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Sun Remembers

  • The Sun Remembers: Dec. 11-17

    The Sun Remembers: Dec. 11-17

    Dec. 14, 1997: In the last NFL game played at Memorial Stadium, the Ravens defeat the Tennessee Oilers, 21-19, before an announced 60,558. Baltimore (6-8-1) wins on a 15-yard touchdown pass from Eric Zeier to Derrick Alexander. Dec. 11, 1989: On the heels of a 19-17 upset win over Army, Navy fires...

  • The Sun Remembers: Dec. 4-10

    The Sun Remembers: Dec. 4-10

    Dec. 9, 1970: The Bullets rout the Milwaukee Bucks, 127-97, before an announced 10,655, the largest crowd of the season at the Civic Center. Center Wes Unseld has 25 points, 18 rebounds and nine assists and outplays Lew Alcindor (now Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) who, at 7 feet 2, is 7 inches taller. It's...

  • The Sun Remembers: Nov. 27-Dec. 3

    The Sun Remembers: Nov. 27-Dec. 3

    Nov. 28, 1980: Fourth-ranked Maryland opens its men's basketball season with an 86-64 rout of Navy before an announced sellout of 14,200 at Cole Field House. Buck Williams gets 27 points and 18 rebounds for the Terps, who win their 17th straight home game while giving coach Lefty Driesell his 400th...

  • The Sun Remembers: Nov. 20-26

    The Sun Remembers: Nov. 20-26

    Nov. 23, 1985: Senior Len Bias scores 23 points but fouls out in Maryland's basketball opener, an 84-72 win over visiting Northeastern. Reggie Lewis (Dunbar) scores 30 for the losers.

  • The Sun Remembers: Nov. 13-19

    The Sun Remembers: Nov. 13-19

    Nov. 14, 1965: Subbing for the injured Johnny Unitas, Colts quarterback Gary Cuozzo passes for five touchdowns — a club record — in a 41-21 win over the Vikings in Minnesota. It's the seventh straight victory for Baltimore (8-1).

  • The Sun Remembers: Nov. 6-12

    The Sun Remembers: Nov. 6-12

    Nov. 11, 1997: Ray Miller is named manager of the American League East champion Orioles after the resignation of Davey Johnson, who failed to get a contract extension. Miller, 52, of Takoma Park, was the team's pitching coach from 1978 to 1985 and in 1997.

  • The Sun Remembers: Oct. 30-Nov. 5

    The Sun Remembers: Oct. 30-Nov. 5

    Oct. 31, 2005: Before a national television audience, the Ravens lose, 20-19, to archrival Pittsburgh on a Steelers field goal with 1:36 left at Heinz Field. Matt Stover kicks four field goals for Baltimore (2-5), which drops its seventh straight road game.

  • The Sun Remembers: Oct. 23-29

    The Sun Remembers: Oct. 23-29

    Oct. 27, 2006: Matthew Centrowitz of Broadneck wins the Anne Arundel County boys cross country championship, finishing the 3-mile race 45 seconds ahead of his nearest challenger.

  • The Sun Remembers: Oct 16-22

    The Sun Remembers: Oct 16-22

    Oct. 18, 1967: In his NBA debut, rookie Earl Monroe scores 22 points — half of them in the first quarter — as the Bullets defeat the New York Knicks, 121-98, at the Civic Center.

  • The Sun Remembers: Oct. 9-15

    The Sun Remembers: Oct. 9-15

    Oct. 15, 1997: A 1-0 defeat of the Orioles at Camden Yards gives the Cleveland Indians the American League Championship Series, four games to two. The Orioles go 0-for-12 with runners in scoring position.

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