Thursday, February 29, 2024

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The Peter Principles (Ch. 5) – King Peter silences Jon Miller and anyone else who doesn’t bleed Orioles orange

Peter Angelos never cared for Hall of Fame broadcaster Jon Miller. Angelos thought Miller was too critical of the Orioles. But mostly, his old world sensibilities didn’t like the style of Jon Miller as the voice of his baseball franchise.

WNST STORY OF GLORY No. 6: That night at The Barn on Harford Road when Modell and Billick brought Silver Betty

It was April 3, 2001 and the Baltimore Ravens were the freshly minted Super Bowl XXXV champions and team president David Modell and head coach Brian Billick brought the Lombardi Trophy over to The Barn to talk football, community and how time would not dim the glory of their deeds.

WNST STORY OF GLORY No. 23 – Time will not dim the glory of your charity

Over 25 years of serving the Towson and Baltimore community as an FCC licensee with nothing but local ownership of WNST-AM 1570 and operating WNST.net and now Baltimore Positive, we stand very proud of our charity and service. All of it has been powered by people like you – citizens, sports fans, great local humans who live here, work here, are from here and want to help here. We have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars in time, money, resources, goods, gifts and contributions. We asked for your help and time and love – and you always gave. Here's the proof...

WNST STORY OF GLORY No. 24 – The legend of our purple live shows at The Barn – and beyond

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.

Luke Jones and Nestor tackle the hard knocks of the Bullies of Baltimore and Ravens Super Bowl memories

Luke Jones and Nestor tackle the hard knocks of the Bullies of Baltimore and Ravens Super Bowl memories

Tackling the legacy of Goose and The Bullies of Baltimore

Immediately following the ESPN "30 For 30" presentation of the 2001 Super Bowl XXXV champion Baltimore Ravens, Luke Jones and Nestor tackle the hard knocks of the Bullies of Baltimore and the road to the memories of glory in Tampa.

That time in 2005 when Tony Siragusa had us try his tasty ribs at Super Bowl

After his career, The Goose went into television and brought his signature Sunday dish to Radio Row in Jacksonville the week that Nestor retired from daily sports radio. Comedy ensued...

Maryland Crab Cake (and Brewery) Tour Day 27: Stoney Creek in Pasadena and Manor Hill in Ellicott City

The 27th day of the Maryland Crab Cake Tour presented by The Maryland Lottery, Goodwill, Window Nation and the Restaurant Association of Maryland took us to Anne Arundel County and waterfront hospitality at Stoney Creek Inn and a cold beer at Manor Hill before seeing Rod Stewart and Cheap Trick at Merriweather Post Pavilion.

The ghosts of Memorial Stadium and the legend of Tony Siragusa

Before Ray Lewis entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton in 2018, Tony Siragusa took Nestor into the last century and what powered the greatest defense in the history of the game – even back in the days of Ted Marchibroda and 33rd Street.

That time in 2005 when Tony Siragusa had us try his tasty ribs at Super Bowl

That time in 2005 when Tony Siragusa had us try his tasty ribs at Super Bowl
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The Peter Principles (Ch. 5) – King Peter silences Jon Miller and anyone else who doesn’t bleed Orioles orange

Peter Angelos never cared for Hall of Fame broadcaster Jon Miller. Angelos thought Miller was too critical of the Orioles. But mostly, his old world sensibilities didn’t like the style of Jon Miller as the voice of his baseball franchise.

And getting bigger every day…

John Martin joins Nestor to discuss huge jackpots, the Ravens big contest winner and new scratchoff games

Finding The Vault and gems of the past and future at “new” CFG Bank Arena

Our Chief Digital Officer Mike Rosenfeld offered Nestor a chance to be a suite life guy for the recent Journey and Toto concert at CFG Bank Arena and wanted his feedback. Comedy and music and Danny DeVito and PacMan and free booze and why Edie Brown needs a room named after her at the former Baltimore Civic Center.

What are the next key moves of DeCosta and Ravens?

As the NFL Combine gathers in Indianapolis, Luke Jones and Nestor discuss the Ravens' decisions on the franchise tag for Justin Madubuike and where to go in April for offensive linemen and more depth across the roster as the inevitable offseason attrition continues.

DeCosta says Ravens “probably will” tag Madubuike without long-term deal

Baltimore has until next Tuesday to use the franchise tag on Pro Bowl defensive tackle Justin Madubuike.

Ravens make four new hires to coaching staff official ahead of scouting combine

Head coach John Harbaugh lost several notable assistants following the 2023 season.

Hot yoga, great football and giving back and living in Baltimore as a Ravens alum

Our resident Super Bowl XXXV champion and hot yoga devotee Femi Ayandabejo joins Nestor for a spirited debate about mental fitness, personal strength and Ravens football and the importance of giving back on Crab Cake Row: A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl from Faidley's for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: Our marketing pal Steve Taormino donates cans and talks Vehicles For Change and brands

We began the second day of our "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" from Costas Inn with a large donation from our CC&A pal Steve Taormino, who partners with Vehicles For Change, a local organization with national ties that helps folks with transportation and transforms lives.
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