October 19, 2001
Baseball Diamondbacks: Named Al Pedrique manager and Dennis Lewallyn pitching coach of Triple-A Tucson. Reds: Announced 1B D.T. Cromer declined an assignment to Triple-A Louisville and elected free agency. Rockies: Named Keli McGregor president. Basketball Cavaliers: Waived F Gerard King. Grizzlies: Signed G Jason Williams. College Navy: Named Larry Bartels assistant coach for men's track and field team, replacing Jim Gulick, who left the Naval Academy. Vanderbilt: Dismissed G-F Billy Richmond from the basketball team for violating team rules.
December 28, 1999
BasketballWizards: Placed G Laron Profit (Maryland) on the injured reserve. Activated G Richard Hamilton from injured reserve.CBA: Suspended Grand Rapids coach Mark Hughes one game for player dress code violations.CollegesSouthern Conference: Suspended College of Charleston F Derrick Miller for one game because he received a flagrant technical foul during Dec. 21 game.North Carolina: Named Rick Steinbacher assistant to the athletic director.Radford: Suspended basketball players Jamar Betz, Byron Hall, Lamar King, Camara Mitz and Jason Williams for three games for failing to return to the team on time after a holiday break.
February 9, 2004
On February 7, 2004 TORRY EMORY SADLER SR., devoted father of Torry Emory Sadler Jr., and Dillon Charles Sadler, beloved son of Dale E. Sadler and Valerie J. and Melvin Borkowski, loving fiance of Stefanie Hall, dear brother of Joshua T. Fridley and Jason P. Williams, grandson of Bernice Borkowski.Funeral services will be held at the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home Inc., 7922 Wise Ave., on Tuesday at 8 P.M., interment private. Friends may call on Monday and Tuesday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M.
August 4, 2010
A person with knowledge of the negotiations says the Celtics are making progress on a deal that would bring Shaquille O'Neal to Boston. Earlier Tuesday, the four-time NBA champion said he will be in the league next season and would rather retire than play internationally. The 38-year-old O'Neal spent last season with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He has struggled to find a contract from a team that can guarantee him playing time, enough money and a chance for one more championship.
February 18, 1998
BaseballDiamondbacks: Purchased contract of P Ken Robinson from Blue Jays.Dodgers: Signed P Chan Ho Park to two-year contract.Marlins: Signed P Manuel Barrios, P Oscar Henriquez, P Andy Larkin, P Mike Villano, P Felix Heredia, 3B Josh Booty, INF Amaury Garcia, INF Derrek Lee, OF Fletcher Bates, OF Todd Dunwoody and OF Julio Ramirez to one-year contracts.Mets: Selected Tim Foli as manager of Rookie League Kingsport.BasketballNBA: Selected Utah Jazz F Karl Malone as Player of the Week. Other candidates included Nets' Sam Cassell (Dunbar)
October 25, 2001
Baseball Astros: Named Charlie Norton GM and Jay Edmiston director of baseball operations for Appalachian League Martinsville. Announced Martinsville assistant GM Jennifer Bender will leave at the end of the year to work for Astros' spring training facility operations staff. Indians: Declined 2002 options on P Scott Radinsky and P Dave Burba. Exercised 2003 option on P Ricardo Rincon. Named Mike Brown pitching coach. Basketball Hawks: Waived C Ivano Newbill, F Ira Newbill and G Scoonie Penn.
June 1, 2003
Westminster High School faculty recently honored students who received scholastic letters and the Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award at an after-school tea. Caitlin Pluhar was the recipient of the Bausch & Lomb award. Each year, the school's science department selects a junior for the award. Scholastic letters are awarded to students who have earned a final grade of A, B or P in all subjects for eight consecutive marking periods. Recipients are: Grade 11: Andrew Aldrich, Daniel Alexander, Jennifer Bandzwolek, Kathleen Beasley, Cybill Birmingham, Patrick Bubert, Sean Buenger, Ashley Calhoun, Robert Carter, Samantha Ches, Hayley Clark-Braverman, Corinne Conrad, Carrie Cross, Kathryn Dean, Holly Dougherty, Matthew Duke, Emily Erwin, Brittany Eyler, Kathryn Foraker, Holly Fritz, Jennifer Frock, Jaime Gershberg, Ashley Groft.
July 5, 1996
Days until opening ceremonies: 14.Women's soccer: Substitute Cindy Parlow, the youngest player on the women's U.S. Olympic soccer team, scored on a bouncing header in the 81st minute to give the Americans a 2-1 victory over Australia in an exhibition match in Tampa, Fla. Parlow is an 18-year-old sophomore at the University of North Carolina.Baseball: Travis Lee and Jason Williams homered early and the U.S. Olympic baseball team used four double plays and clutch pitching to beat Cuba, 8-4, at Norfolk, Va. The victory gave the Americans a 2-3 record against Cuba, which will seek to defend its Olympic title in Atlanta.
November 23, 2009
The banged-up Red Wings have lost defenseman Niklas Kronwall for at least a month with a sprained ligament in his left knee. The team announced Sunday that Kronwall will be out four to eight weeks. Kronwall had a leg-on-leg, open-ice collision with Montreal enforcer Georges Laraque on Saturday. Laraque, who was called for tripping, said it was an accident. The Red Wings called it a dirty play. "That's something that shouldn't happen in hockey," coach Mike Babcock told the Detroit News.