Story | Jul 22, 2014 | 1:22 PM
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Story | Sep 16, 2014 | 10:22 AMIn the six months between the Super Bowl and mid-July, five of your Baltimore Ravens were brought up on crimimal charges—three more than any other team in the NFL. Wide receiver Deonte Thompson was charged with felony possession of marijuana in Feb ruary, though the case was later dismissed; offensive lineman Jah Reid was charged with misdemeanor battery after a March fight in a Key West strip club and went into a pretrial intervention program; running back Lorenzo Taliaferro was charged with misdemeanor destruction of property and drunk and disorderly conduct after he allegedly broke the window of a cab; cornerback Jimmy Smith was charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct after an incident at the Towson Green Turtle; and, of course, running back Ray Rice knocked his wife unconscious in an elevator and dragged her to a hotel room, for which he went into a pretrial intervention program and was eventually cut from the team, after much public outcry. Bonus: Wide receiver Jacoby Jones, running back Bernard Pierce, and Smith were kicked out of Seacrets in Ocean City over Memorial Day Weekend for being “too inebriated”—no easy feat, Baltimore’s most inebriated alternative weekly can assure you. Throw in a couple clothesline tackles and killer mustaches and these guys could easily fill in for Burt Reynolds’ felon squad in the classic 1974 prison flick.
Story | Jun 24, 2014 | 12:00 PM
Thirty-two of the Earth's 196 nations—nearly 16 percent—are gripped with World Cup Fever and finally it appears American immunity to the round-ball plague is waning. I'm a sports fan and soccer has a lot in common with sports, so I thought I'd...
Story | Jun 11, 2014 | 12:28 PM
Story | Jun 4, 2014 | 8:14 PM
| Image by joshsisk.com In principle, the South by Southwest festival is as much a trade show as New York's massive CMJ Music Marathon, which sort of made us throw up in our mouths a little last fall. The difference is that SXSW is cloaked in the best/...