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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 Chatter

Four Reasons Maryland Men’s Basketball Is So Hot Right Now

The Terps are back in the national Top 25. It’s time to start paying attention.

Ravens Watch

There’s No Debate: Lamar Jackson Is the Ravens’ Future

Put Joe in? There wasn’t as much discussion on the sideline as there was everywhere else.

Ravens Watch

Seven Reasons Why It’s Easy to Love Lamar Jackson

On the eve of the playoffs, he’s won over fans, teammates, and coaches by being himself.

The Chatter

Longtime Hopkins Football Coach Jim Margraff Dies at 58

He led the Blue Jays less than a month ago to their first NCAA Division III semifinal.

Ravens Watch

Five Things to Know Before Ravens Final Regular Season Game

A lot is riding on Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns.

The Birds Nest

New Orioles Skipper Brandon Hyde: “I’m Going To Be Me.”

The journeyman coach is an “up-and-coming star in our business,” his boss says.

Ravens Watch

How to Handle a Job Loss the Right Way (By Joe Flacco)

​The longtime Ravens starting QB is classy while yielding to rookie Lamar Jackson.

The Chatter

Remember When George H.W. Bush Threw Out the Very First Pitch at Camden Yards?

The late 41st U.S. President hosted Queen Elizabeth and the Egyptian president at Memorial Stadium, too.

Ravens Watch

Is the Joe Cool Era Over?

Rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson's presence and play raises the big question.

Ravens Watch

Marshal Yanda Defends His Character Amid Absurd Spit Furor

The Ravens offensive lineman says, “I would never, ever, spit on another man.”

The Birds Nest

Should We Just Rename Orioles “The AstrOs” Right Now?

Orioles hire Houston’s assistant GM and potentially a former NASA engineer.

The Chatter

The Orioles Are the Longest Shot to Win the 2019 World Series

Meanwhile, the front office search continues as major overhaul becomes real

The Chatter

University of Maryland Coach D.J. Durkin Fired

The board president also resigns in tumultuous week in College Park.

Ravens Watch

Tom Flacco Is Tired of Being Compared to His Older Brother

The Towson quarterback talks about walking in Joe Flacco's shadow, establishing his place, and family.

Ravens Watch

All 11 of the Ravens Record-Setting Sacks, Ranked

Suggs and company are looking like the best Ravens defense since 2000.

The Chatter

Sadly, Jordan McNair’s Death Is Part of a Larger Trend

“Our nightmare continues,” his father says, after team threatens boycott.

The Birds Nest

The Sad, Inevitable End to Buck Showalter’s Orioles Revival

Players react to the longtime manager's departure from Baltimore.

The Birds Nest

Are the Orioles and Adam Jones Headed For a Bad Breakup?

Fan favorite benched again last night as forgettable season nears end.

The Chatter

Toxic Culture of Maryland Football Questioned After Jordan McNair's Death

University of Maryland accepts “legal and moral responsibility” for football player’s death.

Ravens Watch

Are Two Flaccos Better Than One?

Joe Flacco's brother, Tom, transfers to Towson University.

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