November 18, 1996
TORONTO -- Mike Clemons took the opening kickoff 91 yards to give the Toronto Argonauts a lead they never relinquished en route to a 43-7 victory over the visiting Montreal Alouettes, formerly the Baltimore Stallions, in the Canadian Football League Eastern Conference championship game yesterday.Toronto, coached by Don Matthews, who won the Grey Cup last year with the Stallions, will play in the title game Sunday at 6: 30 p.m. in Hamilton against the Edmonton Eskimos, who beat the host Calgary Stampeders, 15-12.
February 26, 1991
BaseballCleveland Indians -- Agreed to terms with C Sandy Alomar Jr. (.290, 9 HRs, 66 RBI in 132 games) and IF Jeff Manto (.224, 2 HR, 14 RBI in 30 games) on one-year contracts. Alomar received $345,000.San Diego Padres -- Agreed to two-year contract extension through 1993 with Yuma, Ariz., their spring training site.Texas Rangers -- Named Marc Sullivan advance scout and Larry Himes scouting consultant.BasketballGolden State Warriors -- Placed F Tom Tolbert on injured list. Activated C Les Jepsen.
September 19, 1995
BaseballMajor League Baseball: Announced the appointment of Randy Levine as chief labor negotiator.BasketballGolden State Warriors: Acquired G B. J. Armstrong from the Toronto Raptors for F-C Victor Alexander, F-C Carlos Rodgers and the rights to three draft picks: F Dwayne Whitfield, F Martin Lewis and C Michael McDonald.New Jersey Nets: Named Stan Albeck and Clifford Ray assistant coaches.CollegeNorth Atlantic Conference: Named Towson State G Mike State men's soccer Player of the Week and freshman setter Heather Hutson (Glen Burnie)
September 14, 2000
Basketball Heat: Signed C Todd Fuller and F Don MacLean Trail Blazers: Signed free-agent C Will Perdue, who had been with Bulls, to two-year contract. Re-signed free-agent G-F Stacey Augmon. Continental Basketball Association: Reached agreement with Black Entertainment Television to televise designated games during 2000-01 season. College Oklahoma: Extended football coach Bob Stoops' contract through Dec. 31, 2005. Washington: Named Al Hairston men's assistant basketball coach. Football Bengals: Released CB Sirr Parker from practice squad.
September 1, 1995
Baltimore Stallions rush end Elfrid Payton, who tied a single-game Canadian Football League record with five sacks in last week's 41-14 victory over the Toronto Argonauts, has been named the CFL's Lineman of the Week.It marked the second time this year that Payton -- who is tied for the league lead with 16 sacks -- has won the award.Baltimore offensive lineman Mike Withycombe, who replaced injured Shar Pourdanesh (sprained ankles) at left tackle against Toronto, was the runner-up for Lineman of the Week.
August 7, 1994
BaseballChicago Cubs -- Signed P Donn Pall. Placed former Orioles P Jose Bautista on the 15-day DL. Moved P Anthony Young from the 15- to the 60-day DL.Florida Marlins -- Activated P Ryan Bowen from the DL.New York Mets -- Placed P Josias Manzanillo on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 28. Activated P Pete Smith from the 15-day DL. Signed P Kyle Kessel.San Francisco Giants -- Placed P Mark Portugal on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of P Kent Bottenfield from Triple-A Phoenix. Moved IF Robby Thompson from the 15- to the 60-day DL.Texas Rangers -- Activated P Tim Leary from the 15-day DL. Optioned P Hector Fajardo to Triple-A Oklahoma City.