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July 3, 1995
BaseballAtlanta Braves -- Signed free-agent 3B Gary Scott to a Triple-A contract.Colorado Rockies -- Signed 1B Todd Helton and assigned him to Single-A Asheville.Houston Astros -- Optioned P Pedro A. Martinez to Triple-A Tucson. Purchased the contract of P Ross Powell from Tucson. Sent OF Phil Plantier to Tucson on an injury rehabilitation assignment.Kansas City Royals -- Promoted P Nevin Brewer and P Kevin Rawitzer from Single-A Wilmington to Double-A Wichita.Seattle Mariners -- Activated P Steve Frey from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Marc Newfield to Triple-A Tacoma.
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October 3, 1992
BasketballHouston Rockets -- Signed C Tom Copa.New Jersey Nets -- Signed C Dwayne Schintzius to a one-year contract.Albany Patroons (CBA) -- Changed name to Capital Region Pontiacs.FootballBuffalo Bills -- Waived WR Chris Walsh and signed him to the practice squad.Los Angeles Rams -- Signed TE Travis McNeal.New England Patriots -- Activated DE Tim Edwards from the practice squad. Released CB Darren Anderson.Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Signed RB James Brooks.HockeyMontreal Canadiens -- Signed C Paul DiPietro to a one-year contract.
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September 9, 1992
BaseballTexas-Pan American -- Named Gary Gallup athletic director.FootballChicago Bears -- Placed special teams player Glen Kozlowski on Added RB Bob Christian and WR Barry Wagner to the practice squad.Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Placed S Tony Covington on IR. Re-signed DB Chris Barber.HockeyNew York Rangers -- Agreed to terms with G Mike Richter, D Jay Wells and RW Tie Domi.St. Louis Blues -- Named Yuri Karmanov part-time European scout.Washington Capitals -- Signed LW Dmitri Khristich to a one-year contract with an option year.
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January 3, 1993
BasketballNBA -- Fined New York Knicks F Charles Oakley $10,000 and Indiana Pacers F Dale Davis $7,500 for flagrant fouls committed in a game Wednesday.FootballHouston Oilers -- Activated LB Lamar Lathon from IR. Placed DT Jeff Alm on IR.Pittsburgh Steelers -- Announced that reserve LB Levon Kirkland, who fractured his left wrist in practice Friday, should be able to play Saturday.HockeyNew York Islanders -- Recalled D Tom Kurvers from AHL Capital District on an emergency basis.Toronto Maple Leafs -- Sent G Felix Potvin and F Guy Larose to AHL St. John's.
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By Special to The Sun | June 30, 1994
LANDOVER -- The Washington Capitals didn't have to look far for their eighth-round selection in the 1994 entry draft.With the 197th overall choice, the Capitals took left wing Chris Patrick, son of team president Dick Patrick. Chris, 6 feet 5 and 200 pounds, attended Kent School in Connecticut and will go to Princeton this fall."He is a big player whose four years at Princeton will help him develop leg strength and improve his skating," Jack Button, the Capitals' director of player personnel, said in a statement.
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By James H. Jackson | April 4, 1991
The Washington Capitals yesterday lost goaltender Mike Liut with a bruised ankle when he was hit by a puck in practice.Jim Hrivnak was recalled from the Baltimore Skipjacks as an emergency backup to Don Beaupre for last night's opening Stanley Cup playoff game at Madison Square Garden against the New York Rangers.Liut is expected to practice today, and Hrivnak is expected to be returned to the Skipjacks in time for their Calder Cup playoff opener tomorrow against the Binghamton Rangers in Binghamton, N.Y. The Skipjacks have, therefore, not recalled a goalie to replace Hrivnak.
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By James H. Jackson | October 18, 1990
The Baltimore Skipjacks yesterday assigned two former first-round draft choices, goalie Ollie Kolzig and center Harry Mews, to the Hampton Roads Admirals of the East Coast Hockey League yesterday.Kolzig, the No. 1 choice of the Washington Capitals in the 198 entry draft, played junior hockey last year with the Tri-City Americans of the Western Hockey League, but had not seen any action with the Skipjacks this season.Mews, who played for Northeastern University last year, was Washington's No. 1 choice in the 1988 supplemental draft.
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By James H. Jackson | September 12, 1990
Terry Murray plans to use a blend of veterans and rookies when his Washington Capitals open their exhibition season Friday at 7:35 p.m. against the New York Rangers at the Baltimore Arena.Murray, whose team has been practicing since Sunday in Lake Placid, N.Y., said he plans to have veteran Mike Liut, acquired from the Hartford Whalers late last season, and rookie Jim Hrivnak, share the goaltending against the Rangers, the team the Capitals defeated in the Stanley Cup playoffs last spring to win the Patrick Division championship.
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October 23, 1993
BaseballOrioles -- Signed manager Johnny Oates to a two-year contract extension with an option for the 1996 season and general manager Ro aland Hemond to a two-year contract extension. Announced that third-base coach Mike Ferraro will not be retained.Boston Red Sox -- Agreed to terms with P Greg Harris on a one-year contract.Colorado Rockies -- Signed P Kyle Duke, P Steve Allen, OF Paul List, OF Troy Ricker and IF-OF Stu Cole.BasketballGolden State Warriors -- Waived F Jeff Stern.CollegesAuburn -- Announced that basketball G Antonio Dixon, who played last season at Cowley County (Kan.
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By Nestor Aparicio | February 15, 1991
VS. HALIFAX CITADELS& * WHEN: Tonight, 7:30.VS. NEWMARKET SAINTS* WHEN: Sunday, 7 p.m.* WHERE: Both at Baltimore Arena.* RADIO: Both on WLIF-AM 1300.* OUTLOOK: The Jacks (31-24-3) are expecting a big crowd for tonight's final matchup of the season with the Citadels (25-26-10), who lead the series 3-0. The Jacks played poorly in a 5-4 loss Tuesday night. They will be without center Alfie Turcotte and defenseman Mark Ferner, who are on West Coast recall with the Washington Capitals. Defenseman Kent Paynter will make his first start in a month tonight, coming off a knee injury.
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