August 22, 1991 |
Boston Celtic star Larry Bird will consider joining Magic Johnson and Patrick Ewing on the U.S. Olympic basketball team next year. Attorney Bob Woolf had said Bird would definitely play in Barcelona, then said Bird called to say he had agreed only to consider it.
October 4, 1988 |
Laker guard Byron Scott, coming off a season in which he set career bests in five categories, signed a 5-year contract worth an estimated $1.2 million annually, it was announced Monday. Scott, 27, averaged 21.7 points and had 3 of the Lakers' top 5 scoring games of the 1987-88 season. He became a free agent after the Lakers won their second straight National Basketball Assn. title, but made it clear to his agent, Bob Woolf , that he didn't want to leave Los Angeles or the Lakers.
July 30, 1991 |
Listening to Robinson Monday, it wasn't a mystery to figure out who has the upper leg in the team's punting battle between incumbent Keith English and Dale Hatcher. "Dale Hatcher, in particular, is punting as well as he has ever punted," Robinson said. . . . Bob Woolf, agent for unsigned No. 1 pick Todd Lyght, said Monday there have been no serious talks recently and none were scheduled.
July 12, 1991 |
The NFL plans to subpoena 10 top agents in connection with a lawsuit in which the league alleges collusion between agents and the players' association. At a six-hour meeting in Dallas, the 28 NFL clubs were told that the subpoenas will be served for a lawsuit being heard in federal district court in Minneapolis. In that suit, the league has charged that the NFLPA and various agents have been in collusion in fixing salaries by sharing salary information.