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SPORTS
May 13, 2007
Moves Baseball ATHLETICS -- Recalled P Dallas Braden from Triple-A Sacramento. Designated IF Todd Walker for assignment. BLUE JAYS -- Recalled IF Ryan Roberts from Triple-A Syracuse. PHILLIES -- Placed 1B Ryan Howard on 15-day DL, retroactive to Thursday. Recalled C-IF Chris Coste from Triple-A Ottawa. TIGERS -- Optioned P Aquilino Lopez to Triple-A Toledo. Purchased contract of P Virgil Vasquez from Toledo. WHITE SOX -- Placed IF Alex Cintron on bereavement list. Recalled IF Andy Gonzalez from Triple-A Charlotte.
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SPORTS
December 12, 1996
Georgia Tech (4-1) at Maryland (6-0)Site: Cole Field House, College ParkTime: 8TV/Radio: Chs. 54, 9/WBAL (1090 AM), WTOP (1500 AM)Outlook: The Terrapins, in their earliest ACC opener since 1981, want to build off wins over Cal and George Washington; the Yellow Jackets want to rebound from a 76-58 loss to Temple. Georgia Tech had 21 turnovers in that game and Maryland will be looking to exploit freshmen guards Kevin Morris (10 ppg, 5.6 apg, 3.4 turnovers a game) and Jason Floyd (7.8 ppg). But Maryland's sophomore guards, Terrell Stokes and Laron Profit, have shown their erratic tendencies.
SPORTS
By BILL FREE | February 19, 1999
The week in reviewResultsWon at home over North Carolina, 81-64, SaturdayWho's hotSteve Francis did everything but hand out Valentine's Day cards Saturday in a 22-point performance against the Tar Heels. He hit eight of 12 from the field, including 4-for-6 from three-point range, had five steals, three assists and three rebounds.Who's notTerrell Stokes had nine assists and shut down Ed Cota against Carolina, but had another scoreless game. The senior has gone scoreless in six games this season.
SPORTS
By FROM STAFF REPORTS | December 30, 1998
Maryland senior forward Laron Profit and junior guard Steve Francis are among 30 players listed as midseason candidates for the John R. Wooden All-American Team and Player of the Year honors. The midseason top 30 is based on performances through the first half of the season as determined by the Wooden Award Committee.The Wooden Award Trophy and All-America Team presentations will be held April 2 in Los Angeles and will be televised live on Fox Sports Net at 7 p.m.The other 28 candidates:Elton Brand (Duke)
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | June 13, 2003
In Anne Arundel 6 CSX cars derail; officials expect normal service today JESSUP -- Six cars of a CSX freight train derailed in Jessup yesterday morning, delaying commuter and freight traffic all day. No one was injured. The 115-car train was traveling from Philadelphia to Richmond, Va., when six cars carrying solid waste in sealed containers went off the track, said CSX spokesman Bob Sullivan. The cars remained upright and did not spill, he said. CSX does not know what caused the derailment, which delayed Maryland Transit Administration MARC trains.
SPORTS
By Ken Murray | October 29, 1995
COLLEGE PARK -- Keith Booth scored 31 points and Rodney Elliott added 22 to power the White team past the Red, 94-68, in a Maryland intrasquad basketball scrimmage at Cole Field House yesterday.Coach Gary Williams placed an emphasis on conditioning, and got the dividends he sought in the 40-minute, five-on-five workout that was ragged at times."Conditioning- and effort-wise, we were good," Williams said. "Like everybody else, we're looking to get better execution."Exree Hipp and Terrell Stokes were held out of the scrimmage with injuries, leaving the Terps with just one extra player for the scrimmage.
SPORTS
By Paul McMullen and Paul McMullen,SUN STAFF | April 6, 1999
Terence Morris, the top returning basketball player for Maryland, will undergo surgery Friday to repair a fractured bone in his right foot.Morris, a sophomore forward from Frederick who was an all-Atlantic Coast Conference first-team selection, fractured the fifth metatarsal in his right foot on Thursday while playing at a campus rec center. A campus spokesman said that the fracture will be repaired by surgically inserting a screw into the bone.Morris will be in a walking boot cast for two to three weeks, and a complete recovery is expected in six to eight weeks.
SPORTS
April 13, 2001
Baseball Braves: Claimed P Jose Cabrera off waivers from Astros. Signed OF Bernard Gilkey to minor-league contract. White Sox: Placed P Cal Eldred on 15-day DL with pain in his right elbow. Recalled P Lorenzo Barcelo from Triple-A Charlotte. Basketball NBA: Hawks' Lorenzen Wright and Cavaliers' Chris Gatling were suspended for one game without pay and fined $7,500 by the NBA for altercation. College Arizona: Announced that sophomore G Gilbert Arenas has declared for NBA Draft. DePaul: Announced that junior F Bobby Simmons has declared for NBA Draft.
SPORTS
By Don Markus and Don Markus,SUN STAFF | May 30, 1996
COLLEGE PARK -- Three years after helping to bring Joe Smith to the University of Maryland, assistant basketball coach Art Perry soon will be out of a job.Maryland coach Gary Williams said yesterday that he has decided not to renew Perry's contract for next season. Williams said it had nothing to do with the Terrapins losing high school All-American Nate James of Frederick to Duke."I just felt it time to go in a different direction," said Williams. "It's not because of Nate James or anything like that."
SPORTS
November 2, 1994
COLLEGE PARK -- The University of Maryland men's basketball team has received its first oral commitment in what is expected to be a busy fall signing period for the Terrapins.Laron Profit, a 6-foot-6 guard, committed to the Terps after making his official visit last weekend.Jeff Savage, Profit's coach at Caesar Rodney High in Camden, Del., yesterday confirmed the player's decision, according to published reports. The signing period begins Nov. 9."He's playing point guard for us, but he'll be a 2-3 [shooting guard-small forward]
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