November 20, 2000
Washington (6-4) at St. Louis (8-2) Time: 9 tonight, chs. 2, 7. Line: Rams by 6. Vs. spread: Redskins 4-5; Rams 4-5. Series: Redskins lead 17-6-1. Last meeting: Rams won, 23-20, on Nov. 30, 1997, at Washington. Outlook: QB Trent Green used to work for the Redskins. Coach Mike Martz, too. Now both are flourishing with the Rams. Green is remarkable: Stale off the bench in place of Kurt Warner, he has produced a 2-1 record and 12 TD passes. He is showing his mobility, too, scrambling for first downs and big plays.
September 22, 2011
If you missed out on the Melo League All-Stars when they played the Washington-based Goodman League All-Stars at Morgan State University's Hill Field House last month, you now have a chance to watch Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James, Chris Paul and others play a glorified streetball game on Sunday night. Well, that's assuming you have a computer, and since you're reading this now, that's probably a safe assumption. The Melo League All-Stars will play Team Philly, which is led by Tyreke Evans and Hakim Warrick, in a game that's being billed as the "Battle of I-95.
October 11, 1990
PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Asif Ali Zardari, the husband of ousted Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, was arrested yesterday in Karachi on charges of kidnapping a British businessman in April and extorting $800,000 from him.Mr. Zardari was denied bail by the Sind High Court, according to news agency reports.Mr. Zardari, a polo-playing businessman from a relatively obscure family in Sind province, where the Bhuttos are a powerful landowning clan, has emerged over the past year as Ms. Bhutto's gravest political liability.
March 21, 1991
It was 1943, the United States was at war, and the first Rodgers and Hammerstein collaboration opened on Broadway, where it went on to make theatrical history. The show was ''Oklahoma!'' and was said to be one of the first musicals whose songs carried the plot forward.Whether or not the claim was valid hardly mattered. What did matter was that ''Oklahoma!'' with its immediately memorable score, was just what audiences needed, those who wanted to forget about the war for a few hours.The Burn Brae Dinner Theater is currently doing the musical, and if you want to see what the shouting was about, get over there.
September 1, 1991
Coach: Ken Klock, 11th year1990 record: 10-2Returnees: Seniors Monte Spencer (G/LB), Gregg Washington (WR/FS), Kelly Sykes (TE/LB), Akil Benjamin (DB/QB), Ty Wilkins (DB/K/FL), Leonard Boyd (DL); juniors Justin Wethington (G/LB), Derek Brooks (RB/LB).Newcomers to watch: Seniors Antoine Baker (QB), Hakim Jones (DL); juniors Wade McHargue (DE/WR), Steve Coley (T), Geoff Henderson (FB), Eric Goodwin (C/DT).Coach's outlook: "We've got a five-man nucleus of good athletes, and it's a matter of how well the other guys gel around them.
February 16, 2007
After a courageous battle with gastric cancer, DAVID A. FRANKS was called to be with God on Thursday, February 8, 2007. Born in 1929 in Washington, DC, David was the second child of David R. and Lela Franks. He was raised and educated in Washington and graduated from Dunbar High School in 1947. In 1951 he earned a BS degree from Howard University, majoring in mathematics with a minor in physics. He earned a MS degree in mathematics from Howard University in 1952 and received a fellowship from the University of Illinois to continue his graduate studies in its doctoral program.
July 10, 2010
A person familiar with the situation says Kyle Korver is following Carlos Boozer from Utah to Chicago after agreeing to sign with the Bulls. The person spoke Friday on the condition of anonymity because the contract was not finalized The deal is reportedly for three years and about $15 million. Korver is a career 41 percent 3-point shooter who hit 59 of 110 last season, a NBA-best 53.6 percent, while averaging 7.2 points. He came off the bench in all 52 games he played in '09-10.
January 28, 2001
The packed Martin's West ballroom exploded into cheers and applause as the Baltimore police honor guard marched into the room. Following them was a parade of those being honored at the Fullwood Foundation's 13th annual Benefit and Recognition Breakfast. "Each year, this gets bigger and better -- if that's possible," proclaimed emcee Tony Pag-notti. The Channel 2 personality attributed the foundation's success to its founders, Elnora B. and Harlow Fullwood Jr., and introduced a video paying tribute to the Baltimore couple and all their philanthropic work.
August 29, 2002
GREENBELT - A federal grand jury indicted a Silver Spring woman yesterday on murder charges in the death of a U.S. Park Police officer who was struck and killed Aug. 10 at the scene of an earlier fatal accident on Baltimore-Washington Parkway. Jovada P. Welch, 20, was indicted on charges of second-degree murder and related traffic offenses, including driving under the influence. She was charged in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt because the victim, Hakim Farthing, was a federal officer and the incident occurred on federal land.
September 21, 1996
THREE YEARS AGO, when muscular dystrophy was eating DTC away at 11-year-old Joshua Torres, the Havre de Grace boy made a deathbed wish -- to see the musician Tupac Shakur.His mother phoned a radio station in the hope it could help her reach the rap star. Not only did Mr. Shakur call back, he arrived by jet within hours to visit the family's residence on the Aberdeen Proving Ground army base.That was one face of Tupac Shakur, the former Baltimore School for the Arts student who rose to musical fame and "culture war" infamy before being gunned down last week in a case of life imitating angry art."