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Former players oppose NFL’s bid to dismiss concussion cases

Arguing that “football has become the site of perhaps the gravest health crisis in the history of sports,” lawyers for thousands of former NFL players asked a judge to reject the league’s bid to dismiss their lawsuits about concussions. In ...

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Former Raven sues NFL for fraud, conspiracy, negligence

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Matt Lawrence, a free agent since March after spending two seasons on the Injured Reserve list, is suing the National Football League for fraud, conspiracy and negligence for concealing the risks of long-term damage from head injuries.

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Former Ravens owner Art Modell dies at 87

Former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell died early Thursday, the longtime NFL stalwart who incurred the wrath of Cleveland fans when he moved the team from Ohio and admittedly tarnished his own legacy as a civic leader. He was 87. ...

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Mega-lawsuit says NFL hid brain injury links

PHILADELPHIA — A concussion-related lawsuit bringing together scores of cases has been filed in federal court, accusing the NFL of hiding information that linked football-related head trauma to permanent brain injuries. Lawyers for former players say more than 80 pending ...

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‘Flying B’ artist sues NFL over online, televised use

The designer of the Baltimore Ravens’ original “Flying B” logo sued the National Football League’s television network and website Thursday, saying they violated his copyright in the symbol during televised and online tributes to the team’s 1996 draft class and ...

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3 months jail for man who stabbed Redskins’ Banks

WASHINGTON — A man who pleaded guilty to stabbing Washington Redskins kick returner Brandon Banks and a friend during a fight outside a nightclub in February 2011 will spend three months in jail. Jason Shorter was sentenced Monday in Superior ...

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Slots commission eyes late-April decision on Rocky Gap license and other gambling news

The state slots commission could decide on the licensee for the state’s fourth slots parlor this month. The Video Lottery Terminal Location Commission will meet April 26, and could make a decision on the license for a slots parlor at ...

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Ravens moving training camp to their Owings Mills HQ

The Baltimore Ravens announced Friday that they will permanently move their training camp to their Owings Mills headquarters. The Ravens had trained at McDaniel College in Westminster since moving to Baltimore in 1996. But the team held its 2011 training ...

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