Zach Orr Announces Retirement at 24

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NFL players, coaches, and fans were saddened to hear that linebacker Zach Orr will be retiring from football, at the young age of 24. After a 2016 campaign in which Orr led his team in solo tackles with 89, and was second on his team with three interceptions, it looked

Haloti Ngata suspended 4 games for PED Use

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Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata has been suspended for the rest of the regular season for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances, the team announced Thursday. The suspension has been linked to reportedly Adderall which has not been the first time that has happen in the NFL (Seattle Seahawks

Ravens snap two game losing streak by defeating Titans 21-7


The Baltimore Ravens were a team in desperate need of a win after losing two straight divisional match-ups, and they delivered on that need as they defeated the Tennessee Titans 21 to 7. Baltimore has always relied on the running game from guys like Jamal Lewis to Willis McGahee to Ray

Baltimore Ravens Handle Carolina Panthers


One of the biggest storylines this week in the NFL was how Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. would handle playing against his former team. After all, in his 13 years in Carolina, he had been arguably the greatest player in franchise history, their all-time leader in receptions, receiving

Carolina Panthers – Baltimore Ravens Preview

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The day that is marked on every Carolina Panthers fan's calender is almost here. On Sunday, the Panthers will be at the Baltimore Ravens - and former wide receiver Steve Smith. This past offseason, the Panthers decided to cut their all-time leading receiver and arguably the best player to ever wear a Carolina uniform. After being released,

The New Age of North American Sports: Part I: The NFL


Bill Maher, on his show Real Time with Bill Maher, recently said, in the immediate wake of TMZ releasing the Donald Sterling tapes, that TMZ, and by logical extension other sites like Deadspin, are more dangerous than the NSA. They have a longer reach than anyone is aware of, are more willing

An update on the Ray Rice / Goodell situation


Yesterday, I wrote some strong words about Roger Goodell in the wake of the second Ray Rice video being released to the general public. I avoided over-writing so as to avoid writing something I may regret later, or something that would be out of line. However, having had a day

Quick Reaction: Ray Rice is out of the NFL and Baltimore


The sweeping revelations about Ray Rice's assault against his then-fiancé now wife, as shown by the TMZ-released video this morning, have led to swift, decisive, and strong actions: the NFL changed his suspension from two games to indefinite, and the Ravens terminated his contract, absorbing a whopping $15M cap hit