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The Baltimore Ravens are California bound — at least, they hope so. The team is reportedly asking the NFL to schedule their away games at Oakland and San Francisco in consecutive weeks this upcoming season, sparing the team the rigor of two cross-country trips and allowing them to stay put in the Bay Area. Show More Summary
Meet Baltimore Raven/Mathematician John UrschelBLOOMBERG BUSINESS REPORTS THAT THE OFFENSIVE LINEMAN RECENTLY PUBLISHED A PAPER TITLED "A CASCADIC MULTIGRID ALGORITHM FOR COMPUTING THE FIEDLER VECTOR OF GRAPH LAPLACIANS"John Urschel,...Show More Summary
The Baltimore Ravens have requested the NFL to schedule their away games at Oakland and San Francisco in consecutive weeks. If the Ravens get this back-to-back Bay Area arrangement, the team would remain on the West Coast for the week...Show More Summary
You can throw the "dumb jock" stereotype right out the window when it comes to John Urschel. The Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman has penned a paper titled "A Cascadic Multigrid Algorithm for Computing the Fiedler Vector of Graph Laplacians" and published it in the Journal of Computational Mathematics, per Bloomberg...
PHOENIX -- The three-day NFL owners meetings begin Monday, and here is what to expect from the Baltimore Ravens. Monday: Team president Dick Cass will talk to local reporters and he'll likely address the Ravens' hard-line stance on players who've gotten in trouble this offseason. Show More Summary
The Baltimore Ravens suffered several tough losses in free agency this year, highlighted by the departures of Haloti Ngata, Owen Daniels, Torrey Smith and Pernell McPhee. Those were four key contributors to last year's team that went...Show More Summary
John Urschel is a man of many talents. He’s not only a offensive guard for the Baltimore Ravens, but also a published mathematician (...)
During his time as the defensive coordinator for the Baltimore Ravens and the head coach of the New York Jets, Rex Ryan has developed a reputation as one of the NFL's top defensive minds. However, since Ryan took the reins of the Buffalo Bills, it's the been the offense that's been given the buzz-saw treatment. That makeover continued on Thursday. Show More Summary
Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel doesn’t just topple the idea of a dumb jock. He flips it over, dangles it by its ankles, winds it up and hurls that stereotype into space. Urschel isn’t just smart, he might be a certified genius. While the rest of us (or maybe just me) sit here trying to figure […]
Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel recently had a math paper—titled "A Cascadic Multigrid Algorithm for Computing the Fiedler Vector of Graph Laplacians"—published in the Journal of Computational Mathematics. You think you love math? You don't love math. John Urschel loves math. Read more...
As a number of states are considering right-to-die legislation, a retired Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl champion linebacker, who is now battling the debilitating and fatal disease known as ALS, decried a Maryland physician-assisted suicide bill, saying it would rob society of "God given" life.
The Baltimore Ravens are expected to add a veteran quarterback at some point to compete with 2014 sixth-round pick Keith Wenning for the backup job. Wenning, who spent all of last season on the practice squad, likely won't be handed the No. Show More Summary
One team's trash is another's treasure. The Baltimore Ravens swiftly released running back Bernard Pierce after his arrest for a DUI this week (yet dragged their feet for months on Ray Rice hitting his wife), and it didn't take longShow More Summary
Pierce will join the Jaguars, but his future remains unclear after a Wednesday DUI arrest. The Jacksonville Jaguars were awarded former Baltimore Ravens running back Bernard Pierce off waivers, the team announced Thursday. Pierce was...Show More Summary
Running back Bernard Pierce was claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday, a day after the Baltimore Ravens released him. The Ravens cut Pierce hours after he was arrested for drunken driving, which strangely enough...Show More Summary
Bernard Pierce's unemployment didn't last long. The former Baltimore Ravens running back was claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars. Aaron Wilson of The Baltimore Sun was the first to report Jacksonville's claim on Pierce and...Show More Summary
After enduring the fallout from the Ray Rice fiasco last year, the Baltimore Ravens have adopted a new hard-line stance. Run afoul of the law, and your spot on the team is in serious jeopardy. Running back Bernard Pierce found this out...Show More Summary
The Baltimore Ravens are a different team now than they were before the start of free agency. Unfortunately, they're not as good as the one that won 10 games and made it to the divisional round of the playoffs this past season. That's what happens when you lose your top receiver in Torrey Smith, No. Show More Summary
The Baltimore Ravens have released running back Bernard Pierce. According to reports, Pierce was arrested for DUI on Wednesday morning in Towson. Hours later, the Baltimore Ravens announced his release. On March 18, ABC 2 News reported Pierce, 23, who was behind the wheel of a 2014 Ford Mustang, was arrested after celebrating the St. Show More Summary