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Sun Remembers

  • The Sun Remembers: May 7-13

    The Sun Remembers: May 7-13

    This week in Baltimore-area sports

  • The Sun Remembers: April 30-May 6

    The Sun Remembers: April 30-May 6

    May 3, 1983: The Colts trade signing rights to Stanford quarterback John Elway, their No. 1 pick in the NFL draft who refused to play for them, to Denver. In return, Baltimore receives offensive lineman Chris Hinton, the Broncos' No. 1 selection; quarterback Mark Herrmann; and Denver's No. 1 pick...

  • The Sun Remembers: April 23-29

    The Sun Remembers: April 23-29

    April 26, 1999: Sun sports columnist John Steadman and former Orioles radio announcer Jon Miller are inducted into the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame in Salisbury, N.C. April 28, 1979: In a battle of lacrosse unbeatens, defending national champion Johns Hopkins...

  • The Sun Remembers: April 16-22

    The Sun Remembers: April 16-22

    April 19, 1997: With three selections in the first two rounds of the NFL draft, the Ravens choose defensive end Peter Boulware (Florida State) with the fourth overall pick, then take linebacker Jamie Sharper (Virginia) at No. 34 and safety Kim Herring (Penn State) at No. 58. All will start on Baltimore's...

  • The Sun Remembers: April 9-15

    The Sun Remembers: April 9-15

    There are four real blue-chippers, and we're going to get one of them," Ravens owner Art Modell announces before the NFL draft. Baltimore, which has the No. 4 pick overall, eyes Nebraska running back Lawrence Phillips, Illinois linebacker Kevin Hardy, Southern California wide receiver Keyshawn...

  • The Sun Remembers: April 2-8

    The Sun Remembers: April 2-8

    April 5, 1982: Cal Ripken Jr. hits his first major league home run and Eddie Murray hits a grand slam as the Orioles defeat the Kansas City Royals, 13-5, in their opener before a record 51,958 at Memorial Stadium.

  • The Sun Remembers: March 26-April 1

    The Sun Remembers: March 26-April 1

    March 29, 1971: The Bullets select Stan Love, whose brother, Mike Love, performs with the Beach Boys, as their No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. Love is a free-spirited 6-foot-9 forward from Oregon with a Fu Manchu mustache who'll play two seasons in Baltimore, averaging 7.2 points and 4.4 rebounds.

  • The Sun Remembers: March 19-25

    The Sun Remembers: March 19-25

    March 21, 2002: Owner Peter Angelos predicts the Orioles will play at least .500 baseball after going 63-98 in 2001. Instead, Baltimore loses its last 12 games and finishes with a 67-95 record, 361/2 games back in the American League East. March 25, 1997: The Maryland women's lacrosse team defeats...

  • The Sun Remembers: March 12-18

    The Sun Remembers: March 12-18

    March 14, 1979: Jim Traber, a three-sport standout from Wilde Lake, is named Scholar-Athlete of the Year by the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame. One of 85 candidates, Traber will play football at Oklahoma State and baseball for the Orioles for four...

  • The Sun Remembers: March 5-11

    The Sun Remembers: March 5-11

    Two Orioles managers are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame: Earl Weaver, who led Baltimore to four American League pennants and the 1970 world championship, and Ned Hanlon, who guided the Orioles to three straight National League titles in the 1890s

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