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  • Percy Nicholson, owned dry cleaners

    Percy Nicholson, owned dry cleaners
    Percy Nicholson, a retired co-owner of two West Baltimore cleaning establishments where he cared for the clothing of African-American performers who played the fabled Royal Theatre, died Monday of heart failure at Manor Care Falls Road. The Ashburton...
  • Both with winning seasons, Ravens and Orioles offer rare celebration for city fans

    Both with winning seasons, Ravens and Orioles offer rare celebration for city fans
    When the Ravens rolled to their second Super Bowl victory, fending off the San Francisco 49ers in the final seconds of the game, the storylines that defined an improbable season all found happy endings. Ray Lewis carried the Lombardi Trophy into the...
  • Earl Weaver will be memorialized Saturday in Florida

    Earl Weaver will be memorialized Saturday in Florida
    Orioles Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver will be memorialized Saturday in Davie, Fla., after a private, family-only ceremony tonight in South Florida. Weaver, 82, collapsed and died Friday night on a cruise ship. Weaver and his wife, Marianna, had...
  • Former Orioles, others attend Fla. memorial service for Earl Weaver

    Former Orioles, others attend Fla. memorial service for Earl Weaver
    The memorial service for Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver was held Saturday afternoon in Davie, Fla., near where Weaver spent his retirement years. Former Orioles attending the service included: Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson, Jim Palmer, Eddie Murray,...
  • The Sun remembers: Jan. 6-12

    The Sun remembers: Jan. 6-12
    Jan. 10, 1991: "We're a better team than we were yesterday," Orioles manager Frank Robinson says after the trade that brings slugging Houston Astros first baseman Glenn Davis to Baltimore in exchange for three young players — pitchers Curt Schilling...
  • September: Police officers, school leader, equine champ mourned

    September: Police officers, school leader, equine champ mourned
    Deputy Cpl. Charles B. Licato, a 14-year veteran of the sheriff's office was killed in a single vehicle accident near Darlington. Black bunting adorned the three Harford County Sheriff's Office buildings in Bel Air, Edgewood and Jarrettsville. Harford...
  • The Sun remembers: Dec. 9-15

    The Sun remembers: Dec. 9-15
    Dec. 10, 2000: A 24-3 defeat of the San Diego Chargers earns the Ravens their first NFL postseason berth. Trent Dilfer passes for two touchdowns for host Baltimore (10-4), which wins its fifth straight game and will win six more. "The playoffs are great,"...
  • The Sun Remembers: Nov. 25-Dec. 2

    The Sun Remembers: Nov. 25-Dec. 2
    Nov. 26, 2000: In a 44-7 victory over the visiting Cleveland Browns, the Ravens (9-4) score more points than they did in all of five games during October. Jamal Lewis rushes for 170 yards, Trent Dilfer passes for two touchdowns and Matt Stover kicks three...
  • Orioles and other teams slow to jump into offseason spending

    Orioles and other teams slow to jump into offseason spending
    Baseball’s winter meetings begin in earnest Monday, and this was supposed to be the year that a lot of the impact signings were made before the sport’s annual powwow. The thought was that changes in compensation for free agents would...
  • Lee MacPhail, former Orioles general manager, dies at 95

    Lee MacPhail, a Hall of Fame baseball executive who served as the Orioles' general manager from 1959 to 1965, died Thursday evening at his home in Delray Beach, Fla. He was 95. Mr. MacPhail, who was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1998, represented the...
  • The Sun Remembers: Oct. 7-13

    The Sun Remembers: Oct. 7-13
    Oct. 13, 1996: In the first contest between the Ravens and the team that deserted Baltimore nearly 13 years earlier, Indianapolis prevails, 26-21. Vinny Testaverde throws for three touchdowns for the Ravens, but quarterback Jim Harbaugh leads the Colts to...
  • Ex-Orioles reserve outfielder Dave May dies at 68

    Paul Blair remembers Dave May, who broke into baseball with the Orioles and spent 3-1/2 seasons here, as a skilled outfielder who was in the right place, but at the wrong time. "Unfortunately, when he got here (in 1967), there wasn't any room for him...