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Museum show tells story of father-son collection

This Oct. 22, 2014 shows curator Jo Briggs looking at a wall of paintings at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore that’s part of a new installation called “From Rye to Raphael.” The show, opening Sunday, tells the story of William Walters and his son Henry, who amassed a collection of everything from antiquities to fine art. The Walters’ fortune came from rye whiskey, railroads and banking. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)

BALTIMORE (AP) — William Walters made a fortune in rye whiskey, railroads and banking in the 19th century, and along the way he also developed a passion for collecting art and antiquities. His son Henry was an avid collector, too, and built a memorial to his father in Baltimore to display their treasures.

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Minnesota, newcomer Maryland B10’s surprise teams

Minnesota quarterback Mitch Leidner (7) hands off the ball to running back David Cobb (27) during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Purdue, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Minneapolis. Minnesota won 39-38. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)

Minnesota is 3-0 in Big Ten play for the first time since 1990. Big Ten newcomer Maryland has won two of three conference games and is within striking distance of Michigan State and Ohio State in the East.

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Maryland knows it must stop Wisconsin’s run game

Maryland defensive lineman Darius Kilgo (97) hits Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock (15) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in College Park, Md. Maryland won 38-31. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s defense has one imposing objective Saturday at Wisconsin: neutralize running back Melvin Gordon and the nation’s leading rushing attack.

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Davis scores 14 in Pelicans’ win over Wizards

Washington Wizards' Kevin Seraphin, right, is squeezed between New Orleans Pelicans' Alexis Ajinca, back, and Austin Rivers in the second half of an NBA basketball game  Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Baltimore.(AP Photo/Gail Burton)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Anthony Davis scored 14 points and Ryan Anderson had 11 as the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Washington Wizards 88-84 on Monday night in the next-to-last preseason game for both teams.

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First-place Ravens impress on both sides of ball

Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs celebrates after sacking Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan in the end zone for a safety in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — One week after the Baltimore Ravens’ offense put up 38 points in the first half at Tampa Bay, the defense took a shutout deep into the fourth quarter against Atlanta.

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