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September 2, 1998
Ask the AthletesWhat is your favorite pizza topping?Kordell Stewart, quarterback, Pittsburgh Steelers:"I like the supreme - black olives, hot peppers, pepperoni, everything."Annika Sorenstam, professional golfer:"Pineapple. I enjoy the sweetness of the fruit on the pizza."Greg Maddux, pitcher, Atlanta Braves:"Jalapeo peppers. They are spicy, and I like 'em!"Jayson Williams, forward, New Jersey Nets:"I like white pizza. It has white cheese and white sauce. I eat pizza once a day!"VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.SIKIDS.
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By BLOOMBERG NEWS | February 24, 2004
SOMERVILLE, N.J. - Jayson Williams wiped his fingerprints off a shotgun with a towel and tried to put it in the hands of the limousine driver the former basketball All-Star shot moments before, one of the people at Williams' home that night testified. Dean Bumbaco, a Williams acquaintance who was present the night driver Costas "Gus" Christofi was killed, said he entered Williams' bedroom immediately after hearing a shot and heard Williams say, "My God, my life is over" as Christofi lay on the floor.
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,Sun Staff Correspondent | October 4, 1990
EMMITSBURG -- The Washington Bullets, speculating that veteran forward John Williams will not be physically ready for the opening of training camp tomorrow morning, have expressed interest in rookie forward Jayson Williams of St.John's.Jayson Williams was the No. 1 draft pick of the Phoenix Suns, but after considerable contract haggling, he has been offered a minimum one-year contract of $170,000."Jayson has several options," Suns president Jerry Colangelo said. "He can report to our camp, but I don't think that's in the cards.
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September 7, 2002
The quiz The hits keep coming: Jeff Bagwell this week moved into second on the Astros' all-time hit list, trailing only teammate Craig Biggio. Name the former outfielder Bagwell passed. (Answer in For The Record) Pro Basketball Manslaughter trial for Jayson Williams to begin in February A trial date of Feb. 18 was set yesterday for former NBA All-Star Jayson Williams, who is accused of fatally shooting a limousine driver at his New Jersey mansion and then trying to cover it up. Williams, 34, has pleaded innocent to first-degree manslaughter in the Feb. 14 death of Costas Christofi.
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March 9, 1998
BaseballAthletics: Reassigned P Eric DuBose, P Chris Enochs, C Danny Ardoin, IF Jason Wood and ex-Orioles minor-league OF Brad Tyler to minor-league camp.Blue Jays: Optioned P Joe Young to Double-A Knoxville.Brewers: Reassigned P Tim VanEgmond, P Mike Pasqualicchio, P Kyle Peterson, P Horacia Estrada, P Mike Mirusaca, IF Mike Kinkade, IF Santiago Perez and C Jeff Alfano to minor-league camp.Padres: Gave GM Kevin Towers one-year extension through 1999 that includes team option for 2000. Assigned P Jason Middlebroook, P Al Newman, C Jimmy Gonzalez and OF Derek Lee to minors.
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September 7, 2002
The quiz The hits keep coming: Jeff Bagwell this week moved into second on the Astros' all-time hit list, trailing only teammate Craig Biggio. Name the former outfielder Bagwell passed. (Answer in For The Record) Pro Basketball Manslaughter trial for Jayson Williams to begin in February A trial date of Feb. 18 was set yesterday for former NBA All-Star Jayson Williams, who is accused of fatally shooting a limousine driver at his New Jersey mansion and then trying to cover it up. Williams, 34, has pleaded innocent to first-degree manslaughter in the Feb. 14 death of Costas Christofi.
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By BLOOMBERG NEWS | February 24, 2004
SOMERVILLE, N.J. - Jayson Williams wiped his fingerprints off a shotgun with a towel and tried to put it in the hands of the limousine driver the former basketball All-Star shot moments before, one of the people at Williams' home that night testified. Dean Bumbaco, a Williams acquaintance who was present the night driver Costas "Gus" Christofi was killed, said he entered Williams' bedroom immediately after hearing a shot and heard Williams say, "My God, my life is over" as Christofi lay on the floor.
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By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,SUN STAFF | February 15, 1997
New coach Bernie Bickerstaff has been stressing defense since he took over the Washington Bullets this week. But last night, it was his offense that took off.The Bullets shot 55.7 percent and soared to their highest point production of the season to defeat the New Jersey Nets, 125-107, before 10,642 at Baltimore Arena.The victory ended a season-high, five-game Washington losing streak and was the first under Bickerstaff, the former Denver Nuggets coach who took over from the dismissed Jim Lynam on Tuesday.
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By KNIGHT RIDDER/TRIBUNE | June 27, 2000
March Madness is history for 2000. And the Los Angeles Lakers finally ended the NBA Finals with a championship. The next order of basketball business involves tomorrow night's NBA draft. To help with the pre-draft analysis, Len Elmore, college basketball analyst for ESPN, was enlisted to offer some details. Before his television duties, Elmore had been a sports agent, representing such players as former Maryland standouts Joe Smith and Walt Williams, and ex-Dunbar star Sam Cassell. Elmore was an All-American with the Terps, then played two seasons in the American Basketball Association followed by eight years in the NBA that included a stint with the Knicks and Nets.
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January 27, 1992
BASKETBALL National Basketball Association * PHILADELPHIA 76ERS -- Activated Brian Oliver, guard, and Jayson Williams, forward, from the injured list. Placed Jeff Ruland, center, on the injured list.Continental Basketball Association * RAPID CITY THRILLERS -- Traded Irving Thomas, forward, to the Birmingham Bandits for the rights to Tony Dawson, forward, and 1992 third-round draft pick. Signed Carlton McKinney, guard-forward.HOCKEYNational Hockey League * DETROIT RED WINGS -- Recalled Keith Primeau, forward, from Adirondack of the American Hockey League.
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By KNIGHT RIDDER/TRIBUNE | June 27, 2000
March Madness is history for 2000. And the Los Angeles Lakers finally ended the NBA Finals with a championship. The next order of basketball business involves tomorrow night's NBA draft. To help with the pre-draft analysis, Len Elmore, college basketball analyst for ESPN, was enlisted to offer some details. Before his television duties, Elmore had been a sports agent, representing such players as former Maryland standouts Joe Smith and Walt Williams, and ex-Dunbar star Sam Cassell. Elmore was an All-American with the Terps, then played two seasons in the American Basketball Association followed by eight years in the NBA that included a stint with the Knicks and Nets.
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September 2, 1998
Ask the AthletesWhat is your favorite pizza topping?Kordell Stewart, quarterback, Pittsburgh Steelers:"I like the supreme - black olives, hot peppers, pepperoni, everything."Annika Sorenstam, professional golfer:"Pineapple. I enjoy the sweetness of the fruit on the pizza."Greg Maddux, pitcher, Atlanta Braves:"Jalapeo peppers. They are spicy, and I like 'em!"Jayson Williams, forward, New Jersey Nets:"I like white pizza. It has white cheese and white sauce. I eat pizza once a day!"VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.SIKIDS.
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March 9, 1998
BaseballAthletics: Reassigned P Eric DuBose, P Chris Enochs, C Danny Ardoin, IF Jason Wood and ex-Orioles minor-league OF Brad Tyler to minor-league camp.Blue Jays: Optioned P Joe Young to Double-A Knoxville.Brewers: Reassigned P Tim VanEgmond, P Mike Pasqualicchio, P Kyle Peterson, P Horacia Estrada, P Mike Mirusaca, IF Mike Kinkade, IF Santiago Perez and C Jeff Alfano to minor-league camp.Padres: Gave GM Kevin Towers one-year extension through 1999 that includes team option for 2000. Assigned P Jason Middlebroook, P Al Newman, C Jimmy Gonzalez and OF Derek Lee to minors.
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By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,SUN STAFF | February 15, 1997
New coach Bernie Bickerstaff has been stressing defense since he took over the Washington Bullets this week. But last night, it was his offense that took off.The Bullets shot 55.7 percent and soared to their highest point production of the season to defeat the New Jersey Nets, 125-107, before 10,642 at Baltimore Arena.The victory ended a season-high, five-game Washington losing streak and was the first under Bickerstaff, the former Denver Nuggets coach who took over from the dismissed Jim Lynam on Tuesday.
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,Sun Staff Correspondent | October 4, 1990
EMMITSBURG -- The Washington Bullets, speculating that veteran forward John Williams will not be physically ready for the opening of training camp tomorrow morning, have expressed interest in rookie forward Jayson Williams of St.John's.Jayson Williams was the No. 1 draft pick of the Phoenix Suns, but after considerable contract haggling, he has been offered a minimum one-year contract of $170,000."Jayson has several options," Suns president Jerry Colangelo said. "He can report to our camp, but I don't think that's in the cards.
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December 25, 1991
BasketballPhiladelphia 76ers -- Activated C Dave Hoppen from the injured list. Placed F Jayson Williams (4.3 ppg, 2.7 rpg) on the injured list with inflammation of the right foot.Sacramento Kings -- Fired coach Dick Motta (856-863 in 22 seasons as a head coach, 48-114 in 1 full and parts of 2 seasons with Sacramento), the day after Motta said he would retire at the end of the season. Named Rex Hughes interim head coach and Mike Bratz assistant coach.FootballCincinnati Bengals -- Fired coach Sam Wyche (61-16, 2-3 in playoffs)
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October 29, 1990
Basketball Dallas Mavericks -- Waived F Bob McCann and G Kelvin Upshaw.New Jersey Nets -- Signed F Derrick Coleman, top pick in NBA draft, to five-year contract.Philadelphia 76ers -- Dropped G Derek Smith (9.0 ppg). Acquired rookie F Jayson Williams, 21st selection in the NBA draft, from Phoenix Suns for a 1993 first-round draft pick.FootballMiami Dolphins -- Activated NT Shawn Lee from injured reserve. Waived DE Jeff Faulkner.HockeySt. Louis Blues -- Recalled D Robert Dirk from IHL Peoria.
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