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Telander: Capturing the rich history and passion of Chicago sports

Five decades into documenting all things sports at The Chicago Sun-Times, legendary Windy City columnist Rick Telander visits Nestor to discuss the current woes of the Cubs and White Sox – and the bigger picture of a life spent in gyms and stadiums chasing the greatest athletes on earth in a sports-crazed city with competitive journalists.

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Pointing toward the legend of Larry Doby with America’s greatest living sportswriter

Legendary 93-year old Newark Star-Ledger columnist Jerry Izenberg visits with Nestor to discuss new book: “Larry Doby in Black and White: The Story of a Baseball Pioneer” but also discusses his path as a social defender of Ali, an unbreakable Super Bowl run and his life as a journalist not “Godding up athletes.” Let him teach you something…

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Tapping into The Bird Tapes and real Orioles history with John Eisenberg

Local author and longtime sports columnist John Eisenberg tells Nestor about unearthing the lost Orioles conversations and tapes of the heroes Birdland from his turn-of-the-century book on Memorial Stadium and the legendary tales of Brooks Robinson, Earl Weaver, Jim Palmer and everyone associated with Orioles Magic.

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The legend and lore of Peter G. Angelos

With the Baltimore Orioles under new ownership and the abrupt end of the Angelos era and the Birds on the field flying high, Thom Loverro of The Washington Times tells true stories of his journalistic encounters with the former owner and discusses the future of Camden Yards and a new day with David Rubenstein.

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Chapter 8: Catching a break with John Steadman at The News American

So how did the kid from Dundalk get his start in local sports journalism before there was a WNST? Well, there was a guy named John Steadman and a place called Hammerjacks and three newspapers competing…

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Eisenberg: “It’s so good for the fans, so good for the city!”

Longtime Baltimore Sun columnist and author of a book on the history of the Orioles – and many other things – John Eisenberg discusses a new era of Baltimore Orioles baseball with the ownership of David Rubenstein and how it can lift the city.

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Crab Cake Row: A Banner conversation about the future of Baltimore sports and journalism

Sports editor Chris Korman of The Baltimore Banner joins Nestor and Mike Rosenfeld on Crab Cake Row for a no-words-barred debate on the new Orioles ownership, the Ravens’ offseason departures and the state of local journalism at Pappas in Cockeysville for “A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week” for the Maryland Food Bank. This one got spicy.

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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.”

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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.

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The Legacy of Lamar Jackson vs. other NFL quarterbacks

As the Maryland Crab Cake Tour presented by The Maryland Lottery, Window Nation and Jiffy Lube rolls toward the holidays, it’s always great to have Weis conversation with local authors like John Eisenberg, who recently wrote “Rocket Men,” a history of what led to the opportunity for someone like Lamar Jackson to change the quarterback game.

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Chronicling the long, ugly trail for black quarterbacks in NFL

Local author and longtime Baltimore sportswriter John Eisenberg tells Nestor the long, ugly trail for black quarterbacks in the NFL chronicled in his new book, “Rocket Men,” at Pappas in Parkville on the Maryland Crab Cake Tour.

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Watching Lamar throw and run toward quarterback history

As the Baltimore Ravens take the field with Lamar Jackson at the helm for another season in the NFL, our local football historian and author John Eisenberg delivers his book on the history of black quarterbacks and some incredible truths and facts in “Rocket Men: The Black Quarterbacks Who Revolutionized Pro Football.”

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Holding the higher powers of sports in New York accountable

As the Yankees come to town to open another baseball season, Nestor Aparicio continues his conversations with the best sports columnists in America as Mike Vaccaro of The New York Post discusses the future of sports journalism and who will speak truth to power and ask the tough questions that ensure accountability and civic confidence.

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Waiting for John Angelos to show us the financials of the Baltimore Orioles

Longtime journalist and baseball scribe Thom Loverro of The Washington Times joins Nestor to discuss the angry words of John Angelos and the future of Camden Yards and Orioles baseball.

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When James Patterson and Mike Lupica write compelling whodunit football fiction

Esteemed author James Patterson and longtime New York sports columnist Mike Lupica give Nestor a lesson in writing for the people and discuss their new novel, “The House of Wolves.” It seems that truth makes great fiction in the NFL.

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Rodricks: Why we love Baltimore so much and why it matters to us

In the aftermath of his brilliant stage production of “Baltimore, You Have No Idea,” our favorite columnist from The Baltimore Sun Dan Rodricks continues his tales of the good and bad of Baltimore and why we care about its image, reality and future.

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The story and emotions behind the story of “Baltimore, You Have No Idea”

The Maryland Crab Cake Tour returned to Faidley’s at Lexington Market for a holiday visit with legendary columnist Dan Rodricks from The Baltimore Sun discussing Eric Bogosian, storytelling and taking his incredible career memoirs and the Baltimore characters met along the way to the stage at The BMA and his incredible stage production. And breaking news: it’s coming back in the spring! Go see it!

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