Found May 21, 2012 on D Wizzle's World:
PLAYERS: Ray Lewis
TEAMS: Baltimore Ravens
Ray Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens gave a speech to the Loyola Greyhounds lacrosse team last week. This speech wasn't as good as some of the other ones Lewis has given to other teams.Lewis was more calm during this speech than in the speech he gave to the Stanford basketball team a few months ago. Lacrosse is a different sport than basketball though and I am sure Lewis knows what he is doing.

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