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Smell That? It’s The Stench Of The Birds Bullpen Wafting Down From Toronto.

The Run Down After watching an exciting and emotional weekend series up in Boston, I was hoping the O’s would decompress with a nice Blue Jay beat down.  There was […]

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by / on April 23, 2014 at 6:26 am / in Featured, Sports and Bets

Ravens Draft: The Only Pick I Won’t Like

by Babes It would be very easy to argue that no team in the past 18 years has had more success in the first round then our own Baltimore Ravens.  […]

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by / on April 22, 2014 at 2:53 pm / in Featured, Sports and Bets

Nice Win Birds….NOW GET THE HELL OUTTA BOSTON!

The Run Down Drama, drama, drama.  Another day at Fenway and another piece of my stomach falls out of my asshole.  This time the agony was worth it as the […]

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by / on April 21, 2014 at 3:49 pm / in Featured, Sports and Bets

From Our Hollywood Can’t Write It Better Dept.: American Wins Boston Marathon For First Time In 30 Years.

A year after terrorists detonated a bomb at the finish line of one of America’s most iconic events, an American runner brings home the Boston Marathon title after a 30 […]

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by / on April 21, 2014 at 2:12 pm / in Featured, Sports and Bets

Merry Fuc@ing Easter Boston! Birds Gift Wrap Sunday Night Primer For The Sox

The Run  Down Getting too upset about a baseball game in April is pretty damn stupid.  So call me stupid.  Last night’s absolute Orioles disaster in Boston still has me bitter.  […]

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by / on April 21, 2014 at 10:26 am / in Featured, Sports and Bets

O’s Beat Up Lester, Sox In Four Game Series Opener. Plus, How Can We Get Crush To Relax?

The Run Down Boom.   The Birds pounded out 15 hits en route to their 8-4 dismantling of the Boston Red Sox Friday night. Young beast Jonathan Schoop paced the Birds […]

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by / on April 19, 2014 at 8:43 am / in Featured, Sports and Bets

The Smell of Horsecrap and Money: Pimlico Offers Solid Card Featuring Four Stakes Races

The Kentucky Derby field, barring any more defections due to training injuries, is set, so that means we can focus all of our attention on that beautiful old horse track that’ […]

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by / on April 19, 2014 at 8:15 am / in Featured, Sports and Bets

Orioles Back To .500 and Oh, Ubaldo Needs To Step Up

 by TheChode With a much-needed  3-0 shut win in a day game at Camden Yards Tuesday afternoon, the Orioles bounced back to .500 for the year.  Like I said last week, […]

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by / on April 17, 2014 at 6:31 am / in Featured, Sports and Bets

Possible Round Two Scenarios For The Ravens

by Babes The great wizard of Oz is primed to take the best player available in round one, that we know.  How the board falls is what we don’t know.  The […]

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by / on April 16, 2014 at 8:41 pm / in Featured, Sports and Bets

G.B.H. (Gonzo, Britton, and Hunter, Not The Old Punk Band) Shut Out Rays, Birds Get Mini-Sweep

The Run Down: Miguel Gonzalez and Zach Britton battled the Tampa Bay Rays to record eight shutout innings and Tommy Hunter slammed the door shut in the ninth, to get our beloved […]

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by / on April 16, 2014 at 6:18 pm / in Featured, Sports and Bets

John Daly Rips Tee Shot Out Of Model’s Mouth. Fun Party Trick.

You can have the Green Jacket, Bubba.  John Daly just lays ‘em down and grips it and rips it.  No hesitation, just straight power golf.  I’m actually surprised he didn’t […]

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by / on April 15, 2014 at 5:04 pm / in Featured, Sports and Bets

Bats Back Chen Gem. O’s Crush Rays 7-1

The Run Down: The up and down Oriole April took a turn for the better yesterday as the Birds dismantled the Rays 7-1.  Wei-Yin Chen, who had struggled a bit in his […]

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by / on April 15, 2014 at 8:07 am / in Featured, Sports and Bets

The NFL Draft From The Eyes of Babes. Trades, Mayhem, and Less QB Than You Think.

  by Babes Christmas Day is getting closer and closer, for us draft nerds that is. The smokescreens are flying up in full force and teams are putting on their […]

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by / on April 14, 2014 at 3:23 pm / in Featured, Sports and Bets

Ok, What The Hell Is Going On With The Orioles ?!?!

I know it’s early, and our very own resident Oriole expert, The Chode, has assured me that the Birds are going to be okay, but I can’t help but feel […]

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by / on April 14, 2014 at 2:14 pm / in Featured, Sports and Bets

The Smell Of Horsecrap and Money: Saturday At Pimlico, The Bluegrass, and The Arkansas Derby

The Bluegrass Stakes at Keeneland and the Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park are the last two of the major Kentucky Derby preps.  Both are this weekend.  After this, it’s only […]

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by / on April 12, 2014 at 11:54 am / in Featured, Sports and Bets

Adam Jones Is Talking Sh$T and I Love It

Adam Jones wasn’t about to buy into the Masahiro Tanaka hype machine.  Before Wednesday night’s O’s/Yanks matchup Jones said this: Why don’t you ask Tanaka about me? I’m the one who’s been over […]

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by / on April 10, 2014 at 9:28 pm / in Featured, Sports and Bets

Schoop Power, 9th Inning Rally, Lead O’s Past Yanks For First Series Win Of The Year

All I’ve been hearing about all morning is how great Masahiro Tanaka looked last night in his NO DECISION against the Baltimore Orioles.  Sure, he struck out 10 and will […]

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by / on April 10, 2014 at 6:46 am / in Featured, Sports and Bets

Faust, Cleare, and Peters All To Transfer. What Does It Mean?

Nick Faust, Shaquille Cleare and Roddy Peters all requested release from the University of Maryland basketball team and were granted it according to multiple sources yesterday.  Many Maryland fans are […]

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by / on April 9, 2014 at 7:11 am / in Featured, Sports and Bets

Jonesy Makes His Feelings Clear: Fans Running on the Field are Stupid!

After a couple of fans ran onto the field in Tuesdays Orioles Yankees game in New York, O’s center fielder Adam Jones didn’t hold back his feelings. Here’s the highlight […]

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by / on April 9, 2014 at 6:00 am / in Featured, Sports and Bets

Relax, The Orioles Have It All Under Control

3-5 isn’t the fiery start to the season I dreamt about the night before opening day. Its doesn’t matter where you start the season though, it’s about where you finish. […]

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by / on April 9, 2014 at 5:44 am / in Featured, Sports and Bets

Somebody In The Bronx Call 911, The O’s Just Murdered The Yankees!

And the hits just kept on coming.  The Orioles bludgeoned the Yankees today, 14-5, pounding out 20 hits and giving Wei-Yin-Chen his first win. (Even though he only went five […]

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by / on April 8, 2014 at 5:20 pm / in Featured, Sports and Bets

J-Tuck Kicks Off Preakness Celebration (Literally)

The Maryland Jockey Club figured correctly that the most popular thing in Baltimore is the Baltimore Ravens.  So they got uber-personality kicker Justin Tucker to star in their new Preakness […]

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by / on April 8, 2014 at 3:49 pm / in Featured, Sports and Bets

Legend- Coach Gary Williams Is In The Hall of Fame

Gary Williams, the man who helped make my experience at the University of Maryland an even better one by creating a great basketball program and a National Champion, is now […]

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by / on April 7, 2014 at 10:42 pm / in Featured, Sports and Bets

News Shocker of The Day: Nolan Reimold Placed On 60 Day DL

This poor bastard.  Sucks to say, but I’m about as shocked by this as I would be another Maryland state tax hike.  I guess Reimold’s neck isn’t gonna let him play […]

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by / on April 7, 2014 at 3:12 pm / in Featured, Sports and Bets

NCAA Observations, The “Student Athlete”, and Who You Got, UK or UCONN?

After weeks of bracket busting upsets, student riots, and potential billionaire heartbreak it comes down to Kentucky and UCONN for the national title.  Neither team, after receiving eight and seven […]

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by / on April 7, 2014 at 2:06 pm / in Featured, Sports and Bets