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By BILL TANTON | November 29, 1994
The Washington Bullets' practice at Bowie State yesterday was nearly over when coach Jim Lynam blew the whistle, interrupting the scrimmage.Lynam knelt on one knee and looked up at his No. 1 draft choice, Juwan Howard."
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By BARRY RASCOVAR | January 16, 1994
Kick-off time in the Great Stadium Tussle arrived last week in Annapolis. After the first few minutes of action, the tally board read: Schaefer 7, Cooke 3. This could be a high-scoring affair.Rapidly moving the ball down the field on his first possession, quarterback William Donald Schaefer connected with Philadelphia Eagles owner Norman Braman on a fly pattern that split the defense and resulted in the first score. Mr. Braman let the whole world in on a little secret: Two NFL owners he knows have told him they are serious about wanting to move their clubs to Baltimore.
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By LAURA VECSEY | May 5, 2003
ANOTHER SUITOR. Another city. Another stop on the Michael Jordan Savior Tour. Maybe this is a basketball midlife crisis the likes of which we've never quite seen before. It's not every day that the greatest player ever sputters into meltdown mode, giving the distinct impression of a man stumbling into uneasy middle age. Michael Jordan is on his way out not only as shooting guard but as the Washington Wizards' president, too? Hold on there, partner. It takes more than one attempt to divorce Jordan.
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By Sandra McKee and Sandra McKee,Evening Sun Staff | November 2, 1990
LANDOVER -- When looking at Washington Bullets general manager John Nash, there is little doubt he is a man with a wearing job.His brown eyes are puffy, with dark circles ringing them. He sits down for a 4:30 p.m. interview at 8 o'clock and apologizes for having to make it so late.His schedule is like that. He is a man on the go. Coach Wes Unseld said last night he fears for the man's ears. "He has a phone growing out of one of them," Unseld said, only half in jest.Nash is the man who has accepted the responsibility of rebuilding the Bullets into a title contender.
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By Alan Goldstein | November 22, 1992
LANDOVER -- The Washington Bullets announced yesterday they have extended the contract of general manager John Nash through the 1996-97 season. His contract would have expired after this season, with the Bullets having the option to renew."
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By Alan Goldstein | January 31, 1995
Vincent Pettway of Baltimore and Simon Brown of Mount Airy have agreed to fight for Pettway's International Boxing Federation junior middleweight title, but the site and date have not been determined.Abe Pollin, president of USAir Arena, offered promoter Don King the use of his Landover building rent-free to stage the championship match April 1. But a King spokesman said the promoter favors holding the fight as part of a cable television show in Boston on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, featuring Irish heavyweight Peter McNeeley.
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Sports Digest | December 26, 2011
NBA Pollin's widow wouldn't mind return to Bullets name Wizards: Abe Pollin 's widow and former team co-owner said recently that she wouldn't object if the new owner Ted Leonsis decided to return the team name to the Bullets. "I respect my husband's wishes. I love him very much. I miss him terribly. If the fans want to change it back — hey, why not?" Irene Pollin said. "To me, it's what do the fans want? What's going to please them? To me, they're the ones who support, care.
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By Sandra McKee | April 11, 1993
Despite reports that commissioner Gary Bettman has offered Washington Capitals general manager David Poile an executive position in the NHL office, Bettman last night denied any conversations with Poile or anyone else."
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By Jerry Bembry | January 6, 1994
LANDOVER -- It was a rumor that spread a week ago in New York, word that Washington Bullets coach Wes Unseld would either resign or be fired. Yesterday, owner Abe Pollin laid those rumors to rest.In a prepared statement, Pollin said Unseld would remain coach and that they will meet at the end of the season to re-evaluate the team."Despite recent losses, I feel that the Bullets can and will turn things around and be competitive the rest of the season," Pollin said in the statement. "Wes is the coach of this team.
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January 3, 2010
Gilbert Arenas said he used "bad judgment" in bringing guns into the Wizards locker room. He also denied that he gambles and said there are misconceptions in stories about a dispute between him and teammate Javaris Crittenton . His remarks came following the Wizards' 97-86 loss to the Spurs on Saturday night after two days of reports about the investigation into the guns he kept at the Verizon Center - and about an hour after the family...
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