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New MASN Post, Absence Explained

New post up over at MASN today (it happens every Wednesday) wherein I try to peel back a layer of “why?” in terms of Camden Yards attendance. And yet, even on a chilly Tuesday night in April against the Blue Jays, there is activity in the Yard. Not a lot and not as much as […]

On the Orioles’ New Uniforms

Yesterday’s uniform unveiling wasn’t on par with three years ago (by the way: how the hell has it been that long?) but it was interesting enough: the Orioles unleashed a fairly significant set of uniform tweaks, including the much-desired (by some) return of the Cartoon Bird. I tend to be quite interested in uniform news […]

Man Caves, Modern Life, and Room Design Sensibility

Once upon a time in America the family used to gather around the TV and watch together. We’d all sit in the traditional family room and have family time and all was well and good. Today, that’s not so much the case anymore. With the explosion of content outlets like Hulu, Netflix, and iTunes, Viewing […]

The Loss Column, Evolved

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” — Andy Warhol I don’t know if it’s the woeful underperformance of the Orioles, the changing of the seasons, or something deeper. Might be all three. Whatever it is, I’ve been thinking lately that it’s time — past time — for […]

Nostalgia Files: Orioles World Series Rings

For some reason I got to thinking, “I wonder if there are any pictures of Orioles championship rings online…?” Turns out there are, mostly from sports memorabilia auction sites. I couldn’t help but stare and I thought you all might like a look, as well. Enjoy. click for larger versions

Ravens to Abandon Purple?

I woke this morning to a text message from one of my sports media friends that contained the promise of tantalizing news. A follow-up phone call delivered the goods. The Ravens are poised to unveil new uniforms later this spring. Most things (including the logo) figure to remain as they are, but there’s one huge […]

Florida On My Mind

Spring training is a great time for nostalgia, so I thought I’d spend some time rounding up a little visual tribute to spring training and Florida in general. All images are from the LIFE Magazine photo archives at Google. Six total — two, then four more after the jump. Enjoy.

Breaking: Anita Marks Joins WNST

Didn’t see this one coming: according to multiple media sources, Anita Marks will be leaving her afternoon duties at 105.7 The Fan to sign on with Nestor Aparicio and his WNST Web/Radio Media Empire. The move has apparently been in the works for several months and will be made official later today (April 1st, 2009). […]