Author | Dwayne Showalter

Bias’ NBA Career Unveiled

Bias’ NBA Career Unveiled

June 20, 2012 | Dwayne Showalter

With yesterday being the 26th anniversary of the passing of Len Bias, there was a lot of social media chatter amongst us middle-aged Terps fans. Much of it centered on the memories we all were all robbed of when Bias ingested a lethal amount of cocaine in a campus dorm in the early morning hours of June 19th, [...]

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HOPE is a four-letter word

May 18, 2012 | Dwayne Showalter

May is getting long in the tooth already.  It’s Preakness weekend.  The NCAA Lacrosse Final Four is next weekend.  And the O’s and Nationals will battle this weekend with two of the best records in all of baseball.  Wait….wha….???? The Orioles started off hot this season sweeping Minnesota.  After April, folks around town started the [...]

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To Buy or Not To Buy, That Is the Question

March 22, 2012 | Dwayne Showalter

Last year, I made mention in this space about the Orioles base coaches wearing the old cartoon bird helmets during spring training.  I wondered if it was a precursor to the old bird making a comeback.  You know, the one that adorned the hat when they played in six World Series (winning three) from 1966-1983.  [...]

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Where Is the Love?

January 17, 2012 | Dwayne Showalter

Go back to August and think about the state of the NFL.  The Eagles were building the dream team.  The Jets were ready to take the next step past the AFC title game.  The Packers would be the favorites in the NFC.  Teams with new coaches, like the 49ers, would be hamstrung by the lockout.  Remember [...]

Stakes (and Nerves) Rising for Playoffs

January 13, 2012 | Dwayne Showalter

I like the Ravens chances Sunday against the Texans at M&T Bank Stadium.  It’s hard not to.  The Ravens beat Houston in October.  Joe Flacco threw for over 300 yards, Ray Rice rushed for over 100 and Anquan Boldin had over 100 receiving yards.  The Texans, while without Andre Johnson, played with Matt Schaub that [...]

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