Which Dallas Buyers Club Characters Are Based on Real People? – Parade

ParadeQ: Are the main characters in Dallas Buyers Club based on real people? —Sean D., Baltimore. A: There really was a Ron Woodroof, the HIV-positive Texan (played by Best Actor…

Ravens Round One Big Board After the NFL Combine – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe Baltimore Ravens went to the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine with a big board in place; but after conducting interviews and watching the on-field workouts, that board has changed…

NFL-Tight end Pitta signs five-year deal with Ravens – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneFeb 28 (Reuters) – Tight end Dennis Pitta, who is a favored target for quarterback Joe Flacco, has signed a five-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens, the National Football…

Ravens re-sign TE Dennis Pitta for five years, $32 million – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Baltimore Ravens addressed one of their major free agent issues Friday by re-signing Dennis Pitta 11 days before the market opens. A person familiar with the contract told…

50 years of real Cleveland winners (slideshow) – The Plain Dealer (blog)

50 years of real Cleveland winners (slideshow)The Plain Dealer (blog)Cleveland’s sense of worth shouldn’t suffer because its last major league sports title came in 1964, when the original Browns won…

Soldier Who Dodged Flag Salute Attacked On Social Media – News One

News OneTariqka Sheffey (pictured), a soldier in the U.S. Army, allegedly hid in her car in order to avoid saluting the American flag. She took a selfie, then posted it…

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,…

Seattle flier has credit for airline that doesn’t fly from Seattle; what now? – The Seattle Times

Seattle flier has credit for airline that doesn’t fly from Seattle; what now?The Seattle TimesLast April, I booked a flight through Expedia from Seattle, where I live, to Baltimore, to…

Shadow banking not so dark [Commentary] – Baltimore Sun

Shadow banking not so dark [Commentary]Baltimore SunThe World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland gave us an excellent window into the concerns that world leaders have about the global economy —…

Hazy flashbacks from members of the 1964 Browns remain Cleveland’s most … – The Plain Dealer

The Plain DealerFor members of that ’64 Browns team, recollections of the 27-0 title-game trouncing of the Baltimore Colts remain intact, but memories of the celebration and aftermath of Cleveland’s…

‘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!…

Ray Rice Sponsor — WE’RE STANDING BY HIM … For Now – TMZ.com

TMZ.comRay Rice is getting major support from one of his sponsors — a company that tells TMZ Sports it’s STANDING BY the Baltimore Ravens star in the wake of his…

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’…

Video shows Rice striking fiancee – ABC News

ABC NewsPolice have video evidence that shows Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking his fiancée unconscious, according to SI.com. Rice and his fiancée, Janay Palmer, were both arrested for…

Video shows Rice striking fiancee – ESPN

ESPNPolice have video evidence that shows Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking his fiancée unconscious, according to SI.com. More From ESPN.com. Hensley With pressure growing to cut Ray Rice,…

Shocking Video Released of Ravens Ray Rice

Things went from bad to worse for Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. Late Saturday night Rice and his fiancé, Janay Palmer, were involved in an altercation at the Revel…

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…

In search of ‘a Seattle-type corner’ – Seahawks.com

Seahawks.comWhile discussing what he labels a “deep” 2014 NFL Draft Class on Tuesday, NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock used the term “Seattle-type corner” when it came to what many teams…

Terrance West NFL Draft Diary – Baltimore Sun (blog)

Terrance West NFL Draft DiaryBaltimore Sun (blog)Editor’s note: Towson junior running back Terrance West declared early for the NFL draft after setting school records with 4,584 rushing yards and 86…

Source: O’s, Ubaldo Jimenez agree – ESPN

ESPNThe Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a four-year deal worth roughly $48 million with right-handed pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez, a source confirmed to ESPN.com‘s Jerry Crasnick. More from ESPN.com. The Orioles…

AP source: Ubaldo Jimenez and Orioles agree to deal – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldIn this Sept. 24, 2013 file photo, Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Cleveland.…

AP source: Jimenez and Orioles agree to deal – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBALTIMORE (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says free-agent pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez and the Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a contract, pending a physical. The person spoke…

Suggs Signs Through 2018 – New York Times

New York TimesLinebacker Terrell Suggs signed a four-year extension with the Ravens on Monday that saves them salary-cap room and puts him in a position to finish his career in…

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…

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…

Deep down Cleveland Indians never wanted inconsistent Ubaldo Jimenez back – The Plain Dealer

Deep down Cleveland Indians never wanted inconsistent Ubaldo Jimenez backThe Plain Dealer… would not be back. The front office enjoyed watching Jimenez pitch them into the postseason for the first…

AP source: Jimenez and Orioles agrees to deal – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBALTIMORE (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says free-agent pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez and the Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a contract, pending a physical. The person spoke…

Cowboys to pay attention to Terrell Suggs’ deal – ESPN (blog)

Cowboys to pay attention to Terrell Suggs’ dealESPN (blog)IRVING, Texas – The NFL offices are closed today for the holiday, but you can bet the Dallas Cowboys will have a…

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…

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 –…

Super Bowl champion arrested along with fiance in Atlantic City – Daily Caller

Daily CallerRay Rice, the star running back for the Baltimore Ravens, was arrested Saturday night for domestic violence in Atlantic City, along with his fiancé Janay A. Palmer. Sgt. Monica…

Duke survives Maryland’s upset bid in last ACC war – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMaryland forward Charles Mitchell’s running jump hook with 2 seconds left hung on the rim briefly before falling out — along with the Terrapins’ upset hopes. No. 9 Duke…

USA defeats Russia in rivalry game decided in shootout – CBS News

CBS NewsLast Updated Feb 15, 2014 11:20 AM EST. SOCHI, Russia — T.J. Oshie scored four times in the shootout and got the winner in the eighth round, leading the…

Turkish MPs pass judicial reforms amid brawl – BBC News

BBC NewsTurkish MPs have approved controversial plans to reform the country’s top judicial body, amid a brawl which left one MP with a broken nose. The government wants the Supreme…

Former Maryland Terps coach Gary Williams a Naismith Memorial Basketball … – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore SunDedication of the court at Comcast to now be the Gary Williams Court. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun /January 25, 2012). “2.