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Despite Tough Season, Ravens Sweep Steelers

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Photo: Sabria Moran/Pressbox
Photo: Sabria Moran/Pressbox

Pressbox/Joe Platania — On a bleak Sunday night in Pittsburgh 18 years ago, the Ravens suffered one of the most humiliating losses in their history.

The nationally televised 37-0 defeat at the since-demolished Three Rivers Stadium not only left Baltimore with what to date is still its only road shutout loss, but it gave the Steelers a 3-1 regular-season edge in a lifetime series that was still far from reaching its boiling point.

Golden Pants Can’t Stop Ravens’ Mistakes

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pressboxPressbox/by Joe Platania — Even though the Ravens’ season is almost over, there was plenty that felt brand new.

For one thing, the Ravens were, for the first time, playing a regular-season game under head coach John Harbaugh before which they were eliminated from the playoff chase. The players also donned gold pants with their purple tops, which they had never done before. 

Johns Hopkins Football’s 2015 Success Fueled by High-Octane Offense

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Photo: Johns Hopkins Athletics

by Justin Silberman/Pressbox — For years, one of Jim Margraff’s closest friends asked him a simple question before the start of every season: “Who’s going to score your touchdowns?” 

Ravens’ Season Officially Slips Away with Loss to Seahawks

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Russell Wilson, roaming free. (Sabrina Moran/Pressbox)
Russell Wilson, roaming free. (Sabrina Moran/Pressbox)

Pressbox — Any fan can completely sum up the devastation wreaked upon the Ravens’ secondary by the Seattle Seahawks Dec. 13 simply by taking matters into their own hands.

Because the Ravens couldn’t get their hands on quarterback Russell Wilson, defensive backs were often found grasping at air. As a result, Wilson’s hands could easily rifle the ball into his receivers’ waiting hands.

Ravens’ Blunders Come in 2s in Dolphins Loss

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by Joe Platania/Pressbox

The 2015 Ravens will be remembered as a team good enough to play close games, but not good enough to win most of them.

Ravens’ Latest Loss Going Down Hard

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OWINGS MILLS, Md. — As a stunned crowd left M&T Bank Stadium Nov. 15, the public-address system blared out Bon Jovi’s “Bad Medicine.”

Buck Showalter Sets Up Burning Questions Surrounidng Orioles Offseason

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Buck Showalter (Kenya Allen/Pressbox)
Buck Showalter (Kenya Allen/Pressbox)

Orioles manager Buck Showalter acknowledges the long list of talent that may not return, but he is quick to caution the idea of getting too stuck on one particular player.

“We spend so much time coveting something and saying, ‘Oh my gosh, this will not survive without this, and this will not survive without that,'” Showalter said Oct. 28 on Glenn Clark Radio. “Would I like to have Chris and Matt and Wei-Yen and Darren and [utility man] Steve Pearce and [outfielder Gerardo] Parra — I’d like to have all of them.

Ravens Lost in the Desert With Giveaways, Miscues

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photo: Sabrina Moran/Pressbox
photo: Sabrina Moran/Pressbox

Being stranded in the desert is a rock-bottom feeling, no matter how one arrived there.

That is where the Ravens find themselves after a 26-18 loss to the Arizona Cardinals Oct. 26 left their record at 1-6 before 64,722 fans at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Slips, Drops and INTs Cost Ravens in Loss to 49ers

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Photo: Sabrina Moran/Pressbox

Halloween may be approaching, but each week of this lost Baltimore Ravens’ season is starting to feel like the movie “Groundhog Day.”

It’s not just because the same things keep happening, but because the team’s hole is getting deeper and deeper.

Sports Legends Museum Lacked Visitors at Camden Station

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Camden Station (Pressbox Photo)
Camden Station (Pressbox Photo)

A day after the Baltimore Sports Legends Museum announced it had closed at its current location at Camden Station near Oriole Park, an executive of the Maryland Stadium Authority, which owns the building, said the authority was inviting suggestions for the building’s future from prospective tenants.

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