Baltimore Sports History

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My life and times and memories with David Modell

January 16, 2017 | Nestor Aparicio

He was an iconoclast and the real architect of the Baltimore Ravens as you know them. I’ll really miss David Modell…

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David Modell’s role in Super Bowl XXXV Ravens win chronicled

January 13, 2017 | Nestor Aparicio

With the sad loss of former Ravens president David Modell on Friday, we present Chapter 4 of “Purple Reign – Diary of a Raven Maniac” that captured his role in Super Bowl XXXV win and the move of the Browns to Baltimore

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MASN Money For Dummies (Part 3): Angelos was bleeding cash when Nats money came

January 19, 2016 | Nestor Aparicio

Twelve years later, where has your MASN cable money gone? A history lesson for Nats and Orioles fans…

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Ted Talk: My chats with Marchibroda – a Baltimore football icon

January 16, 2016 | Nestor Aparicio

So many memories of Ted Marchibroda. They started with me on Bank Street in Dundalk taking the No. 22 bus to Memorial Stadium to see his Colts teams play in 1975-76-77. Then, watching as our team was gone as he led the K-Gun offense in Buffalo. Then, of course, I got to know Ted Marchibroda […]

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The Peter Principles (Ch. 13): Mi$ter Angelo$ & $on$ Network change$ everything for two citie$

December 18, 2015 | Nestor Aparicio

Peter G. Angelos threatens MLB and gets his every wish fulfilled in 2005 and Orioles would never be the same

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The Peter Principles (Ch. 12): Selig vs. Angelos – trust, antitrust and billions of dollars

December 17, 2015 | Nestor Aparicio

Washington baseball was the worst nightmare of Peter G. Angelos. Until it happened…

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Did you hear what those fools said on the radio over at 105.7 The Fan?

September 27, 2015 | Nestor Aparicio

I haven’t taken a phone call this year – and here’s why that produces more intelligent radio for you if you’re listening to WNST instead of the corporate clowns on the FM dial

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Part 2: Life On The Road, 30 Days of #GiveASpit and baseball (The journey)

September 10, 2015 | Nestor Aparicio

You saw the pictures of the tour in June and July. Now read the stories behind those images. And learn about our #JennStrong journey…

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Part 1: Life On The Road, 30 Days of #GiveASpit and baseball

September 07, 2015 | Nestor Aparicio

I went to 30 Major League Baseball stadiums in 30 days to swab for the bone marrow registry and leukemia awareness. This is my journey…

Join us: WNST offering two ways to travel to New England for Ravens playoff

January 03, 2015 | WNST Trips

Join us on the road this weekend watching more Ravens January football