January 18, 1993
TAMPA, Fla. -- Sylvain Cote scored on a shot past downed Tampa Bay goalie J. C. Bergeron at 17:11 of the third period last night, and Kelly Miller added an empty-net goal as the Washington Capitals held on for a hard-earned, 5-3 victory over the expansion Lightning before a sellout crowd of 10,425 at Expo Hall."
November 18, 1995
BaseballCleveland Indians: Waived OF Ruben Amaro to give him unconditional release. Outrighted P Carlos Crawford, P John Carter, IF Tim Costo and SS Guillermo Mercedes off 40-man roster.Colorado Rockies: Named Ken Griffey Sr. batting coach.Los Angeles Dodgers: Added P Brian Watts, P Eric Weaver, SS Wilton Guerrero and C Ken Huckaby to 40-man roster. Designated IF Miguel Cairo for assignment.Philadelphia Phillies: Claimed Crawford from Cleveland.Kansas City Royals: Claimed Carter from Cleveland; traded him to Mets to complete earlier deal.
June 10, 2008
On Saturday, June 7, 2008 ESTELLA V. BECKETTS, age 77, was called home. She was loving mother of Danton Robinson, Wendy Beckett, Steven Becketts, David Becketts and the late Stephanie Jenkins; dear sister of Elizabeth Staley, Hortense Grant, Peggy Beckett, Joseph Beckett and the late Howard Beckett, George Beckett, Sr., and Minerva Beckett McClure. She is also survived by one daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Lugo Becketts and one future daughter-in-law, Nicole Cameron, ten grand children, ten great grandchildren.
December 2, 1996
John E. Vermillion, 82, comptroller's office auditorJohn Eugene Vermillion, who owned a jewelry store and worked in the Maryland comptroller's office, died Nov. 22 of cancer at Charlestown Retirement Community, where he had lived for four years. He was 82.Mr. Vermillion, who had lived in Parkville for more than 20 years, opened a jewelry store in Catonsville after World War II and sold it in 1961. He went to work for the state. When he retired at 62, he was an auditor in the alcohol and tobacco division of the comptroller's office.
August 25, 1991
BaseballAtlanta Braves -- Activated P Kent Mercker from the 15-day DL. Designated P Mark Ross for assignment.Baltimore Orioles -- Traded minor-league P Chris Myers to the Montreal Expos for minor-league P Richie Lewis. Sent Lewis to Class AAA Rochester.OC Montreal Expos -- Sent P Chris Myers to Class AAA Indianapolis.BasketballGolden State Warriors -- Signed F-C Victor Alexander (23.1 ppg, 9 rpg last year at Iowa State), 1 of their 3 first-round draft picks, to a 5-year contract.HockeyTeam Canada -- Cut Philadelphia Flyers G Ken Wregget, St. Louis Blues G Vincent Riendeau, Montreal Canadiens F Brian Skrudland, Toronto Maple Leafs F Vincent Damphousse, St. Louis D Jeff Brown and Chicago Blackhawks D Dave Manson.
March 15, 1995
BaseballCleveland Indians -- Signed P Jim Poole to a minor-league contract.BasketballDenver Nuggets -- Signed G Greg Grant to a 10-day contract. Released G Eldridge Recasner.Los Angeles Lakers -- Signed F Lloyd Daniels and F Randolph Keys for the rest of the season.Phoenix Suns -- Activated G-F Richard Dumas. Placed F Wayman Tisdale (strained left rib) on the injured list.CollegeNCAA -- Reinstated Arizona basketball G Damon Stoudamire.Kentucky -- Named Bernadette Locke-Mattox women's basketball coach.
January 14, 2010
Oilers goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin will have surgery Thursday to repair a herniated disc in his back and is expected to be out 12 weeks. The Oilers didn't provide a timeline for his return, saying Wednesday that he's "out indefinitely," but Khabibulin's agent, Jay Grossman , said the goalie will need 12 weeks to recover. Khabibulin, who signed a $15 million, four-year contract over the summer, hasn't played since Nov. 16. He's 7-9-2 with a 3.03 goals-against average.
April 9, 1996
BaseballAL: Named Twins 3B Dave Hollins, who hit .615 with seven walks, Player of the Week.NL: Named Ed Montague crew chief, replacing the late John McSherry.Cardinals: Optioned P Mike Busby to Triple-A Louisville. Recalled P Brian Barber from Louisville.Indians: Signed P John Farrell to minor-league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Buffalo.Rockies: Purchased the contract of former Orioles P John Habyan from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Placed P Roger Bailey on 15-day DL.CollegeACC: Named Maryland's Eric Milton Pitcher of the Week after he threw two complete games, one a shutout.
February 15, 2008
Stanley Cohen, a retired law books salesman, died of heart failure in his sleep Thursday at Atrium Village in Owings Mills. The Mondawmin area resident was 84. Born in Baltimore, he lived nearly all his life on Liberty Heights Avenue. He was a 1940 City College graduate and earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park. He served in the Navy during World War II. Mr. Cohen was a representative of McGraw-Hill's Shepard Law Books division and earlier held other sales positions.
February 3, 1996
BaseballAngels: Signed P Mark Eichhorn to minor-league contract. P Geoff Edsell and IF Tim Harkrider agreed to terms.Blue Jays: Re-signed P Carey Paige to a minor-league contract.Braves: Signed 2B Mark Lemke to one-year contract.Brewers: Agreed to terms with P Cal Eldred on one-year contract. Agreed to one-year deals with OF Todd Dunn, P Tyrone Narcisse and IF Tim Unroe. Invited following players to camp as nonroster additions: P Jeff D'Amico, P Marshall Boze, P Juan Castillo, P Cris Carpenter, P James Hurst, P Stacy Jones, P Tom Kramer, P Jose Mercedes, P Mike Pasqualiochio, P Al Reyes, P Doug Webb, C Javier Gonzalez, C Matt Nokes, C Don Wakamatsu, 3B Antone Williamson and OF Geoff Jenkins.