RAVENS SET TO BECOME THE NEW PURPLE PEOPLE EATERS?
The Ravens have "tentatively" selected a uniform design that
incorporates purple and white jerseys, black helmets and black
pants, according to the Baltimore SUN. Jon Morgan reports the
helmet will have a shield-like logo on the side and two
"distinctive" patches -- one featuring a streaking raven landing
claw first on a football and the other containing the colors of
the MD state flag -- are being considered for the front pocket
and hip areas. The final design, which still needs the approval
of owner Art Modell, will be unveiled June 5 (Baltimore SUN,
NOT SO FAST: The Ravens PSL policy is criticized by the
SUN's Vito Stellino and John Steadman. Stellino writes the
"convoluted, two-step selling process is only going to confuse
the fans," as fans buying tickets won't know what the final PSL
fee will be. Steadman compares PSLs to "white-collar crime"
(Baltimore SUN, 5/26).