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Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk was fined $5,000 for not wearing a microphone in the team’s latest game. However, the veteran center will appeal the fine, according to his agent Joe Linta. Linta’s reasoning for Birk not wearing the microphone is because Birk could not get it to work in a satisfactory manner. Each team [...]
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