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  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Oct. 14-20

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Oct. 14-20

    Oct. 20, 1985: Top-seeded Pam Shriver of Lutherville defeats defending champion Catarina Lindqvist of Sweden, 6-1, 7-5, to win the $175,000 Grand Prix tennis tournament in West Germany. Shriver, 23, doesn’t lose a set all week and accepts a Porsche instead of cash. Oct. 15, 1983: “We’re the cardiac...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Oct. 7-13

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Oct. 7-13

    Oct. 9, 1977: Trailing 28-10, the Colts rally to defeat Miami, 45-28, in a battle of unbeatens. Bert Jones passes for four touchdowns and linebacker Ed Simonini recovers two Dolphins fumbles as Baltimore celebrates “John Unitas Day” at Memorial Stadium. Oct. 12, 1983: Willard Scott, a colt named...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Sept. 30-Oct. 6

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Sept. 30-Oct. 6

    Oct. 5, 1996: Despite 23 strikeouts — a major league record for most whiffs in a victory — the Orioles defeat the Indians, 4-3, in 12 innings in Cleveland to advance to the American League Championship Series. Three players — Rafael Palmeiro, Bobby Bonilla and Pete Incaviglia — strike out four...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Sept. 23-29

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Sept. 23-29

    Sept. 24, 2000: In a 37-0 home victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, the Ravens set team records for both fewest yards allowed rushing (4) and passing (90). It’s also the first breakout game for rookie Jamal Lewis, who rushes for 116 yards. Sept. 24, 1997: “We did it. We went wire-to-wire,” manager...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Sept. 16-22

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Sept. 16-22

    Sept. 21, 1997: Vinny Testaverde passes for three touchdowns, Matt Stover kicks five field goals and the Ravens force five fumbles and recover four in a 36-10 victory over the Tennessee Oilers before 17,737 in Memphis. It’s Baltimore’s third straight win. Sept. 22, 1979: Five field goals by Dale...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Sept. 9-15

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Sept. 9-15

    Sept. 15, 1973: Cleveland Cooper rushes for 175 yards and two touchdowns and Navy’s defense compiles five sacks and six interceptions in a 37-8 romp over Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va. It’s the first victory for George Welsh, the Midshipmen’s new coach. Sept. 15, 1972: A three-run,...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Sept. 2-8

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Sept. 2-8

    Sept. 5, 1997: In the longest nine-inning game in big league history, the first-place Orioles defeat the Yankees in New York, 13-9. Brady Anderson and Geronimo Berroa each get three hits and Rafael Palmeiro hits his 33rd home run in a game that lasts 4 hours, 22 minutes. Sept. 7, 1985: Seventh-ranked...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Aug. 26-Sept. 1

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Aug. 26-Sept. 1

    Aug. 28, 2000: “I’ll continue to do what I’ve been doing. I’ll be me. I won’t change,” Ravens tackle Jonathan Ogden says after signing a six-year, $44 million contract extension, making him the highest-paid offensive lineman in NFL history. Sept. 1, 1970: Jesse Davidson rides four winners at Timonium...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Aug. 19-25

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Aug. 19-25

    Aug. 21, 1985: Despite a 10-run third inning in which the first eight batters reach base, the Orioles must hang on to defeat the Mariners, 11-8, in Seattle. Eddie Murray has three hits and three RBIs. Aug. 24, 1969: In the men’s final of the Baltimore Country Club grass-court pro tennis tournament,...

  • 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...

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