Author | Dwayne Showalter


What is really wrong with the NFL?

September 18, 2012 | Dwayne Showalter

Watching the post-game show on ESPN after last night’s Falcons-Broncos game on television, much of the show centered on the replacement officials and their miscues over the weekend.  While they had issues for sure, I’m not certain that these replacements haven’t uncovered a bigger issue as to what is wrong with the NFL. Steve Young [...]


Down the stretch they come………

September 05, 2012 | Dwayne Showalter

I think winning two out of three in New York at the beginning of September to pull within two games of the first place Yankees made the city take notice.  Two days later, the Baltimore Orioles are in a tie for first place.  For most of this quizzical 2012 Orioles season, a lot fans in [...]

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, [...]


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 [...]


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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