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The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Oct. 14-20

The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Oct. 14-20

Oct. 20, 1985: Top-seeded Pam Shriver of Lutherville defeats defending champion Catarina Lindqvist of Sweden, 6-1, 7-5, to win the $175,000 Grand Prix tennis tournament in West Germany. Shriver, 23, doesn’t lose a set all week and accepts a Porsche instead of cash.

Oct. 15, 1983: “We’re the cardiac kids,” Maryland quarterback Boomer Esiason says after throwing a touchdown pass with 1:15 left to lift the Terps (5-1) past host Wake Forest, 36-33. For the day, Esiason passes for 293 yards and three scores.

Oct. 14, 1970: The Bullets win their NBA season opener,...

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