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The Sun Remembers: Oct. 30-Nov. 5

The Sun Remembers: Oct. 30-Nov. 5
Steelers fans wave their "Terrible Towels" during their win against the Ravens on Oct. 31, 2005, at Heinz Field. (Rick Stewart / Getty Images)

Oct. 31, 2005: Before a national television audience, the Ravens lose, 20-19, to archrival Pittsburgh on a Steelers field goal with 1:36 left at Heinz Field. Matt Stover kicks four field goals for Baltimore (2-5), which drops its seventh straight road game.

Oct. 31, 1999: UMBC's unbeaten men's soccer team wins its 17th game, defeating Mount St. Mary's, 3-1, at home to clinch the Northeast Conference title. Giuliano Celenza has two goals for the Retrievers, giving him a school-record 21 for the season.

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Nov. 2, 1985: Quarterback Kurt Beathard of Towson State throws for 466 yards and four touchdowns in a 27-24 victory at Lafayette. Beathard, who is 5 feet 9, completes 40 of 51 passes for the undefeated Tigers (7-0-1).

Oct. 30, 1973: Earl Weaver wins his first Associated Press American League Manager of the Year award after leading the Orioles to their fourth AL East title in five full seasons on the job.

Oct. 30, 1968: Earl Monroe's 25-foot jump shot with four seconds left in overtime gives the Bullets a 112-110 win over the San Francisco Warriors in an NBA game at the Civic Center. Baltimore had rallied to tie the game in regulation, scoring five points in the final nine seconds.

Oct. 30, 1966: Quarterback Johnny Unitas becomes the NFL's career passing-yardage leader in the Colts' 17-3 victory over the Rams in Los Angeles. Unitas throws for 252 yards and two touchdowns, giving him 28,375 yards all time to pass Y.A. Tittle.

Oct. 31, 1964: Navy's Roger Staubach completes 19 passes — a school record — but the Midshipmen lose, 40-0, to unbeaten Notre Dame in Philadelphia. John Huarte passes for three scores as the Fighting Irish hand Navy (2-4-1) its worst defeat in 15 years.

Nov. 2, 1954: Fisherman, ridden by Eddie Arcaro, wins the $65,000 Washington, D.C. International at Laurel Race Course, giving the United States its first victory in the three-year-old event.

Birthday

Oct. 30, 1950: Phil Chenier, chosen by Baltimore as the fourth pick overall in the 1971 NBA hardship draft. The shooting guard played nine years with the Bullets, scoring 17.9 points a game.

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