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Sun Remembers

  • The Sun Remembers: Feb. 19-25

    The Sun Remembers: Feb. 19-25

    Feb. 23, 2002: In Dave Cottle's debut as the team's men's lacrosse coach, Maryland defeats Hobart, 13-6, in College Park. Cottle, former coach at Loyola College, will lead the Terps for nine years and make eight appearances (but win no championships) in the NCAA tournament.

  • The Sun Remembers: Feb. 12-18

    The Sun Remembers: Feb. 12-18

    Feb. 13, 1968: Earl Monroe, the Bullets' flashy rookie guard, scores 56 points — a team record — but Baltimore loses the NBA game to the Los Angeles Lakers, 119-116, in overtime at the Civic Center.

  • The Sun Remembers: Feb. 5-11

    The Sun Remembers: Feb. 5-11

    Fighting cramps in both legs, sophomore guard Juan Dixon (Calvert Hall) makes two steals in the final 1 minute, 8 seconds to lead the Maryland men's basketball team past visiting North Carolina State, 78-73.

  • The Sun Remembers: Jan. 29-Feb. 4

    The Sun Remembers: Jan. 29-Feb. 4

    Feb. 1, 1995: Before a national TV audience, No. 5 Maryland defeats No. 15 Virginia, 71-62, in men's basketball at Cole Field House. Joe Smith, the celebrated 6-foot-10 center, scores 29 points, grabs 21 rebounds and blocks seven shots for the Terps (17-3).

  • The Sun Remembers: Jan. 22-28

    The Sun Remembers: Jan. 22-28

    Jan. 28, 2001: "This is the best defensive team ever to play the game," defensive tackle Tony Siragusa crows as the Ravens rout the New York Giants, 34-7, in Super Bowl XXXV in Tampa, Fla. Baltimore (16-4) intercepts four passes and allows the Giants just 33 second-half yards . Jan. 25, 1991: Old...

  • The Sun Remembers: Jan. 15-21

    The Sun Remembers: Jan. 15-21

    Jan. 19, 1999: "I don't throw [money] around liberally, but this seems to be a special man," Ravens owner Art Modell says upon signing new coach Brian Billick to a six-year, $9 million contract. Billick, 44, spent the previous five years as offensive coordinator for the Minnesota Vikings.

  • The Sun Remembers: Jan. 8-14

    The Sun Remembers: Jan. 8-14

    Jan. 10, 1973: "I'm expected to produce the long ball and drive in runs, and I'm confident I will — although maybe not every day," slugger Earl Williams tells reporters on his first trip to Baltimore since his trade to the Orioles from Atlanta in November. After two years here, Williams (36 homers,...

  • The Sun Remembers: Jan. 1-7

    The Sun Remembers: Jan. 1-7

    Jan. 4, 1985: David Robinson, Navy's 6-foot-11 All-America center, gets 21 points, 14 rebounds and a career-high 14 blocked shots as the visiting Midshipmen (6-3) trounce UNC Wilmington, 76-61

  • The Sun Remembers: Dec. 25-31

    The Sun Remembers: Dec. 25-31

    Dec. 31, 2000: Jamal Lewis runs for two touchdowns and Trent Dilfer passes for one as the Ravens (13-4) smother the Denver Broncos, 21-3, in a wild-card playoff win at PSINet Stadium. It's the first postseason home victory by a Baltimore team in 30 years.

  • The Sun Remembers: Dec. 18-24

    The Sun Remembers: Dec. 18-24

    Dec. 19, 1999: The Ravens (7-7) intercept four passes and hold New Orleans to 11 rushing yards rushing — a team record — in defeating the visiting Saints, 31-8. Kyle Richardson sets an NFL mark of 37 punts dropped inside an opponent's 20-yard line in a season.