April 7, 1999
If you could be any actor in any movie, who would you be?Eric Swann, defensive tackle, Arizona Cardinals: "Eddie Murphy in Dr. Dolittle. His character was so fun-loving and kind to the animals."Penny Hardaway, guard, Orlando Magic: "Denzel Washington in A Soldier's Story. That's my all-time favorite movie."Lindsay Davenport, tennis player: "Demi Moore in A Few Good Men. I loved that movie."Game TimeWhat's my record?I'm Cal Ripken Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles. In September 1998, I ended my record streak of games played in a row. The streak began in 1982.
April 16, 2000
Opponent: Cincinnati Stuff Site: Firstar Center Time: 6 Radio: WJFK (1300 AM) Outlook: Center Soumaila Samake leads the Stuff in blocked shots, averaging just under three a game. Cincinnati won the previous game at Baltimore Arena by 12, and has taken eight of nine against the BayRunners. The Stuff has clinched a berth in the playoffs. The BayRunners are 3-9 in games played on Sunday.
August 24, 2003
9 Games played by Marty Cordova, who'll have elbow surgery this week. $103,333 Money earned by Cordova for each at-bat this season. 12 Consecutive games bullpen allowed runs before three shutout innings Thursday. 2 Homers for Tony Ba tista in nine career at-bats vs. Rays' Jesus Colome. 8 Consecutive losses before Wednesday's victory over the Devil Rays.
December 10, 1998
Tonight: The Boston Bruins, 6-1-3 in their past 10 games, visit the Southeast Division-leading Carolina Hurricanes, who are 5-3-2 in their past 10.Devils: Ken Daneyko became New Jersey's career leader in games played Tuesday night with 935, breaking the mark held by John MacLean. Daneyko spent his entire career with New Jersey, playing his first game on Oct. 5, 1983. The defenseman was selected 18th overall by the Devils in the 1982 entry draft.Islanders: New York has lost six straight games and nine of 11 to fall into ninth place in the Eastern Conference.
October 2, 1999
Quote: "We're the [television] Game of the Week. Yet the Mets, Cincinnati and Houston are fighting for a playoff spot. Why are we the Game of the Week? I'm embarrassed by it."Cubs manager Jim RigglemanIt's a fact: The Phillies have three outfielders (Bobby Abreu, Ron Gant and Doug Glanville) who have scored 100 or more runs for the first time since 1900, when Roy Thomas, Jimmy Slagle and Elmer Flick did it.Who's hot: Vladimir Guerrero has broken five Expos records this season, also setting marks for longest hitting streak (31 games)