This is Chapter 20 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 celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Ravens Super Bowl win in New Orleans.
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!
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"...
Luke Jones and Nestor attempt to navigate the sticky holiday road through the AFC North to playoffs for the gimpy, scrappy Ravens. Plus, some enthusiasm for the surging Terps basketball program under Kevin Willard and Orioles search for more pitching at MLB Winter Meetings.
The seventeenth day of the Maryland Crab Cake Tour presented by The Maryland Lottery, Goodwill, Window Nation and the Restaurant Association of Maryland featured a day at the beach and stop at Crabs-To-Go in Berlin and some local attention on the farm at Burley Oak Brewing.
No, it’s not a time for sweeping narratives but the story of the Baltimore Ravens right now is uncertainty and the path to win the division actually going through the division over the next month in a unique scheduling model that was thought to be a benefit until it’s actually Pittsburgh Week and you don’t know who your quarterback is going to be until you see an MRI.