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May 31, 1992
BaseballOakland Athletics -- Placed P Bob Welch (2-3, 3.00) on the 15-day DL retroactive to Wednesday. Purchased the contract of OF/1B Troy Neel from Triple-A Tacoma.BasketballNew York Knicks -- Agreed to long-term contract extension with vice president of player personnel Ernie Grunfeld.Football?3 Barcelona Dragons (WL) -- Signed S Thomas King.
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May 31, 1992
BaseballOakland Athletics -- Placed P Bob Welch (2-3, 3.00) on the 15-day DL retroactive to Wednesday. Purchased the contract of OF/1B Troy Neel from Triple-A Tacoma.BasketballNew York Knicks -- Agreed to long-term contract extension with vice president of player personnel Ernie Grunfeld.Football?3 Barcelona Dragons (WL) -- Signed S Thomas King.
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SPORTS
April 2, 1991
MONTREAL -- The largest crowd ever in the World League of American Football -- 53,238 at Olympic Stadium -- was silenced by the Barcelona Dragons, who beat Montreal, 34-10, behind two touchdown passes from Scott Erney to Gene Taylor to spoil the Machine's home debut last night.The game marked the return of professional football to Montreal. The last game was Nov. 9, 1986, when the Alouettes of the Canadian Football League drew just more than 9,000 for a playoff game against the Toronto Argonauts.
SPORTS
May 8, 1992
BASEBALL American League LEAGUE -- Suspended Neal Heaton, Kansas City pitcher, for five games, and Albert Belle, Cleveland outfielder, for three games and announced that both suspensions would be delayed pending appeals.CLEVELAND INDIANS -- Sent Eric Bell, pitcher, to Colorado Springs of the Pacific Coast League. Called up Mike Christopher, pitcher, from Colorado Springs.TEXAS RANGERS -- Purchased the contract of Mike Campbell, pitcher, from Oklahoma City of the American Association.National League MONTREAL EXPOS -- Assigned Gilberto Reyes, catcher, outright to Indianapolis of the American Association.
SPORTS
April 25, 1991
BASEBALLAmerican League* Boston Red Sox -- Recalled Daryl Irvine, pitcher, from Pawtucket of the International League.National League* San Francisco Giants -- Placed Scott Garrelts, pitcher, on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled Francisco Oliveras, pitcher, from Phoenix of the Pacific Coast League.BASKETBALLUnited States Basketball League* Miami Tropics -- Named Eric Dennis coach.World Basketball League* Saskatchewan Storm -- Waived Kenny Sanders, forward.FOOTBALLNational Football League * NFL -- Named Roger Goodell executive director for club relations and international development; Pete Abitante league director of information; Leslie Hammond AFC director of information; and Jack Reader assistant director of officiating.
SPORTS
May 18, 1991
Baseball New York Yankees -- Traded 3B Mike Blowers to the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named and money. Optioned IF-OF Jim Leyritz to Class AAA Columbus. Recalled 3B Torey Lovullo and P Alan Mills from Columbus.Texas Rangers -- Activated IF Gary Green from the 15-day DL and sent him to Class AAA Oklahoma City.Toronto Blue Jays -- Activated P Tom Henke; sent P Denis Boucher (0-3, 4.58) to Class AAA Syracuse.BasketballSan Antonio Spurs -- Acquired G Kevin Pritchard from the Golden State Warriors for a 1993 second-round draft choice.
SPORTS
March 10, 1992
BASEBALLAmerican League* AL -- Extended the contract of Bobby Brown, president, through Dec. 31, 1993.* TEXAS RANGERS -- Named Luis R. Mayoral assistant public relations director.National League* SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS -- Sent Jimmy Myers, Kevin Rogers and Chris Hancock, pitchers, and Jim McNamara, catcher, to their minor league camp for reassignment.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association* GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS -- Activated Tom Tolbert, forward, from the injured list.United States Basketball League* LEAGUE OFFICE -- Named Jay Liberti chairman of the rules committee.
SPORTS
May 7, 1992
BASEBALL American League* CLEVELAND INDIANS -- Optioned Jeff Shaw, pitcher, to Colorado Springs of the Pacific Coast League. Purchased the contract of Eric Plunk, pitcher, from Canton-Akron of the Eastern League.National League* CHICAGO CUBS -- Purchased the contract of Dwight Smith, outfielder, from Iowa of the American Association. Placed Rey Sanchez, infielder, on the 15-day disabled list. Activated Jose Vizcaino, infielder, from the 15-day disabled list.Pioneer League* LETHBRIDGE MOUNTIES -- Named Larry Milbourne manager.
SPORTS
By RAY FRAGER | March 23, 1991
Don't leave your television this weekend; you might miss a major sports event.Oh, sure, the National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball tournament will be whittled down to the Final Four.No, that's not it.Aha, it's Showtime's replay of the controversial heavyweight fight between Mike Tyson and Donovan "Razor" Ruddock.Wrong.Hmm, is it the "Battle of the Network Sports TV Critics," featuring Norman Chad of The National vs. Rudy Martzke of USA Today?A good idea, but not this weekend.
SPORTS
May 7, 1992
BASEBALL American League* CLEVELAND INDIANS -- Optioned Jeff Shaw, pitcher, to Colorado Springs of the Pacific Coast League. Purchased the contract of Eric Plunk, pitcher, from Canton-Akron of the Eastern League.National League* CHICAGO CUBS -- Purchased the contract of Dwight Smith, outfielder, from Iowa of the American Association. Placed Rey Sanchez, infielder, on the 15-day disabled list. Activated Jose Vizcaino, infielder, from the 15-day disabled list.Pioneer League* LETHBRIDGE MOUNTIES -- Named Larry Milbourne manager.
SPORTS
May 18, 1991
Baseball New York Yankees -- Traded 3B Mike Blowers to the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named and money. Optioned IF-OF Jim Leyritz to Class AAA Columbus. Recalled 3B Torey Lovullo and P Alan Mills from Columbus.Texas Rangers -- Activated IF Gary Green from the 15-day DL and sent him to Class AAA Oklahoma City.Toronto Blue Jays -- Activated P Tom Henke; sent P Denis Boucher (0-3, 4.58) to Class AAA Syracuse.BasketballSan Antonio Spurs -- Acquired G Kevin Pritchard from the Golden State Warriors for a 1993 second-round draft choice.
SPORTS
April 25, 1991
BASEBALLAmerican League* Boston Red Sox -- Recalled Daryl Irvine, pitcher, from Pawtucket of the International League.National League* San Francisco Giants -- Placed Scott Garrelts, pitcher, on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled Francisco Oliveras, pitcher, from Phoenix of the Pacific Coast League.BASKETBALLUnited States Basketball League* Miami Tropics -- Named Eric Dennis coach.World Basketball League* Saskatchewan Storm -- Waived Kenny Sanders, forward.FOOTBALLNational Football League * NFL -- Named Roger Goodell executive director for club relations and international development; Pete Abitante league director of information; Leslie Hammond AFC director of information; and Jack Reader assistant director of officiating.
SPORTS
April 2, 1991
MONTREAL -- The largest crowd ever in the World League of American Football -- 53,238 at Olympic Stadium -- was silenced by the Barcelona Dragons, who beat Montreal, 34-10, behind two touchdown passes from Scott Erney to Gene Taylor to spoil the Machine's home debut last night.The game marked the return of professional football to Montreal. The last game was Nov. 9, 1986, when the Alouettes of the Canadian Football League drew just more than 9,000 for a playoff game against the Toronto Argonauts.
SPORTS
By RAY FRAGER | March 23, 1991
Don't leave your television this weekend; you might miss a major sports event.Oh, sure, the National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball tournament will be whittled down to the Final Four.No, that's not it.Aha, it's Showtime's replay of the controversial heavyweight fight between Mike Tyson and Donovan "Razor" Ruddock.Wrong.Hmm, is it the "Battle of the Network Sports TV Critics," featuring Norman Chad of The National vs. Rudy Martzke of USA Today?A good idea, but not this weekend.
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