Mark Viviano is sports director of WJZ-TV and regular contributor to 105.7 The Fan. A native of St. Louis, MO, Mark is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism (1986) and has worked in Cedar Rapids, IA, Dayton, OH and CNN-Sports Illustrated in Atlanta. Mark is credited with breaking the story of the Cleveland Browns move to Baltimore in 1995. He’s twice been named Maryland Sportscaster of the Year and has been named Baltimore’s Best by Baltimore Magazine and the Baltimore City Paper. Mark is a fitness enthusiast and has completed 26 marathons including the Boston Marathon in 2002.
Hopefully, you are ready for some Ravens football. Tuesday marked opening day of training camp.
The NCAA has announced sanctions against Penn State’s football program for the alleged cover-up of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal.
Unfortunately, it’s an injury that has the Ravens in the news this week: Linebacker Terrell Suggs’ season is in jeopordy because of a torn Achilles tendon.
Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs suffered a torn Achilles tendon while training in Arizona. He’ll likely miss half of the upcoming season and he may have to sit out the entire year.
One of the best going rivalries is Baltimore and Pittsburgh. The bitterness between the two towns is rooted in the annual battles between the Ravens and Steelers, and Friday night, the rivalry enters the boxing ring.
College basketball’s March Madness includes an all-Maryland match-up in the women’s tournament.
The Ravens won a home playoff game for the first time in 11 years, yet I’m hearing from many fans that the experience was unsatisfying.
An NFL referee credits the Ravens for possibly saving his life.
The Baltimore Ravens are busy getting ready for the playoffs and one of the keys to their success this season certainly has been Terrell Suggs.
The Ravens are a very good football team. The Indianapolis Colts without Peyton Manning are a very bad team. The Colts 0-and-13 record doesn’t lie.
With two home victories in a five day span (without Ray Lewis playing in either game), the Ravens have turned the tide of opinion that followed their disappointing loss at Seattle.
Notes and observations from my vantage point in the press box and the locker room after the Ravens’ 31-24 win over Bengals.