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NFL

Ozzie Newsome acknowledges ‘time crunch’ factor for Super Bowl champions … – Baltimore Sun

Ozzie Newsome acknowledges ‘time crunch’ factor for Super Bowl champions …Baltimore SunBy the time the Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII last year in New Orleans, it was already the first week of February. That’s a few weeks before the NFL scouting combine and just over a month until the launch […]

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London

‘Downton Abbey’ Season 4 finale recap: London calling – Baltimore Sun (blog)

Baltimore Sun (blog)The Crawleys are in London and their “other home.” Not a manse compared to Downton, but can anything be fairly compared to Downton? Still, they’re bravely making do! It’s at least eight months after the last episode, and the fam is preparing for Rose’s …‘Downton Abbey’ season finale recap: London CallingEntertainment WeeklyWatch ‘Downton […]

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Sports

An Olympic rivalry: USA vs. Canada women’s ice hockey – CBS News

CBS NewsFormer NHL player and coach Kevin Dineen replaced him, but the Americans won four straight times heading into the Olympics. Then, in a rare round-robin matchup between the sports’ two top powers, Canada won 3-2. Switzerland beat Sweden earlier …Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Day 13 Winners and LosersBleacher ReportWinter Olympics 2014 medal standings: Team […]

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News

Violence in Ukraine Creates Deepening Clash Between East and West – New York Times

New York TimesProtesters on Wednesday burned documents after trying to take over a government office in Ternopil, Ukraine. The violence in the country has killed at least 25 people this week. Rostyslav Kovalchuk/Reuters. MOSCOW — The two sides in what is developing …Ukraine crisis: President and opposition agree truceBBC NewsWestern leaders express concern over mounting […]

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Sports

Signing Ubaldo Jimenez shows the Orioles are willing to make a move – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore SunSARASOTA, Fla. — Let’s not get too carried away. Free agent pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez is not going to be mistaken for Clayton Kershaw any time soon, but the 30-year-old right-hander who agreed to a four-year deal with the Orioles on Monday is the significant …Orioles near deal with righthander Ubaldo JimenezBoston.comBaltimore Orioles acquire pitcher […]

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Sports

Baltimore Orioles acquire pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesFree-agent pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez and the Baltimore Orioles reportedly have agreed to a contract, pending a physical. Sources said the contract is for four years and worth $48 million to $50 million. The Baltimore Sun and The Associated Press …Jimenez headed to BaltimoreFOXSports.comAfter quiet offseason, Orioles take gamble on Ubaldo JimenezSI.comAP source: Jimenez […]

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NFL NFL blogs

Ravens RB Rice Arrested Then Released

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and his fiancé were involved in an altercation at the Revel Casino in Atlantic City, NJ late Saturday night. The Baltimore Sun broke the story on Sunday. Rice’s lawyer, Andrew Alperstein, called the incident a “very minor physical altercation”. Rice was released on his own recognizance. Michael Diamondstein, a philly-based […]

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Sports

US women’s hockey crushes Sweden to reach gold medal game – CBS News

CBS NewsThe U.S. has medaled in every Winter Games since women’s hockey was added in 1998, and just once – with a loss to Sweden in the 2006 semifinals – failed to reach the Olympic championship game. CBSSports.com: Complete coverage of the 2014 Winter …Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 hockey schedule: Women’s semifinals underwaySB NationSochi Olympics […]

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Sports

Report: Former Texan Ed Reed has $50K stolen from his car in Houston – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comEd Reed had a forgettable stint with the Texans in 2013. It doesn’t help he just had money stolen from him while in Houston in 2014. Houston television station KPRC reports $50,000 was taken from a car belonging to the safety. According to Houston police, …Former Texan Ed Reed robbed of 50K in HoustonMyFox HoustonEd […]

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Sports

Russian skater Evgeny Plushenko pulls out of Winter Olympics and retires – The Guardian

The GuardianPlushenko, a huge crowd favourite, was competing at his fourth Olympics. His controversial inclusion in the team came after he was second in the Russian national championship, which was won by an up-and-coming 18-year-old skater, but was included for …Winter Olympics 2014: Plushenko withdraws with injury, retires from skating …Penn LiveSochi Olympics Day 8: […]

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Sports

Gary Kubiak named Ravens’ new offensive coordinator – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore SunRavens’ John Harbaugh named former Houston Texans head coach, Gary Kubiak as the Ravens’ new offensive coordinator. He will be joined by one of his former Texans assistants, Rick Dennison, as QB coach. (Kevin Richardson/Baltimore Sun).Former Texans Coach Kubiak Hired by RavensKOLOGary Kubiak & Rick Dennison Welcome Press ConferenceBaltimoreRavens.comNFL Notes: Ravens hire Gary Kubiak […]

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Entertainment

LGBT-themed movies to keep an eye on at Sundance – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore SunThe Sundance Film Festival kicks off in Park City, Utah, Jan. 16, which means a handful of LGBT-related movies will be making their premieres. Whether these flicks get picked up for distribution in theaters is another question entirely. But in the interest of …Latinos represent at 2014 Sundance Film FestivalNew York Daily NewsPark City […]

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Sports

Jim Caldwell: Jim Caldwell to interview for Lions, Redskins – Rotoworld.com

Rotoworld.comNFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports Ravens OC Jim Caldwell will interview for the Lions and Redskins head-coaching vacancies. Caldwell took over for Cam Cameron as the Ravens’ offensive coordinator late in the 2012 season and immediately turned the …Executive: Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell expected to interview for …Baltimore SunWashington Redskins to interview Jim CaldwellFanSided […]

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Sports

Patriots get important road win, aided by inept Ravens offense – Boston.com

Boston.comOne, the Patriots still can bring the heat on the road — even their slapdash defense, which kept the Ravens off the scoreboard until just over nine minutes remained in the game. And two, the Ravens’ offense is pretty mediocre, especially when Joe Flacco is …Bengals win big; Clinch AFC North with Ravens lossFOXSports.com‘D’ comes […]

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Sports

Patriots bring out the best in Ravens QB Joe Flacco – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSomething about facing the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady inspires the best in Baltimore Ravens reigning Super Bowl MVP quarterback Joe Flacco. Flacco’s nine postseason victories are tied with Brady, a three-time Super Bowl winner, …Baltimore leans on TuckerVancouver SunPats need to find awayBoston HeraldNew England Patriots – TeamReportGlobalPostMiamiHerald.com –Baltimore Sun –The […]

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Sports

Orioles won’t sign Balfour – Washington Post

Washington PostBALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles will not be signing free agent closer Grant Balfour. Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette says that the club was not satisfied with the results of his physical examination. A sculpture is …Balfour says he’s totally fine after Orioles back out of deal – updatedSan Francisco […]

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tech

Working weekend? NASA astronauts gear up for Saturday spacewalk on ISS – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesA pair of NASA astronauts are gearing up for a trio of spacewalks to fix a cooling loop aboard the International Space Station. The three-part show will take place Saturday, Monday and Wednesday – Christmas Day. Astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Michael …Top 5 Space Station Repair Spacewalk DangersNational GeographicWaterbury’s Rick Mastracchio to Repair […]

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New York

Driver in fatal New York train crash was ‘in a daze’: sources – Reuters

Reuters(Reuters) – The driver of a New York commuter train that derailed on Sunday, killing four people, told investigators he was “in a daze” shortly before the crash, sources said, and officials lamented his train lacked technology that could have prevented …Brakes weren’t the problem in New York train crash, NTSB saysChristian Science MonitorEngineer in […]

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Sports

Joe Flacco back to form in Ravens’ win over Steelers – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBALTIMORE — If Joe Flacco wants to eradicate the Wildcat packages from the face of the Baltimore Ravens playbook, whining about it in public is not the ticket. That approach, demonstrated earlier this week, isn’t exactly team-first. Yet Flacco showed …Ravens suddenly back in AFC playoff hunt, but still need to fix ‘little things’Baltimore […]

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NFL

World Champion Ravens Hold Mandatory Minicamp

Their Super Bowl celebration is officially over; the Baltimore Ravens began their mandatory minicamp on Tuesday. There are new faces this season, free agents and newly drafted rookies; it the first time they will practice together. The Ravens are hopeful they put the right pieces in place during the offseason. They still have questions to […]

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NFL

Will the Baltimore Ravens Add a Veteran Receiver?

That is the big question the Baltimore Ravens need to answer. After losing several key defensive players in free agency, they traded one key offensive player to the San Francisco 49’ers, wide receiver Anquan Boldin. While they beefed up their defense acquiring veteran players through free agency and drafting rookies; they only selected one wide […]