• Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Drew Smyly throws to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Arencibia, Smyly carry Rays past struggling Orioles 11-2

    BALTIMORE (AP) — It’s all hands on deck for the Tampa Bay Rays as they make a playoff push this September, and a few pairs of fresh legs more than carried their weight Tuesday night.

  • Former Baltimore Oriole Cal Ripken, Jr., acknowledges fans before throwing out the ceremonial first pitch to mark the twentieth anniversary of his streak of 2,131 straight games before a baseball game between the Orioles and the Tampa Bay Rays, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Ripken honored by Orioles in celebration of 2131 game

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Instead of taking another lap around Camden Yards, Cal Ripken Jr. marked the 20th anniversary of his 2,131st consecutive game by throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before the Orioles hosted Tampa Bay on Tuesday night.

  • In this Nov. 1, 2014, file photo, Maryland head football coach Randy Edsall walks around the field at Beaver Stadium before an NCAA college football game against Penn State in State College, Pa. Edsall expects immediate results from his retooled offense. (Chris Dunn/York Daily Record via AP,  File)  YORK DISPATCH OUT

    Revamped Maryland offense makes debut Saturday vs Richmond

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The quarterback and center haven’t started a game since 2012, the top two receivers from last year are gone and a walk-on is starting at guard.

  • Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer follows through on a pitch to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Rays back Archer with 3 HRs in 6-3 victory over Orioles

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Archer pitched six shutout innings, and the Tampa Bay Rays hit three home runs in a 6-3 victory over the fading Baltimore Orioles on Monday night.

  • Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh watches from the sideline in the second half of a preseason NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Harbaugh can’t accept losing, even preseason games

    OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Ravens coach John Harbaugh has never found it easy to accept losing, even when it comes to a preseason game that probably won’t be remembered beyond the first week of September.

  • Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) throws to a receiver in the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

    With RG3 out, Redskins use 2 QBs to beat Ravens 31-13

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Kirk Cousins filled in capably for injured quarterback Robert Griffin III, throwing for 190 yards and a fluke touchdown as the Washington Redskins beat the Baltimore Ravens 31-13 Saturday night.

  • Ravens All-Pro guard Yanda lets his play prove his worth

    OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Entering the final season of a five-year contract, Marshal Yanda insists he isn’t concerned about negotiating a new deal with the Baltimore Ravens.