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  • The Sun Remembers: June 25-July 1

    The Sun Remembers: June 25-July 1

    June 30, 1999: Maryland basketball star Steve Francis is the second overall pick in the NBA draft. A second-team All-American from Takoma Park, Francis is taken by the Vancouver Grizzlies. The 6-foot-3 guard will play nine seasons in the league and average 18.1 points a game. July 1, 1976: Nick...

  • The Sun Remembers: June 18-24

    The Sun Remembers: June 18-24

    This week in Baltimore sports.

  • The Sun Remembers: June 11-17

    The Sun Remembers: June 11-17

    June 14, 2000: The Ravens sign O.J. Brigance, 30, a free-agent linebacker who played four years with the Miami Dolphins. Familiar to city fans, Brigance helped the Baltimore Stallions win the Canadian Football League's Grey Cup in 1995. June 17, 1984: Gary Roenicke's grand slam defeats the Yankees,...

  • The Sun Remembers: June 4-10

    The Sun Remembers: June 4-10

    June 6, 1993: After a benches-clearing, 20-minute brawl between the Orioles and Seattle Mariners, seven players are ejected in Baltimore's 5-2 victory at Camden Yards. The Orioles' Rick Sutcliffe, Alan Mills and David Segui are ousted for throwing punches in a fight triggered by pitchers on both...

  • The Sun Remembers: May 28-June 3

    The Sun Remembers: May 28-June 3

    June 1, 1996: Jonathan Ogden, the NCAA indoor shot put champion, finishes 11th outdoors, ending his chances of making the Summer Olympics. Instead, the Ravens' No. 1 draft pick will report to training camp in Westminster. June 3, 1980: "It was a long time coming but it sure felt nice," says Milwaukee's...

  • The Sun Remembers: May 21-27

    The Sun Remembers: May 21-27

    This week in Baltimore-area sports

  • The Sun Remembers: May 14-20

    The Sun Remembers: May 14-20

    This week in Baltimore-area sports

  • 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...

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