Friday, April 12, 2024


Purple Reign 2: Chapter 18 “Fast as _ _ _ _! The Mile High Miracle and Jacoby Jones”

This is Chapter 18 of "Purple Reign 2: Faith, Family & Football – A Baltimore Love Story." Author Nestor Aparicio is releasing a daily chapter of 2013 Super Bowl XLVII journey. This is that time that Jacoby Jones ran past the Denver Broncos defense and Joe Flacco hit him in stride.

Processing a LaMarvelous win in Cleveland on Monday night

Luke Jones and Nestor discuss and incredibly memorable football game. Where does incredible win this take the Ravens in January?

Deutschland files: Miracles, matches and our mission to save more lives on our #JennStrongGermanyHero tour

My wife went to Germany to meet the hero who saved her life on bone marrow registry and found that he wants to save more lives, too...

After 25 years of writing about “heroes” #JennStrong and I finally get to meet a real one on Wednesday in Germany

I’ve been hearing about heroes in sports since approximately 1973. I’ve been writing and talking about sports since 1984 and every season a new “hero” comes along in every sport, in every city where championships are won and modern...

Rarefied air of Steelers Week for Ravens is to be savored not soured

The only thing your eyes should tell you is that the Ravens are 9-2...
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Holliday officially promoted, to wear No. 7 with Orioles

The 20-year-old will be the first individual to don No. 7 for the Orioles since the late Cal Ripken Sr. in 1992.

Holliday! Celebrate!

It's not a shock that Jackson Holliday is coming to the big leagues as a 20-year old. This was inevitable. But why here and now? Luke Jones and Nestor celebrate the Holliday of Mike Elias' decision to promote the top prospect in Major League Baseball and opine on what it means for the Orioles roster.

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.

Mastering the Masters

On the eve of another Masters, our Augusta insider and head PGA Pro at Pine Ridge Ed Miller, heads back to Butler Cabin and briefs Nestor on the big weekend of golf that will get you back on course to hitting the ball on a Classic Five local course here in Baltimore.

Wrestling with the history of Wrestlemania and Rhodes family lore

Luke Jones and Nestor wrestle with Rhodes family history and Wrestlemania weekend in Philly

The outfield backup jam from Norfolk to Camden Yards

With the recall of Jackson Holliday from Norfolk, it appears to be the first of many young players the Orioles will be needing to make room for in Baltimore or a decision about in the coming weeks as Heston Kjerstad, Kyle Stowers and others continue to destroy Triple A pitching at Norfolk to start the season.

Orioles promoting baseball’s top prospect Jackson Holliday to majors

The 20-year-old is now set to make his major league debut at Fenway Park in Boston.

DeCosta on where Ravens stand ahead of draft: “Opportunity is what it’s all about”

Baltimore is scheduled to make nine picks in the draft later this month.
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