St. Mary's County Times August 10, 2017 - Page 11

Thursday, August 10, 2017 The County Times Blackbirds and the Big Baller The NBA and NHL are on hiatus. The NFL just re- sumed playing practice games. MLB is nearing its stretch run, but the playoffs and the World Series still seem far away. These are the summer dol- drums of sports, a time when not much of anything significant happening. But there’s still a lot going on. With QB Joe Flacco having back is- sues, the Baltimore Ravens are, as of this writing, considering signing quarterback, and NFL enemy-of-the-state, Colin Kae- pernick. Head coach John Harbaugh and General Manager Ozzie Newsome – gentlemen whose job security hinges on winning games - are reportedly on-board; owner Steve Bisciotti – a guy who’s ten- ured for life - is fr&W6W'fF2शWW&6b6W'6R2&Vr&6Ц&VB'FRdf"2FV&FW7G07B6V6F2FW7FR77W&6W2FBPvVF( B6FVRFR&FW7G2F2V"VvR&66GFFRvW"v0FR&&6RFV&6R2&W7VRv6PFV2rFRVwVRVFW'2'&W7G0&V6VBV'2Bv6rfBFWB7FGVRb&Wv2W"vFVFVFfBW&FW"6&vW2WG6FPbeB&7FFV2B7VFFV&7Bb&666V6RFW7FRFBGRЦ&W2G&6&V6&B&66GF266W&V@FBWW&6W"vV6VgVǐ&FW7FVBGW&rFRFFVF&6Rv&VW72brVf&6VVN( 2G&VBЦVBb֖&FW2v7FFR&fV>( '&BBFv''FVvB&V6VBff'V&66GFfVBFR֖vGB6VBFBfƷ2( &f"W>( vPRVVBFV66WW&67WW"RvBFW2'&Vg&VrFW'0F&VvfW'&VB6W77VW2( 2ƖPrVf&6VVBB֖&G&VF2ЧFV&66GFF&Vv2fW'vVЦrfF&6VG'VFRVFR&RWW&6v'6W'fRF26&7W0B66VFRFB&F&RvFG0F7VVFVB֗77FW26( Bv'F26W"Чf6W2ƖfRB7'G26WFW2FP6&7FW"bFRVFvW'2f26'BbF6P&VrVFvVBVVvbFBFf"&2ЧFW"bFR7&ऒfVBF2wW( 27BFV6RRv26&Vg&W6rWG&vVW2B7B"ЧFFǒgV26Gv2FV&F&R'W@RvfRRVVvv2B6֖W2FЦF6FRFB2&Vf"v27FǒFwVRЦ6VV7B'fFW"VBW6ffVRB6W&FVW7FVB0&VFr62vfV2V&6VB"ЦWFrb26G&V'WB'66VG02&2F( B6VVF֖BFFV"7&VFBB^( 26W'Fǒ&W6VBBffVBFV"ƗfW2Br6VBRB&W7V7@wWv&Fǒ6VvVBFR6VW 6W7F&Ɨ6VBB7&VFVB0v&r&W"'&BBCCR6W2Rv2W&6W&v2&( 2f'7B67W67W'&VBgFW"26( 2T4FV7BFVGV6FR&6FW72FW&VBvV6VB&WBFRFVfVB&&V&VB( &VƗ7F6ǒR6( Bv6Ч6vFF&VRvFRwW2&V6W6RFRf@7VVB2F6r( 7F&( 2VfVBW70Ɩ6W2B&RF&VB7FW&VGRWЧ&W76VB"F7FR&VVfBbFRFV'@W&V'WFVFVN( `'WB&v6( BFRF&vr6FRvR66r26V( 2PFV7BvVV&&V6VfVBFV66fV( fg&fVRff6&( 27BЦvR&V7F&Bv6R67W6V@FRff6b&VrWBb6RVVƒЦfVBBG'rFfW"6V6FRf"W vVFW"'&Vr&B&r&Bf &v2F7GW&&r( 2f"&WB&( 0G66F6Bv6( BgVBFW&P6VB&R֗6FW'&WFFBv26WЦ7BB6RगN( 2f"rFVW7FFRVF&WG`&( 2f&B7B2B7GVǒ6RЧFr67FW"6VB'V#2R6ƖBfFW""WFfRbFVFVB632FW&R&RF2Rfb6VB&W@vFRW'32FRWG&vVW2W7FW"'VǒF6wV6S֗6w7CVvЦ2BV'CN( 27FFV&ǒF6'WBVF&&fW2F&RRbF6PFw2( FW'Fr2&'&RF&&FR'WB&R&( 26ǒƖRfFW6PFW26VV7G&vVǒFFVBFv&BVvЦ66V6FfR&r'VƖW2@v&G2bR&VƖWfR6VB6VG2F&DwW$v67'G0