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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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August 14, 1991
* Chicago Bears -- Cut Brent Snyder, quarterback; Larry Horton, cornerback; Tim Cross and Sam Yaffa, fullbacks; Scott Asman, tight end; Peter Brantley, linebacker; Anthony Cummings and Michael Johnson, wide receivers; Tim Lance, safety; Eric Wenckowski, center; Chris Reed, offensive guard; and Tre Giller, offensive tackle.* Cincinnati Bengals -- Waived Kendal Smith, wide receiver; John Langeloh, placekicker; Rich Davis, defensive lineman; Dave Senczyszyn, offensive lineman; Melvin Waters, running back; and Antoine Bennett, cornerback.
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April 27, 1991
Baseball Commissioner's office -- Upheld 5-game suspension and $10,000 fine of Boston Red Sox P Roger Clemens for conduct during last year's AL playoffs.Baltimore Orioles -- Placed 1B Glenn Davis (.244, 4 HR, 8 RBI) on 15-day DL. Called up P Bob Milacki from Class AA Hagerstown.St. Louis Cardinals -- Recalled IF Tim Jones from Class AAA Louisville. Optioned P Omar Olivares to Louisville.Seattle Mariners -- Placed P Gene Harris on disqualified list for leaving team without permission. Activated P Bill Swift from 15-day DL.Texas Rangers -- Activated OF Juan Gonzalez from 15-day disabled list.
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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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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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April 30, 1991
BASEBALL (NL) * Chicago Cubs -- Placed Mike Harkey (pitcher) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 27. Recalled Bob Scanlan (pitcher) from Iowa of the American Association.* San Francisco Giants -- Rescinded the decision to option Trevor Wilson (pitcher) to Phoenix of the Pacific Coast League. Announced that Kevin Mitchell withdrew his appeal of a two-game suspension and fine for his part in an altercation against San Diego on April 10.BASKETBALL (NBA) * Washington Bullets -- Signed Greg Foster (center)
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June 25, 1991
BASEBALL American League * Minnesota Twins -- Signed Brad Radke (pitcher).* Texas Rangers -- Placed Jack Daugherty (outfielder) on the 15-day disabled list.National League * St. Louis Cardinals -- Extended the contracts of Dal Maxvill (general manager) and Joe Torre (manager) through 1993.FOOTBALL (NFL) * Atlanta Falcons -- Signed Brian Mitchell (cornerback).* Chicago Bears -- Signed Chris Zorich (defensive lineman) and Chris Gardocki (punter-placekicker).* Detroit Lions -- Signed Otis Moore (defensive end)
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October 24, 1992
BaseballChicago Cubs -- Named Connie Kowal director of minor-league business operations.Florida Marlins -- Named Rene Lachemann manager and signed him to a three-year contract. Named Marcel Lachemann pitching coach.BasketballPortland Trail Blazers -- Traded G Robert Pack to the Denver Nuggets for a 1993 second-round draft choice.CollegesDrew -- Named Jack Kelly men's assistant basketball coach.Marquette -- Extended the contract of men's basketball coach Kevin O'Neill, through the 1996-97 season.
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