John McGraw

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 Charles, 26, the well-coiffed and popular sports director of WJZ-TV, resigns after four years to do the same job at WRC-TV in Washington.

June 26, 1970: Frank Robinson hits back-to-back grand slams — the third player ever to do so — in...