Sports

The Quick Rise of a Hometown Hero: Immanuel Quickly

Becoming a professional basketball player may seem impossible. But Northern Maryland native, Immanuel Quickley “quickly” rose to stardom as one of the most important pieces of a rising New York Knick squad, also garnering the nickname “The Floater King” for his efficient use of floaters around the paint. Quickley was born in Havre de Grace, […]

Reflecting on the Ravens’ 2020 Season

Now that we are almost a month removed from the Super Bowl, we are officially in the 2021 NFL offseason. Yesterday, February 23rd, marks the first day for teams to opt in and designate a franchise tag for any player with an expiring contract – according to NBC Sports With the pandemic still wreaking havoc, […]

“That’s Three!”: How the O’s Struck Out Another Lifelong Fan

I couldn’t tell you how many times I’ve seen the obviously fake tweet saying something to the effect of, “I’ve been an Orioles fan all my life, and a season ticket holder since [insert year here]. The Orioles have lost me as a fan.”  Of course it’s just a copy and paste format, meant to […]

Super Bowl LV: Tale of the Tape

Surprisingly, we made it through a full season of professional football in the midst of a worldwide pandemic. Super Bowl LV may be a dream matchup for casual and hardcore football fans. The defending champions, Kansas City Chiefs, face off against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a star-laden matchup. This game is highlighted by two […]

The Bums of Baltimore?

In 1939, Willard Mullin of the New York World Telegram got into a taxi and asked the driver how the hapless Brooklyn Dodgers were doing.  “Dem bums are bums,” the cab driver said. The name stuck as long as the Dodgers were in Brooklyn despite numerous World Series appearances and a title in 1955. But […]