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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

How the Orioles Are Preparing for a “Pandemic Season”

Staying apart is the new team bonding experience.

The Chatter

Boxer Yahu Blackwell Is An All-Everything Businessman

The 33-year-old Baltimore native is the owner of the new Rita’s Italian Ice in Hampden.

The Chatter

The Preakness Has a New Date–at the Same Home. But Will Any Fans Be There?

Pimlico Race Course is scheduled to host the final leg of the 2020 Triple Crown in October.

The Chatter

Maryland’s Anthony Cowan Ready for NBA Life – Whenever It Happens

One of the Terps’ pro prospects talks about the strangeness of this year so far.

The Birds Nest

Trey Mancini Opens Up About Cancer Diagnosis Shock and Chemo During a Pandemic

“I want everybody to know that I’m O.K.,” the Orioles fan favorite says.

Ravens Watch

The Ravens’ Virtual Draft Night Goes Off Without a Glitch

And Charm City has a new (Patrick) Queen.

The Chatter

Maryland Hoops, and Everyone Else, Stomachs A Sudden End to Their Seasons

Plus, an update on Trey Mancini’s health and Joe Flacco shows for Marshal Yanda’s retirement party

The Birds Nest

Hope Springs Anew as Orioles Begin Year Two of Rebuild

We spoke with O’s manager Brandon Hyde and GM Mike Elias as spring training kicks off.

The Chatter

For Towson Basketball Coach Pat Skerry, Autism Awareness Is Personal

The Tigers annual game to support Autism Speaks is Saturday.

The Birds Nest

Orioles Execs Not Mentioned in ‘AstroGate’ Sign-Stealing Scandal

GM Mike Elias and the O’s other ex-Astros employees have steered clear of the fallout.

Ravens Watch

The Stunning End to This Ravens Season Won’t Be Easy To Get Over

From a "car crash" to a bad dream, here’s what players said after the team’s unexpected playoff exit.

The Chatter

Gervonta Davis Wins Another World Title Belt, Eyes ‘Big Year’ Ahead

West Baltimore’s own was bruised, but not beaten in longest fight of his pro career.

Ravens Watch

Meet the Ravens’ 25-Year-Old, Number-Crunching Whiz Who Has John Harbaugh’s Ear

Park School alum Daniel Stern helps call the game-changing shots for his hometown team.

Ravens Watch

Ravens Running Back Mark Ingram Is ‘The Heart of the Team’

If Lamar says it, it must be true.

The Chatter

Why This Former Orioles Prospect Decided to Start a CBD Company

Steve Bumbry, the son of O’s Hall-of-Famer, Al, knows about pain and recovery.

Ravens Watch

Lamar Jackson Is in Full Star Turn Mode

Turns out, America loves the Ravens quarterback as much as we do.

The Chatter

What to Know About the Maryland Cycling Classic Coming September 2020

For starters, Baltimore's pro cycling event will be more than 100 miles long.

The Birds Nest

The Orioles Aren’t Moving Out of Town, But They Have a Long Way To Go

Putting a wrap on relocation rumors and the O’s predictable 2019 season.

The Chatter

Brooks Robinson "Field of Dreams" is Now a Reality in West Baltimore

The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation unveils new field at Frederick Douglass High School.

Ravens Watch

Everything You Need to Be Excited About This Ravens Season

From new players to crab-dip-covered food at M&T Bank Stadium, there’s plenty to look forward to.

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