December 25, 1990
BaseballChicago White Sox -- Obtained OF Tim Raines (.287, 9 HRs, 62 RBI), minor-league P Jeff Carter and player to be named from Montreal Expos for OF Ivan Calderon (.273, 14 HRs, 74 RBI) and P Barry Jones (11-4, 2.31 ERA). Agreed to 3-year, $10.5 million contract with Raines.BasketballBoston Celtics -- Waived F Dave Popson (2.3 ppg in 11 games).Dallas Mavericks -- Waived G Kelvin Upshaw (2.0 ppg in 4 games).Denver Nuggets -- Waived G T.R. Dunn (3.1 ppg, 2.5 apg in 17 games) and G Avery Johnson (3.8 ppg, 3.7 apg in 21 games)
June 10, 2011
Dallas Mavericks guard DeShawn Stevenson has engaged Miami Heat forward LeBron James in a war of words during the NBA Finals, bringing back memories of when Stevenson was with the Wizards and James was still in Cleveland. Reminiscing about that beef on Thursday’s “Outside the Lines,” ESPN’s Bob Ley recited the first verse of "Blow the Whistle," a Stevenson diss that LeBron’s buddy Jay-Z wrote in 2008 -- including the line, "When you talking to a don, please have respect like you're talking to your mom. " Listening to the stoic sportscaster read Jay-Z lyrics might not be for you, but I thoroughly enjoyed it .
September 19, 1992
Baseball Chicago Cubs -- Hired Al Goldis as VP of scouting and player development.Cleveland Indians -- Signed a working agreement to hold spring training at Winter Haven, Fla., in 1993.Detroit Tigers -- Signed Ernie Harwell, radio broadcaster, to a one-year contract.New York Yankees -- Activated IF Mike Gallego from the 15-day DL.San Francisco Giants -- Named Tony Siegle assistant GM. Exercised their $1.9 million option on 2B Robby Thompson (.264, 13 HRs, 48 RBI) for the 1993 season.Seattle Mariners -- Claimed OF Lee Tinsley off waivers from the Cleveland Indians.
June 24, 1994
Belt's Corp. said yesterday that Fila U.S.A. will double the size of its national distribution center in East Baltimore, and that Belt's plans to build a second building for its tenant by the end of the year.Fila is an Italian sporting goods and sportswear company best known for tennis gear. But it has been making a big push into the market for basketball goods, especially sneakers, using Dallas Mavericks star Jamal Mashburn as the spokesman for its marketing campaign."This means enhanced economic development and additional new jobs in Baltimore City," Belt's President Skip Brown said.
October 19, 1990
BaseballKansas City Royals -- Announced Mickey Cobb has resigned as trainer.BasketballDallas Mavericks -- Released C Jesse Spinner, C Jim Grandholm, Joel DeBortoli and F Richard Hollis.Houston Rockets -- Waived G Willie Bland.Golden State Warriors -- Released C Chuck Nevitt, F Kenny Green, G Mitchell Henry and G Stan Kimbrough.Portland Trail Blazers -- Agreed to extend contract of F Buck Williams (Maryland) through 1993-94.San Antonio Spurs -- Waived G David Rivers.Washington Bullets -- Released C Michel Bonebo.
November 4, 1991
BASEBALLAmerican League* Chicago White Sox -- Announced they would not exercise the 1992 option on Carlton Fisk (catcher). Exercised the 1992 option on Charlie Hough (pitcher).* Minnesota Twins -- Announced they would not exercise the 1992 option on Junior Ortiz (catcher).National League* Montreal Expos -- Named Kevin Malone scouting director.* St. Louis Cardinals -- Exercised the 1992 option on Ozzie Smith (shortstop).BASKETBALL (NBA)* Dallas Mavericks -- Signed Doug Smith (forward) to a four-year contract.
February 15, 1991
VS. DALLAS MAVERICKS* WHEN: Tonight, 8:30.* WHERE: Reunion Arena, Dallas.% * RADIO: WTOP-AM 1500.VS. CLEVELAND CAVS* WHEN: Sunday, 1 p.m.* WHERE: Baltimore Arena.* RADIO: WBAL-AM 1090, WTOP-AM 1500.* OUTLOOK: The Bullets (21-29) have won only once in six triethis month and their potential playoff spot is in jeopardy. A loss tonight would drop the Bullets behind the Indiana Pacers (20-28) in the "race" for eighth place in the Eastern Conference. Bernard King, who had 29 points in last night's loss in Houston, continues to lead the Bullets, who badly miss the leadership of injured point guard Darrell Walker.
June 19, 1993
BaseballCleveland Indians -- Released P Mike Bielecki. Recalled P Mark Clark from Triple-A Charlotte.Colorado Rockies -- Named Walt Jocketty assistant GM of player personnel, effective July 1.Los Angeles Dodgers -- Placed OF Darryl Strawberry on the 15-day DL.New York Yankees -- Signed P Paul Gibson to a minor-league contract with Triple-A Columbus.Oakland Athletics -- Placed P Rick Honeycutt on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Tuesday.BasketballDallas Mavericks -- Named Stu Inman team consultant.
June 13, 2004
The Charlotte Bobcats on Friday received the official list of players who will be available to them in the NBA expansion draft on June 22 or 23, and the Times has learned that the Washington Wizards left Jerry Stackhouse exposed with three years and $22.5 million remaining on his contract. One Western Conference team executive said that the Dallas Mavericks left Antoine Walker and his $14.6 million contract unprotected. According to other NBA sources, the New York Knicks' Allan Houston and the New Jersey Nets' Alonzo Mourning were also available.
November 24, 1993
BaseballBoston Red Sox -- General partners Haywood Sullivan and John Harrington, president of the JRY Corp., announced that they have reached an agreement whereby the JRY Corp. will acquire the general partnership interest of Sullivan.Cincinnati Reds -- Named Bob Boone bench coach, former Oriole Grant Jackson bullpen coach and Joel Youngblood first-base coach for the 1994 season.Florida Marlins -- Agreed to terms with P John Johnstone and OF Matias Carrillo on one-year contracts.BasketballDallas Mavericks -- Activated C Sean Rooks from the injured list.