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I joined Howie Kurtz on "Media Buzz" Sunday to take a look at Team Crosby's new media strategy, which involves lawyers for the embattled comedian calling out CNN and others for what they say is bad journalism....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: David Zurawik | Monday, December 22, 2014
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From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jordan Bartel | Friday, December 19, 2014
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In the private sector for the first time in 12 years, former Howard County executive Ken Ulman has launched a consulting firm to offer economic development advice....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Erin Cox | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Veteran wide receiver Steve Smith anticipates plenty of criticism for the Ravens following a 23-15 loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday that damaged their chances of making the playoffs....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Aaron Wilson | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Gov.-elect Larry Hogan plans to host a "people's celebration" next month along with more traditional formal inauguration parties....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Erin Cox | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Both of the Ravens' starting offensive tackles were in walking boots late Sunday afternoon as they limped out of the locker room....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Aaron Wilson, Mike Preston | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Before beginning his college career at Northwestern, it was time for Alonso Mayo to make one last big play as a high school football player.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jake Rill | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Between snaps Sunday afternoon, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt fired up the crowd and his teammates by dancing while the popular rap song, "Turn Down for What," blared on the stadium loudspeakers.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Aaron Wilson | Monday, December 22, 2014
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New York detectives and Baltimore County investigators are convening in Owings Mills, hoping the lone survivor of a deadly rampage will provide clues as to why Ismaaiyl Abdula Brinsley gunned down two New York City police officers....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Justin George | Monday, December 22, 2014
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After their stunning 25-13 loss Sunday to the Houston Texans, the Ravens not only fell out of contention for the AFC North title, but they no longer control their playoff chances.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jeff Zrebiec | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Ravens tight end Owen Daniels stood in front of his locker, shaking his head in disbelief. During the eight years he played here, the Texans turned in some outstanding defensive efforts, but this was one of their best.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Mike Preston | Monday, December 22, 2014
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Watching the Ravens lose, 25-13, to the Houston Texans was brutal if you are a Baltimore fan. But blame the team, not CBS Sports, for the misery this time. The network delivered a first-rate telecast....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: David Zurawik | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Jameis Winston has been cleared of violating FSU’s  code of conduct....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Iliana Limón Romero, Brendan Sonnone | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Baltimore Sun reporters, columnists and editors share their immediate thoughts about the Ravens' game against the Houston Texans in Week 16 of the NFL season....
From: Baltimore Sun | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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The Ravens’ inventory for their road game Sunday against the Houston Texans didn’t include packing an offense, or an effective plan for containing dominant defensive end J.J. Watt....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Aaron Wilson | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Jake Layman's first career double double helped No. 17 Maryland overcome a late rally and top Oklahoma State, 73-64, in a nonconference game Sunday.
From: Baltimore Sun | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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British musician Elton John on Sunday married his long-term partner David Furnish, converting their civil partnership after laws allowing gay marriage in Britain came into force this year....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Tribune wire reports | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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In a spirited defense of his foreign policy, President Obama said in an interview aired Sunday that normalizing relations with Cuba would bolster American influence there and that his diplomatic strategies to contain Russia and Iran are working....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: W.J. Hennigan | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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The question was about recruiting, asked during a conference call in early December after Maryland secured oral commitments from two top local prospects....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Matt Zenitz | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Ravens veteran defensive end Chris Canty is active for Sunday's road game against the Houston Texans despite an ankle injury that sidelined him in practice all week.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Aaron Wilson | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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The San Diego Chargers' comeback victory at M&T Bank Stadium three weeks ago was viewed as a significant hit to the Ravens' playoff hopes, but the Ravens overcame the setback to get into wild-card position.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jeff Zrebiec | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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The fatal shootings of two New York City police officers by a gunman who started his spree in Baltimore County prompted the Baltimore police union on Sunday to denounce the president and other national leaders for a lack of support for officers over...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Justin George | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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In automotive terms, Big Ten basketball in the last few seasons has been the steady, reliable car that you rarely had to take in for repairs....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Don Markus | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Rollback in Wall Street reforms suggests not enough lawmakers felt downturnRollback in Wall Street reforms suggests not enough lawmakers felt downturn...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Dan Rodricks | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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As the Ravens (9-5) square off with the Houston Texans (7-7) at 1 p.m. Sunday at NRG Stadium, here’s Baltimore Sun reporter Aaron Wilson’s checklist of things to keep an eye on:
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Aaron Wilson | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been hospitalised with pneumonia and is expected to recover because the illness was caught early, a spokesman said on Saturday.
From: Baltimore Sun | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Nick Novak kicked a 40-yard field goal 4:54 into overtime on Saturday night, capping a San Diego comeback and providing the Chargers a 38-35 victory over the San Francisco 49ers.
From: Baltimore Sun | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Leading rider Trevor McCarthy was unseated when his mount swerved to miss a fallen horse as both were galloping out after the second race Saturday at Laurel Park. His agent, Scott Silver, who took McCarthy to the hospital, said the rider had suffered...
From: Baltimore Sun | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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It's one thing to view Cuba in geopolitical terms, which has become a very popular pastime since President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that he had begun the process of normalizing relations with the tiny island nation that once played such a large...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Peter Schmuck | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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PASSING GAME...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jeff Zrebiec | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Two New York City police officers were killed in an ambush in Brooklyn on Saturday, and Baltimore County police said they were aware of reports linking the alleged shooter in New York to an incident earlier in the day in Owings Mills. But Baltimore County...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Justin Fenton | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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New Jersey police breached rules for domestic violence investigations by handcuffing Janay Palmer shortly after Ray Rice had knocked her unconscious in an Atlantic City casino elevator in February, according to several experts who reviewed newly released...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Doug Donovan | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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The scenario played out countless times over coach Mark Turgeon's first three seasons at Maryland....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Don Markus | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Every Friday, offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak hands Joe Flacco his play sheet for the Ravens' upcoming game and asks the quarterback to review it and rank the plays that he likes....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jeff Zrebiec | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Baltimore County police said they were searching for a gunman who fled after shooting a woman in the stomach in Owings Mills early Saturday....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Justin Fenton | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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A former Baltimore police officer who went to prison for his role in a towing scandal has lost his quest to get his job back, according to a ruling from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Mark Puente | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Cincinnati Bengals rookie running back Jeremy Hill tends to be brash and bold in his interviews, bullish in his running style and is prone to elaborate dances to celebrate his touchdowns.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Aaron Wilson | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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The Baltimore Police officer who was shot in the stomach while performing a traffic stop Dec. 14 was transferred to Maryland Shock Trauma Center on Friday night....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Justin Fenton | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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When Alice Oaks' older son was shot to death in Baltimore in 2008, she said her goodbye at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center. He lay there, a tube still in his mouth, and it seemed to her that his body was glowing. She felt numb. She bent over and kissed...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Andrea K. McDaniels | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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City officials say Baltimore's speed camera system was designed to protect children walking in school zones. And indeed, no pedestrians were injured in school-zone crashes the last year the cameras operated....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Luke Broadwater | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Texans RB Arian Foster vs. Ravens ILBs Daryl Smith and C.J. Mosley: The Texans will give the Ravens a healthy dose of Foster, who has rushed 230 times this season for 1,127 yards. Foster is averaging 4.9 yards a carry, and runs with speed and power....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Mike Preston | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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One of the more intriguing aspects of the Orioles hiring former Texas Rangers hitting coordinator Scott Coolbaugh as their new hitting coach is that he already has a relationship with slugger Chris Davis.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Dan Connolly | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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What do real-world doctors have to say about the advice dispensed on “The Dr. Oz Show”? Less than one-third of it can be backed up by even modest medical evidence....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Karen Kaplan | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Some sports name three stars of the game after the game. I'll do that one better: I'm going to name them before the Ravens even play. These will be the three stars of the game when the Ravens travel to NRG Stadium to face the 7-7 Houston Texans.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jon Meoli | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Determined to replace his mother's ancient tube television for Christmas this year, Ben Hebert bought a 40-inch flat-screen TV online in a Cyber Monday deal and had it shipped to her Fallston home.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Carrie Wells, Lorraine Mirabella | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Baltimore County Police are seeking help in locating a missing teenager from Catonsville area, authorities said Saturday.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Joe Burris | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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North Korea said U.S. accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were "groundless slander" and that it was wanted a joint investigation into the incident with the United States....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Tribune wire reports | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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The late Chicago Bears running back Walter Payton was nicknamed "Sweetness."...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Aaron Wilson | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Timmy Jernigan heard about the streak Wednesday. C.J. Mosley didn't know the Ravens hadn't allowed a 100-yard rusher in 24 games until Thursday, though the news brought a smile to his face.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jon Meoli | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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