Friday, February 8, 2013
Humor columnist Mike Moran writes that there couldn't possibly be a more pressing issue facing the nation than a foul mouthed quarterback.
On Feb 3, the Baltimore Ravens won their second Super Bowl championship to the ecstatic delight of Baltimoreans and Marylanders the state over. The jubilation was unfortunately sullied just minutes after the victory when Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, with blatant disregard for the minds and futures of the youths watching at home, did the unthinkable—he said a dirty word on network television. Now I know this is not the type of issue we Americans take lightly, and I completely understand the terror and rage we are all currently experiencing. I mean, how is this not going to change our world for the worse? But I implore you Baltimore, to please rest assured, the proper authorities are sweeping in with quickness and precision to make certain…
Thursday, February 7, 2013
A state senator wants a new state bird; one man's technolgical fortress is his castle; and the Senate president feels snubbed by Obama.
It's not a statue in front of the office building that bares his name but Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller did receive a bust of himself this week courtesy of the Regional Manufacturing Institute. Sen. Kathy Klausmeier, a Perry Hall Democrat, gave a sneak preview of the small, light-weight bust of Miller moments before presenting it to the Senate's top dog. "You can't have too much Mike Miller," Klausmeier said. The technology is similar to what was used in a scene of Jurassic Park 3 where a copy of a velociraptor's larynx was recreated. The institute offered legislators in Annapolis the opportunity to have themselves scanned into a computer and get busts of themselves. Miller seemed impressed with the petite bust but joked that it …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Were you in Baltimore celebrating with the Super Bowl champions? Show us.
Help our readers relive the champion celebration by adding your own photos and videos from Tuesday's parade to our Neighborhood Gallery. Were you unable to attend the Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl championship celebration? It's OK. You didn't miss much. Just: Attention Instagrammers: Use the hashtag #PatchRavens to show your Purple Pride in our parade gallery. Watch the video above and then tell us what was your favority part of Tuesday's celebration? How about the season? Do you believe in destiny? Show our hometeam some love in the comments section below. Related Content:
Ravens Super Bowl MVP quarterback Joe Flacco was on The Late Show With David Letterman Monday. See what the star of Super Bowl XLVII had to say.
Joe Flacco was on The Late Show With David Letterman Monday night. Check out the video included here. Flacco was all over the map on Monday, less than a day after winning Super Bowl XLVII. Tuesday, he'll be in Baltimore, for the team's victory parade from City Hall to M&T Bank Stadium. Follow along with our live coverage of the parade here. Here are a few more Super Bowl-related posts from Patch: » For more Ravens news, 'like' Maryland Patch on Facebook.
Monday, February 4, 2013
The Parents Television Council wants the network held accountable for not blocking the quarterback’s use of an expletive.
Joe Flacco’s foul language following the Baltimore Ravens’ Super Bowl win on Sunday night may put CBS, the network that televised the game, in hot water with the FCC, according to Politico. Following the win, the team’s first championship in more than a decade, Flacco was caught repeatedly using an expletive that CBS wasn’t able to bleep out before it was broadcast into millions of homes. The news website, which covers politics and government, reports that the Parents Television Council asked the commission to investigate why the network allowed the word to be broadcast. The network has been in trouble with censors before. CBS broadcast the Super Bowl in 2004 and aired singer Janet Jackson’s infamous "wardrobe malfunction." The network was…
Saturday, February 2, 2013
The gentlemen of Robbie's First Base in Timonium share their thoughts on the Super Bowl.
The Davis men seldom agree when it comes to sports. And that's the way we like it. This week, however, they are united in their belief that the Ravens will bring back a Super Bowl trophy to Baltimore. For the uninitiated, Robbie Davis, Sr. and Robbie Davis, Jr. are the stars of Ball Boys, an ABC pawn-style reality show filmed at their memorabilia shop Robbie's First Base in Timonium. Looking around the shop on West Ridgely Road, one could make the argument that the Davis boys could retire on their signed helmets, balls and posters should the Ravens beat San Francisco Sunday. Patch dropped by the stop Friday to chat with Senior and Junior about the game itself, Randy Moss's controversial comments and who they think will be the Super Bowl …
Monday, December 10, 2012
The Ravens offensive coordinator was let go on Monday; Jim Caldwell, quarterbacks coach, will take over Cameron's duties.
Sunday, December 11, 2011
It's safe to say the Ravens quarterback and his PR team are still cautiously testing the social media waters.
Friday, October 21, 2011
A weekly look at tweets by and about the Baltimore Ravens.
Joe Flacco can’t catch a break. Even in a week after he stood in against a surprisingly tough Houston Texans pass rush while still throwing for 305 yards and leading the Ravens to a 29-14 win, it only took a couple minutes of searching to find one of the fourth-year quarterback’s detractors. “@RealSkipBayless claims that Ravens as a team not sold on Flacco as their QB. C'mon Skip... Don't show up at any Ravens bar,” Lance Beasman wrote on Twitter. The tweet, of course, was referring to ESPN analyst Skip Bayless, who’s rarely had nice things to say about Flacco. That’s fine, of course. Bayless is paid to pontificate on the sports world and offer opinions that start conversation. But as someone who follows the Ravens closely, I just don’t …