"Local" NFL Training Camps Begin – Deep Creek Lake teams

I wouldn’t be a very good football fan if I didn’t report that NFL teams of ‘local’ interest are back in training camp ๐Ÿ™‚ Of course, the Steelers pre-season games are always on local cable channels. The Redskins, however, aren’t available on our cable network. The solution:

Black Bear Tavern. Keith always has the games on and it’s a great atmoshpere to take in a game you may otherwise miss. I think the games being NEXT week.

And I guess I need to mention that the Ravens started camp, too….

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Western Maryland – north, south, west, but not east?

Frederick N. Rasmussen talks about the age old debate of whether Maryland is Northern or Southern in the Baltimore Sun. I got a kick out of the following about Western Maryland:

“Maryland is in many ways three states in one – all below the Mason-Dixon line, to be sure. Residents of far off Western Maryland, closer to Pittsburgh than Baltimore, tend to follow those professional sports teams. I remember being at Deep Creek Lake in the early 1980s trying to find a Baltimore newspaper and instead being confronted with stacks of Pittsburgh papers.”

Read the rest of the article here.

It’s true that most here tend to cheer more for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Penguins, & Pirates, though there are some of us who share our love of Pittsburgh sports with at least one other ‘Maryland’ team – my weakness is the Washington Redskins ๐Ÿ™‚ So the way I look at it, my two favorite football teams have 9 Super Bowls between them! I have come to think of my teams as the Steelskins:

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