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  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Dec. 16-22

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Dec. 16-22

    Dec. 19, 2005: Kyle Boller, the Ravens’ beleaguered quarterback, passes for 253 yards and three touchdowns in a 48-3 win over the Green Bay Packers and the NFL’s No. 1 pass defense. On “Monday Night Football,” and before a record crowd (70,604) at M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore sets a team mark for...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Dec. 9-15

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Dec. 9-15

    Dec. 13, 2005: Maryland’s soon-to-be national champions rip Coppin State, 69-38, in women’s basketball at Comcast Center. Marissa Coleman (13 points), Shay Doron and Laura Harper (12 each) pace the Terps, who’ll finish 34-4. Dec. 12, 1999: In the Ravens’ 31-24 victory over the Steelers in Pittsburgh,...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Dec. 2-8

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Dec. 2-8

    Dec. 8, 1996: The Orioles sign free-agent left-hander Jimmy Key, then a four-time All-Star, to a two-year, $7.8 million deal. Key, 35, will win 16 games for Baltimore’s 1997 American League East champs. Dec. 3, 2001: Third-ranked Maryland defeats Connecticut, 77-65, to win the BB&T Basketball Classic...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Nov. 25-Dec. 1

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Nov. 25-Dec. 1

    Nov. 28, 1955: With their first-round NFL draft pick (ninth overall), the Colts grab Lenny Moore, a Penn State halfback who, The Sun predicts, “could furnish insurance for anticipated backfield needs.” Nov. 26, 1996: Second-ranked Monica Seles defeats No. 11 Mary Joe Fernández, 6-3, 7-5, in the...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Nov. 18-24

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Nov. 18-24

    Nov. 22, 1998: Priest Holmes rushes for 227 yards, an NFL season high, as the Ravens defeat the Bengals, 20-13, in Cincinnati. Nov. 23, 1974: Jockey Chris McCarron rides six winners at Laurel Park en route to a record 547 victories this year. His only loss this day is in a race won by Gregg McCarron,...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Nov. 11-17

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Nov. 11-17

    Nov. 11, 2012: The Ravens set a franchise single-game scoring record in a 55-20 win over the Oakland Raiders before an announced 71,339 at M&T Bank Stadium. Jacoby Jones scores on a 105-yard kickoff return for first-place Baltimore, which wins its 15th straight at home. Nov. 17, 1999: Maryland...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Nov. 4-10

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Nov. 4-10

    Nov. 7, 1977: Led by a smothering defense, the Colts edge Washington, 10-3, at Memorial Stadium. They intercept Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann twice and sack him five times, including twice each by John Dutton and Mike Barnes. Nov. 8, 1971: Duke sophomore Bob Wheeler (Dulaney) repeats as Atlantic...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Oct. 28-Nov. 3

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Oct. 28-Nov. 3

    Nov. 3, 2000: Despite his team’s dreadful offense — five straight weeks without a touchdown — Ravens owner Art Modell predicts they just might win their last seven games. “We could run the table,” Modell says. “I’m not promising, but it’s possible.” Baltimore complies, finishes 12-4 and wins the...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Oct. 21-27

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Oct. 21-27

    Oct. 27, 1971: The Orioles rout the Tokyo Giants, 10-1, for their third straight victory on their exhibition tour of Japan. Pat Dobson allows three hits, including a ninth-inning home run by slugger Sadaharu Oh that draws cheers from the crowd of more than 25,000. Oct. 23, 1963: The Bullets, Baltimore’s...

  • 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...

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