1. Ravens vs. Falcons: 10 Players for Baltimore Fans to Watch

    Note to the Baltimore Ravens organization: Allow the first-teamers to stay home; do not make the trip to Atlanta. Well, that memo was sent too late...

    Barry Barnes Written by Barry Barnes about almost 3 years ago 4,565 reads 7 comments

  2. Mike Shanahan on Redskins QB Battle: "It's Never Happened to Me"

    Quarterback battles are common during each NFL preseason, similar to a common cold. Moreover compared to a common cold, quarterback competitions are normally settled in a matter of time...

    Barry Barnes Written by Barry Barnes about almost 3 years ago 709 reads 3 comments

  3. Cam Newton: Were Jerry Richardson's Comments Racist?

    Luke 6:45: "Out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks." The many who believe in this statement may hold people accountable for words spoken at all times, whether said out of anger or not...

    Barry Barnes Written by Barry Barnes about almost 3 years ago 1,118 reads 5 comments

  4. Indianapolis Colts Fail to Secure Franchise: Pros and Cons of Kerry Collins

    What a wake up call for the Indianapolis Colts . After years of not preparing for this day, a day when their prized possession in quarterback Peyton Manning would ...

    Barry Barnes Written by Barry Barnes about almost 3 years ago 252 reads 4 comments

  5. 2011 NFL Predictions: Top 5 Unexpected Headliners

    Other than the play on the field, the NFL produces great individual stories of breakout and comeback players each year...

    Barry Barnes Written by Barry Barnes about 3 years ago 2,714 reads 4 comments

  6. Donald Lawson: From a Middle-Class Baltimorean to a World-Class Sailor

    For many young African-Americans males in inner cities across the nation, the closest to the water they will get is by way of their bathtub, a local pool or an open fire hydrant...

    Barry Barnes Written by Barry Barnes about 3 years ago 407 reads 2 comments

  7. Cincinnati Bengals 2011 Preseason Schedule: Full Preview

    Normally for the NFL preseason, contests are not great measuring sticks to determine how teams will perform during the regular season, except for the 2011 Cincinnati Bengals ...

    Barry Barnes Written by Barry Barnes about 3 years ago 699 reads 2 comments

  8. Ricky Williams Brings His Talents to Baltimore, Relief Against the Steelers?

    Westminster, MD— It is no secret that battles between the Baltimore Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers are brutal...

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  9. Chris Hanburger: The First Defensive Quarterback Gets Recognized, for Eternity

    CANTON, Ohio — When the question of who were the greatest defensive players to have ever played in the NFL , the names of Dick Butkus , Deacon Jones, Mike Singletary , the Oakland Raiders and the Pittsburgh Steelers comes to mind...

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  10. Ed Sabol: Hall of Fame Shouldn't Have Waited so Long to Enshrine

    In sports, highlights have been the foundation for how stars and leagues gained their popularity, especially the NFL ...

    Barry Barnes Written by Barry Barnes about 3 years ago 70 reads 0 comments

  11. NFL Free Agency 2011: 5 Upcoming Developments in the Upcoming Days

    The NFL is back into full swing, and the after the first full week of purgatory for four and half months due to the lockout, the breath of fresh air never felt so good...

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  12. 5 NFL Developments to Expect in the Coming Days (First Full Week)

    No disrespect to the makers of Transformer 3, Hangover 2, Thor and Harry Potter , but the NFL is truly the year’s best blockbuster hit...

    Barry Barnes Written by Barry Barnes about 3 years ago 1,208 reads 1 comments

  13. Cincinnati Bengals: The Top 10 Free Agents to Target

    The Cincinnati Bengals went from a possible Super Bowl contender with experience a year ago to barely being a competitor in their own division with such veteran players like quarterback ...

    Barry Barnes Written by Barry Barnes about 3 years ago 3,444 reads 0 comments

  14. Exclusive: LaRon Landry Returning Healthy, 'Never Lost Trust' in Donovan McNabb

    The NFL lockout was just one little thing in the world of Washington Redskins safety LaRon Landry . After over 135 days, the NFL owners and players got themselves together to ratify a new 10-year CBA (collective bargaining agreement)...

    Barry Barnes Written by Barry Barnes about 3 years ago 640 reads 1 comments

  15. NASCAR: Tia Norfleet Is Blazing a Trail Like Never Before

    For a woman to be a trailblazer in this era of sports is nearly impossible. Making a mark as a professional athlete—like in basketball, tennis, and golf, to name a few—or ...

    Barry Barnes Written by Barry Barnes about 3 years ago 1,675 reads 0 comments

  16. Michael Vick: On Track to a Better Career Than Hall of Famer Steve Young

    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick just celebrated his 31st birthday on June 26 and his offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg gave him a surprising, but realistic compliment...

    Barry Barnes Written by Barry Barnes about 3 years ago 588 reads 4 comments

  17. NFL Lockout: Do Joel Gamble, Practice Squad Players Have an Edge to Get Signed?

    D riving on Route 32 to Sykesville, Md., NFL tight end Joel Gamble was venturing to a local high school in Frederick, MD for a private workout, similar to many players ...

    Barry Barnes Written by Barry Barnes about 3 years ago 512 reads 0 comments

  18. Washington Wizards May Have a Star with Their New Affiliated D-League Team

    The NBA and the NBA Development League, the official minor league of the NBA, announced Thursday that the Washington Wizards will be affiliated with the D-League’s Iowa Energy for the 2011-12 season...

    Barry Barnes Written by Barry Barnes about 3 years ago 4,406 reads 8 comments

  19. NFL Lockout: Drafted Rookies Should Automatically Make Squads To Prove Worth

    It’s near decision time for the NFL to get on board with the life and move on. For the past 100 and so days, the NFL and NFLPA, headed by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell ...

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  20. Washington Wizards: Build Around John Wall, Best Draft in Years Despite Concern

    The 1992 NBA Draft was the last draft in which all of the Washington Wizards ’ selectees were solid contributors for the franchise in forward Tom Gugliotta, 6th-overall pick, and guard Brent Price, 32nd-overall pick...

    Barry Barnes Written by Barry Barnes about 3 years ago 594 reads 0 comments

  21. Tiki Barber: Will Arrogant Decisions or Age Hinder His Return to the NFL?

    No one should ever glory in someone’s failure and heartache. Former NFL running back Tiki Barber is a man of great accomplishments...

    Barry Barnes Written by Barry Barnes about 3 years ago 85 reads 0 comments

  22. Miami Heat: The Heat Still Won, and Why LeBron James Should Not Apologize

    Since LeBron James rightfully took his talents to South Beach, the basketball world (fans and we, the media) examined the Miami Heat with the finest detail, greater than a ...

    Barry Barnes Written by Barry Barnes about 3 years ago 1,671 reads 12 comments

  23. Terrelle Pryor: The NCAA Should Share Some of the Fault for Pryor's Actions

    Former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor was the latest victim or standout collegiate athlete to take on the evil empire known as – the NCAA – for his involvement of accepting improper benefits...

    Barry Barnes Written by Barry Barnes about 3 years ago 1,427 reads 38 comments

  24. Matt Stover: Equal the Same Importance of Ray Lewis for the Ravens, If Not More

    Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis is without a doubt the greatest player in the franchise’s history...

    Barry Barnes Written by Barry Barnes about 3 years ago 332 reads 0 comments

  25. Washington Redskins: LaRon Landry Stays Plenty Busy Healing During Lockout

    There was a painful, cold chill on the Redskins sideline last season. And it was not because of the losses that forced Washington to finish last in the NFC East with a 6-10 record...

    Barry Barnes Written by Barry Barnes about 3 years ago 2,719 reads 3 comments