Two things were pretty obvious to everyone who watched the 2000 Baltimore Ravens during the first half of the season. When they passed the ball, they made mistakes and were ineffective. But each time they tried to run the football with any consistency, they succeeded.
The death of Tony Siragusa has us discussing every aspect of the Purple Reign magic surrounding Super Bowl XXXV and the greatest defense in the history of the game. Safety Kim Herring was drafted into a Baltimore Ravens uniform in 1997 and knew nothing about the franchise. Let him tell you about "the man of the people" – The Goose.
“Next time we play the Tennessee Titans, we’ll kick their ass.” Sam Adams at The Barn in Oct. 2000 to @NestorAparicio during Ravens Super Bowl XXXV run. And then January happened! Remember the Titans? We do... #RavensFlock
The Maryland Crab Cake Tour presented by The Maryland Lottery spent some quality time in South Baltimore at Mother's in Federal Hill chatting with veteran women-owned Cross Street business leaders. Anna Leventis has been feeding our family for a decade in SoBo.
We continue to monitor the progress of the new administration through the eyes of other who aspired to run the business of Baltimore. The prosecutor in Thiru Vignarajah has never had trouble defining the problems and discussing potential solutions.
Do you think you love the Charm City more than the three of these local diehards? Baltimore Magazine editor-in-chief Max Weiss gives us a thousand explanations for the 50 ways to love Baltimore right now and how the December cover concept evolved.
Hammerjacks believer and local real estate investor Andy Hotchkiss joins Nestor to discuss the glory of the past and the tailgate of the future in Baltimore. Beware: this one involves the long-haired freaky people...
Longtime NFL insider Clark Judge goes from "Ghost To the Post" and Bert Jones birthday to Al Davis and Art Modell and Bob Irsay and John Elway how in the world the Oakland Raiders ever wound up in Las Vegas. What would Pete Rozelle make of this?
At some point, Nestor will find the old tape of his late 1980s #AlmostFamous chat with Schenker during the "Anytime" era but this was the grown up lock back at an incredible career as a metal guitar influencer.
Broadcaster Deion Broxton tells his story about how a kid from West Baltimore found himself in the path of a herd of bison in Yellowstone Park – and the aftermath of becoming instantly famous and doing TV in Bozeman.
At the First Annual Nasty Nice Guy Awards in 1997 in Glen Burnie, two legends talked boxing, horse racing and kindness. The late great Clem Florio and Vince Bagli educate Nestor on Baltimore sports history. And Earnest Byner joins them.
The one-time Arundel High sensation and 13-year MLB veteran has been no stranger to visits with Nestor over all of these years. This time, they talk love of the game and growing up around the big leagues...