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January 27, 1992
BASKETBALL National Basketball Association * PHILADELPHIA 76ERS -- Activated Brian Oliver, guard, and Jayson Williams, forward, from the injured list. Placed Jeff Ruland, center, on the injured list.Continental Basketball Association * RAPID CITY THRILLERS -- Traded Irving Thomas, forward, to the Birmingham Bandits for the rights to Tony Dawson, forward, and 1992 third-round draft pick. Signed Carlton McKinney, guard-forward.HOCKEYNational Hockey League * DETROIT RED WINGS -- Recalled Keith Primeau, forward, from Adirondack of the American Hockey League.
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By Mike Klingaman, The Baltimore Sun | September 16, 2013
On game nights like Tuesday, the televisions in Gary Rissling's restaurants show Washington Capitals' hockey contests. But he'd gladly tune in to watch a local team, should Baltimore one day get back on the ice. "Can you imagine a rink built beside M&T Bank Stadium, with a team playing hockey in a tough Ravens' style?" said Rissling, of Monkton, a hard-nosed forward who played for the Skipjacks from 1982-87. Owner of three Silver Spring Mining Company restaurants, he plans to attend Tuesday night's National Hockey League preseason game, dubbed the Baltimore Hockey Classic, between the Capitals and Boston Bruins at the Baltimore Arena (7 p.m.)
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February 27, 1992
BASEBALL American League* BALTIMORE ORIOLES -- Signed Richie Lewis, pitcher, to a one-year contract.* OAKLAND ATHLETICS -- Signed Reggie Harris, Johnny Guzman, Scott Erwin and Gavin Osteen, pitchers; Ron Witmeyer, infielder; and Henry Mercedes, catcher, to one-year contracts.National League* CHICAGO CUBS -- Agreed to terms with Shawn Boskie, Jeff Hartsock and Heathcliff Slocumb, pitchers.* CINCINNATI REDS -- Signed Reggie Sanders, outfielder, to a one-year contract.* NEW YORK METS -- Agreed to terms with Terry Bross and Wally Whitehurst, pitchers, and Terrel Hansen, first baseman, on one-year contracts.
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Sports Digest | August 21, 2013
Et cetera After 1 round, Pa. golfer leads AJGA event in Ellicott City Seeking his first American Junior Golf Association title, Kevin Conners of Downingtown, Pa., posted an opening-round 3-under-par 68 to lead the field by one stroke at the Jos. A. Bank/David Leadbetter Championship on the par-71 Original Course at Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City. In the Girls Division, Khushboo Thiagaraj of Haymarket, Va., leads by four strokes. Conners started strong, recording three birdies on the front nine for a 3-under 33 at the turn.
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September 26, 1993
BaseballKansas City Royals -- Announced the retirement of 1B/DH George Brett and named him vice president.Montreal Expos -- Purchased the contract of P Brian Looney from Double-A Harrisburg. Placed 1B Greg Colbrunn on the 60-day emergency DL with an injured right elbow.FootballGreen Bay Packers -- Placed G Rich Moran, T Tunch Ilkin, LB Keo Coleman and CB Muhammed Oliver on the inactive list.Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Placed RB Gary Anderson, RB Rudy Harris, OL Mike Sullivan and OL Sean Love on the inactive list.
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March 5, 1993
BaseballAtlanta Braves -- Renewed the contracts of OF Deion Sanders and C Francisco Cabrera.Cleveland Indians -- Agreed to terms with OF Albert Belle on a three-year contract.Toronto Blue Jays -- Agreed to terms with 1B Domingo Martinez, IF Luis Sojo and pitchers Juan Guzman, Bob MacDonald and Paul Menhart on one-year contracts.BasketballDallas Mavericks -- Named Quinn Buckner coach and signed him to a five-year contract, effective next season. Signed G Jimmy Jackson to a six-year contract.
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March 29, 1993
Washington Capitals general manager David Poile said yesterday it might be time to cut the team's minor-league program in half.Poile said the team will lose two players in the expansion draft, has a number of minor-league players whose contracts won't be renewed, and face a thinner college draft because more teams will be drafting."
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October 21, 1993
BaseballColorado Rockies -- Named Keli McGregor senior director of operations.New York Yankees -- Outrighted the contract of P Rich Monteleone to Triple-A Columbus; announced they will not pick up the option on the contract of P Mike Witt.BasketballRochester Renegades (CBA) -- Acquired the rights to F Sidney Green from the Fargo-Moorhead Fever for future considerations.FootballAtlanta Falcons -- Announced the retirement of RB Eric Dickerson. Signed CB Lemuel Stinson.Cleveland Browns -- Signed RB Clarence Williams.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | April 19, 1997
The final standings of the American Hockey League all but shriek the fact that the Philadelphia Phantoms should have little difficulty disposing of the Bandits in their first-round American Hockey League playoff series getting under way today.While the Phantoms were leading the league with 111 points, the Bandits didn't qualify for the postseason until the last weekend of the regular season and finished with 73 points.Then, too, there was this admission by Bandits coach Moe Mantha: "That team should beat us. It's a heck of a club with all those veterans."
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September 28, 1995
BaseballFlorida Marlins: Purchased the contracts of P Jeff Alkire and OF Doug O'Neill from St. Paul of the independent Northern League. Assigned both to Double-A Portland.New York Mets: Announced that manager Dallas Green and his entire coaching staff will return for the 1996 season.BasketballCharlotte Hornets: Signed F Rafael Addison.Los Angeles Lakers: Signed G Frankie King.Philadelphia 76ers: Signed G Jerry Stackhouse.Washington Bullets: Acquired G Mark Price from Cleveland Cavaliers for a first-round draft pick in 1996.
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By Mike Klingaman, The Baltimore Sun | April 26, 2013
1st Mariner Arena will host the second Baltimore Hockey Classic next fall when the Washington Capitals play the Boston Bruins in an NHL preseason game on Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. "The Bruins coming to town makes this a special event," said Frank Remesch, general manager of 1 s t Mariner Arena. "That same night, the Orioles play the Red Sox, which adds to the spice. People can root against Boston twice. " Two years ago, in the first Baltimore Hockey Classic, the Capitals lost, 2-0 to the Nashville Predators before an announced crowd of 11,082.
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By Mike Klingaman, The Baltimore Sun | April 14, 2013
April 20, 2002: The Ravens select Miami safety Ed Reed with their No. 1 pick (24th overall) in the NFL draft. It's the first time the club has failed to get a college player ranked among its top 15 choices. April 20, 1985: The Skipjacks, Baltimore's American Hockey League team, defeat the Rochester Americans, 6-1, to advance to the Calder Cup semifinals. Jon Casey's 20 saves spark the Skipjacks, who'll go on to reach the finals before losing to the Sherbrooke Canadiens. April 19, 1971: Fred Carter's basket gives the visiting Bullets a 93-91 Game 7 over their nemeses, the New York Knicks, and sends Baltimore to the NBA Finals.
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By Sports Digest | July 5, 2011
Et cetera 3 high O's draft picks assigned to Aberdeen The Orioles announced Monday that 2011 third-round selection Mike Wright , fifth-round choice Matt Taylor and ninth-round pick Devin Jones have been assigned to the Aberdeen IronBirds of the short-season Single-A New York-Penn League. Wright, a right-hander, made 16 starts this past spring for East Carolina, going 6-4 with a 2.79ERA. Taylor, a left-hander, was 7-5 with a 3.31ERA in 15 starts for Middle Georgia.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | April 19, 1997
The final standings of the American Hockey League all but shriek the fact that the Philadelphia Phantoms should have little difficulty disposing of the Bandits in their first-round American Hockey League playoff series getting under way today.While the Phantoms were leading the league with 111 points, the Bandits didn't qualify for the postseason until the last weekend of the regular season and finished with 73 points.Then, too, there was this admission by Bandits coach Moe Mantha: "That team should beat us. It's a heck of a club with all those veterans."
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | April 19, 1997
The final standings of the American Hockey League all but shriek the fact that the Philadelphia Phantoms should have little difficulty disposing of the Bandits in their first-round American Hockey League playoff series getting under way today.While the Phantoms were leading the league with 111 points, the Bandits didn't qualify for the postseason until the last weekend of the regular season and finished with 73 points.Then, too, there was this admission by Bandits coach Moe Mantha: "That team should beat us. It's a heck of a club with all those veterans."
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By PHIL JACKMAN and PHIL JACKMAN,SUN STAFF | October 17, 1995
Experience is the name we give our mistakes, a wise man once said, and Baltimore Bandits coach Walt Kyle is one man who won't argue the point.A member of the American Hockey League for five games and nearly two weeks now, the Bandits still are in search of the franchise's first victory. Attempt No. 6 will come tomorrow at 7 p.m. against the Worcester IceCats at the Baltimore Arena.Truth is, Kyle didn't expect the team to get off to a big start because of the circumstances of new franchise, new players, new city, etc. "Actually, we're probably only a game and a half behind where we thought we'd be," he said.
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By DOUG BROWN and DOUG BROWN,SUN STAFF | October 11, 1995
Twenty-six years later, Alex Hicks has followed in his father's footsteps to Baltimore.Wayne Hicks played for the Baltimore Clippers in 1968-69 and 1969-70, the last of his 10 seasons in the American Hockey League. On the eve of his final season here, Sept. 4, 1969, Alex, the last of his four children, was born in Calgary, Alberta."Alex was about two months old when my wife brought him and his brother and two sisters to Baltimore," said the elder Hicks, who works in real estate in Phoenix.
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September 28, 1995
BaseballFlorida Marlins: Purchased the contracts of P Jeff Alkire and OF Doug O'Neill from St. Paul of the independent Northern League. Assigned both to Double-A Portland.New York Mets: Announced that manager Dallas Green and his entire coaching staff will return for the 1996 season.BasketballCharlotte Hornets: Signed F Rafael Addison.Los Angeles Lakers: Signed G Frankie King.Philadelphia 76ers: Signed G Jerry Stackhouse.Washington Bullets: Acquired G Mark Price from Cleveland Cavaliers for a first-round draft pick in 1996.
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