March 28, 2009: In the longest lacrosse game in
March 30, 2002: "I believe in myself," guard Juan Dixon says after leading Maryland to a 97-88 basketball victory over Kansas in the NCAA semifinals in Atlanta. Dixon, from Calvert Hall, scores 33 as the Terps (31-4) advance to the championship game against Indiana.
March 28, 1999: Playing before an announced 50,000 in Havana, the Orioles defeat a team of Cuban amateurs, 3-2, in 11 innings. The goodwill game is witnessed by Birds owner
March 29, 1996: It's official — Baltimore's new
March 29, 1984: The
March 30, 1953: The
March 26, 1953: In a blockbuster trade, the Colts send five players to the
March 29, 1948: For the more than 16,500 fans who pack Bowie Race Course on Opening Day, it's an unusual beginning: The starting gate breaks down after the first race. "Every start thereafter was a rodeo as the horses bumped away from the starting mark," The Sun reports.
March 30, 1909: The Associated Press reports that Baltimore's Joe Gans, 34, former lightweight champion of the world, has
March 24, 1959: Renaldo Nehemiah, former Maryland track star and five-time All-American who won three NCAA titles and four national championships. Twice in 1979, he set world records in the 110-meter hurdles.