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  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports History for Jan. 28-Feb. 3

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports History for Jan. 28-Feb. 3

    Jan. 30, 1980: With five seconds remaining, Maryland’s Ernie Graham hits a 20-foot jump shot to give the Terps a 63-61 victory at Virginia. Maryland improves to 15-3; the Cavaliers, who get 12 points from 7-foot-4 freshman Ralph Sampson, fall to 16-5. Jan. 30, 1976: A Baltimore judge dismisses...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports, Jan. 21-27

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports, Jan. 21-27

    Jan. 24, 1981: The Mount St. Mary’s men’s basketball team, which had lost five games in a row to UMBC, routs the Retrievers, 101-58, in Emmitsburg. Durelle Lewis (18 points) stars for coach Jim Phelan’s Mountaineers, who improve to 14-1 and are ranked No. 5 in Division II. Jan. 26, 1977: The McCarron...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports, Jan. 14-20

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports, Jan. 14-20

    Jan. 14, 2001: The Ravens win their 10th straight, 16-3, over the Raiders in Oakland in the AFC title game to advance to the Super Bowl. Quarterback Trent Dilfer throws a 96-yard scoring pass to Shannon Sharpe, and Baltimore holds the losers’ league-best ground game to 24 rushing yards. Jan. 14,...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports, Jan. 7-13

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports, Jan. 7-13

    Anthony Mitchell, Frank Robinson and Bert Rechichar are part of This Week in Maryland Sports for Jan. 7-13

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports, Dec. 31-Jan. 6

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports, Dec. 31-Jan. 6

    Dec. 31, 2000: Jamal Lewis rushes for 110 yards and two touchdowns as the Ravens defeat Denver, 21-3, in a wild-card playoff game at PSINet Stadium. It’s the first postseason victory since 1971 for a team from Baltimore, which allows the Broncos to cross midfield just once. Jan. 4, 1977: Three...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week In Sports, Dec. 24-30

    The Sun Remembers: This Week In Sports, Dec. 24-30

    Mike Barnes, Red Holzman and Don Ohl are part of This Week in Maryland Sports for Dec. 24-30.

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports History for Dec. 17-23

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports History for Dec. 17-23

    Dec. 21, 1981: For the sixth time since Robert Irsay bought the Colts in 1972, the team has a new head coach. Hard-nosed Frank Kush replaces Mike McCormack, fired after a 2-14 season. Kush lasts three years and goes 11-28-1. Dec. 21, 1977: Sacrebleu, a 2-year-old colt, becomes the first offspring...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports History for Dec. 10-16

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports History for Dec. 10-16

    Dec. 12, 1996: The Orioles sign free-agent shortstop Mike Bordick, ending Cal Ripken Jr.’s reign at that position after 15-plus years. Ripken, 36, will play mostly third base for the last five seasons of his career. Dec. 14, 1976: Jockey Bryan Fann, 27, rides five winners at Laurel Race Course,...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports History for Dec. 3-9

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports History for Dec. 3-9

    Dec. 6, 1997: “I wanted to stay in Baltimore,” center fielder Brady Anderson says upon signing a five-year, $31 million contract with the Orioles. One year earlier, Anderson hit 50 home runs. Dec. 6, 1984: The Loyola College men’s basketball team christens Reitz Arena with an 87-73 victory over...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports History for Nov. 26-Dec. 2

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports History for Nov. 26-Dec. 2

    Nov. 30, 1988: A 6-4 American Hockey League win over the Adirondack Red Wings at Baltimore Arena gives the Skipjacks their seventh straight victory and 14th of the season — surpassing their total for all of 1987. Robin Bawa scores twice for Baltimore. Nov. 28, 1976: Bert Jones passes for three...

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