Everyone watches the games on weekends. But Jeff Mohler and Nestor wonder who is leading the leadership when the lights are off and the likes of Jon Gruden, Urban Meyer and Daniel Snyder are sending the emails and calling the shots.
Our Super Bowl-winning head coach on behalf of The Living Classrooms Foundation, Brian Billick joins Nestor to discuss the emerging passing game and measurable improvement of Lamar Jackson as Ravens continue to win.
Rina Rhyne of the Student Support Network based in Baltimore County joins Rob Santoni of Weis Markets to educate Nestor on the incredible work that began at Loch Raven High School and their big event at the Towson Sheraton on October 15th.
The Recon takes a detour down the road of sports leadership and how Urban Meyer ever got hired. Don Mohler and @NestorAparicio had a spicy debate on what flows from the top, down... #TheRecon @DMohler5
On the eve of their annual return to Ramshead On-Stage in Annapolis, guitarist Jim Babjak of The Smithereens shares a beer and joins Nestor to toast the years and cheers and tears of their longtime friendship. One night, at Bohager's...or was it Hammerjacks?
When COVID forced us to switch The Maryland Crab Cake Tour presented by The Maryland Lottery to a new location, our friends at Mother's in Federal Hill fed us a quarter of a century of South Baltimore (sorta via New Orleans) awesomeness on The Purple Patio.
This week, The Recon "sticks to sports" with plenty of excitement locally and an excruciating story unfolding with hate speech and NFL leadership. Don Mohler and Nestor Aparicio debate in their usual style in their weekly podcast.
Author Seth Wickersham discusses what made the Brady and Belichick model work for so long in New England and elements of his new book "It's Better To Be Feared." Just how much Ravens lore there is in Foxboro? Enough to write about...
Nestor Aparicio is on the road in The Free State in search of the perfect Maryland crab cake. His first stop is the originator, Nancy Devine, who began mixing up her now world famous jumbo lump crab cakes at Lexington Market in the 1980s. Let her tell you about her mustardy delicious concoction...
Restauranteur Chad Price from Ranazul in Maple Lawn joins Nestor to discuss the state of the restaurant industry during COVID and why you need to stay local and support Maryland Restaurant Week all over the state from Sept. 17-26.
At some point, Nestor will find the old tape of his late 1980s #AlmostFamous chat with Schenker during the "Anytime" era but this was the grown up lock back at an incredible career as a metal guitar influencer.
You might not know the story of the 1977 MEAC champions at Morgan State. Or what happened to the coach? Or his kid? Or the white guy on the team whose brother became the drummer in The Black Crowes. The incredible life of Jim Gorman told by a local kid...
Because he can't find his picture with Mark Bryan during this era, this is Darius Rucker. This one might include the time when Nestor got them a gig doing the National Anthem at Camden Yards before an Orioles game and Rucker was trapped on the golf course. Perhaps...
Did you know that 80s pop star Thomas Dolby has been a professor at Johns Hopkins teaching music for several years? It was poetry in motion when he was an ambassador and performer at the inaugural Light City when Nestor first got to say hello in 2016.
They told a lot of stories over the years but nothing better than hearing Artie talk about his love for Dottie Donovan. This is the third part of a lengthy chat with Fatso when he was still storytelling.
The Marching Ravens leader John Ziemann joins Nestor to reminisce about old Memorial Stadium tales and the time Lou Grant took him around town to learn the magic of the Baltimore Colts marching band. Did you see "The Fanatics" or "The Fumbleheads" back in the 1990s?
Michele Jackman Anthony of National Kidney Foundation joins Nestor to discuss their mutual "fathership" of Phil Jackman and the hockey memories of a childhood tethered to a wonderfully cantankerous and awesome sportswriter from The Evening Sun. And a Jim Palmer story that takes the Cakes...