November 12, 2000
Basketball Bulls: Activated G Corey Benjamin and C Jake Voskuhl. Placed G Bryce Drew and C Brad Miller on injured list. Celtics: Placed G Randy Brown and F Jerome Moiso on injured list. Activated G Chris Herren and F Walter McCarty. Warriors: Placed G Vonteego Cummings on injured list with fractured right cheek. Football Jaguars: Waived OT Reggie Nelson. Signed CB Shad Criss. Packers: Placed DE Vonnie Holiday, RB Dorsey Levens, LB Brian Williams and OT Earl Dotson on inactive list.
September 10, 2002
Former NBA player Bison Dele is among those missing at sea under "suspicious circumstances," his mother said. Dele, who played one season at Maryland (1987-88) under his former name of Brian Williams; his girlfriend, Serena Karlan; and a three-person crew haven't been heard from in more than a month after setting sail to Honolulu from Tahiti, said Patricia Phillips, Dele's mother, and Scott Ohlgren, Karlan's stepfather. Meantime, police in Phoenix have questioned Dele's brother, Miles, in connection with the attempted identity theft of Brian Williams, Ohlgren and Phillips said.
March 20, 1994
Opponent: Denver NuggetsSite: McNichols Sports Arena, DenverTime: 9TV: NoneRadio: WXZL (103.1 FM), WTEM (570 AM)Outlook: The Bullets lost to Portland, 122-104, Friday night despite Tom Gugliotta's season-high 32 points. Denver, in fourth place in the Midwest Division, lost to Sacramento, 115-103, Friday. G Robert Pack (9.5 ppg, 5.4 apg) led the Nuggets with a season-high 24 points, and F Brian Williams (8.2 ppg, 6.0 rpg) had 16 points and 17 rebounds.@
November 21, 2011
Since others like Mediaite and Eric Wemple in the Washington Post have commented on my denunciation of NBC News on CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday for hiring the woefully unqualified Chelsea Clinton as a special correspondent, I guess I better explain how I really feel. I was only warming up in denouncing this inside job among the elite one-percenters when I said: "At a time when young people who have played by the rules, who have gone to college, who have worked hard are camping out in American cities because the system has failed them in terms of providing jobs, to then take another member of that elite - the 1 percent - and give them one of those jobs is really a dispiriting message to the people in this country...
August 21, 1992
Orlando Magic forward Brian Williams, who collapsed Aug. 11 during a summer-league game in Redondo Beach, Calif., doesn't appear to be suffering from any major heart problems, a medical consultant to the Magic said Wednesday.Dr. Kerry Schwartz, a member of the Florida Heart Group, said tests administered in California indicate Williams' heart isn't damaged."There are no major valve problems, no coronary artery obstructions," Schwartz said. "I would say his prognosis is good. I certainly think he will be able to [resume]
August 10, 2006
NEW YORK -- Diane Sawyer had an 80 percent "favorable" rating. Star Jones Reynolds, meanwhile, had one of the lowest ratings. Sawyer is America's favorite news or talk personality, according to a Gallup Poll released Tuesday. Eighty percent of the respondents rated Sawyer "favorable," while only 11 percent labeled her "unfavorable." Sawyer's tally puts her ahead of her colleague and former Good Morning America co-host Charlie Gibson, who slides in at No. 2, followed by NBC's Matt Lauer and Dan Rather (who doesn't even have a job in network news anymore)