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Spitbloggin’: No turkeys on Thanksgiving

November 29, 2013
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Remember when I said the Ravens were done? I was just kidding. But even without the playoff implications, the Thanksgiving Day game was one to watch. Joe Flacco vs. Ben Rothlisberger is turning into the blood and guts version of Manning vs. Brady and Ravens vs. Steelers has become easily the best rivalry in...
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Five takeaways from last night’s Ravens debacle

September 6, 2013
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Five takeaways from last night’s Ravens debacle

1. It’s hard to peg 21 points on an un-thrown flag, but I’m going to do it anyway. The Ravens weren’t looking like world-beaters in the first half, but they were winning. All of that changed when John Harbaugh failed to throw the challenge flag on a Wes Welker dropped ball early in the...
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Buck says A-Rod ban bad for Birds

August 1, 2013
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Buck says A-Rod ban bad for Birds

It’s been pretty easy as an O’s fan to gloat over the Yankees’ Biogenesis PED woes. There were the suspicions with second baseman Robinson Cano and the further fall of A-Rod, now facing a potential life time ban by Major League Baseball, and the sense that the big bad Yankees would finally get their...
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Blame Baltimore for the crappy All-Star Game? Fuck that

July 16, 2013
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Blame Baltimore for the crappy All-Star Game? Fuck that

One of my least favorite All-Star Game traditions is eulogizing the All-Star Game. Apparently, the All-Star Game used to be the awesomest thing that ever awesomed, and now it is the suckiest thing that ever sucked. Thom Loverro’s lamentation of the decline of the Mid-Summer Classic in the Atlantic website yesterday places the blame...
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Should Baltimore have an NBA team?

June 21, 2013
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Should Baltimore have an NBA team?

Some sport and civic-minded folks have put up this petition to bring an NBA team to Baltimore and at the moment they’ve got 31 of the 1000 signatures they’re looing for. In the afterglow of perhaps the most thrilling NBA finals of the millennium, it seems like a great idea, so I ask you,...
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