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By Mike Preston and The Baltimore Sun | November 12, 2012
Initially, I had problems with the Ravens running a fake field goal and Sam Koch scoring a touchdown. The score was already 41-17 with 9:20 left in the third quarter, and the Oakland Raiders had no chance of catching up. But once Jacoby Jones ran 105 yards on a kickoff return for a touchdown with 12:34 left in the game, I felt no compassion for Oakland. At that point, the Ravens had to virtually take a knee to not score in the game. On Jones' run, the lead blocker ran through the hole untouched and didn't block anyone.
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From Sun staff reports and news services | September 21, 2014
Chris Moller made a 38-yard field goal with 28 seconds left in the game to lift Morgan State (2-2, 1-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) to a 38-35 victory over Howard (1-3, 0-1) in the New York Urban League Football Classic on Saturday in East Rutherford, N.J. Morgan State opened a 14-0 lead, but Howard rallied with two scoring drives, including a 1-yard run by quarterback Greg McGhee with 5:04 left in the first half. The Bears broke the 14-all halftime tie by adding three touchdowns in the third quarter, two by Herb Walker Jr. But the Bison had one scoring drive in the third and two touchdowns in the fourth to tie the game at 35 with 2:27 left.
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By Betty Driscoll | August 15, 1991
To the attentive eye, each moment of the year has its own beauty, and in the same field, it beholds, every hour, a picture which was never seen before, and which shall never be seen again.Ralph Waldo Emerson TUCKED BETWEEN a tangled woods on one side and an old stone farmhouse and outbuildings on the other, the field lay -- new green in the spring deepening to a cool evergreen in summer as it grew tall with corn. Behind the field stretched a wooded ridge; before it wound a narrow country road.
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By Jeff Zrebiec and Aaron Wilson and The Baltimore Sun | September 21, 2014
CLEVELAND -- Before his final team meeting Saturday night was over, Ravens head coach John Harbaugh opened the floor to his players and asked them if they had any questions about the organization's handling of the Ray Rice situation. The response was silence. As the Ravens' organization continues to face heavy scrutiny for the way it responded to Rice's February assault of his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City, N.J., casino elevator, the players continue to say that it's not a distraction on the field.
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By Tricia Bishop | May 29, 2012
UPDATED WITH DETAILS OF CHAN'S ARREST Two men were sentenced last week for jumping onto the field in Oriole Park in separate incidents, though only one is likely to have a conviction on his record a year from now. Peter Chan, identified in court records as a 23-year-old from Towson, was found guilty of trespassing Friday in Baltimore's district court.  He was given a 90-day suspended jail sentenced and ordered to pay a $500 fine and...
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By Jeff Seidel and For The Baltimore Sun | March 17, 2013
No. / School / Prev. 1. / McDonogh / -- 2. / Gilman / 1 3. / Century / 9 4. / Hereford / -- 5. / Digital Harbor / -- 6. / Loyola / -- 7. / Severna Park / 5 8. / Mount St. Joseph / 2 9. / Pikesville / -- 10. / Mount Hebron / -- Other teams considered: Liberty, Old Mill, Perry Hall, Wilde Lake
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By Bryce Miller and Des Moines Register | January 22, 2012
There was no need to ask Baltimore Ravens kicker Billy Cundiff how missing a potential game-tying field goal Sunday in the final seconds against New England with a Super Bowl trip on the line gnawed at him. The disappointment already resonated -- a mix of remorse and resolve -- in his voice. "The timing seemed a little bit off. Just the dynamics of the play," said Cundiff, in hushed tones, during a telephone interview with The Des Moines Register after a 23-20 loss to the Patriots in the AFC championship game.
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By Edward Lee | September 20, 2011
One of the criticisms aimed at the Ravens' coaching staff was the decision to settle for a Billy Cundiff 29-yard field goal with 6:58 remaining in the fourth quarter rather than go for it on fourth down-and-goal from the Tennessee Titans' 11-yard line. Three points are always better than zero points, but since the Ravens were still trailing, 23-13, at that point, what was the harm in going for a touchdown and possibly cutting the deficit to less than a touchdown? Coach John Harbaugh gave it a go during his post-game conference Monday at the team's training facility in Owings Mills.
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By Dan Connolly and The Baltimore Sun | June 11, 2013
No question the fifth and sixth innings were a mess Monday night at Camden Yards due to a continual and heavy rain. And surely the Los Angeles Angels would have preferred if the game had been stopped after they scored a run in the top of the sixth. The Orioles scored twice in the bottom of the sixth as the field conditions worsened. Those two runs proved to be the difference in a 4-3 Orioles victory that included a two-hour and 14-minute rain delay. Here are post-game interviews with umpiring crew chief Joe West, Orioles manager Buck Showalter and Angels manager Mike Scioscia.
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By Dan Connolly and The Baltimore Sun | May 15, 2012
First baseman Chris Davis was not in the starting lineup on Tuesday with lefty CC Sabathia on the mound. That alone probably is enough to sit the slugging left-hander, who is 0-for-2 with two strikeouts against Sabathia. But Davis has also been in a deep slump. Counting his 0-for-8 performance in Boston on May 6 - the 17-inning game in which he picked up a win by throwing two scoreless innings - Davis has just three hits in his past 28 at-bats, dropping his average from .326 to .274.
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By Glenn Graham and The Baltimore Sun | September 19, 2014
The Reservoir boys soccer team pushed forward immediately at Marriotts Ridge on Thursday. Goals soon followed. Quinton Simmons opened the scoring midway through the first half, and then Serigne Gueye and Stephen Bork scored three minutes apart early in the second to send the No. 9 Gators to a 3-1 win over the Mustangs. Reservoir, which got two assists and a dominating performance in the middle from senior Kyle Saunderson, improves to 4-1 overall and 3-1 in Howard County play.  After seeing a couple of quality chances go for naught in the early minutes, Simmons settled a long pass from Saunderson and then turned and fired a left-footed shot from 12 yards. The Gators put the game away early in the second half with two more quality finishes.
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By Rich Scherr and For The Baltimore Sun | September 18, 2014
Players on the McDonogh field hockey team say they never openly talked about last year's overtime loss to Archbishop Spalding in the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference final. In Thursday's rematch, however, the Eagles left little doubt that it was on the top of their minds. Led by a goal and assist by junior Brindi Griffin, No. 2 McDonogh stormed out of the gate to build a three-goal lead early in the second half, then held off a furious comeback attempt by top-ranked Spalding to preserve a 3-2 win, ending the Cavaliers' 17-game winning streak.
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From Sun staff reports | September 17, 2014
Erin Shanahan scored on a penalty stroke five minutes into overtime to lift top-ranked Archbishop Spalding (5-0) to a 1-0 field hockey victory over host St. Mary's (0-3) on Tuesday.   Girls volleyball No. 6 South River d. No. 2 Broadneck, 3-0: Madison Carter went 10-for-11 serving with 17 kills to lead the Seahawks (3-0) past the host Bruins (2-1), 25-21, 25-19, 25-18. - Bob Hough Baltimore Sun Media Group No. 10 Mount Hebron d. No. 12 Reservoir, 3-1: Reeana Richardson had 20 kills to power the host Vikings (3-0)
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By Aaron Wilson and The Baltimore Sun | September 17, 2014
Now that the NFL and the NFL Players Association have implemented human growth hormone testing as part of a revised performance-enhancing drug policy, Ravens veteran defensive end Chris Canty is hoping that ensures a level playing field. As the Ravens' player union representative, Canty voted in favor of the policy. The changes include a suspension of four games without pay for a first violation, a 10-game suspension without pay for a second violation and a minimum two-year ban for a third violation.
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By Julekha Dash and For The Baltimore Sun | September 16, 2014
Brewer Justin Bonner acknowledges that he used to be more of a wine geek. But he said he stopped short of buying a vineyard on the Eastern Shore when he realized it just how tough it would be to grow quality grapes in Maryland. Nonetheless, the former defense contractor wanted to produce an affordable drink that that he could share with the public. He noticed that more Marylanders were drinking craft beers but suspected that the supply wasn't meeting demand. So he and his business partner Kasey Turner spent $2 million to open Jailbreak Brewing Co., Howard County's first brewery, in March.
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From Sun staff reports | September 13, 2014
No. 1 Archbishop Spalding (3-0) took down No. 4 South River (2-1) in an nonconference field hockey overtime game, 3-2, on Friday. The Cavaliers' Erin Shanahan scored two goals, including the game-winner. Blaine Donnelly scored Spalding's other goal to spark the victory. Football Walkersville 21, Liberty 20: Everett Polzin ran up the middle for a 5-yard touchdown and the ensuing extra point put Walkersville ahead of Liberty by one with 34 seconds remaining. Liberty got as far as the Walkersville 38-yard line in a desperation effort to win, but an interception ended the game, handing Liberty a loss.
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By Jeff Barker and The Baltimore Sun | October 28, 2012
Every point for Maryland this season is as valuable as a precious metal. The offense, weakened by injuries and led by a new freshman quarterback, is clearly a work in progress. It just doesn't score that often and can't afford to waste red-zone opportunities. That's why everyone will understand the decision revealed Sunday to use a new field-goal kicker - freshman Brendan Magistro - for the shorter attempts. Maryland has lost two close games in a row -- and Brad Craddock has missed kicks of shorter than 40 yards in both of them.
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By Edward Lee | September 24, 2012
Not even the end of the Ravens' 31-30 win against the New England Patriots Sunday night could escape controversy. Officials ruled that rookie kicker Justin Tucker's 27-yard field was good although the ball appeared to be very close to flying outside the right upright. Immediately after the kick, Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork berated officials and coach Bill Belichick placed his hand on another official just prior to his post-game handshake with Ravens coach John Harbaugh.
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By Childs Walker and The Baltimore Sun | September 11, 2014
As the Ravens prepared to host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night, activists and political leaders continued to question the NFL over the investigation of the team's former running back, Ray Rice, and its stance against domestic violence. Even as the NFL announced a review of its efforts to obtain video footage of Rice striking his then-fiancee, critics assailed the league's choice of former FBI director Robert S. Mueller as an investigator, citing potential conflicts of interest.
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By Matthew Hay Brown, The Baltimore Sun | September 1, 2014
- The Battle of Caulk's Field, the engagement at which the local soldiers of the Kent County militia stood up to the highly trained British Royal Navy and Marines, unfolded in the darkness of the early morning of Aug. 31, 1814. The only light came from the moon and the flashes of the troops' muskets. On Sunday, the 200th anniversary of the pivotal skirmish, historical interpreters brought the battle out into the daylight, allowing spectators to see the action that foreshadowed the defense of Fort McHenry and the eventual American victory in the War of 1812.
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