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By Alan Goldstein | April 2, 1991
Charlotte Hornets center Mike Gminski was telling everyone within earshot at the Capital Centre on Sunday afternoon that he heard Philadelphia 76ers owner Harold Katz wants to unload "bad boys" Charles Barkley and Rick Mahorn.Gminski, traded by Philadelphia to the Hornets earlier this season for forward Armon Gilliam, remains friendly with most of the 76ers and is familiar with Katz's growing disaffection with Barkley.Meanwhile, the 76ers' leading scorer (28.3 points per game) and rebounder (10.3 per game)
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By Andy Knobel and Andy Knobel,SUN STAFF | October 28, 2001
When boxer Bernard Hopkins entered the ring and took off his robe earlier this month at Madison Square Garden in New York, he showed off more than his rippled physique. Written in large letters across his back in a temporary tattoo was "Goldenpalace.com," an advertisement for an online casino that, according to Bloomberg News, is believed to be the first endorsement of its kind by a North American professional athlete. The tattoo didn't last long -- the dye ran when Hopkins started to sweat and was washed off by the third round.
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SPORTS
November 15, 1993
BasketballNew Jersey Nets -- Activated C Benoit Benjamin; placed F Rick Mahorn on the injured list.HockeyNHL -- Suspended F Geoff Courtnall of the Vancouver Canucks for one game pending further review of an incident in a game Saturday night against the Calgary Flames.
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June 9, 2000
Baseball Dodgers: Acquired P Kenny Kutz from Reds to complete April 1 trade that sent IF Juan Castro to Cincinnati. Indians: Purchased contract of P Kane Davis from Triple-A Buffalo. Optioned P Mark Watson to Buffalo. Designated P Jared Camp for assignment. Mets: Sold contract of OF Jon Nunnally to Orix Blue Wave in Japan. Tigers: Signed P Matt Wheatland. Sold contract of P Masao Kida to Orix in Japan. Aberdeen (Independent): Signed P Pete Nyari. Released P Kasey Richardson. Basketball Hawks: Named Rick Mahorn and Eric Musselman assistant coaches.
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By Bill Lyon and Bill Lyon,Knight-Ridder | May 7, 1991
CHICAGO -- In Chicago Stadium, a seedy and compelling argument for urban renewal, the teams must submerge to find their locker rooms, much like going down into the sewers of Paris.And when the Philadelphia 76ers came up from their cellar nest last night for Game 2 of their playoff scrum with the Chicago Bulls, they had the appropriate fang-bared, molten-eyed look of sewer rats.Rick Mahorn, most menacing scowl in place, looked quite capable of giving someone rabies. Hersey Hawkins, by nature a man of placid temperament, looked like a wanted poster.
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,Staff Writer | November 16, 1992
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Washington Bullets rookie Tom Gugliotta, who grew up across the river on Long Island, had his own rooting section of family and friends at the Meadowlands Arena last night and responded with 19 points, 15 rebounds and three assists.But Gugliotta got little help from his teammates as the New Jersey Nets limited the Bullets to 12 points in the second quarter to gain a 59-46 halftime lead and fought off a late rally for a 111-104 victory.Washington (1-5) trimmed a 16-point deficit early in the last quarter to 103-97 on a three-point shot by Rex Chapman (21 points)
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By David Steele and David Steele,DAVID STEELE Is a sportwriter for the Stamford Advocate | April 19, 1992
In life, there are opportunities, and then there are opportunities.It's the difference between designing a suit for, say, an NBA world champion or a four-time world boxing champion -- and making clothes for a real world champion.Or, to put it another way, how big could Isiah Thomas and Sugar Ray Leonard be compared to Nelson Mandela?"Sports is great," says Everett Hall, fashion designer to the stars -- athletes, entertainers, politicians, you name it. "It's been tremendously helpful to us. The guys are beautiful and tremendously supportive.
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,Staff Writer | October 15, 1992
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W. Va. -- This time last year, Washington Bullets owner Abe Pollin vowed, as a matter of principle, he would never trade John Williams, whose lingering weight problems limited him to 33 games over the past two seasons. The veteran forward was under medical suspension all of last year.But last week Pollin gave his full endorsement to the trade that sent all 318 pounds of Williams to the Los Angeles Clippers for rookie forward Don MacLean and reserve center William Bedford, who has since been released by the Bullets.
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July 21, 1991
U.S. routs Panama, 7-1, as Washington scores 2Dante Washington of Columbia and Curt Onalfo scored two goals apiece, as the United States routed Panama, 7-1, yesterday in a Group C Olympic qualifier.The United States outshot Panama, 26-2. The United States is 2-0-1 in its round-robin series with Panama and Haiti. The Americans can clinch a berth in the Olympic regional finals for North and Central America and the Caribbean with a win or tie Aug. 25 at Haiti. Two teams from the regional will advance to the 1992 Olympics.
SPORTS
June 9, 2000
Baseball Dodgers: Acquired P Kenny Kutz from Reds to complete April 1 trade that sent IF Juan Castro to Cincinnati. Indians: Purchased contract of P Kane Davis from Triple-A Buffalo. Optioned P Mark Watson to Buffalo. Designated P Jared Camp for assignment. Mets: Sold contract of OF Jon Nunnally to Orix Blue Wave in Japan. Tigers: Signed P Matt Wheatland. Sold contract of P Masao Kida to Orix in Japan. Aberdeen (Independent): Signed P Pete Nyari. Released P Kasey Richardson. Basketball Hawks: Named Rick Mahorn and Eric Musselman assistant coaches.
SPORTS
November 15, 1993
BasketballNew Jersey Nets -- Activated C Benoit Benjamin; placed F Rick Mahorn on the injured list.HockeyNHL -- Suspended F Geoff Courtnall of the Vancouver Canucks for one game pending further review of an incident in a game Saturday night against the Calgary Flames.
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,Staff Writer | November 16, 1992
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Washington Bullets rookie Tom Gugliotta, who grew up across the river on Long Island, had his own rooting section of family and friends at the Meadowlands Arena last night and responded with 19 points, 15 rebounds and three assists.But Gugliotta got little help from his teammates as the New Jersey Nets limited the Bullets to 12 points in the second quarter to gain a 59-46 halftime lead and fought off a late rally for a 111-104 victory.Washington (1-5) trimmed a 16-point deficit early in the last quarter to 103-97 on a three-point shot by Rex Chapman (21 points)
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,Staff Writer | October 15, 1992
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W. Va. -- This time last year, Washington Bullets owner Abe Pollin vowed, as a matter of principle, he would never trade John Williams, whose lingering weight problems limited him to 33 games over the past two seasons. The veteran forward was under medical suspension all of last year.But last week Pollin gave his full endorsement to the trade that sent all 318 pounds of Williams to the Los Angeles Clippers for rookie forward Don MacLean and reserve center William Bedford, who has since been released by the Bullets.
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By David Steele and David Steele,DAVID STEELE Is a sportwriter for the Stamford Advocate | April 19, 1992
In life, there are opportunities, and then there are opportunities.It's the difference between designing a suit for, say, an NBA world champion or a four-time world boxing champion -- and making clothes for a real world champion.Or, to put it another way, how big could Isiah Thomas and Sugar Ray Leonard be compared to Nelson Mandela?"Sports is great," says Everett Hall, fashion designer to the stars -- athletes, entertainers, politicians, you name it. "It's been tremendously helpful to us. The guys are beautiful and tremendously supportive.
SPORTS
July 21, 1991
U.S. routs Panama, 7-1, as Washington scores 2Dante Washington of Columbia and Curt Onalfo scored two goals apiece, as the United States routed Panama, 7-1, yesterday in a Group C Olympic qualifier.The United States outshot Panama, 26-2. The United States is 2-0-1 in its round-robin series with Panama and Haiti. The Americans can clinch a berth in the Olympic regional finals for North and Central America and the Caribbean with a win or tie Aug. 25 at Haiti. Two teams from the regional will advance to the 1992 Olympics.
SPORTS
By Bill Lyon and Bill Lyon,Knight-Ridder | May 7, 1991
CHICAGO -- In Chicago Stadium, a seedy and compelling argument for urban renewal, the teams must submerge to find their locker rooms, much like going down into the sewers of Paris.And when the Philadelphia 76ers came up from their cellar nest last night for Game 2 of their playoff scrum with the Chicago Bulls, they had the appropriate fang-bared, molten-eyed look of sewer rats.Rick Mahorn, most menacing scowl in place, looked quite capable of giving someone rabies. Hersey Hawkins, by nature a man of placid temperament, looked like a wanted poster.
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By Sam Smith and Sam Smith,Chicago Tribune | January 13, 1991
CHICAGO -- Bill Fitch, the New Jersey Nets' coach, was there blowing the whistle and diagramming the plays when some of the greatest players of the generation came along.The list of luminaries doesn't include Chicago Bulls coach Phil Jackson, though he did average in double figures in points and rebounds his first season under Fitch at University of North Dakota.It does include Larry Bird, Ralph Sampson and Akeem Olajuwon, all of whom Fitch coached in the National Basketball Association when they were rookies.
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By Andy Knobel and Andy Knobel,SUN STAFF | October 28, 2001
When boxer Bernard Hopkins entered the ring and took off his robe earlier this month at Madison Square Garden in New York, he showed off more than his rippled physique. Written in large letters across his back in a temporary tattoo was "Goldenpalace.com," an advertisement for an online casino that, according to Bloomberg News, is believed to be the first endorsement of its kind by a North American professional athlete. The tattoo didn't last long -- the dye ran when Hopkins started to sweat and was washed off by the third round.
SPORTS
By Alan Goldstein | April 2, 1991
Charlotte Hornets center Mike Gminski was telling everyone within earshot at the Capital Centre on Sunday afternoon that he heard Philadelphia 76ers owner Harold Katz wants to unload "bad boys" Charles Barkley and Rick Mahorn.Gminski, traded by Philadelphia to the Hornets earlier this season for forward Armon Gilliam, remains friendly with most of the 76ers and is familiar with Katz's growing disaffection with Barkley.Meanwhile, the 76ers' leading scorer (28.3 points per game) and rebounder (10.3 per game)
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By Sam Smith and Sam Smith,Chicago Tribune | January 13, 1991
CHICAGO -- Bill Fitch, the New Jersey Nets' coach, was there blowing the whistle and diagramming the plays when some of the greatest players of the generation came along.The list of luminaries doesn't include Chicago Bulls coach Phil Jackson, though he did average in double figures in points and rebounds his first season under Fitch at University of North Dakota.It does include Larry Bird, Ralph Sampson and Akeem Olajuwon, all of whom Fitch coached in the National Basketball Association when they were rookies.
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