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April 29, 1992
BaseballCincinnati Reds -- Placed OF Glenn Braggs (left shoulder separation) on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 20. Designated C Rick Wrona for assignment. Recalled IF Jeff Branson from Triple-A Nashville. Purchased the contract of C Troy Afenir from Nashville.Texas Rangers -- Placed P Brian Bohanon (inflammation in his left bicep) on the 15-day DL. Recalled P Roger Pavlik from Triple-A Oklahoma City.BasketballJacksonville Hooters (USBL) -- Signed G Otis Smith and C Artis Gilmore.FootballCincinnati Bengals -- Signed WR Milt Stegall, WR Larry Pitts, WR Mark Benson, DE Kimble Wright, LB Pete Harris and S Marcus Shipp.
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August 22, 1991
BASEBALL (AL) * Orioles -- Purchased the contract of Arthur Rhodes (pitcher) from Hagerstown of the Eastern League. Optioned Brady Anderson (outfielder) to Rochester of the International League.Kansas City Royals -- Activated Kurt Stillwell (shortstop) from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned Sean Berry (infielder) to Omaha of the American Association.BASKETBALL (NBA) * League -- Named Chartese Dean assistant director of media relations, effective Sept. 3 and Karen Spina public relations manager of entertainment.
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By Matt Vensel and The Baltimore Sun | April 4, 2013
Neither Ray Lewis nor Ray Rice will be on the cover of the next “Madden,” if you care about this sort of thing. Both players were eliminated in the Sweet Sixteen of the 64-player bracket to determine who will be on the cover of “Madden NFL 25,” which is the 25th anniversary edition of the popular pigskin video game franchise. Lewis, who retired after the Ravens won the Super Bowl in February, was knocked out of the “old school” bracket by former Detroit Lions back and fellow NFL legend Barry Sanders, who got 67 percent of the fan vote.
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March 8, 2012
A year ago, Ravens fans dreamed of Nnamdi Asomugha, the star free agent cornerback who eventually signed with the Philadelphia Eagles. After all, the secondary was an area where the Ravens needed to improve. What a difference a year makes. The Ravens drafted Jimmy Smith in the first round of the 2011 draft, and Lardarius Webb and Cary Williams had breakout seasons. Now the cornerback position is a strength for the Ravens, who released veterans Chris Carr and Domonique Foxworth in the past week.
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May 4, 1995
BaseballAtlanta Braves -- Agreed to terms with P Steve Avery on a one-year contract.Cincinnati Reds -- Agreed to terms with P Tim Belcher on a minor-league contract. Placed P John Roper (shoulder tendinitis) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 1.New York Yankees -- Signed C Bob Melvin to a minor-league contract.St. Louis Cardinals -- Placed P Alan Benes on the 15-day disabled list. Signed P Greg Cadaret and assigned him to Triple-A Louisville. Assigned P Cris Carpenter to Louisville.
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December 13, 1992
CollegesSouthwestern Athletic Conference -- Elected William Harris president, Julius Becton vice-president and Harold Lundy treasurer, effective May 1993.Tennessee-Chattanooga -- Named Tommy West, co-defensive coordinator at South Carolina, head football coach.FootballDetroit Lions -- Activated WR Reggie Barrett to replace WR Willie Green, who is serving a one-game suspension.Indianapolis Colts -- Placed OL Ron Solt on injured reserve. Activated OL Bill Schultz from injured reserve.San Diego Chargers -- Activated CB Anthony Blaylock from injured reserve.
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November 29, 1993
/TC B Auto racing NASCAR -- Bobby Allison announces that Grand National driver Chuck Bown will replace Jimmy Spencer, who is joining Junior Johnson's team next year.BasketballLos Angeles Clippers -- Activated F Danny Manning from the injured list. Placed G Randy Woods on the injured list.Utah Jazz -- Waived G Dave Jamerson.FootballAtlanta Falcons -- Waived RB Anthony Wallace; signed DB Charles Washington.Detroit Lions -- Signed RB Gary Anderson.HockeyMontreal Canadiens -- Traded D Rob Ramage to the Philadelphia Flyers for future considerations.
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April 24, 1991
BASEBALL American League * Boston Red Sox -- Placed Danny Darwin (pitcher) on the 15-day disabled list.* Toronto Blue Jays -- Placed Al Leiter (pitcher) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 21. Recalled Willie Fraser (pitcher) from Syracuse of the International League.National League * Philadelphia Phillies -- Fired Nick Leyva (manager). Named Jim Fregosi manager. Recalled Mickey Morandini (second baseman), Jim Lindeman (outfielder) and Danny Cox (pitcher) from Scranton-Wilkes-Barre of the International League.
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April 17, 1991
Baseball Seattle Mariners -- Activated OF Ken Griffey Sr. from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned P Dave Burba to Class AAA Calgary.CollegesPrinceton -- Named Joe Susan offensive coordinator and offensive line coach.Pro football Detroit Lions -- Signed DL Gary Hadd.Kansas City Chiefs -- Signed CB Herman Ford.San Francisco 49ers -- Traded LB John Levelis to the New York Jets for past considerations.GolfPGA -- Announced that Greg Norman has withdrawn from the Heritage Classic and has returned to Australia.
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By BILL ORDINE | June 24, 2008
The Tampa Bay Lightning, one of the NHL's worst teams last season, has new ownership that believes it can achieve the type of quick turnaround that the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Philadelphia Flyers pulled off. So to head up this endeavor, word is that the Lightning will name ESPN hockey analyst Barry Melrose as the coach today. The last and only time that Melrose coached in the NHL was from 1992 to 1995 (2 1/2 seasons), and the Kings did go to the Stanley Cup Finals once, losing to the Montreal Canadiens.
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