8:25 PM EDT, Thu April 25, 2019
5 hours ago

Ravens: Westminster's Miles Taylor, weightlifter with cerebral palsy, to announce team's third-round pick

Miles Taylor’s celebrity status keeps growing. The 2013 Westminster High School graduate, who was born with cerebral palsy and gained recent fame from a video of him deadlifting 200 pounds, recently visited the Baltimore Ravens’ complex in Owings Mills and got a chance to meet coach John Harbaugh...
8 hours ago

5 players to watch in Maryland's Red-White spring game

When a new coach takes over a college football program, the winter is used to get familiar with the roster and set the tone off the field. The spring is a time to see what players can do on the field, though many are still learning a playbook and perhaps a different style in which they’re being...
9 hours ago

This Orioles fan swung for the fences with her first tattoo

One could say Cheryl Doyle crushed it on her first tattoo. Doyle, clearly a devoted Orioles fan, recently got a tattoo on her arm: a swinging cartoon Oriole Bird. Next to him is the No. 19, the number of first baseman Chris “Crush” Davis, who was recently mired in a slump of record-breaking proportions...
14 hours ago

A review overturned his hit-by-pitch. Then the Orioles' Stevie Wilkerson hit his first home run.

A 30-second video review reversed home-plate umpire Chad Fairchild’s assertion that a down-and-in slider from Chicago White Sox right-hander Ervin Santana had plunked Orioles right fielder Stevie Wilkerson. It took only three pitches for Wilkerson to make Santana wish it had. After trotting from...
15 hours ago

2019 NFL mock draft (Version 3.0): What could the Ravens do at No. 22?

After months of mock drafts, the wait is nearly over. The Ravens will make their first pick in the NFL draft Thursday night. That might take awhile, too. The first round figures to buzz with trade activity, and Ravens general manager Eric DeCosta could look to move down from No. 22 overall to address...
15 hours ago

Ravens draft preview: Could a falling combine star restock the defense's depleted pass rush?

There will not be a deeper position in this week’s NFL draft than defensive line. It could be historically strong. Strong enough that three of the top eight picks overall could be pass rushers. Strong enough that the top-end talents fortifying it could all be gone by the time the Ravens make their...
22 hours ago

Orioles rookie John Means' breakout April continues in 4-3 victory over White Sox

Once the Orioles finally shifted their attention to the future last season, the list of major league debuts was long. So many familiar names from the top prospect lists. So much future star power. Seemingly a debut a day. And yet it's the last of them, and in the eyes of many the least talented...
Apr 24, 2019

Maryland men's basketball pursuing 7-foot-2 prospect Chol Marial for 2019 class

Though technically out of scholarships to offer, Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon continues to pursue a player who could become the tallest ever to sign with the Terps. According to Pete Kaffey, the coach at Compass Prep in Chandler, Ariz., 7-foot-2, 220-pound center Chol Marial will...
Apr 24, 2019

Ravens fan Mo Gaba will be first person to announce NFL draft pick in Braille

Mo Gaba, the 13-year-old Ravens superfan who is battling cancer for the fourth time, will announce the Ravens’ fourth-round pick Saturday from the Ravens’ Draft Fest at the Inner Harbor, becoming the first person to announce an NFL draft pick in Braille. Mo, a frequent caller on sports talk radio...
Apr 24, 2019

Orioles trade Mike Wright to Mariners, acquire minor league infielder Ryne Ogren

Right-hander Mike Wright’s tenure with the Orioles officially reached its end Wednesday, as he was traded to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for minor league infielder Ryne Ogren. Wright, 29, was designated for assignment Sunday after posting a 9.45 ERA in 10 relief appearances. Having spent the...
Apr 24, 2019

Ravens GM Eric DeCosta has spent his whole career hustling for chance to author his own draft story

Here’s how much Eric DeCosta cares about the NFL draft. A few years back, during the Ravens’ all-day scouting preparations, he used a 15-minute break to meet Kevin Byrne, the team’s executive vice president of public and community relations, for a brisk game of racquetball. Almost immediately,...
Apr 24, 2019

Orioles on deck: How to watch Wednesday's game against White Sox

Orioles (9-16) vs. White Sox (9-13) Where: Camden Yards First pitch: 7:05 p.m. TV/Radio: MASN/105.7 The Fan Starting pitchers: Orioles LHP John Means (2-2, 1.72 ERA) vs. White Sox RHP Ervin Santana (0-1, 10.38 ERA)
Apr 24, 2019

Ravens sign Justin Tucker to contract extension through 2023, NFL's richest for a kicker

All-Pro kicker Justin Tucker has signed a contract extension with the Ravens through 2023, the team announced Wednesday. Tucker, 29, was set to become a free agent after the 2019 season. His four-year extension is worth $23.05 million, including $12.5 million fully guaranteed and an $8 million...
Apr 24, 2019

Orioles' outfield defense has standout night, bringing focus to one of club's strengths

There won't be many nights when the Orioles' outfield defense is as spectacular as it was Tuesday, with Trey Mancini going back to the warning track in right field for difficult catches to end the first and third innings to fittingly frame left fielder Dwight Smith Jr.'s home-run robbery to end...
Apr 24, 2019

Ravens defensive tackle and Alvin Ailey dancer swap moves to launch new school program

Few fans of football and modern dance will ever get to see the two worlds collide on stage. Tuesday afternoon at Henderson-Hopkins Partnership School, about 55 students from Henderson-Hopkins Partnership School and Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women witnessed just that as Ravens defensive...