Thursday, February 29, 2024

Brian Billick

Femi Ayandabejo joins Nestor at Faidley’s to discuss yoga, Ravens football, Baltimore and giving back

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.

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.

Former Ravens DT Dwan Edwards talks tough losses and near misses with Nestor after AFC Championship Game loss to Chiefs

Former Ravens DT Dwan Edwards talks tough losses and near misses with Nestor after AFC Championship Game loss to Chiefs

Brian Billick joins Nestor to discuss coaching, accountability and composure for Ravens after loss to Chiefs in AFC Championship Game

Brian Billick joins Nestor to discuss coaching, accountability and composure for Ravens after loss to Chiefs in AFC Championship Game

Former Ravens DT Dwan Edwards: “It’ll never be the same team again and that’s what makes it so hard”

We love having NFL alums on the show who can tell us what it's like on the field. Former Ravens defensive tackle Dwan Edwards talks about tough losses and near misses with Nestor after the AFC Championship Game loss to Chiefs.

Brian Billick: “It’s not the best team that wins, it’s the team that plays best”

Every coach knows the pain of tough losses and watching players take bad penalties in the heat of the moment. Our head coach Brian Billick joins Nestor to discuss coaching, accountability and composure in the aftermath of the Baltimore Ravens 17-10 loss at home to the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Championship Game.

WNST STORY OF GLORY No. 3: When Whiskey Joe’s ran out of beer in Tampa on Super Bowl XXXV Sunday

Many OG Baltimore sports fans would tell you this was the greatest day of their lives. The National Football League came back to Baltimore and we won Super Bowl XXXV on a glorious night in Tampa, Florida. But before the game, we threw a party so big that WJZ asked if they come and broadcast from it. The legend of Whiskey Joe's and Super Bowl Sunday, January 28, 2001. Ask anyone who was lucky enough to be there...

WNST STORY OF GLORY No. 4: The night we brought Harbaugh, Tomlin and Billick together to share Super Bowl glory stories

In the aftermath of Jennifer Aparicio's miraculous survival following a second bone marrow transplant, we were inspired to do a second "Night of Heroes" after leukemia survivor Chuck Pagano came back to Baltimore in 2015 to raise money and awareness for There Goes My Hero and the power of swabbing to save lives. If you missed one of the great nights in Baltimore vs. Pittsburgh sports partnerships in May 2016, you can relive it by watching three Super Bowl winning head coaches on one stage for a great cause. This was also the last public appearance of former Ravens president David Modell, who had some very important words, as did Super Bowl XXXV champion James Trapp, who also survived leukemia. A powerful evening.

WNST STORY OF GLORY No. 5: When Super Bowl XXXV Ravens head coach Brian Billick became our partner

Back in 2008 when head coach Brian Billick departed from the Baltimore Ravens and wanted to remain in Maryland, he became our partner at WNST.net on behalf of the Living Classrooms Foundation. As a legacy AM radio station that has now made it a quarter of a century as an enduring and truth-telling multimedia outlet on the strength of our partnerships, relationships and the benevolence of special people who serve to lift the community, we're indebted to Coach Billick for his time, wisdom and integrity. Brian Billick never had any problem telling it like it is – and never lost sight of how important the Baltimore fan base and community were in his success as the Ravens head coach but also as a leader in the city where he brought us a Super Bowl XXXV parade.

WNST STORY OF GLORY No. 6: That night at The Barn on Harford Road when Modell and Billick brought Silver Betty

It was April 3, 2001 and the Baltimore Ravens were the freshly minted Super Bowl XXXV champions and team president David Modell and head coach Brian Billick brought the Lombardi Trophy over to The Barn to talk football, community and how time would not dim the glory of their deeds.
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What are the next key moves of DeCosta and Ravens?

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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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