December 28, 1995
BaseballOrioles: Signed P Keith Shepherd and IF Clay Bellinger to minor-league contracts.Padres: Re-signed P Willie Blair to a one-year contract.Yankees: Re-signed 2B Pat Kelly to a two-year contract.BasketballHeat: Waived C-F LeRon Ellis.Mavericks: Placed G Lucious Harris on the injured list.CollegeDuke: Declared basketball player Tony Moore academically ineligible.Ohio State: Sent S Damon Moore home from the Florida Citrus Bowl for a violation of team rules.FootballBengals: Re-signed offensive coordinator Bruce Coslet, defensive coordinator Larry Peccatiello, offensive line coach Paul Alexander, running backs coach Jim Anderson, quarterbacks coach Ken Anderson, receivers coach and offensive assistant John Garrett, defensive backs coach Ron Meeks, linebackers coach Joe Pascale, defensive assistant Bobby DePaul, line coach Tim Krumrie, special teams coach Joe Wessel and strength coach Kim Wood.
January 9, 1999
BaseballAthletics: Signed former Orioles P Mike Oquist to minor-league contract.Giants: Claimed P Steve Connelly off waivers from Red Sox.Mariners: Agreed to terms with P Bill Swift on one-year contract.Padres: Named Wilbur Johnson major-league scout.Tigers: Announced that P Bryan Corey has cleared waivers and been assigned to Triple-A Toledo.BasketballGrand Rapids Hoops (CBA): Named Doc Rivers coaching consultant.CollegeAir Force: Named Vic Shealy defensive backs coach and Tim Horton wide receivers coach.
December 30, 1994
BaseballSt. Louis Cardinals -- Announced that broadcaster Jack Buck, 70, will go into semiretirement next year, working few, if any, road games. His son, Joe Buck, 25, who joined the team full time in 1991, will become the primary announcer on road games and share those duties with his father on home games.BasketballNew Jersey Nets -- Fined All-Star G Kenny Anderson $500 for missing Wednesday's practice.Phoenix Suns -- Waived rookie F Aaron Swinson.Seattle SuperSonics -- Suspended G Vincent Askew without pay for last night's game for refusing to re-enter Wednesday night's game.
February 11, 1999
BaseballAthletics: Named J. P. Ricciardi director of player personnel. Promoted Dave Seifert to assistant GM.Devil Rays: Agreed to terms with P Mike Duvall on one-year contract.Rangers: Signed P Derrick Cook, P Ryan Glynn, P Jonathan Johnson and IF Kelly Dransfeldt to one-year contracts.BasketballNBA: Fined Suns coach Danny Ainge $3,000 for kicking basketball into stands after his ejection Tuesday.Knicks: Placed G Latrell Sprewell (stress fracture of the right heel) on injured list.Magic: Placed F Derek Strong (bruised right foot)
January 18, 1996
BaseballAstros: Agreed to one-year contract with OF Derrick May (.301, 41 RBIs in 78 games) worth $750,000.Brewers: Re-signed 1B John Jaha (.313, 20 HRs, 65 RBIs in 88 games) to $1.05 million, one-year contract.Giants: Added P Osvaldo Fernandez to 40-man roster. Designated P Joe Rosselli for assignment.Mets: Traded C Kelly Stinnett (.219 in 77 games) to Brewers minor-league P Cory Lidle.Orioles: Signed IF Jeff Huson and P Alan Mills to one-year contracts and avoided arbitration with both.
January 11, 2006
Dave Brown, a defensive back who had 62 interceptions, tied for seventh in NFL history, died yesterday after suffering a heart attack while playing basketball at Texas Tech, the school said. He was 52. Brown, who had been an assistant coach at the school since 2001, won a Super Bowl with the Pittsburgh Steelers and also played with the Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers. A 1984 All-Pro selection, he holds the Seattle record with 50 interceptions. He tied an NFL record with two interception returns for touchdowns Nov. 4, 1984.