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Part 3: Which Baltimore sports media entities suck? Here’s my report card…

Part 3: Which Baltimore sports media entities suck? Here’s my report card…

October 23, 2012 | Nestor Aparicio

Nestor tells it like it is regarding Baltimore sports media and now it’s your turn…

Does Peter Angelos even hear cries of Baltimore Orioles fans around the world?

Does Peter Angelos even hear cries of Baltimore Orioles fans around the world?

March 23, 2012 | Nestor Aparicio

This is how Nestor felt morning of Free The Birds. Details for April 5th coming soon!

Chapter 15: How it all fell apart for Angelos — and it certainly didn’t have to be this way

Chapter 15: How it all fell apart for Angelos — and it certainly didn’t have to be this way

March 19, 2012 | WNST Staff

One of the saddest stories ever told — the demise of the Orioles in Baltimore…

Blog & Tackle: Back to football, finally

Blog & Tackle: Back to football, finally

July 25, 2011 | Chris Pika

It only took 132 days to reach the day that everyone affiliated with the NFL was hoping for, the resumption of football after a prolonged lockout that featured lawyers, accountants and negotiators instead of players, coaches and general managers. Sometime later today, an announcement (should be a simultaneous Tweet by the NFL and NFLPA) announcing [...]

Bumpy road ahead to new NFL CBA agreement

July 22, 2011 | Chris Pika

ATLANTA—As word leaked out that the NFL owners had voted 31-0 on their proposal for a settlement of legal issues and the terms of a new CBA last night, rumors that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith had been on the phone during a prolonged (and unplanned) dinner break by the [...]

Where NFL-NFLPA labor fight stands after Judge Nelson’s decision (as of Tuesday morning)

April 26, 2011 | Chris Pika

In the game of chicken the NFL and the NFLPA have played since the CBA expired in early March and the owners declared a lockout, the participants, fans and the media have all learned to assume nothing. Most, myself included, expected Judge Susan Nelson of the U.S. District Court to rule in favor of the [...]

Where NFL-NFLPA labor fight stands (April 24)

April 25, 2011 | Chris Pika

We are on the brink of the first potential leverage either side in the NFL labor fight has had since the lockout by the owners was announced March 11 as Judge Susan Nelson of the U.S. District Court in Minneapolis is reportedly ready to rule on the players’ request for a preliminary injunction to lift [...]

Blog & Tackle: NFL labor wars

November 20, 2010 | Chris Pika

In this version of “Stories you may have missed…”, I take a look at six pieces written in the last week that you should file away until the labor negotiations between the NFL and the NFLPA begin in earnest sometime after the start of 2011. There will be a lot of posturing between now and [...]

Blog & Tackle: Not a good day

Blog & Tackle: Not a good day

June 04, 2010 | Chris Pika

Seeing the press release stating that Dave Trembley was fired as Orioles manager reminds me of how hard the decision is from the inside and how it affects an entire organization.

Blog & Tackle: 2010 NFL Free Agency primer

March 05, 2010 | Chris Pika

The 2010 NFL free agency period began March 5 with 531 players who can negotiate with all 32 clubs, and the landscape in an uncapped year is much different. Here are the Ravens players directly impacted by free agency, and some of the rules going forward in the 2010 season.