May 15, 2007
I walked into a bar in Fells Point on Saturday night and an amazing thing was going on. There was a hockey game on television and people were actual ly paying attention. Yeah, here in Baltimore, people were watching hockey. And not just watching, but riveted, and cheering and moaning. Attention fixed on all nine TVs. This was Fletcher's, at the cor ner of Bond and Aliceanna, a gathering place for Buffalo expa triates who, on this and every oc casion the Buffalo Sabres and Bills play, assemble to drink Genesee and Labatt beer, gnaw on (what else?
October 18, 1996
Opponent: Buffalo SabresSite: USAir Arena, LandoverTime: 7: 30TV/Radio: HTS/WTEM (570 AM)Outlook: The Capitals (1-3) start their back-to-back-game weekend tonight with Buffalo (2-4) before heading for Pittsburgh tomorrow. Washington gets LW Steve Konowalchuk, its second-leading goal scorer of last season, back for the first time since he pulled rib cartilage in a preseason game Sept. 27. He'll be teamed with his old linemate Joe Juneau and Jason Allison. Backup G Olie Kolzig, out for two weeks with mononucleosis, is likely to play at least one of the next two games.
November 17, 1995
BaseballCalifornia Angels: Added P Geoff Edsell, P Ryan Hancock, P Pete Janicki, P Ben VanRyn, IF George Arias and IF Tim Harkrider to the major-league roster.Colorado Rockies: Named Jackie Moore coach.Detroit Tigers: Acquired IF Mark Lewis from the Cincinnati Reds to complete the trade for P David Wells.Los Angeles Dodgers: Agreed to terms with P Ramon Martinez on a three-year contract with an option for 1999.New York Mets: Purchased the contracts of P Eric Ludwick and '' C Charlie Greene from Triple-A Norfolk.
October 19, 1995
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Dominik Hasek made 20 saves and Randy Burridge had a goal and an assist to lead the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers last night.The Sabres ended a three-game losing streak and won their first game since defeating Ottawa on opening night.Hasek needed to make just three saves in the first period and turned aside eight shots in the second period before allowing a power-play goal to Zdeno Ciger 3:18 into the final period.Mike Peca scored his second goal of the season, a power-play effort, 2:20 into the first period to give the Sabres a 1-0 lead.
August 26, 1995
BaseballAmerican League -- Voided Kansas City's move from Thursday in which the Royals optioned P Melvin Bunch to Triple-A Omaha and recalled P Jim Converse, ruling that Converse is not eligible to be recalled at this time.National League -- Announced that Montreal Expos P Carlos Perez has been suspended for four games, effective immediately, for bumping umpire Bill Hohn during a gameagainst the Los Angeles Dodgers on Aug. 22.Orioles -- Purchased the contract of P James Hurst from Triple-A Rochester, and later released him. Placed P Arthur Rhodes on the 15-day DL.Atlanta Braves -- Acquired former Orioles OF Mike Devereaux from the Chicago White Sox for OF Andre King.
July 14, 1995
BaseballOrioles -- Activated 3B Jeff Manto from the DL.Cincinnati Reds -- Activated 1B Hal Morris from the DL.Cleveland Indians -- Sent P Jason Grimsley outright to Triple-A Buffalo. Recalled P Alan Embree from Buffalo.Detroit Tigers -- Signed C Marty Pevey and assigned him to Double-A Jacksonville. Sent OF Joe Hall to Triple-A Toledo. Recalled P Jose Lima from Toledo.Kansas City Royals -- Activated SS Greg Gagne from the DL. Placed P Chris Haney on the 15-day DL. Waived 2B Chico Lind.Milwaukee Brewers -- Agreed to terms with 3B Greg Schaub.