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Michael Phelps was on the sidelines and in the locker room with the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night as they defeated the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game. Phelps, a Maryland native and avid Ravens fan, took part in the team’s postgame celebration.
In an interview with Yahoo! Sports after Baltimore punched its ticket to New Orleans, Phelps talked about some of the conversations he has had with Ray Lewis. The 18-time gold medalist told Dan Wetzel that he may not have gone to London to compete in the 2012 Olympics if it wasn’t for Lewis.
“I think he’s probably the most inspirational person I’ve ever met in my entire life,” Phelps explained. “A lot of people don’t know this, but he was one of the biggest reasons why I came back for four more years. Just some of the things that we have talked about, and he’s helped me get through, I can’t be more happier.
“He is a very powerful man. A very passionate man. I wouldn’t have been able to [swim in the 2012 Olympics] without him
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Chalk up another loss for the Patriots and chalk up another Patriot wife who is having a hard time coping. The New England Patriots were manhandled by the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship game on Sunday and it didn’t take long for the Patriot family to respond. Anna Burns Welker, the wife of Patriot [...]
Over the next two weeks, the media will spend a tremendous amount of time focusing on Ray Lewis and the final chapter of his career with the Baltimore Ravens. Since the 13-time Pro Bowler announced that he will retire after the season, the Ravens have appeared to play with more urgency. However, he is hardly the only reason Baltimore is headed to New Orleans for Super Bowl 47.
FOXBORO, Mass. — The last ride isn’t over just yet.
The retirement clock on Route 93 in Boston may have run out, but Ray Lewis’ retirement tour was extended Sunday night after he and the Ravens defeated the Patriots 28-13 at Gillette Stadium.
The victory couldn’t have been more perfect, as the Ravens made up for for last year’s shortcomings and finally overcame their woes...
After the Baltimore Ravens convincing 28-13 beat-down of the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game, two of Bmore's most well known athletes — Michael Phelps and Adam Jones — help celebrate with the Ravens players after the game.
WBAL sportscaster Pete Gilbert tweeted a photo of the grungy-looking Olympic swimmer and Baltimore Orioles centerfielder on the Gillette...
Get ready for the Brother Bowl.
It'll be Harbaugh vs. Harbaugh when Big Bro John's Baltimore Ravens (13-6) play Little Bro Jim's San Francisco 49ers (13-4-1) in the Super Bowl at New Orleans in two weeks.
As much chatter as there will be about the players involved - from Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis and his impending retirement to 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick&...
It made for great story lines all week. The upstart, emotional Ravens, playing for Ray Lewis' retirement, come to New England seeking revenge against a superior offense.Joe Flacco, set to prove that he is in the same league as Tom Brady, needs to repeat his performance from a week earlier in Denver; can New England's defense rise to the challenge, or are they as weak as everyone...
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs is finally headed to the Super Bowl after seven playoff appearances. He celebrated the Ravens' 28-13 victory over the New England Patriots with some trash talk. Suggs: "Tell them to have fun at the Pro Bowl. Arrogant F---ers." — Dan Wetzel (@DanWetzel) January 21, 2013 Terrell Suggs: "These are the most arrogant pricks...
Et tu, Anna?
Nary a year since Gisele Bundchen made herself famous among sports fans for her profanity-riddled defense of her husband, Wes Welker‘s new bride has jumped into the fray. Welker’s wife, however, should get some credit for ripping the Patriots’ opponents rather than the Patriots themselves this time.
Anna Burns Welker jumped on the old Facebook after the Patriots...
8 a.m. ET: The day of reckoning is upon us, at least for those of us who intently follow the NFL.
The NFL’s conference judgment day will begin with the San Francisco 49ers’ visit to Atlanta for the NFC crown, but all eyes will be peeled for the Ravens’ trip to Foxboro to mark a repeat of last season’s AFC title game.
Tom Brady has been preparing for his chance at a sixth...
Greetings readers! Any of you read or hear about Wes Welker’s wife bashing the F out of “Uncle” Ray Lewis on Facebook after her husband’s team was demolished by the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday? So what if he has 6 kids from 4 different girlfriends? He’s rich beeitch. Uncle Ray can afford it. Throw in the fact he has done more for the community than 99 percent of all players...
The Ravens will leave Foxboro, Massachusetts with an AFC Conference Championship trophy and a weeping, highly-respected leader, Ray Lewis.
The teary-eyed leader has a chance to now retire from the game with a Super Bowl ring, the same way John Elway, Jerome Bettis, and Michael Strahan did after their illustrious careers.
“Give the Ravens credit, they’re a good football team....