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  • Football: America's dangerous game

    Football: America's dangerous game
    We may never know exactly why Junior Seau died, of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, at his home in San Diego on May 2. Suicide is commonly the result of depression, and perhaps Mr. Seau had a mood disorder that had nothing to do...
  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    Classical concerts The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra's season-opening concerts will be held at 8 p.m. Sept. 28-29 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. The orchestra will be accompanied by British pianist Michael Roll for...
  • Terps tight end Matt Furstenburg named to watch list for John Mackey Award

    Terps tight end Matt Furstenburg named to watch list for John Mackey Award
    Maryland senior Matt Furstenburg has been named to the preseason watch list for the John Mackey Award, given to college football’s best tight end. Furstenburg, a consensus preseason first-team All-ACC selection, started all 12 games for the Terps...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Sept. 23 Run to help crime victims The 15th annual run to benefit a fund to assist crime victims in Anne Arundel County will take place in the morning. The event, sponsored by the Anne Arundel County State's Attorney's Office and Anne Arundel Bar...
  • 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...
  • Catching Up With ... Willie Richardson

    Catching Up With ... Willie Richardson
    It was, Willie Richardson said, the perfect send-off. Against Pittsburgh in 1971, the Colts' veteran caught two touchdown passes within two minutes to break open a 34-21 victory at Memorial Stadium. They would be the final TDs in a nine-year career...
  • Digest: Johns Hopkins football piles up Centennial honors

    Colleges Johns Hopkins football piles up Centennial honors Johns Hopkins nearly pulled off a clean sweep of the Centennial Conference's major football awards, landing the league's Offensive Player, Defensive Player and Coach of the Year honors. Senior...
  • The Sun remembers: Sept. 30-Oct. 6

    The Sun remembers: Sept. 30-Oct. 6
    Oct. 4, 2004: "It feels good," Priest Holmes declares after rushing for 125 yards and two touchdowns in the visiting Kansas City Chiefs' 27-24 upset of the Ravens, defending AFC North champions, in a "Monday Night Football" game. Holmes, a former Raven,...
  • Friends, fans and teammates pay respects to John Mackey

    Friends, fans and teammates pay respects to John Mackey
    Kevin Mackey surveyed the room filled with former Baltimore Colts who'd come to pay homage to his late father, John Mackey, and shook his head. "I'm blown away," he said. "The fact that all of these players would show up tells me that they had a lot of...
  • John Mackey: A revolutionary player on the field, a true force off of it

    John Mackey: A revolutionary player on the field, a true force off of it
    In death, legendary Baltimore Colts tight end John Mackey will undoubtedly be remembered for how he played the game. The 6-foot, 2-inch, 230-pounder who played from 1963 to 1972 set the standard for his position, combining speed and power like no tight...
  • Legendary Colts tight end John Mackey dies at 69

    Legendary Colts tight end John Mackey dies at 69
    John Mackey changed the game of football on and off the field. The former Baltimore Colt brought grace to a position that had been known for its brutality, and he made the first real headway in the NFL players' fight to earn a more equal share of the pie....