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  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Aug. 12-18

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Aug. 12-18

    Aug. 16, 2003: In the Ravens’ 13-10 preseason victory in Atlanta, linebacker Adalius Thomas tackles Falcons quarterback Michael Vick, breaking the latter’s leg. Aug. 15, 1993: New York defeats the Orioles, 1-0, at Yankee Stadium on a home run by Don Mattingly. The ball is caught by a 16-year-old...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for August 5-11

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for August 5-11

    Aug. 5, 2000: In his Ravens debut, having signed as a free agent, veteran tight end Shannon Sharpe catches a 7-yard touchdown pass in a 16-13 win over the Philadelphia Eagles at PSINet Stadium. It’s the ninth straight preseason victory for Baltimore. Aug. 8, 1997: A 6-2 victory over the host Anaheim...

  • The Sun Remembers: This week in Maryland sports history for July 29-Aug. 4

    The Sun Remembers: This week in Maryland sports history for July 29-Aug. 4

    Aug. 4, 1988: “We’ve stepped it up a notch or two,” manager Frank Robinson says as the lowly Orioles defeat the Cleveland Indians, 5-0, for their third straight win before an announced 21,543 at Memorial Stadium. Dave Schmidt, the 11th pitcher to start a game this year, gets the win as Baltimore...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for July 22-28

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for July 22-28

    July 23, 1996: A crowd of about 200, including Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening, attend groundbreaking ceremonies for Baltimore’s $200 million football stadium that will house the Ravens. July 22, 1988: Subbing for manager Frank Robinson (back pain), Elrod Hendricks holds a 15-minute team meeting...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for July 15-21

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for July 15-21

    July 15, 1996: “It’s time to show them what I can do,” rookie linebacker Ray Lewis says as the just-signed first-round draft pick arrives at Ravens training camp in Westminster wearing gold earrings, gold sunglasses and a gold necklace. July 17, 1992: Mike Mussina, 23, pitches a one-hitter as the...

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