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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

​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.

The Birds Nest

Could an Adam Jones-Orioles Reunion Be Possible?

Fantasy or reality, there’s precedent for the idea if you’ve read this book about the Orioles front office.

The Chatter

The Great Preakness Debate Enters the Political Homestretch

Pimlico or Laurel? Hearings begin today in Annapolis.

The Chatter

Will UMBC Men’s Basketball Make March Madness Happen Again?

The Retrievers—remember them?—haven’t lost their charm, and just keep winning.

Ravens Watch

Joe Flacco Leaves a Lasting Legacy Behind

Love or hate him, the Ravens’ best QB in team history is headed to Denver.

The Birds Nest

Remembering Orioles Legend Frank Robinson, The Reticent Pioneer

The Baltimore sports icon passed away Thursday at age 83 after a long battle with cancer.

The Chatter

Baltimore’s Evan Washburn Ready For Super Bowl Appearance

Severn High School grad talks about prepping for his sideline gig with CBS.

The Birds Nest

Inside the Mind of Former NASA Engineer Co-Piloting the Orioles’ Rebuild

Get to know O’s assistant general manager Sig Mejdal, at the heart of the team’s new data-driven era.

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