This is Chapter 7 of "Purple Reign 2: Faith, Family & Football – A Baltimore Love Story." Author and radio host and entrepreneur Nestor Aparicio is releasing the 2013 book chapter by chapter daily to prepare for NFL season.
Our lifer friend and ambassador of all things anejo, reposado, blanco and the Tommy's Margarita, Julio Bermejo joins Nestor to discuss the Raiders of The Davis Family leaving the Bay Area – all over again!
Even the most optimistic of Maryland fans would have to look long and hard to find any positives stemming from last Saturday night's horrific 52-13 beating at the hands of California.
And they still wouldn't find any.
The Terrapins (0-1) will...
No doubt, by now you know that Mine The Bird, a 51-to-1 shot, won the Kentucky Derby in the mud with the most emotional athlete I’ve ever seen in Calvin Borel aboard. You surely know that the Caps now...
Hollywood Casino Perryville sportsbook manager Christian Horton makes sure that Nestor isn't getting too cocky with his NFL picks heading into Week 3. Imagine his record if he didn't pick against the Ravens in Cincinnati?
Sports brand artist and historian Todd Radom discusses the power of the laundry and logos for lifer fans like Nestor, who has been bingeing on the laundry of his youth and the gaudy 1970s color palette. Let him show ya...
John Martin of Maryland Lottery talks about getting in early before its too late on those Ravens scratch-off second chance prizes and chances to make a purple memory. Also, some sports wagering sense for responsible September play as the games become more fun and the season heats up.
Longtime Indianapolis sportswriter Bob Kravitz joins Nestor from the friendly heart of the midwest with an update on the progress of the team that once left Baltimore. So how is Jim Irsay doing these days with an injured rookie quarterback? The Ravens will find out on Sunday at 1 p.m.
With the legalization of cannabis in Maryland, no one has more experience with the plant and all of the aspects of the potential wellness provided than Wendy Bronfein of Curio Wellness. We begin an educational series with our partners in Timonium at Far & Dotter that will continue through the year.
If you ever participated in or witnessed a decade of fun times, live radio shows and Baltimore sports memories with us at The Barn on Harford Road back in the 1990s when WNST was birthed by the local community, then you know it'll never be replicated. Go through the photos and see how many legends you can identify who spent time eating crabs, drinking beer and talking sports with us – and you – in Parkville. As John Steadman once said: "Didn't we have some good times?" What's your favorite memory of a WNST live event over these 25 years of awesomeness? The night we brought the Lombardi Trophy by in the aftermath of Super Bowl XXXV didn't suck.
Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh privately vowed to help Nestor Aparicio with his media credential bullying situation with Chad Steele in any way he could. Weeks later, Aparicio was exterminated. Harbaugh then told him he was unhappy about it but powerless because it wasn't his department in Owings Mills.