Category Archives: Sports

Baltimore’s Wrestling Superfans

By Lane Walbert (Maryland Historical Society, 9/17/2015) Long-time fans of professional wrestling will remember the sport’s golden age—the ’80s—when stars such as Dusty Rhodes, Bruno Sammartino, Ric Flair, Ivan and Nikita Koloff, Jake “The Snake” Roberts, and many more entertained cities … Continue reading

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Baltimore O’s Manager Buck Showalter might as well be from Mayberry

O’s manager has encyclopedic knowledge of baseball — and ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ by Marty Noble/ Columnist (July 22nd, 2015) “…each show had a moral, and told you not to take yourself too seriously.” – Buck Showalter “That show’s beyond … Continue reading

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Crab Cakes, Lacrosse & Porn: That’s What Maryland Does!

Thanks to the Charm City Wire blog, we learned that Lebanon-born, Miami-based sports enthusiast/porn star Mia Khalifa (2014′s #1 ranked porn star on, with 6.2 million views), tweeted the following Maryland shout-out on her Twitter page (@miakhalifa), where she describes … Continue reading

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The Comical Cal Ripken Bio-Comic

In honor of Cal Ripkin’s 54th birthday this past August 24, Dan Glickman posted highlights from Baseball Superstars Comics’s 1992 bio-comic on Junior to his web site The Baseball Continuum ( Bizarre Baseball Culture: A Cal Ripkin Bio-Comic By Dan … Continue reading

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