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  • 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...

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

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

    Nov. 22, 1987: For the second straight year, the Loyola College men’s soccer team upsets Virginia, 1-0, in the NCAA Division I tournament. Joe Barger scores for the Greyhounds (17-3-2), who advance to the quarterfinals, where they’ll lose to North Carolina. Nov. 24, 1971: In his first appearance...

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

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

    Nov. 16, 1986: The Loyola men’s soccer team upsets No. 1 Virginia, 1-0, in Charlottesville in the first round of the NCAA Division I tournament. Chris Webbert scores for the No. 13 Greyhounds (16-0-4), who’ll advance to the quarterfinals before losing to eventual champion Duke, 2-1. Nov. 13, 1977:...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports History for Nov. 5-11

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports History for Nov. 5-11

    Nov. 7, 1999: The Ravens crush the Browns, 41-9, in the first meeting of the teams in Cleveland since the original Browns moved to Baltimore for the 1996 season. Tony Banks throws a touchdown pass to Qadry Ismail and Rod Woodson returns an interception for a score as the Ravens win by the largest...

  • The Sun Remembers: Oct. 29-Nov. 4

    The Sun Remembers: Oct. 29-Nov. 4

    Nov. 2, 1996: “I can only go where I’m wanted,” Jon Miller says, announcing that he’s leaving after 14 years as the Orioles’ radio announcer because the team declined to renew his contract. Nov. 1, 1980: Maryland’s Charlie Wysocki rushes for 132 yards and a touchdown in a 24-0 win over North Carolina...

  • The Sun Remembers: Oct. 22-28

    The Sun Remembers: Oct. 22-28

    Oct. 22, 2000: For the fourth consecutive game, the Ravens fail to score a touchdown, losing, 14-6, to the Tennessee Titans before an announced 69,200 at PSINet Stadium. Baltimore (5-3) gets two field goals from Matt Stover, who has scored the team’s past 40 points. Oct. 22, 1988: Bowie State’s...

  • 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...

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