September 20, 2007
Moves Baseball BRAVES -- Purchased contract of P Jeff Bennett from Triple-A Richmond. Recalled P Joey Devine and OF Brandon Jones from Richmond. Designated P Kevin Barry for assignment. DEVIL RAYS -- Purchased contract of OF Justin Ruggiano from Triple-A Durham. Colleges UNC WILMINGTON -- Announced that G Darryl Felder left the men's basketball team and withdrew from school. Football BEARS -- Terminated contract of P Dirk Johnson. Re-signed CB Ade Jimoh. BENGALS -- Signed LB Dhani Jones to one-year contract.
December 27, 2000
Baseball Mets: Promoted Jim Duquette to senior assistant GM-player personnel and Kevin Morgan to director of minor-league operations. Extended non-roster invitations to spring training to 1B-OF Mark Johnson, P Pete Walker and P Paul Wagner. Basketball Cavaliers: Placed C Zydrunas Ilgauskas on injured list with broken foot. Activated C Chris Mihm. Hawks: Activated G Jim Jackson from injured list. Hornets: Activated F Derrick Coleman from injured list. Placed F Eddie Robinson on injured list.
September 2, 1995
EASTDivision predictionThe Miami Dolphins, who are trying to give Don Shula one more championship, should breeze to the division title, and New England figures to get a wild-card spot. Buffalo and Indianapolis will be in contention but likely will fall short, and the Jets will pull up the rear.1. Miami Dolphins1994 record: Division champions with a 10-6 record, but lost second-round playoff game at San Diego.Coach: Don Shula (338-165-6, including 265-139-2 at Miami)Key additions: TE Eric Green, DL Trace Armstrong, WR Randal Hill, WR Gary Clark and DB Louis Oliver.
January 24, 1991
The Player of the Year charity dinner scheduled Super Bowl eve by the NFL Alumni and its presenting sponsor, USF&G Corp., has been canceled because of U.S. involvement in the Persian Gulf war.According to Bruce Bosley, executive director of the Alumni organization, "This decision was not made lightly. It was guided by the dictates of reason and propriety, as we see it."In announcing the joint decision, senior vice president of USF&G Minor Carter added, "We feel badly because of the charitable aspects of this event.
October 28, 1995
BaseballArizona Diamondbacks: Named former Orioles GM Roland Hemond senior executive vice president of baseball operations.Boston Red Sox: Assigned the contracts of IF Chris Donnels, OF Tuffy Rhodes and P Luis Aquino to the Kintetsu Buffaloes of Japan's Pacific League for cash.Detroit Tigers: Fired Joe Klein, general manager.Montreal Expos: Named Jim Beattie general manager.San Francisco Giants: Reached agreement with 1B Mark Carreon and C Tom Lampkin on one-year contracts.BasketballNBA: Announced that Miami Heat C Matt Geiger has been suspended one game and fined $10,000 for a flagrant hit of Orlando C Shaquille O'Neal in Tuesday's exhibition game.
September 22, 1990
BaseballCleveland Indians -- Claimed P Steve Cummings (2-0, 3.78 ERA) from Toronto Blue Jays' major-league roster as part of deal that sent P Bud Black to Toronto.Oakland Athletics -- Activated OF Dave Henderson from disabled list.San Diego Padres -- Fired Jack McKeon as GM.BasketballCleveland Cavaliers -- Matched Minnesota Timberwolves' offer sheet to restricted free-agent G Steve Kerr.Denver Nuggets -- Agreed to terms with G Michael Adams to five-year contract extension.San Antonio Spurs -- Announced they will not re-sign F David Wingate for 1990-91 season.
September 25, 1996
Bam MorrisPosition: Running back.Age: 24.College: Texas Tech.Career highlights: Named Pittsburgh Steelers Rookie of the Year in 1994 after gaining 836 yards and scoring seven touchdowns. Ran for 146 yards and a touchdown on 29 carries in first pro start, subbing for injured Barry Foster, against the New York Giants on Oct. 23, 1994. Role diminished in 1995 with emergence of Erric Pegram, but still gained 559 yards and scored a team-high nine touchdowns. Rushed for 106 yards and two touchdowns on 25 carries in AFC Divisional playoff win over Buffalo on Jan. 6, 1996, and gained a game-high 73 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries in Super Bowl XXX loss to Dallas.
April 26, 1997
BaseballCardinals: Activated C Tom Pagnozzi and LHP Rick Honeycutt from 15-day disabled list; optioned INF Steve Scarsone to Triple-A Louisville.Cubs: Optioned P Dave Swartzbaugh to Triple-A Iowa.Reds: Placed OF Reggie Sanders (back) on 15-day DL; recalled OF Curtis Goodwin from Triple-A Indianapolis.CollegesCoppin State: Announced resignation of assistant women's basketball coach Terrance Brown.Morehead State: Appointed Dane Damron and Gary Dunn assistant football coaches.FootballBengals: Signed TE Steve Bush, LB Dana Cottrell, WR Damon Daniels, RB Ty Douthard, LB Billy Granville, QB Eric Kresser, CB Anthone Lott, FB Darryl Medley, WR Wayne Messam, WR Geroy Simon, LB Tim Terry and FS Lawrence Wright.
January 19, 1997
Draft (25)1989: Chris Jacke, K, 1989, 6th.1990: LeRoy Butler, S, 2nd.1992: Edgar Bennett, RB, 4th; Mark Chmura, TE, 6th.1993: Wayne Simmons, LB, 1st; Earl Dotson, OT, 3rd; Doug Evans, CB, 6th; Bob Kuberski, NT, 7th.1994: Aaron Taylor, G, 1st; Gabe Wilkins, DE, 4th; Terry Mickens, WR, 5th; Dorsey Levens, FB, 5th.1995: Craig Newsome, CB, 1st; Darius Holland, DT, 3rd; William Henderson, FB, 3rd; Brian Williams, LB, 3rd; Antonio Freeman, WR, 3rd; Travis Jervey,...
October 21, 1995
BaseballOrioles: Fired manager Phil Regan. GM Roland Hemond resigned.Kansas City Royals: Named Kevin Barr strength and conditioning coach.Toronto Blue Jays: Named Karl Kuehl director of player development.San Juan Senators (Puerto Rican Winter League): Signed P Dwight Gooden.BasketballHBoston Celtics: Waived G Joey Johnson and F Larry Terry.CollegesAtlantic Women's Colleges Conference: Named College of Notre Dame junior Julie Desmond most outstanding field hockey player after she broke Gators' single-season record for goals with 24, scoring six in conference tournament to lead the Gators to title.