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June 21, 1992
BaseballCincinnati Reds -- Called up P Tony Menendez from Triple-A Nashville. Sent C Scott Bradley to Nashville.Philadelphia Phillies -- Optioned P Brad Brink to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Purchased the contract of former Orioles P Mickey Weston.San Francisco Giants -- Waived P Kelly Downs. Optioned SS Royce Clayton to Triple-A Phoenix. Recalled SS Mike Benjamin. Activated P Bill Swift.CollegesJohns Hopkins -- Named Leo Weil Jr. coach of the women's soccer team, which will move from club to varsity sport status.
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SPORTS
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.
SPORTS
By BILL ORDINE | March 12, 2008
NHL Flames@Capitals 7 P.M. [CSN, CSN+] The story line is that the Washington Capitals were in the midst of a surprising playoff run when they ran into a brick wall over the weekend, losing close games to the Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins. The Caps need this one badly if they hope to have any shot at qualifying for the playoffs.
SPORTS
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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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 Sandra McKee and Sandra McKee,SUN STAFF | January 9, 1996
NEW YORK -- The Washington Capitals walked down the middle of East 39th Street yesterday, trying to save their dress shoes and sneakers from the piles of snow that covered the sidewalks of New York.There was no traffic following one of the biggest snowstorms here in 18 years. The city was quiet. No taxis, few buses. People walking, laughing and sliding down the middle of streets as if auditioning for a Currier and Ives print.Neither was there a game against the New York Rangers last night.
SPORTS
January 10, 2008
WASHINGTON -- The Washington Capitals got two goals, from Donald Brashear and David Steckel in the third period, and Olie Kolzig made 18 saves in a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche last night. The game was scoreless until Brashear scored 2:51 into the third period. Matt Bradley skated from behind the net and directed a pass to Brooks Laich, whose shot from the left circle was tipped past Jose Theodore by Brashear. With 3:59 left, Steckel tapped the puck off a Colorado defender and past an out-of-position Theodore, who made 21 saves, for a 2-0 lead.
SPORTS
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 Edward Lee and Edward Lee,SUN STAFF | December 21, 1995
Old Mill Senior High School and the Washington Capitals have joined forces to raise money for a former Old Mill student who needs a new heart.Lacy Chenoweth, 16, has been suffering from heart problems since birth.Lacy, who would have ended his first semester as a sophomore at Old Mill this month, has been waiting for a heart transplant since September."It's a pretty sad story," said Kevin Randolph, a counselor at Old Mill. "It didn't take a whole lot of prompting on our part."The school is trying to sell 100 Washington Capitals tickets for a Jan. 26 game against the Buffalo Sabres, said Mr. Randolph.
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