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By Aaron Wilson and The Baltimore Sun | April 4, 2014
Retired Ravens star middle linebacker Ray Lewis and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake are scheduled to attend Ravens senior advisor of player development O.J. Brigance's family fun run Saturday morning in Canton. The Brigance Brigade 5.7K event at Canton Waterfront Park features a timed 5.7K run, a 1-mile run-walk and a kids' fun run. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the race starts at 8 a.m. Besides Lewis and Rawlings-Blake, Ravens Pro Bowl offensive guard Marshal Yanda, team president Dick Cass and actor Josh Charles are also confirmed to attend.
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By Aaron Wilson and The Baltimore Sun | September 26, 2014
The Ravens threw a surprise birthday party for Ravens senior advisor of player development O.J. Brigance on Friday with coach John Harbaugh and the entire team crowding into the cafeteria to sing "Happy Birthday" and present Brigance with a cake. Outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil delivered a short message to Brigance, who thanked the team, about how he's inspired by his example. Brigance turns 45 on Monday. A retired former Ravens linebacker, Brigance was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in 2007.
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The Baltimore Sun | January 14, 2014
The Columbia firm that helped fix the federal health care exchange announced Tuesday that it agreed to a new contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to serve as senior advisor on HealthCare.gov. CMS initially turned to Optum/QSSI in late October to improve the performance of the troubled federal insurance exchange website. The company, a division of UnitedHealth Group, is credited with the site's rapid improvement. "Optum/QSSI, which stepped up in October to serve as our general contractor, has been integral in fixing HealthCare.gov," said Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, in a statement.
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By Aaron Wilson and The Baltimore Sun | September 14, 2014
As a band played during his New Orleans-themed 45th birthday party Saturday night at Pimlico Race Course, Ravens senior advisor of player development O.J. Brigance smiled as he enjoyed the festivities. Diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerocis in 2007, the retired former Ravens linebacker is upbeat about the success of the popular Ice Bucket Challenge and the money and awareness it's raising for ALS research. ALS is a degenerative motor neuron disease also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
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May 2, 2012
David S. Sedney, Class of 1969, is the recipient of John Carroll School's Charles K. Riepe Alumni Award. Sedney exemplifies the four outcomes of a John Carroll education: a strong sense of self, excellence in achievement of personal and professional aspirations, a moral compass and a global perspective. Sedney demonstrates outstanding service to our country as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia. His role in managing defense relationships in this area is critical to achieving national and global security interests.
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By Sandra McKee and The Baltimore Sun | October 19, 2012
The Mount de Sales Academy Athletic Department will induct six individuals and a team into its Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday, Nov. 10. The Athletic Hall of Fame seeks to recognize the outstanding achievements of past MDSA coaches and athletes with a new class inducted every two years. The 2012 MDSA Hall of Fame Inductees are: Coach Hank Hofmeister, Basketball; Dr. Cynthia Clark '02, Swimming and Softball; Sharon Birkett '86, Basketball; Jenny Held Miller '89, Basketball and Lacrosse; Dr. Linda Justice Teodosio '79, Basketball and Lacrosse; Susan Devlin Switzer '60, Basketball; and the 1985 Lacrosse Team.
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By Aaron Wilson | October 1, 2012
After enduring a tough grind of playing four games in 18 days, the Ravens got back to work Monday following a three-day weekend. The players are off Tuesday as well, and had a light workout Monday. "They were here in great spirits, had a good attitude and were excited to go to work," coach John Harbaugh said. "We had a real good day, not a full day, a little more than half a day. " Cornerback Lardarius Webb, who has been dealing with soreness in his right knee, said he expected to participate fully Wednesday.
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By Jeff Zrebiec and The Baltimore Sun | September 11, 2014
Not long after the Ravens sent out an email from owner Steve Bisciotti  to their season ticket and suite holders and sponsors Tuesday night apologizing for their handling of the Ray Rice situation, another message went out to team employees. It advised them of a meeting with Bisciotti on Wednesday morning where the owner explained the organization's handling of Rice's legal issues and subsequent release. Bisciotti spoke for about two minutes to the Ravens' coaching staff and all other employees at the  Under Armour  Performance Center.
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By Aaron Wilson and The Baltimore Sun | September 26, 2014
The Ravens threw a surprise birthday party for Ravens senior advisor of player development O.J. Brigance on Friday with coach John Harbaugh and the entire team crowding into the cafeteria to sing "Happy Birthday" and present Brigance with a cake. Outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil delivered a short message to Brigance, who thanked the team, about how he's inspired by his example. Brigance turns 45 on Monday. A retired former Ravens linebacker, Brigance was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in 2007.
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By Aaron Wilson and The Baltimore Sun | September 14, 2014
As a band played during his New Orleans-themed 45th birthday party Saturday night at Pimlico Race Course, Ravens senior advisor of player development O.J. Brigance smiled as he enjoyed the festivities. Diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerocis in 2007, the retired former Ravens linebacker is upbeat about the success of the popular Ice Bucket Challenge and the money and awareness it's raising for ALS research. ALS is a degenerative motor neuron disease also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
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By Jeff Zrebiec and The Baltimore Sun | September 11, 2014
Not long after the Ravens sent out an email from owner Steve Bisciotti  to their season ticket and suite holders and sponsors Tuesday night apologizing for their handling of the Ray Rice situation, another message went out to team employees. It advised them of a meeting with Bisciotti on Wednesday morning where the owner explained the organization's handling of Rice's legal issues and subsequent release. Bisciotti spoke for about two minutes to the Ravens' coaching staff and all other employees at the  Under Armour  Performance Center.
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By Aaron Wilson and The Baltimore Sun | April 4, 2014
Retired Ravens star middle linebacker Ray Lewis and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake are scheduled to attend Ravens senior advisor of player development O.J. Brigance's family fun run Saturday morning in Canton. The Brigance Brigade 5.7K event at Canton Waterfront Park features a timed 5.7K run, a 1-mile run-walk and a kids' fun run. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the race starts at 8 a.m. Besides Lewis and Rawlings-Blake, Ravens Pro Bowl offensive guard Marshal Yanda, team president Dick Cass and actor Josh Charles are also confirmed to attend.
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The Baltimore Sun | January 14, 2014
The Columbia firm that helped fix the federal health care exchange announced Tuesday that it agreed to a new contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to serve as senior advisor on HealthCare.gov. CMS initially turned to Optum/QSSI in late October to improve the performance of the troubled federal insurance exchange website. The company, a division of UnitedHealth Group, is credited with the site's rapid improvement. "Optum/QSSI, which stepped up in October to serve as our general contractor, has been integral in fixing HealthCare.gov," said Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, in a statement.
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By Sandra McKee and The Baltimore Sun | October 19, 2012
The Mount de Sales Academy Athletic Department will induct six individuals and a team into its Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday, Nov. 10. The Athletic Hall of Fame seeks to recognize the outstanding achievements of past MDSA coaches and athletes with a new class inducted every two years. The 2012 MDSA Hall of Fame Inductees are: Coach Hank Hofmeister, Basketball; Dr. Cynthia Clark '02, Swimming and Softball; Sharon Birkett '86, Basketball; Jenny Held Miller '89, Basketball and Lacrosse; Dr. Linda Justice Teodosio '79, Basketball and Lacrosse; Susan Devlin Switzer '60, Basketball; and the 1985 Lacrosse Team.
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By Aaron Wilson | October 1, 2012
After enduring a tough grind of playing four games in 18 days, the Ravens got back to work Monday following a three-day weekend. The players are off Tuesday as well, and had a light workout Monday. "They were here in great spirits, had a good attitude and were excited to go to work," coach John Harbaugh said. "We had a real good day, not a full day, a little more than half a day. " Cornerback Lardarius Webb, who has been dealing with soreness in his right knee, said he expected to participate fully Wednesday.
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May 2, 2012
David S. Sedney, Class of 1969, is the recipient of John Carroll School's Charles K. Riepe Alumni Award. Sedney exemplifies the four outcomes of a John Carroll education: a strong sense of self, excellence in achievement of personal and professional aspirations, a moral compass and a global perspective. Sedney demonstrates outstanding service to our country as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia. His role in managing defense relationships in this area is critical to achieving national and global security interests.
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October 22, 2000
Baseball Brewers: Named Bill Lajoie senior advisor for baseball operations. Basketball Mavericks: Waived F Ace Custis, F Jamal Kendrick and G Mike Jones. Pacers: Waived G Rex Walters and G Mitchell Butler. Football Jets: Signed FB-TE Jake Moreland. Terminated the contract of WR Vincent Brisby. Hockey Flyers: Re-assigned RW Mark Greig to AHL Philadelphia.
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By Sports Digest | November 19, 2009
Davey Johnson , the Orioles' former All-Star second baseman who was the last manager to lead the club to a winning season, has taken a job with the Washington Nationals. Johnson, 66, will be a senior advisor to general manager Mike Rizzo . In that capacity, he'll be a full-time member of the Nationals, working on special assignments for Rizzo. Johnson had worked for the Nationals in 2006, but in a less formal consultant position. Johnson spent 13 seasons as a major leaguer, including his first eight with the Orioles, in which he won two World Series titles.
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