Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Baltimore Sun

The Peter Principles (Ch. 1): So, just how did Angelos become ‘King’ of Baltimore baseball?

Chronicling the history of the Peter Angelos era of Orioles baseball, local sports radio host, author and historian Nestor Aparicio presents "The Peter Principles," a book on the history of Baltimore baseball in the modern era. This is Chapter 1, an incredible tale of how King Peter found the throne of every local kid's dream.

WNST STORY OF GLORY No. 12: The legend of the first great tailgate in San Diego

It sounds like heresy but last century, "tailgating" was illegal in Baltimore. (You kids can look it up!) In 1996, when the Ravens came to the Charm City, David Modell set out to change those laws and in 1997 when the first purple trip San Diego took 200 "Nasty Nestor" listeners to Jack Murphy Stadium, we met some Chargers fans in the parking lot and made some memories. There were many, many roadtrips and more beer, sandwiches and fried chicken consumed along many highways with Gunther buses but this virgin voyage in a town that the NFL has now forgotten was truly unforgettable.

When a Peacock, your credit card and six bucks a month sits between you and Patrick Mahomes

As Ravens rest up and we turn our winter Festivus eyes toward the Wild Card Weekend, Leonard Raskin and Nestor discuss power of NBC, Peacock and the National Football League to get your money to watch a playoff game. So, what's next? (Whatever they can get away with...)

Discussing the future of downtown Baltimore with Dan Rodricks

After they were done discussing his two-play run at the Baltimore Museum of Art, Dan Rodricks and Nestor discussed Harborplace, Camden Yards and the future of downtown and what the "big idea" might be that brings people back to the heart of the city on the Maryland Crab Cake Tour at Gertrude's. Warning: This segment includes "Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll."

Dan Rodricks and Nestor discuss the future of downtown Baltimore with Harborplace and Camden Yards about to change

After they were done discussing his two-play run at the Baltimore Museum of Art, Dan Rodricks and Nestor discussed Harborplace, Camden Yards and the future of downtown and what the "big idea" might be that brings people back to the heart of the city on the Maryland Crab Cake Tour at Gertrude's. Warning: This segment includes "Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll."

What do we really expect from Orioles offseason “improvement”?

When the Maryland Crab Cake Tour came to Koco's Pub in Lauraville, it was a chance to discuss the Orioles offseason expectations with two longtime Orioles observers and media types. Our sports cartoonist pal Ricig and Baltimore Magazine senior editor discuss the magic of 2023 and the possibilities for 2024 and beyond with Mike Elias.

Big Orioles observers Ricig and Ron Cassie talk Baltimore baseball future, offseason and stadium fiasco with Nestor

Big Orioles observers Ricig and Ron Cassie talk Baltimore baseball future, offseason and stadium fiasco with Nestor

Dan Rodricks tells Nestor about 2nd run of “Baltimore, You Have No Idea” during holidays at BMA

Our lifelong pal and mentor Dan Rodricks of The Baltimore Sun tells Nestor about his second run of the locally sourced "Baltimore, You Have No Idea" and his next courtroom concept coming in February at the Baltimore Museum of Art on the Maryland Crab Cake Tour.

Inspiration for local theater and another run at The BMA with brilliant “Baltimore, You Have No Idea”

Our lifelong pal and mentor Dan Rodricks of The Baltimore Sun tells Nestor about his second run of the locally sourced "Baltimore, You Have No Idea" and his next courtroom concept coming in February at the Baltimore Museum of Art on the Maryland Crab Cake Tour.

John Eisenberg and Nestor discuss black quarterbacks and legacy of Lamar Jackson changing the game

John Eisenberg and Nestor discuss black quarterbacks and legacy of Lamar Jackson changing the game
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Finding The Vault and gems of the past and future at “new” CFG Bank Arena

Our Chief Digital Officer Mike Rosenfeld offered Nestor a chance to be a suite life guy for the recent Journey and Toto concert at CFG Bank Arena and wanted his feedback. Comedy and music and Danny DeVito and PacMan and free booze and why Edie Brown needs a room named after her at the former Baltimore Civic Center.

What are the next key moves of DeCosta and Ravens?

As the NFL Combine gathers in Indianapolis, Luke Jones and Nestor discuss the Ravens' decisions on the franchise tag for Justin Madubuike and where to go in April for offensive linemen and more depth across the roster as the inevitable offseason attrition continues.

DeCosta says Ravens “probably will” tag Madubuike without long-term deal

Baltimore has until next Tuesday to use the franchise tag on Pro Bowl defensive tackle Justin Madubuike.

Ravens make four new hires to coaching staff official ahead of scouting combine

Head coach John Harbaugh lost several notable assistants following the 2023 season.

Hot yoga, great football and giving back and living in Baltimore as a Ravens alum

Our resident Super Bowl XXXV champion and hot yoga devotee Femi Ayandabejo joins Nestor for a spirited debate about mental fitness, personal strength and Ravens football and the importance of giving back on Crab Cake Row: A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl from Faidley's for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: Our marketing pal Steve Taormino donates cans and talks Vehicles For Change and brands

We began the second day of our "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" from Costas Inn with a large donation from our CC&A pal Steve Taormino, who partners with Vehicles For Change, a local organization with national ties that helps folks with transportation and transforms lives.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 4) – The Dumb Dumb error begins in Baltimore

The Ballad of Davey Johnson begins in Baltimore in 1996. All he ever did was win baseball games. He and Peter Angelos never agreed on much. And then he was gone. Here's the whole story through the eyes of the journalists who covered it.

Crab Cake Row: TurnAround providing support for victims of worst crimes against women and children

Former Ravens Super Bowl XXXV champion running back Femi Ayanbadejo tells Nestor why TurnAround earned his support for survivors of abuse from Faidley's on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" for the Maryland Food Bank.
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