Army hears speech, tops Navy
Terps rout Mids in men’s basketball opener, 86-64
DEC. 3, 1988: Army’s football team listens to a 1958 recording of a speech by Gen. Douglas MacArthur, then storms out and defeats Navy, 20-15, in Philadelphia.
NOV. 28, 1980: Fourth-ranked Maryland opens its men’s basketball season with an 86-64 rout of Navy before an announced sellout of 14,200 at Cole Field House. Buck Williams gets 27 points and 18 rebounds for the Terps, who win their 17th straight home game while giving coach Lefty Driesell his 400th career victory.
NOV. 29, 1970: After throwing five interceptions, Johnny Unitas passes 54 yards to John Mackey for the gamewinning touchdown with four minutes left as the Colts (8-2-1) defeat the visiting Chicago Bears, 21-20.
NOV. 27, 1969: A 118-116 victory over the Warriors in San Francisco gives the Bullets their ninth straight NBA win, tying a team record. Earl Monroe scores 29 points and Jack Marin 28.
NOV. 28, 1966: The world champion Orioles raise some ticket prices — box seats jump 35 cents to $3.25 — and trim others, including lower reserve seats (from $2.20 to $2).
DEC. 1, 1959: Bobo Brazil, one of the first successful black pro wrestlers, defeats two opponents — brothers Ed and Dane Miller — in the feature match at the Coliseum.
DEC. 2, 1952: Maryland quarterback Jack Scarbath is named Southern Conference Player of the Year. Scarbath (Poly), who led the Terps to a 7-2 record, also appears on Ed Sullivan’s TV show, “Toast of the Town,” as part of Collier’s AllAmerican team.
DEC. 3, 1914: Friends defeats Park, 39-2, in its basketball season opener. Evan Matthews scores 20 points for the Quakers, who lead 25-0 at halftime.
NOV. 27, 1961: Randy Milligan, onetime Orioles first baseman who, on April 17, 1992, hit the first grand slam at Camden Yards.