Refresh  
  Page last updated on Wed May 27 07:54:27 EDT 2015
TOP NEWS
RAVENS WANT TO WIN THE SUPER BOWL FOR RAY LEWIS
Tue, 22 Jan 2013 01:30 AM EST

Ray Lewis knows exactly how he would like to end his storied 17-year National Football League career, but the Baltimore Ravens linebacker prefers to measure his life by more than gridiron results.

Lewis yearns to raise the Lombardi Trophy for a second time and needs a road win game to reach his first Super Bowl since the Ravens’ triumph in 2001.

The 37-year-old inspiring leader of the Ravens, and 13-time Pro Bowl selection, said he has told team mates about the sweeetest words he has ever heard on the job.

“How can you top the moment of hearing those famous words, ‘Ravens have won the Super Bowl.’ When you play the game that is what you play the game for. You play and hope that one day you hear those words,” Lewis told reporters in a conference call.

“That is what I’m trying to get this team to go back and hear one more time. So that they can really feel what it feels like. Because when you hear it, like I tell all of them, your life will never be the same again.

“Once you are a champion, you are always a champion, and that is likely one of the best things I am going to remember of all time.”

Many Ravens are rallying to send Lewis off on a high note.

Running back Ray Rice, who is one of Lewis’ nearest friends on the team, believes the Lewis’ “last ride” has been a factor in the Baltimore Ravens beating the Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos in the playoffs.

“For our general, our captain, this is it for him. If you want to call it riding an emotional high, naturally we are,” Rice said. “We’re going to go out there and give it our best shot for our man. He’s done it for 17 years and led our guys to one Super Bowl. I’m not taking away no credit from the Patriots. They set the standard on how to win. But you’re talking about a pioneer that laid a platform for the entire NFL. We’d like to send him out the right way.”

Even the NE Patriots paid respect to Lewis.

“It’s really a pleasure to play against him,” asserted New England’s Tom Brady, who has won more NFL playoff games than any other quarterback (17). Basketball betting lines

“He’s really been so consistent over the years and durable and tough. He’s so instinctive. He doesn’t give up barely any plays, makes a lot of tackles.”

Lewis said the winning or losing wasn’t most important.

“I think the best thing you can ever be remembered for is the impact and things you had on other people,” he said.

“At the end of the day, with all the men that I’ve been around, to one day look back here and hear men say, ‘He was one of people who helped changed my life,’ is maybe one of the best legacies to be remembered for.”


Sponsored Links

Download Printable Schedules
Now you can download and print schedules for each sport so you can plan ahead and track your results.
UPDATED:
BASEBALL 4/5/2015 - 6/4/2015
TOP TEN WAGERS
RK Team
1
Houston Rockets
2
Golden State Warriors
3
Houston Rockets
4
Kansas City Royals
5
Cleveland Indians
05/27/2015
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceWAWRINKA, STANISLAS vs. LAJOVIC, DUSAN02:00 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceSTAKHOVSKY, SERGIY vs. JOHNSON, STEVE02:00 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceBECKER, BENJAMIN vs. VERDASCO, FERNANDO02:00 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceKLIZAN, MARTIN vs. SIMON, GILLES02:00 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, France, DoublesDIYAS Z / XU Y-F vs. KICHENOK N / OLARU R02:00 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceGRANOLLERS, MARCEL vs. FEDERER, ROGER03:15 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceMONACO, JUAN vs. GABASHVILI, TEIMURAZ03:15 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceNISHIKORI, KEI vs. BELLUCCI, THOMAZ03:15 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceTHIEM, DOMINIC vs. CUEVAS, PABLO03:15 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, France, DoublesALLERTOVA D / CETKOVSKA P vs. DATE KRUMM K / SCHIAVONE F03:15 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceGULBIS, ERNESTS vs. MAHUT, NICOLAS03:20 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceCORNET, ALIZE vs. DULGHERU, ALEXANDRA03:20 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, France, DoublesHINGIS M / MIRZA S vs. GOERGES J / KREJCIKOVA B03:20 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceMULLER, GILLES vs. LORENZI, PAOLO03:30 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FrancePUTINTSEVA, YULIA vs. SVITOLINA, ELINA03:50 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, France, DoublesPUIG M / ROGERS S vs. BENCIC B / SINIAKOVA K04:30 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceBAUTISTA-AGUT, ROBERTO vs. ROSOL, LUKAS04:35 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceSTEPANEK, RADEK vs. BERDYCH, TOMAS04:35 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceMONFILS, GAEL vs. SCHWARTZMAN, DIEGO SEBASTIAN04:35 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceLUCIC-BARONI, MIRJANA vs. HALEP, SIMONA04:35 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceJOVANOVSKI, BOJANA vs. VEKIC, DONNA04:35 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceTOMLJANOVIC, AJLA vs. KERBER, ANGELIQUE04:35 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceFOGNINI, FABIO vs. PAIRE, BENOIT04:40 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceMUGURUZA, GARBINE vs. GIORGI, CAMILA04:40 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceRYBARIKOVA, MAGDALENA vs. PENNETTA, FLAVIA05:05 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, France, DoublesBERTENS K / LARSSON J vs. KICHENOK L / SAVCHUK O05:45 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceANDUJAR, PABLO vs. KOHLSCHREIBER, PHILIPP05:50 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceTSONGA, JO-WILFRIED vs. SELA, DUDI05:50 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceHERCOG, POLONA vs. VESNINA, ELENA05:50 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FrancePEREIRA, TELIANA vs. MAKAROVA, EKATERINA05:55 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceIVANOVIC, ANA vs. DOI, MISAKI05:55 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, FranceSUAREZ NAVARRO, CARLA vs. RAZZANO, VIRGINIE05:55 AM PST
ATP - Roland Garros, Paris, France, DoublesBRYAN B / BRYAN M vs. KLAASEN R / LU Y-H06:00 AM PST
WTA - Roland Garros, Paris, France, DoublesLEPCHENKO V / ZHENG S vs. MCHALE C / NARA K06:10 AM PST
MLBRangers vs Indians09:10 AM PST
MLBRockies vs Reds09:35 AM PST
MLBMarlins vs Pirates09:35 AM PST
MLBWhite Sox vs Blue Jays09:35 AM PST
MLBRoyals vs Yankees10:05 AM PST
MLBPhillies vs Mets10:10 AM PST
MLBRed Sox vs Twins10:10 AM PST
MLBMariners vs Rays10:10 AM PST
MLBGiants vs Brewers10:40 AM PST
MLBTigers vs Athletics12:35 PM PST
MLBAstros vs Orioles1:35 PM PST
NHL - PlayoffsDucks at Blackhawks5:00 PM PST
MLBNationals vs Cubs5:05 PM PST
MLBDiamondbacks vs Cardinals5:15 PM PST
NBARockets vs Warriors6:00 PM PST
MLBPadres vs Angels7:05 PM PST
MLBBraves vs Dodgers7:10 PM PST

x