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Ravens kicker Matt Stover reacts after booting the first of four fields goals in Sunday's 12-0 Ravens win at Cleveland Brown's Stadium.
Ravens kicker Matt Stover reacts after booting the first of four fields goals in Sunday's 12-0 Ravens win at Cleveland Brown's Stadium. (Doug Kapustin)

Oct. 1, 2000: Matt Stover's four field goals lead the Ravens (4-1) to a 12-0 win over the Browns in Cleveland. It's the second straight shutout for the Ravens, the first NFL team to do that in 15 years.

Sept. 25, 1993: A 55-28 football loss at Virginia Tech leaves Maryland (0-4) last in the nation in scoring defense, allowing 49.8 points a game.

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Sept. 25, 1983: Storm Davis and Tippy Martinez allow six hits as the Orioles clinch the American League East with a 5-1 win over the Brewers in Milwaukee. It's their 27th victory in 34 games.

Sept. 28, 1976: The Orioles' Wayne Garland wins his 20th game, 7-5 over Milwaukee in 11 innings at Memorial Stadium. Garland allows 15 hits and throws 155 pitches. Brewers starter Moose Haas (Franklin) is knocked out in the fourth inning.

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Sept. 29, 1964: The Bullets defeat the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team, 72-62, in an exhibition at the Civic Center. Gus Johnson scores 14 points against the Olympians, whose seven first-round NBA draft picks include Joe Caldwell and Jeff Mullins.

Sept. 27, 1941: One of Navy's biggest football teams — the Midshipmen average 193 pounds — opens with a 34-0 victory over William & Mary in Annapolis.

Sept. 30, 1923: Despite a grand slam by Babe Ruth, the Orioles, International League champions, defeat the New York Yankees, 10-6, in an exhibition at Oriole Park. Of Ruth's hit, The Sun reports, "The ball landed on the west side of Greenmount Ave., bounced over a passing street car and bounded along 29th St. until an automobile stopped it."

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Birthday

Sept. 25, 1927: Bill Pellington, hard-nosed linebacker who starred 12 years for the Colts, including the 1958 and 1959 championship teams. He died in 1994.

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