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"Inside PressBox" on ABC-2

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"Inside PressBox" presented by Live! Casino.Hotel is a weekly half-hour sports show, which airs Sundays at 10:30 a.m. on WMAR ABC-2. 

Hosted by Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein, the show covers local sports from high school to the pros, plus major sports topics and sports business developments.

Missed an episode? Check out  videos from past shows online.

Oct. 22, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein chat with former U.S. National Swimming Team member Polly Winde Surhoff about her upcoming induction into the Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame. Next, Stan "The Fan" ventures out to Live! Casino & Hotel to highlight its 17-story luxury hotel tower, which is opening May 2018, with CEO of Cordish Global Gaming Joseph Weinberg. Finally, "Inside PressBox" goes to Morgan State University to hear from members of the Bears' 1967 undefeated football team.

Oct. 15
, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein open the show with Sports Boosters of Maryland's president Gary Lenet to discuss the 2017 Headliner Awards Banquet, which will take place at the Delta Hotel by Marriott in Hunt Valley, Md., Nov. 15. Next, Stan "The Fan" chats with vice president of the Maryland Million Ltd. board of directors Louis Merryman about the upcoming Jim McKay Maryland Million Day Oct. 21 at Laurel Park. Finally, Stan "The Fan" sits down with Gina Seyfried, KidsPeace manager of community partnerships, to promote the eighth annual KidsPeace Trick-or-Trot 5K/1-Mile Walk at Oriole Park Oct. 28.   

Oct. 8, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles opens the show with PressBox Orioles beat writer Rich Dubroff to discuss what moves the Orioles should make to boost their starting rotation this offseason. Next, PressBox fantasy football writer Ken Zalis talks sleepers and keepers for Sunday and Monday's NFL games. Finally, retired Army major Robert Fessock promotes the Baltimore fundraiser for Catch a Lift Fund, which will take place at the American Visionary Art Museum Sunday, Oct. 29.

Oct. 1, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein open the show with former Orioles pitcher Ross Grimsley to discuss the woes of the current O's starting rotation. Next, executive director of Fair Hill International Carla Geiersbach joins the show to talk about the excitement surrounding The Dutta Corp Fair Hill International CCI three-star equestrian event Oct. 12-15. Finally, Caroline Siebens of Towson Sports Medicine talks about how the banged up Ravens will be recovering from their injuries.   

Sept. 24, 2017


Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein open the show with executive director of Maryland sports Terry Hasseltine to talk about Fair Hill International winning the U.S. Equestrian Federation's recommendation to host a CCI four-star equestrian event in 2019. Next, UMBC athletic director Tim Hall discusses the school's new event center. And the show concludes with UMBC head men's soccer coach Pete Caringi, who talks about his the team's season, including its upcoming match against rival Maryland.   

Sept. 17, 2017


Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein begin the show with PressBox Ravens beat writer Bo Smolka to discuss the team's season-opening victory against the Cincinnati Bengals. Next, president and CEO of Chesapeake Urology, Dr. Sandy Siegel, looks ahead to the 2017 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk, coming to Towson University Sept. 24. Finally, PressBox Terps beat writer Luke Jackson joins the show to talk about his PressBox cover story "Contrast in College Park" on D.J. Durkin's ability to recruit out of his own backyard. 

Sept. 10, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein kickoff the show by chatting Ravens football with PressBox manager of digital programming Glenn Clark. Next, Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Schutter talks about the career benefits of joining the U.S. Army and why high school athletes are prime candidates for service. Finally, Wick Eisenberg of County Sports Zone previews key high school football and soccer teams to watch for the fall season.   


Sept. 3, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein kickoff the show with PressBox fantasy football writer Ken Zalis to discuss why those drafting a team shouldn't sleep on running backs this year. Next, Baltimore Blast head coach Danny Kelly stops by to discuss his team's move to SECU Arena after a 37-year stint at Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore. The show concludes with a look at the Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame class of 2017 as chairman Steve Doherty stops by for a visit.     

Aug. 27, 2017


Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein assess the Ravens with WNST Ravens and Orioles beat writer Luke Jones, and discuss the team's lack of balance on offense during the last two seasons. PBA Hall of Famer Danny Wiseman previews his Youth Scholarship Tournament, which is taking place at AMF Country Club Lanes in Baltimore Oct. 7-8. Finally, Stan "The Fan" ventures down to Boog's BBQ to sit-down with former Baltimore Oriole Boog Powell and experience what the former AL MVP means to O's fans.


Aug. 20, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein kick off this week's show with former Baltimore Colt Bruce Laird to discuss the role the Ravens' defense will play in the team's success this season. Next, Morgan State's director of intercollegiate athletics Ed Scott joins the show to preview the Battle for Greater Baltimore. Finally, Craig Heist sits down to talk about the Washington Nationals' improved bullpen and how it impacts their pennant chances.    

Aug. 13, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein preview the Battle For Greater Baltimore with Towson University head football coach Rob Ambrose. Next, Loyola's new assistant vice president and director of athletics Donna Woodruff talks about the head coaches and facilities she's now working with. Finally, PressBox heads down to Cole Field House to get a look at the transformation the legendary venue is undergoing. 

Aug. 6, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with WMAR sports reporter Shawn Stepner to discuss how he crafts his unique stories. Stepner stays on for another segment to talk about his time as a reporter in Buffalo, New York, and compare the Bills' and Ravens' fan bases. Finally, PressBox takes a look at the work Chris Davis is doing with the Casey Cares Foundation.

July 30, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk with new Towson University head baseball coach Matt Tyner about his approach to the job. Next, founder of More Than Fútbol Ali Andrzejewski recounts her experiences in Central America coaching and working with children. Finally, creator and host of the Ravens' new "Man of the Crowd" podcast Sarah Ellison sheds light on her endeavor to tell the story of John Harbaugh and the Harbaugh family. 

July 23, 2017


Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein discuss the life and death of Maryland-bred thoroughbred Ben's Cat with PressBox senior editorial adviser Bill Ordine. Next, co-founder and vice chair of the Craig Willinger Fund Darren Rudham shares how you can help the charity win $25,000 in the MLS Works Community MVP Contest. Finally, Maryland Jockey Club racing analyst Gabby Gaudet heads down to Laurel Park for a sit down with jockey Steve Hamilton to talk about his return to horse racing after 10 years away.

July 16, 2017


Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk about the chemistry between Joe Flacco and Breshad Perriman with PressBox Ravens beat writer Bo Smolka. Next, former Arundel High School head baseball coach Bernie Walter shares his coaching philosophies and reflects on his record-setting 36-year career. Finally, Stan "The Fan" and Gary Stein discuss the idea of the Orioles trading closer Zach Britton for pitching prospects in another edition of cross talk.

July 9, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with author John Eisenberg for a discussion on his new book "The Streak: Lou Gehrig, Cal Ripken Jr., and Baseball's Most Historic Record." Next, Johns Hopkins University's head football coach Jim Margraff shares some contributing factors to his team's offensive prowess. Finally, the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation's executive director Shawn Herne offers his insight on Ruth's enduring relevance.

July 2, 2017


Gary Stein and guest co-host Gabby Gaudet begin with a look at the James Mosher little league with James Mosher Baseball's chairman of the board Michael Singletary. Next, head golf professional at Rocky Point Golf Course Jeff Bell discusses the buzz being generated by the Constellation Senior Players Championship, coming to Caves Valley Golf Club July 11-16. Finally, director of the Comprehensive Sports Concussion Program at the Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain & Spine Institute at LifeBridge Health Dr. Kevin Crutchfield demonstrates the correct technique soccer players should utilize when heading a soccer ball.

June 25, 2017

Gary Stein and special guest co-host Gabby Gaudet kickoff the show with Omarr Smith, head coach of the Baltimore Brigade, to discuss what he expects from his team for the remainder of the season. Gaby Gaudet then visits Laurel Park to talk with Maryland Jockey Club president and general manager Sal Sinatra on what the future of the Preakness at Pimlico holds. And the show concludes with a look at with the Orioles should do with the MLB trade deadline fast approaching.

June 18, 2017


Stan "The Fan" Charles and guest co-host Gabby Gauldet kickoff the show with Towson University head men's lacrosse coach Shawn Nadelen to discuss the team's season and bittersweet loss to Ohio State in the semifinals of the NCAA Tournament. Next, PressBox Orioles beat writer Rich Dubroff talks about what has been going wrong with the team. And baseball historian Charlie Vascellaro talks about his cover story on West Baltimore's James Mosher little league for PressBox's June issue. 


June 11, 2017

Gary Stein kicks off the show with Terry Hasseltine, executive director of Maryland Sports, to review events at Fair Hill International, including the possibility of the venue hosting a four-star equestrian competition in the future. Next, Aberdeen IronBirds general manager Matt Slatus discusses the newest additions to Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium and all the fun family opportunities that are offered with IronBirds baseball. Finally, Stein sits down with PressBox senior editorial adviser Bill Ordine to discuss the Constellation Senior Players Championship, coming to Caves Valley Golf Club July 11-16.

June 4, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles sits down with Ed Norris, host of 105.7 The Fan's The Norris and Long Show, to discuss his new book "Way Down In The Hole." Then, president of the Chesapeake Bayhawks Mark Burdett outlines his plans for a new stadium on the former site of Crownsville hospital. Lastly, former world class tennis player and current head varsity tennis coach at Gilman School Steve Krulevitz talks about his new memoir entitled "Lightning Strikes." 

May 28, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein spotlight The Andy Talley Bone Marrow Foundation and its June 22 golf event, Drive for Life Maryland Classic, with Towson University's head football coach Rob Ambrose. Then, the voice of Oriole Park and Camden Yards Ryan Wagner tells the story of the job's application process and how he separated himself from the more than 600 applicants. Lastly, The Catholic High School of Baltimore's athletic director Kari McBride discusses the lacrosse team's first IAAM "C" conference championship.

May 21, 2017


Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein analyze the Ravens' 2017 draft class and discuss potential free-agent signings with PressBox Ravens beat writer Bo Smolka. Then, Sports Tickets Unlimited owner Steve Nickel talks about how STU is teaming up with Bmore Around Town to fly Ravens fans to Wembley Stadium for the Sept. 24 Ravens-Jaguars game. Lastly, we'll have highlights from the NJCAA men's lacrosse national championship game between Howard Community College and Onondaga Community College.

May 14, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein catch up with three-time national champion lacrosse coach Don Zimmerman about his first season as an ESPN analyst, University of Maryland's national title drought and the tournament success of Towson University head coach Shawn Nadelen. Then, Baltimore Sports & Social Club owner Mike Cray describes the camaraderie his club offers. Lastly, Stan "The Fan" and Gary Stein assess the Ravens' 2017 draft class and the resilience shown by the Orioles in another edition of  cross talk.


May 7, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein chat with new owner and president of Baltimore Celtic Soccer Club Carl Delmont about the synergies between the Harrisburg Heat and Baltimore Celtic. Then, International Fútbol X-Change scout  John Plevyak shares how the organization helps soccer players with dreams to compete overseas. Lastly, Craig Willinger Fund founding member and chairperson Emily Agueda explains why leukemia patient Travis Hackett's trip to Leicester City has proven to be the pinnacle of the fund's work. 


April 30, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein scout Kentucky Derby betting favorite Classic Empire with the Maryland Jockey Club's racing analyst Gabby Gaudet. Then, PGA Tour Championship Management executive director Joe Rotellini previews the Constellation Senior Players Championship, coming to Caves Valley Golf Club July 11-16. Lastly, Shootout for Soldiers communications director RJ Kaminski discusses how the 24-hour lacrosse event offers an opportunity to engage and support veterans.


April 23, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk to Baltimore Blast owner Ed Hale about the team's gutsy win in the MASL Championship against familiar foe Soles de Sonora. Then, UMBC director of athletics Tim Hall gives his take on why new head men's basketball coach Ryan Odom has been able to make an immediate impact. Lastly, Aberdeen IronBirds general manager Matt Slatus discusses the club's family-first approach to the game day experience at Liedos Field at Ripken Stadium. 

April 16, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk to former Comcast SportsNet reporter and current Baltimore Brigade play-by-play voice Brent Harris about the expansion Arena Football League team's inaugural season. Then, Adam Gladstone shares his experience throughout the international ranks as assistant general manager of Team Israel in the World Baseball Classic. Lastly, Stan "The Fan" travels to Oriole Park at Camden Yards to chat with The Cordish Companies chairman and CEO David Cordish moments before he threw out the first pitch at the Orioles' first night game of the 2017 season.

April 9, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and PressBox Orioles beat writer Rich Dubroff analyze the strong performances of right-handers Kevin Gausman and Dylan Bundy to open the 2017 season. Then, co-host of The Scott Garceau Show on 105.7 The Fan Jeremy Conn offers his take on how the Ravens will approach the 2017 NFL Draft. Lastly, Amateur Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Famer Bernie Walter and Maryland Monarchs head coach Steve Doherty talk about the history and future of the Monarchs in the National Amateur Baseball Federation.

April 2, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein discuss the Ravens' offseason moves with new PressBox Ravens beat writer Bo Smolka. Then, physician assistant and certified athletic trainer Dennis Rivenburgh looks into why so many of Major League Baseball's best pitchers are being sidelined with ligament injuries. Lastly, Dunks For Diabetes tournament founder Jordan Yaffe talks about the growth of his fundraiser, which raises money for diabetes research.

March 26, 2017

Gary Stein talks with PressBox senior editorial adviser and gaming writer Bill Ordine about the Maryland Jockey Club’s pitch to bring the Breeders’ Cup to Laurel Park in 2020 or 2021. Then, PressBox Terps beat writer Luke Jackson discusses junior University of Maryland guard Melo Trimble's upcoming decision regarding the 2017 NBA Draft. Lastly, PressBox fantasy baseball writer Phil Backert shares his strategies, sleepers, bounce-back candidates and breakout players for 2017. 

March 19, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles chats with PressBox manager of digital programming Glenn Clark about nose tackle Brandon Williams re-signing with the Ravens. Then, Baltimore City Councilman Leon Pinkett talks about the effort to revive youth baseball in Baltimore City. Lastly, former Major League Baseball pitcher Daryl Smith previews the Baltimore City Spring Training Free Baseball Clinic, which takes place from 9 a.m.-noon at Druid Hill Park March 25. 

March 12, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein shed light on how NCAA Division I men's basketball officials are graded with retired DI referee Stan Rote. Then, Baltimore All-Star Basketball Camp program director Steve Baker analyzes the 2017 NCAA Men's Tournament and offers up four teams primed to make a run in the big dance. Lastly, Stein chats with two-time  New York Times bestselling author John Feinstein about which teams he thinks are strongest in this year’s NCAA Tournament field.

March 5, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein assess the Orioles' starting pitchers with former major league left-hander Ross Grimsley. Also, Baltimore Blast team captain Tony Donatelli discusses the expectations that come with defending a title in the Major Arena Soccer League. Finally, Gary chats with two-time New York Times bestselling author John Feinstein about what former Maryland head basketball coaches Lefty Driesell and Gary Williams each brought to the program.

Feb. 26, 2017

Gary Stein discusses the optimism surrounding the largest signing class in the history of Towson University's football program with head coach Rob Ambrose. Also, Royal Farms Arena general manager  Frank Remesch offers his take on how the Arena Football League's Baltimore Brigade will fare in the local market. Lastly, Ed Block Courage Award Foundation director of communications Paul Mittermeier previews the 39 th Annual Ed Block Courage Awards, which take place at the Renaissance Hotel March 11.

Feb. 19, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein welcome in CountySportsZone.com and PressBox high school beat writer Wick Eisenberg to describe the dominance of South Carroll High School wrestler Joey Thomas. Also, Orioles Hangout founder Tony Pente offers his take on the Orioles' situation at catcher and the ascents of right-handed starters Kevin Gausman and Dylan Bundy. Lastly, Stan "The Fan" and Gary analyze the Washington Wizards and assess University of Maryland head men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon's ability to land difference-making recruits in another installment of cross talk. 

Feb. 12, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Johns Hopkins University head women's lacrosse coach Janine Tucker assess the Blue Jays, as they prepare for their inaugural season in the Big Ten Conference. Also, MLB.com Orioles reporter Brittany Ghiroli offers her take on why the O's are once again picked to finish last in the American League East by analytical preseason projections. Lastly, Stan "The Fan" heads down to Orioles FanFest to discuss what makes Sarasota, Fla., a fan favorite with  VisitSarasota.org president Virginia Haley.

Feb. 5, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Stevenson University director of athletics Brett Adams discuss  PressBox's January cover story on recently retired school president Kevin Manning. Also, Loyola head women's lacrosse coach Jen Adams previews her team's upcoming season and looks back at her illustrious playing career. Lastly, PressBox senior editorial adviser and gaming writer Bill Ordine visits Maryland Live! Casino to hear Cordish Global Gaming president Rob Norton's thoughts on the casino's new competition. 

Jan. 29, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles, Gary Stein and Baltimore's Marching Ravens band president John Ziemann remember former Ravens president David Modell and his passion for Baltimore. Also, DavCo Restaurants president and chief operating officer Rick Borchers discusses the company's support of the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association and Ravens RISE. Lastly, United States Boxing Organization light heavyweight champion and Baltimore native Travis Reeves previews his bout in Brisbane, Australia, against Trent Broadhurst March 18.

Jan. 22, 2017

Producer Matt Stovall speaks with Gervonta Davis' trainer, Calvin Ford, after his fighter's International Boxing Federation junior lightweight title-winning TKO against previously unbeaten Jose Pedraza. Also, Stan "The Fan" Charles heads out to Maryland Live! Casino to discuss the "Big Game Big Screen Giveaway" promotion with senior vice president of marketing Mario Maesano. Finally, Stan "The Fan" ventures to Towson University's SECU Arena to chat with head men's basketball coach Pat Skerry about the pageantry and atmosphere of the Tigers' home court.

Jan. 15, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with former Orioles All-Star outfielder Ken Singleton to discuss the similarities between managers Earl Weaver and Buck Showalter and predict which free agents the New York Yankees will sign. Also, BaltimoreRavens.com columnist John Eisenberg shares his take on the performance of quarterback Joe Flacco. Finally, former "Inside PressBox" producer and videographer Derek Wattay, who's now a sports multimedia journalist at WAOW Newsline 9 in central Wisconsin, joins the show via Skype to analyze the Green Bay Packers' NFC Divisional Round showdown against the Dallas Cowboys Jan. 15.

Jan. 8, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles welcomes PressBox video commentator Glenn Younes to discuss how social media is changing the world of sports. Also, producer Matt Stovall visits Upton Boxing Center to hear from Gervonta Davis, as the 22-year-old boxer prepares to challenge Jose Pedraza for the International Boxing Federation 130-pound title on "Showtime Championship Boxing" Jan 14. Finally, Stan "The Fan" and Glenn Younes comment on the Baltimore Ravens' decision to retain offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg in a special edition of cross talk.

Jan. 1, 2017

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein are joined by UMBC's head men's basketball coach Ryan Odom for a sit-down chat on his Retrievers' 9-4 start. Also, PressBox Terps beat writer Luke Jackson offers his take on freshman guard Anthony Cowan and how his performance impacts the men's basketball team. Finally, retired Army major Robert Fessock discusses the unseen victims of PTSD and how Catch A Lift Fund uses physical fitness to help combat-wounded veterans adjust back to civilian life.

Dec. 25, 2016 (at 9 a.m.)

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein are joined by Baltimore Blast president and general manager Kevin Healey to talk about the return of his son, three-time indoor soccer champion Pat Healey. Also, Sports Boosters of Maryland president Gary Lenet explains the organization's mission and its enticing fundraisers. Finally, Stan "The Fan" goes down to Oriole Park at Camden Yards to discuss the recent sod replacement project with Orioles head groundskeeper Nicole McFadyen.

Dec. 18, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Johns Hopkins director of athletics Alanna Shanahan to discuss the Blue Jays women's lacrosse team's jump to the Big Ten Conference and her goal to improve students' health through recreation. Also, Aberdeen IronBirds general manager Matt Slatus sheds light on the job of a GM and how he's made an IronBirds game the most affordable and enjoyable in town. Finally, Craig Willinger Fund board member Johanna Agueda discusses how the fund makes remarkable soccer dreams come true for children and young adults living with cancer.

Dec. 11, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein chat with the Maryland Jockey Club president and general manager Sal Sinatra about the younger crowds he's seeing at Pimlico and Laurel Park. Also, Steve Baker from Five-Star Baltimore offers his insight on the University of Maryland men's basketball team’s current backcourt situation. Finally, Next One Up founder/executive director Matt Hanna talks about how the foundation's work helps transform the lives of young men in Baltimore academically, socially and on the playing field.

Dec. 4, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with PressBox manager of digital programming Glenn Clark to discuss the Ravens' offensive woes and Maryland men's basketball’s chances in the Big Ten Conference. Also, Bill West from the "Purple Pride Sports Show" on Q1370 AM/99.9 FM shares his opinion on Ravens fans' current state of enthusiasm. Finally, Team Up For 1 Foundation founder Charlie Levine discusses the win-win situation his foundation provides, matching athletic teams with special needs/chronically ill children.

Nov. 27, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Steve Jones to dive deeper into his PressBox cover story on four Navy Midshipmen football players entitled "For Family, For Country." Also, new PressBox Orioles beat writer Rich Dubroff joins the show with his take on the Orioles' offseason strategy. Finally, the DMV Warriors' director of player development Chuck Nagle discusses his playing days at the University of Wisconsin and the style of basketball fans can expect from the DMV Warriors in the re-launched American Basketball Association.

Nov. 20, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk with Maryland Sports’ executive director Terry Hasseltine about the return of the Army-Navy game to M&T Bank Stadium Dec. 10. Also, WMAR’s sports reporter Shawn Stepner shares his approach to storytelling. Finally, Stan "The Fan" and Gary Stein preview the second annual Shirts vs. Skins Basketball Classic.

Nov. 13, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk with PressBox’s senior editorial adviser and gaming writer Bill Ordine about the NFL’s television ratings slump and the state of daily fantasy sports. Also, former Towson University defensive end Ean Katz discusses his bouts with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and his ambitions to become a cancer exercise specialist. Finally, Stan “The Fan” and Gary Stein offer their insight on University of Maryland football coach DJ Durkin’s first season and predict how the Orioles will build their 2017 roster.

Nov. 6, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles talks with Stevenson men's basketball head coach Gary Stewart about the Mustangs' upcoming season and the fifth annual Hoopsville National Invitational Classic on the university's campus Nov. 18-19. Also, PressBox's Joe Platania discusses the Ravens' 2016 woes as they enter a pivotal two-game stretch. Finally, Maryland men's basketball head coach Mark Turgeon answers questions from Big Ten Media Day.

Oct. 30, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Lynn Coffland, president and founder of Catch A Lift Fund, to detail the fund's fifth annual Baltimore benefit coming to Fells Point Tavern  Nov. 13. The recently retired Pat Healey, a three-time indoor soccer champion, reflects on his remarkable career with the Baltimore Blast. Marty Conway, professor of sports and business at Georgetown University, offers his take on a possible reset of the NFL's brand.

Oct. 23, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein are joined by Danny Kelly, head coach of the Baltimore Blast, to talk about how he'll replace four-time all-league selection Pat Healey, who retired during the offseason. G.G. Smith, Loyola University Maryland's head men's basketball coach, talks about the makeup of his team and previews his Greyhounds' upcoming exhibition against Johns Hopkins. And Stan "The Fan" heads down to Big Ten Media Day in D.C. to preview the 2016-17 University of Maryland men's basketball season with PressBox Terps beat writer Luke Jackson.

Oct. 16, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles catches up with Kirk McEwen, host of 98 Rock's "Ravens Gameday," to talk about his journey back to Baltimore and the many Ravens greats who join him on his show every week. Plus, Stan "The Fan" chats with Bernie Walter, chairman of the Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame, about the upcoming induction of Baltimore Oriole Brady Anderson at the Hall of Fame's Nov. 3 awards banquet. And, PressBox writer Jim Henneman joins Stan "The Fan" to analyze manager Buck Showalter's decision not to use closer Zach Britton in the Orioles' postseason loss to Toronto.

Oct. 9, 2016


Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Chanda Brigance, co-founder of the Brigance Brigade Foundation, to discuss how the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has helped patients and to provide details about the foundation's   Oct. 21  event, "Soiree with OJ -- A Rockin' Good Time." Plus, a member of the Maryland Million Ltd. board of directors, Mike Pons, offers his take on the state of horse racing in Maryland and previews the 31st annual Jim McKay Maryland Million Day. And Stan "The Fan" catches up with Angela Showalter to hear how KidsPeace helps children who are in foster care and to look ahead to the KidsPeace seventh annual Trick-or-Trot 5K/1-Mile Walk, coming to Oriole Park at Camden Yards  Oct. 29.  

Oct. 2, 2016


Stan "The Fan" Charles talks Team Israel's historic berth in the elite 16 of the World Baseball Classic with the team's director of baseball operations, Adam Gladstone. Plus, Glenn Younes, director of the Ed Reed Foundation, discusses early Ravens standouts Breshad Perriman, Zachary Orr and Timmy Jernigan. And certified athletic trainer for Towson Sports Medicine, Bryan Read, delves into the special attention being paid to concerns regarding concussions in high school sports.

Sept. 25, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein celebrate the life of longtime Johns Hopkins University lacrosse coach and athletic director, Bob Scott, with current Blue Jays head lacrosse coach Dave Pietramala. Plus, Towson University's head football coach Rob Ambrose assesses his team's performance during its road loss to Villanova Sept. 17. And, Leon Bailey, who won the New England state wrestling championship in 1964 for the United States Navy, discusses his new book "Leon Bailey- The Dream."

Sept. 18, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein share their predictions for the Ravens' Week Two matchup against Josh McCown and the Cleveland Browns. Plus, Corrigan Sports Enterprises president Lee Corrigan previews the Baltimore Running Festival, returning to downtown Baltimore Oct. 15. Stan "The Fan" ventures down to Arundel Mills for the groundbreaking of Live! Hotel and speaks with David S. Cordish, chairman and CEO of The Cordish Companies, about how the 17-story hotel will reward Maryland Live! Casino's loyal customers.

Sept. 11, 2016


Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein examine the steady leadership of Orioles manager Buck Showalter and share their observations from DJ Durkin's first win as the University of Maryland's head football coach in an all-new installment of cross talk. Chesapeake Urology Associates president and CEO, Dr. Sanford Siegel, discusses the ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk, coming to Johnny Unitas Stadium Sept. 25. And Stan and Gary wrap-up the show with their take on the Justin Forsett saga and give their predictions for the Ravens' season opener against the Buffalo Bills.

Sept. 4, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with PressBox fantasy football writer Ken Zalis to hear his top five fantasy running backs and wide receivers. The Ed Block Courage Award Foundation's director of communications, Paul Mittermeier, discusses the celebrities who will be attending the foundation's upcoming mini golf day at Perry Hall Mini Golf Oct. 1. The Babe Ruth Museum's deputy director, Shawn Herne, shares what fans can expect from a special Baltimore screening of the new documentary "American Hercules: Babe Ruth." The screening will take place Sept. 8 at The Charles Theater and feature a panel discussion with the film's producers.

Aug. 28, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Bill Ordine to discuss his PressBox cover story "The Fantasy Movement" and hear Ordine's take on the fantasy sports phenomenon. Also, the first drug czar for Baltimore County, Mike Gimbel, discusses a time in 2009 when Alex Rodriguez spoke to 500 kids at Milford Mill Academy as part of an event for Gimbel's former organization, Powered By Me. Then, Stan "The Fan" and Gary Stein head down to College Park, Md., to meet new Terps head football coach DJ Durkin to discuss Maryland's local high school talent and his plan to invigorate the university's student body.

Aug. 21, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Loyola men's soccer coach Steve Nichols to get his thoughts on this year's team. PBA Hall of Famer Danny Wiseman stops by to discuss his annual Youth Scholarship Tournament. And Stan "The Fan" catches up with Cordish Companies managing partner Joe Weinberg to find out about Maryland Live! Casino's philanthropic endeavors.

Aug. 14, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with PressBox Orioles beat writer Paul Folkemer to discuss the Birds' success at home versus on the road. Susquehannock High School junior golfer Kendel Abrams talks about success at a young age. And producer Matt Stovall chats about 2020 Olympic ambitions with amateur boxer Lorenzo "Truck" Simpson.

Aug. 7, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles sits down with PressBox Ravens beat writer Joe Platania to get his thoughts from training camp. FX Studios physical therapy managing partner Jerod Felice explains his partnership with Harriett Goldberg to help Parkinson's patients in the Baltimore area. And Joe Platania returns for another edition of cross talk in which the guys dish on Dylan Bundy, if Art Modell will be a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2017 and the Orioles' upcoming expensive offseason.


July 31, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Baltimore Blast legend, and new head coach of the Harrisburg Heat, Denison Cabral, to discuss his plan to support his players. Former University of Maryland wide receiver and return man Tony Logan returns to weigh in on the Terps' defensive backs and new head coach DJ Durkin. And Craig Heist of D.C.'s 106.7 The Fan shares his opinion on the relationship between Orioles and Nationals fans.


July 24, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Catholic Review managing editor Paul McMullen to discuss his cover story for this month's PressBox print edition, entitled "The Gold Standard." Resident fantasy football expert Ken Zalis stops by with his take on daily fantasy sports and his battle-tested strategies for success. And Maryland Jockey Club analyst Gabby Gaudet chats with Sagamore Farm trainer Horacio De Paz about his career in horse racing.


July 17, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with UMBC's new head men's lacrosse coach Ryan Moran to discuss his recent hire and his new staff heading into the 2017 season. TerpTalk.com's Bruce Posner stops by to recount his experience at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. And Stan "The Fan" heads out to Patterson Park to chat with Detroit Lions defensive end Brandon Copeland at his Beyond the Basics football camp.

July 10, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Maryland sports executive director Terry Hasseltine to discuss the future home of the Army-Navy football rivalry.  PressBox Ravens writer Joe Platania stops by with his take on what the team can do to improve upon its 5-11 record from last year.  And in another edition of cross talk, the guys dish on how the Orioles can handle their pitching staff during the second half of the season. 

July 3, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Boys' Latin baseball coach Bill Greenwell to tell the story of his 2016 MIAA B champion Lakers. One of Coach Greenwell's standouts, all-conference infielder Matt Luterman, stops by to discuss his love for the Orioles and the game of baseball. And teammates, friends and fans of the late Milt Pappas celebrate his life in a tribute entitled "An Evening for 32: Remembering The Orioles' First Best Pitcher."

June 26, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora to discuss the creation of his new podcast, "B-More Opinionated."  Freedmont Mortgage CEO Carl Delmont stops by to talk about his recent purchase of the Harrisburg Heat. And PressBox high school beat writer Wick Eisenberg offers his take on the spring's biggest MPSSAA stories.

June 19, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Towson University director of athletics Tim Leonard to discuss PressBox's June cover story regarding Leonard's vision for Towson athletics. Maryland Jockey Club racing analyst Stanton Salter stops by to discuss the Triple Crown races as well as potential future showdowns for this year's winners. And WSNT.net columnist Luke Jones gives his thoughts on the Orioles' starting pitching and the Ravens' release of Eugene Monroe.

June 12, 2016

Gary Stein and guest co-host Gabby Gaudet sit down with "The Bat Around" co-host Adam Gladstone to discuss his time as the Orioles' instant replay coordinator. Gabby heads out to Sagamore Farm to talk with horse trainer Horacio De Paz about his journey to the Reisterstown, Md., stable. And former Terps wideout Tony Logan discusses the different ways college football players train during the summer.

June 5, 2016 

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with ESPN lacrosse commentator and Corrigan Sports Enterprises vice president of media Booker Corrigan to recap this year's NCAA men's lacrosse national championship game between Maryland and North Carolina. PressBox's own Glenn Clark stops by to discuss his live streaming show, Glenn Clark Radio, as well as Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, Ravens receiver Keenan Reynolds and the NCAA lacrosse Final Four. 

May 29, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with McDonogh girls' lacrosse coach Chris Robinson to discuss the program's historic 155-game winning streak. PressBox video commentator Glenn Younes stops by to share his take on the NFL's investigation into the Ravens using pads during rookie minicamp, which is a violation of the collective bargaining agreement. And Upton Boxing Center coach Calvin Ford joins the guys to talk about his dark past and what's ahead for him.

May 22, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein chat with Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse coach Dave Pietramala about the lower back infection he endured this season. UMBC athletic director Tim Hall drops by to discuss the progress on the UMBC Event Center, scheduled to open in the fall of 2017. And founder and executive director of Shootout for Soldiers Tyler Steinhardt stops by to discuss the growth of the 24-hour lacrosse game that benefits wounded American veterans. 

May 15, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Baltimore Blast owner Ed Hale to talk about the future of the team in the newly created Indoor Professional League. Maryland Jockey Club president and general manager Sal Sinatra stops by to share his thoughts on the 141st running of the Preakness Stakes May 21. And Stan "The Fan" chats with Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk about his coaching hires in part two of their sit down.

May 8, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein discuss the Villanova men's basketball team's national championship run with Villanova alumnus and Baltimore native Frank Culotta. Mount St. Joseph boys' basketball coach Pat Clatchey stops by to discuss the success former Gaels Phil Booth and Jaylen Adams have had at the collegiate level with Villanova and St. Bonaventure, respectively. And Stan "The Fan" ventures down to Annapolis, Md., for a chat with Naval Academy athletic director Chet Gladchuk about his tenure with the Midshipmen and Ravens sixth-round draft pick Keenan Reynolds.

May 1, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Baltimore Blast head coach Danny Kelly to talk about his team's MASL championship run this season. New UMBC men's head basketball coach Ryan Odom stops by to discuss his expectations for the Retrievers next season. And PressBox lacrosse writer Todd Karpovich joins the guys to share the details of the Big Ten men's lacrosse tournament, scheduled   May 5-7  at Johns Hopkins' Homewood Field.  

April 24, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein discuss the 2016 horse racing Triple Crown field with Maryland Jockey Club racing analyst Gabby Gaudet. Former Terps All-ACC wide receiver Tony Logan stops by to talk about current Maryland quarterback Caleb Rowe and the transition the team faces with new head coach DJ Durkin. And in this week's edition of cross talk, the guys dish on the 2016 MASL champion Baltimore Blast, as well as the Orioles and Ravens. 

April 17, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Bill West and Ken Zalis to talk about their upcoming NFL Draft edition of "The Purple Pride Show" on Q1370 AM. PressBox Ravens beat writer Joe Platania stops by to discuss tight end Dennis Pitta's decision to return and the team's offseason free-agent signings. And Matt Stovall heads out to Upton Boxing Center to catch up with boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. and talk with up-and-coming local boxer Malik Hawkins about his fight on Memorial Day weekend.

April 10, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Eastern Athletic Services' certified contract adviser Tony Agnone to discuss why more NFL players than ever are retiring at a younger age. Ripken Baseball executive vice president of amateur baseball John Bramlette stops by to talk about the different youth camps being offered by the Aberdeen IronBirds. And in this week's edition of cross talk the guys dish on the Orioles' Opening Day roster.

April 3, 2016

 
Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein chat with Baltimore Blast head coach Danny Kelly about his squad's thrilling Eastern Conference finals series win against the Missouri Comets. MASN's Steve Melewski drops by to discuss the Orioles' decision to part ways with right-handed starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez. And PressBox writer Todd Karpovich discusses the latest PressBox High School Lacrosse Newsletter.

March 27, 2016


Gary Stein sits down with PressBox Ravens beat writer Joe Platania to discuss the passing of cornerback Tray Walker and the moves the team has made in free agency so far. Also, Baltimore's Marching Ravens president John Ziemann stops by to talk about how fans can become a member of the band. And PNC Bank Institutional Asset Management market director Joshua Kakel previews the third annual PNC Lacrosse Invitational.

March 20, 2016


Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein chat with PressBox writer Steve Jones about his March cover story on the recent rise of the University of Maryland baseball program. New York Times bestselling author Kevin Cowherd stops by to talk about his partnership with Cal Ripken Jr. and their sixth book, "The Closer." And Stan heads out to Maryland Live! Casino to tell viewers how they can win a trip to outer space. 

March 13, 2016 

Stan "The Fan" Charles speaks with Towson University men's head basketball coach Pat Skerry about the team's incoming recruits and his thoughts on senior standout forward Timajh Parker-Rivera. Later in the show, Stan talks March Madness with Five-Star Baltimore Basketball Camp director Steve Baker. And PressBox Orioles beat writer Paul Folkemer joins the show to share his take about the team's recent acquisition of slugger Pedro Alvarez. 

March 6, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Glenn Clark of GlennClarkRadio.com to get his thoughts on Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco's new contract and the Orioles' corner outfield positions. Coppermine Fieldhouse founder and president Alex Jacobs stops by to discuss his organization's athletic facilities. And Ed Block Courage Award Foundation director of operations Will Pateris stops by to share the details about this year's Ed Block Courage Awards annual gala, set for March 12. 

Feb. 28, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and guest host Jerry Coleman chat with Terps men's basketball legend Ernie Graham about his thoughts on this year's team. The 4thQTR Inc. founder Justin Guy stops by to talk about the mission statement of his nonprofit organization. And Stan "The Fan" and Jerry dish on Yovani Gallardo and Nick Boyle in another edition of "CrossTalk."

Feb. 21, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Towson University head football coach Rob Ambrose to talk about the team's incoming freshmen and transfer quarterback Morgan Mahalak. Stan "The Fan" heads down to Upton Boxing Center for a talk with Gervonta Davis' trainer, Calvin Ford. And in another edition of "Cross Talk," Stan "The Fan" and Gary give their take on the recent wave of NFL players retiring early. 

Feb. 14, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Orioles Hangout founder Tony Pente to talk about the potential young faces that could be in the Orioles' clubhouse this year. D3sports.com broadcast director and "Hoopsville" talk show host Dave McHugh stops by to discuss the world of Division III basketball coming down to the end of the season. And Stan "The Fan" heads out to Maryland Live! Casino to chat with general manager and president Robert Norton about the casino's identity and success.

Feb. 7, 2016:

Stan "The Fan" Charles talks Orioles baseball with executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette. Plus, UMBC head men's lacrosse coach and Baltimore native Don Zimmerman stops by to talk about his team's captains and what to expect from the Retrievers in 2016. 

Jan. 31, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein preview Stevenson University's inaugural season of beach volleyball with head coach Dave Trumbo and athletic director Brett Adams. Stan "The Fan" pays a visit to Towson men's lacrosse media day and speaks with reigning CAA Defensive Player of the Year Tyler White. And Stan "The Fan" takes a look inside Starting 9 Winter Softball Clinic with camp coordinator Adam Gladstone and Stevenson women's head softball coach Joey Lye.

Jan. 24, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein chat with PressBox Orioles beat writer Paul Folkemer about how all the team's offseason acquisitions will help the club. Colonial Athletic Association senior associate commissioner of marketing Robert Goodman stops by to discuss the strength of the conference and the men's basketball tournament at Royal Farms Arena in March. And Medstar Union Memorial Hospital vice president of operations Neil MacDonald remembers his friend and former colleague, Dr. Bill Howard.

Jan. 17, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Towson's men's head basketball coach Pat Skerry to talk about the difference-makers on this year's squad. Baltimore Blast defender and team captain Pat Healey stops by to chat about how well the team has done so far this season. And "Purple Pride Sports Show" host Bill West gives his thoughts on the "State of the Ravens" press conference.

Jan. 10, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Aberdeen IronBirds general manager Joe Harrington to talk about the Orioles of the future. Sports Boosters of Maryland president Gary Lenet stops by to discuss how the organization helps young athletes around the Baltimore area. And Team Up For 1 Foundation founder Charlie Levine explains how his group works to better the quality of life of developmentally delayed or chronically ill children.

Jan. 3, 2016

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with former Orioles pitcher Ross Grimsley to discuss the team's philosophy on improving the starting rotation. Author and BaltimoreRavens.com writer John Eisenberg stops by to talk about his new book on former Oriole Cal Ripken Jr.'s consecutive games streak. And PressBox commentator Glenn Younes dishes on which of the Ravens' backup players deserve a spot on next season's roster.

Dec. 27, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein chat with PressBox writer Alex Lee about what the Terps men's basketball team needs to do to win the Big Ten this year. Wick Eisenberg of County Sports Zone and PressBox stops by to talk about Maryland high school sports. And outgoing "Inside PressBox" producer Derek Wattay joins the guys in another edition of "CrossTalk" to dish on Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins' success and New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.'s one-game suspension.

Dec. 20, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein chat with PressBox writer Jim Henneman about the trade that brought Frank Robinson to the Baltimore Orioles 50 years ago. PressBox gaming writer Bill Ordine stops by to discuss the legal battle between the daily fantasy sports industry and the state of New York. And PressBox fantasy football guru Ken Zalis lends his advice on how to advance in your fantasy league playoff brackets.

Dec. 13, 2015

Gary Stein discusses the Baltimore Blast's winning tradition with team president and general manager Kevin Healey. Stan "The Fan" Charles talks with Terps men's basketball legend Walt Williams about the factors that impacted his decision to remain with the Maryland program from 1988-1992. And Bruce Posner of "Terp Talk" stops by to discuss new Maryland head football coach D.J. Durkin.

Dec. 6, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles chats with Catch A Lift Foundation founder Lynn Coffland about the organization's mission to help wounded veterans. And former Ravens kicker Matt Stover chats with Stan "The Fan" about how the Players' Philanthropy Fund is simplifying the way pro athletes give back.

Nov. 29, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles sits down for two segments with the Sports Legends Museum executive director Mike Gibbons about the future of the museum and a decade of great memories. And Derek Wattay chats with Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker about his show on ABC2, "The Nest with Justin Tucker."

Nov. 22, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein chat with Maryland Jockey Club race handicapper Gabby Gaudet about 2015 Triple Crown champion American Pharoah's outstanding career. PressBox writer Bill Ordine stops by to discuss the state of daily fantasy sports and the release of his new book, "Fantasy Sports, Real Money." And PressBox writer Alex Lee talks to Maryland men's head basketball coach Mark Turgeon about managing the high expectations for his star-studded squad this season. 

Nov. 15, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein chat with Baltimore Blast head coach Danny Kelly about how the team recruits new players and his expectations for the 2015-16 Major Arena Soccer League season. Sean Hull of PNC Wealth Management stops by to discuss PNC Bank's commitment to local sports. Stevenson University men's basketball coach Gary Stewart previews the upcoming Hoopsville National Invitational Classic, and Sports Booster of Maryland president Gary Lenet offers the particulars on the organization's annual football banquet.

Nov. 8, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk high school sports with Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association executive director Andy Warner. Glenn Clark and Kyle Ottenheimer of Glenn Clark Radio stop in to contemplate the uncertain future of Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr.  And in this week's segment of CrossTalk, the guys dish on the Kansas City Royals' World Series win, the Mets manager Terry Collins' decision to send right-hander Matt Harvey back to the mound for ninth inning of Game 5 and the Washington Nationals' hiring of manager Dusty Baker.

Nov. 1, 2015 

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with PressBox writer Steve Jones to discuss the October cover story chronicling the 100-year-old football rivalry between Gilman and McDonogh. In segment two, Gilman archivist Stephen Ammidown and McDonogh archivist Mary Lu Greenwood join the guys for an in-depth look at the history of the rivalry. And the guys discuss potential areas of need for the Ravens in the 2016 NFL Draft.

Oct. 25, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk with Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame chairman Bernie Walter about the hall of fame's Nov. 12 induction ceremony. Towson University head football coach Rob Ambrose stops by to share his thoughts on junior running back Darius Victor and the Tigers' Oct. 31 game against the University of Delaware. And Stan "The Fan" gets the details from Angela Showalter, wife of Orioles manager Buck Showalter, about the sixth annual KidsPeace Trick-or-Trot 5K/1-Mile Walk, set for Oct. 31.

Oct. 18, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic Orioles beat writer Rich Dubroff to discuss the tough decisions the Birds face this offseason. PressBox writer Bill Ordine stops by to talk about his soon-to-be released book, "Fantasy Sports, Real Money," on daily fantasy sports, as well as the scandal surrounding industry giants Fan Duel and Draft Kings. Also, Stan "The Fan"  catches up with Maryland executive director of sports Terry Hasseltine to get the details about the college football game between the University of Maryland and Penn State at M&T Bank Stadium Oct. 24.

Oct. 11, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk about the state of the University of Maryland athletics program with PressBox writer Alexander C. Lee. Rob Long, co-host of "Vinny and Rob Show" on 105.7 The Fan, WJZ-FM, joins the guys for a double dose of CrossTalk to discuss the difficult decisions facing the Baltimore Orioles this offseason and the injuries to the Ravens' receiving corps.

Oct. 4, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Towson head football coach Rob Ambrose to discuss the team's season so far and preview the Oct. 10 showdown against the James Madison Dukes. The guys compare the world of sports and big religion with United States Conference of Catholic Bishops social media coordinator and former PressBox writer Matt Palmer. And during a one-on-one interview with Stan "The Fan," J. William "Billy" Boniface recounts the very first running of the Jim McKay Maryland Million.

Sept. 27, 2015 

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Stevenson University men's basketball coach Gary Stewart to talk about his experience overseas in the Operation Hardwood Classic, a tournament organized by Troops First Foundation, as well as the upcoming Hoopsville National Invitational Classic, set for Nov. 20-21. Plus, former Raven Bennie Thompson and PressBox Ravens beat writer Joe Platania join the show to discuss Baltimore's start to the season. 

Sept. 20, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with UMBC men's head soccer coach Pete Caringi to discuss expectations for his team following last year's trip to the NCAA Final Four.  Derek Wattay talks with Delmarva Shorebirds manager and former Oriole Ryan Minor about his role in the end of Cal Ripken Jr.'s consecutive game streak record, as well as some of the current Orioles he's managed at the minor league level.  And during CrossTalk, the guys break down the Ravens' Week One offensive woes and how well they think Jason Babin will fill the void left by the injured Terrell Suggs.

Sept. 13, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Dr. Sandy Siegel of Chesapeake Urology to talk about the upcoming Zero Prostate Cancer Run/Walk. Ken Zalis and Reeta Hubbard, the hosts of PressBox's Fantasy and Reality Football Show, stop by to discuss the big headlines for the NFL's opening week, and PressBox Ravens beat writer Joe Platania joins the show to talk Ravens as the team gets set for the regular season.

Sept. 6, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein sit down with Stevenson University's men's soccer coach John Plevyak to talk about his work with Catch A Lift, a nonprofit program dedicated to helping wounded veterans get back in the gym. Also, Stan conducts a two-part interview with Orioles legend Cal Ripken Jr. and revisits the moments that cast him as baseball's all-time "Iron Man."

Aug. 30, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein discuss local boxing with the Baltimore Boxing Club's Jake "The Snake" Smith, the promoter of the women's Olympic qualifying event "Pathway to Glory," which is taking place at the Baltimore Harbor Hotel Sept. 8-11. Also, legendary Orioles third baseman Brooks Robinson compares the 2015 Orioles infield to his favorite Orioles of the 1960s during a one-on-one with Stan "The Fan." And during cross talk, the guys dish on the Maryland State Athletic Association's Hall of Fame Class of 2015, the future of the NFL preseason and the tragic death of IndyCar driver Justin Wilson. 

Aug. 23, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein chat with BaltimoreRavens.com columnist John Eisenberg about the team's success in the draft and the development of its young players. High school sports writer Wick Eisenberg stops in to talk about his new dual role for County Sports Zone and PressBox. Plus, the co-hosts discuss the future of NFL joint practices, Chris Cooley's attempted comeback with the Redskins and an Arkansas high school football coach's unusual philosophy that is grabbing attention from the NFL.

Aug. 16, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk Tigers athletics with Towson University athletic director Tim Leonard. Dr. Kevin Crutchfield of LifeBridge Health stops in to discuss the importance of detecting and treating sports-related concussions. And the guys talk Terps football, Steve Smith's potential Hall of Fame candidacy, possible landing spots for Ray Rice and more during cross talk.   

Aug. 9, 2015

Stan "The Fan" and Gary Stein chat with Ken Zalis about the latest stories out of Ravens training camp. Stan goes one-on-one with the Orioles' 2015 first-round selection, Aberdeen IronBirds outfielder DJ Stewart. Zalis returns for cross talk, during which the guys discuss the importance of re-signing Orioles slugger Chris Davis, the Mets' rise to the top of the National League East and the dominance of UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey.

Aug. 2, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein discuss the upcoming season with Towson head football coach Rob Ambrose. Stan chats with the former owner of the Baltimore Stallions, Jim Speros, about the team's big reunion celebrating the 20th anniversary of its CFL Grey Cup title. And, the guys talk Alex Rodriguez, Tom Brady's suspension and the Stallions' brief but historic run in Baltimore during another session of cross talk.

July 26, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk about overcoming obstacles with Towson football's Ean Katz, the subject of PressBox's July cover story, "Tenacious Tiger." Executive Director of Maryland Sports Terry Hasseltine talks about the future of international soccer in Baltimore, and PGA golf instructor Joe Plecker chimes in on the rising stock of Jordan Spieth and the decline of Tiger Woods. 

July 19, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein discuss Manny Machado's Home Run Derby performance and wide out Breshad Perriman's potential impact on the Ravens this season. Orioles Hangout's Tony Pente stops in to chat about the Orioles at the All-Star break, and Stan goes one-on-one with hall-of-fame shortstop Barry Larkin about some of his fondest All-Star game memories, Pete Rose and his interest in becoming a manager.

July 12, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein get the details on the Danny Wiseman Youth Scholarship Bowling Tournament from event founder and Pro Bowling Hall of Famer Danny Wiseman. Ken Zalis stops by with an early-bird fantasy football scouting report, and then joins in to talk Orioles baseball during another session of cross talk.

July 5, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein catch up with Rob Long, the co-host of the Vinny & Rob Show on 105.7 The Fan, to discuss Randy Edsall's contract extension, Lebron James' free agency and more in another session of cross talk. Also, Executive director of Maryland sports Terry Hasseltine shares the details on the quarterfinals of the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup set for July 18 at M&T Bank Stadium. 

June 28, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk with local volunteer and soccer coach, Ali Andrzejewski about the impact the organization More Than Futbol is having around the world. Lee Corrigan of Corrigan Sports stops in to preview the 2015 Under Armour All-America lacrosse game set for   July 3. And the guys dish on the latest evidence against Pete Rose's reinstatement to baseball, Terrell Suggs' Hall of Fame candidacy and the Orioles' roster creativity during another session of cross talk.   

June 21, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk Ravens football with Baltimore sports talker Glenn Younes. Charlie Vascellaro stops in with details on his new how-to guide to baseball, At the Ballpark: A Fan's Companion. And Stan and Gary discuss Ray Rice's reinstatement, the Terps serving alcohol at sporting events, and the prospect of Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels joining the Orioles during another segment of cross talk. 

June 14, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles chats with Maryland Jockey Club general manager Sal Sinatra about American's Pharoah's Triple Crown-clinching victory at the Belmont Stakes. PressBox gaming writer Bill Ordine stops in to discuss the impact of American Pharoah's new celebrity status, and Glenn Clark of Glenn Clark Radio joins the show for some cross talk.   

June 7, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles chats with Jim Henneman about the 60th anniversary of the Orioles. Sal Sinatra talks about the future of the Preakness at Pimlico, and TV sports personality Roy Firestone discusses the art of the interview with Stan "The Fan" out at Camden Yards. 

May 31, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein preview the fourth annual Shootout for Soldiers with event founder Tyler Steinhardt. Bruce Posner of Terp Talk on 1300 AM stops by to discuss some University of Maryland athletics, and producer Derek Wattay has the story on Ravens head coach John Harbaugh's commencement address at Stevenson University. 

May 24, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein get the details on the Council of the Baltimore Ravens Roosts' annual convention and parade in Ocean City, Md., May 28-31. Ripken Baseball's Colin Clark shares information on becoming a host family for the Cal Ripken World Series, and Stan chats one-on-one with The Baltimore Sun's Dan Connolly about his new book "100 Things Orioles Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die."

May 17, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein reflect on the Towson men's lacrosse season with head coach Shawn Nadelen. Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse coach Dave Pietramala stops by to talk about his team as they head into quarterfinals of the NCAA men's lacrosse tournament. And PressBox Orioles beat writer Paul Folkemer joins the show to assess both the good and bad for the O's so far in 2015.

May 10, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk community works and boxing with former IBF light middleweight champion Vincent Pettway. Ravens beat writer Joe Platania stops in to breakdown the Ravens' 2015 NFL Draft, and Mario Maesano sits down with Stan to chat about Maryland Live!'s virtual online casino.

May 3, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles talks with CSN Baltimore's Rich Dubroff about the impact of the Baltimore riots on the Orioles, Fran Burns of Old Hilltop Tours discusses how fans can get behind the scenes with the horses and trainers in the weeks leading up to the Preakness, and Bill Ordine takes a look at tournament poker. Plus, PressBox checks out the scene at the 33rd annual St. John's-U.S. Naval Academy croquet match, and Stan shares his thoughts on Ray Lewis' continued leadership in the Baltimore community.

April 26, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein get the details on the Associated's "Men's Night Out 2015," featuring Ravens assistant general manager Eric DeCosta, from event co-chairman Marc Cohen. Also, track handicapper Gabby Gaudet previews the Triple Crown season, and PressBox NFL draft expert Ken Zalis offers his analysis on this year's draft class. 

April 19, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein preview the upcoming super fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather with boxing expert Scott Crouse. Orioles Hangout's Tony Pente gives a scouting report on some of the Orioles' top minor leaguers, and Mario Maesano has the details on Maryland Live! Casino's Batmobile Giveaway.

April 12, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein get the facts on Adderall from substance abuse expert Mike Gimbel. Glenn Clark of Glenn Clark Radio joins the show with his opinions on which route the Ravens should take in the 2015 NFL Draft as well as what the Orioles should do with pitcher Kevin Gausman. And PressBox gaming writer Bill Ordine sits down with Maryland Live!'s director of poker operations Mike Smith for the Maryland Live! Interview of the Month. 

April 5, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Derek Wattay discuss season one in the Major Arena Soccer League with Baltimore Blast president and general manager Kevin Healey and Blast defender Pat Healey. PressBox NFL Draft expert Ken Zalis offers his analysis on this year's NFL Draft class, and golf pro Joe Plecker gives his prediction for the Masters.

March 29, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein discuss the renovations at the Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum with its executive director Mike Gibbons. Maryland Live! Casino's director of culinary operations Ed Evans chats with Stan about the "spirited" dining options at the casino, and the guys go head-to-head on Terps hoops, March Madness, the Orioles' Opening Day roster and more in another segment of cross talk.

March 22, 2015

Gary Stein and Derek Wattay get the details on the 2015 PNC High School Lacrosse Invitational from PNC Wealth Management's Dennis Carter. Stan "The Fan" Charles reports from Orioles spring training with Glenn Clark on GlennClarkRadio.com, and Ron Shapiro talks about the re-release of his book "The Power of Nice."  

March 15, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Derek Wattay talk sports marketing and public relations with Maroon PR founder and president John Maroon. Also, the guys discuss Maryland racing with new Maryland Jockey Club general manager Sal Sinatra, and Stan "The Fan" chats one-on-one with Maryland Live! Casino president and general manager Robert Norton.  

March 8, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles chats with Paul Mittermeier about this year's Ed Block Courage Awards. Billy Ripkens explains "The Ripken Way," and Maryland Live! Casino senior vice president of marketing Mario Maesano offers details on the casino's rewards program.  

March 1, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Derek Wattay discuss the key players in Towson's 2015 recruiting class with Tigers head football coach Rob Ambrose. Maryland Live! Casino's vice president of table games Neal Sloane sits down with Stan for the Maryland Live! Interview of the Month, and Stan and Derek mull over the topics discussed at this year's 'State of the Ravens' press conference during another segment of cross talk.

Feb. 22, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein discuss big league finances with Joe Geier of Winpoint Financial. Boxing expert Scott Crouse drops in to talk Pacquiao versus Mayweather, and Towson Athletics Hall of Famer Chuck Lightening helps remember the life and career of former Towson men's basketball coach Terry Truax.

Feb. 15, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Derek Wattay talk CAA Tournament aspirations with Towson men's basketball coach Pat Skerry. MASN's Steve Melewski stops in to discuss the Orioles 40-man spring training roster, and Derek shares the story on the rollercoaster start to Johns Hopkins lacrosse's 2015 season.     

Feb. 8, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Derek Wattay talk baseball with former Orioles pitcher and minor league pitching instructor Ross Grimsley. Stan catches up with CAA commissioner Tom Yeager to discuss the 2015 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament coming to Baltimore March 6-9. Plus, Bill Ordine shares his latest gaming tip from Maryland Live!, while the co-hosts share their reactions to Super Bowl XLIX. 

Feb. 1, 2015

On a Super Sunday edition of "Inside PressBox," Stan "The Fan" Charles and Derek Wattay preview the big stories surrounding the Super Bowl, and discuss Dan Duquette's latest trade with Baltimore Sun columnist Peter Schmuck. Plus, Joe Platania stops in to discuss Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith's impending free agency.   

Jan. 25, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein get the details on the 2015 CAA Basketball Championships at the Royal Farms Arena March 6-9 with CAA senior associate commissioner Robert Goodman. Bruce Posner of CBS Sports Radio stops in to talk University of Maryland athletics, and Glenn Clark joins the guys to discuss former Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak's departure, Marc Trestman's hire, 'Deflategate' and Dan Duquette's affair with Toronto. 

Jan. 18, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk about the Patriots' "trickery" with former Raven Bennie Thompson. Maryland Live!'s senior vice president of marketing, Mario Maesano sits down with Stan to chat about Maryland Live!'s virtual casinos, and the guys give their predictions for the NFL's conference champions and more in another segment of cross talk. 

Jan. 11, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles discusses the life-threatening consequences of a career in the NFL with neurologist Dr. Kevin Crutchfield. Sports talker and personality Glenn Younes stops in to talk about his role in the Ed Reed Foundation as well as the NFL playoffs, and retired Howard County sports writer Stan Ber reflects on a 40-plus-year career.

Jan. 4, 2015

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk toons with former Baltimore Sun cartoonist Mike Ricigliano. Also, Maryland Live! Casino's vice president of marketing, Mario Maesano sits down with Stan for the Maryland Live! Interview of the Month, and our hosts go head-to-head on Jim Harbaugh's new job at Michigan, NFL coaching vacancies and more in another segment of cross talk. 

Dec. 28, 2014


Derek Wattay hosts a special end of 2014 edition of the show. Fans share their favorite moments of the year, Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein discuss the year's biggest sports stories during CrossTalk, and Derek takes a look back at the year that was for PressBox.


Dec. 21, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk about what's in store for Maryland sports in 2015 with its executive director Terry Hasseltine. Also, former Cardinals basketball coach Mark Amatucci joins the show to reminisce and chat about his court dedication at Calvert Hall Dec. 21, and PressBox Orioles beat writer Paul Folkemer stops in to discuss the Birds' contingency plans.    

Dec. 14 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein discuss the baseball winter meetings with Orioles Hangout owner Tony Pente. Johns Hopkins' Jim Margraff, the winningest head coach in Maryland state football history, stops in to talk Blue Jays football. And the guys chat about Haloti Ngata's four-game suspension, Maryland's bid to the Foster Farms Bowl and Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette's rumored opportunity in Toronto.       

Dec. 7, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein chat about the first year of PressBox's fantasy and reality football radio show on 105.7 The Fan with hosts Ken Zalis and Syreeta Hubbard. Also, Stan talks promotions with Maryland Live! Casino senior vice president of marketing Mario Maesano, and the guys discuss Ray Rice's reinstatement and recent Orioles departures during another segment of cross talk.   

Nov. 30, 2014



Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein chat with Glenn Clark about his new venture with PressBox: Glenn Clark Radio. UMBC men's soccer coach Pete Caringi stops in to discuss the Retrievers' NCAA tournament run, and the guys go head-to-head on Terps basketball, Ravens Week 13 and baseball free agency during another segment of cross talk.  

Nov. 23, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Derek Wattay discuss the upcoming season for the Baltimore Blast with team president and general manager Kevin Healey. Stan talks cocktails and sports with Maryland Live! Casino beverage manager Seth Gibson, and Stan and Derek discuss the latest on the Ravens and Orioles during cross talk. 

Nov. 16, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk Ravens at the bye with Cover32.com's Kyle Ottenheimer. Also, local boxing expert Scott Crouse stops in to discuss the career of 49-year-old boxing marvel Bernard Hopkins, and Stan chats with CAA commissioner Thomas Yeager about the 2015 CAA Basketball Championships headed to Charm City March 6-9. 


Nov. 9, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein chat with Baltimore Blast owner Ed Hale about his new book memoir "Hale Storm." Stevenson men's basketball coach Gary Stewart previews the 2014 Hoopsville Invitational set for Nov. 21 in Owings Mills. And Stan talks Towson men's basketball with Tigers coach Pat Skerry at CAA Media Day.   

Nov. 2, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein chat with Bernie Walter and Pat O'Malley of the Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame about the 2014 induction class. Plus, Stan sits down with Ravens defensive lineman Haloti Ngata at Great Moments in Westminster, and Gary talks Maryland football with The Baltimore Sun Terps beat writer Matt Zenitz.   

Oct. 26, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein discuss Towson football with Tigers head coach Rob Ambrose. Miles Goodman of the Haloti Ngata Family Foundation stops in with details on Ngata's third-annual Luau event Nov. 17, and Stan chats with Baltimore City mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake about the value and allure of Charm City sports.  

Oct. 19, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk Baltimore and D.C. sports with 106.7 The Fan's Craig Heist. Roger Caplan of County Sports Zone stops in, and Stan chats with KidsPeace partner Angela Showalter about the fifth annual Trick-or-Trot 5K and 1-mile fun run at Camden Yards Nov. 1. Also, PressBox fantasy football guru Ken Zalis offers his pickups and starts for Week Seven in the NFL.

Oct. 12, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein chat about the 29th annual Jim McKay Maryland Million Day at Laurel Park with Maryland Million Ltd. president Jim Steele. Also on tap is part two of an Inside PressBox special feature on local boxer Gervonta Davis. In another installment of Cross Talk, Stan and Gary discuss the divisional series round of the MLB postseason, Terps football and the Ravens.

Oct. 5, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein preview the seventh-annual Biggest Little Tailgate Party with Big Brothers president Terry Hickey. The show will also feature part one of a special "Inside PressBox" feature on local boxer Gervonta "Tank" Davis, and our hosts give their predictions for the Orioles' playoff series with the Tigers in another segment of Cross Talk.   

Sept. 28, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein discuss how the NFL is responding in the wake of the Ray Rice controversy with former Baltimore Colt Joe Ehrmann. Tony Pente of Orioles Hangout joins the show to talk about the Birds in October. And Erhmann returns in segment three to explain what's still good about the game of football, and what is necessary for true change moving forward.  

Sept. 21, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein discuss the future of legalized sports betting with PressBox gaming writer Bill Ordine. Charles chats with Maryland Live!'s vice president of slot operations, Penny Parayo. PressBox looks back at the eighth annual Zero Prostate Cancer Challenge, and previews Jen Heasley's "Cooking with the Pros." Also, PressBox fantasy football guru Ken Zalis gives his waiver watch and fantasy sleepers for Week Three. 

Sept. 14, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk with Stevenson head football coach Ed Hottle about the Mustangs' changes during the program's fourth year. Life and Breath Foundation founder and president Sean Hull stops in with details about the sixth annual Flip Flop Festivus Sept. 19, and Marty Conway, professor of sports media at Loyola and Georgetown universities, joins the show to dissect the Ravens' and the NFL's handling of the Ray Rice controversy. 

Sept. 7, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk with ESPN Ravens writer Jamison Hensley about his new book, Flying High: Stories of the Baltimore Ravens. Charles chats with Brigance Brigade executive director Steve Peregoy, baseball historian Charlie Vascellaro stops by, and in light of the new football season, the co-hosts engage in some NFL Cross Talk.

Aug. 31, 2014

Gary Stein hosts a special Ravens kickoff edition of the show. Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun stops by to talk about the Ravens' offense. PressBox Ravens beat writer Joe Platania examines the purple and black defense. And Cover32.com's Kyle Ottenheimer and Baltimore sports talker Glenn Clark breakdown the AFC North in another segment of Cross Talk.  

Aug. 24, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles hosts a special fantasy football edition of the show with PressBox fantasy football expert Ken Zalis. In addition to sharing his top five fantasy sleepers and late-round gems, during a fantasy Q&A Zalis offers his advice to fantasy owners on the fence. Also, PressBox explores what makes fantasy football fun with some of Baltimore's favorite sports personalities.

Aug. 17, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk with Loyola men's lacrosse assistant coach Steve Vaikness about his new position as the director of Towson's Greene Turtle Lacrosse Club. Also, Greg Merril of Brain Sentry stops in to talk about his company's impact sensor, which is helping to minimize the risk of concussions, and Gary Stein chats with Maryland football coach Randy Edsall about the challenges facing the Terps as they debut in the Big Ten conference.

Aug. 10, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein chat with Towson athletic director Tim Leonard about the Tigers' new partnership with CBS Radio. PressBox goes one-on-one with Orioles ace Chris Tillman at Tecla's K-9 Academy's grand opening event, and the co-hosts offer their opinions after visiting Ravens training camp at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis.  

Aug. 3, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein chat with former Baltimore Colt Bruce Laird about his effort to aid less fortunate former NFL players. Also, Maryland's executive director of sports Terry Hasseltine stops in to discuss Charm City's chances for another MLB All-Star Game, and Stan "The Fan" Charles has a one-on-one with Towson head football coach Rob Ambrose.   

July 27, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk with attorney Steven Silverman about the latest players' lawsuit against the NFL. PressBox fantasy football guru Ken Zalis talks camp battles and mock drafts. And the co-hosts take a look at Brain Sentry, a device aiming to minimize the risk of concussions in sports. 

July 20, 2014


Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk with Michael Olesker, who wrote a cover story about former Oriole Brady Anderson for PressBox's July issue. First-year Morgan State football coach Lee Hull shares his hopes for changing the program's fortunes, PressBox gaming writer Bill Ordine talks about how to double down and the co-hosts engage in another round of cross talk.


July 13, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein discuss the Orioles at the All-Star break with PressBox writer Paul Folkemer. Joe Platania stops by to preview the top stories heading into Ravens training camp, and Stan "The Fan" Charles talks with Maryland Live! Casino vice president of table games Neal Sloane.

July 6, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein preview the Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic with Corrigan Sports president Lee Corrigan. Also, PressBox reporter Steve Jones stops in to talk about the Terps' move to the Big Ten. Reporter Derek Wattay interviews NBA Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins, and Bill Ordine offers some helpful tips at the blackjack table. 

June 29, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk with substance abuse consultant Mike Gimbel about the dangers of painkillers and chewing tobacco in the world of sports. Former minor leaguer Brian Kowitz stops by to talk about his work with The Baseball Warehouse, and the co-hosts revisit their experiences at the second-annual Media Celebrity Announcer Day at Pimlico Race Course.

June 22, 2014


Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein chat with sports writer Pat O'Malley about Maryland's best amateur baseball players. Jeff Hinton of Home Team Snacks stops by, and Joe Plecker joins the guys to talk golf.

June 14, 2014


Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk with Hangout Ventures, LLC founder Tony Pente about OriolesHangout.com's new partnership with PressBox. Stan "The Fan" Charles chats with Maryland Live! Casino president and general manager Robert Norton, and the co-hosts discuss Orioles third baseman Manny Machado's apology and suspension in another segment of cross talk.

June 8, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk about asking the tough questions with 105.7 The Fan's Jerry Coleman. Steven Schoenfeld, LPGA director of marketing and corporate partnerships, stops by to talk about the LPGA's inaugural International Crown tournament, and Stevenson University men's soccer coach John Plevyak previews the World Cup.

June 1, 2014


Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein chat with author Tim Wendel about his latest book,  Down to the Last Pitch. University of Maryland student announcer John Vittas joins the show via Skype to talk Terps baseball, and our hosts go head-to-head on a variety of topics during another round of cross talk.

May 25, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk about the Baltimore Blast's move to the MASL with team president and general manager Kevin Healey. Bill West of the "Purple Pride Sports Show" stops in to preview the Ravens Roosts' 50th-annual convention and parade, and PGA teaching professional Joe Plecker, a PressBox contributor, drops by to talk about some hot topics related to golf.

May 18, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk with Towson University women's lacrosse coach Sonia LaMonica about the 2014 NCAA Division I women's lacrosse semifinals and championship, which will be held at Johnny Unitas Stadium May 23 and 25. Plus, Tyler Steinhardt joins the show to discuss the third-annual Shootout For Soldiers event, and Stan "The Fan" Charles catches up with Cal Ripken Jr.


May 11, 2014

Stan "The Fan" and Gary Stein chat with former Orioles catcher and Orioles Hall of Famer Chris Hoiles. Sports-themed jewelry designer Dana Hoiles also joins the show to talk about her newest venture into the world of wine, and, via Skype, Triple Crown announcer Larry Collmus  talks horse racing. 

May 4, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles talks with Baltimore Arena general manager Frank Remesch about the impact of the Ultimate Fighting Championship's first venture into Charm City. PressBox's Derek Wattay recaps Glover Teixeira versus Jon Jones at UFC 172, and FansFantasyFootball.com's Ken Zalis stops by with his projections for the Ravens' 2014 draft.  

April 27, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk Towson men's lacrosse with Tigers coach Shawn Nadelen. Also, Pimlico race analyst Gabby Gaudet stops in to chat about Triple Crown season. And the co-hosts discuss the re-retirement of Rolando McClain, the pace of America's favorite pastime and the Ravens' 2014 schedule.

April 20, 2014 

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein discuss the future of indoor soccer with Baltimore Blast owner Ed Hale. Bill West stops by to talk about the Council of Ravens Roosts' 50th anniversary celebration in Ocean City, and Ken Zalis shares his predictions for the Ravens' 2014 NFL Draft.


April 13, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein look back at the Towson University men's basketball team's 2013-14 season with coach Pat Skerry. Plus, the co-hosts discuss the Masters with golf pro Joe Plecker and discuss the hot topics for Baltimore sports fans. 


April 6, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk Orioles with The Baltimore Sun's Dean Jones. Plus, attorney Stephen Freedman discusses the possible legal implications for Ravens running back Ray Rice, and the co-hosts share their thoughts about the University of Maryland's move to the Big Ten and look back at Orioles Opening Day.

March 30, 2014


Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk Ravens and NFL free agency with BaltimoreRavens.com writer John Eisenberg. Plus, the Maryland Jockey Club's Mike Gathagan stops by with updates about the spring action at Pimlico and the Brigance Brigade's upcoming 5.7K run

March 23, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein discuss all things Ravens with Matt Zenitz of the Carroll County Times. Plus, the co-hosts preview the upcoming PNC Lacrosse Invitational with Booker Corrigan and break down the top local teams with PressBox's Tom Peace.


March 16, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein meet Kevin Payne, a 19-year-old from Parkton who is about to embark on a solo cross-country bike ride to raise awareness for Williams Syndrome. Plus, Stan talks with Stevenson men's lacrosse coach Paul Cantabene, and Stan and Gary discuss Ravens free agency, the Orioles and the Quicken Loans Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge. 

March 9, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk Orioles with MASN blogger Steve Melewski and discuss the Ed Block Courage Awards with the foundation's director of communications, Paul Mittermeier. Plus, Stan and Gary step outside the realm of Baltimore sports to chime in on some of the hot sports topics around the country.


March 2, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein catch up with UMBC men's lacrosse coach Don Zimmerman. Plus, the co-hosts discuss the Orioles' recent acquisitions and the latest NFL news, and talk with CountySportsZone.com's Roger Caplan. Stan "The Fan" Charles also highlights PressBox's new Cheer Smart campaign.


Feb. 23, 2014 


Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk with Towson University athletic director Tim Leonard about the upcoming Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball tournament. Plus, the co-hosts weigh in on hot topics from spring training, and Orioles scout Dean Albany joins the show to discuss Youse's Orioles.


Feb. 16, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles talks with Baltimore Blast assistant coach David Bascome about his Hope4Life Foundation. (To donate soccer gear, email Dbascome@thehope4lifefoundation.org.) Plus, former U.S. bobsled team trainer Michael Kelly talks about Olympic bobsledding, and "Inside PressBox" reporter Derek Wattay highlights UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones. 


Feb. 9, 2014

Stan "The Fan" charles and Gary Stein talk Towson football season with head coach Rob Ambrose and celebrate the fifth anniversary of BaltimoreSportsAndLife.com with founder Chris Stoner. Plus, jockey Trevor McCarthy talks about his successful season at Laurel Park, and Derek Wattay previews UFC 172.


Feb. 2, 2014

Gary Stein describes his role as the Super Bowl press box PA announcer, and Rich Dubroff of CSNBaltimore.com talks hot stove baseball. Plus, Stan "The Fan" Charles talks with Dr. Boris Kerzner of Health Trends Diagnostic about a test that could save your life.

Jan. 26, 2014

Stan "The Fan" and Gary Stein preview the Super Bowl and talk with Orioles vice president of marketing and communications Greg Bader about FanFest. Plus, Colonial Athletic Association commissioner Tom Yeager discusses the decision to move the CAA men's basketball tournament to Baltimore.


Jan. 19, 2014



Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk Towson University athletics with director of development Dan Crowley. Plus, the NFL Chick Syreeta Hubbard stops by to talk playoffs, Gabby Gaudet of the Maryland Jockey Club offers another edition of " Pillar to Post" and the co-hosts weigh in on MLB's suspension of Alex Rodriguez.

Jan. 12, 2014

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein discuss the "State of the Ravens" address, and PressBox columnist Jim Henneman gives an in-depth look at this year's Baseball Hall of Fame selections. Plus, Alvin Levi of the Sports Boosters of Maryland talks about the organization's upcoming events.


Jan. 5, 2014



Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein discuss the Ravens' 2013 season with The Baltimore Sun's Matt Vensel. Plus, Paul Folkemer looks ahead to the Orioles' outlook for 2014, Bill Ordine discusses the year in gaming and what to expect in 2014. 

Dec. 29, 2013

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk with Towson University football coach Rob Ambrose about the Tigers' run for their first-ever FCS championship. Gabby Gaudet of the Maryland Jockey Club joins the show with a look at the year's top Maryland-based apprentice rider, Victor Carrasco. Plus, Stan and Gary talk Ravens with The Baltimore Sun's Aaron Wilson.


Dec. 22, 2013



Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk Ravens with The Baltimore Sun's Jeff Jeff Zrebiec. Tom Chuckas of the Maryland Jockey Club discusses the state of the industry for Maryland's horse breeders and what's coming up for horse racing in 2014. Plus, the conversation gets heated as Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein go back and forth about Brian Roberts and other hot topics in the Baltimore sports world.

Dec. 15, 2013



Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk Ravens with PressBox beat reporter Joe Platania. Robert Goodman, senior associate commissioner of the Colonial Athletic Association, discusses the decision to bring the conference's men's basketball tournament to Baltimore. Plus,  HometownSmackDown.com's Derek Wattay goes inside the ring of Maryland Championship Wrestling for a special look at  Towson student and pro wrestler Jessika Keiser, aka Jessie Kaye.

Dec. 8, 2013

Stan "The Fan" Charles talks Ravens with The Baltimore Sun's Aaron Wilson and catches up with UMBC men's soccer coach Pete Caringi for a look back at the team's outstanding season. Vehicles for Change president Marty Schwartz joins the show to share the story of St. Frances Academy's Shamdu Nalls and how Vehicles for Change played a role in his football career. Plus, Stan "The Fan" Charles says farewell to former Orioles closer Jim Johnson.

Dec. 1, 2013

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk Ravens with The Baltimore Sun's Matt Vensel. Plus, Stan "The Fan" Charles sits down with Jonathan Ogden to reflect on his journey to the Hall of Fame, and PressBox reporter Joe Platania stops by for a surprise 50th birthday celebration.


Nov. 24, 2013


Maryland Jockey Club racing analyst Gabby Gaudet takes us beyond the betting windows at Laurel Park for an intimate look at Maryland's equestrian athletes. Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein also run the gamut of Baltimore sports, from Orioles pitching to complaining Ravens fans to college football and basketball. Plus, The Baltimore Sun's Aaron Wilson chimes in on the Ravens' play calling, leadership roles and playoff potential.


Nov. 17, 2013

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk Ravens with The Baltimore Sun's Jeff Zrebiec, from the re-emergence of the defense against the Bengals to whether backup quarterback Tyrod Taylor might get more playing time. Stan "The Fan" Charles previews the Baltimore Blast season with team president and general manager Kevin Healey, and new Towson University athletic director Tim Leonard discusses the future of the school's athletic program. Plus, the co-hosts take a look at the November print edition of PressBox. 


Nov. 10, 2013

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk with Joe Unitas about " Unitas We Stand," a movie highlighting the life of Johnny Unitas. Plus, The Baltimore Sun's Aaron Wilson shares his thoughts about a Ravens season on the brink, and Stephen Martino of the Maryland Lottery discusses the agency's regulatory role for the state's casinos. "Inside PressBox" also checks in on the Ravens-themed Baltimore Football Fan Boat, a raffle to raise money for Pathfinders for Autism.


Nov. 3, 2013


Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk Ravens with The Baltimore Sun's Matt Vensel. Plus, Michael Gibbons of the Babe Ruth Museum stops by to preview the upcoming Jonathan Ogden tribute event, and Bernie Walter of the Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame reviews this year's inductees.


Oct. 27, 2013

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk with Angela Showalter about the 4th Annual KidsPeace Trick-or-Trot 5K / 1 Mile Walk. Plus, former Colt Bruce Laird joins the show to discuss the $765 million settlement between the NFL and its retired players, and Ken Zalis offers a midseason fantasy football update.

Oct. 20, 2013

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk Ravens with The Baltimore Sun's Aaron Wilson. Plus, Bill West joins the show with a look ahead to the Council of Baltimore Ravens Roosts' 50th Anniversary Gala on Oct. 27. 

Oct. 13, 2013

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk Ravens with PressBox's Joe Patania and The Baltimore Sun's Matt Vensel. Plus, the co-hosts preview the sixth annual Biggest Little Tailgate Party with Ravens superfan "Fired-Up" and Terry Hickey, president and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake. 

Oct. 6, 2013

Stan "The Fan" Charles and Gary Stein talk Ravens with The Baltimore Sun's Jeff Zrebiec. Plus, Mike Pons of Country Life Farm looks ahead to Maryland Million Day at Laurel Park, and The Rubin Institute's Dr. Ronald Delanois discusses the 2013 Save-A-Limb Ride. 

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