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The Peter Principles (Ch. 7) – Wren not zen, a Ray of darkness and Frank malaise sets over Orioles

June 23, 2017 | Nestor Aparicio

(Author note: This is Chapter 7 of my book “The Peter Principles,” which I was working to finish in March 2014 when my wife was diagnosed with leukemia the first time. I will be releasing the entire book for free online this summer – chapter by chapter. These are the true chronicles of the history […]

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The Peter Principles (Ch. 6) – Wire to Wire, champagne and the Dumb Dumb divorce

June 19, 2017 | Nestor Aparicio

Davey Johnson faxed The Baltimore Sun. Peter Angelos faxed The Washington Post. Both of their letters were published. Life has never been the same for Orioles fans. Read and learn…

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

June 14, 2017 | Nestor Aparicio

Wonder why Peter Angelos never answers questions from the media anymore? Well, one time he sat down us and made a fool of himself in Parkville

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The Peter Principles (Ch. 4) – The Dumb Dumb error begins in Baltimore

June 09, 2017 | Nestor Aparicio

The Ballad of Davey Johnson begins in Baltimore. All he ever did was win baseball games…

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Legendary sports writer, Baltimore native Frank Deford dies at 78

May 29, 2017 | WNST Staff

Deford had just retired this month from NPR’s “Morning Edition” after 37 years as a contributor.

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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