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Leroy Kelly

This week in sports Oct. 28-Nov. 3

This week in sports Oct. 28-Nov. 3

Oct. 31, 1995: The Orioles name former player Davey Johnson as manager a year after passing him over for Phil Regan, who led the Birds to a 71-73 finish. "I felt like there were a lot of stupid people out there," Johnson says of the snub, conceding that he thought of passing up this opportunity because of it. "Then I said, 'Who am I kidding? If they offer me that job, I'll crawl to Baltimore to take it.'" He'll run the club for two years and make the playoffs both times. Oct. 29, 1983: Boomer Esiason's two touchdown passes lift Maryland (7-1) to a 28-26 upset of third-ranked and previously undefeated North Carolina before 51,200 jubilant fans...