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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | February 11, 1996
T. L. Latson tied a school record by hitting all nine of his field-goal attempts as Charleston Southern topped UMBC, 68-46, last night before 1,328 at CSU Fieldhouse.The Buccaneers (12-10, 7-3) moved into second place in the Big South, and has downed UMBC (3-19, 1-9) five straight times.Alhamisi Simms led the Retrievers with 14 points and Tony Thompson had 13. UMBC shot only 30 percent (15 of 50) from the field and was out-rebounded 34-28.
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By KEVIN VAN VALKENBURG | July 12, 2008
Boxing Wladimir Klitschko vs. Tony Thompson 4 p.m. [HBO]: Times are tough for those who prefer boxing to dudes fighting in cages. And it's easy to understand why boxing generates little heat when the IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight belts are on the line, the match is held in Hamburg, Germany, and it is broadcast on a Saturday afternoon in the States. A Thompson win would be a huge upset and you probably still wouldn't care. So it goes.
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By KEVIN VAN VALKENBURG | July 12, 2008
Boxing Wladimir Klitschko vs. Tony Thompson 4 p.m. [HBO]: Times are tough for those who prefer boxing to dudes fighting in cages. And it's easy to understand why boxing generates little heat when the IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight belts are on the line, the match is held in Hamburg, Germany, and it is broadcast on a Saturday afternoon in the States. A Thompson win would be a huge upset and you probably still wouldn't care. So it goes.
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June 4, 2007
Marly de Oliveira, 69 Brazilian poet Marly de Oliveira, the Brazilian poet who wrote the award-winning volume O Mar de Permeio (The Sea Between Us), died of multiple organ failure Friday in Rio de Janeiro, the Brazilian Academy of Letters reported Saturday on its Web site. The widow of renowned poet Joao Cabral de Melo Neto, Mrs. Oliveira was elected to the Brazilian academy and won the Jabuti prize in 1998 for O Mar de Permeio, a collection of poems about anguish and emptiness. Mrs. Oliveira, a professor of Hispanic and Italian literature, wrote seven other volumes of poetry among other works in a career spanning more than 40 years, the academy said.
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December 16, 1994
WASHINGTON COLLEGE (5-3) at UMBC (0-5)Site: UMBC FieldhouseTime: 7Outlook: The Retrievers, off to their worst start in history, lost their past three games to 1994 NCAA tournament teams Maryland, Drexel and Loyola. Sophomore F Marc Lay leads the team in scoring (12.2), followed by junior G Tony Thompson (11.4) . Senior C Pascal Fleury leads the Big South in blocked shots (4.0). Washington coach Tom Finnegan notched his 300th career victory last week. The Division III Shoremen are led by sophomore G Ben Harris (23.2)
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By From Staff Reports | January 29, 1995
ROCK HILL, S.C. -- Senior guard Eric Wyatt fueled a UMBC rally by scoring all 16 of his points in the second half as the Retrievers defeated Winthrop, 71-65, yesterday in a Big South Conference game.UMBC (8-10, 5-3) trailed 51-45 with 9:47 left when Wyatt scored 13 of the team's next 20 points, including a breakaway layup with 17 seconds left that gave the Retrievers a 10-point advantage. Tony Thompson (19 points) led four UMBC players in double figures. Marc Lay and Artie Walker each scored 13.Winthrop (5-12)
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June 4, 2007
Marly de Oliveira, 69 Brazilian poet Marly de Oliveira, the Brazilian poet who wrote the award-winning volume O Mar de Permeio (The Sea Between Us), died of multiple organ failure Friday in Rio de Janeiro, the Brazilian Academy of Letters reported Saturday on its Web site. The widow of renowned poet Joao Cabral de Melo Neto, Mrs. Oliveira was elected to the Brazilian academy and won the Jabuti prize in 1998 for O Mar de Permeio, a collection of poems about anguish and emptiness. Mrs. Oliveira, a professor of Hispanic and Italian literature, wrote seven other volumes of poetry among other works in a career spanning more than 40 years, the academy said.
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,Sun Staff Writer | February 26, 1995
After blowing a 25-point lead in a two-point loss at Towson State on Thursday night, Winthrop College basketball coach Dan Kenney suspected his team was hexed."
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,Sun Staff Writer | February 12, 1995
The UMBC Retrievers' long climb back to respectability hit a serious detour last night in a showdown for second place with Big South rival Charleston Southern at UMBC Fieldhouse.The Buccaneers used a 21-2 run early in the second half to gain a 49-31 advantage and survived UMBC's furious late rally to win, 72-62, before a crowd of 1,728.It was the fifth straight conference victory for Charleston Southern (12-9, 8-3). UMBC dropped to 9-12, 6-5 in the league.And the Retrievers, who had used a suffocating defense to win eight of their previous 12 games, had the tables turned last night as they managed to shoot only 32 percent (21-for-65)
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November 25, 2003
Teddy Randazzo, 68, co-author of more than 600 songs for acts including the Temptations and Frank Sinatra, died Friday in Orlando, Fla., of undetermined causes. With co-writer Bobby Weinstein and others, Mr. Randazzo created hits such as "Goin' Out of My Head," "Hurt So Bad" and "It's Gonna Take a Miracle" for acts such as Little Anthony and the Imperials, the Lettermen, Linda Ronstadt, the Temptations and Mr. Sinatra. He began his career at age 15 as lead singer of the group the Three Chuckles.
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November 25, 2003
Teddy Randazzo, 68, co-author of more than 600 songs for acts including the Temptations and Frank Sinatra, died Friday in Orlando, Fla., of undetermined causes. With co-writer Bobby Weinstein and others, Mr. Randazzo created hits such as "Goin' Out of My Head," "Hurt So Bad" and "It's Gonna Take a Miracle" for acts such as Little Anthony and the Imperials, the Lettermen, Linda Ronstadt, the Temptations and Mr. Sinatra. He began his career at age 15 as lead singer of the group the Three Chuckles.
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February 20, 1996
Drexel (20-3) at UMBC (4-19)Site: UMBC FieldhouseTime: 7Radio: WWLG (1360 AM)Outlook: UMBC posted a major upset Saturday, a 62-61 victory over North Carolina-Asheville, which was tied for first place in the Big South Conference. Senior G Tony Thompson (16.5 ppg, 6.3 rpg) had 22 points, and junior F Marc Lay added 10, including two free throws with 1.6 seconds left. A win over Drexel would be even bigger. The Dragons lead the North Atlantic Conference at 15-1 and have won eight in a row and 16 of 17. They've beaten Towson State twice this season, and one of their losses came against Oklahoma, 85-78.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | February 11, 1996
T. L. Latson tied a school record by hitting all nine of his field-goal attempts as Charleston Southern topped UMBC, 68-46, last night before 1,328 at CSU Fieldhouse.The Buccaneers (12-10, 7-3) moved into second place in the Big South, and has downed UMBC (3-19, 1-9) five straight times.Alhamisi Simms led the Retrievers with 14 points and Tony Thompson had 13. UMBC shot only 30 percent (15 of 50) from the field and was out-rebounded 34-28.
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January 27, 1996
Navy (9-8) at Dartmouth (9-6)Site: Leede Arena, Hanover, N.H.Time: 3 p.m.Radio: WNAV (1430 AM)Outlook: After routing Army in Annapolis on Wednesday, 75-44, to regain the Patriot League lead at 4-1, Navy must play six of its next seven games on the road. Michael Heary (11.1 ppg) has regained the team scoring lead from fellow sophomore Eddie Lucas (10.9). A preseason favorite to win the Ivy League, Dartmouth already has defeated three Patriot League teams -- Holy Cross, Army and Lafayette. Junior Seamus Lonergan leads the Big Green in scoring (18.1)
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,Sun Staff Writer | February 26, 1995
After blowing a 25-point lead in a two-point loss at Towson State on Thursday night, Winthrop College basketball coach Dan Kenney suspected his team was hexed."
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,Sun Staff Writer | February 12, 1995
The UMBC Retrievers' long climb back to respectability hit a serious detour last night in a showdown for second place with Big South rival Charleston Southern at UMBC Fieldhouse.The Buccaneers used a 21-2 run early in the second half to gain a 49-31 advantage and survived UMBC's furious late rally to win, 72-62, before a crowd of 1,728.It was the fifth straight conference victory for Charleston Southern (12-9, 8-3). UMBC dropped to 9-12, 6-5 in the league.And the Retrievers, who had used a suffocating defense to win eight of their previous 12 games, had the tables turned last night as they managed to shoot only 32 percent (21-for-65)
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By From Staff Reports | January 29, 1995
ROCK HILL, S.C. -- Senior guard Eric Wyatt fueled a UMBC rally by scoring all 16 of his points in the second half as the Retrievers defeated Winthrop, 71-65, yesterday in a Big South Conference game.UMBC (8-10, 5-3) trailed 51-45 with 9:47 left when Wyatt scored 13 of the team's next 20 points, including a breakaway layup with 17 seconds left that gave the Retrievers a 10-point advantage. Tony Thompson (19 points) led four UMBC players in double figures. Marc Lay and Artie Walker each scored 13.Winthrop (5-12)
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