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The Sun Remembers: Dec. 8-14

The Sun Remembers: Dec. 8-14

Dec. 10, 2000: "One word. Two syllables. Playoff. It feels real good," tight end Shannon Sharpe says after the Ravens defeat San Diego, 24-3, at PSINet Stadium to clinch a postseason berth for the first time. Trent Dilfer throws touchdown passes to Brandon Stokley and Qadry Ismail, and Baltimore forces five turnovers by the Chargers. Dec. 13, 1986: Though stricken with brain cancer, Gus "Honeycomb" Johnson attends a ceremony during a sold-out Bullets game at the Capital Centre in which the team retires his No. 25 jersey on his 48th birthday. "This is something I've never had a hard time doing —talking. God speed to all of you," says Johnson, a...