Matt Birk


The NFL announced Thursday that former Ravens center Matt Birk had been named the league’s director of football development.


Jeremy Zuttah is expected to be the Ravens’ new starting center after being acquired in an off-season trade with the Buccaneers.


NEW ORLEANS (AP) Bryant McKinnie stood in the middle of the Superdome and marveled at the spectacle that surrounded him.


OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) The only reason why Matt Birk brought his aching knees and battered body to training camp for a 15th NFL season was to get to the Super Bowl.


Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Tuesday. A full Sports Digest will be sent about 3 p.m. All times EST: