Art Modell

Todd Heap tells Nestor he flew back to Baltimore honor Art Modell

September 11, 2012 | WNSTV

Art Modell on the life of Art Modell – celebrating his amazing life all weekend at

September 07, 2012 | Nestor Aparicio

It’s long…but well worth it!

My snapshots & memories of the great life of Arthur B. Modell…

September 06, 2012 | Nestor Aparicio

Art Modell changed our lives forever in Baltimore when he brought us the Ravens…

2012: Year of the Ravens

July 05, 2012 | Ryan Kerr

Football season is quickly approaching Ravens fans.  Training camp is set to open in just under three weeks with high expectations facing the 2012 team.  Will 2012 be the year of the Ravens? Let’s breakdown what needs to happen for the Ravens to be playing in February.   Flacco’s Ascension: Will the real Joe Flacco please stand up?  The […]

20 Years of Unintended OPACY Consequences

April 12, 2012 | Thyrl Nelson

Did Oriole Park make the Ravens and kill the Orioles? If so, was it worth it?     There are a couple of ways of looking at the yearlong celebration that is 20 years of baseball at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.   On the one hand it’s a reminder of just how right Baltimore […]

Hey Baltimore: Where is the fight in you on this Art Modell issue?

Hey Baltimore: Where is the fight in you on this Art Modell issue?

August 12, 2009 | Nestor Aparicio

I am a little embarrassed to be from Baltimore these days. And it has nothing to do with the 30,000 Red Sox fans who invaded the Inner Harbor two weeks ago. Look, no one loves the city or the sports teams or the “culture” of Baltimore more than me and I dare you to find […]

Cleveland continues to show why manure is Brown

August 11, 2009 | Nestor Aparicio

(UPDATE: The blogger who inspired this piece and who said Rod Woodson entered the “Hall of Shame” for mentioning Art Modell in his induction speech was on Limited Access on Tuesday. The audio is in the audio vault.) As I have opined many times, I believe the powers that be in the NFL and the […]

Rod Woodson states the obvious: Art Modell belongs in Canton

August 08, 2009 | Nestor Aparicio

9:34 p.m. –Rod Woodson just talked about Baltimore and about Art Modell. “Without Art Modell, old school owner. And I hope the voters get this right — by putting Art Modell in the Hall of Fame, he belongs there.” With that came the usual cascade of classless “boos” from the Cleveland fans in Canton. Woodson […]

Modell shamelessly ignored by football writers

January 06, 2009 | Nestor Aparicio

Well, the handful of pro football “experts” are at it again, playing the role of punitive czars as the gatekeepers of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, once again ignoring a lifetime of accomplishments of Art Modell. Once again, Modell has been left off of the finalists’ list Hall of Fame ballot and I’m stunned […]

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Induct Art postmortem…

December 10, 2008 | Nestor Aparicio

It’s been a busy couple of days in my real life and I haven’t had a chance to write a full follow up to my tireless efforts last week to bring awareness to the fact that Art Modell is not in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and should be. (Special thanks to the many […]