The O's are actually playing games... kind of... So Jerry trekked to Sarasota to catch up with the team, including Jason's favorite member of the organization. The Florida trip also hooked the podcast up with an Oriole legend with some unbelievable stories about his time with the club, Don Stanhouse.
The guys have been talking about this ever since their trip to the Warehouse... John Angelos makes his second appearance and he delivers his unique perspective on his team, the world of baseball, and well...the world. The Executive Vice President of the Orioles is always very generous with his time on the pod, so the guys get all of the usual business out of the way first then dive deep with John.
The former All Star shooting guard for the Baltimore Bullets and current Wizards broadcaster breaks down the Wiz's season like few can. He also gets historical about the days of the franchise being in Baltimore and his life in the city. The guys would never leave out Bmore's two true organizations, and really focus on their offseason.
The Baltimore Legend drops by now that football season is in the books to talk about LI, his time in Bmore, and what the future holds for him. Unlike some of his peers as a player, Ed did not seek as much publicity and rarely sat down for full interviews with the media, but he did not mince words with the guys. You have to hear some of his takes on the state of the NFL.
The guys switch roles this week as Jason is on the road instead of Jerry. The events of both of their recent trips come up as topics, but the guys focus on what's going to go down in Houston and how the teams in MD are doing, whether they are playing or not.
Bmore has been getting a taste of spring weather, so the guys get ready for bat cracks and called strike three's with one of the O's top prospects, Trey Mancini. He has a lot of fun with the guys talking about his stint in the show, his offseason, and his role coming into Spring.
What's working behind the scenes to bring our favorite Bmore sports teams into our homes on all the different platforms we have available to us? A former marketing exec for the O's and Rangers, Marty Conway, joins to shed some light on what drives the marketing engine and what the future could hold for Baltimore's franchises.
The new year is supposed to bring hope and new beginnings, and all of Baltimore was hoping for that with their sports teams. Bart Scott sheds some light on what to expect from the Ravens after hearing the brass talk about the off season. More of the same to come in Bmore? The guys break it all down for you.
Tough year.... A tough year for Bmore, but the guys are up for taking a look back. They start with the most recent disappointment, and work their way back through it all.
You know this podcast won't mince words, and neither do the defensive generals of the Ravens and Steelers, Eric Weddle and Mike Mitchell. Get up close to the Christmas Day rivalry game and personal with two of the most outspoken players that will play on Heinz Field.
The Monday Night Football debacle is a tough pill for Bmore to swallow, so J & J discuss went wrong and how the team moves forward. Just to make sure it's not all doom and gloom about the Ravens this week, the guys have fun recounting Jerry's encounter with The Hoodie, Bill Belichick. The Winter Meetings are over and it's time to dig into the O's off season too.
Few players can make waves in the media like number 89. He ruffles feathers all over the country, and even right here in Bmore... one half of BmoreOpinionated in particular. Steve is more open than you've heard before about the team and his future.
The showman, the face of the franchise, the MVP? Justin Tucker is in the conversation for many titles on the Ravens, but BmoreOpinionated knows one thing for sure - he is the most entertaining of all the Ravens. What a hell of a week to get the pro bowler on, too.
Even with all the spectacular athletes, highly respected managers and visionary executives that have graced the pod, few have made the kind of impact on American culture like Barry Levinson. Most importantly though, none of them have been as big of a Baltimore sports fan. Barry spends a lot of time talking with the guys about the state of the city's sports, as well as some of the stories making headlines around the country. He even teases a bit about his upcoming work. Barry is a perfect fit on the pod as he is not afraid to give his opinion.
Jerry has flooded the Ravens' locker room with cookies and it's starting to pay off with two wins in one week. One of the most gracious recipients, Joe Flacco, took a little time to talk with the guys at practice to get all of you ready for the game in Big D.
Being a member of the Ravens' Ring of Honor, a former department head in the Purple and Black's front office, and a player for the Cleveland Browns qualifies Ernest Byner as an expert on this wee's AFC North matchup on Thursday night. The guys know sports aren't the only thing on everyone's mind, so they try to have some fun... amidst the despair, with the election results coming in.
Who would have thought that Baltimore could forgive Bill Cowher, but since he put the clip board down, he's been embraced by fans around here. He drops by to lend his experience in THE rivalry to get ready during Steelers week with the guys.
The Ravens' season is caught in a "death spiral" as the team heads into their bye week, so the docs put on their lab coats and diagnose what's wrong with the Purple and Black. It's hard to find positives, but with Jerry catching all the sunshine in Florida, the guys have a whole lot of fun.
Jason and jerry dig deep into what's happened to the Ravens in their last couple of losses, but really set their sights on the next trip to New York. With the AFC North in shambles, the guys don't think the Purple and Black are shrouded by dark clouds yet, but this next game will be very telling. The guys talk about the MLB playoffs and how other teams have followed the bad model the O's set.
Joe Banner was the President of the Philadelphia Eagles when John Harbaugh and Marty Mornhinweg were part of the organization. He is an analyst for ESPN now, and he drops some knowledge on what their relationship was like coming up. The guys review the Ravens tough loss, and project how their trip to New York will go. Plus the Orioles off season has already begun so Jason & Jerry start to talk about what they think needs to happen.
Jason isn't the only O's fan that needs a visit from a baseball shrink as the O's season came to an abrupt end. A very rough outcome to swallow, coupled with the Ravens first loss of the year, makes the good weather this week feel more like the rainy one Bmore had last week. Regardless of the mood, you can always count on Jerry to find the silver linings, and the guys have their usual fun.
Get inside the huddle of the Ravens with our team insiders. The best preview for Sunday is always found here, and so is the most heated O's talk. The guys look towards what the Birds are facing during their push to play in October and what to expect from them if they do.
We all know it's early in the season and now is the time to keep expectations tempered, but it's impossible to not be excited about some undefeated football teams! Maryland Football Head Coach DJ Durkin joins Jason and Jerry to talk a bit about the program, and how his freshman season is going. The Ravens are undefeated too, so the guys break down last weeks game and look ahead to Jacksonville. With all of that going on, J & J did not forget about the closest team to making the playoffs, the O's.
Jason & Jerry tackled week one's preview on their own, but this time around they wanted to get half of the Ravens' backfield on to discuss the upcoming game. Terrance West has a history with the Browns and the guys wanted to tap into that along with his roots in Baltimore. The O's push for the playoffs is a focus on the pod as usual, and Jason gives a peak behind the curtain of NFL Today.
Sometimes there's no room on the pod for any more experts than the two currently employed by BmoreOpinionated. Jason & Jerry take care of looking at this weekend's game against the Bills and project how the Purple and Black's season will pan out. They didn't forget the O's as they hunt for October, so the guys discuss the roster and review how the team has been performing.