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By Mike Klingaman and The Baltimore Sun | December 13, 2012
Baltimore's football teams haven't always lost on last-ditch field goals, as per the past two weeks. Sometimes, they've blocked those kicks. In 1978, with eight seconds remaining and the Colts leading 7-6, Denver tried a field goal. But defensive tackle Mike Barnes crashed through the Broncos' line, leaped and slapped the ball with his right hand, saving the day against the defending AFC champions. Thirty-four years later, Barnes recalls the play. "I knew I was going to block the kick when we lined up," the one-time Pro Bowl lineman said.
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By Mike Klingaman and The Baltimore Sun | December 13, 2012
Baltimore's football teams haven't always lost on last-ditch field goals, as per the past two weeks. Sometimes, they've blocked those kicks. In 1978, with eight seconds remaining and the Colts leading 7-6, Denver tried a field goal. But defensive tackle Mike Barnes crashed through the Broncos' line, leaped and slapped the ball with his right hand, saving the day against the defending AFC champions. Thirty-four years later, Barnes recalls the play. "I knew I was going to block the kick when we lined up," the one-time Pro Bowl lineman said.
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July 10, 1991
The Literacy Council of Carroll County Inc. recently raised $400 at a benefit sponsored by Carrie McFadden, owner of the Jazzercize franchise here.Jazzercize dancers raised the money from pledges for how long they would dance.A repeat performance is being planned for next year.Dianne Bennet, tutor with the council and a member of the board of directors, helped organize the event with McFadden.Ellen Horine of Westminster Graphics contributed artistic layout for the advertising, and the Carroll County Times and The Carroll County Sun donated space to publicize the event.
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By SAM SESSA | April 13, 2006
Hometown -- Reisterstown Current members --Bryan Barnes, vocals; Mike Barnes, guitar and vocals; Brent Kaminski, guitar; Mike Lawson, bass; Andy Cerdan, drums Founded in --2002 Style --rock Influenced by --Saves the Day, Thrice, Fairweather Notable --The Resolution, the group's first album, came out in late October on One Eleven Records, a Warner subsidiary. After months of touring, band members are itching to cut another record, though they know it will be a while before they get back into the studio.
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By Mike Jefferson and Mike Jefferson,Contributing Writer | April 25, 1993
Becky Robinson, a member of the Harford Gymnastics Training Center, placed second all-around at the Junior Olympic Regional 7 Championships in Reading, Pa., with a combined compulsory and optional score of 73.975.Robinson, competing in the Level 10 Junior Division for 14- and 15-year-olds, placed second on the balance beam (18.3), third in floor exercise (18.4), fifth on the vault (18.55) and sixth on the bars (18.725).Robinson has qualified for the Junior Olympic National Championships at UMBC on May 13-16.
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By Steven Kivinski and Steven Kivinski,Contributing Writer | October 27, 1994
Claude England may have lost a step since his playing days at the University of Maryland, but he's the one man everyone will be chasing when the Mid-Atlantic Tennis Association's Indoor 35-and-over Singles Championships begin tomorrow at the Cross Keys Tennis Club.A field of 32 players from the Mid-Atlantic region that encompasses Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, D.C., will begin play in the single-elimination tournament at 4 p.m. tomorrow. The event is open to the public.
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By Edward Lee and Edward Lee,SUN REPORTER | November 6, 2006
For a guy who used to shake up opposing quarterbacks, former Baltimore Colts defensive end Fred Cook found himself a little dazed and confused Saturday night. "I got lost last night," said Cook, who drove 14 hours from his home in Mississippi to Baltimore. "Baltimore's changed a lot. It seems like there are new highways here. I don't remember [Interstate] 395." Cook, who hadn't visited the city in almost a decade, can be forgiven, and judging by the number of Colts fans who lined up outside the Baltimore Football Alumni Tent yesterday before the Ravens' game against the Cincinnati Bengals, he was. Bill Dunn of Perry Hall, 47, brought an RC Cola can with Cook's playing card printed on the side of the can. Jeff Laumann brought 10 of Cook's trading cards to sign.
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By Marina Sarris and Tom Bowman and Marina Sarris and Tom Bowman,Staff Writers | July 22, 1992
ANNAPOLIS -- Maryland Democratic Party Chairman Nathan Landow is resigning to become a national fund-raiser for the Clinton-Gore campaign, making a graceful exit from a state organization disgruntled by his heavy-handedness.In his announcement yesterday, Mr. Landow, 59, denied his resignation had been spurred by long-standing disagreements with party officials, including a well-publicized shouting match with Gov. William Donald Schaefer at the Democratic National Convention in New York."That had no effect," Mr. Landow said of his spat with the #F governor over which one of them should announce Maryland's votes last week.
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,SUN STAFF | January 13, 1996
It was Dec. 19, 1976, and less than 10 minutes after the Pittsburgh Steelers had crushed the Baltimore Colts, 40-14 in an AFC playoff game at Memorial Stadium.Veteran safety Bruce Laird was in the shower, trying to wash away the memory of an embarrassing defeat when someone shouted, "A plane just crashed in the upper deck!""I really cursed the guy," Laird recalled. "I said, 'After all the bleep that happened to us today, you've got to tell a sick joke like that?' But it turns out, he was telling the truth.
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By John Dorsey and John Dorsey,Art Critic | July 20, 1993
It's Vast Wasteland time at Maryland Art Place. "TV Dinner: Channel to Channel" addresses itself to the timeworn but ever-relevant subject of television and the society by means of media ranging from drawings and paintings to -- what else -- television.While the messages here pretty much boil down to the same old indictment of TV's pervasiveness, mindlessness, violence, etc., if the work is valid it doesn't really matter that we've heard what it's saying.Ah, but is the work at MAP valid? It is possible to say that some of it is silly, boring, obvious or beside the point.
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By Mike Klingaman and Mike Klingaman,mike.klingaman@baltsun.com | November 4, 2009
For five years he manned the trenches for Baltimore, stalking quarterbacks and dropping ball carriers in their tracks. During the 1970s, few players could stuff the run like John Dutton, the Colts' 6-foot-7, 290-pound All-Pro defensive end. So what does Dutton do now? He sells stop signs. He used to be one. A member of Baltimore's celebrated "Sack Pack," Dutton helped the Colts to three straight AFC East championships (1975-1977). Driven by their young front four - Dutton, Fred Cook, Joe Ehrmann and Mike Barnes - those Colts won 31 of 42 regular-season games but lost each year in the conference playoffs.
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