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Corey McLaughlin

Writer and editor Corey McLaughlin has contributed to Baltimore since 2015. He’s also written for The New York Times, Newsday, and several other outlets.


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The Birds Nest

Orioles Pitcher John Means Soaks Up Surprise All-Star Game Selection

Although he didn't end up taking the mound, the 26-year-old rookie was really just happy to be there.

The Chatter

NBA Veteran Rudy Gay Gives Back to the Place Where It All Started

The Baltimore native and 13-year pro says “an idle mind is the devil's playground.”

The Birds Nest

Manny Machado on Camden Yards Return: “It’s Something I’ll Never Forget”

The Orioles’ star player came back in a San Diego Padres uniform.

The Chatter

Johns Hopkins Alum Paul Rabil Brings New Pro Lacrosse Venture Home

A pioneering league co-founded by the former Blue Jays’ All-American stops by Homewood Field this weekend.

The Chatter

Remembering Former Maryland Linebacker David Mackall

A chance meeting and all-too-familiar heartbreaking goodbye.

The Birds Nest

Adley Rutschman is the New Face of the Orioles Rebuild

Get to know the first pick of the O’s Moneyball era, who seems poised for greatness.

Ravens Watch

Hayden Hurst’s “One That Got Away” Is Still Out There

But the Ravens’ second-year tight end has other goals, on and off the field.

The Birds Nest

​The Orioles Will Probably Give Up the Most Home Runs Ever

And—mercy!—announcer Gary Thorne is exhausted by the balls flying out of Camden Yards.

The Chatter

Warts and All, Pimlico Race Course is Venue for Enduring Memories

As we know by now, it might be one of the last times party buzz, betting, and horse racing come to Park Heights.

The Chatter

The Crumbling Tradition at “The Home of the Preakness”

Historic Pimlico Race Course continues to devolve as its future remains uncertain.

The Chatter

Loyola Lacrosse’s Pat Spencer Readies for One Last NCAA Tournament Ride

One of the game’s all-time scoring greats plays at home for the last time Saturday.

The Birds Nest

Hometown Oriole Branden Kline Gets His First Major League Win

It’s been a long journey for the Frederick native from the “nosebleed” seats to the pitcher’s mound.

Ravens Watch

​ The Ravens Are Inspiring Us All During This Year’s NFL Draft

And not just with their promising first-round pick, but because of the special moments to come.

The Chatter

Baltimore’s $1 Million March Madness Winner Was Rooting for the Wrong Team

​Meet Mark Watts, who was unknowingly betting against himself—and asleep while doing it.

The Chatter

Boxing Champ Gervonta Davis Eyes Hometown Fight in July

Upton Boxing Center stablemate Lorenzo Simpson to fight on undercard.

The Birds Nest

The Chris Davis Frustration Boils Over on Opening Day

Fans jeered the beleaguered former home run champ repeatedly during the O’s home opener.

The Birds Nest

Let the Orioles’ “Year of Hope” Begin

It could have been worse. Here are three takeaways from the O’s season-opener.

The Chatter

Baltimore Streetcar Museum Rebuilds After CSX Train Derailment

The cleanup continues from an ironic and heartbreaking accident.

The Chatter

Maryland’s “Bmore Guys” Welcome Us to March Madness

Mount Saint Joseph’s alums Jalen Smith and Darryl Morsell powered the Terps’ first-round NCAA win.

Ravens Watch

2019 is the Year of Fresh Starts for the Ravens and Orioles

It feels almost as if they planned it.

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