Uni­tas new NFL pass­ing leader

Un­beaten UMBC men clinch NEC soc­cer ti­tle

Baltimore Sun - - SPORTS - By Mike Klinga­man mike.klinga­man@balt­sun.com twit­ter.com/MikeKlinga­man

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.

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 pass­ing­yardage 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 Park, 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 over­all pick 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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