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By Ernest B. Furgurson TTC | October 26, 1990
"I COULD CARE LESS about playoff stats. They don't mean a darn thing. Nothing. Everybody blows them out of proportion. Everybody is saying the big guys can't hit. This is one game, man. Just one game.''Thus spake Mark McGwire after the Cincinnati Reds skunked Oakland in the first game of the World Series. His words were recorded at the same fount of profundity that gave us ''It ain't over till it's over'' and ''Duh -- those guys really came to play'' and ''It was right down the middle. Minute he hit it, I knew it was gone.
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SPORTS
By Bill Free and Bill Free,Sun Staff Writer | March 6, 1995
Spirit coach Dave MacWilliams urged National Professional Soccer League commissioner Steve Paxsos to take strong action against Kansas City Attack coach Zoran Savic for his actions Saturday night in a 30-minute, bench-clearing melee in the third quarter of an 11-10 loss to the Attack in Kansas City.The incident was precipitated by Spirit forward Jon Parry's throwing a punch at Attack midfielder Goran Hunjak that resulted in a broken nose for Hunjak.Parry hit Hunjak after the two players had been exchanging words often during the game.
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By Russell Baker | October 3, 1990
MANY PEOPLE have been angered by the story of the New England Patriots football players displaying themselves naked to female sports reporter in the locker room.Many others are angry at the female sports reporter.They ask, why does she want to be in a locker room anyhow? Doesn't she know there's likely to be nudity in a locker room?Locker rooms are places where athletes shower and change clothes. These activities require undress. Doesn't she know that?Oh come off it, says the other side. Unless these players grew up rich, they probably spent their boyhoods sharing one-bathroom households with mothers and sisters.
SPORTS
July 23, 1991
Coach Wayne Fontes took steps yesterday to ensure that the Detroit Lions don't become involved in a Lisa Olson-type sexual harassment case.Fontes spoke briefly to the team after LaVeda Jones, a news anchor for radio station WKMF-AM in Flint, Mich., said several players made offensive remarks to her "and said I didn't belong there." She said the remarks were not sexual in nature.Fontes said he told the players: " 'Remember, this is a business; you have to treat people in the press with respect.
SPORTS
December 23, 2002
Moves Baseball GIANTS: Signed IF Neifi Perez to two-year contract. RANGERS: Signed free-agent P Ugueth Urbina, who had been with Red Sox, to one-year contract. ROCKIES: Signed P Scott Elarton to one-year contract. Basketball NBA: Suspended Warriors F Chris Mills three games without pay for role in altercation with Trail Blazers on Friday and for confronting Portland G-F Bonzi Wells in locker room and on team bus. HEAT: Placed C-F Ken Johnson on injured list with lower back strain.
SPORTS
By Heather A. Dinich and Heather A. Dinich,Sun Reporter | February 1, 2007
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Maryland senior guard D.J. Strawberry stood in the dank hallway outside the locker room after Tuesday night's loss at Florida State and succinctly stated what it will take for the Terps to return to the NCAA tournament. Actually, Strawberry thinks he is what will make or break this team through the final nine regular-season games. Maryland@Wake Forest Saturday, 8 p.m., Ch. 54, 1300 AM, 105.7 FM
SPORTS
By Bill Glauber and Bill Glauber,Sun Staff Correspondent | June 27, 1991
WIMBLEDON, England -- The subject is locker rooms. At Wimbledon, as in England, class is more than a state of mind; it's a way of life.Champions and seeded players in first class, top 50 in second, tour gypsies and junior wannabes in third. No exceptions allowed.For more than a decade, PamShriver dressed in first class. She could take afternoon tea with Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert, or look out a window to see the ever-changing summer weather.But Shriver, ranked 34th in the world, is unseeded this year and relegated to second class.
SPORTS
By Jamison Hensley and Jamison Hensley,Sun reporter | September 4, 2007
While Ravens center Mike Flynn was doing a television interview in the locker room, receiver Derrick Mason decided to have some fun. "Have you heard about what they're doing with Mike Flynn?" Mason shouted only a few feet away from where the camera was pointed at the 10-year veteran. "They're going to move Chris Chester from right guard to center. They're going to put Flynn out to pasture." RAVENS@BENGALS Season opener, Monday, 7 p.m., ESPN, Ch. 13, 1090 AM, 97.9 FM Line: Bengals by 2 1/2
SPORTS
By JEFF BARKER | October 22, 2008
As you know, Maryland is in the midst of a multiyear renovation at Byrd Stadium that is to include: Tyser Tower, with its 64 suites; adding about 8,000 seats to the west end zone in a later phase, bringing stadium capacity to about 60,000; lowering the field and putting in FieldTurf; and upgrading the locker room. What else needs to be changed/revamped/added to improve the fan experience at Byrd? (For more, go to baltimoresun.com/terpsblog)
NEWS
By Hanah Cho and Melissa Harris and Hanah Cho and Melissa Harris,SUN STAFF | April 8, 2005
Howard County police and school officials are investigating thefts involving Hammond High School track athletes, who have been implicated in an incident in a Mount Hebron High School locker room during a meet there Wednesday, authorities said yesterday. About 120 to 200 male and female athletes from Hammond, Mount Hebron and Howard high schools participated in the competition that ended with police asking students to return stolen goods. No arrests were made. Police are looking into charges, said Pfc. Jennifer Reidy.
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