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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Corrections and Clarifications

    The "By The Numbers" box in Friday's Sports section about former Colt John Mackey incorrectly stated his number of career receptions. He caught 331 passes in his career. The Baltimore Sun regrets the error.
  • Roger Goodell, DeMaurice Smith to speak at Mackey memorial

    Roger Goodell, DeMaurice Smith to speak at Mackey memorial
    Two of the most influential men in the National Football League, commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ association executive director DeMaurice Smith, are scheduled to speak at a memorial service Saturday for John Mackey, the former Baltimore Colt...
  • With no voice, Brigance continues to spread his message

    With no voice, Brigance continues to spread his message
    Each week, we bring you a Q&A with a Ravens player, coach or team executive to help you learn a little more about the team. Today's guest is O.J. Brigance. O.J. Brigance sits at a table in Sullivan's Steakhouse, speaking with his eyes. Brigance...