Civil rights historian Michael Long has compiled these essays of Jackie Robinson, a complicated man who navigated an even more complicated world that both celebrated and despised him. Great stuff on his relationship with Richard Nixon in this one.
Author and essayist Howard Bryant provides some backdrop as a former sports writer watching politics and a plague make its way onto the field amidst racial strife in America. Even for those who want to "stick to sports"...
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.
After hijacking the Coaches Breakfast press conference with John Harbaugh and the national media with a tweet outing his March 2 trade request, we wonder what happens next for the Ravens' disgruntled former MVP quarterback. Luke Jones and Nestor answer the Lamar Jackson mandate for the Baltimore Ravens and opine on the few possibilities for peace and prosperity in this broken relationship.
As Opening Day looms, our longtime Orioles insider Luke Jones gets Nestor pumped for Opening Day and a real Orioles season of hope and questions. First up, the new rules and new schedule format and how it might help the Birds' chances of getting to October baseball.