enough for the city of Baltimore. Crabtown had to net Cleveland's biggest rival as well. The Ravens have become Public Enemy No. 1 in Pittsburgh while the Browns aren't even on the most wanted list. Steelers players don't deny it, either. "Each and every year we play Baltimore, it's one of those...
  • Rendell roots for the "Steagles"...for now

    01/13/2009 8:06:39 AM PST · by Salena Zito · 26 replies · 1,587+ views
    The Pittsburgh Tribune Review ^ | January 13, 2009 5 :56 AM | Salena Zito
    This coming Sunday, Gov. Edward G. Rendell will be all out for both the Philadelphia Eagles and the Pittsburgh Steelers in their NFL conference championship games. But if both teams happen to win, well, then it is all Eagles. Rendell told the New York Times that he has to be loyal. “If it costs me some political points, that’s life.” Rendell is a rabid Eagles fan, and is pretty sure that rabid Steelers fans would understand his Eagle loyalty. “The casual fans might be upset, but I don’t care,” he said. During World War II, the Steelers and the Eagles...
  • NFL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFF WEEKEND LIVE THREAD

    01/10/2009 8:26:14 AM PST · by mainepatsfan · 1,085 replies · 11,968+ views
    2008 NFL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFF WEEKEND LIVE THREAD January 10th - 4:30PM ET @ January 10th - 8:15PM ET @ January 11th - 1:00PM ET @ January 11th - 4:45PM ET @
  • Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh finds winning combination

    11/14/2008 1:43:10 PM PST · by MDJohnPaul · 8 replies · 1,705+ views
    The Catholic Review ^ | Nov. 14, 2008 | George P. Matysek Jr.
    Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh finds winning combination By George P. Matysek Jr. gmatysek@catholicreview.org Not long ago, John Harbaugh walked into a barbershop near his home off Falls Road. As the wholesome-looking 46-year-old sat in the barber’s chair with a smock draped around his torso, a young hairdresser carefully snipped his closely-cropped brown hair. “What are you doing this weekend?” she asked casually. He offered an answer that he has been able to get away with most of his life. “Oh, I don’t know,” he replied, “a little bit of this and that.” The hairdresser kept up her poker face...
  • Flocks of ravens in killing spree

    05/05/2008 5:25:49 PM PDT · by Renfield · 22 replies · 250+ views
    The Observer (U.K.) ^ | 5-04-08 | Paul Kelbie
    Like a scene from Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds, large groups of ravens are flocking together to attack defenceless victims and eat them alive. Throughout the country, farmers have reported a rise in the number of calves, lambs, and sheep pecked to death. Animals not killed have been left in agony as the birds eat their eyes, tongues and the soft flesh of their underbelly. Farmers are demanding the right to destroy the protected birds, but the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds says it does not see any need for a change to legislation.....
  • Military Use of Unmanned Aircraft Soars

    01/01/2008 2:50:40 PM PST · by george76 · 32 replies · 298+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 1-1-08 | LOLITA C. BALDOR
    The military's reliance on unmanned aircraft that can watch, hunt and sometimes kill insurgents has soared to more than 500,000 hours in the air, largely in Iraq... the Air Force more than doubled its monthly use of drones between January and October... The dramatic increase in the development and use of drones across the armed services reflects what will be an even more aggressive effort over the next 25 years... For some Air Force pilots, that means climbing out of the cockpit and heading to places such as Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada, where they can remotely fly the...
  • Four Ravens fined for improper conduct relating to officials

    Four Ravens fined for improper conduct relating to officials National Football League Four Baltimore Ravens players have been fined for violating league rules prohibiting the abuse of game officials, the NFL announced Friday. Bart Scott was fined $25,000 for verbally abusing game officials and throwing an official’s flag into the stands during last Monday night’s Baltimore-New England game Samari Rolle, Chris McAlister, and Derrick Mason were fined $15,000 each for publicly questioning the integrity of the officiating in last Monday night’s game. “This is about the importance of sportsmanship and respecting the integrity of our game,” said NFL Executive Vice...
  • ESPN football earns record ratings (Patriot-Ravens game made cable history)

    12/05/2007 7:54:01 PM PST · by RDTF · 38 replies · 1,024+ views
    Variety via Drudge Report ^ | Dec 5, 2007 | John Dempsey
    More people watched the New England Patriots squeeze past the Baltimore Ravens on ESPN's "Monday Night Football" than viewed any other program in the history of cable TV. Game drew a total aud of 17.5 million viewers, besting the previous record of 17.2 million set in August by Disney Channel's "High School Musical 2." The Patriots are undefeated and could end up as the second NFL team ever to go through an entire season without a loss (the Miami Dolphins did it in 1972). ESPN's Monday cablecast of the Patriots-Ravens bout finished first for the night among programs on all...
  • Cleveland Browns 27, Baltimore Ravens 13

    09/30/2007 3:37:59 PM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 12 replies · 259+ views
    Yahoo Sports ^ | September 30, 2007 | TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer
    CLEVELAND (AP) -- Picked on for years, the Cleveland Browns finally gave a black eye to one of the NFL's biggest bullies. Derek Anderson threw two touchdown passes, Jamal Lewis ran for one against his former team and the Browns, considered the 98-pound weaklings of the rugged AFC North, surprised the Baltimore Ravens 27-13 Sunday. With their second win over a division opponent this month, the Browns (2-2) looked nothing like the inept team that was embarrassed 34-7 in their home opener three weeks ago by Pittsburgh. Instead, Anderson, who has had a tendency to make poor decisions, made mostly...
  • LIVE THREAD - MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL 10/9 - Baltimore @ Denver

    10/09/2006 5:36:24 PM PDT · by thoughtomator · 6 replies · 297+ views
    In light of Foleygate and NK nuke(?) testing, it seems we have lost sight of what is truly important... MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL!!!! The Baltimore Ravens visit Denver in what is sure to be a good game! May the best team win!
  • Cleveland Browns 20, Baltimore Ravens 16

    01/01/2006 5:01:50 PM PST · by Chi-townChief · 23 replies · 483+ views
    Yahoo Sports ^ | January 1, 2006 | TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer
    CLEVELAND (AP) -- Sudden turmoil and rumors twisting around the Cleveland Browns led to something factual: their first division win. Dennis Northcutt's 62-yard punt return for a touchdown helped the Browns close a tumultuous final weekend Sunday with a 20-16 win over the Baltimore Ravens, who finished 0-8 on the road. Earlier this season, Northcutt twice brought back punts for TDs only to have them nullified by penalties. But after his third-quarter jaunt, when he reversed field and picked up some blocks, Northcutt checked to be certain there were no penalty flags and waved his arms like an official....
  • IN THE NFL TODAY: Preseason Week 1 scores & the NFL NewsWire

    08/14/2005 11:15:02 AM PDT · by cgk · 19 replies · 1,109+ views
    ESPN & Various ^ | 8-14-04 | misc
    National Football League News Wire The following stories are the most recent transmissions from ESPN.com wire sources Sunday, August 14, 2005Ex-NFL player Robbins arrested on marijuana charge - AP (1:47 PM ET)Panthers, at almost 100 percent, are excited after preseason win - AP (1:25 PM ET) Raiders assistant taken to hospital after fainting on sideline - AP (2:08 AM ET)UNDATED: yards receiving. - AP (1:39 AM ET) Saturday, August 13, 2005NFL Preseason Capsules - AP (11:38 PM ET) Schottenheimer sticking with errant kicker Kaeding - AP (10:15 PM ET)Panthers retire Mills' jersey at halftime - AP (9:50 PM ET)Without Owens,...
  • Ray Lewis Wants A New Deal

    06/15/2005 11:58:00 AM PDT · by sean327 · 38 replies · 1,919+ views
    jimrome.com ^ | 14 June 2005 | Jim Rome
    Speculation is Baltimore Ravens Linebacker Ray Lewis may want a new contract and that he could be looking for a $50 million dollar signing bonus. Look, Lewis is a great player, a great leader, a great personality and I like that pre-game dance as much as anybody, but $50 million to sign? Is Ray Lewis a Middle Linebacker or did he find a cure for cancer? If they were to ever give Ray Ray $50 mill up front, what sort of effect would that have on the cap? Will Kyle Boller and Jamal Lewis play for free? I want to...
  • This Week in the NFL

    06/03/2005 7:20:02 AM PDT · by Asphalt · 110 replies · 1,421+ views
    6/3/05 | Jesse Schupack
    Ladies and Gentlemen we have 64 days remaining until the kickoff of the NFL season with the American Bowl game in Japan. The pre season starts five days later, and the regular season is only 97 days away! Here are some of the top stories from this week in the NFL:Chiefs part ways with receiver MortonNFL applauds 49ers' response to media training filmSeahawks cut twoEagles RB Westbrook ends holdout, signs tenderRavens RB Lewis released from prison, hopes to attend minicampUnrestricted & Restricted NFL Free Agent Signings Statement from NFL Spokesman re: 49ers' Media Training VideoStingy is good: Jets hand Henderson...