Author | Luke Jones

Ex-Ravens lineman Damion Cook dead at 36

June 27, 2015 | Luke Jones

Former Ravens offensive lineman and Atholton head coach Damion Cook died at age 36 from a heart attack on Friday. The Nashville native appeared in 13 games as a reserve for Baltimore from 2002-2004 and also played for Cleveland and Detroit in his NFL career. Cook, a Bethune-Cookman product, earned attention for a humorous impression […]


Britton closing in on deserved All-Star appearance

June 27, 2015 | Luke Jones

The Orioles closer’s 22 saves rank second in the American League behind only Minnesota’s Glen Perkins.


Saturday’s Orioles-Indians game postponed due to rain

June 27, 2015 | Luke Jones

The game will be made up as part of a day-night doubleheader on Sunday.


Orioles move to six-man bullpen to temporarily hold off roster crunch

June 26, 2015 | Luke Jones

The Orioles made room for the returning Wei-Yin Chen by optioning T.J. McFarland to Triple-A Norfolk.


Terps’ Wells untaken, Orioles prospect Connaughton selected in NBA draft

June 26, 2015 | Luke Jones

Two prospects of local interest saw mixed results during Thursday’s NBA draft as Maryland forward Dez Wells went unselected while Orioles pitching prospected Pat Connaughton was taken in the second round. Despite going undrafted after a strong senior season in which he averaged 15.1 points per game, Wells is expected to join an NBA summer […]

Luke Jones

Luke Jones is the Baltimore Ravens and Orioles beat reporter for and is a PFWA member. His mind is filled with useless sports knowledge and movie quotes, yet he rarely remembers where he put his car keys. Luke's favorite sports memories include attending the Ravens' Super Bowl XXXV victory parade in the pouring rain and watching the Terps advance to the Final Four at the Carrier Dome in 2002, making snow-heavy Syracuse bearable for one day. Follow him on Twitter (@BaltimoreLuke) in addition to reading his contributions at