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Chapter 1: Meet the new boss, not the same as the old boss

This is Chapter 1 of "Purple Reign 2: Faith, Family & Football – A Baltimore Love Story" written in Spring 2013 after the Ravens Super Bowl championship in New Orleans.

Kicking off the lottery New Year with some good luck and big local winners

The Director of Maryland Lottery and Gaming John Martin joins Nestor to kick off the New Year with some good luck and big winners – plus updates on all things sports wagering heading into 2022.

Singing the alma mater for old Dundalk High

It's no secret that Nestor is from Dundalk. So, on the eve of the mighty Dundalk Owls heading to the state title game to face Mervo in Annapolis, Dennis Koulatsos invited him to sing the alma mater. As always, it comes with a story...

The best Tom Matte story I can tell…

As the tributes flood in from all over the country about the life and times of No. 41, Nestor tells a story about the time Tom Matte gave him his cell phone number.

Breaking news to Baltimore about glories of modern-day Indy & Jim Irsay isn’t easy

Did the Mayflowers bring May flowers from Baltimore to Indy? Nestor Aparicio wrote this blog in February 2012 and still believes most of it...

What is the future of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor?

After his inspired feature on all aspects and issues regarding the future of the space currently occupied by Harborplace, we asked Ron Cassie of Baltimore Magazine about some of the finer points of turning the four-decades-old, Rouse-designed mall into a potential park space serving all of the citizens of our city.

Risk and reward from 66 yards away

Our financial advisor Leonard Raskin discusses the beauty of having a kicker like Justin Tucker, who creates a different strategy and advantage every time the Ravens cross the 50.

The Raider Nation awaits the unveiling of silver and black pride on field in Vegas

In search of knowledge about the Raiders offseason and preparedness for a depleted Ravens attack, Nestor found Matt Holder from SB Nation to talk Gruden and Mayock and weird drafts.


After 10 years with Ravens, Don “Wink” Martindale out as defensive coordinator

Martindale, 58, had led Baltimore's defense since the 2018 season and had coached the linebackers before that.

Ravens bring back 2021 fifth-round pick on reserve-future deal

Fullback Ben Mason was waived after an underwhelming 2021 preseason with Baltimore.

Hail to the _______s but silence about the real world of Daniel Snyder

Dave Preston of WTOP joins Nestor for a full primer on world of Daniel Snyder and future name of the Washington Football Team and the moving of baseball outfield walls locally.

Will the changing dimensions of Camden Yards really help the Orioles win?

Luke Jones and Nestor debate the great left field wall move of the Orioles at Camden Yards. Whose idea was this and what does it mean?

Did Angelos boys really measure the totality of Camden Yards left field overhaul?

Marty Conway educates Nestor on the history of the left field wall (and everything) at Oriole Park at Camden Yards