Friday, November 27, 2020

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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?

The Peter Principles (Ch. 6) – Wire to Wire, champagne and the Dumb Dumb divorce

Davey Johnson faxed The Baltimore Sun. Peter Angelos faxed The Washington Post. Both of their letters were published. Life has never been the same for Orioles fans. Read and learn...

The Peter Principles (Ch. 2): The error of tyranny at Camden Yards

Getting rid of DeWitt and Lucchino was easy but winning proved to be much more difficult for Angelos...

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

Enjoy Chapter 1 of "The Peter Principles," Nestor's new book on the history of Baltimore baseball in the modern era.

Being Thrift with mounting debt and wringing the Belle with an insurance policy

Bleeding money, Mussina gone, Belle dug in and MLB labor war looming, Angelos loses the fans of Baltimore and gets fired by a minor league owner

John Steadman talks about history of Super Bowl

He was there for every one of them until his death in January 2001. Nestor asked his mentor all about The Big Game on Radio Row at San Diego Super Bowl XXXII in 1998.

John Steadman talks about AFL-NFL merger and Jets disaster in Super Bowl III

Early in his career, Nestor was always fishing for the real history of sports. No better place to find it than from a guy who was at the pool with Joe Namath in Miami in 1969.

John Steadman and Nestor discuss history of Baltimore football at The Barn

Nestor treasures every one of these conversations with his mentor and the legend of Baltimore sportswriting. From Colts to Ravens, indeed...

John Steadman tells Nestor the truth about Bob Irsay and Colts departure from Baltimore

The legendary sports columnist at The News American checked in with his star pupil Nestor the day after the death of Robert Irsay. This one was spicy...
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Lamar Jackson tests positive for COVID-19 as Ravens’ virus outbreak nightmare continues

The reigning NFL MVP was among the latest Baltimore players to test positive, putting Sunday's game against Pittsburgh in clear jeopardy.
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After that delicious Thanksgiving dinner, you gotta get up and move!

Let our local Planet Fitness fitness guru and internet sensation from Poly tell you how to start moving past the gravy and mashed potatoes on Black Friday and beyond the holiday cookies and leftovers.

Teaming up with Taharka to deliver you local holiday ice cream comfort

Running the scoop shops is difficult during a pandemic so let Kowfi Dorman-El bring the deliciousness to you. And we'll save you $15.70 on every order beginning on Black Friday. Do you prefer pumpkin or egg nog?

The best crab cakes in the world at your fingertips

When Damye Hahn of Faidley's at Lexington Market was talking about shipping her legendary crab cakes across the country, we surprised her with a special customer. Let our head coach Brian Billick tell you about his Maryland Thanksgiving-eve tradition now shipping to the grandkids in the midwest...

A bright idea to light up Ravens fans in darkness of winter

Our pal Cort Smith at Sporticulture has supported our sporty chats for years but here's one with him discussing why a lifer local flower lover from Walnut Springs Nursery would dream up cool NFL sports novelties like magma lamps.