This is Chapter 5 of "Purple Reign 2: Faith, Family & Football – A Baltimore Love Story." Author and radio host and entrepreneur Nestor Aparicio is releasing it chapter by chapter daily to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Ravens Super Bowl win in New Orleans.
Seth Elkin of Maryland Lottery tells us the about 50th Anniversary partners like Costas Inn, hosting the Maryland Crab Cake Tour on April 5th to get ready for baseball season and a chance to play Home Run Riches.
Super agent Leigh Steinberg joins Nestor after his client Patrick Mahomes' second Super Bowl title to continue the debate about the value of a sports agent to a player like Lamar Jackson in this free agency and franchise tagging period.
Longtime sports columnist and insider Bob Kravitz joins Nestor from Indianapolis where Jim Irsay might be one of the remaining owners to covet the Ravens former MVP quarterback. Will the Colts make a play for Lamar Jackson? As all Baltimore folks know, if it says "Irsay" it's usually unpredictable.
Spending a March evening in State College waiting on Bruce Springsteen and watching Nittany Lions fans prepare for basketball March Madness, Nestor noticed the wrestling thing and asked the longtime basketball color voice of Happy Valley Dick Jerardi to explain "We Are" and talk Big 10 basketball, Bob Baffert and Kentucky Derby hopefuls.
Luke Jones takes a deep dive with Dennis Koulatsos on what might be next for Lamar Jackson and the Ravens in this mysterious contract tug-of-war as the non-exclusive franchise tag sits on the former MVP quarterback who refuses to hire a professional agent.