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Sun Remembers

  • The Sun Remembers: Oct. 15-21

    The Sun Remembers: Oct. 15-21

    Oct. 20, 2002: With 10 seconds remaining, Will Demps intercepts a pass at the Ravens’ 1-yard line to clinch a 17-10 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars at Ravens Stadium. Oct. 18, 1986: Make it 28 consecutive losses for the Morgan State football team as Towson defeats the Bears, 21-0, at Hughes...

  • The Sun Remembers: Oct. 8-14

    The Sun Remembers: Oct. 8-14

    Oct. 8, 1983: The Orioles win their sixth American League pennant, defeating the White Sox in Chicago, 3-0, in 10 innings to take the AL Championship Series, three games to one. Tito Landrum’s solo home run breaks the ice. Oct. 10, 1975: In the first night football game played involving a Baltimore...

  • The Sun Remembers: Oct. 1-7

    The Sun Remembers: Oct. 1-7

    Oct. 6, 1998: Archbishop Curley's soccer team scores its 10th consecutive shutout, 7-0 over John Carroll in a Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference game. Danny Colosino (two goals) and Santino Quaranta (one goal, three assists) lead the Friars. Oct. 2, 1989: More than 1,000...

  • The Sun Remembers: Sept. 17-23

    The Sun Remembers: Sept. 17-23

    Sept. 22, 1981: The Oakland Mills’ boys soccer team wins its 24th consecutive game, 2-1, over Calvert Hall, the defending Maryland Scholastic Association AA champion, at Howard High. Brothers Rich and Rob Ryerson score for Oakland Mills, the two-time defending state Class B champ. Sept. 22, 1979:...

  • The Sun Remembers: Sept. 10-16

    The Sun Remembers: Sept. 10-16

    Sept. 14, 1985: Delaware’s football team stuns Navy, 16-13, in Newark. Rich Gannon, the Blue Hens’ quarterback, completes 15 of 19 passes and runs for two touchdowns. Napoleon McCallum rushes for 153 yards and two scores for the Midshipmen. Sept. 15, 1977: The second-place Orioles forfeit a game...

  • The Sun Remembers: Sept. 3-9

    The Sun Remembers: Sept. 3-9

    Sept. 6, 1998: “Our fans deserve better,” linebacker Ray Lewis says after the Ravens lose, 20-13, to the Pittsburgh Steelers before an announced 68,847 in the first regular-season game played in the $223 million Ravens Stadium. Baltimore scores its first touchdown with less than three minutes remaining....

  • The Sun Remembers: Aug. 27-Sept. 2

    The Sun Remembers: Aug. 27-Sept. 2

    Aug. 31, 2004: “I’m here for a Super Bowl,” says Deion Sanders, 37, an eight-time Pro Bowl cornerback, who signs a one-year, $1.5 million contract with the Ravens. In his two years here, however, Baltimore fails to make the NFL playoffs. Aug. 31, 1997: For the first time, Baltimore hosts both a...

  • The Sun Remembers: Aug. 20-26

    The Sun Remembers: Aug. 20-26

    Aug. 21, 1989: Jeff Ballard defeats the Milwaukee Brewers, 5-0, at Memorial Stadium and becomes the first Oriole ever to pitch a shutout without a strikeout or walk. Aug. 23, 1979: Jockey Phil Grove rides five winners at Timonium Race Course, one of them Hot Slippers, a 5-year-old mare who hadn’t...

  • The Sun Remembers: Aug. 13-19

    The Sun Remembers: Aug. 13-19

    Aug. 17, 1999: “I was very happy that it happened at home,” Orioles reliever Jesse Orosco, 42, says after setting a major league record for appearances by a pitcher (1,072) in an 8-3 win over the Minnesota Twins before an announced 40,485 at Camden Yards. Aug. 19, 1981: Renaldo Nehemiah, former...

  • The Sun Remembers: Aug. 6-12

    The Sun Remembers: Aug. 6-12

    Aug. 8, 1998: The Ravens christen their $220 million stadium with a 19-14 preseason victory over the Chicago Bears before an announced sellout of 65,938. Matt Stover scores the first points on a 46-yard field goal for Baltimore. Aug. 7, 1988: A three-run home run by Elrod Hendricks, 47, off 1981...

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