Sept. 7, 2003: "I'd be lying if I didn't say I missed some throws I've got to make," rookie quarterback Kyle Boller says after the Ravens' 34-15 loss to the Steelers in Pittsburgh. Boller is intercepted on his third pass and finishes with a rating of 57.5 as the Ravens suffer their worst season-opening loss.
Sept. 6, 1980: Scoring a touchdown with six seconds remaining, Morgan State defeats Towson State, 14-10. A 1-yard plunge by James Fields wins it for the Bears.
Sept. 6, 1975: Maryland routs Villanova, 41-0, as sophomore quarterback Mark Manges passes for four touchdowns, a school record. It's the Terps' first opening-game victory in 10 years.
Sept. 9, 1963: The Bullets, Baltimore's new NBA team, begin practice at Fort Meade. "There was some heavy puffing when we ran around the football field, but that'll disappear in time," coach Bob Leonard says of his club, which will finish 31-49.